2016-2017 Catalog

Bachelor of Science in Information Systems

Area I-Core Component

ACC 100Accounting I

BUS 100Introduction to Business

CIS 110Computer Programming Design

ENG 115English Composition

MAT 104Algebra with Applications

Total Credit Hours:22.5

Area II-Major Core Component

CIS 111Introduction to Relational Database Management Systems

CIS 175+Introduction to Networking

CIS 255+Operating Systems

CIS 210Systems Analysis and Development

CIS 324Computer Ethics

CIS 331System Modeling Theory

Total Credit Hours:27.0

Area II-Concentration Component

Students must choose one of the Area II Concentration Components listed to complete the Bachelor of Science in Information Systems.

Total Credit Hours:31.5

Area III-General Education Component

ENG 215Research and Writing

ENG 315Professional Communications

HIS 105American History after 1865


POL 110U.S. Government

HUM 111World Cultures I

HUM 112World Cultures II

MAT 300Statistics

PHI 210Critical Thinking

PSY 100Psychology of Adjustment


PSY 105Introduction to Psychology

REL 212World Religions

SCI 110Introduction to Physical Science


SCI 115Introduction to Biology

SOC 100Introduction to Sociology

POL 300Contemporary International Problems


SOC 300Sociology of Developing Countries

Total Credit Hours:54.0

Area IV-Elective Component

These courses are selected in consultation with the Academic Advisor; within this component it is possible for students to develop a minor in a second area of study (See "Minors").  

Total Credit Hours:45.0

Minimum Total Quarter Hours Required for Graduation 180.0

Area II Concentration Requirements

Concentration in Internetworking Technology

CIS 337+Internetworking Basics

CIS 411+Advanced Routing

CIS 413+Internetworking Switching

CIS 436+Internetworking Troubleshooting

CIS 499Information Systems Capstone

Total Credit Hours:31.5

Concentration in Networking

CIS 329+Administering Desktop Clients

CIS 332+Network Server Administration I

CIS 341Security Design in a Network Server Environment

CIS 401+Network Server Administration II

CIS 408Network Infrastructure Planning

CIS 409+Network Services Infrastructure

CIS 499Information Systems Capstone

Concentration in Programming

CIS 242C++ Programming I

CIS 276SQL Programming


CIS 475Database Management Systems

CIS 326Object-Oriented Programming I

CIS 328C++ Programming II

CIS 406JAVA Programming I

CIS 407JAVA Programming II

CIS 499Information Systems Capstone

Concentration in Web Development

CIS 276SQL Programming


CIS 475Database Management Systems

CIS 307Web Page Development I

CIS 309Web Page Development II

CIS 340Web Design

CIS 440Advanced Web Design

CIS 493Creating Web Databases

CIS 499Information Systems Capstone

All courses are 4.5 quarter hour credits.

Total Credit Hours: 180

+Course and certification availability subject to change. Some courses may require pre-requisites first be satisfied through completion of the course at Strayer University, transfer credit or review of previous certifications earned. Contact your advisor for additional information.