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Why should I pursue a B.S. in Computer Information Systems?

CIS professionals enable organizations to make better, data-driven business decisions in an ever-changingtechnological work environment. The B.S. in CIS program now supports two industry tracks:  Business and Health Care. This allows students a choice of pathways and job opportunities upon graduation.

According to the , roles for skilled computer information systems professionals are projected to grow 15 percentby 2024, much faster than the average for all occupations. A B.S. in CIS will have you ready to join a fast-growing,well-paying field.

Is a Bachelor's degree in Computer Information Systems for me?

一道本不卡免费高清If you're interested in learning through technology and want to solve tough business or health care problems, the CIS field isan exciting and expanding area that combines both technical and business or health care industry skills.

Students who do well in our CIS degree program are typically:

  • Analytical thinkers
  • Problem solvers
  • Detail-oriented individuals
  • Persistent perfectionists
  • Familiar with programming, coding and computer technology
  • Good communication and organization skills'
  • Excellent team member in group projects

You'll be asked to consider ethics, social issues and privacy with the use of data, using your work tocontribute to the social conscience within the IT community.

If you're a member of the military, Regis also has great tuition options to help you build on the skills you learned during your service.

What will I learn in Regis' Computer Information Systems program?

一道本不卡免费高清CIS graduates help the world integrate knowledge across business and health care organizations to make better, data-driven decisions. Our B.S. in CIS program is career-focused and provides a balance of theory, coursework and hands-on experience in both business and health care industries.

一道本不卡免费高清Students start the program with 45 semester hours of Liberal Arts Core studies followed by CIS technology courses. Finally, students branch off to complete a business or health care track with electives and an industry-focused Capstone experience.

CIS technology courses include Java Programming, Java Application Development, Foundations of Information Systems, Systems Analysis and Design, Database Management, Enterprise Systems Architecture, Fundamentals of Cybersecurity, Software Engineering, and Project Management.

Business track courses include Introduction to Business, Accounting, Ethics, Business Process Management, Business Analytics, Supply Chain Management and Enterprise Systems.

一道本不卡免费高清Health Care track courses include Human Anatomy, Medical Terminology, Introduction to Health Information Management, Health Care Ethics, Health Law for Informatics, Health Care Data Analytics, e-HIM Governance, and Health Care Information Systems.

一道本不卡免费高清With either track, you’ll learn to analyze how IT initiatives impact your organization’s short and long-term strategic goals and how to improve existing organizational processes and information systems. In a nutshell, you are the link between the organization and IT with real-world experience coming with you into the job market. With our classes, you will experience exciting virtual-lab work and hands-on experiences with either live business or health care information systems.

Is Regis' CIS program accredited?

一道本不卡免费高清Regis University is accredited by .

The Computer Information Systems undergraduate program is one of less than 50 out of 1,400 programs in the nationthat is  and the only program that is 100% online.

What class formats are available?

The CIS program is offered in an accelerated format. Accelerated classes are ground-based at our Denver Tech Center campus and online.

The flexible format allows you to log in anytime, day or night, as you complete weekly assignments. No campusvisits are required for online students, but we encourage you to celebrate your graduation in person.

When do CIS classes start at Regis University?

Courses are offered in eight-week terms that begin in:

  • January
  • March
  • May
  • July
  • August
  • October

Can I extend my B.S. in CIS to a master's degree?

You have the option to work toward a B.S. in CIS degree in tandem with one of the master of science degree programswithin our College of Computer & Information Sciences.*

Please see the prerequisite chart; for B.S. in CIS degree.

一道本不卡免费高清Contact an admissions counselor at 800.944.7667 to learn how you can complete both degree programs at a fasterpace and a more affordable cost. 

Meet our CIS faculty

DeniseDuncan, Assistant Professor,Information Systems,.

Edward Lindoo, Associate Professor, Information Systems, Program Coordinator for the B.S. in CIS program.

Program Educational Objectives

Program Educational Objectives (PEOs) are broad statements that describe what graduates are expected to attain within a few years after graduation. PEOs are based on the needs of the program’s constituencies and must be documented and measurable. The Bachelor of Science in CIS Program supports the following PEOs:

1.     Graduates will be knowledgeable and skilled professionals in computer information systems with the value-added ability to use data to expand their organization's mission.

一道本不卡免费高清Our graduate’s knowledge spans the fundamentals of computer information systems, including an understanding of several advanced specialty areas. Our graduates have the technical knowledge and theoretical background in computing within a value-centered education. Each graduate understands the value of making data understandable and useful which enhances the strategy of the organization. Analytical problem solving, experiential learning, entrepreneurial techniques, and critical thinking are trademarks of CIS graduates.

2.     Graduates will exhibit high standards of professionalism.

Our graduates communicate clearly, work effectively as an individual or in a team, and take leadership roles within the profession. Our graduates become contributors to the improvement and transformation of our society. 

3.     Graduates will embrace a professional code of ethics in their professional careers.

一道本不卡免费高清Our graduates understand the ethical, professional and social responsibilities associated with their computer profession. They recognize the social and global impact of their work.

一道本不卡免费高清4.     Graduates will adapt to the changing landscape of the CIS discipline.

一道本不卡免费高清Our graduates are lifelong learners, updating their knowledge and skills regularly. Some graduates pursue advanced degrees while others take advantage of professional development opportunities.

5.     Graduates are men and women committed to serving their community.

Our graduates apply analytic skills and knowledge to human needs and seek to preserve the best of the human heritage. Our graduates develop skills and leadership abilities necessary for distinguished professional work and contributions to the improvement and transformation of society. 

Student Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this program, the graduate will be able to:

一道本不卡免费高清Graduates of the program will have an ability to:

  1. Analyze a complex computing problem and to apply principles of computing and other relevant disciplines to identify solutions.
  2. Design, implement, and evaluate a computing-based solution to meet a given set of computing requirements in the context of the program’s discipline.
  3. Communicate effectively in a variety of professional contexts.
  4. Recognize professional responsibilities and make informed judgments in computing practice based on legal and ethical principles.
  5. Function effectively as a member or leader of a team engaged in activities appropriate to the program’s discipline.

IS Program Criteria:

  1. Support the delivery, use, and management of information systems within an information systems environment.

    Graduate & Enrollment Numbers

     2010-2011 2011-2012   2012-2013  2013-2014  2014-2014  2015-2016

    Graduates by academic year

    27 16 13 19 9 17
    Enrollment by academic year  200  185 169   166 138  153 

    一道本不卡免费高清: To download a printable fact sheet with details about required classes, admissions requirements and start dates, please visit our fact sheet library. Please note: The best source for the most current information is an admissions counselor.

Career Opportunities

What careers can I get with a Bachelor's degree in Computer Information Systems?

一道本不卡免费高清According to data by the National Science Foundation (WebCASPAR database), Regis University has consistently rankedamong the top 10 percent of institutions producing bachelor's and master's degrees in computer sciencethroughout the last 10 years.

With the business track, our B.S., in CIS prepares you for a number of exciting careers including systems analyst, business process analyst, data analyst, software engineer, computer programmer, database manager, information systems manager, project manager, and more.

一道本不卡免费高清With the health care track, our graduates have stimulating job opportunities including Health IT services Manager, Healthcare Systems Analyst, Data Integrity Analyst, and Healthcare Project Manager.

The Center for Career and Professional Development at Regis provides you with the resources, training and advice tohelp you establish and meet your career goals. That means we’ll help you choose an academic major, explore andfind a new career path or create the tools for a successful job search that will promote your career. To learn more,visit our Centerfor Career and Professional Development page.

What salary can I expect with a degree in CIS?

The median annual salary for computer information systems professionals ranges from $75,000 and beyond, according tothe issued by the U.S. Department of Labor.

一道本不卡免费高清Based on salary data reported by the andCollege Measures, Regis University’s CC&IS bachelor’s and master’s degree recipients have thehighest median first-year earnings compared to their peers from other Colorado universities.

Like most fields, your salary in a CIS role will depend on factors like your years of experience and your title. Hereare median salaries*一道本不卡免费高清 for several CIS roles, in both business and health care industries, as provided by :

  • Web Developer -- $58,932     
  • Software Developer -- $65,245
  • Software Engineer -- $72,524
  • Systems Analyst -- $64,925
  • Database Administrator -- 76,415
  • Information Technology Manager -- $84,742
  • Project Manager, IT -- $83,330
  • Clinical Informatics Specialist --$76,930
  • Health Information Management (HIM) Director -- $70,536   
  • Data Integrity Analyst -- $52,000        

*- Salary information based on data from spring 2019.

SAP Recognition Award Certificate

The College of Computer & Information Sciences is a member of the SAP America University Alliance Program (SAP UAP) and has a designated set of courses that allows our B.S. in CIS students to earn the SAP Recognition Award Certificate. The exposure and hands-on experience with SAP’s Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems in the classroom can increase student’s ability to integrate knowledge across business disciplines and build a firmer grasp of integrated business processes. Having the SAP Student Recognition Award is valuable for prospective job seekers in the business track of the B.S. in CIS degree.

Students who complete three out of the following four courses with SAP lab work are eligible for this award.

Courses:

  • CS 300 Foundations of Information Systems
  • CS 458 Business Process Management 
  • CS 461 Business Analytics
  • CS 464 Enterprise Systems

Please contact faculty Denise Duncan (dduncan@peikekhabari.com一道本不卡免费高清) to apply for the SAP Recognition Award Certificate after completion of the three courses.

Program Requirements

General Core Studies (45 credit hours)
Students must complete the required number of credits in liberal arts as part of the CCIS core curriculum.
Foundational Major Courses (36 credit hours)
CIS 275 Foundations of Programming
CIS 375 Java Programming
CIS 300 Foundation of Information Systems
CIS 325 Systems Analysis and Design
CIT 311 Enterprise Systems Architecture
CIT 330 Fundamentals of Cyber Security I
CS 336
CS 338
Web & Database Applications -or-
Mobile & Enterprise Computing
MT 270
MT 274
Introduction to Statistics -or-
Introduction to Statistics for Health Professions
MT 320 Introduction to Discrete Mathematics
Track Requirements (21 credit hours)
Business Track: 
AC 3300
AC 3200
Accounting for Managers -or-
Principles of Accounting I
BA 2900 Introduction to Business
CIS 318 Ethics for the IT Professional
CIS 458  Business Process Management
CIS 461 Business Analytics
CIS 462 Supply Chain Management
CIS 464 Enterprise Systems
Health Care Track:
HSC 310 Medical Terminology
HIM 313 Introduction to Health Information Management
HCE 435 Ethics in Health Care Services
HIM 430  Health Law for Informations and Information Management
HIM 440 Health Care Data Analytics
HIM 445 Management of e-HIM and Information Governance
HIM 450 Health Care Informatics and Information Systems
Upper Division Major Courses (27 credit hours)
CIS 444 Introduction to Software Engineering
CIS 445 Database Management
CIS 448 Project Management
CIS 465 IS Strategy, Management & Acquisition
CIS 493 Senior Capstone

General Electives (0-12 credit hours)

If a minor is completed: 0 credit hours 
If a minor is not completed: 12 credit hours
TOTAL DEGREE REQUIREMENTS = 120 credit hours

Please note: For official program requirements based on academic year, please refer to the academic catalog.

Download a printable fact sheet一道本不卡免费高清 with program details.

How to Apply

Take the next step in your Regis experience and connect with a Regis admissions counselor for information and assistance.

Students with prior college credit, military credit, professional licenses or certificates or several years of work experience may be able to translate this experience directly into college credit.

一道本不卡免费高清Your admissions counselor will help evaluate your prior learning credit, provide information regarding financial aid and tuition assistance, recommend courses and help you get started with the application process.

Applicants seeking a bachelor's degree from the College of Computer & Information Sciences (CC&IS) must possess:

  • A high school diploma or equivalent (from a regionally accredited high school) AND
  • Transferable credit from a regionally accredited college or university AND
  • Evidence of work experience

Application Process:

  1. Complete the online undergraduate application
  2. Complete the personal statement essay. A short personal statement is required to be considered for admission. Download a copy of the personal statement guidelines.
  3. Request official transcripts from accredited institutions that you have previously attended. Download the transcript request form. Official transcripts are those that come directly from one college or university to another college or university. Official transcripts must be received no later than 30 days after the date of application. If not received, course registrations will be suspended.
  4. Additional  apply to international students who are non-U.S. citizens.

Please remember: Applications that are incomplete and/or missing information will NOT be processed.
Apply a minimum of 14 days before the start of classes to ensure optimal course selection. Visit the to view start dates.

Non Degree-Seeking Applicants Submit the Following:

  • Complete the online non-degree application
  • Possess a high school diploma or equivalent
  • Possess transferable college credit from a regionally accredited college or university
  • Provide evidence of work experience
  • No official transcripts are necessary. The writing skills placement essay is not required.

Applications due two weeks prior to start date. Visit the academic calendar to view start dates.

Visit our Cost of Tuition page一道本不卡免费高清 to see the tuition and fee schedule.

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    Accreditation Matters

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    • CC&IS has four undergraduate programs that have program accreditation:

      - Computer Information Systems
      - Computer Science
      - Health Information Management
      - Information Technology

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