Undergraduate Programs

The Information Systems Department’s responsibility is to educate its students in the various aspects of organizational-oriented information systems and technology. The department is engaged in teaching not just the design, development, implementation and operation of information systems, but also the management of such systems. The department prepares its students for both the support, technical and management oriented professional jobs in this field.

 

Within the CIS major, students can choose from the following options:

Business Systems

This degree program in the business systems option prepares students for careers as information systems professionals in different career fields (such as accounting, marketing, finance, human resources etc.) in which they support personal and organizational computing activities develop and maintain enterprise information systems; or work in information centers. Students the BSBA (Bachelor of Science in Business Administration) may pursue this option for a dual bachelor’s degree because it requires only five additional courses.

Information Systems

This information systems (IS) major option provides students with the specialized knowledge needed for IT professional employment in all size business and government organizations and offers the choice of a wide variety of in-depth courses in specific areas of information systems. The elective courses will allow students to prepare for certifications in various IT tracks including, but not limited to, application development, enterprise systems, and networking, and information assurance. See the information systems departmental advisors for more information.

Information Technology

This specialized information technology (IT) option provides students with the specialized knowledge needed for IT professional employment in all size of IT related organizations and offers the choice of a wide variety of in-depth courses in specific areas of information systems. The elective courses will allow students to prepare for certifications in various IT tracks including, but not limited to, application development, enterprise systems and networking, and information assurance. See the information systems departmental advisors for more information.

For more information, Graduation Roadmaps and Checklists, please visit Advisement here.

 

Minors

We also offer a Minor in Information Systems to provide students majoring in business and other disciplines the opportunity to develop skills needed to apply computer information systems to their major field of study.