One of the most significant business developments of this generation is the creation of Enterprise-wide computing systems. These huge computer systems are now the backbone of all the major corporations in the US and around the world. Companies are constantly looking for IS experts to create, update and manage these systems.
- INFO SYS 445 Introduction to Enterprise Planning Systems
- INFO SYS 446 Enterprise Resource Planning Systems Configuration and Implementation
- Plus three credits from (IS majors must take INFO SYS 481):
- INFO SYS 481 Project Management
- INFO SYS 314 Systems Analysis
This emphasis is recommended for students who wish to be able to analyze, manage and use information systems within their functional area of expertise in business and to prepare themselves to work with information systems professionals in accessing information needs, developing requirements and implementing solutions. Not open to MIS majors.
The future is mobile! We see the smart phones and tablets all around us and for good reason. Those devices allow businesses to make their processes much more agile by giving employees the information they need at their finger tips. Developing web and mobile apps is very rewarding as you can immediately see your efforts be used by a large user group. With the web and mobile development emphasis, you will be able to create compelling apps and services in any company. Graduates with these skills are in very strong demand in the market place.
Businesses are facing unprecedented challenges in adapting to a new reality of social media, blogs, wikis, collaborative filtering, social search, user-generated content, mobile applications and social networking. This emphases is designed to provide you with knowledge about new technologies and media that you can use to supplement your skills in your existing major.