Computer Information Systems

Develop your computer information systems skills while earning a Bachelor of Science in Management/Computer Information Systems encompassing technology solutions across all fields including networking, security, and business analytics in an evolving global environment.

At Park University, our Bachelor of Science in Management/Computer Information Systems degree program provides you with the critical thinking and computer technology skills you will need to produce technology solutions in a range of professional fields and academic settings. Statistics from McKinsey Global Institute show that around 46% of all workplace activities could become automated by existing technology. In 2014, almost half of experts surveyed by the Pew Research Center said they saw a future where “robots and digital agents have displaced significant numbers of both blue- and white-collar workers,” though they still have faith “human ingenuity will create new jobs, industries and ways to make a living.”

Locations & Learning Options

As a student in our Bachelor of Science in Management/Computer Information Systems program, you can take face-to-face classes at our Parkville, Missouri campus, at one of our Kansas City metro area campus centers or online. This degree requires a minimum of 120 completed credit hours, including 63 hours of degree-specific core curriculum courses. Refer to your catalog for a complete listing of coursework for this degree.

 

  • Parkville, MO
  • Kansas City Metro
  • Online

B.S. MAJOR – 63 HOURS , 2.0 GPA

AC 201 Principles of Financial Accounting …………. 3 cr.

AC 202 Principles of Managerial Accounting ………. 3 cr.

IS 141 Applied Computer Technology for Business* ………………………………………….3 cr.

EC 141 Principles of Macroeconomics ……………….. 3 cr.

EC 142 Principles of Microeconomics ……………….. 3 cr.

FI 360 Financial Management …………………………. 3 cr.

IB 315 International Business Perspectives …………. 3 cr.

MA 120 Basic Concepts of Statistics

– OR – ……………………………………………….. 3 cr.

MA 171 Finite Math

MG 260 Business Law I ……………………………………. 3 cr.

MG 315 Advanced Business Statistics ………………….. 3 cr.

MG 371 Management and Organizational Behavior 3 cr.

MG 495 Business Policy ……………………………………. 3 cr.

MK 351 Principles of Marketing ………………………… 3 cr.

*IS 141 is a required course for students with majors within the School of Business and satisfies the requirement for CS 140.

CS 152 Python ………. 3 cr.

CS 240 Web Programming I …………………………….. 3 cr.

IS 205 Managing Information Systems ……………… 3 cr.

IS 310 Business Applications …………… 3 cr.

IS 315 Computer Systems Analysis and Design I .. 3 cr.

IM 425 Networking and Security………. 3 cr.

IM 435 Business Analytics ……….. 3 cr.

MG 450 Project Management ……………. 3 cr.

TOTAL …………….. 63 cr.

Acquire the theoretical and practical skills to master computer information systems.

Our Bachelor of Science in Management/Computer Information Systems degree program will prepare you in computer usage while enhancing your understanding of business management tools and organizational theory. It is both a theoretical and practical program that will prepare you for a career in computer management, systems applications, introduction to business analytics, and other computer-related positions in business, government and industry.

Careers

Our programs will prepare you for a career as a:

  • Information Technology Specialist
  • Business Analyst
  • Systems Analyst
  • Business System Designer
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Program Highlights

In this program, you will learn to apply problem-solving and critical thinking skills to practical experience and use popular computer technologies to produce technology solutions. You will also learn how to identify and incorporate appropriate information technologies for a given organizational context. In addition, you will learn to communicate effectively, ethically and professionally in a team environment.

Faculty

At Park University, our College of Liberal Arts and Sciences faculty members are passionate about serving the needs of the student in the development of their understanding the many areas of the application of technology in organizations. The faculty are committed to research and education to continue to maintain relevant classroom experiences and advance the information system community they serve. We are committed to your professional success.


 

Dr. John Dean

Associate Professor of Computer Science
john.dean@park.edu

Dr. Wen Hsin

Professor of Computer Science
wen.hsin@park.edu

Mark Long

Lecturer in Computer Science
mlong@park.edu

Dr. Bin (Crystal) Peng

Associate Professor of Computer Science
crystal.peng@park.edu

Dr. John Cigas

Associate Professor of Computer Science
john.cigas@park.edu

Dr. Guillermo Tonsmann

Associate Professor, Computer Science
tonsmann@park.edu

Dr. Yongzhi Wang

Assistant Professor of Computer Science
ywang@park.edu

Related programs

Park University’s degree programs are accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.

Park University is a private, non-profit, institution of higher learning since 1875.