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 Program and Requirements
  2. College of Business Admission and Program Requirements. Note: CIS 461(3) must be taken by Computer Information Systems majors.
  3. Major Requirements
    1. CIS 260(3); 266(3) or 370(3); 330(3), 388(3), 395(3); 466(3) or 475(3); 494(3) or 528(3)
    2. Complete 9 additional hours from: CIS 262(3), 266(3)*, 370(3)*, 397(3), 420(3), 466(3)*, 475(3)*, 494(3)*, 528(3)*, 535(3), 545(3), 555(3), 560(3), 564(3), 581(3), 583(3), 591(3)
      *if not used above
  4. General Baccalaureate Degree Requirements


Computer Information Systems

Bachelor of Arts
Bachelor of Science
  1. CIS 260(3), 266(3), 388(3), 395(3), 466(3)

  2. Complete 3 hours from: CIS 262(3), 330(3), 370(3), 397(3), 420(3), 475(3), 494(3), 528(3), 535(3), 545(3), 555(3), 560(3), 564(3), 581(3), 583(3), 591(3)

Accelerated graduate program in Master of Business Administration

Eligible Missouri State undergraduate students may apply for admission to the Master of Business Administration program and begin taking graduate course work as they complete the work for a bachelor’s degree. A maximum of six hours of graduate credit may be counted toward both the undergraduate and graduate degree (Mixed Credit). Refer to the Graduate Catalog for specific admission requirements.

Refer to Undergraduate Students Taking Graduate Classes for additional information and procedures for obtaining permission for Mixed Credit.