Computer Information Sciences/MBA Track
The B.S. in Computer Information Sciences Program can prepare a student to complete the foundation courses required to achieve an MBA program in the College of Business.
Thus, a student can receive a B.S. in Computer Information Sciences and an MBA within ﬁve years after the beginning of his/her study at Lamar. The below courses from the College of Business are required for the B.S. in Computer Information Science.
By utilizing four electives for the B.S. in Computer Information Sciences Program, the equivalent of the classes taken as foundation courses of the MBA can be completed during the bachelor's degree, as follow:
|Course Number||Course Name||Index Name||Alternative Number||Alternative Course||Alternative Index Name|
|UI||Micro Economics||ECON 2301||G1||Economics and Finance||FINC 5300|
|U2||Macro Economics||ECON 2302||G1||Economics and Finance||FINC 5300|
|U3||Financial Accounting||ACCT 2301||G2||Accounting||ACCT 5315|
|U4||Finance||FINC 3310||G1||Economica and Finance||FINC 5300|
A student can take U1, U2 and U4 to be substituted for G1, and vice versa. Similarly, a student can take U3 to be substituted for G2 and vice versa. In addition, COSC 3325 Computer Law and Ethicsis now a required course in the CIS/MBA track, not an elective.
Students with a B.S. in Computer Information Sciences who pursue this program can begin their year of the MBA program immediately after graduation and admission to the MBA program. Admission to the MBA program requires the Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) unless the undergraduate GPA (cumulative or last 60 hours) is less than 2.5