Computer Information Systems

The KCTCS Associate of Arts degree to the Murray State Bachelor of Science in Business degree with an area in Computer Information Systems is outlined below.

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KCTCS ASSOCIATE OF ARTS (A.A.) DEGREE

Students who transferred coursework to KCTCS should work closely with their KCTCS adviser and the Online Business Adviser at Murray State to make sure there will not be any issues with the transfer coursework.

        

Written and Oral Communications 9 hrs.
*ENG 101 - Writing I (C or better) 3 hrs.
*ENG 102 - Writing II (C or better) 3 hrs.
Oral Communications course 3 hrs.
Arts & Humanities 6 hrs.
Heritage 3 hrs.
Humanities 3 hrs.
   
Social Interaction 9 hrs.
*ECO 201 - Principle of Microeconomics 3 hrs.
*ECO 202 - Principle of Macroeconomics 3 hrs.
Social & Behavioral Science course 3 hrs.
   
Social & Behavioral Science, Arts & Humanities or Foreign Language 6 hrs.
One course must meet Cultural Studies requirement  
 
Core Requirement or Foreign Language 3 hrs.
 
Science (must include a lab) 4 hrs.
   
Mathematics 6 hrs.
MAT 150 - College Algebra 3 hrs.
*MAT 170 - Brief Calculus with Applications 3 hrs.
   
Other Required Courses 37 hrs.
*ACC 201 - Financial Accounting 3 hrs.
*ACC 202 - Managerial Accounting 3 hrs.
*BAS 267 - Introduction to Business Law 3 hrs.
BAS 282 - Principles of Marketing 3 hrs.
BAS 283 - Principles of Management 3 hrs.
*CIT 105 - Introduction to Computers 3 hrs.
CIT 111 - Computer Hardware and Software 4 hrs.
CIT 120 - Computational Thinking 3 hrs.
CIT 143 - C# I 3 hrs.
CIT 155 - Web Page Development 3 hrs.
*ENG 203 - Business Writing 3 hrs.
*STA 220 - Statistics (C or better) 3 hrs.
   
TOTAL KCTCS HOURS 80 hrs.

*A cumulative GPA of 2.25 is required in these classes for admission into the program.

Murray State Bachelor of Science in Business (B.S.B.) Degree with an area in Computer Information Systems

Business Core Courses 20 hrs.
BAC 442 - Business Ethics & Environments 3 hrs.
CIS 307 - Decision Support Technologies 3 hrs.
CIS 343 - Business Statistics II 2 hrs.
ECO 310 - Issues in the Global Economy 3 hrs.
FIN 330 - Principles of Finance 3 hrs.
LSC 343 - Fundamentals of Operations 3 hrs.
MGT 590 - Strategic Management 3 hrs.
   
Computer Information Systems Courses 13 hrs.
CIS 317 - Principles of Information Systems Analysis and Design 3 hrs.
CIS 325 - E-Business Programming 3 hrs.
CIS 399 - Topics in Information Systems 1 hr.
CIS 407 - Advanced Database Management Systems 3 hrs.
CIS 420 - Senior Capstone Project 3 hrs.
   
Computer Information Systems Electives 9 hrs.
Some courses that meet this requirement include  
BUS 485 - Geospatial Tools in Business  
CIS 325 - E-Business Programming  
CIS 417 - Software Development Technologies  
CIS 425 - Building E-Business with Web Design  
CIS 488 - Cooperative Education/Internship  
CIS 525 - Overview of E-Business Technology  
CIS 543 - Data Analysis and Modeling  
CIS 548 - Enterprise Resource Planning  
CNM 232 - Operating Systems  
CNM 241 - Networking Fundamentals  
CNM 351 - Principles of Information Security  
CNM 440 - Information Assurance Policy and Management  
CNM 517 - Systems Planning  
CSC 233 - Programming in Python  
CSC 235 - Programming in C++  
CSC 310 - Database Administration  
CSC 332 - Advanced Programming in C#  
CSC 345 - Data Structures  
CSC 360 - Scripting Languages  
EES 202 - Introduction to Geographic Information Science  
EES 512 - Remote Sensing  
EES 521 - Geographic Information Systems  
FIN 332 - Financial Management  
FIN 333 - Principles of Investment  
FIN 421 - Financial Models  
FIN 520 - Risk Management  
LSC 452 - Process Management  
LSC 461 - Principles of Purchasing and Supply Management  
LSC 470 - Introduction to Quantitative Decision Making  
LSC480 - Supply Chain Management Strategy  
MGT 490 - Entrepreneurial Consulting  
MGT 550 - Human Resource Management  
MGT 551 - Organizational Behavior  
MGT 558 - Advanced Topics in Human Resources  
MKT475 - Digital Marketing  
 
TOTAL MURRAY STATE HOURS 42 hrs.

Note: Please consult the current undergraduate bulletin for more information on admission requirements and other graduation requirements.