Department Requirements for the BIS Degree

A minimum of 36 credit hours must be completed, including 24 hours of required courses and at least 12 hours of specialization elective courses. In addition, certain co-requisite courses must be taken, primarily from the College of Business Administration. ISQA 3300, ISQA 3310, ISQA 3420 & ISQA 3910 should be completed during the junior year, and 4110 and 4120 should be completed during the senior year. The student must also complete the 15 hours of Business co-requisite courses listed. The student is also encouraged to select courses from the list of “free electives” for other courses. Courses must be completed with a grade of “C-” or better. A minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5 is required for the College of Information Science & Technology.

Degree Requirements

Required Courses (24 hours)

One additional programming course e.g CSCI 1840 Intro to C Programming;

CSCI 2510Introduction to Game Programming

3

CSCI 2840C++ and Object Oriented Programming

3

CSCI 2850Programming on the Internet

3

CSCI 3830Advanced Java Programming

3

ISQA 4000Special Topics: Information Systems & Quantitative Analysis

1 - 5

offerings that focus on programming and programming languages

CSCI 3710Introduction to Digital Design and Computer Organization

3

CSCI 4220Principles of Programming Languages

3

ISQA 3300File Structures for Information Systems

3

ISQA 3310Managing the Data Base Environment

3

ISQA 3400Business Data Communications

3

ISQA 3420Managing in a Digital World

3

ISQA 3910Introduction to Project Management

3

ISQA 4110Information Systems Analysis

3

ISQA 4120System Design and Implementation

3

Total Credit Hours:24

Specialization Elective Courses (12 hours)

ISQA 3150Principles of Quantitative Analysis

3

ISQA 3250Intermediate Quantitative Analysis

3

ISQA 3520Graphical User Interface Design

3

CIST 4350Technical Systems Administration

3

CIST 4370Security Administration

3

CIST 3600Information Security and Policy

3

ISQA 4000Special Topics: Information Systems & Quantitative Analysis

1 - 5

ISQA 4010Business Intelligence

3

ISQA 4100Information Systems Architecture and Organization

3

ISQA 4130Information Technology for Development

3

ISQA 4150Advanced Statistical Methods for IS&T

3

ISQA 4180Electronic Commerce

3

ISQA 4190Process Reengineering with Information Technology

3

ISQA 4200/ISQA 8206Information and Data Quality Management

3

ISQA 4300/ISQA 8306Database Administration

3

CIST 4360Foundations of Information Assurance

3 credits

ISQA 4380Distributed Technologies and Systems

3

ISQA 4500Special Problems in Information Systems and Quantitative Analysis

2 - 3

ISQA 4510Information Systems Internship

1 - 3

ISQA 4730Decision Support Systems

3

ISQA 4880Systems Simulation and Modeling

3

ISQA 4890Data Warehousing and Data Mining

3

ISQA 4900Internet Systems Development

3

Total Credit Hours:12

*Note that there are different topics covered in ISQA 4000. Check the class schedule for specific topics offered during a particular semester.

Co-requisite Courses from the College of Business

ACCT 2010Principles of Accounting I

3

ACCT 2020Principles of Accounting II

3

ECON 2200Principles of Economics (Micro)

3

ECON 2220Principles of Economics (Macro)

3

Total Credit Hours:12

Upper-level business: select one from the following:

FNBK 3250Principles of Financial Management

3

MKT 3310Principles of Marketing

3

Or

MGMT 3510Human Resource Management

3

Because the management information systems area is cross disciplinary in nature, a student needs to have an understanding of economics and business functions. These areas are covered by the above co-requisite required courses: