Information Systems & Information Technology

What Is It?:

Information Systems and Information Technology provides students the skills necessary to understand and manage information, information technology development, systems analysis, e-business management, and electronic commerce.

For more information, please visit the Department of Business Administration.

Courses That Introduce the Major:

  • Pre-College of Business Coursework
    • ECON 102—Microeconomics Principles
    • ECON 103—Macroeconomics Principles
    • MATH Sequence (see website for options)
    • CS 105—Introduction to Computing: Non-Tech

Students should consult with an academic advisor regarding course selection prior to the advanced registration period.

Possible Career Opportunities:

  • Project Manager
  • Process Analyst
  • Computer Information Systems Manager
  • Management Information Systems Director
  • Chief Technology Officer
  • Chief Information Officer
  • LAN/WAN Manager
  • Business Consultant

Common Career Titles Related to this Major:

(Some careers may require education beyond an undergraduate degree)

  • Data Communications Analyst
  • Consultant
  • End-User Computing Manager
  • Inventory Manager
  • Product Development Manager
  • Quality Assurance Analyst
  • Medical Systems Designer
  • Applications Programmer
  • Operating Systems Programmer
  • Software Tester
  • Web Master
  • Telecommunications Manager

Enhancing Your Academic Experience:

  • Participating in undergraduate research
  • Applying for a study abroad experience
  • Utilizing resources of The Career Center
  • Joining a Registered Student Organization (RSO) related to this major, such as:
    • Association for Information Systems: Progresses knowledge in the use of IT to improve organizational performance and individual quality of work life.
    • Business Leaders of Today: Prepares members for professional life after college within their careers and how to effectively be a leader.

Related Skills:

  • Math & Science skills
  • Research
  • Design systems
  • Oral & Written communication skills
  • Understanding of computer programs
  • Active listening skills
  • Critical thinking
  • Investigating data to solve problems
  • Ability to prepare technical reports
  • Work independently and on a team

Further Information:

For more information on what you can do with a major in Information Systems and Information Technology, visit The Career Center’s webpage: What Can I Do With This Major.

There are several professional organizations dedicated to Information Systems and Information Technology.  Their websites might be able to provide a glimpse in the world of ISIT.  These organizations include Association for Information Systems and Association of Information Technology Professionals.

For more information on the classes needed for a degree in Information Systems and Information Technology, visit Undergraduate Programs.