The Mission of the Bachelor of Science (B.S.) program is to develop student knowledge and skills in computer information systems needed to solve complex business problems and equip them for a successful career in information systems.
The Bachelor of Science (BS) degree in Computer Information Systems is intended students interested in an in-depth exposure to technical concepts and skills.
- Critical Thinking
- Oral Communications
- Written Communications
- Discipline Specific Knowledge
- Career Service integrated within the College of Business
- Advising integrated within the College of Business
- Internship opportunities
- Association if Information Technology Professionals (AITP) student organization
- Program geared to support job opportunities within the region
- Computer Information Systems
|Schedule||Part-time and full-time|
|Presence of students||On-campus|
|Total number of enrolled students||146|
|Tuition and fees per year||4300.00 USD|
A study of voice and data communications technologies, concepts, and applications, including communications terminology, hardware, software, protocols, and managerial issues in data and voice communications. Topics will include alternatives available in hardware, software, and transmission facilities, design integration, selection and implementation of communications solutions. In addition, students will explore the current and future impact and direction of these technologies. Lab fee $15. Course Fee $15. Undergraduate Catalog.
Database concepts and structures. File and data management principles underlying database construction. Fundamental types of database models, with emphasis on relational databases as well as on major non-relational forms. Practice in analysis, design, development, and optimization of working database applications on a variety of problems. Small and large system databases will be considered. Prerequisite: BCIS 3332 or BCIS 3333 or approval of department head. Lab fee $2.
Dr. Schuessler is the Associate Dean of the College of Business at Tarleton State University. Previously serving as the Deparment Head for Marketing and Computer Information Systems, Dr. Schuessler teaches undergradaute and graduate classes in networking, and graduate classes in e-business and the MS-IS capstone course. His research interests revolve about computer security, data breaches, and information systems security effectiveness.