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BS in Information Systems

National University
Program overview
Bachelor's degree
Scholarships available
English
Start dates
San Diego
Intakes monthly

San Diego
Intakes monthly

Program description

BS in Information Systems

Gain the skills you need to plan, coordinate, and direct computer-related activities in the corporate world and beyond by earning a Bachelor of Science in Information Systems. Throughout the BSIS program, you’ll learn how to help determine the information technology goals of an organization and take responsibility for implementing computer systems to meet those goals.

The program links business and technology across fields as diverse as healthcare and criminal justice and includes coursework in IT mainstays such as data communications, systems analysis, system development, database administration, project management, computer forensics, health information management, and quality/information assurance.

Admission requirements

  • All entering undergraduate students without prior college level English and/or Math courses must take the ACCUPLACER mathematics and English evaluation as part of the admissions process. The results of the evaluation are printed immediately and a copy is provided to the student. Read more about Placement by Evaluation. The ACCUPLACER may be taken once at no charge. Subsequent examinations can be repeated after 14 days for a $5 fee. Applicants who have not earned an Associate’s degree from a regionally accredited institution or who have completed fewer than 90 quarter (60 semester) units of transferable college credit must have graduated from high school, passed a high school level proficiency test or received a Certificate of Proficiency from a state Department of Education.
  • Applicants who are considered first time students based on the criteria below must attend an orientation course through WES Training and Development prior to enrolling.
    • Never attended a college or university
    • Education experience is limited to:
      • Competency based education
      • College level courses completed during high school
      • Advanced Placement (AP) credit
      • Military service or training
      • Prior learning credit (CLEP, Dantes, Excelsior, portfolio assessment, etc.)
  • High school graduates transferring from regionally accredited colleges and universities are admitted as degree students if their cumulative GPA is 2.0 or higher. Applicants with a GPA below 2.0 may be admitted on probationary admission if the Committee on the Application of Standards (Committee) judges that there is sufficient evidence of potential to complete college studies. Applicants below a 2.0 may submit a petition letter to their advisor for review by the Committee.
  • Individual degree programs may have additional admission requirements.
  • Complete an application for admission and enrollment agreement.

For more information about admission requirements, please visit the university website.


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Program content

Requirements for the Major

Core Requirements

  • Information Systems
  • Technology Project Management
  • Systems Analysis & Integration
  • Database Management Systems
  • Enterprise Architecture
  • IT Infrastructure
  • IS Strategy, Mgt. & Acquisition
  • Computer Ethics
  • Information Systems Project I
  • Information Systems Project II

Concentration in Business Management

Business Management Concentration is 4 courses from Business

  • General models of business
  • Business models
  • Business process design and management
  • Organizational theory
  • Business strategy
  • Evaluation of business performance
  • Analysis of organizational performance.
  • Analysis of individual and team performance
  • Business analytics
  • Business intelligence

Requirements for the Concentration

  • of Mgmt. & Organizations
  • Info Mgmt. in Organizations
  • E-Business

Concentration in Information Management

Scholarships & funding

Several scholarship options are available. Please check the university website for more information.

Program delivery

On Campus or Online

Study when and where it’s convenient for you with evening, weekend, and 100% online classes.

Tuition fees

Please visit the university website for more information about tuition fees.

Qualification

Program Learning Outcomes

  • Apply analytical and critical thinking skills, and information systems concepts for solving organizational problems.
  • Discuss the potential global impact of specific information systems solutions.
  • Evaluate and implement organizational planning, design, and integration of information systems solutions in competitive environment.
  • Plan and design organizational communications infrastructure and networking topology.
  • Improve strategic information management procedures and processes.
  • Identify innovative and efficient solutions to solve organizational problems.

Career opportunities

Entry Level Positions

  • Assistant analyst
  • Manufacturing engineer
  • Software developer
  • LAN administrator
  • programsr analyst
  • Web design

Further Education/Experience Often Required

  • Consultant
  • Programming supervisor
  • Systems analyst
  • Systems integration services consultant
  • Associate consultant
  • Software engineer

Employers of Computer and Information Sciences Majors

  • Business & industry
  • Consulting firms
  • Banks and investment firms
  • Colleges/universities
  • Government
  • Telecommunications
  • Professional and technical journals
  • Research & development
  • International agencies
  • Military

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National University

Since 1971, National University (NU) has been dedicated to meeting the needs of our students by providing accessible, affordable, and achievable higher education opportunities. Since its founding, the NU community has grown to 25,000 students (400 international students from over...


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National University

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92123 San Diego California
United States of America

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