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Bachelor’s in Computer Information Systems

Develop Technical Problem Solving Skills

Expand your technical knowledge in software design, network design, or computer forensics. 

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  • Program Overview

    Stevenson University’s Bachelor of Science in Computer Information Systems is designed for working adults who want to pursue a technical career focused in software design, network design, or computer forensics.

    Organizations are seeking highly-skilled professionals who know how to utilize technology to improve their competitive edge. Students will acquire the skills to assess business problems using analytical and critical thinking in order to identify the best technology solutions for organizations.

    This program consists of core courses in applied programming, network, and database design.Students can select from three tracks of study based on their personal interests and career aspirations: Software Design, Network Design, or Computer Forensics.

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  • Courses

    Courses

    Course Schedule 2015-16

    Download the PDF below to view the courses scheduled through fall 2016.

    Course Schedule

    The bachelor’s in Computer Information Systems degree program requires a minimum of 120 credit hours.

    Major Requirements

    • IS 135 Advanced MS Office Applications
    • IS 140 Information Systems Architecture and Design
    • IS 150 Relational Database Design and SQL with MS Access
    • IS 170 Systems Development with UML
    • IS 201 Management Information Systems
    • IS 231 Network Technologies
    • IS 240 Programming Concepts with Visual Basic.NET
    • IS 260 Presentation Theory & Application
    • MGT 210 Business Writing

    Business Electives

    Two of the following:
    • ACC 140 Financial Accounting
    • MGT 204 Principles of Management
    • MKT 206 Principles of Marketing
    • One 300-400 level INBUS, MGT, or MKT Course

    Upper Division Courses

    Four of the following:
    • IS 301 Principles of E-Commerce
    • IS 320 Human Computer Interaction
    • IS 350 IS Internship
    • IS 380 Information Security for the Organization
    • IS 475 Special Topics in Information Systems
    • IS 480 Technology Law
    • IS 481 Project & Knowledge Management

    Degree Requirements

    Track Requirements

    Computer Forensics 

    • IS 232 TCP and IP Communication Protocols for Windows and UNIX
    • IS 235 Windows Server Active Directory Architecture and Administration
    • IS 331 Cicso TCP/IP Routing
    • IS 391 Incident Response and Investigation Methods
    • IS 392 Information Systems Forensics internals - Auditing
    • IS 393 Forensic Evidence Collection Tools and Techniques
    • IS 432 Network Security - Firewalls & Intrusion Detection Systems

    Network Design 

    • IS 232 TCP and IP Communication Protocols for Windows and UNIX
    • IS 235 Advanced Windows Server Architecture & Administration
    • IS 331 Cicso TCP and IP Routing
    • IS 332 High Speed Broadband Networks
    • IS 335 Wireless LANs and Mobile Communication Systems
    • IS 431 Exchange Server & Messaging Systems
    • IS 432 Network Security - Firewalls, IDS, and Counter Measures

    Software Design 

    • IS 241 C# Object Oriented Programming
    • IS 252 Advanced SQL Query Design with Oracle and SQL Server
    • IS 343 Web Architecture and Design Technologies
    • IS 345 JAVA Programming
    • IS 348 Visual Basic .NET Business Applications
    • IS 349 Designing Web Services and Service Oriented Architectures with JAVA
    • IS 444 Wireless Application Development
  • Admission Requirements

    Admission Requirements

    • Completed online application.
    • Official college transcripts from all previous academic work.
    • At least 15 transferable credits.
    • Cumulative GPA of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale in past academic work.
    • At least two years of professional work experience.
  • Faculty

    Faculty

    Full-Time

    Steven Engorn (1989)
    Program Coordinator, Assistant Professor, Information Technology, and
    Director of Graduate and Professional Studies Technology
    A.A., Catonsville Community College
    B.S., American University
    M.B.A., Loyola College of Maryland

    Adjunct

    Marie K. Armentrout (2009)
    Adjunct Instructor, Information Technology
    B.S., Salisbury State University
    M.S., Stevenson University

    Cary B. Barker (2006)
    Adjunct Instructor, Information Technology
    B.A., Shippensburg University
    M.S., Capitol College

    Patrick M. Carroll, Jr. (2005)
    Adjunct Instructor, Information Technology
    B.S., University of Maryland, University College
    M.S, George Washington University

    Tonia Cristino (2010)
    Adjunct Instructor, Information Technology
    B.S., Stevenson University
    M.S., Stevenson University

    Nadine W. Edwards (2003)
    Adjunct Professor, Information Technology
    B.S., University of Maryland
    M.Ed., Salisbury University

    William E. Folson (2006)
    Adjunct Instructor, Information Technology
    B.S., University of Maryland, University College

    Esther L. Gunter (2009)
    Adjunct Instructor, Information Technology
    B.S., Towson University
    M.S., University of Maryland, Baltimore County

    Dean L. Horvath (2009)
    Adjunct Instructor, Information Technology
    B.S., The State University of New York
    M.S., University of Maryland
    M.S., Towson University

    Paul Insley (2010)
    Adjunct Instructor, Information Technology
    B.S., Stevenson University
    M.S., Stevenson University

    Terrence L. Lillard (2006)
    Adjunct Instructor, Information Technology
    B.S.E.E., Tuskegee University
    M.B.A., Strayer University

    John J. O'Neill (1976)
    Adjunct Professor, Information Technology
    B.S., Loyola College of Maryland
    M.B.A., Loyola College of Maryland
    M.S., Stevenson University

    David E. Patrick (2004)
    Adjunct Instructor, Information Technology
    B.S.E., Loyola College of Maryland
    M.S., Towson University

    Karl Schroeder (1999)
    Adjunct Instructor, Information Technology
    B.S., Virginia Polytechnic Institute
    M.S., Virginia Polytechnic Institute

    Sarena R. Schwartz (2000)
    Adjunct Professor, Information Technology
    B.S., Villa Julie College

    Ronald L. Shaffer, Jr. (2007)
    Adjunct Instructor, Information Technology
    B.S., Strayer University
    M.S., Capitol College

    Stephen E. Windsor (2006)
    Adjunct Instructor, Information Technology
    B.S., Towson University

    Jinsong Zhang (2008)
    Adjunct Professor, Information Technology
    B.A., Southwest Jiaotong Unviersity, China
    M.A., Southwest Jiaotong Unviersity, China
    Ed.D., West Virginia University

  • Tuition & Fees

    Tuition & Fees

    Part-time tuition (per credit): $495
    Fees (per semester): $125

    If you have earned an Associate's Degree from a Maryland community college, please contact us at 1-877-531-7118 to determine if you are eligible for a tuition discount.

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