Bachelor of Science with a Major in Information Systems

The following requirements must be fulfilled:

General education and pre-business courses
UW 1020University Writing
One critical analysis in the humanities course. 1
One scientific reasoning with lab course. 1
One of the following two-course sequences in mathematics: 2
Finite Mathematics for the Social and Management Sciences
and Calculus for the Social and Management Sciences
Single-Variable Calculus I
and Single-Variable Calculus II
BADM 1001
BADM 1002
First-Year Development Course I
and First-Year Development Course II 3
or BADM 1003 Transfer Student Development Course
BADM 3001Career Management Strategy 4
BADM 4001Leadership and Career Launch 5
BADM 1004The Age of Globalization
ECON 1011Principles of Economics I
ECON 1012Principles of Economics II
DNSC 1001Business Analytics I: Statistics for Descriptive and Predictive Analytics
or STAT 1051 Introduction to Business and Economic Statistics
or STAT 1053 Introduction to Statistics in Social Science
or STAT 1111 Business and Economic Statistics I
or APSC 3115 Engineering Analysis III
DNSC 2001Business Analytics II: Predictive and Prescriptive Analytics
or STAT 2112 Business and Economic Statistics II
or STAT 2118 Regression Analysis
or ECON 2123 Introduction to Econometrics
or STAT 2123 Introduction to Econometrics
Core business courses
ACCY 2001Introduction to Financial Accounting
BADM 2301Management Information Systems Technology
Three courses selected from the following:
ACCY 2002Introductory Managerial Accounting
BADM 2001Markets and Politics
or BADM 2001W Markets and Politics
BADM 3103Human Capital in Organizations
BADM 3401Contemporary Marketing Management
or BADM 3401W
BADM 3501Financial Management and Markets
BADM 3601Operations Management
BADM 4101Business Ethics and the Legal Environment
or BADM 4101W Business Ethics and the Legal Environment
BADM 4801Strategy Formulation and Implementation
IBUS 3001Introduction to International Business
Information systems courses
ISTM 3119Introduction to Programming
ISTM 4120Business Systems Development
ISTM 4121Database Principles and Applications
ISTM 4205Web Applications Development
ISTM 4206Foundations of Information Systems Security and Ethics
ISTM 4209Foundations of Web Analytics
ISTM 4210Information Systems Capstone
Three courses selected from the following:
ISTM 4213Foundations of Cloud Applications
ISTM 4214Foundations of Artificial Intelligence
ISTM 4216Mobile Application Development
ISTM 4217Internet of Things Management
Electives
In general, students complete 43 credits in electives courses, or the minimum necessary to reach 120 credits for the degree. 18 of those credits must be taken outside of GWSB. Elective courses may be numbered 1000 to 4999. Electives may not include LSPA (Lifestyle, Sport, and Physical Activity) courses and may include a maximum of one HLWL (Health and Wellness) course. Students may use electives for an additional concentration, a second GWSB or non-GWSB major, or a minor.

1See University General Education Requirement for a list of approved courses.

2Students should meet with a GWSB academic advisor to discuss other options for fulfilling the mathematics requirement.

3Freshmen are required to take BADM 1001 and BADM 1002, transfer students are required to take BADM 1003.

4BADM 3001 is offered with industry-specific sections and should be completed during the sophomore year, following successful completion of BADM 1001 and 1002, or BADM 1003.

5BADM 4001 is offered with experiential-specific sections and should be completed in the senior year.