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Business & Technology Program: Computer Information Systems Software Programming Concentration

Why should I major in Software Programming? The Business and Technology Program is designed to prepare students to impact the marketplace through integration of a Christian world view with business and technology theory and application and is distinctive from studies at other educational institutions because of the influence of the Bible. The Software Programming concentration provides a background and foundational knowledge to build academic excellent and vocational flexibility. The entire Business and Technology Program is accredited by the International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education (IACBE). Accreditation means that the courses, concentrations and ranked as quality courses and programs by an outside over- sight group, and that the academic business program is functioning effectively (e.g., excellent student learning outcomes). A portion of the required courses for the CIS programs are taken from Bellevue University in Bellevue, Nebraska.

What type of degree will I earn at Grace University if I enroll in this program?
Graduates of the Software Programming Program will earn a Bachelor of Science degree.

What kind of jobs would be available to me after I graduate from Grace University with this major?With the Christian IT Programming Degree Omaha students will be prepared for a career in information technology and lay the basis for further graduate studies if desired.

Total Degree Credits (129)

Bible/Theology Requirements (30)

  • BS 101 Old Testament Survey (4)
  • BS 102 New Testament Survey (4)
  • BS 103 Hermeneutics & Bible Study Methods (3)
  • BS 110 Spiritual Life & Evangelism (2)
  • BS 406/204 Romans or Gospels (3)
  • TH 203 Theology of Church Mission (2)
  • TH 301 Theology 1 (3)
  • TH 302 Theology 2 (3)
  • BS/TH Electives (6)

General Education Requirements (37)

  • EN 101 College Composition 1 (3)
  • EN 103 College Composition 2 (3)
  • HU/MU Elective (3)
  • HU/MU Elective (3)
  • HU/MU Elective (3)
  • MA 211 Statistics (3)
  • PE 101 Introduction to Health & Wellness (2)
  • PE Elective (1)
  • PE Elective (1)
  • PE Elective (1)
  • PSY 101 General Psychology (3)
  • SCI Science Elective (3)
  • SP 120 Oral Communications (3)
  • SS 101 College Orientation (0)
  • SS 201 Microeconomics (3)
  • SS 202 Macroeconomics (3)
  • SS 400 Senior Integration (1)

Business Core Requirements (14)

  • BU 101 Introduction to Business (3)
  • BU 300 Principles of Leadership & Management (2)
  • BU 307 Business Ethics (3)
  • BU 456 Business Strategy & Planning (3)
  • IT 109 Foundations of Personal Technology (3)

Concentration (from Bellevue University) (48)

  • CIS 305 Management & Design of Database Systems (3)
  • CIS 310 Information Systems (3)
  • CIS 321 Structured System Analysis & Design (3)
  • CIS 340A Business Telecommunications (3)
  • CIS 406 Information Security (3)
  • CIS 242 Intro to Programming Using Java (3)
  • CIS 251 Object Oriented Programming (3)
  • CIS 402A Intermediate Java Programming (3)
  • CIS 337 Web Scripting (3)
  • CIS 434 ASP.NET (3)
  • CIS Upper level electives (18)

Servant Leadership Training (8 Semesters)
Grace L.I.F.E. (chapel)* (8 Semesters)
*For specific attendance requirements, see the Grace University Student Handbook.

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