Information Systems Major

7767
Bachelor of Science
Classroom
No
Undergraduate
Main Campus - Melbourne
Major Code: 7767 Degree Awarded: Bachelor of Science
Delivery Mode(s): Classroom Age Restriction: No
Admission Status: Undergraduate Location(s): Main Campus - Melbourne

The Bachelor of Science in Information Systems integrates concepts, methods and skills necessary for developing and implementing the latest technologies for competitive advantage in a global marketplace.

The information systems major focuses on practical applications of current and emerging technologies for strategic support of an organization's technical goals and offers areas of emphasis in database management and information assurance for a depth of knowledge in understanding today's complex systems. Throughout the program, students apply technologies in developing a skill set necessary for real-world information and decision support.

Candidates for a Bachelor of Science in Information Systems must complete the minimum course requirements as outlined in the following curriculum.

Freshman Year
Fall (16 credit hours)
  • BUS 1801 Global Business Perspectives
    Credit Hours: 0
  • BUS 2303 Macroeconomics
    Credit Hours: 0
  • COM 1101 Composition and Rhetoric
    Credit Hours: 0
  • FYE 1000 University Experience
    Credit Hours: 0
  • MTH 1701 College Algebra
    Credit Hours: 0
  • Restricted Elective (Science) Credit Hours: 3
Spring (15 credit hours)
  • BUS 2304 Microeconomics
    Credit Hours: 0
  • COM 1102 Writing About Literature
    Credit Hours: 0
  • CSE 1301 Introduction to Computer Applications
    Credit Hours: 0
  • MTH 1702 Applied Calculus
    Credit Hours: 0
  • Restricted Elective (Science) Credit Hours: 3
Sophomore Year
Fall (15 credit hours)
  • BUS 2211 Introduction to Financial Accounting
    Credit Hours: 0
  • BUS 2703 Business Statistics
    Credit Hours: 0
  • COM 2224 Business and Professional Writing
    Credit Hours: 0
  • HUM 2051 Civilization 1: Ancient Through Medieval
    Credit Hours: 0
  • Restricted Elective (PSY) Credit Hours: 3
Spring (15 credit hours)
  • BUS 2212 Introduction to Managerial Accounting
    Credit Hours: 0
  • BUS 2601 Legal and Social Environments of Business
    Credit Hours: 0
  • BUS 3504 Management Information Systems
    Credit Hours: 0
  • COM 3070 Professional Communication for Executives
    Credit Hours: 0
  • Humanities Core Course Credit Hours: 3
Junior Year
Fall (15 credit hours)
  • BUS 3401 Corporate Finance
    Credit Hours: 0
  • BUS 3501 Management Principles
    Credit Hours: 0
  • BUS 3511 Systems Analysis and Design
    Credit Hours: 0
  • BUS 3514 Introduction to Operating Systems and Networks for Business
    Credit Hours: 0
  • Restricted Elective (HUM) Credit Hours: 3
Spring (15 credit hours)
  • BUS 3521 Introduction to Database Systems
    Credit Hours: 0
  • BUS 3601 Marketing Principles
    Credit Hours: 0
  • BUS 3704 Quantitative Methods
    Credit Hours: 0
  • BUS 4508 Web-Based Technologies
    Credit Hours: 0
  • Free Elective Credit Hours: 3
Senior Year
Fall (15 credit hours)
  • BUS 4502 Organizational Behavior and Theory
    Credit Hours: 0
  • BUS 4702 Business Strategy and Policy
    Credit Hours: 0
  • BUS 4783 Practicum Planning
    Credit Hours: 0
  • BUS 4788 Business Plan Research
    Credit Hours: 0
  • Restricted Electives (Information Systems*) Credit Hours: 6
Spring (15 credit hours)
  • BUS 4501 Production/Operations Management
    Credit Hours: 0
  • BUS 4701 International Business
    Credit Hours: 0
  • BUS 4786 Major Field Practicum
    Credit Hours: 0
  • Restricted Elective (HUM) Credit Hours: 3
  • Restricted Elective (Information Systems*) Credit Hours: 3
Total Credits Required: 121

*Restricted Electives (Information Systems) may be chosen from the following:

  • BUS 3500 Human-Computer Interaction
    Credit Hours: 0
  • BUS 3517 Information Assurance and Security
    Credit Hours: 0
  • BUS 4511 Project Management for Information Technology
    Credit Hours: 0
  • BUS 4516 Global Strategic Management of Technology
    Credit Hours: 0
  • BUS 4521 Advanced Database Systems
    Credit Hours: 0
  • BUS 4522 Database Administration
    Credit Hours: 0
  • BUS 4532 Information Security Management
    Credit Hours: 0
  • BUS 4583 Senior Project
    Credit Hours: 0
  • CSE 1001 Fundamentals of Software Development 1
    Credit Hours: 0
  • CSE 1502 Introduction to Software Development With C++
    Credit Hours: 0