Information Systems Concentration

Primary Concentration

The concentration in information systems consists of five coursesfor a total of 15 credits. Requirements are detailed below:

Course Title Credits
ISGB 7902SYSTEM ANALYSIS & DESIGN3
ISGB 7910INFO SYSTEMS STRATEGY & MGMT3
Three advanced-level courses, suggested to be chosen from a Specialization 19
Total Credits15

Secondary Concentration

The secondary concentration consists of any three advanced level courses1 for a total of nine credits.

Specializations represent groups of courses that reflect the interests of students pursuing particular careers. They are not formal requirements, but represent the general recommendation of the faculty for pursuing particular career areas.

Business Analytics

Students prepare for careers in business analytics, a fast-growing area in all businesses. Students will be able to collect, clean, structure, integrate, and analyze data to drive management insight, informed decision-making and superior business performance. This track provides familiarity with concepts, frameworks, software tools and techniques, and trends in business analytics.

Courses in this group have the ISBA attribute.

Course Title Credits
ISGB 7975BUS ANALYTICS FOR MANAGERS3
ISGB 7977TEXT ANALYTICS3
ISGB 7978WEB ANALYTICS3
ISGB 7980BUS MODELING W/ADV SPRDSHEETS3
ISGB 7985DATA WAREHOUSING3
ISGB 7988BUSINESS PERFORMANCE AND RISK MANAGEMENT3
ISGB 7990BIG DATA ANALYTICS3

Students may also select from ISGB 7967 DATA MINING FOR BUSINESS or ISGB 7973 DATABASE MANAGEMENT as possible courses even though they do not have the ISBA attribute.

Digital Business Innovation

Prepares students to drive business transformation through digital business technologies. Students will acquire an in-depth understanding of cutting-edge digital business trends such as e-commerce, mobile commerce, cloud computing, social technologies, and tech startups. Students will be able to understand and exploit disruptive digital innovation.

Courses in this group have the ISDB attribute.

Course Title Credits
ISGB 7901E BUSINESS STRATEGIES & APPL3
ISGB 7924MOBILE E-COMMERCE & APPS3
ISGB 7945IT AND SUSTAINABILITY3
ISGB 7978WEB ANALYTICS3

Students specializing in the digital business innovation track should also consider taking the Technology and Innovation Management course as one of their electives. 

Enterprise Architecture

Prepares students to architect and build business systems, as well as to implement, manage, and leverage enterprise systems within organizations. The resulting systems will provide foundations for redesigned business processes, enterprise-wide integration and information sharing, novel services, and innovative business models. This track also includes a number of industry-specific courses that provide an in-depth understanding of IT applications within a specific industry, such as healthcare.

Courses in this group have the ISEA attribute.

Course Title Credits
ISGB 7905WEB APPLICATIONS DEVELOPMENT3
ISGB 7922HEALTHCARE IT3
ISGB 7955PROJECT MANAGEMENT3
ISGB 7973DATABASE MANAGEMENT3
ISGB 7975BUS ANALYTICS FOR MANAGERS3
ISGB 7985DATA WAREHOUSING3

Students specializing in the enterprise architecture track should also consider taking the Supply Chain Management course as one of their electives.