The Information Systems major provides students with the technical and theoretical competency to prepare them to enter the industry in software development or information technology and security-related areas. The major is available to all undergraduate students.
Complete 12 additional IST credits above IST 217, excluding IST 421 and 495
Information Systems majors are highly encouraged to complete the coursework required for the Information Technology and Security professional certificate.
Complete the following cognate courses:
Complete an IST faculty-approved experiential activity related to the student's emphasis area. Such activities include, but are not limited to, formal internships (IST 421 ) and industry experience (including full-time, part-time, work-study, and summer positions). Three credits of IST 421 Information Science and Technology Internship fulfill this requirement but do not count towards the 36 IST credits for the major.