Computer Information Systems


In a world where everyone is online, computer information systems (独联体) students forge the innovative technology behind businesses, 应用程序和网站.

  • The 独联体 major prepares students for rapid changes in technology that deal with user-interfacing and business applications. 
  • This program incorporates the tools and techniques of man年龄ment with advanced computer technology, supported by state-of-the-art computing hardware and software laboratories.


Course Descriptions



Related Program of Study




Augustana 大学的y will launch its newest academic program, Augustana 大学的y Fintech Program by Pathward™, in the fall of 2023. With the support of Augustana’s key strategic partner, Pathward™,N.A., (formerly MetaBank, N.A.), the major will be the first of its kind in the region. 

Augustana student 亨利Sule ‘24, of Jos, Nigeria, is double majoring in finance and government & international affairs with minors in business administration and computer information systems. Sule is interning this summer at Marsh McLennan Agency (MMA), located at Cherapa Place in downtown Sioux Falls.



Graduates secure positions as 独联体 consultants, man年龄ment services advisors, systems analysts and designers, programming man年龄rs and man年龄rs of information services and data processing departments.

Graduates typically enter the workforce with several offers from companies that 包括:

  • Federated Insurance
  • 花旗银行
  • 富国银行(Wells Fargo)
  • Precision Computer
  • Sencore


实习 机会 包括:

  • 苹果
  • 谷歌
  • 美国国家航空航天局
  • Earth 资源 Observation and Science (EROS) Center
  • First PREMIER Bank
  • 乌鸦的行业

Professors’ research gives students the opportunity for real-world, cutting-edge experiences with state-of-the-art equipment, theory and projects. 

Several ongoing research projects include collaborations with 美国国家航空航天局, Earth 资源 Observation and Science (EROS) Center, South Dakota School of Mines and Technology (SDSMT)和 大学的内布拉斯加州林肯.

Real-world research topics 包括:

  • The Famine Early Warning System for Eastern Africa
  • Drought Monitoring Systems for the Continental United States
  • Fire Sequences and Re-growth Comparisons Between the Black Hills and Northern Siberia
  • Investigations of the Seasonal Characteristics of Global Cover Types

独联体的学生 研究了 in:

  • Exeter, England — at the 大学的y of Exeter
  • Amsterdam, Netherlands — at Vrije 大学的eit
  • Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam — at RMIT Vietnam
  • The United Kingdom — focusing on physics and math

课程 & 组织

This major deals with the commercial and human aspects of computing, with core courses in computer science and business. 

Looking for an emphasis on the mathematical and scientific aspects of computers? 参见 computer science and software engineering major.

独联体的学生 often 参与 in:

  • 校园 jobs as tutors, networking specialists, computer laboratory assistants and network administrators
  • STEM领域的女性
  • 霍特奖
  • 计算机科学 Club
  • Union Board of Governors (UBG)