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Information Systems Major and Minor

The information systems program provides a strong background in both computer technology and business. From database management to Internet applications, topics are covered from many angles so students develop the knowledge, communication and leadership skills to succeed in a variety of careers and organizations. The senior project and internship opportunities make it easy for students to explore specific interests.

The information systems major, jointly offered with the math and computer science department, combines courses in computer science, math, business, economics, accounting and information systems.

Information System Major

A bachelor of science degree in Information Systems requires a total of 48 credits. Majors must take the following courses:

  • Choose two: CMSCI 101, 120 or 125

  • ECON 101 and 102

  • ACCT 101

  • BUS 250, 320*, 340 or 345, and 360

  • BUS/IFSY 311

  • IFSY 340, 355, 395 and 475

  • 6 credits in information systems

*BUS 320: Business Statistics satisfies a core curriculum requirement as it can be one of the two courses students must take in the Natural World Domain.

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Information Systems Minor

Information Systems minors must obtain a minimum of 18 credits in Information Systems. Required minor courses include:

  • CMSCI 101 or 120

  • BUS/IFSY 311

  • IFSY 340, 355, and 395

  • 1 information systems elective course, approved by advisor

Students majoring in computer science may count CMSCI 125 as the elective for the minor.

Declaration of Major and Declaration of Minor forms are available through the registrar's office.

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