May 27, 2024  
Mercy University 2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog 
Mercy University 2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog

Computer Information Systems, B.S.

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Narasimhaswamy Banavara, Ph.D., Program Director

(Note: Courses also offered online)

Bachelor of Science

General Liberal Arts and Sciences  
General Education Requirements* 60 credits
Major Concentration  
Computer Information Systems & Related Courses 45 credits
Open Electives 15 credits
Total 120 credits

Students who choose the major concentration in computer information systems must complete:


Mercy University’s 15-credit residency requirement in the major concentrations of mathematics, computer science or computer information systems must be satisfied by courses numbered 200 or above. Computer information systems majors who have not had their mathematics core requirement waived should complete MATH 116  and MATH 201  (rather than MATH 115 ) as part of their General Education requirement.

CISC 120  is a Prerequisite for introductory courses in computer information systems, but may be waived by passing the departmental waiver exam. Some courses are offered once a year. Please check with the department for the current course offering schedule.

Undergraduate majors may take a maximum of two graduate level courses to fulfill the major elective requirement.

*CISC 120 /MATH 120 , MATH 131 , MATH 231 , MATH 116 , MATH 122 , MATH 201 , and ACCT 120  are prerequisites for the major and must be completed as part of the General Education requirements.

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