ISC Program Requirements

Requirements for the Bachelor of Science in Information Systems (ISC)
1 - COMMUNICATIONS

Twelve (12) credit hours are required as follows:

EH 101 - *English Composition I

EH 102 - English Composition II

CA 275 - Small Group Communications And

EH 372 - Technical Writing (W)

2 - THE FINE AND PERFORMING ARTS AND THE HUMANITIES

Twelve (12) credit hours are required consisting of:

CA - 110 Public Speaking

One course (3 semester hours) from ARS 101, DRA 110, MUL 101, ARH 100, ARH 103, ARH 123, ARH 240 or ARH       242

One course from EH 215, EH 216, EH 225, EH 226, EH 235, or EH 236

One additional course (3 semester hours) from Art, Drama, Foreign Languages, Music, Philosophy and Literature.

Two courses in the SOCIAL SCIENCES or HUMANITIES must be either a Literature sequence from (EH 215-216, EH 225-226, EH 235-236) OR a History sequence from (HY 101-102, HY 135-136)

3 - THE SOCIAL SCIENCES

Twelve (12) credit hours are required from the consisting of:

EC 215 - Principles of Microeconomics

One course from HY 101, HY 102, HY 135, or HY 136

Two additional courses (6 semester hours) from the following approved areas: Anthropology, Criminal Justice, Economics, Geography, History, Political Science, Psychology, and Sociology

Two courses in the SOCIAL SCIENCES or HUMANITIES must be either a Literature sequence from (EH 215-216, EH 225-226, EH 235-236) OR a History sequence from (HY 101-102, HY 135-136)

4 - THE NATURAL SCIENCES

Eight (8) credit hours of natural sciences, which must include laboratory experiences, are required from approved areas:

Physics, Chemistry, Geology, Biology, and Geography 101 and 101L, Geography 102 and 102L.

5 - MATHEMATICS AND STATISTICS

Nine (9) credit hours are required as follows:

One course from MA 120 - Calculus and Its Applications
MA 125 - Calculus I
MA 267 - Discrete Math

And

One course from ST 210 - Statistical Reasoning
BUS 245 - Applied Business Statistics I

And

One course from BUS 255 - Applied Business Statistics II
ST 310 - Statistical Research Techniques
ST 340 - Design and Analysis of Experiments

6 - INFORMATION SYSTEMS ENVIRONMENT

Fifteen (15) credit hours are required as follows:

Nine (9) credit hours from the following courses:ACC 211 - Accounting Principles I

ECO 215 - Principles of Microeconomics
MGT 300 - Management Theory & Practice

Six (6) credit hours of 200 or higher courses from Accounting, Economics, Finance, Management, or Marketing.

Recommendation: Information Systems majors are encouraged to examine the General Business minor requirements for courses that could be used to satisfy both the Information Systems Environment and the General Business minor requirements.

7 - CORE COURSES

Forty-three (43) credit hours are required as follows:

CIS 115 - Beginning Programming

ISC 245 - Information Systems in Organizations

ISC 272 - Systems Architecture

ISC 285 - Intermediate Programming

CIS 300 - Information Technology in Society

CIS 321 - Data Communications and Networking

CIS 324 - Database Design, Development, and Management

ISC 360 - Info Systems Analysis and Design (W)

ISC 361 - Database for Info Systems

ISC 462 - Information Systems Strategy and Policy

ISC 475 - Information Systems Project Management

CIS 497 - Senior Capstone Experience (W) And

CIS 498 - CIS Senior Seminar

8 - CIS ELECTIVES

Twelve (12) credit hours of approved electives are required. The following groups have been pre-approved as elective groups. All other elective combinations must be approved by the Information Systems Coordinator.

Health Informatics

HI 300 - Health Informatics Clinical Environment

HI 410 - Health Informatics

HI 450 - Health Data Security/Compliance

HI 455 - Health Data Management and Decision Support

Networking | Three (3) courses selected from:

ITE 382 - Network Administration

ITE 384 - Network Infrastructure

ITE 476 - Network Security Management

ITE 484 - Advanced Network Management

Advanced Application Development | Three (3) courses selected from:

ITE 370 - Advanced Application Development

ISC 472 - Advanced Data Management

ITE 474 Human Computer Interface

ITE 490 Special Topics: Python Programming

Web Publishing | Three (3) courses selected from:

ITE 375 - Publishing for the World Wide Web

ITE 380 - Multimedia Production

ITE 453 - Web Site Management

ITE 474 - Human Computer Interface

Digital Forensics | Three (3) courses selected from:

CJ 205 -Introduction to Criminal Justice

ITE 372 - Advanced Operating Systems

ITE 373 - File Systems for Digital Forensics

ITE 473 - Digital Forensics Analysis

9 - GENERAL STUDIES ELECTIVES

Hours as needed to meet degree and 128-semester-hour requirements. All General Studies Electives must be approved by the Information Systems Coordinator.

SUGGESTED FRESHMAN COURSES
Information Systems Major

Fall Spring
EH 101 EH 102
CA 110 CA 275
MA 120 ACC 211
ISC 245 Natural Science elective 1
  Social Science Elective 1

 

*Students with a sufficient ACT/SAT score in English Composition will not be required to take EH 101.