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Information Systems Bachelor's Degree

Bachelor of Science (BS) in Information Systems

Information technology is one of the fastest-growing sectors of the economy. The demand for skilled computer systems analysts grows faster than all other occupations combined. The BS in Information Systems program provides you the necessary skills to help organizations adapt and grow in an ever-changing technical landscape. A degree in Information Systems provides a blend of theory and hands-on, practical experience so you can enter the work force ready to succeed.

Careers for Information Systems Majors:

The skills you develop here will launch you into nearly any industry including:

  • Computer programming
  • Software development
  • Database administration
  • Network administration
  • Computer systems analysis
  • IT management
  • Web development
  • Information security officer

Degree Requirements

  • The minimum total credits required for a B.S. in Information Systems is 120.
  • All required and elective business, marketing and computer science courses must be completed with a grade of “C-” or better.
  • All candidates for this degree must fulfill the basic education requirements and the Business Minor requirements.

Information Systems Major Requirements

  • All students are expected to complete up to 42 hours of computer science and business courses. 
  • Students are also expected to complete COSC 1335COSC 1430, and COSC 2430 or their equivalents before beginning the upper level major courses. These courses introduce general computer concepts and applications and develop programming skills.
  • Programming skills are broadened through the completion of a course in a second high-level programming language. 

General Business Minor 

All Information Systems majors must minor in general business which, combined with the business core, provides a solid foundation in business management.  Those courses include: 

  • MNGT 3310 Management Concepts and Organizational Theory 
  • MRKT 3300 Principles of Marketing 
  • FINA 3320 Principles of Finance 
  • ACCT 3310 Accounting for Business Decision-Makers