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2023-2024 Catalog 
2023-2024 Catalog

Information Systems Management BSB

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The Information Systems Management Bachelor of Science in Business is designed for the student seeking an entry-level position in the fast growing computer industry.  It provides the technical knowledge and skills needed to be successful, as well as the business concepts to prepare you for a career in information management.  The program curriculum is in compliance with the latest Association for Computing Machines (ACM) Curriculum guidelines and matches an undergraduate information systems degree in a typical AACSB-accredited North American Business school. The degree can be completed as a stand-alone degree or as a 2+2 program with the Associate of Applied Business degree in Information Technology Management.  See your advisor for more information.

US Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Outlook reports the job outlook for IS Managers 2018-2028: 

  • 11% growth rate 2018-2028 (average growth rate 6%)
  • Median salary May 2019: $ 146,360

  • Number of jobs 2018: 414,400

Information on occupational outlook and opportunities can be found at the Federal Government’s Bureau of Labor Statistics:


Employers look favorably upon potential employees with backgrounds in both technology and business.  This degree provides students with a solid core of business knowledge with technology skills in the area(s) they wish to pursue.  It is absolutely essential that the student must be able to view information systems from the perspective of business and organizational needs.

Graduating students may enter employment as web developers, network technicians, operators, computer programmers, or microcomputer specialists in computer installations, to name a few of the possibilities.  IS background in business provides students with the opportunity to pursue both technical and managerial careers in organizations that incorporate leading edge technologies.  A firm background in business as well as IS provides those students interested in starting their own businesses the knowledge and tools necessary to be successful in the endeavor.
The Network Lab provides students a hands-on experience in the fields of networking, hardware and cybersecurity.


Candidate for Accreditation - International Accreditation Council for Business Education (IACBE).

Degree Requirements

General Education Program 41 Hours

The GEP Quantitative Reasoning component is satisfied in the required non-business courses.

Business Core 27 Unique Hours
Computer Information System Major - Core 36 Hours
General Electives 16 Hours
Total Hours Required 120 Hours

General Education Program (GEP)

English Composition 6 Hours
Oral Communication 3 Hours

          BUMG2900 meets both the GEP and Business Core

Literature 3 Hours
Fine and Performing Arts 3 Hours
Natural Science 7 Hours
Quantitative Reasoning 4 Hours

MATH1800 meets both the GEP and Business Core

Engaged Citizenry 3 Hours
Global Perspectives 3 Hours
Historical Perspectives 3 Hours
Ethical Insight and Reasoning 3 Hours
Human Behavior 3 Hours

ECON2201 meets both the GEP and Business Core


Total Hours 41


Computer Information Systems Major - Core (36 Hours)

General Electives (16 Hours)

Includes UNIV1100 First Year Experience: University Foundations course, if taken.

Students are encouraged to consider adding a minor.

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