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Bachelor of Science
Computer Systems Management

Course Highlights

MANAGMENT INFORMATION SYSTEMS (CMSM 285) - Students are introduced to the use of information technology in the business environment. The language, concepts, structures, and processes involved in the management of information systems are discussed.  The course is intended to help students focus on technological issues in implementing Management Information Systems strategies and to provide an overview of methodologies for design and development of information systems.

INTRODUCTION TO CYBERSECURITY (CSEC 235) - Students build their skills and knowledge of networks and expand it into security specific concerns. Students use various software tools to detect network vulnerabilities.  Students learn how to investigate and gather evidence of security breaches, as well as better secure networks from attack.  The course prepares students for COMPTIA's Security+ certification test.

DATA ANALYSIS (CMTC 203) - Students are provided with an in-depth understanding of the use of Microsoft Excel, especially with respect to its ability to support data analysis and specialized business and statistical functions. Topics covered include an overview of the basic functionality of Excel, sorting & filtering data, grouping data, creating a data model, what-if-analysis, analyzing statistics, using formula audits and data validation.

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Requirements/Prerequisites:

Placement Interview

Technical Requirement:

All students majoring in Computer and Information Technology will need their own laptop with the following minimum specifications:

  • Operating System - Windows 10 (64bit version only)
  • Memory - Minimum 8 GB RAM
  • Processor - Intel Core i5 or Intel Core i7 (2.0 GHz or better) CPU must support Virtualization Technologies
  • Hard disk - Preferred minimum 256 GB Solid State Drive (SSD) or conventional hard disk 500GB or larger