2024-2025 Undergraduate Catalog 
    Jul 13, 2024  
2024-2025 Undergraduate Catalog

Computer Information Systems (BS.CPS)

Program Description 

Vermont State University’s Bachelor of Science in Computer Information Systems program provides a broad foundation in computing skills necessary for workplace needs in both the software development and information technology industries. Students learn through an experiential approach supplementing lectures and discussion with hands-on labs. Required courses outside of the department, including Mathematics and Business, support interdisciplinary connections.  

The program culminates in an internship and a capstone course. Graduates may seek employment as computer programmers, software engineers, or information technology professionals. 

Program Outcomes 

  1. Design and develop websites and/or related web applications. 

  1. Design, build, and utilize databases in software solutions. 

  1. Demonstrate fluency in multiple high-level programming languages. 

  1. Create software solutions using the object-oriented paradigm. 

  1. Evaluate the information technology needs of an organization; including troubleshooting technical issues, maintaining the infrastructure, storing data, and securing proprietary information.