Students in the Information Systems program learn the fundamentals of systems analysis, application (solution) design, website development, and e-commerce concepts required to begin a career in the Information Technology (IT) industry. Students will have designed programming solutions in several languages on many popular platforms, and possess an understanding of computing principles with an emphasis in application (solution) development.
This program is designed to meet the needs of those students who are interested in entering the information technology field. Topics of study cover the use and application of computers, mathematics, oral and written communication, and other general education subjects. The units earned apply to the Bachelor of Science program within limitations. (Please see catalog sections "Changes in Degree Requirements," "Residence Requirements," and "Credit Age Limitation.")
Graduates of this program have expertise in the most popular computer languages, knowledge of accounting techniques, systems analysis and design, as well as operations management of a computer installation. The general education component of the degree develops additional communication skills, and an awareness of the individual's responsibility in society.