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2016-2017 Academic Catalog 
2016-2017 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Computer Information Management, B.S.

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Degree Requirements

Students receiving a Bachelor of Science in Computer Information Management degree must complete a minimum total of 185 Quarter Credit hours of instruction.

Core Curriculum Offerings

Area I: Communications and Humanities 20 Quarter Credit Hours
Area II: Sciences, Mathematics and Computers 25 Quarter Credit Hours
Area III: Social Sciences 20 Quarter Credit Hours

Total: 65 Quarter Credit Hours

Bachelor Degree Offerings

Area IV: Business Administration Requirements 50 Credit Hours
Area V: Computer Information Mgt. Requirements 30 Credit Hours
Area VI: Computer Information Mgt. Electives 30 Credit Hours
Area VII: Free Electives 10 Credit Hours

Total: 120 Quarter Credit Hours

Total Bachelor’s Degree Requirements: 185 Quarter Credit Hours

Areas I, II, III

Core Curriculum Offerings   

Area IV: Business Administration Requirements

50 Quarter Credit Hours Required Courses (Grade of “C” or better required)

Area VII: General Electives

10 Quarter Credit Hours

  • Any undergraduate course offered not previously taken.

Additional Completion Requirements:

  1. Completion of at least four years of prescribed study, of which the last year must be in residence at Life University, with at least 25% of coursework being earned in the last year of residency.
  2. Satisfactory completion of all in Areas IV – VI courses with a minimum grade of “C” or better.
  3. Satisfactory completion of all courses with a minimum overall cumulative GPA of 2.0.
  4. A recommendation for graduation based on completion of the Exit Exam by the Dept. of Business faculty. Once declared a degree candidate by the Registrar’s Office, students will be invited to sit for the Exit Exam session most proximate to his/her eligible graduation ceremony. Failure to apply for graduation and/or failure to sit for the Exit Exam will preclude the student from graduation until the exam is taken at the next biannual Exit Exam session. Under absolutely no circumstances will the Exit Exam be given on an individual basis, remotely, or outside the normally scheduled biannual Exit Exam sessions in Fall and Spring terms.
  5. File a petition to graduate.
  6. Administrative and student reviews of records
    1. Registrar Office – Complete a formal academic records review
    2. Financial Aid Office – Exit interviews with a Counselor
    3. Student Accounting – “Perkins” Exit interview and rectify account balance
  7. Confirm CLP 090, FYE 101  and FYE 103  completion status requirements.

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