Undergraduate Catalog 2021-2022

Information Systems and Informatics (BS)

A minimum GPA of 2.5 is required for admission to and continuation in the Information Systems major and for graduation. There is no minimum GPA requirement for students enrolling in individual courses.

General Education Requirements 42 credits 
Major Requirements 68-71 credits
Electives 7-10 credits
Total Credits Required 120

Depending on mathematics placement, some students may have to complete MTH 30, and/or MTH 35 and/or MTH 121 or MTH 123, and/or MTH 130 prior to enrolling in MTH 221 or MTH 230/229 or MTH 231/229.

Major Requirements

ACC 114Introduction to Accounting I(RNL)

4

BUS 160Business Law I(RNL)

3

BUS 215Information Management(RNL)

4

 

CSC 126Introduction to Computer Science(SW)(STEM)

4

OR

CSC 140/ISI 140Computational Problem Solving in Python (SW)(STEM)

3

AND

CSC 141/ISI 141Computational Problem Solving in Python Laboratory(CO)

1

 

CSC 226Web Database Applications(RNL)

3

CSC 315Introduction to Database Systems(RLA)

4

ECO 111Introduction To Microeconomics(RLA)

4

ECO 230/MGT 230Introduction to Economic and Managerial Statistics(RLA)

4

ISI 205Data Communications and IT Infrastructure(RNL)

4

ISI 300/CSC 300Information Structures for Business(RLA)

4

ISI 352Introduction to Systems Analysis(RNL)

4

ISI 490Project in Information Systems and Informatics(RLA)

4

MGT 110Organizational Theory and Management(RNL)

3

 

In addition to the course taken to satisfy the general education requirement (RMQR), students must take an additional math course chosen from the following:

MTH 221Applied Finite Mathematics and Business Calculus(MQ)(STEM)

4

OR

MTH 229Calculus Computer Laboratory(RLA)

1

MTH 230Calculus I with Pre-Calculus(MQ)(STEM)

6

OR

MTH 229Calculus Computer Laboratory(RLA)

1

MTH 231Analytic Geometry and Calculus I(MQ)(STEM)

3

OR

MTH 232Calculus II(MQ)(STEM)

3

In addition to the major requirements student must choose and complete the requirements in one of the following concentrations:

Concentration One

 

Choose three courses from the following:

ISI 315Information Security and Risk Management

4

ISI 334Business Intelligence and Analytics(RNL)

4

ISI 364Enterprise Computing Strategies(RNL)

4

ISI 374Information Systems Project Management(RNL)

4

AND

One course chosen from Concentration Two

4

Concentration Two

Three courses chosen from the following with at least one course at or above the 400-level:

CSC 223Computer Hacking Revealed(RNL)

3

CSC 225Introduction to Web Development and the Internet(RNL)

3

CSC 245Introduction to Data Science(RLA)

3

CSC 421Internet Data Communications (RNL)

4

CSC 424Advanced Database Management Systems(RNL)

4

CSC 426Applied Cryptography(RNL)

4

AND

One course chosen from Concentration One

4

Total Credit Hours: 68-71

Total Credit Hours: 120

Liberal Arts and Sciences Requirement

Since most business courses and computer science courses are non-liberal arts and sciences courses, students in this program should pay special attention to this requirement. At least 60 credits of the 120 credit total must be in this area.