|Management, Marketing, Computer Science, and Information Systems
Information Systems Major
The Department of Management, Marketing, Computer Science 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.
Two-Year Certification Program in Office Information Systems
The two-year program in Office Information Systems is designed to prepare students to gain knowledge and skills in modern office technology in the shortest possible time. The major is intended to enable a student to specialize in a chosen field and still obtain college credits which may all be applied toward a degree in information systems
Certificate Program in End-user Computing
The certificate program is designed for individuals who wish to enhance their current fields of study by specialized study in End-User Computing. In order for the credit to count toward the Certificate in End-User Computing, a student must earn at least a "C" in each of the course in the program.