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Bachelor of Science in Information Systems


Students who wish to major in information systems must complete the following.

1. Degree Requirements

Students must complete the general university degree requirements as identified in the General Academic Policies section of the catalog.

2. Admission

Admission to major standing in information systems (IS) is competitive and requires an application. See the information systems program description for more information regarding admission to the major.

3. Information Systems Major

All information systems majors must complete the following 47.5 to 50.5 credit hours of CIS courses with a minimum 2.0 GPA:

Select One

Information systems majors must select one of the following three-course tracks:

Software Development

AND choose two of the following:

Network Management and Security

AND choose one of the following:

Data Analysis

AND choose one of the following:

IS Specialization

  • A list of nine credit hours is required to customize a concentration in specialized areas to complement the student's program goals. The selection of this option and a list of three courses must be approved prior to courses being taken in the track. Courses in the core cannot be counted again in this IS specialization track.

Bachelor of Science Course Requirements

Completion of MTH 125, and either STA 215 or STA 312, and either CIS 330, or CIS 333, or CIS 337 satisfies the B.S. degree requirement courses for information systems majors.

All information systems majors must complete the following cognate courses (36 credits):

Select one from each of the following two groupings:

Suggested Order of Coursework for a Major in Information Systems

This suggested order of coursework assumes that students will complete the IS foundation and general education courses with the help of their advisor and apply for admission during the winter semester of their first year. The following course sequence also assumes a strong mathematics background for the entering student. If deficiencies exist, completing the mathematics prerequisites should be the student's top priority.

Year One

Year Two

Year Three

Year Four

Click here for the program description.

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