The Bachelor of Science (B.S.) with a major in information systems (IS) prepares students for the different and challenging tasks facing information technology professionals. The students in this program acquire the skills and knowledge they need to succeed in information technology careers. Areas of studies include computer network installation and maintenance, CISCO routing and switching technology, Microsoft Windows Server design and implementation, e-commerce, database management, Web development and object-oriented programming.
Coursework in this program emphasizes hands-on skills using CISCO routers and switches, object-oriented programming, Web design and system development projects. Students completing the program are introduced to information technology certifications. The IS program is designed to satisfy the needs of transfer students who earn an appropriate associate's degree from a qualified technical/community college. Courses completed for an associate's degree provide the foundation required for the B.S. in IS at Eastern New Mexico University.
The Bachelor of Science in information systems requires 27 hours of upper-division information systems credits. This degree has a 51-hour major and requires a minor.
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The new Bachelor of Science in information systems program was not included as part of the ACBSP accreditation, and therefore is not accredited.