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Computer Information Systems

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


I. Core Curriculum Electives

  • A. Basic Writing Proficiency – A grade of “C” or better in RHT 101 will complete this requirement.
  • B. Humanities – Choose three 3 credit hour courses from the following subjects: ART (any course from 111-114); ENG (any course from 101-296); HIS; HUM; MUS 215 or 216; PHL (not 102). NOTE: These three courses will transfer as the 200-level Humanities elective and one 300-level Humanities elective.
  • C. Social Sciences – Choose three 3 credit hour courses from the following subjects: ANT; ECO 102 or 103; GEO 104-106; PSC; PSY 105-296 (not 100 or 245); SOC 100-296; or SSC. NOTE: These three courses will transfer as the lower-level Social Sciences elective and one 300-level Social Sciences elective.
  • D. Political Science Elective - Choose any Political Science course.
  • E. Science Electives - Choose four courses from the following subjects:  AST 100-102; BIS; CHM; GOL; or PHY 106-108. Two courses must be in the same field and at least one must be in a different field..
  • F. Free Electives - Choose four courses with an IAI designation.

II. Required courses for the Computer Information Systems degree:


MAT 131 Calculus and Analytic Geometry I MATH 151
MAT 133 Calculus and Analytic Geometry II MATH 152 (Math elect)
CIS 263
Introduction to Object-Oriented Programming CS 115 and 116
CIS 125 Discrete Math for Computing CS 330
CIS 295 Data Structures with C++ CS 331
CIS 265 Computer Architecture and Language Assembly CS 350
PSY 100 Introduction to Psychology PSYC 221
PSY 245 Industrial Psychology PSYC 301

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

Updated June 2018.