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Information Systems & Technology Major

Information Systems & Technology Tracks

University Catalog

The information systems and technology major is designed to provide students with a technical background in information technology as well as a broad perspective of the business environment in which information technology plays a strategic role. The major emphasizes the development of business analysis and system implementation skills; these skills can provide a basis for job entry, career development and flexibility amid the rapid changes in information technology. Three distinct tracks are offered under the major.

Information Systems and Technology major course work

IT 201 Introduction to Information Systems 3

IT 210 Business Applications with C++ 3

IT 310 GUI Programming with C++ 3

IT 317 Principles of Technology Architecture 3

IT 361 Systems Analysis 3

IT 415 Business Telecommunications and Networks 3

IT 450 Database Concepts 3

IT 464 Project Management in Information Systems 3

IT 473 Systems Design and Implementation 3

IT elective* 3

Software elective** 3

International business elective*** 3

200-400 level business elective**** 3

300-400 level business electives**** 3

* IT electives: IT 367, 368, 369, 410, 416, 417, 420, 425W, 430, 451, 453, 461, 474, 495, 497. IT 425W cannot be used as both the IT major elective and as the INBU elective.

** Software elective: IT 372, 410, 420, 430, 461

*** International Business electives: IT 425W, ACCT 450, ECON 450, FIN 435, MGMT 361, 462, 463, MKTG 411, MSCM 370

**** Can be any 200-400 level course offered by the College of Business and Public Administration, providing that the student has the appropriate prerequisites, except IT 360T and ECON 200.

Courses included in the calculation of the 2.00 overall grade point average for major course work for graduation are: IT 201, 210, 310, 317, 361, 415, 450, 464, 473 and the IT and software electives.