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Computer Information Systems, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Saint Charles, MO, United States
This particular Computer Information Systems degree program from Lindenwood University is intended for students interested in the business applications of computers and business oriented methods and issues.
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Overview

The BA in Computer Information Systems from Lindenwood University requires 62 credit hours of coursework in computer science, mathematics, accounting, economics, management, and organizational behavior, in addition to the general education requirements. All computer information systems core and elective courses take a hands-on approach using the computer to create solutions to problems or to illustrate concepts. Students pursuing this program often minor in some aspect of business.

What you can do with a bachelors degree in computer information systems

Computer information system graduates can expect work in jobs as diverse as the design and development of commercial computer systems, creation of computer graphics and simulation programs, and the design of cyber security systems to prevent unauthorized access to an organization's data. 

The role of the computer industry has always been one of leadership in both science and commerce. Computerization includes such fields as online educational systems, computerized navigation systems, scanner-based retail inventory systems, and computerized monitoring of critical systems such as power plants, air traffic control systems, and national defense operations. 

Computer information systems graduates have provided the nation with technical edge to succeed in the global marketplace of ideas and innovations. Career opportunities following graduation include: Data analyst, information systems manager, IT consultant, IT technical support, cyber security analyst, application analyst, and more. 

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Principles of Financial Accounting 
  • Principles of Managerial Accounting 
  • Fundamentals of Oral Communication 
  • Computer Science 
  • Applied Discrete Structures 
  • Principles of Database Systems 
  • Senior Project 
  • Project Management and Practice 

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    5.5

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  • Minimum required score:

    61

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General Requirements

  • Please submit a Lindenwood University institutional application or submit a Common Application.
  • Please provide a clear, readable copy of the identification page of your passport. It must show all information on the identification page and be valid (not expired) to be accepted.  The copy does not need to be in color.
  • Please provide a certified letter or bank statement verifying the total amount of liquid, personal or family funds, in US dollars, that is available for tuition (personal cost) and educational expenses (books, insurance).
  • Undergraduates must submit certified copies of high school transcripts.  Lindenwood will accept in-progress transcripts to determine admissibility. 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    18500 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 18500 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    18500 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 18500 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Saint Charles

  • 800 - 1300 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

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