Minor in Computer Information Systems

This minor is not available to students majoring in a Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) in Management Information Systems. All BBA students pursuing the minor in CIS must apply to the College of Business and Public Policy (CBPP) for upper-division standing prior to taking any upper-division course in the CIS minor. Students pursuing a baccalaureate degree outside CBPP with a minor in CIS can establish approval for upper-division courses by going to the CBPP Student Advising Center (sac@alaska.edu or (907) 786-4100).

Students who wish to minor in Computer Information Systems (CIS) must complete requirements in one of the following three tracks.

Business Analytics Track

CIS A110Computer Concepts in Business3
CIS A210Contemporary Business Applications Development3
CIS A330Database Management Systems3
CIS A470Data Warehouses and Business Intelligence3
BA A375Statistics for Business and Economics3
or ECON A312 Econometrics for Business and Economics
Complete one upper-division course from the following:3
Accounting Information Systems II
Financial Derivatives
Marketing Media Analytics
Analysis of Business Systems
Advanced Contemporary Business Applications Development
Economic and Business Forecasting
Total Credits18

Cybersecurity Track

CIS A110Computer Concepts in Business3
CIS A210Contemporary Business Applications Development3
CIS A330Database Management Systems3
CIS A345Managing Data Communications and Computer Networks3
Complete two adviser-approved CIS electives related to Cybersecurity6
Total Credits18

General Track 

CIS A110Computer Concepts in Business3
CIS A210Contemporary Business Applications Development3
CIS A310Analysis of Business Systems3
CIS A330Database Management Systems3
Complete two upper-division courses from the following:6
Managing Data Communications and Computer Networks
Advanced Web Page Development for Business Applications
Advanced Contemporary Business Applications Development
Selected Topics in Management Information Systems
Programmer/Analyst Internship
Advanced Network Management
Data Warehouses and Business Intelligence
Advanced Topics in Management Information Systems
Systems Analyst/User Support Internship
Individual Research Project
Econometrics for Business and Economics
Economic and Business Forecasting
Total Credits18

A total of 18 credits is required for the minor, 12 of which must be upper-division.