Academics

Computer Information Systems Degree Outcome Objectives      

B.S. in Computer Information Systems      (124 hours)
The following courses are required for a baccalaureate degree:

  1. 56 hoursGeneral Education

  2. 30 hours:  Requisites for the Major

CMIS125 Program Logic
CMIS210 Visual Basic.Net Programming I
CMIS221 C++ Programming I
CMIS253 Web Page Design
CMIS255 Windows
BSMT 220 Management/Thought/Principles
BSMT 300 Managerial Accounting or
ACCT 210 Principles of Accounting I and ACCT 211 Principles of Accounting II
BSMT ___ E-Commerce is recommended
MATH 160 Business Mathematics
MATH 170 Statistics for Business and Sciences or
MATH 171 Principles of Statistics or PSYC 230 Statistics of Behavioral Sciences

  1. 33 hours:  Upper Level Courses in Major

CMIS230 System Analysis/Design
CMIS240 Data Communication/Networking
CMIS265 Hardware/Software Concepts
CMIS275 Dbase Management
CMIS310 Visual Basic.Net Programming II
CMIS321 C++ Programming II
CMIS340 Computer Security
CMIS350 Distributed Applications I
CMIS351 Distributed Applications II
CMIS450 Enterprise Applications
CMIS499 Senior Seminar

  1. 5 hours:  Electives


A.S. in Computer Information Systems (64 hours)
The following courses are required for the Associates degree:

  1. 34 hours:   General Education

  2. 15 hours:    Requisites for the Major

CMIS 125 Programming Logic
CMIS 225 Business Microcomputer Application
CMIS 251 Application in Databases (Access) or CMIS 252 Application in Spreadsheets
or CMIS 253 Web Page Design
CMIS 255 Windows
MATH 160 Business Mathematics
or ECON 210 Principles of Economics I


15  hours:  Upper Level Courses in Major

ACCT 300  Intermediate Accounting I
ACCT 301  Intermediate Accounting II
ACCT 330  Cost Accounting I


A.S. in Computer Information Applications (64 hours)
The following courses are required for the Associates degree:

  1. 33 hours:   General Education

  2. 12 hours:    Requisites for the Major

CMIS 125 Programming Logic
CMIS 225 Business Microcomputer Application
CMIS 251 Application in Databases (Access)
CMIS 252 Application in Spreadsheets (Excel)
CMIS 253 Web Page Design)
CMIS 255 Windows
MAT 160 Business Math or ECON 210 Principles of Economics I


15  hours:  Upper Level Courses in Major

CMIS 210 Visual Basic. Net Programming I
CMIS 221 C++ Programming I
CMIS 275 Dbase Management
CMIS 496 Topics in Computer Information Systems


Minor in Computer Information Systems (12 hours)
The following courses are required for the Associates degree:

  1. CMIS _____

  2. CMIS _____

  3. CMIS _____

  4. CMIS _____


Second Degree in Computer Information Systems (33 credit hours)
The following courses are required:

CMIS 125 Program Logic
CMIS 210 Visual Basic.Net Programming I
CMIS 221 C++ Programming I
CMIS 310 Visual Basic.Net Programming II or CMIS 321 C++ Programming II
CMIS 221 C++ Programming I
CMIS 210 Visual Basic.Net Programming I
CMIS 255 Windows
CMIS 265 Hardware/Software Concepts
CMIS 275 Dbase Management
CMIS 230 System Analysis/Design
CMIS 240 Data Integrated Com./Networking
CMIS 380 Information Systems in Organizations
MGMT 300 Managerial Accounting or ACCT 210 Principles of Accounting I
and ACCT 211 Principles of Accounting II


Post Baccalaureate Certificate in Computer Networking

The Computer Networking certificate provides students with an existing bachelor's degree an opportunity to update their computer skills or make a change in their career path. Calumet College of St. Joseph holds CISCO academy credentials. Students with a Computer Networking Certificate thus have the skills and training necessary to obtain Cisco certifications

 Students completing CMIS 113 and 213 can take the CISCO ICND1 examination to obtain CCENT certification. This is the first of two exams for CCNA certification.

 Students completing CMIS 313 and 413 can take the CISCO ICND2 examination to obtain CCNA certification. This is the second of two exams for CCNA certification.

Students will be provided with half price vouchers for these tests, which are provided at CISCO certified test taking facilities. (CCSJ is not a certified test taking facility.)
The following courses are required for a Post-baccalaureate Certificate in Computer Networking:

  • CMIS 113 Introduction to Computer Networks

  • CMIS 213 Internetworking and TCP/IP

  • CMIS 313 Network Switching and VLANS

  • CMIS 413 WANs and Network Services