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Computer Information Systems

William B. Greene Jr., School of Business & Technology


The major in computer information systems (CIS) is designed to prepare students for careers as programmers/analysts, lead programmers, management information systems directors, and systems project leaders for applications in business, industry, and government.

Course work in this major emphasizes systems analysis and design, programming, and management. It is recommended that students with a major in computer information systems complete a minor in a business-related area.

It is available as a B.A., B.S., or minor.

A Top Field for Proven Growth

The computer information systems (CIS) major, a requirement for many information systems (IS) positions, is designed to prepare students for a wide variety of careers, such as programmers, network managers, management information systems directors, and systems project leaders for applications in business, industry, and government. Even in a difficult economy, careers in information systems (IS) are ranked among the top fields for expected growth. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts that several careers in the computer field requiring a bachelor’s degree will grow faster, through 2016, than other occupations requiring the same level of education.

Our graduates have careers in fields such as:

  • business analyst
  • network management and monitoring
  • desktop equipment support
  • project manager
  • web designer
  • software development
  • systems engineering
  • programming
  • application development
  • … and more!

COURSE REQUIREMENTS

View all details and course requirements for this program in the Milligan College Catalog (link below). The Milligan College academic catalog is the official, authoritative source for all academic requirements and policies. Any discrepancies in curricular requirements from other sources will default to the Catalog.

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SCHOLARSHIPS

Early Acceptance Program: MSIS

The Early Acceptance Program (EAP) provides Milligan College undergraduate students with a unique financial and academic opportunity to apply and commit early to the MSIS in order to receive lower tuition rates and secure their spot early in the program.  Learn more »

What can I do with a degree in Computer Information Systems?

Download a list of potential careers in Computer Information Systems.

Faculty

Dr. David Campbell

David Campbell

Associate Professor of Economics; Director of the MBA Program; Area Chair of Business

Phone: 423.461.8674
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Office: Price Business Center, 005

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Dr. Carolyn Carter

Carolyn Carter

Associate Dean of the William B. Greene, Jr. School of Business and Technology; Professor of Computer Information Systems and Business Administration; Don and Clarinda Jeanes Chair of Servant Leadership

Phone: 423.461.8670
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Office: Derthick Hall, 300B

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Kristal Dove

Kristal Dove

Assistant Professor of Business Administration

Phone: 423.461.8672
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Office: Price Business Center, 003

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Dr. Bill Greer

Bill Greer

President; J. Henry Kegley Chair of Business and Economics; Professor of Business and Economics

Phone: 423.461.8710
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Office: Little Hartland

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Dr. Shannon Hogan

Shannon Hogan

Assistant Professor of Business Administration

Phone: 423.461.8491
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Office: Price Business Center Office #002

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Dr. Vikki Sitter

Vikki Sitter

Professor Emerita of Business Administration

Phone: 423.461.8941
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Office: Price Business Center, 001

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Heather Vaccaro

Heather Vaccaro

Assistant Professor of Business Administration

Phone: 423.461.8498
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Office: Price Business Center, 005

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Dr. Brad Ward

Brad Ward

Assistant Professor of Business Administration

Phone: 423.794.3082
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Office: Price Business Center 014

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