Note: At least one Natural Sciences course must include a laboratory or field component. Courses meeting this requirement contain a “C” or “L” in their course numbers. Each combined lecture and laboratory course (marked with a C) is equivalent to taking the lecture and laboratory separately.
Common Prerequisites (variable)
ACG 2021 Intro to Financial Acctg. (3)
ACG 2071 Intro to Managerial Acctg.(3)
CGS 1100 Computer Software and Technology (3)
(Note: Select COP 1500 Introduction to Computer
Science for Computer Programming Concentration)
ECO 2013 Principles of Macro Economics (GEP)
ECO 2023 Principles of Micro Economics (GEP)
MAC 2233 Elementary Calculus (GEP)
(Note: Select MAC 2311 Calculus I for Computer Programming Concentration)
STA 2023 Statistical Methods (GEP)
Business Common Core (27 hrs)
BUL 3130 Legal & Ethical Environment of Bus (3)
FIN 3403 Business Finance (3)
ISM 3011 Information Systems (3)
MAN 3025 Principles of Management (3)
MAR 3023 Introduction to Marketing (3)
GEB 4890 Business Strategy (capstone) (3)
ENC 3250 Professional Writing (3)
SPC 2023 Public Speaking (3)
TRA 3151 Operations Management (3)
Required Courses in the Major (15 hrs)
ISM 3113 Systems Analysis & Design (3)
ISM 3212 Database Concepts & Admin (3)
ISM 3220 Data Communications (3)
ISM 3232 Intermed Business Programming (3)
ISM 4154 Systems Integration Strategies (3)
Restricted Electives/Concentration (12-16 hrs)
Select one of the following groupings:
Restricted Electives (No concentration noted on transcript):
ISM 3230 Intro Business Programming (3)
QMB 3302 Business Analytics (3)
Select an additional 6 hours of approved upper division (3-4000 level) electives in Computer Information Systems from the following list: ISM 3221; 3238; 3400; 4094; 4243; 4332; 4905; 4930; 4941; or TRA 3132. ( Other 3-4000 level courses with a Computer Information Systems focus may be considered to meet the elective requirement - see LCOB advisor.)
Computer Programming Concentration:
MAC 2312 Calculus II (4)
COP 2006 Introduction to Programming (3)
COP 2001 Programming Methodology (3)
COP 3003 Object-Oriented Programming (3)
Select one of the following:
CAP 4830 Simulation & Modeling (3)
CEN 3031 Software Engineering (3)
ISM 3238 Advanced Business Programming (3)
ISM 4243 Intro Computer Graphics Pgm (3)
ISM 4941 Practicum (3)
QMB 3302 Business Analytics (3) See college advisor for a list of additional approved upper division (3000-4000 level) electives in Computer Information Systems.
University Requirements (3 hrs)
IDS 3920 University Colloquium (3)
Additional Electives (variable)
TOTAL SEMESTER HOURS REQUIRED: 120 HRS
Additional Graduation Requirements
Complete a minimum of 120 credit hours, with at least 48 hours at the upper division (3-4000 level).
Earn a Grade of C or higher in the Common Prerequisites, Business Common Core, Required Courses in the Major, and Restricted Electives.
Complete the last 30 credit hours of business courses at FGCU.
Complete a minimum of 12 credit hours of courses in the major at FGCU.
Earn a cumulative GPA of 2.0 for all coursework attempted at FGCU.
Satisfy Communication and Computation Skills and foreign language entrance requirements.
Complete the standardized business knowledge assessment exam administered during the last semester in GEB 4890 Business Strategy
Transfer Notes and Acceptable Substitutes
The following substitutions are acceptable for common prerequisites and must be completed with a grade of C or higher:
ACG 2021: may substitute ACG X021 or ACG X001 and ACG X011 or ACG X022
ACG 2071: may substitute ACG X071 or ACG X301
CGS 1100: may substitute CGS X100C, X518, X530, X570, X060, X100, X531, X000, ISM X000, or demonstrated competency in CGS 1100
ECO 2013: may substitute ECO X013
ECO 2023: may substitute ECO X023
MAC 2233: may substitute MAC X233 or MAC X230
STA 2023: may substitute QMB X100 or STA X122 or STA X023
For All Majors: Students are strongly encouraged to select required lower division electives that will enhance their general education coursework and that will support their intended baccalaureate degree program. Students should consult with an academic advisor in their major degree area.
Transfer credits will ordinarily be accepted from regionally accredited institutions and evaluated for appropriate credit toward requirements in the student's degree program.