Information Systems (IS) is the field that connects business and technology. A Bachelor of Science in Business Administration in Information Systems (BSBA IS) prepares you for a career in information systems by focusing on the use of current information technology to support the needs of an organization and its customers. As an IS student, you will learn to analyze, design, develop, and maintain information systems to support business activities and day-to-day operations across the organization so that the business can achieve a competitive advantage in the market. The program will give you the skills you need to perform the functions of business information processing and management so that you will be able to assume responsibilities in an information systems environment.
You’ll be prepared to work in a variety of workplace settings, with job titles including:
The AUM’s BSBA IS degree has been certified as a STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) -Designated Degree Program by the Department of Education and maintained by the Department of Homeland Security. International Students who graduate from a designated STEM degree program can remain for an additional 17 months on an Optional Practical Training (OPT) STEM extension.
Students in the Information Systems specialization take a common body of four INFO core courses beyond the College of Business core. In addition, four INFO elective courses allow students to tailor their studies to a particular area of options. Students can emphasize these option areas:
Note: While salaries vary depending on several factors including your level of experience, education and training, and geography and industry, here is a sampling of the future job growth and salaries nationally.
Employment of computer and information technology occupations is projected to grow 12 percent from 2018 to 2028, much faster than the average for all occupations. These occupations are projected to add about 546,200 new jobs. Demand for these workers will stem from greater emphasis on cloud computing, the collection and storage of big data, and information security. The median annual wage for computer and information technology occupations was $86,320 in May 2018.
Department of Information Systems
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The course listings below are a representation of what this academic program requires. For a full review of this program in detail please see our official online catalog AND consult with an academic advisor. This listing does not include the core curriculum courses required for all majors and may not include some program-specific information, such as admissions, retention and termination standards.
Course sampling specific to the Information Systems major includes:
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