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B.S. Information Systems

Students who study Information Systems at Coastal Carolina University will learn how to use information technology to solve real-world problems in an information systems environment. The curriculum has several different areas of focus: such as software engineering and web development. Graduates will be prepared to design, implement, manage, and evaluate information systems and to integrate emerging information technologies to enable an organization to achieve its objectives effectively and efficiently. Graduates will also be prepared to pursue graduate studies in information systems.

The Student Experience

  • Because real-world experience is critical in information systems, the department offers courses that allow students to apply knowledge and skills in information systems to design and implement software projects for real-world problems within an information systems environment. 
  • Internships are available for academic credit. Students can also apply for cooperative education which allows them to work full-time in the field while earning academic credit, income and valuable work experience.
  • The department sponsors field trips, invites guest speakers, and organizes professional and/or social functions for majors.

Areas of Study

  • CSCI 225 - Introduction to Relational Database and SQL
  • CSCI 270 - Data Communication Systems and Networks
  • CSCI 303 - Introduction to Server-side Web Application Development
  • CSCI 330 - Systems Analysis & Software Engineering
  • CSCI 335 - Project Management
  • CSCI 385 - Introduction to Information Systems Security
  • CSCI 409 - Advanced Web Application Development
  • CSCI 490 - Software Engineering II
  • Information Systems Environment

Accreditation

Logo for ABET accreditation bodyThe information systems program is accredited by the Computing Accreditation Commission of ABET, http://www.abet.org

Information

Crystal Cox, Ph.D.
Associate Professor; Information Systems Curriculum Committee Chair
AOC2-229 
crystal@coastal.edu