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Information Systems, B.B.A.

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Information Systems (IS) is an academic discipline focused on the systems used to collect, organize, store, and process information. The major encompasses two broad areas: 1) acquisition, deployment and management of information technology (IT) resources and 2) development of information systems infrastructure to support an organization’s processes.

What careers can this major prepare you for?

Students in the IS major are prepared for careers such as: Systems Analyst, Business Analysts, Software Developer, Software Implementation Specialist, Database Administrator, Information Security Analyst, IT Support, IT Project Manager, Systems Administrator, Web Developer.

What skills are developed within this major?

Skills developed within this major include: Ability to solve business problems using information technology; Critical thinking; Communication skills; Project management; Technology management; Computer programming; Database.

Admission to Major

Major Declaration Standards

  • Completion of the required BBA lower core coursework with a final grade of C or better.

Pre-Business BBA Degree: BBA Major Declaration Course Requirements

  1. ENG 100 /ENG 101 - College Writing I  
  2. ENG 102 - College Writing II  
  3. MTH 148 - Mathematics for Business Majors I  
  4. ACT 221 - Introductory Accounting I  
  5. BUS 151 - World of Business  
  6. BUS 201 - Applied Business Statistics  
  7. ECN 201 - Principles of Macroeconomics  
  8. IST 203 - Software Tools for Personal Productivity  

Hours Required for Degree

Minimum hours required for degree: 120

Minimum hours required for major: 39

College Requirements

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Major-Field Requirements

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