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    • Preparing for Careers in Business-IT: CIS Major and CIS Minor Meet the CIS Majors and Minors Tamara Babaian, Doug Robertson, David Yates (tbabaian, drobertson, dyates@bentley.edu) http://cis.bentley.edu Thursday, 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 everywhere
      • Cheap, Ubiquitous Computing is Changing Lives
      Motomen in Cambodia
    • Impact of IT is everywhere
      • Cheap, Ubiquitous Computing is Improving Lives
      E-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 Facts
      • In 2007, CIS majors received starting salaries between $52,500 and $102,000
      • Bentley’s Class of 2008 CIS majors received an average starting salary of $65,500
      • CIS and IT are back! … Signing bonuses are coming back!
    • Bentley CIS graduates in 2007
      • Entered jobs in world-class companies:
        • Cantata Technology Inc.
        • Commonwealth Financial Network
        • Deloitte Consulting
        • IBM
        • KPMG
        • Liberty Mutual
        • PricewaterhouseCoopers
        • St. Paul Travelers
    • Some Bentley CIS jobs, 2005-2008
      • Great programs and positions:
        • Leadership Development Program
        • Technology Development Program
        • IT Development Program
        • Performance IT
        • Systems Analyst
        • Business Technology Analyst
        • Software Engineer
        • IT Risk Consultant
      • See “Careers in Computer Information Systems” from Career Services for more
    • Business-IT Programs at Bentley
      • CIS Major
        • This 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 solutions
        • Focuses on application development, IT infrastructure, data management, and modeling with the intent to create high-value adding business solutions
        • Forms an excellent foundation for a versatile long-term business career
    • Start the CIS Major With:
      • CS150 Introduction to Data and Information Management
      • CS180 Programming Fundamentals
      • CS240 Business Processing and Communications Infrastructure
      Take these as early as possible – CS150 and any of the others can be used toward the minor The entire major consists of eight courses
    • Additional Courses in CIS Major
      • Two more required
        • Data management: CS350
        • Systems analysis & design: CS360
      • Plus three electives from
        • Object-oriented systems development: CS280
        • Software development for the Web: CS380
        • IT infrastructure: CS440
        • Software project management: CS460
        • Infrastructure management/Linux: CS420
        • Internship: CS421
    • CIS Major
    • Business-IT Programs at Bentley
      • CIS Minor (formerly IT Minor)
        • An excellent combination with any major
        • Strengthens your value for prospective employers in any profession
        • Improves your skills in data and systems analysis and business problem solving
        • Helps you understand how technology can be used in your area(s) of expertise
    • The Minor Has These Courses
      • CS150 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 career
      • It will help you understand the core of modern business
      • The jobs pay well
      • It’s fun, interesting, and exciting!
      Tamara Babaian, Doug Robertson, David Yates (tbabaian, drobertson, dyates@bentley.edu) http://cis.bentley.edu
    • Ten Best Jobs in America
      • Software Engineer
      • College Professor
      • Financial Adviser
      • Human Resource Manager
      • Physician Assistant
      • Market Research Analyst
      • Computer IT Analyst
      • Real Estate Appraiser
      • Pharmacist
      • Psychologist
      Source: Money Magazine and Salary.com
    • An Interesting Fact
      • 7 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 pay Computer systems analysts $66,640 Computer and information systems managers $92,570 Computer software engineers, applications $74,980 Database administrators $60,650 Network systems and data communications analyst $60,600
    • Number of Computing Jobs Is Going Up Quickly 2004 2014 % change Computer systems analysts 487 640 31.4% Computer and information systems managers 280 353 25.9% Computer software engineers, applications 460 682 48.4% Network systems and data communications analyst 231 357 54.6% Total, all professional-level IT occupations 3,403 4,440 30.5% Total, all occupations 145,612 164,540 13.0%