Computer & Information Sciences

 

Information Security

Computer Forensics -AccessData Certified Examiner (ACE)

Mobile - Wearable - SmartThings SmartApps Development

The computer and information sciences department offers a bachelor of science degree in computer and information sciences (CIS). Students may emphasize one or more key component areas in the major, specifically information security and digital forensics, mobile application development including wearables and SMART technology, business systems programming, database administration, and networking and communications. CIS majors have a high percentage of internship experiences and high graduate school and job placement rates. Additionally, the undergraduate curriculum is structured in a way that allows students to complete the prerequisite courses for the MBA program at Niagara allowing students to accelerate their completion of an MBA.

CIS curriculum is comprised of the information systems accreditation criteria with a specialty emphasis in the area of information technology, namely security specializing in forensics and web development. The key components of the CIS curriculum are:

  • Information security specializing in forensics
  • Programming for business, mobile applications, wearable devices and smart technologies
  • Database management
  • Systems analysis and design
  • Networking and data communications
  • Information systems in organizations
  • System integration and hardware
  • Web systems and technologies