What is an Information System?
An Information System is an integrated set of components for collecting, storing, processing data, information, knowledge and digital products. Businesses rely on information systems to manage their operations, interact with customers, suppliers and compete in the marketplace.
Extremely high job placement upon graduation. A graduate's average starting salary in 2012 was $49,500. Moreover, all Businesses need IT people.
There are currently more IS internships available than there are students available to fill them. It is also a College of Business requirement to complete an internship before graduation.
Connection to Campus and Community
Teaching with Current Technology
We have two state-of-the art labs available for student use: A 35-seat teaching lab featuring PCs and a small Mac Lab featuring 27" iMacs.
Software including: Windows Visual Studio, Oracle, ISS, Eclipse, Android, iOS, OS X and Xcode. This also includes DreamSpark
as well as VMWare.
Mac and PC access which includes a small Mac lab for IS students as well as an IS classroom with PC's available for student use. All computers are equipped with up to date and relevant software.
Created in collaboration with area businesses, classes provided to students offer various IS elements that include building web systems, mobile apps and Oracle databases.
This also includes object-oriented programming, agile software, web, mobile and ERP technology.