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Mr. Larry Falcetto
Associate Professor of Accounting
Interim Chair
School of Business
620-341-5345
lfalcett@emporia.edu

BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN BUSINESS - INFORMATION SYSTEMS MAJOR

2012-2013 Catalog

The information systems major is designed to prepare students for careers in business and industry in which utilization of information systems is a major function. This program has a solid foundation in the business curriculum and emphasizes computer systems and programming on micro-computers as well as large computer systems.

Degree Pattern for Information Systems Majors:

General Education  48 hours*
Business Core Requirements  36 hours
Information Systems Major Requirements  24 hours
Electives (Eleven of these hours must be in non-business courses.)  16 hours
   124 hours

 

Business Core Requirements (36 hours):

BC 104 Principles of Economics II 3 hours
IS 213 Mgmt Info Systems Concepts 3 hours
AC 223 Financial Accounting 3 hours
AC 233 Managerial Accounting I 3 hours
BU 255 Business Statistics 3 hours
BE 330 Business Communications 3 hours
FI 330 Fundamentals of Financial Mgmt 3 hours
MG 342 Principles of Mgmt & Org Behavior 3 hours
BU 353 Legal Environment of Business 3 hours
MK 360 Principles of Marketing 3 hours
MG 423 Operations Management 3 hours
MG 473 Business Policy*                                             3 hours

*Concurrent enrollment required in BU 099-Major Field Test in Business (No Credit)

 

Students have the option of choosing the Computer Information Systems (CIS) Track or the Management Information Systems (MIS) Track.

Information Systems Major Requirements

CIS Track (24 hours)

A. Required Courses (21 hours):

IS 283 COBOL Programming 3 hours
IS 333 Business Computer Systems Analysis 3 hours
IS 343 Web-Based Business Applications 3 hours
IS 393 Advanced Web-Based Applications 3 hours
IS 413 Data Base Concepts 3 hours
IS 503 Telecommunications and Networking Applications 3 hours
IS 523 Information Systems Design & Project Management 3 hours

 

B. Select 3 hours from the following:

IS 253 Visual Basic Programming 3 hours
IS 373 Principles of Electronic Commerce 3 hours
IS 463 Advanced Management Information Systems 3 hours
IS 490 Independent Study in Info Systems 3 hours
IS 500 Internship in CIS 3 hours
IS 505 Special Topics 3 hours
IS 543 Business Intelligence                                         3 hours

 

Information Systems Major Requirements

MIS Track (24 hours)

A. Required Courses (21 hours):

IS 253 Visual Basic Programming 3 hours 
IS 333 Business Computer Systems Analysis 3 hours
IS 373 Principles of Electronic Commerce 3 hours
IS 413 Data Base Concepts 3 hours
IS 463 Advanced Management Information Systems 3 hours
IS 503 Telecommunications & Networking Applications 3 hours
IS 523 Information Systems Design & Project Management 3 hours

 

B. Select 3 hours from the following:

IS 283 COBOL Programming 3 hours
IS 343 Web-Based Business Applications 3 hours
IS 490 Independent Study in Info Systems 3 hours
IS 500 Internship in CIS 3 hours
IS 505 Special Topics 3 hours
IS 543 Business Intelligence                                        3 hours

 

Electives (16 hours):
Electives must include 11 hours in non-business courses. At least 3 of the 16 elective hours must be upper level (courses numbered 300 or above.) If IS 253 or IS 283 is taken as an IS elective from Section B, at least 6 of these elective hours must be upper level (courses numbered 300 or above).

*If Personal Finance is taken, an additional 3 hours of non-business courses are required.

A minimum of 62 hours of the 124 hours needed for graduation must be in non-business courses. For this computation, up to 9 hours of economics and 6 hours of statistics are considered to be non-business.