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Westfield State University    
 
    
 
  Nov 19, 2017
 
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog/Handbook

Computer Information Systems, B.S.


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Requirements for the Computer Information Systems Major


The CIS program of study requires 66-70 credits in the major, to include 36-40 credits of direct CAIS study, 21 credits in business background courses, and 9 credits in supporting liberal arts course work (of which 9-10 credits simultaneously fulfill 3 core course requirements). The requirements are as follow:

One of the following Algorithmic Language Electives - 3 or 4 Credits:


One of the following CAIS courses (Tier 2 electives) - 3 or 4 Credits:


Note:

(*CAIS 0120  may satisfy either the Algorithmic Language or the Tier 2 requirement, but not both.)

One additional Tier 2 or Tier 3 elective from the lists above - 3-4 Credits


Two of the following three courses - 6 Credits:


Designated CORE and/or Liberal Arts courses - 9 Credits:


Additional Graduation Requirements


All students must meet the University Graduation Requirements  and complete a common core of studies, distributed among the different academic areas as detailed in the Common Core  .

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