Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Information Systems
Learn to use your love of technology to move business forward by earning a Bachelor’s in Computer Information Systems from DeVry University. Our program covers topics such as information security, web application development and database management. This program is built with our Tech Core curriculum, which focuses on hands-on learning to prepare you with the foundation in technology and the refined tech skills that you can put to work.
Get to Know Our Bachelor's in Computer Information Systems
Our Bachelor’s in Computer Information Systems teaches programming languages like C++, C# and Java. You’ll learn what it takes to write programs, update and expand existing programs, debug programs and create and test code in an industry standard integrated development environment. Best of all, our knowledgeable professors provide hands-on experience in developing, coding, implementing and testing software and hardware for a variety of real-world applications.
Computer Information Systems Specializations
Classes Start Every 8 Weeks
Earn your Bachelor's Degree in Computer Information Systems in as little as 2 years + 8 months*—or even more quickly with qualifying transfer credits.
*Not including breaks. Assumes year-round, full-time enrollment.
As a new student, you’ll get a complimentary laptop as part of your technology program2. It’s our way of investing in your education—and you.
You can take it anywhere, it’s powerful enough to run robust applications, and best of all, you can use it for all of your classes to optimize your DeVry experience.
Simulate the Internet of Things (IoT) wherever you are with your IoT Kit*, designed to give you hands-on experience and confidence working with real IoT technologies.
With the full complement of microprocessors and sensors in your kit, you’ll build elementary IoT devices, integrate them into cloud-based server systems and develop skills needed for today’s IoT economy.
*The IoT Kit is a required expense and is not complimentary.
Certification Exam Reimbursement
Our Tech programs are designed with industry-recognized certifications in mind. Qualified students may receive up to a $300 reimbursement for the cost of one exam attempt across a wide range of certifications:
- CompTIA A+
- CompTIA Linux+
- CompTIA Network+
- CompTIA Cloud+
- Microsoft Technology Associate - Python
Others may be applicable as well. Speak with your professor for more info.
Graduates of our Bachelor’s in Computer Information Systems may consider careers such as:
Applications Programmer Analyst
Cyber Security Specialist
Information Systems Management
Computer Support Specialist
Penetration Tester (Ethical Hacker)
Computer Security Specialist
|ETHC232||Ethical and Legal Issues in the Professions|
|LAS432||Technology, Society, and Culture|
|ECON312||Principles of Economics|
|SOCS185||Culture and Society|
Mathematics and Natural Sciences
|MATH114||Algebra for College Students|
|MATH221||Statistics for Decision-Making|
|PHYS204||Applied Physics with Lab|
Personal and Professional Development
|COLL148||Critical Thinking and Problem-Solving|
Tech Core Courses
|CEIS101||Introduction to Technology and Information Systems|
|CEIS106||Introduction to Operating Systems|
|CEIS110||Introduction to Programming|
|CEIS114||Introduction to Digital Devices|
|NETW191||Fundamentals of Information Technology and Networking|
|NETW211||Fundamentals of Cloud Computing|
|SEC285||Fundamentals of Information Security|
Information Systems and Programming
|CEIS236||Database Systems and Programming Fundamentals|
|CEIS312||Introduction to Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning|
|CIS170C||Programming with Lab|
|CIS247C||Object-Oriented Programming with Lab|
|CIS355A||Business Application Programming with Lab|
|CEIS299||Careers and Technology|
|CEIS499||Preparation for the Profession|
1Students may begin the program in “Undeclared” status; however, they must select a specialization by the time they have earned 60 semester credit hours
2As part of this program, one complimentary laptop is provided to students enrolled in the Associate of Information Technology and Networking, Bachelor’s in Information Technology and Networking, Bachelor’s in Software Development, Bachelor’s in Engineering Technology – Electronics and Bachelor’s in Computer Information Systems. The laptop is issued during the student’s second session. Certain restrictions apply.
3Students enrolled at a New Jersey location take ENGL108 in lieu of this course.
4Students enrolled at a Pennsylvania location must take HUMN451 as part of this requirement.
5Students enrolled at a New Jersey location must take an additional six semester-credit hours of general education coursework from among the following course areas: communication skills, humanities, social sciences, mathematics and natural sciences. Courses selected in humanities or social sciences should be upper-division coursework (DeVry courses numbered 300-499).
6Students enrolled at a Nevada location must take POLI332 in lieu of this requirement.