Information Systems & IT Management

The SPCS Information Systems Program offers the following programs of study:

  • Major in Information Security

    InfoSec Major Program of Study

    The undergraduate major in Information Security is available for the Bachelor of Science in Professional Studies (BSPS).

    Total: 30 semester hours

    Professional Core

    9 semester hours

    • LDSP 368U Leadership in the Global Environment
    • HUM 300U Applied Ethics
    • MATH 265U Applied Statistics

    Required

    10 semester hours

    • ISYS 302U Local Area Networks (LAN)
    • ISYS 303U IT Security
    • ISYS 491U IT Security Planning & Risk Management

    Focus

    11 semester hours from the following:

    • ISYS 306U Systems Analysis
    • ISYS 308U Digital Forensics
    • ISYS 311U Database Design
    • ISYS 312U Predictive Analytics
    • ISYS 314U Data Vizualization
    • ISYS 315U Big Data Analytics
    • ISYS 350U History of IT
    • ISYS 355U Computer Programming in Java
    • ISYS 360U Electronic Commerce
    • ISYS 365U Cloud Computing: Infrastructure & Services
    • ISYS 370U Introduction to Ethical Hacking & Pen Testing
    • ISYS 375U IT Control and Audit
    • ISYS 398U Selected Topics
    • ISYS 399U Independent Study
    • ISYS 450U Project Management
    • ISYS 490U Managing IT
    • ISYS 492U Consulting and Design of Online Systems
    • LAW 325U Cyber Law
    • MGMT 342U Managing Business Processes
  • Major in IT Management

    ITM Major Program of Study

    The undergraduate major in IT Management is available for the Bachelor of Science in Professional Studies (BSPS).

    Total: 30 semester hours

    Professional Core

    9 semester hours

    • LDSP 368U Leadership in the Global Environment
    • HUM 300U Applied Ethics
    • MATH 265U Applied Statistics

    Required Core

    10 semester hours. Select at least one (1) 400-level course.

    • ISYS 306U Systems Analysis and Design
    • ISYS 311U Database Design/Business Intelligence
    • ISYS 450U Project Management
    • ISYS 490U Managing IT
    • ISYS 492U Consulting and Design of Online Systems

    Focus Courses

    11-12 semester hours selected from the following courses

    • ISYS 302U Local Area Networks
    • ISYS 303U IT Security
    • ISYS 308U Digital Forensics
    • ISYS 312U Predictive Analytics
    • ISYS 314U Data Vizualization
    • ISYS 315U Big Data Analytics
    • ISYS 350U History of IT
    • ISYS 355U Computer Programming in Java
    • ISYS 360U Electronic Commerce
    • ISYS 365U Cloud Computing: Infrastructure & Services
    • ISYS 370U Introduction to Ethical Hacking & Pen Testing
    • ISYS 375U IT Control and Audit
    • ISYS 398U Selected Topics
    • ISYS 399U Independent Study
    • ISYS 450U Project Management
    • ISYS 490U Managing IT
    • ISYS 491U IT Security Planning/Risk Management
    • ISYS 492U Consulting and Design of Online Systems
    • LAW 325U CyberLaw
    • MGMT 342U Managing Business Processes
  • Information Systems Minor

    ISYS Minor Program of Study

    The undergraduate minor in Information Systems is available for the BSPS and BALA.

    Total: 18 semester hours

    Minor

    18 semester hours from the courses listed. Students considering future graduate study should check entrance requirements for several programs before making selections.

    • ISYS 302U Local Area Networks
    • ISYS 303U IT Security
    • ISYS 306U Systems Analysis and Design
    • ISYS 308U Digital Forensics
    • ISYS 311U Database Design/Business Intelligence
    • ISYS 312U Predictive Analytics
    • ISYS 314U Data Visualization
    • ISYS 315U Big Data Analytics
    • ISYS 350U History of IT
    • ISYS 355U Computer Programming in Java
    • ISYS 360U Electronic Commerce
    • ISYS 365U Cloud Computing: Infrastructure & Services
    • ISYS 370U Introduction to Ethical Hacking & Pen Testing
    • ISYS 375U IT Control and Audit
    • ISYS 398U Selected Topics
    • ISYS 450U Project Management
    • ISYS 490U Managing IT
    • ISYS 491U IT Security Planning/Risk Management
    • ISYS 492U Consulting and Design of Online Systems
    • LAW 325U CyberLaw
    • MGMT 342U Managing Business Processes
  • Certificate in Information Security

    CAS-InfoSec Program of Study

    An earned bachelor’s degree is required to enroll in this certificate program.

    Total: 21 semester hours

    Required

    10 semester hours

    • ISYS 302U Local Area Networks (LAN)
    • ISYS 303U IT Security
    • ISYS 491U IT Security Planning & Risk Management

    Elective

    11 semester hours selected from the courses listed. Only sections of ISYS 398U with a security focus will count toward the certificate.

    • ISYS 301U Global Telecommunications Tech and Policy
    • ISYS 306U Systems Analysis and Design
    • ISYS 308U Digital Forensics
    • ISYS 311U Database Design/Business Intelligence
    • ISYS 312U Predictive Analytics
    • ISYS 314U Data Vizualization
    • ISYS 315U Big Data Analytics
    • ISYS 350U History of IT
    • ISYS 355U Computer Programming in Java
    • ISYS 360U Electronic Commerce
    • ISYS 365U Cloud Computing: Infrastructure and Services
    • ISYS 370U Introduction to Ethical Hacking and Pen Testing
    • ISYS 375U IT Control and Audit
    • ISYS 398U Selected Topics
    • ISYS 399U Independent Study
    • ISYS 450U Project Management
    • ISYS 490U Managing IT
    • ISYS 492U Consulting and Design of Online Systems
    • LAW 325U CyberLaw
    • MGMT 342U Managing Business Processes
  • Certificate in Information Systems

    CAS-ISYS Program of Study

    An earned bachelor’s degree is required to enroll in this certificate program.

    21 semester hours

    Certificate

    21 semester hours from the courses listed. Students considering future graduate study should check entrance requirements for several programs before making selections. Graduate programs generally require ISYS 302U, ISYS 306U, ISYS 311U, and/or ISYS 355U as undergraduate prerequisites.

    • ISYS 302U Local Area Networks
    • ISYS 303U IT Security
    • ISYS 306U Systems Analysis and Design
    • ISYS 308U Digital Forensics
    • ISYS 311U Database Design/Business Intelligence
    • ISYS 315U Big Data Analytics
    • ISYS 350U History of IT
    • ISYS 355U Computer Programming in Java
    • ISYS 360U Electronic Commerce
    • ISYS 365U Cloud Computing: Infrastructure & Services
    • ISYS 370U Introduction to Ethical Hacking & Pen Testing
    • ISYS 375U IT Control & Audit
    • ISYS 398U Selected Topics
    • ISYS 399U Independent Study
    • ISYS 450U Project Management
    • ISYS 490U Managing IT
    • ISYS 491U IT Security Planning/Risk Management
    • ISYS 492U Consulting and Design of Online Systems
    • LAW 325U CyberLaw
    • MGMT 342U Managing Business Processes