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Bachelor of Science
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Undergraduate
Main Campus - Melbourne
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Note: The program plan below shows a change from the 2014–2015 University Catalog: Quantiative Methods (BUS 3704) in Junior Year-spring is three credits, with 15 total credits required for that term; and the Senior Year-spring total credits required is 15.

Bachelor of Science in Information Systems

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 CREDITS
ASC 1000 University Experience 1
BUS 1801 Global Business Perspectives 3
BUS 2303 Macroeconomics 3
COM 1101 Composition and Rhetoric 3
MTH 1701 College Algebra 3
  Restricted Elective (Science) 3
  16

 

SPRING CREDITS
BUS 1601 Computer Applications for Business (CL) 3
BUS 2304 Microeconomics 3
COM 1102 Writing About Literature 3
MTH 1702 Applied Calculus 3
  Restricted Elective (Science) 3
  15

Sophomore Year

FALL CREDITS
BUS 2211 Introduction to Financial Accounting 3
BUS 2703 Statistics for Business 3
COM 2224 Business and Professional Writing 3
HUM 2051 Civilization 1 3
  Restricted Elective (PSY) 3
  15

 

SPRING CREDITS
BUS 2212 Introduction to Managerial Accounting 3
BUS 2601 Legal and Social Environments of Business 3
BUS 3504 Management Information Systems 3
COM 3070 Professional Communication for Executives 3
  Humanities Core Course* 3
  15

Junior Year

FALL CREDITS
BUS 3401 Corporate Finance 3
BUS 3501 Management Principles 3
BUS 3511 Systems Analysis and Design 3
BUS 3514 Introduction to Operating Systems and Networks 3
  Restricted Elective (HUM) 3
   15

 

SPRING
CREDITS
BUS 3521 Introduction to Database Systems 3
BUS 3601 Marketing Principles 3
BUS 3704 Quantitative Methods 3
BUS 4508 Web-Based Technologies 3
  Free Elective 3
   15

Senior Year

FALL CREDITS
BUS 4502 Organizational Behavior 3
BUS 4702 Business Strategy and Policy 3
BUS 4783 Practicum Planning 0
BUS 4788 Business Plan Research (Q) 3
  Restricted Electives (Information Systems**) 6
   15

 

SPRING   CREDITS
BUS 4501 Production and Operations Management 3
BUS 4701 International Business 3
BUS 4786 Major Field Practicum 3
  Restricted Elective (HUM) 3
  Restricted Elective (Information Systems**) 3
   15

TOTAL CREDITS REQUIRED 121

*Humanities Core Courses
HUM 2052 Civilization 2: Renaissance Through Modern 
HUM 2142  World Art History 2: Early Modern to Post-Colonial 
HUM 2212  British and American Literature 1 
HUM 2213  British and American Literature 2 
HUM 2331  American History: Pre-Columbian to Civil War Era 
HUM 2332 American History: From Reconstruction to the Present 

Not all humanities core courses are offered online or every term; check the current schedule of classes for humanities core options.

**Information Systems Electives
BUS 3500 Human–Computer Interaction
BUS 3517 Information Assurance and Security
BUS 4516 Global Strategic Management of Technology
BUS 4521 Advanced Database Systems
BUS 4522 Database Administration
BUS 4532 Information Security Management