Information Systems

B.S. Information Systems (68 hours)

Admission Requirements (18 hours)

  • CIS 101 Beginning Programming (3)
  • CIS 200 Fundamentals of Information Systems & Technology (3)
  • CIS 202 Object Oriented Programming (3)
  • IT 224/L Computer Hardware and Systems Software (3)
  • IT 240 Fundamentals of Web Design & Technology (3)
  • IT 280/L Data Communications Systems and Networks (3)

Core Requirements (26 hours)

  • CIS 205 Discrete Mathematics I (3)
  • CIS 305 Systems Engineering I (3)
  • CIS 401 Web Application Development (3)
  • CIS 405 Systems Engineering II (3)
  • CIS 470 Ethics in Computer & Information Sciences (2)
  • IS 350 Database Management Systems (3)
  • IS 400 IS Proficiency (0)
  • IS 430 Foundations in IT Services, Enterprise Systems, and ERP Skills (3)
  • IS 485 Project Management and Practice (3)
  • MATH 221 Principles of Statistics I (3)

Advanced Content Area Electives (9-11 hours)

Advanced IS Group (6 hours)

Any additional 400 level courses in CS, IS or IT, or by permission.

Quantitative Group (3-5 hours)

Note: Many Master's Programs require incoming students to have completed calculus.

  • Math 112 Calculus I (5) OR CIS 206 Discrete Math II (3) OR MATH 119 Applied Calculus (4)

Fundamental Skills in an Employment Environment (15 hours)

IS professionals must understand their chosen employment environment and prepare to function effectively in it. Each student must complete at least 15 credits in a cohesive body of course work for such an environment.

  • ACCT 201 Introduction to Financial Accounting (3)
  • ACCT 203 Introduction to Managerial Accounting (3)
  • ECON 200 Principles of Microeconomics (3)
  • ECON 201 Principles of Macroeconomics (3)
  • BUSM 242 Ethics and Legal Environment of Business (3)