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Computer Information Systems
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Bachelor of Computer Information Systems concentrations

Students in the third and fourth years of the BCIS degree program may choose to take an optional defined concentration in software development, systems and networking, or security. A concentration includes the core upper-level CIS/COMP courses and a set of additional courses in the subject area. 

Please note that the concentrations are optional, and not all courses can be offered on a regular basis. Students may not be able to complete a concentration in fewer than four years.

Successful completion of a concentration is indicated on the student's transcript.

Core upper-level CIS/COMP courses

Course Title Credits
CIS 385 Project Management 3
CIS 390 Data Communications 3
CIS 485 Ethics and Other Management Issues 3
COMP 340 Operating Systems 3

Software Development Concentration

Course Title Credits
Mandatory Course:  
CIS 370 Software Engineering 3
Choose 3 of the following courses:  
CIS 371 Object-Oriented Modeling and Design 3
CIS 496 Advanced Topics in Computer Applications 3
COMP 350 User Interface Design and Programming 3
COMP 351 Advanced Website Programming 3
COMP 360 Computer Graphics 3
COMP 455 Distributed Programming 3
Plus:
Three CIS or COMP courses numbered 300 or above 9
Two CIS or COMP courses numbered 200 or above 6

Systems and Networking Concentration

 
Course Title Credits
Mandatory Courses:
CIS 292 Wide Area Networking 4
 or both:
 CIS 293 CCNA 3: LAN Switching 2
 and CIS 294 CCNA 4: Accessing the WAN 2
CIS 341 System Administration 3
Choose 3 of the following courses: 
CIS 430 Advanced Database Topics 3
CIS 392 Internetworking * 4
CIS 394 High Availability Networks* 4
COMP 445 Web Server Installation and Maintenance 3
COMP 490 Network Security and Cryptography* 3
 * Students must take at least one of these courses
Plus:
Three CIS or COMP courses numbered 300 or above 9
Two CIS or COMP courses numbered 200 or above 6

Note: CIS 392 and CIS 394 are offered on a cost recovery basis. The fees for these courses will be shown in the current version of the timetable.

Security concentration
 

Course Title Credits
Mandatory Course:  
CIS 325 Malicious Software and Attack Prevention 4
Choose 3 of the following courses:  
CIS 321 Networking Security Architecture*  4
COMP 490 Network Security and Cryptography* 3
CIS 341 System Administration 3
CIS 393 Remote Access Internetworking 4
CIS 497 Advanced Topics Information Security 3
 * Students must take at least one of these courses  
Plus:    
Three CIS or COMP courses numbered 300 or above 9
Two CIS or COMP course numbered 200 or above 6

Note: CIS 321 is offered on a cost recovery basis. The fees for this course will be shown in the current version of the timetable.

Course listings

For complete details on courses see the course descriptions section.