Computer Information Systems


Computer Information Systems (Comprehensive)

Bachelor of Science

Admission requirements

In addition to the College of Business Admission Requirements, all students majoring in Computer Information Systems must also satisfy the following admission requirements in order to be admissible to the program:

  • Have a combined grade point average (Missouri State plus transfer) of 2.50 or higher
  • Complete CIS 260(3) with grade of "C" or higher
  • Submit application for admission to degree program and receive approval of the Head of the Computer Information Systems Department prior to completing 60 credit hours (Missouri State and transfer combined). Students with 60 or more credit hours who have not been admitted to the program will not be allowed to continue as CIS majors without special permission from the Business Advisement Center.

Program requirements

  1. General Education Requirements - see General Education Program and Requirements section of catalog
  2. College of Business Admission and Program Requirements - see College of Business Admission and Program Requirements section of catalog. Note: CIS 461(3) must be taken by Computer Information Systems majors.
  3. Major Requirements
    1. CIS 229(3) or 230(3); 260(3); 365(3) or 370(3); 388(3), 395(3); 465(3) or 475(3); 494(3) or 528(3)
    2. Complete 9 hours from the following: CIS 330(3), 365(3)*, 370(3)*, 397(3), 420(3), 465(3)*, 475(3)*, 494(3)*, 528(3)*, 535(3), 560(3), 591(3)*
      *if not used above
  4. General Baccalaureate Degree Requirements - see General Baccalaureate Degree Requirements section of catalog


Computer Information Systems

Bachelor of Arts
Bachelor of Science
  1. CIS 229(3) or 230(3); 260(3); 365(3) or 370(3); 388(3), 395(3)

  2. Complete 3 additional hours from the following: CIS 465(3), 475(3), 394(3), 397(3)

Accelerated Master's Program in Master of Business Administration

Undergraduate majors in the College of Business may apply for admission to the Master of Business Administration program during the second semester of their junior year. If accepted, up to 6 hours of 600- or 700-level courses taken in the senior year may be counted toward both the undergraduate and graduate degrees (Mixed Credit). Refer to the Graduate Catalog for more information.

For courses to be designated as Mixed Credit, the graduate advisor, undergraduate department head, and Graduate College dean must approve by signing the Permission for Mixed Credit form. This form must be provided to the Office of the Registrar in Carrington Hall 320 no later than the end of the Change of Schedule Period for the semester.