Bachelor of Science in Computer Information Systems

Information is a powerful resource.

Companies around the world, from global chains to local shops, turn to electronic options to store their records and stay in contact with customers. Information systems specialists form the vital link that provides businesses with these highly desirable services.

Work for a company of your choice or with a consulting firm, helping a variety of clients. Whatever your interests, a degree in Computer Information Systems can start your career as a database administrator, IT manager, systems architect or software quality assurance analyst.

What You Will Learn

Like all students at FSU, you'll take a broad foundation of general education coursework.

As a Computer Information Systems major, you'll also build a solid background in both business and computers giving you skills with both the human and technological aspects of information systems. You'll familiarize yourself with the ethical obligations and questions around massive electronic information-handling so you have a strong thought process to draw on in the future.

Major requirements View our course descriptions

Beyond the Classroom

In addition to coursework, you'll have a variety of ways to build your skill set and resume:

  • Join Upsilon Pi Epsilon, an international honor society for outstanding computer science and information technology students.
  • Intern with an industry, government office or small business to develop your skills in a real-world setting and impress your future employers with your experience.
  • Develop your best programs and other works into a portfolio that will give you a running start in the Information Technology industry.


Enjoy all the state-of-the-art technology and support available in the Gira Center for Communications and Information Technology, the new home of the Computer Science & Information Technologies department.
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Career Outlook for Information Systems Specialists

Demand for IT experts is increasing as more companies rely more heavily on information technology and electronic communications to keep and process their records. Significant growth is expected in IT consulting firms, which perform various IT management tasks as clients request them. Healthcare systems are also likely to employ many new IT specialists to handle electronic records and prescriptions, recent technologies that are rapidly revamping the medical field. IT specialists with experience or education in cloud computing, networks or general business may be especially desirable. For more information, visit the US BLS Occupational Outlook Handbook.


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