2020-2021 Catalog

Information Systems, Bachelor of Science

The Bachelor of Science in Information Systems (BSIS) is designed to introduce and reinforce the most recent developments and standard in Information Systems. The program has a core of courses that every student will take to acquire mastery of key concepts and ideas related to information systems. Students will have the opportunity to gain skills, update their knowledge, and reinforce lifelong learning in a dynamic and rapidly changing industry. Each student will also select an emphasis area which will provide depth in one of several relevant topic areas. Currently offered emphasis areas include Programming and a Specialty in Systems Development and Management.

B.S. in Information Systems Program Educational Objectives

The Bachelor of Science in Information Systems will prepare students to:

  • Integrate a foundational knowledge of all areas of information systems.
  • Apply fundamental principles and practices of information systems.
  • Apply critical and ethical thinking to solve problems in information systems.
  • Evaluate data to inform decisions and solve problems in information systems.
  • Create the ability to develop and express ideas while applying a variety of delivery models, genres, and styles.
  • Collaborate effectively on diverse teams to accomplish a common goal.

 

City University of Seattle's undergraduate admission requirements, found under Admissions in the catalog menu, apply to this program. 

Total Required Credits (180 Credits)

This program requires MATH 141 Precalculus or above for the College Mathematics requirement.

*** A minimum of two different academic disciplines is required in humanities, Social Studies, Natural Science/Math.

Preparatory Courses (15 Credits)

IS 201Fundamentals of Computing

5

CS 132Computer Science I

5

CS 251Statistical Computing (QSR for select programs/NS)

5

Core Requirements (45 Credits)

CS 302Human Computer Interaction

5

CS 330Network Communications

5

CS 351Discrete Mathematics in Computing (NS)

5

IS 312Web Design

5

IS 340Operating Systems

5

IS 345Cybersecurity

5

IS 350Systems Analysis and Design

5

IS 360Database Technologies

5

IS 471Cyber Ethics (SS)

5

Information Systems (30 Credits)

IS 330Information Systems

5

IS 450Software Process Management

5

IS 451Frontend Web Development

5

IS 452Backend Web Development

5

IS 456Database Systems Management

5

IS 457Enterprise Systems

5

Upper Division Electives (10 Credits)

Choose two from below list:
CS 469Data Structures and Algorithms in Computing

5

CS 475Artificial Intelligence

5

CS 476Data Analysis and Presentation

5

CS 479Data Mining and Machine Learning

5

CS 483Mathematics for Machine Learning

5

CS 484Big Data Systems

5

CS 493Technology and Computing Internship

5

Capstone (5 Credits)

CS 497Technology and Computing Capstone

5