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Program Description

Information Systems is designed to teach theories, models, tools, and techniques needed to use information technology in innovative and effective business administration. Information Systems (IS) is defined as the use of computers and information to enable people and organizations to be more creative and productive. This is an accelerated degree developed for adults who can demonstrate a minimum level of experience in information systems and may or may not have college credits.

Program Goals:

The Information Systems program focuses on using information systems to confront and resolve business and management problems. The goals of the program include:

1.      To develop proficiency in the application of information systems, including the identification of IS requirements, the design and development of IS systems, and the implementation of IS in business situations.

2.      To develop in all students the interpersonal skills necessary for effective participation in teams and groups.

3.      To enhance the analytical, critical thinking, and decision-making skills of each individual student.

4.      To develop and cultivate a sense of purpose, responsibility, and ethical behavior among individuals.

5.      To enhance the student’s written and spoken communication skills.

6.      To develop proficiency in the application of computer technologies.

Delivery Format

1.      Online

Information Systems- Course Sequence*

Note: Online students are required to successfully complete INT 010 Online Prep prior to beginning their course sequence.

GEN 310 Critical Thinking and Online Study (4 credits)

BIS 290 Fundamentals of Information Systems (4 credits)

BIS 300 Database Design and Development (4 credits)

ENG 361 Advanced Business Report Writing (4 credits)

BIS 350 Computer Architecture (4 credits)

BIS 355 Information Systems Security Policy and Procedure (4 credits)

MAT 205 Math for Information Systems (4 credits)

ACC 304 Current Issues in Financial Accounting (4 credits)

MGT 362 Information Systems Management Theory (4 credits)

MGT 366 Organizational Development and Behavior (4 credits)

BUS 420 E-Business Strategy and Design (4 credits)

BIS 400 Systems Analysis (4 credits)

BUS 430 Business Data Communications (4 credits)

BIS 410 Distributed Systems Development (4 credits)

BIS 480 Project Management Capstone (4 credits)

Transfer/Elective Credits: 60*

Total Credit Hours: 120

*The BBA-IS Program is an accelerated online degree completion program. Students need approximately two years of college credits to begin the core sequence. Medaille offers undergraduate coursework to help you reach this minimum credit level.