College of Professional Studies: Degree Programs: Undergraduate

Information Systems, Bachelor of Arts

Indiana Tech: Information Systems

Today’s organizations rely on their information systems experts to provide the security and information needed to be competitive and profitable. Becoming one of these highly sought after IS professionals begins with the Bachelor of Arts in Information Systems.

Our information systems degree is particularly attractive to employers because of the integration of business and technology. First, it addresses the need for a business-based background to help managers and users specify their technology needs. Second, it provides the in-depth technical expertise required to create and implement information solutions. This degree provides you with the skills to analyze, design and implement information systems for small business, corporations or multi-national enterprises.

The course work includes topics such as problem solving, database systems, programming with Visual Basic and Java, Internet fundamentals, developing business solutions, electronic commerce systems, information security, systems analysis and design, disaster recovery, technical project management, and networking.

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment for information professionals is expected to grow faster than the average, and job opportunities will be best for people with a strong understanding of business and good communication skills.

Degree Curriculum
Business Administration
Course # Course Title
Credits
BA 1200 Foundations of Business
3
BA 2010 Principles of Management
3
BA 2500 Marketing
3
BA 2800 E-Commerce
3
OL 3400 Financial Systems for Decision-Making
3
Total Credits: 15
Mathematics & Science
Course # Course Title
Credits
MA 1035 College Algebra
3
MA 2025 Statistical Problem-Solving
3
SCI 2000 Contemporary Issues in Science
3
Total Credits: 9
Information Systems & Computer Science
Course # Course Title
Credits
CS 1250 Problem Solving for Programmers
3
CS 2500 Database Systems
3
IS 1300 Programming I
3
IS 2100 Internet Fundamentals
3
IS 2200 Developing Business Solutions
3
IS 2300 Programming II
3
IS 2900 Web Applications
3
IS 3100 Information Security
3
IS 4100 Systems Analysis and Design
3
IS 4600 Disaster Recovery
3
IS 4800 Technical Project Management
3
MIS 1300 Software Tools
3
NET 1100 Introduction to Networking
3
Total Credits: 39
English
Course # Course Title
Credits
ENG 1250 English Composition I
3
ENG 1270 English Composition II
3
ENG 2320 Professional Communication
3
Total Credits: 9
Humanities & Social Sciences
Course # Course Title
Credits
ECON 2200 Macroeconomics
3
ECON 2210 Microeconomics
3
HUM 2000 Introduction to Humanities
3
HUM 3710 Ethics
3
HUM Electives (3 credits must be literature)
6
PSY 1700 Introduction to Psychology
3
SS 2800 Introduction to Sociology
3
Total Credits: 24
Approved Electives
Course # Course Title
Credits
Electives Approved
24
Total Credits: 24
CURRICULUM TOTAL CREDITS: 120
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