Major: Computer and Information Science
Computer and Information Sciences is a branch of the more general field of Computer Science. If you major in CIS you'll be learning about computers and computer technology, with an emphasis on the applications of such knowledge. This means you'll focus on how computer technology can be applied to all fields of business. You'll learn how to develop business applications and perform system analysis; you'll study the process of developing software, from designing to programming to testing. You'll be exposed to areas such as robotics, natural language recognition programs, artificial intelligence, programming languages, and numerical analysis.
Problem solving is a major part of CIS, and graduates pursue careers in fields including business, management, and computer support. The knowledge you gain from a CIS major is absolutely applicable to the real world.