Computer Information Systems
Finish your Bachelor of Science degree with a major in Computer Information Systems (CIS) through Gardner-Webb’s Broyhill Undergraduate School of Management. Computer Information Systems is one of the fastest-growing areas of study as well as one offering plentiful career options. The CIS program will provide you with training in business knowledge, information technologies, and management skills to solve business problems and achieve strategic objectives in organizations. With this fully accredited baccalaureate degree you will be able to pursue a wide array of positions in system development, internet and network technologies, information management, and business consulting.
Gardner-Webb University’s Broyhill Undergraduate School of Management within the Godbold School of Business offers a unique educational environment producing business leaders who are equally committed to strong personal values and excellence in their work. Gardner-Webb is a Christian environment, and we believe in social justice, ethical decision-making, and intellectual honesty. Our graduates take these values to their workplaces and positions of leadership.
Our top-notch teachers are some of the best in the region with the credentials and the passion to provide you with a high-quality education. Business faculty members have professional experience in an impressive array of industries. Their areas of expertise include marketing, legal counsel, engineering, and senior management and nearly half have worked overseas, bringing a global perspective to the classroom. GWU’s small class sizes mean you’ll have one-on-one access to all this expertise in every class session along with the mentorship you’ll need to achieve your best.
The learning you’ll do as part of the Broyhill Undergraduate School of Management begins in the classroom but it doesn’t end there. Classes focus on problem-solving and interactive discussions exploring issues from all sides. You can build on these learning experiences with enriching extracurricular activities including participating in our active student organizations or traveling to national student conferences. You’ll also have the opportunity to travel the world through our study abroad programs, demonstrate your leadership abilities in our student organizations, experience high-adrenaline teamwork at our adventure course, take a week-long trip to New York City, and score an internship with a local company.
Goals and Objectives
- To prepare students to utilize current information technologies, business knowledge, and management skills to achieve organizational goals;
- To incorporate global and ethical perspectives across the curriculum.
- To prepare students to be able to apply quantitative techniques, computer techniques, and other elements of critical thinking to managerial problem solving.
Students in Free Enterprise (SIFE)
SIFE is a global, non-profit organization bringing together more than 1,600 university teams in 20 countries. Through SIFE, you’ll develop leadership and teamwork skills while exploring principles of free enterprise. Gardner-Webb’s SIFE team helps students share their knowledge of market economics, entrepreneurship, personal and financial success, business ethics, and more through educational outreach projects. Find out more: Visit the SIFE webpage.
Delta Mu Delta
Delta Mu Delta is the international honor society for business majors, recognizing high scholastic achievement by majors in the Broyhill Undergraduate School of Management and offering career benefits for graduates. Membership is open to undergraduate juniors and seniors who are in the top 10 percent of their class with a minimum 3.8 GPA.
For additional program information, please refer to the GOAL Program Catalog.