B.A. in Computer Information Systems

St. Mary’s University Core 1
SMC 1301Foundations of Civilization3
SMC 1311Foundations of Reflection:Self3
SMC 1312Foundations of Reflection: Nature3
SMC 1313Foundations of Reflection: Others3
SMC 1314Foundations of Reflection: God3
SMC 2301Foundations of Practice: Ethics3
SMC 2302Foundations of Practice: Civic Engagement and Social Action3
SMC 2303Foundations of Practice:Fine Arts and Creative Process3
SMC 2304Foundations of Practice: Literature3
SMC 4301Capstone Seminar: Prospects for Community & Civilization3
School of Science, Engineering, and T echnology Specific Core
Select one of the following:
Fundamentals of Oral Communication
Business and Professional Communication
Argumentation and Debate
Rhetoric & Composition 23
Rhetoric and Composition
Foreign Languages6
Select one of the following:
6 hours of Second Year level (2311, 2312) in a language in which the student has prior knowledge or training, meaning he/she speaks the language or took it in high school
6 hours of Introductory level (1311, 1312) in which he/she has no prior training or knowledge
12 hours of CLEP/AP credit
History/Social Science3
Introductory Macroeconomic Theory
Select one of the following:
Advanced Theology TH 33XX/43XX
Perspectives and Themes in History, Philosophy and/or Theology
Fine Arts/Literature3
Select one AR, DM, MU or any EN 23XX literature course
BA Computer Information Systems Courses
AC 2310Introduction to Accounting I3
AC 2320Introduction to Accounting II3
CS 1310Programming I3
CS 1311Programming II3
CS 2110Sophomore CS Seminar1
CS 2313Object Oriented Programming I3
CS 2315Algorithms3
CS 2323Object Oriented Programming II3
CS 2350Computer Architecture3
CS 3110Junior CS Seminar1
CS 3310Intro to Systems Analysis and Design3
CS 3335Survey of Programming Languages3
CS 3340Software Engineering3
CS 3350Operating Systems3
CS 4110Senior CS Seminar1
CS 4320Files & Databases3
CS 4330Data Communication3
CS 4395Senior Project3
Computer Science Elective CS 33XX/43XX3
EC 2303Introductory Microeconomic Theory3
FN 3310Corporate Finance3
or MK 3310 Principles of Marketing
MT 1305Finite Mathematics3
MT 2306Business Statistics3
MT 3323Discrete Math Structures3
An elective can be any course taken from any discipline.3
Proficiency in Information Technology and Information Literacy
For this major, this requirement will be fulfilled by coursework in this degree plan.
Total Semester Hours120

This is a recommended degree plan subject to changes. Please meet with your advisor on a regular basis. 

First Year
FallSemester HoursSpringSemester Hours
EN 13113SMC 13XX3
Foreign Language3Foreign Language3
CS 13103CS 13113
MT 13053MT 23063
ND 01010 
 15 15
Second Year
FallSemester HoursSpringSemester Hours
AC 23103Speech3
CS 21101AC 23203
CS 23133CS 23233
CS 23153CS 23503
MT 33233 
 16 15
Third Year
FallSemester HoursSpringSemester Hours
EC 23013EC 23033
CS 31101CS 33403
CS 33103CS 43203
CS 33503 
 16 15
Fourth Year
FallSemester HoursSpringSemester Hours
SMC 43013Fine Arts/Literature3
CS 33353Advanced Theology3
CS 41101CS 43953
CS 43203Elective3
Advanced Computer Science3 
FN 3310 or MK 33103 
 16 12
Total Semester Hours 120