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Information Systems Management, B.S.

[Information Systems Management—0702]

The Information Systems Management major is interdisciplinary; it blends computer technology skills and theory with courses in business and management.

SPECIFICS OF THE INFORMATION SYSTEMS MANAGEMENT B.S. DEGREE

Minimum Total Hours:  124

Total Liberal Arts Hours Required:  60

General Education Requirements: Per General Education list (see General Education Division). Exceptions:  only one fine arts course is required (ART 101, MUS 104, OR FNA 102); the history, economics, or social sciences elective and mathematics proficiency requirements are met through the major.

Minimum Requirements: Overall GPA of 2.0; no grade less than C- in the major.

Transfer Requirements:  See institutional transfer policies.

Application to the Major:  Standard institutional major application should be submitted at the end of the sophomore year.  A minimum overall GPA of 2.0 is required for acceptance to the major.  Major acceptance is required for some upper-level courses including CSC 450.

Major Requirements:  75 hours (*some introductory courses may require the passing of a proficiency exam before course registration).

  • Computer science core: CSC 140, 145, 198, 245, 250, 345, and 398;
  • Information technology: CSC 130, 201, and 310;
  • Three semester hours of electives at CSC 300- or CSC 400-level;
  • Internship or Senior Project: CSC 450 or CSC 498 – No more than 6 hours combined;
  • Mathematics: MTH 185, 281*, and 270;
  • Statistics: MTH 200;
  • Communication course: CMC 200-level or above and advisor approval;
  • Economics and accounting: ECN 200, ACC 201 with lab and ACC 202 with lab;
  • Business and management: BUA 101, MGT 201, MGT 390, and PSY 260;
  • Leadership: SOC 341 or other approved management course.