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Minnesota State University, Mankato
Minnesota State University, Mankato

Computer Information Science (CIS) Department

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The Computer Information Science Department  strives to prepare our graduates to assume positions of leadership and responsibility. We provide our students with knowledge and skills to apply the most recent technological advances. Our curriculum is designed with the following objectives in mind:

  • Provide our students with the necessary analysis and programming skills to be effective in modern CIS careers
  • Provide our students with both oral and written communication skills
  • Provide all students with "real-world" experience via an internship or a capstone experience
  • Confer regularly with business and industry representatives to better understand the needs of the marketplace and to adjust the curriculum to better serve these needs
  • Provide students with a breadth and depth of knowledge and skills to prepare them for a wide variety of key positions