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About Information Systems

Information Sytems is to analyze, design, develop, and manage business information systems for effective operations and decision making. A successful information system student must excel in both in-depth understanding of business context, and solid technical abilities.

We prepare students’ core competency through our 3 core courses:

  • IS 340 Business Application Programming
  • IS 380 Database Management Systems
  • IS 385 System Analysis an Design

The followings are specializations (Download: Specialization and Course Mapping)

Business Application Development

For students who want to specialize in E-Commerce, Mobile, and Internet Application Development:

  • IS 340 Business Application Programming
  • IS 445 Internet Application
  • IS 457 Wireless and Mobile Application
  • IS 483 Java Programming
  • IS 484 E-Commerce

For students who want to specialize in Database and Enterprise Systems Application Development:

  • IS 340 Business Application Programming
  • IS 380 Database
  • IS 480 Advanced Database Systems
  • IS 482 Enterprise Systems

Business Analysts

Analyze, design, and enhance business processes and application systems by bring business users and technical users together. This jobs requires excellent communication skills, fast grasps of clients’ business processes and system architecture, leadership and project management skills, problem solving and recommend solutions to clients. View Sample job description.

For students who want to become a business analyst, the recommended courses are:

  • IS 301 Business Communications
  • IS 385 System Analysis and Design
  • IS 482 Enterprise Systems
  • IS 495 IS Project Management

Business Analytics

Business analytics, data mining. Analyzing business data to provide pattern analysis and decision support. Strong  statistical background, data analysis ability, and query language. Sample job description

For students who want to specialize in business analytics area, the recommended courses are:

  • IS 310 Statistics
  • IS 320 Quantitative Analysis
  • IS 470 Business Intelligence

Network and Security

Administration and management of corporate network. Performs security analysis and design, project planning, control, and implementation. Information security planning, engineering and architecture for the organization. Sample job description

For students who want to become a network and security analyst, the recommended courses are:

  • IS 355 Telecommunications
  • IS 455 Local Area Network
  • IS 456 System Security
  • IS 456 Network Simulation