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Computer Information Systems (B.S.)

Computer Information Systems (B.S.)

Program Requirements for 2017-2018 Catalog Year

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The General Education Program Website is located at https://www2.fgcu.edu/general_education


Program Requirements
For this major, common prerequisite courses with an asterisk (*) require prior knowledge and skills demonstrated through degree acceleration programs (e.g., the College Board’s Advanced Placement Program [AP], International Baccalaureate Program [IB], College-Level Examination Program [CLEP], Advanced International Certificate of Education Program [AICE]); dual enrollment; placement exam; or college coursework as noted below: 
 
For MAC 2233, complete MAC 1105 with a minimum grade of B. For MAC 1105, complete MAT 1033 with a minimum grade of C.
  1. FGCU General Education Program (https://www2.fgcu.edu/general_education/)
    To prevent or minimize excess hours, select general education courses that satisfy common prerequisite requirements for your intended major.

  2. Common Prerequisites
    For this major, common prerequisite courses with an asterisk (*) require prior knowledge and skills demonstrated through degree acceleration programs (e.g., the College Board's Advanced Placement Program [AP], International Baccalaureate Program [IB], College-Level Examination Program [CLEP], Advanced International Certificate of Education Program [AICE]); dual enrollment; placement exam; or college coursework.

    FGCU Course: ACG 2021 Intro to Financial Acctg. (3) Minimum grade of C
    Acceptable Substitute: ACGX021 or ACGX022 or (ACGX001 and ACGX011)

    FGCU Course: ACG 2071 Intro to Managerial Acctg.(3) Minimum grade of C
    Acceptable Substitute: ACGX071 or ACGX301

    FGCU Course: CGS 1100 Computer Software and Technology (3) Minimum grade of C
    Acceptable Substitute: CGSX100 or CGSX100C or CGSX530 or CGSX570 or CGSX060 or CGSX531 or CGSX000 or ISMX000 or CGSX518
    (Note: Select COP 1500 Introduction to Computer Science for Computer Programming Concentration)

    FGCU Course: ECO 2013 Principles of Macro Economics (3) Minimum grade of C
    Acceptable Substitute: ECOX013

    FGCU Course: ECO 2023 Principles of Micro Economics (3) Minimum grade of C
    Acceptable Substitue: ECOX023

    FGCU Course: *MAC 2233 Elementary Calculus (3) Minimum grade of C
    Acceptable Substitute: MACX233 or MACX230 or MACX311
    [Prerequisites of MAT 1033 minimum grade of C then MAC 1105 minimum grade of B; or relevant accelerated credit; or placement exam]

    FGCU Course: STA 2023 Statistical Methods (3) Minimum grade of C
    Acceptable Substitute: STAX023 or STAX122 or QMBX100

  3. Business Common Core (27 credits)
    BUL 3130 Legal & Ethical Enviro of Bus (3)
    FIN 3403 Business Finance (3)
    ISM 3011 Information Systems (3)
    MAN 3025 Principles of Management (3)
    MAR 3023 Introduction to Marketing (3)
    GEB 4890 Business Strategy (capstone) (3)
    ENC 3250 Professional Writing (3)
    SPC 2023 Public Speaking (3)
    TRA 3151 Operations Management (3)

  4. Required Courses in the Major (18 credits)
    ISM 3113 Systems Analysis & Design (3)
    ISM 3212 Database Concepts & Admin (3)
    ISM 3220 Data Communications (3)
    ISM 3232 Intermed Business Programming (3)
    ISM 4154 Systems Integration Strategies (3)
    QMB 3302 Business Analytics (3)

  5. Restricted Electives/Concentration (9-13 credits)
    Select one of the following groupings:

    1. Restricted Electives (No concentration noted on transcript)
      ISM 3230 Intro Business Programming (3)

      Select an additional 6 credits of approved upper division (3-4000 level) electives in Computer Information Systems from the following list: ISM 3053; 3400; 4094; 4243; 4323; 4332; 4905; 4930; 4941; or TRA 3132. (Other 3-4000 level courses with a Computer Information Systems focus may be considered to meet the elective requirement - see LCOB advisor.)

    2. Computer Programming Concentration:
      MAC 2312 Calculus II (4)
      COP 2006 Introduction to Programming (3)
      COP 2001 Programming Methodology (3)
      COP 3003 Object-Oriented Programming (3)
  6. University Requirements (3 credits)
    IDS 3920 University Colloquium (3)

  7. Additional Electives - as needed to reach total credits required for the degree
TOTAL CREDITS REQUIRED: 120 HRS