Undergraduate Programs

The CIS Major

The CIS program at Zicklin provides a strong foundation in the business and managerial issues related to information technologies.

CIS is a business/technical discipline of critical import in finance, accountancy, marketing, and management – key areas where information technologies are applied. Our programs consider electronic-commerce, web design, object-oriented languages, networks and telecommunications, and many other state-of-the art technologies. Special interest is given to emerging technologies and their role as facilitators of strategic advantage in the marketplace.

Faculty Advisor: Prof. Yuanfeng Cai (yuanfeng.cai@baruch.cuny.edu)

The CIS Business Minor

A minor in “Computer Applications in Business” can help you apply technology solutions to address business problems in your domain. A minor in Computer Applications in Business will help you with the following questions:

  • How can I solve business problems with information technology?
  • What kind of IT solutions will be useful for my business?
  • How can I align business and technology?

IT and Social Responsibility – Tier III Minor

Tier III Interdisciplinary Minor in Information Technology and Social Responsibility focuses on:

  • the principles and issues of social responsibility, including, but not limited to: a respect for the environment, cultural issues, access for individuals with disabilities, ethical issues
  • today’s web-based new media technologies and the interconnected environment that supports them
  • the many ways in which social responsibility may be enhanced by information technology; and, conversely, the ways in which information technology may contribute to the weakening of social responsibility.
  • the ways in which advances in information technology must be informed by a sense of social responsibility

Faculty Advisor: Prof. Adel Yazdanmehr (adel.yazdanmehr@baruch.cuny.edu)

Catalog of CIS Courses

For a full list of CIS courses please visit the department’s section on the Zicklin website.

CIS Major (BBA Degree)

The CIS major for students in Zicklin’s BBA program provides three alternative tracks:

IS Business Minors

Tier III Minor

Tier III Interdisciplinary Minor in Information Technology and Social Responsibility focuses on: the principles and issues of social responsibility, including, but not limited to: a respect for the environment, cultural issues, access for individuals with disabilities, ethical issues today’s web-based new media technologies and the interconnected environment that supports them the many ways in which …

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