Sep 24, 2021  
2021-2022 Graduate Catalog 
    
2021-2022 Graduate Catalog

Concurrent B.S in Computer Science and Master of Business Administration



Freshman Fall Semester (15-16 credit hours)


  • CIS 115 Introduction to Computing Science Credits: 3
  • CIS 015 Undergraduate Seminar Credits: 0
     
  • COMM 105 Public Speaking IA Credits: 2
    Or
  • COMM 106 Public Speaking I Credits: 3
     
  • ECON 110 Principles of Macroeconomics Credit: 3
  • ENGL 100 Expository Writing I Credits: 3
  • MATH 220 Analytic Geometry and Calculus I Credits: 4

Freshman Spring semester (15 credit hours)


  • Math/science elective with laboratory (first of five) Credits: 4
  • CIS 200 Programming Fundamentals Credits: 4
  • ECE 241 Introduction to Computer Engineering Credits: 3
  • MATH 221 Analytic Geometry and Calculus II Credits: 4

Sophomore Fall semester (13 credit hours)


  • Math/science elective with laboratory (first of five) Credits: 4
  • CIS 300 Data and Program Structures Credits: 3
  • CIS 301 Logical Foundations of Programming Credits: 3
  • ENGL 200 Expository Writing II Credits: 3

Sophomore Spring semester (16 credit hours)


  • Math/science elective (third of five) Credits: 3
  • Communication elective Credits: 3
  • ECON 120 Principles of Microeconomics Credits: 3
  • CIS 308 - C Language Laboratory Credits: 1
  • CIS 400 – Object-Oriented Design, Implementation, and Testing Credits: 3
  • MATH 510 Discrete Mathematics Credits: 3

Junior Fall semester (15 credit hours)


  • Humanities/social science elective (first and second of three) Credits: 6
  • CIS 501 Software Architecture and Design Credits: 3
  • CIS 415 Ethics and Conduct for Computing Professional Credits: 3
  • CIS 560 Database System Concepts Credits: 3

Junior Spring semester (15 credit hours)


  • Technical elective (first of five) Credits: 3
  • CIS 450 Computer Architecture and Operations Credits: 3
  • CIS 575 Introduction to Algorithm Analysis Credits: 3
     
  • ENGL 415 Written Communication for Engineers
    Or 
    ENGL 516 Written Communication for the Sciences Credits: 3
     
  • STAT 510 Introductory Probability and Statistics I Credits: 3

Senior Fall semester (15-16 credit hours)


  • Technical electives (second of five) Credits: 3
  • MANGT 820 Managing Organizational Behavior Credits: 3
  • ACCTG 810 Foundations of Accounting Credits: 3
  • Math/science elective (fourth of five) Credits: 3
  • Unrestricted elective Credits: 3-4

Senior Spring semester (12 credit hours)


  • MANGT 810 Operations and Supply Chain Management Credits: 3
  • MKTG 810 Marketing Concepts and Research Credits: 3
  • FINAN 815 Foundations of Finance Credits: 3
  • ECON 815 Economic Analysis for Business Credits: 3

Fifth Fall semester (15 credit hours)


  • CIS 505 – Introduction to Programming Languages Credits: 3
  • Humanities/social science elective (third of three) Credits: 3
  • MANGT 880 Business Strategy Credits: 3
  • Technical electives (third and fourth of five) Credits: 6

Fifth Spring semester (15 credit hours)


  • Technical elective (fifth of five) Credits: 3
  • MANGT 860 Managing the Triple Bottom Line Business Credits: 3
     
  • GENBA 890 Business Capstone
    Or
    GENBA 897 MBA Internship Credits: 3
     
  • Unrestricted elective Credits: 3
  • Math/science elective (fifth of five) Credits: 3

Notes:


A grade of C or better is required for all graded courses listed by specific course number above.

All students new to the CS department must complete CIS 015.

Math/science electives must be taken for undergraduate credit and have departmental approval.

Humanities/social science electives must be taken for undergraduate credit from the list approved by the College of Engineering.

Communications Elective Credits: (3) The Communications Elective must be chosen from:

  • COMM 322 – Interpersonal Communication Credits: 3
  • COMM 323 – Nonverbal Communication Credits: 3
  • COMM 326 – Small Group Discussion Methods Credits: 3
  • MANGT 420 – Principles of Management Credits: 3
  • THTRE 261 – Fundamentals of Acting Credits: 3
  • THTRE 265 – Fundamentals of Improvisation I, II Credits: 3

Admission to MBA program


A student can apply to the graduate school and be admitted to the MBA program upon earning a >= 3.000 GPA in at least 80 credit hours of their undergraduate degree.

Technical electives must be comprised of the following:


  • C or better in either CIS 520-Operating Systems I, CIS 525-Introduction of Network Programming, or CIS 625-Concurrent Software Systems.
  • C or better in either CIS 598-Computer Science Project or CIS 642-Software Engineering Project I. Students taking CIS 642 must take it for undergraduate credit and take CIS 643-Software Engineering Project II the following semester as an unrestricted elective.
  • Three courses taken for graduate credit from the following list:
  1. CIS 732 Programming Techniques for Data Science and Analytics
  2. MIS 670 Social Media Analytics and Web Mining
  3. At most one of:
  • MIS 665 Business Analytics and Data Mining
  • MKTG 880 Applied Marketing Analytics
  • MKTG 881 Advanced Marketing Analytics

​       4. Other Data Analytics courses, including special topics courses, approved by both the Department of Computer Science and the College of Business Administration.

NOTE: K-State 8 General Education Requirements


K-State 8 General Requirements

Total hours required for graduation (147 credit hours)