2019-2020 Catalog

Information Systems, Bachelor of Science in Information Systems

The Bachelor of Science in Information Systems (B.S.I.S.) 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:

  • Apply a broad base of technical concepts and practices in core technologies and a deep understanding in key topics to solve technical challenges.
  • Apply current technologies, skills, best practices and standards to developing, integrating and managing information technology and processes in support of business needs.
  • Communicate orally and in writing, to a wide range of audiences.
  • Contribute as a team member and leader integrating professional, ethical, legal, security, and social responsibilities in a global environment.
  • Engage in continuing professional development in support of a career in technology or related field.
  • Prepare solutions and develop project plans which account for the local and global impact on individuals, organizations and society.

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 (40 Credits)

IS 201Fundamentals of Computing

5

MATH 141Precalculus (CM or NS)

5

MATH 146Foundational Statistics (NS)

5

MATH 151Calculus (CM or NS)

5

CS 225Introduction to Web Design

5

CS 131Computer Science I - C++

5

MG 201Introduction to Functions of Management

5

MK 205Introduction to Marketing

5

Business Core (30 Credits)

BC 301Critical Thinking (HU)

5

IS 330Information Systems

5

BSC 401Interpretation of Financial Statements

5

PM 401Introduction to Project Management

5

BSM 405Operations Management

5

BSM 407Business Economics (SS)

5

Technology Core (30 Credits)

IS 306Data Management Communications and Networking

5

IS 375C++ Intermediate

5

IS 345Information Security

5

IS 350Systems Analysis and Design

5

IS 470IT Service Management

5

IS 471Information Technology Ethics

5

Depth of Study in Systems Development and Management (25 Credits)

IS 308Internet Technologies

5

IS 360Database Technologies

5

IS 430Web Programming

5

IS 440Quality Assurance

5

IS 450Software Process Management

5

Capstone (5 Credits)

CS 497Technology Capstone

5