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Bachelor's in Computer Information Systems

With a BS in Computer Information Systems, you can learn how to manage complex IT networks and develop the skills to lead others. Through this comprehensive program, students learn how to design and manage information systems for a variety of common areas, including accounting, marketing, business, management, and communications. At Indiana Wesleyan University, you can earn your computer information systems degree in a student-oriented, faith-based learning environment.

Why Pursue My BS in Computer Information Systems at IWU?

There are several benefits to pursuing your degree in information systems at IWU. We offer accredited degree programs taught by experienced faculty who are experts in the topics they teach. We also provide student services, from tech support to tutoring, to help you succeed in this program. In this campus-based program, you will benefit from faculty and advisors who want to help you succeed beyond graduation. Students learn from expert faculty who will become mentors in the faith, integrating classroom learning with biblical truths for a Christ-centered environment that encourages spiritual growth.

What Will I Learn in this Bachelor’s in Computer Information Systems Program?

This computer information systems degree program is designed to help students succeed in the rapidly growing field of IT. Students engage in career-focused projects that reflect real-world technology and security challenges businesses face. Faculty offer 1:1 support throughout this program to help ensure students are confident and competent in the workforce upon completion. Course topics cover application concepts, computer fundamentals, web programming, and more.

What Makes IWU Different?

Education Pioneer

IWU has provided on-campus education for more than 100 years.

Rooted in Christ

Faith-integrated curriculum and a commitment to changing the world.

Superior Support

Center for Student Success for counseling, tutoring, and more!

What You Will Study in This B.S. in Computer Information Systems

Coursework for this BS in computer information systems program covers how to:

  • Manage complex computer information systems in all kinds of businesses
  • Develop the critical thinking and communication skills to manage and lead across teams in organizations in business, healthcare, government, and other industries
  • Integrate biblical perspectives into a career in technology

After Graduation
Potential Careers

  • Computer Systems Analysis
  • Computer and Information Systems Manager
  • Computer Programmer
  • Computer Operators
  • Computer Systems Engineer
  • Computer Network Architect

Work in Various Industries

  • Industry

Program Requirements

The CIS major is designed as an applied major. Each student majoring in CIS takes a core of common courses, plus approved elective courses. Additionally, each student selects and completes a companion track in a complementary discipline. At present, designated tracks include business, communications, computer graphics, and Internet development. Additionally, a student may elect an independent track in another appropriate discipline and work with an academic advisor from that department to design a set of supporting courses in support of a CIS major.

  • Completion of 124 semester hours; however, some majors may result in the student earning greater than 124 credit hours by graduation.
  • Cumulative GPA of 2.0 or higher
  • Completion of the designated semester hours in the major area with a GPA of 2.25 or higher as required by the major. Additional requirements as prescribed by each department must also be met.
  • Completion of all general education requirements
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Indiana Wesleyan University is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission (HLC),, 312-263-0456. Other accreditations and associations of Indiana Wesleyan University are available at

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