Computer Information Systems Three-Year Degree Plan

This is a model four-year degree plan. Your path to graduation may vary slightly based on factors such as college credit you earned while in high school, your choice of a minor or second major, and placement in English and mathematics.

The following degree plan is based on the general education program instituted in fall 2014. For the previous general education requirements, please access these Student Transition Resources.

First semester (fall)

CoursesHours
ENG 110 Writing I 3
GEP 101 First-Year Foundations 2
MTH 135 Math or above (not 145) 3
PSY 121 Introductory Psychology 3
General Education course 3
PLS 101 American Democracy and Citizenship 3
Total hours17-19

Second semester (spring)

CoursesHours
General Education course 4
MGT 286 Business Communications 3
ECO 155 Principles of Macroeconomics 3
COM 115 Fundamentals of Public Speaking 3
CIS 260 Introduction to Java Programming 3
CIS 200 Critical and Creative Thinking Using Information Technology 3
Total hours18

Third semester (summer)

CoursesHours
Elective or General Education 2
ACC 201 Introduction to Financial Accounting 3
ECO 165 Principles of Microeconomics 3
Total hours8

Fourth semester (fall)

CoursesHours
ACC 201 Introduction to Financial Accounting 3
CIS 229 or CIS 230 3
LAW 231 Legal Environment of Business 3
QBA 237 Basic Business Statistics 3
CIS 201 Computer Applications for Business 3
CIS 230 Computer Hardware, Operating Systems, and Networking 3
Total hours17

Fifth semester (spring)

CoursesHours
MGT 340 Principles of Management 3
CIS 388 Information Systems Analysis and Design 3
CIS 365 or CIS 370 3
ENG 210 or ENG 221 3
FIN 380 Financial Management 3
General Education course 3
Total hours18

Sixth semester (summer)

CoursesHours
MKT 350 Principles of Marketing 3
MKT 364 Operations Management 3
Total hours6

Seventh semester (fall)

CoursesHours
LAW 332 Debtor and Creditor Rights and Remedies 1
CIS 465 or CIS 475 3
CIS 395 Database Management Systems Concepts and Design 3
CIS 461 Strategic Management Information Systems 3
General Education course 4
Globalization 3
Total hours17

Eighth semester (spring)

CoursesHours
CIS 494 or CIS 528 or CIS 591 1-3
CIS Major List 3
Globalization 3
CIS Major List 3
General Education course or elective 3
General Education course 3
Total hours18

Ninth semester (summer)

CoursesHours
CIS Major List 3
MGT 487 Strategic Management and Policy 3
Total hours6

GPA requirements

GPA requirements include: a minimum 2.00 Mo State GPA and a minimum 2.50 Combined GPA to be guaranteed admission to a degree program in COB. Complete CIS 260 with a grade "C" or better.

Other requirements include:  These courses should be completed in the first 60 hours: CIS 200, ENG 110, GEP 101, MTH 135, PSY 121, MGT 286, ECO 155, COM 115, CIS 260, ACC 201, ECO 165, ACC 211, LAW 231, QBA 237

 

CIS Major List:  CIS 330, 365*, 370*, 397, 420, 465*, 475*, 494*, 528*, 535, 560, 591*.

*If not already used.