Computing and Cyber Security

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Bachelors of Business Administration in Computer Information Systems


The BBA-CIS program follows all the requirements of the BBA program at the College of Business. Candidates for the BBA–CIS Information Assurance (Cyber Security) concentration must complete specific cyber security CISA/CSCI hours in residence for them to be eligible for the Cyber Defense Certificate.

The Learning Goals of the BBA-CIS program are:
  • Students demonstrate the usage of business computer applications.
  • Students apply the concepts and techniques of information systems to business cases.
  • Students select appropriate information system solutions for business problems.
  • Students will be able to define the concepts of binomial and normal distribution in business.
  • Students will be able to determine the sampling distribution of the mean and sampling distribution of the proportion.
  • Students will be able to perform a basic hypothesis test and interpret the results.
Admission to BBA-CIS program is based on the general university admissions requirements.

Additional requirements for graduation:
  • 50 of the 60 hours listed under business core and major courses must be completed at A&M-SA
  • Must receive a grade of “C” or better in all MATH, CSCI and CISA core and their associated prerequisites for a satisfactory passing grade
  • A minimum average GPA of 2.25 must be maintained in all business core and major courses to remain in the program. Applies to transfer courses also.
  • Academic credits transferred as substitution courses must be completed within previous five years of admission to A&M-SA

Information Assurance and Cyber Security Concentration
Recognizing  the growing need for Information Technology  (IT) and cyber security workforce development  in San Antonio  and the state of Texas as a whole, as well as the need for greater higher education  access and participation in these fields on the south side of our  city, Texas A&M University-San  Antonio  (TAMU-SA)  is committed to providing first-class programs  in IT  and cyber security that  will  prepare  students  for careers in  a  broad  range  of  IT-related   fields. Each of these programs integrates best practices in information security design and development throughout the curriculum as well as offering students the option of pursuing a concentration in information and cyber security. Students completing the BBA-CIS Information Assurance and Cyber Security concentration are eligible for the NSA/DHS Cyber Defense Education Certificate.

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