Suggested Courses

Depending on your major discipline, here are a specific set of CIS courses that might complement the work you do in your major.

Select three courses from the list in one of the tracks listed below.

For Accounting Majors

Course No Name
CIS 3367 Spreadsheet Applications in Business
CIS 3500 Networks and Telecommunications I
CIS 3550 Cybersecurity
CIS 3750 Social Media Technologies in Organizations
CIS/STA 3920 Data Mining for Business Analytics
CIS 4100 Object-Oriented Programming II
CIS 4110 Object-Oriented Programming II With Java
CIS 4160 Web Applications Development
CIS/STA 4170 Data Visualization
CIS 4350 Information Technology Audit
CIS 4400 Data Warehousing for Analytics
OPR 3300 Quantitative Methods for Accountancy**
OPR 3450 Quantitative Decision Making for Business**

Accounting majors can complement their work with courses that focus on IT auditing and in general Information Assurance.

For Finance Majors

Course No Name
CIS 3100 Object-Oriented Programming I
CIS 3120 Programming for Analytics
CIS 3367 Spreadsheet Applications in Business
CIS 3400 Database Management Systems I
CIS 3500 Networks and Telecommunications I
CIS 3550 Cybersecurity
CIS/STA 3920 Data Mining for Business Analytics
CIS 4100 Object-Oriented Programming II
CIS 4110 Object-Oriented Programming II With Java
CIS 4160 Web Applications Development
CIS/STA 4170 Data Visualization
CIS 4400 Data Warehousing for Analytics
CIS 4620 Financial Information Technologies

 

Students majoring in Finance can select CIS 4620 that focuses on the critical link between finance and IT. We have suggested a few other courses that might complement CIS 4620 well.

Here is an example of a topic presented by Prof. Richard Holowczak that might be relevant to you:

For Marketing Majors

Course No Name
CIS 3100 Object-Oriented Programming I
CIS 3120 Programming for Analytics
CIS 3367 Spreadsheet Applications in Business
CIS 3400 Database Management Systems I
CIS 3444 E-Business Technologies
CIS 3630 Principles of Web Design
CIS 3710 Business Intelligence
CIS 3750 Social Media Technologies in Organizations
CIS/STA 3920 Data Mining for Business Analytics
CIS/STA 4170 Data Visualization
CIS 4400 Data Warehousing for Analytics

Marketing majors can benefit from the web analytics that is covered in competitive business intelligence, strategies for using social media technologies in organizations, the ability to analyze large amounts of both structured and unstructured data, and various business models that use IT as a strong foundation.

For Statistics and QMM Majors

Course No Name
CIS 3100 Object-Oriented Programming I
CIS 3120 Programming for Analytics
CIS 3367 Spreadsheet Applications in Business
CIS 3400 Database Management Systems I
CIS 3710 Business Intelligence
CIS/STA 3920 Data Mining for Business Analytics
CIS 4100 Object-Oriented Programming II
CIS 4110 Object-Oriented Programming II With Java
CIS 4160 Web Applications Development
CIS/STA 4170 Data Visualization
CIS 4400 Data Warehousing for Analytics

Statistics & QMM majors  can benefit from the various advance programming courses that we offer and the courses that focus on ‘big data’