CIS Technical Electives

Bachelor of Science in Computer Information Systems


Have technical elective course credit authorized on your degree plan before taking the course.

At least two of the four required technical electives must be upper division (3000 or 4000 level) courses. For official course descriptions and prerequisites visit the University of Houston Course Catalog.

Pre-Approved Electives

The following list of courses have been Pre-Approved as valid CIS Technical Electives. Any of the listed courses do not require special permission to count towards the Technical Electives requirement on the CIS Degree Plan.

  • CIS 3337 - Secure Application Design (Offered during Spring Semesters)
  • CIS 3351 - Intrusion Detection and Incident Response (Offered during Fall Semesters)
  • CIS 4320 - Decision Informatics
  • CIS 4357 - Digital Forensics (Offered during Spring Semesters)
  • CIS 4367 - Advanced Digital Forensics (Offered during Fall Semesters)
  • CIS 4397 - Selected Topics in Information Systems Technology
    • May be repeated for credit when topics vary.
  • SCLT 3384 - Logistics Technology and Processes
  • DIGM 2350 - Graphics for Digital Media
  • DIGM 2351 - Web Design
  • DIGM 3353 - Visual Communications Technology
  • MIS 4379 - Business Systems Consulting
  • TELS 3355 - Project Leadership

Students interested in information security are encouraged to consider CIS 3337, CIS 3351, CIS 4357 & CIS 4367.

Other technical courses relevant to information systems may be authorized by the CIS Program Coordinator.

To receive credit in the following technical courses, please contact the CIS Program Coordinator for approval:

CIS 3399, CIS 4198, CIS 4298, CIS 4390, CIS 4396, CIS 4398, CIS 4399.

Information on this page is subject to updates and modifications.

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