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Information Systems

The Information Systems (IS) degree program combines knowledge of leading edge information technologies with an understanding of the ever changing needs of today’s dynamic business environment. As such, it attracts students who are interested in working with technology to find solutions to business problems. While a fundamental understanding of information technology is a cornerstone of the degree, an equally important and distinguishing element of the IS degree is a solid foundation in basic business functions. Students may major in IS without an area of emphasis or may select one of three emphasis areas (see below):


General Information
College
Parker College of Business
Department Website Enterprise System and Analytics
Degree(s) Offered Bachelor of Business Administration in Information Systems

  • Emphasis Areas: Business Intelligence, Enterprise Security, Enterprise Resource Planning (SAP)
Possible Employment Settings
  • Any Company with a Large Mainframe & Microcomputers
  • Banks
  • Chemical Industry
  • Colleges & Universities
  • Communication Companies
  • Computer Hardware & Software Companies
  • Consulting & Services Industry
  • Direct Marketing Companies
  • Media Companies
  • Processing Service Companies
  • Transportation Companies
  • Travel Companies
  • Security Companies
  • Engineering Firms
  • Financial Institutions
  • Government (Local, State, & Federal)
  • Hospitals & Healthcare Facilities
  • Industrial Machinery & Equipment Industry
  • Insurance Companies
  • Manufacturers
  • Military
  • Public Utilities
  • Securities & Exchange Commission
  • Website Design Companies
  • Wholesale & Retail Companies
Occupational Opportunities
  • Chief Information Officer
  • Computer Programmer Analyst
  • Computer Scientist
  • Computer Security Specialist
  • Computer Software Engineer
  • Computer Support Specialist
  • Computer and Information Systems Manager
  • Computer Training Specialist
  • Consultant
  • Database Engineer
  • Database Manager/ Administrator
  • Data Communications Manager/Analyst
  • Data Processing Manager
  • Data Security Manager
  • Document Management Specialist
  • EDP Director
  • End-User Support Analyst
  • Information center Analyst
  • Information Manager/ Scientist/ Officer
  • Information Systems Analyst
  • Information Technology Specialist
  • Internet Recruiter
  • Knowledge Manager
  • Logistics Manager
  • Operations Research Analyst
  • Operations Manager
  • Production Manager
  • Program Analyst
  • Programmer/ Program Director
  • Records and Information Analyst/ Administrator/ Manager
  • Systems Supervisor
  • Technical Director/ Manager
  • Web Application Developer
  • Web Developer
Professional and Student Organizations
Professional Organizations Student Organizations
American Society for Cybernetics Association for Information Technology Professionals
American Society for Information Science and Technology Alpha Iota Mu Honor Society
Association for Information Systems Delta Sigma Pi
Association for Women in Computing Enactus
Salary Information

Last updated: 8/8/2019