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Courses for a Degree in Information Systems

Information systems focuses on the machines and software that help people organize and analyze data. This major studies computer databases, networks and computer security.

For this major you’ll take lots of information systems classes. But you’ll also need to take classes in the arts, science, math, and social sciences to earn your bachelor’s degree. These extra courses help make sure that you graduate from college with all of the skills you’ll need to prepare for a successful career in information systems.

Here are some of the courses you might take to earn a degree in information systems:

Information Systems Courses:

  • Software Development
  • Systems Analysis and Design
  • Database Management Systems
  • Business Computer Networking
  • Project Management
  • Information Systems Electives

Core Business Courses:

  • Financial Accounting I
  • Managerial Accounting I
  • Introduction to Information Systems
  • Statistics
  • Finance
  • Principles of Microeconomics
  • Principles of Macroeconomics
  • Managerial Economics
  • Management Science and Operational Management
  • Marketing
  • Organizational Behavior
  • Business Law 

General Curriculum Requirements

  • Arts Courses: Art, History, Languages, Literature, Music
  • Math Courses: Algebra, Calculus, Computer Science, Logic, Statistics
  • Natural Sciences Courses: Astronomy, Biology, Chemistry, Environmental Science, Physics
  • Social Sciences Courses: Anthropology, Economics, Government, Psychology, Sociology