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  • Preparing for Careers in Business-IT: CIS Major and CIS MinorMeet the CIS Majors and Minors Tamara Babaian, Doug Robertson, David Yates (tbabaian, drobertson,, October 30, 2008

  • As a CIS professional, You can work anywhere in the world For any kind of an organization, In a variety of sectors, such as Consulting Public accounting Information technology Aerospace Insurance Energy Security Finance

  • Impact of IT is everywhereCheap, Ubiquitous Computing is Changing LivesMotomen in Cambodia

  • Impact of IT is everywhereCheap, Ubiquitous Computing is Improving LivesE-Choupal in India

  • What Corporations are Saying Leonard Morrison, Executive Director of Corporate Relations at Bentley says: CIS majors are among the most highly sought after students in this market

  • Bentley FactsIn 2007, CIS majors received starting salaries between $52,500 and $102,000Bentleys Class of 2008 CIS majors received an average starting salary of $65,500CIS and IT are back! Signing bonuses are coming back!

  • Bentley CIS graduates in 2007Entered jobs in world-class companies:Cantata Technology Inc.Commonwealth Financial NetworkDeloitte ConsultingIBMKPMGLiberty MutualPricewaterhouseCoopersSt. Paul Travelers

  • Some Bentley CIS jobs, 2005-2008Great programs and positions:Leadership Development ProgramTechnology Development ProgramIT Development ProgramPerformance ITSystems AnalystBusiness Technology AnalystSoftware EngineerIT Risk ConsultantSee Careers in Computer Information Systems from Career Services for more

  • Business-IT Programs at BentleyCIS MajorThis major prepares you for a successful business career as a technology expert Allows you to provide immediate value for your employer by integrating business and technology into business solutionsFocuses on application development, IT infrastructure, data management, and modeling with the intent to create high-value adding business solutionsForms an excellent foundation for a versatile long-term business career

  • Start the CIS Major With:CS150 Introduction to Data and Information Management CS180 Programming FundamentalsCS240 Business Processing and Communications InfrastructureTake these as early as possible CS150 and any of the others can be used toward the minorThe entire major consists of eight courses

  • Additional Courses in CIS MajorTwo more requiredData management: CS350Systems analysis & design: CS360Plus three electives fromObject-oriented systems development: CS280Software development for the Web: CS380IT infrastructure: CS440Software project management: CS460Infrastructure management/Linux: CS420Internship: CS421

  • CIS Major

  • Business-IT Programs at BentleyCIS Minor (formerly IT Minor)An excellent combination with any majorStrengthens your value for prospective employers in any professionImproves your skills in data and systems analysis and business problem solvingHelps you understand how technology can be used in your area(s) of expertise

  • The Minor Has These CoursesCS150 Introduction to Data and Information Management (A&S elective)CS213 World Wide Web (A&S elective)Plus two CS electives Flexibility to create your own IT minor CS180, CS240, CS350, CS360 and others can be taken as electives

  • Welcome to CIS!It builds a great foundation for a long-term business careerIt will help you understand the core of modern businessThe jobs pay wellIts fun, interesting, and exciting!

    Tamara Babaian, Doug Robertson, David Yates (tbabaian, drobertson,

  • Ten Best Jobs in AmericaSoftware EngineerCollege ProfessorFinancial AdviserHuman Resource ManagerPhysician AssistantMarket Research AnalystComputer IT AnalystReal Estate AppraiserPharmacistPsychologistSource: Money Magazine and

  • An Interesting Fact7 out of 10 fastest growing professions in 2004-14 (according to the U.S. Department of Labor) are in IT

  • And the Jobs are Paying Well

    2004 median payComputer systems analysts$66,640Computer and information systems managers$92,570Computer software engineers, applications$74,980Database administrators$60,650Network systems and data communications analyst$60,600

  • Number of Computing Jobs Is Going Up Quickly

    20042014% changeComputer systems analysts48764031.4%Computer and information systems managers28035325.9%Computer software engineers, applications46068248.4%Network systems and data communications analyst23135754.6%Total, all professional-level IT occupations3,4034,44030.5%Total, all occupations145,612164,54013.0%



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