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Computer Information Systems

Bachelor of Science in Computer Information Systems

The Bachelor of Science in Computer Information Systems is accredited by the Computing Accreditation Commission of ABET,

The Bachelor of Science in Computer Information Systems program blends theory and practice to prepare its graduates for careers in fields such as software systems development, e-commerce, and network administration. The program focuses on the application of information technology to facilitate the management and operation of organizations. In addition to general education courses required of all undegraduates, the CIS major concentrates on computing and network technology and the organization context in which these technologies are employed to solve business problems.

View the fundamental objectives and expected learning outcomes for the CIS program.

Admission Information

Applicants must fulfill the general admission requirements of the University of Houston for either freshmen or transfer students. International students must have a minimum TOEFL score of 550. Applicants may now apply online via the Texas common Application, which can be found at Students are encouraged to meet with an advisor to ensure that the initial enrollment and registration process proceeds smoothly. Advising is conducted through the Office of Student Affairs, Room 385 T2. A cumulative GPA of 2.5 on any prior college level courses is required for admission to the Computer Information Systems program.

Grade Point Average Requirement

A grade point average of 2.0 or better is required for graduation. Computer Information Systems majors must earn a grade of "C" or better in all core major courses.

Transfer Requirement

All courses applicable to the major that are completed at another college and transferred to the University of Houston must have been completed with a grade of "C" or better.

Other Information

CIS Course Prerequisite Map