Cyber Center

Bachelor of Arts in Computer Information Systems (CIS)

Computer Information Systems - Produce graduates who are equipped to make valuable contributions to the field of cybersecurity, cyber operations, database, and networking. The program also prepares graduates to identify and analyze business opportunities, effectively utilize information technology in business process management and maintain current knowledge of emerging and changing information system methodologies and technologies.

Graduates of the Computer Information Systems Program are expected to:

  • Exhibit proficiency in problem-solving techniques using effective and appropriate methods, tools, and critical soft skills.
  • Employ appropriate oral and written communication skills (i.e. print and multimedia strategies) to meet the needs of diverse audiences.
  • Prepare students with the cybersecurity principles, technical knowledge, and skills needed to protect data, computer systems, and networks.
  • Demonstrate the ability to construct solutions for programming problems by the use of procedures and object-oriented languages.
  • Explain different cybersecurity mechanisms to help ensure the protection of information technology assets and networks.
  • Describe and apply appropriate ethical, security implications, and moral standards to modern computing environments and understand cybersecurity terminology.
  • Analyze and evaluate systems with respect to maintaining operations in the presence of risks and threats.
  • Identify and use appropriate resources to stay abreast of the latest industry development tools, cryptographic systems elements, cyberspace activities, and techniques to reduce the cybersecurity risk by exhibit best practices or research findings.
  • Determine appropriate data models to design database applications to enforce information integrity, security, and confidentiality by using SQL and Design principles.
  • Describe the fundamental problem-solving techniques and overview of scripting languages to automate the administrative task and create an appropriate solution within the context of cybersecurity.
  • Compare and contrast information security /assurance to deals with social, political, legal, and ethical issues within the organization and protect organization data.
  • Evaluate network security solutions/Internet crimes/ or cloud computing methodology to prevent and detect intrusions.
  • Discuss and evaluate network security solutions, Internet crimes, and cloud computing methodology to ensure security for their employees, customers, and asset.

Required Courses

  • CS 150 Intro to Computer Science
  • CIS 206 Intro to Web Technology
  • CIS 212 Formal Thinking
  • CIS 215 Essentials of Project Management
  • CIS 250 Fundamental of Programming
  • CIS 300 Information Security and Policy
  • CIS 302 Computer Information System
  • CIS 315 Project Cost and Schedule Management
  • CIS 316 Project Risk and Leadership Management
  • CIS 350 Intro. to Software Engineering
  • CIS 330 Network and Data Communications
  • CIS 370 Computer Ethics
  • CIS 371 Research Methods
  • CS 410 Database Management Systems I
  • CS 412 Database Management Systems II
  • CIS 413 Electronic Commerce
  • CS 415 Digital Forensics and Investigations
  • CS 475 Seminar

To learn more about the program requirements and curriculum pattern, click on the link below:

CIS Course Sequences & Curriculum Pattern



Stay Connected to
Admissions & Recruitment



Admissions Contact Information

By Mail:
Office of Admissions
Talladega College
627 Battle Street West
Talladega, AL 35160

Phone: (866) 540-3956
or (256) 362-0274



The history of Talladega College began on November 20, 1865, when two former slaves William Savery and Thomas Tarrant, both of Talladega, met in convention with a group of new freedmen in Mobile, Alabama.

More Facts & Stats