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2011-2012 Undergraduate Bulletin [Archived Catalog]

Information Systems (B.S.)


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Program: B.S.
Department of Computer Science 
College of Engineering, Technology, and Computer Science

Engineering, Technology, and Computer Science Building 125 ~ 260-481-6803 ~ www.cs.ipfw.edu


The student learning outcomes for the degree are as follows:

  • An ability to apply knowledge of computing and mathematics appropriate to the discipline.
  • An ability to apply knowledge of computing and mathematics appropriate to the discipline.
  • An ability to design, implement, and evaluate a computer-based system, process, component, or program to meet desired needs.
  • An ability to function effectively on teams to accomplish a common goal.
  • An understanding of professional, ethical, legal, security and social issues and responsibilities.
  • An ability to communicate effectively with a range of audiences. 
  • An ability to analyze the local and global impact of computing on individuals, organizations, and society.
  • Recognition of the need for and an ability to engage in continuing professional development.
  • An ability to use current techniques, skills, and tools necessary for computing practice.
  • An understanding of processes that support the delivery and management of information systems within a specific application environment. 

The Bachelor of Science in Information Systems emphasizes the design and use of Information Systems for the management of information in the modern corporate and organizational enironment.The Bachelor of Science in Information Systems prepares you for a career as a computer professional as well as for possible graduate study.

The Computer Science department also offers the Bachelor of Science in Information Systems,  an Associate of Science in Information System, a Bachelor of Science and Bachelor of Arts in Computer Schience. In addition to the degrees, the department ofers a minor in Information Systems, and a minor in Informatics.

In addition to satisfying the requirements of IPFW (see Part 8 ) and the College of Engineering, Technology, and Computer Science (see Part 4 ), you must complete the courses required for the A.S. with a major in Information Systems (see above) and the following additional courses. Only courses in your major field for which you have earned a grade of C or better can be applied to the degree or used to satisfy prerequisites. A maximum of 10 credits of D grades (including any from the A.S. program) will be accepted in other courses.

  • Credits in approved second course in business or economics Credits: 3
  • Credits in approved advanced communication course Credits: 3
  • Additional credits in approved electives Credits: 10

IPFW General Education Requirements Credits: 9


Area IV—Humanistic Thought Credits: 3


See Part 2 General Education Requirements for approved courses 

Area V—Creative and Artistic Expression Credits: 3


See Part 2 General Education Requirements for approved courses 

One of the following approved Business or Economics Credits:3


Approved Advanced Communication Course Credits: 3


 Any COM or ENG Wxx course with a prerequisite of COM 114 or ENG W131 

Approved Concentration Elective Credits: 15


See the Computer Science department for details
 

Total Including 61 from A.S. Credits: 124


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