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B.S. in Information Science & Technology


  Information Science and Technology specialists empower the  global business  community through the careful management of data and its supporting technology.They must be technologically sophisticated  innovators and savvy users of the rapidly changing computing discipline.  
     
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  There are many paths in front of the graduates of the IST program.They could work with users to establish requirements or manage an information system project.  They might administrate a family of databases or oversee a mobile network.  They could be involved in information security and assurance.  
     
 

What can you do with this degree?  Typical career paths include: 

  Business Operations   Management of Information Technology  
  Business Process Design   Multimedia Systems  
  Computer Networks   Project Management  
  Database Design   Sales, Marketing  
  E-Commerce & Internet   Software Systems  
  Entrepreneurship   Telecommunications  
  Human-Computer Interaction   Web Design  
 
     
 
 

 B.S. Information Science & Technology (120 Credit Hours)

 
   

Information Science & Technology Core and Electives
(27 credit hours)

  • Information Science & Technology Core (18 credit hours)
  • Information Science & Technology Electives (9 credit hours)

10 Minors are available with use of IST/Free Electives*

*Business & Management Systems Minor is included in the curriculium. 
Application Required.

 
   

Common Department Core Classes (27 credit hours)

  • Information Technology (12 credit hours)
  • Business, Finance & Management (12 credit hours)
  • Entrepreneurship Capstone (3 credit hours)
 
   

General Education & Free Electives (66 credit hours)

  • Sciences, Psychology (10 credit hours)
  • Mathematics- Algebra, Calculus, Statistics (10 credit hours)
  • Humanities, History, Government, Economics ( 18 credit hours)
  • Commuication Skills (15 credit hours)
  • Free Electives (12 credit hours)
 
 
 

New Course on BIG DATA ANALYTICS

Announced for Spring 2014

For more details, please refer to Introduction to Big Data Analytics

 
     
 

 Degree Information 

   IST Curriculum Checklist  
   IST Four Year Sample Plan  
   Course Descriptions  
   Which Computing Degree is Right for You?  
 
 

 Minors Available 

   Business  
   Information Science & Technology  
   Digital Supply Chain Management  
   Electronic & Social Commerce  
   Enterprise Resource Planning  
   Entrepreneurship  
   Finance  
   Management  
   Marketing  
   Mobile Business & Technology  
 
 

 For more information: 

 

Contact:

Diane Read, MBA

Education Program Specialist

573-341-4184

email or Schedule a Visit

 
 
 

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