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 Why this major is for you:

Choosing to pursue your undergraduate business administration degree can make you competitive and productive in today’s complex business environment. Students who graduate with the computer information systems specialization in business administration are prepared for careers as:

• business analysts • business systems analysts • consultants • database resource planners • electronic commerce specialists • IT auditors • project administrators.

This specialization is about learning how technology works, CIS students also learn to ask what type of technology should be used to solve a business problem.

Why you might like it:

Where traditional computer science programs go deep into programming, the CIS specialization  is broad and covers the “big picture."  Since people are part of many “systems,” this specialization often include business courses like project management or managerial communications.

A career in demand.

By majoring in computer information systems you will be working towards a "in demand" career.

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics' Office of Occupational Statistics and Employment Projections, employment for computer and information technology occupations are projected to grow 12-25 percent from 2012 to 2022.