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General CIS Track

The CIS program at Zicklin provides a strong foundation in the business and managerial issues related to information technologies.  Our students work in various domains such as finance, accountancy, marketing, and management – key areas where information technologies are applied.

Required Courses (12 Credits)

Course No Name (Click for Sample Syllabus) Frequency of offering*
CIS 3100 Object-Oriented Programming I Fall and Spring
CIS 3400 Database Management Systems I Fall and Spring
CIS 4800 Systems Analysis and Design Fall and Spring
CIS 5800 Information Technology Development and Project Management Fall, Spring and Summer

Elective Courses (12 Credits)

Any four courses from the following list (12 credits)
Course No. Name (Click for Sample Syllabus) Frequency of offering*
CIS 3120 Programming for Analytics Once a year
CIS 3150 Introduction to Semantic Technologies Once a year
CIS 3367 Spreadsheet Applications in Business Fall and Spring
CIS 3444 e-Business Technologies Fall and Spring
CIS 3500 Networks and Telecommunications I Fall and Spring
CIS 3550 Cybersecurity Once a year
CIS 3630 Principles of Web Design Fall and Spring
CIS 3700 Green  IT Once a year
CIS 3710 Business Intelligence Once a year
CIS 3750 Social Media Technologies in Organizations Fall and Spring
CIS/STA 3920 Data Mining for Business Analytics Once a year
CIS 4100 Object-Oriented Programming II Once a year
CIS 4110 Object-Oriented Programming II with Java Once a year
CIS 4160 Web Applications Development Fall and Spring
CIS/STA 4170 Data Visualization Once a year
CIS 4350 Information Technology Audit Fall and Spring
CIS 4400 Data Warehousing for Analytics Once a year
CIS 4500 Networks and Telecommunications II Once a year
CIS 4610 Expert (Knowledge-Based) Systems and Related Technologies Currently not offered
CIS 4620 Financial Information Technologies Once a year
CIS 4650 Operating Systems Concepts Once a year
CIS 4091 Special Topics in Computer Information Systems (1 credits) Varies
CIS 4092 Special Topics in Computer Information Systems (2 credits) Varies
CIS 4093 Special Topics in Computer Information Systems (3 credits) Varies
CIS 4094 Special Topics in Computer Information Systems (1.5 credits) Varies
OPR 3300 Quantitative Methods for Accounting* Fall and Spring
OPR 3450 Quantitative Decision Making for Business I** Once a year

**Students may not receive credit for both OPR 3450 and OPR 3300.

 

Course are for 3 credits unless otherwise specified.

Note: Students can take CIS 5900 Computer Information Systems Internship as an out-of-major elective. For information about CIS internships and CIS 5900, please contact Prof. Pai-chun Ma (Pai-chun.Ma@baruch.cuny.edu).

For further information on the BBA/CIS program – please contact Prof. Radhika Jain at radhika.jain@baruch.cuny.edu

*The frequency of offering listed is a good-faith estimate of when each course will be offered by the department, and should not be construed as a commitment. Students should be mindful that our ability to schedule is influenced by many factors including – demand for the course, availability of faculty, and other various constraints imposed by the SCIS Department, School of Business, or College.

† Sample course syllabi are subject to change. These are provided to give you an idea of the topics that would in general be covered in the various courses. These could vary depending on developments in the field and the instructor teaching the course.