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Computer Information Systems, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #801 (WUR) Ruston, LA, United States
Cybersecurity, enterprise systems and big data analytics—with the business know-how you need to lead. We offer a bachelor Computer Information Systems at the Louisiana Tech University. 
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Overview

Technology is an integral component of modern business in every industry around the globe, making a career in computer information systems in-demand and essential to organizations of all kinds.

We offer a bachelor degree in Computer Information Systems at the Louisiana Tech University. The Louisiana Tech University Information Systems curriculum—encompassing project management, telecommunications, networking, databases, programming, and information security—empowers you with the solid technical skills to place you at a competitive advantage. 

And, as CIS is all about the intersection of business and technology, we emphasize interpersonal communication as well. Through our core curriculum, you’ll also gain a background in finance, marketing, and management, giving you the real-world business expertise to set you apart.

Detailed Programme Facts

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

Programme Structure

  • A series of information assurance courses have been created to give the CIS student a focus developing skills for positions in systems and network security—you will learn to detect, report, and resolve cyber threats. 
  • Course content also covers the use of code encryption to securely pass information between systems, building and using secure audio and video communications equipment, developing tamper protection products, and providing trusted information solutions. 
  • Students master the skills of assessing, auditing evaluation, testing network and systems security, and conducting forensic investigations. Students also learn how to perform information systems risk analysis and plan for disaster recovery and business continuity in our state-of-the-art Digital Information Forensics Lab.

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    79

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 2

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 2 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

  • Complete the Online Application
  • Non-refundable application fee $30.00 
  • Applicants from non-English speaking countries: Students with a 2.0 GPA must have one of the following: an iBT TOEFL 79 or an IELTS 6.5 or SAT Math subscore 510, Evidence-based Reading and Writing 500 subscore with a minimum composite score of 1130 or ACT Math subscore 19 and English subscore 18 with a minimum composite score of 23. 
  • Copy of Current Valid Passport

Tuition Fee

  • International

    11068 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5534 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    11068 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5534 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    3702 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1851 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Ruston

  • 900 - 1400 USD/month
    Living Costs

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

Funding

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