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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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 and 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 and Behavioral Science course (3 hrs.)

  • Social and Behavioral Science, Arts and 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.

  • Business Core Courses (20 hrs.)

    • BAC 442 - Business Ethics and 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

    • LSC 480 - Supply Chain Management Strategy

    • MGT 490 - Entrepreneurial Consulting

    • MGT 550 - Human Resource Management

    • MGT 551 - Organizational Behavior

    • MGT 558 - Advanced Topics in Human Resources

    • MKT 475 - 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.

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