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Computer Information Systems - B.B.A. Program Requirements

Type Legend:DD Diversity–Domestic; DG Diversity–Global; KAD Kent Core Additional; KBS Kent Core Basic Sciences; KCM Kent Core Composition; KFA Kent Core Fine Arts: KHU Kent Core Humanities; KMC Kent Core Mathematics and Critical Reasoning; KSS Kent Core Social Sciences; WIC Writing Intensive

Please read the sections in the University Catalog on Kent Core, diversity and writing-intensive requirements.

Type Course Title Credits
  US 10097 Destination Kent State: First Year Experience 1
II.   MAJOR PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS (30 credits)  Courses count in major GPA 
Type Course Title Credits
  MIS 24060 Systems Analysis I 3
    24065 Web Programming
    44042 Network Theory and Applications
    44043 Data Base Management Systems 3
WIC   44048 Software Integration* 3
  Choose from the following: MIS elective 15
  MIS 34032 Data and File Technology (3)  
    34033 Computer Programming for Business II (3)  
    34036 Large Systems Technology (3)  
    34045 Small systems Technology (3)  
    34070 Principles of Systems Development (3)
    34080 Computer Programming for Business I (3)  
    44044 Systems Analysis II (3)  
    44045 Information Systems Management (3)  
    44049 Network Management (3)  
    44095 Special Topics (3)  
    44292 Internship in Information Systems (3)  
    44293 Workshop in Professional Information Systems  Certification (3)  
Type Course Title Credits
  ACCT 23020 Introduction to Financial Accounting 3
    23021 Introduction to Managerial Accounting 3
  BUS 10123 Exploring Business 3
KAD COMM 15000 Introduction to Human Communication 3
KSS ECON 22060 Principles of Microeconomics 3
KAD   22061 Principles of Macroeconomics 3
  ENG 30063 Business and Professional Writing 3
  FIN 26074 Legal Environment of Business 3
    36053 Business Finance 3
KMC MATH 11010 Algebra for Calculus* 3

Intuitive Calculus (3)
Analytic Geometry and Calculus I (5)
  MIS 24053 Introduction to Computer Applications 3
    24056 Fundamentals of Business Statistics **
    24163 Principles of Management 3
    34060 Operations Management 3
    44285 Integrated Business Policy and Strategy 3
  MKTG 25010 Principles of Marketing 3
  Kent Core Basic Sciences (must include one laboratory) 6-7
  Kent Core Composition 6-8
  Kent Core Humanities and Fine Arts (minimum one course from each)
  Kent Core Social Sciences (must be from two disciplines) 3
  General Electives (minimum 3 upper-division credit hours) 15

*A minimum C (2.0) grade must be earned in MIS 44048 to fulfill the writing-intensive requirement.

** If a student has taken MATH 10041 Elementary Probability and Statistics they may use it in place of MIS 24056.

Requirements to progress in the computer information systems major:

  • Minimum 2.50 cumulative GPA after completing 46 semester hours
  • A combined 2.5 grade average in MIS 24053, MIS 24060 and MIS 24065

Students may take or use any course at any level as long as the minimum 39-hour requirement for upper-division courses is satisfied for graduation with a B.B.A. Exceptions: Maximum 4 credit hours of physical education activity (PEB) courses and maximum 4 credit hours for courses in applied music and music ensembles (MUS courses with a second digit of 5, 6 or 7) combined may be counted toward the 121-total hour or 39-upper-division-hour graduation requirement. General elective courses may be selected from any area and at any level provided students do not go over the PEB, applied music and ensemble music restriction and they satisfy the 39 hour upper-division requirements. A minor (business or non-business) is encouraged. There is no limit on other music coursework. Any other exceptions must be approved by the assistant dean. Credit for ENG 11001 or MATH 10023 or 10024 may apply toward general electives.