Information Systems

Information Systems
Hours64 Credit Hours
LEPLimited Enrollment Program of 120 Students.
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MAPMajor Academic Plan

Program Requirements

No more than 12 semester hours of upper-division transfer credit will be accepted toward the major and only 6 hours beyond the pre-systems core.
Students are encouraged to enroll in courses outside the Marriott School of Management. Only 50 upper-division Marriott School hours count toward graduation.
Requirement 1 Complete 1 Option
Computer Proficiency:
Demonstrate a knowledge of computer skills. Students may demonstrate spreadsheet skills with either a minimum grade of B in an equivalent transfer course or a passing grade in IS 100/102 or IS 110.
Option 1.1 Complete 1 Group
Requirement 2 Complete 4 Options
Prerequisite courses: These courses are used in determining admission to the undergraduate Information Systems program.
Apply and be formally accepted into the program.
Requirement 3 Complete 3 Courses
Note: It is recommended that Econ 110 and M Com 320 be taken before entering the junior core, and must be completed before starting the Management Core. Econ 110, M Com 320 AND Stat 121 must be completed before starting the MISM program, or during the first semester in the MISM.
Requirement 4 Complete 4 Courses
Information Systems Junior Core 1 courses (taught Fall semester only):
Requirement 5 Complete 4 Courses
Information Systems Junior Core 2 courses (taught Winter semester only):
Requirement 6 Complete 1 Course
Complete the following in the Fall semester immediately following the IS Core:
Requirement 7 Complete 3 Courses
Management Core courses:
Requirement 8 Complete 1 Course
Complete the following after IS 401, 402, 403, 404, 411, 413, 414, 415:
Requirement 9
Complete Marriott School exit survey online.
Program Outcomes

Gain a Knowledge of Information Systems and Business

Program graduates will apply knowledge of information systems as well as general business to bridge the gap between technical and business personel.

Knowledge of Information Systems and Business

Program graduates will function as IS professionals who can bridge the gap between an organization's technical and business personnel.

Technology Infrastructure Development

Design and develop technology infrastructures and systems for use in organizational processes.

Technology Infrastructure Usage

Acquire, use, maintain and manage information technology systems, resources, and services.

Writing Skills

Write effectively for different audiences, including managers, end-users, and key stakeholders of any project.

Presentation Skills

Make articulate and persuasive oral presentations to different audiences and master presentation software and hardware.

Leadership and Teamwork Skills

Work effectively with and lead others, both from technical and non-technical areas of business.

Critical Thinking and Decision Making Skills

Graduates will be able to apply critical thinking skills to solve unstructured problems and to make informed business and technical decisions in a dynamic environment.

Life-long Learning

Pursue life-long learning, including advanced degrees in areas relating to information systems and/or business.


Develop a sense of ethical values both for practice in the business community and for work as an information systems professional.