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Computer Information Systems

For students attending: College of DuPage
Who plan to major in: Computer Information Systems


I. Core Curriculum Electives

  • A. Basic Writing Proficiency – A grade of “C” or better in ENGLI 1101 will complete this requirement.
  • B. Humanities – Choose one course from the following subjects: English (any course from 1130-1165), History, Humanities, Philosophy (not PHIL 1120 or 1125), Religious Studies, or ART 1100, MUSIC 1100 or THEATER 1100.
  • C. Social Sciences – Choose one course from the following subjects: Anthropology, Economics (any course from 2200-2220), Geography (not 1108), Political Science, Psychology (not 1180 or 2280), Sociology (not 1205 or 2205), or Social Sciences 1100 or 1110.  
  • D. Political Science Elective – Choose one course from Political Science.
  • E. Science Electives - Choose four courses from the following subjects: Biology, Chemistry, Earth Science (not 1116 or 1117), or Physics (not 1115). Two courses must be in the same subject and at least one course must be in a different subject.
  • F. Free Electives - Choose four courses with an IAI designation.

II. Required courses for the Computer Information Systems degree:

MATH 2231 Calculus & Analytic Geometry I MATH 151
MATH 2232 or MATH 1635 Calculus & Analytic Geometry II or Statistics MATH Elect
MATH 2115 Discrete Mathematics CS 330
CIS 2541 C++ Language Programming CS 115 and 116
CIS 2542 Advanced C++ with Data Structure Applications CS 331
CIS 2420 Microprocessor ASSEMBLY Language CS 350
PSYCH 1100 General Psychology PSYC 221
PSYCH 2201 Industrial and Organizational Psychology PSYC 301

Please contact Undergraduate Academic Affairs with any questions regarding course equivalencies.

Updated October 2018