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UT Tyler Department of Computer Science

Bachelor of Science in Computer Information Systems-Graduation Requirements

To graduate with a degree in computer information systems, the student must meet the following
specific requirements in addition to the general baccalaureate degree requirements:

  • Twenty-nine semester hours of upper-division computer science, with at least 15 hours
    completed at UT Tyler
  • Forty-nine hours of computer science courses
  1. Required courses are as follows: (Requires a "C" or better)

    COSC 1310: Advanced Information Systems
    COSC 1436: Programming Fundamentals & Lab
    COSC 1437: The Object-Oriented Paradigm & Lab
    COSC 2325: Foundations of Computer Information Systems
    COSC 2315: Computer Organization
    COSC 3215: Social and Professional Issues in Computing
    COSC 3310: Internet and Web Applications
    COSC 3365: Programming with Data, File and Object Structures
    COSC 3375: Analysis and Logical Design
    COSC 3385: Database Design
    COSC 4309: Design of Modern Information Systems
    COSC 4325: Data Communications and Computer Networks
    COSC 4375: Information Systems Design Project

  2. Six semester hours of approved upper-division COSC electives; (Requires a "C" or better)
  3. Three semester hours of approved upper-division Technical elective; (Requires a "C" or better)
  • Twenty-four semester hours of specified support courses: (Requires a "C" or better)

ACCT 2301: Principles of Financial Accounting
ACCT 2302: Principles of Managerial Accounting
MANA 3370: Information and Communication Techniques
MANA 3311: Organization Theory and Behavior
MATH 1324: Mathematics for Business and Economics I
MATH 1325: Mathematics for Business and Economics II
MATH 1342: Statistics
MATH 2330: Discrete Structures

  • Nine hours of approved electives in supporting disciplines. At least six hours must be upper-division.

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