Program at a glance

How much does it cost? 

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How long does it take?

This 120 credit program is designed to be completed in four years.

Who can apply? 

Open to all undergraduate students. Applicants must have a high-school diploma or GED.

What will I learn in a bachelor's degree in information systems program?

The major in information systems integrates general business and management knowledge with expertise in computer technology (including programming, database, web, and networking) to produce the knowledge and skills necessary to obtain employment in a competitive job market, start a business, or pursue further education in graduate and professional degree programs.

Learning outcomes

Students will be able to:

  • Analyze and document the requirements for a complex information system.
  • Design and program relatively complex information systems, including advanced database features and suitable interfaces.
  • Teach themselves the skills necessary to stay current in the rapidly evolving technical areas of IS.
  • Work effectively in teams.
  • Utilize and understand current best practices and technological tools to solve information systems problems in organizations.
  • Communicate the objectives and the analytical, design and programmatic components of a sophisticated information system to IS professionals and to non-IS managers and users.
  • Design and implement information systems that best meet the strategic plans, goals and objectives of the organizations for which the systems are intended.

Learn more about the department

The information systems department is a community of scholars that constantly seeks out new ways of applying technology and communications concepts to the informational tools that we all rely on in our personal and professional lives.

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