Bachelor of Science with a Major in Business, Information Systems Technology Management Concentration

The bachelor of science in business with a concentration in information systems and technology management (BS-ISTM) enables undergraduate students to acquire an in-depth understanding of information technology (IT) and the skills and analytical methods needed to design and develop the information systems (IS) that businesses find indispensable. The IT overview covers areas ranging from data communications, to data management. Students also learn about and have opportunities for practical experience in the structured development of information systems, programming, database design, and other techniques needed for successful IS design and develop. These IS/IT-specific skills and knowledge, coupled with an understanding of the other aspects of business acquired in the program, give students a competitive start in their chosen careers.

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In addition to the requirements for the bachelor of science with a major in business, the concentration in information systems and technology management requires five field courses:

Required field courses
ISTM 3119Introduction to Programming
ISTM 4120Business Systems Development
ISTM 4121Database Principles and Applications
Additional field courses
Two courses from the following:
ISTM 4123Business Data Communications
ISTM 4130WWriting On The Ethics of Technology
ISTM 4215Human-Computer Interaction
ISTM 4223Innovation Ventures
ISTM 4233Emerging Technologies
ISTM 4900Special Topics 1

1 Enrollment in ISTM 4900 on topics announced in the Schedule of Classes requires ISTM program director approval.

Students should consult with an advisor for specific bachelor of science in business general education courses that apply to this concentration.