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ARCHIVED 2020-21 Undergraduate Catalog 
ARCHIVED 2020-21 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Information Systems

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Offered on the Crete and Lincoln campuses

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. 

Requirements for the Information Systems Major:

Complete the following 36 credits:

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.


Complete a minor outside IST or an additional major. 

Four-Year Plan

Advising Guide - Information Systems - Coming soon 

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