Computer Information Systems Minor

The minor in Computer Information Systems is a valuable choice for students in all technical disciplines as well as for students in management, social sciences, and mathematics. Computer systems are essential to the successful operation of all organizations and businesses. Advances in hardware and software continue to permeate research laboratories and offices throughout the world. In an increasingly competitive job market, a general understanding of computer information systems can play a significant role in satisfying conditions for employment.

Total Credit Hours: at least 17 credits

Required Courses

  • CS 108 Computing Fundamentals
  • CS 240 Data Structures and Algorithms
  • IS 320 Systems Analysis and Design
  • IS 325 Database Management Systems
  • IS 330 Decision Support and Intelligent Systems

At least three courses must be taken in residence at SUNY Poly.  No more than two courses taken at other institutions may be applied to the minor.  CS 350 may not be substituted for IS 325.