Computer and Information Sciences, B.S.

The computer and information sciences department offers a Bachelor of Science degree. Students may emphasize one or more key component areas in the major, specifically, information security and forensics, networking, Web development, business systems programming, database administration. CIS majors have a high percentage of internship/cooperative experiences and high graduate school and job placement rates. 

General Education Requirement
NUB 102NU Beginnings 11
Foundation Courses27
Distribution Courses33
Major Requirement
CIS Component
CIS 190Web Design3
CIS 232Microcomputer Applications for Business3
CIS 265Visual Programming I3
CIS 270Computer Hardware3
CIS 320Networking & Comm Systems3
CIS 350Intro Systm Analysis3
CIS 365Visual Programming II3
CIS 380Data Management3
CIS 480Mgt Comp Info Sys3
CIS 485Information Security3
CIS Electives at 250 level or above6
Supportive Courses
MAT 102Intro Statistics3
or MAT 201 Business Statistics I
MAT 107Business Calculus I4
or MAT 111 Calculus I
ACC 111Financial Accounting3
MGT 160Management Principles3
MGT 390Information Systems for Business3
Select two courses from Business or from Math:6-7
Management Accounting
ECO 102Principles of Microeconomics3
or ECO 103 Principles of Macroeconomics
Calculus II
Statistics II
Elective supportive courses6
Total Credits128-129

All Niagara University students entering as freshmen are required to take the one credit Niagara University Beginning seminar course (NUB 102 NU Beginnings) in addition to the 20 general education requirements.