CIS Academics and Curriculum

The Computer and Information Science program at East-West University offers a Bachelor of Science

(B.S.) degree program and an Associate of Applied Science (A.A.S.) degree.

Associate of Applied Science (A.A.S.) degree in Computer and Information Science

  • 32 credit hours in the University’s general education core courses.
  • 12 credit hours in the cognate or supporting fields.
  • 48 credit hours in the major field of concentration.

Program Sheet for AAS

Bachelor of Science (B.S.) degree in Computer and Information Science

  • 64 credit hours in the University’s general education core courses which should include:
    • 20 credit hours in English and Communications of a level higher than EN150.
    • 20 credit hours in Mathematics and Science.
    • 20 credit hours in the Humanities and Behavioral Sciences.
    • 4 credit hours in Computer and Information Science, CI101 required.
  • 52 credit hours in Computer and Information Science courses which should include:
    • – CI256, CI275, CI301, CI310, CI321, CI354, CI355, CI358, two courses from CI215, CI216, or CI221, two courses from CI245, CI246, or CI251, and
    • CI492/DM490*. (* Digital Media Specialist only)
  • 12 credit hours in cognate and supporting field courses:
    • – BS101, MT160, and MT201/EN175*. (* Digital Media Specialist only)
  • 32 credit hours from any of the following concentrations: Business Analysis Specialist, Web Technology Specialist, Information Systems Analyst, Digital Media Specialist, Software Engineering Specialist, and Cyber Security Specialist.
  • 20 credit hours of electives of which 8 credit hours should be at the 300 or 400 level.

Program Sheet for BS

Program Sheet for BS (Digital Media Specialist)

Program Sheet for BS (Cyber Security Specialist)