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Program Overview

The program’s comprehensive computer courses are built around real-world experience, with classes providing current and relevant instruction on software development. We’ve created a curriculum that’s designed to improve our graduates' opportunities for career advancement.*

CIS Bachelor's Degree Courses

The Computer Information Science program includes instruction on the following:

  • Principles of Accounting
  • Computer Applications
  • Database Concepts and Applications
  • Spreadsheets
  • Microcomputer Operating Systems
  • Systems Administration
  • Desktop Publishing
  • Computer Programming

You’ll learn skills that enable you to design and implement software on a variety of platforms, from PC to web. You’ll also learn to write programs in a variety of computer languages, such as C++ and Java. You’ll gain knowledge on how to update and expand existing programs, as well as test programs for errors and fix them. Your education will help you anticipate problems and take preventive action, as well as solve problems.

The Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Information Science also offers graduates special training in the development, analysis, and design of computer applications, interfaces and systems such as information or database systems. The program focuses on concepts, principles, goals, functions, and management of information driven business organizations, stressing the development of business applications through the use of computer languages.

The area of software development provides excellent prospects for employment. Job prospects will be better for programmers who have a bachelor’s degree or higher and knowledge of a variety of programming languages.**

*Employment is not guaranteed, but career services help is available for graduates.

**Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2016-17 Edition, Software Developers, on the Internet at

Important Consumer Information and Disclosures

For information on graduation rates, the median debt of students who complete this program and more, choose a campus below to download.

  • For information on graduation rates, the median debt of students who complete this program and more, please view the Computer Information Science - Tampa.
  • Tampa Completion rates for this program*:
    • No students enrolled part-time in the enrollment cohort July 1, 2003 - June 30, 2004, or the program was not offered during this period.
    • No students enrolled full-time in the enrollment cohort July 1, 2009 - June 30, 2010, or the program was not offered during this period.

* For information regarding assumptions made in establishing these completion rates, click here