The Department of Management, Marketing and Information Systems offers a wide range of information systems courses to support the B.S.B.A. degree (Bachelor of Science in Business Administration) with a major in information systems. The Information Systems major is designed to prepare the student for careers working with today's and tomorrow's computer-based information systems. Students interested in designing and developing information systems should select the Management Information Systems Concentration, while students interested in using information systems and/or training others to use information systems should select the Office Information Systems Concentration. Both concentrations build upon a foundation of computer literacy which emphasizes hands-on skills. These skills are practiced and polished in a network environment that encourages the collaborative problem solving approaches being used in modern organizations.
Management Information Systems Concentration
The Management Information Systems concentration is designed to prepare the student for organizational roles involving the design, development, and administration of information systems. Typical positions include systems analyst, programmer, network administrator, computer consultant, computer applications support specialist.
Office Information Systems Concentration
The Office Information Systems concentration stresses the integration of people, procedures and technology to produce information in the office environment. Emphasis is on computer applications, technology management strategies, software selection, and end-user training/support. Interpersonal, written, and oral communications skills are developed. Possible career paths for graduates include software support specialist, administrative assistant, records manager, office manager, training specialist, and office system analyst.
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