Information Systems

What do you like to do: use technology; create websites; invent new technologies; work in teams

Definition: Information systems are the perfect blend of business and technology. Information systems majors learn to design and build computer-based systems that allow businesses to carry out their day-to-day operations.

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You will learn how to:

  • Design, build, and query a database to apply correct principles of data storage and extraction
  • Master essential programming concepts & Java syntax
  • Develop critical thinking skills by using programming logic to solve business processing problems
  • Analyze business processes to evaluate appropriateness of controls, recommend improvements, and report deficiencies

Other things to do:

  • Consulting Capstone Project
  • Join the Association for Systems Management club
  • Compete in national competitions
  • Complete an on-campus and/or a company internship

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  • Management consultant
  • Project manager
  • Systems designer
  • Business analyst
  • Business process consultant
  • IT consultant
  • Web developer

Sample of Potential Companies:

  • Adobe
  • Apple
  • Novell
  • American Express
  • USAA
  • PepsiCo
  • FBI
  • Goldman Sachs
  • HP
  • Honeywell
  • Intel
  • JCPenney
  • Accenture
  • Grant Thornton
  • Deloitte & Touche
  • Microsoft
  • Lockheed Martin

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