In fulfilling its mission, the department gives priority to excellence in teaching while emphasizing service and intellectual contributions.
The Computer Information Systems program is accredited by AACSB International, The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business.
Businesses look for persons knowledgeable about both computers and business. A degree in Computer Information Systems provides the necessary technical knowledge as well as strong business training in subjects such as accounting, finance, economics, management, and marketing. CIS majors take the same core of business courses taken by all business majors.
ULM offers a challenging, exciting, and rewarding CIS curriculum. For those students willing to work to gain the required proficiency, the opportunities appear unlimited. ULM's CIS graduates are employed by national firms such as Walmart, J.C. Penney, IBM, Digital Equipment Corporation, CenturyLink, Chase Manhattan, and State Farm Insurance.