Computer Information Systems: The Intersection of Technology and Business
In today’s global economy we are seeing an extremely high demand for professionals with information systems expertise. In this environment, where every business function is supported by computers, user support, programmers, and analysts are not the only careers where an information systems background is needed. Today more than ever, information systems is of strategic business importance and managers with this background are highly sought after.
Degrees in CIS
BSBA in CIS — Information Security Concentration
The InfoSec program at UofL was designated by NSA and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security as a National Center of Academic Excellence in Information Assurance Education for 2006-2009. The program is a collaborative effort of the CIS department and the Computer Engineering Computer Science (CECS) department in the Speed School of Engineering. Each concentration includes a suite of business courses that familiarize students with the professional skills needed to perform in a cross-functional team, increasingly common in today’s business environments. Please see the UofL Undergraduate Catalog for the most up-to-date curriculum requirements for the BSBA with Information Security Concentration.
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BSBA in CIS — Web Development
In the digital economy, businesses use web-based information systems to connect with their customers, their suppliers and partners, and other business organizations. Web-based systems enable nearly instantaneous dissemination of information among business entities throughout the global economy. Web applications are developed by information systems professionals who understand how information technology may be used to achieve business goals and make business processes more efficient and cost-effective. The web development concentration provides students with a deeper understanding of software development and web architecture enabling them to create the web-based-systems organizations need.
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BSBA in CIS — Business Process Management
Designed to utilize process strategies which entail the selection of projects, their initiation, implementation, control, and termination. Discover the components of team development and what it truly means to be a project manager. This concentration also provides students with an understanding of information security.
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Minor in CIS
The Computer Information Systems Minor is designed to give you the technological savvy you need to open more doors when you graduate, giving you both an advantage in the job market as well as maximizing your earning potential. The CIS Minor (available to College of Business students only) equips non-CIS majors with the technical skills and awareness employers expect in executive and management-level positions in accounting, finance, marketing, economics, and even equine industry positions.
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Department of Computer Information Systems
College of Business, Suite 360
University of Louisville
Louisville, KY 40292
Phone: (502) 852-6958