Bachelor of Science in Information Systems and Analytics

A Bachelor of Science in Information Systems and Analytics has six basic components:

  1. General Education & Institutional Requirements (some may be included in program requirements)
  2. Degree Pre-Requirements
  3. Core Business Requirements
  4. Information Systems & Analytics Core Requirements
  5. Approved Electives
  6. Electives: college-level courses from any prefix to meet Graduation Requirements

DSU General Education & Institutional Requirements

All DSU General Education and Institutional requirements must be fulfilled. A previously earned degree may fulfill those requirements, but courses must be equivalent to DSU’s minimum General Education standards in American Institutions, English, and Mathematics.

Institutional Requirement in Computer Literacy
Computer Literacy0-6
General Education Core Requirements
Information Literacy0-1
American Institutions3-6
Life Sciences 3-10
Physical Sciences3-5
Laboratory Science0-1
Fine Arts3
Social & Behavioral Sciences3
Exploration 3-5
Two (2) Global & Cultural Perspectives Courses0-6
Pre-Information Systems and Analytics Requirements
ISA 1100
ISA 1400
ISA 2400
ACCT 2010Financial Accounting3
ACCT 2020Managerial Accounting3
CIS 2010Business Computer Proficiency3
COMM 1020Public Speaking3
or COMM 2110 Interpersonal Communication
ECON 2010Micro Economics3
BUS 2000Introduction to Career Strategies1
STAT 2040Business Statistics3
Business Core Requirements
BUS 3000Intermediate Career Strategies1
ENGL 3010Writing in the Professions3
FIN 3150Managerial Finance I3
ISA 3050
MGMT 3050Business Law I: Law in the Commercial Environment3
MGMT 3400Management & Organizations3
MGMT 3510Business Professional Ethics3
MGMT 3600Production & Operations3
MGMT 4800Strategic Management3
MKTG 3010Marketing Principles3
Information Systems & Analytics Core Requirements
ISA 3100
ISA 4450
ISA 4300
ISA 4450
ISA 4500
MGMT 4040Quantitative Decision Analysis3
ISA 4600Senior Project3
or MGMT 4200 Business Internship I
Electives: 12 credits from the following or other approved courses
Students may take any of the courses listed below or other approved electives. The elective list below has been divided into suggested tracks. Students should contact their academic advisor for more information on choosing elective coursework.
Analytics Track Suggested Courses
ISA 3020Structured Query Language for Business Users1
IT 4310Database Administration3
FIN 4380Financial Modeling and Decision Making3
ISA 4060Big Data Analytics3
ISA 4070Big Data Visualization3
MGMT 4040Quantitative Decision Analysis3
Systems Track Suggested Courses
IT 1200A+ Computer Hardware/Windows OS3
IT 3110Systems Design and Administration II3
IT 3150Windows Servers3
IT 3300Virtualization3
IT 4100Files Systems and Storage Technologies3
IT 4310Database Administration3
IT 4400Network Design & Management3
MGMT 4040Quantitative Decision Analysis3
Web Development Track Suggested Courses
DES 1300Design I3
IT 4200Advanced Web Delivery3
WEB 1400Web Design I: Fundamentals3
WEB 3400Web Design II: Essentials3
WEB 3500Electronic Commerce3
WEB 3550Internet & eCommerce Marketing3
Application Development Track Suggested Courses
CS 1410Object Oriented Programming3
CS 2420Introduction to Algorithms and Data Structures3
CS 3005Programming in C++3
CS 3010Mobile Application Development for Android3
CS 3020Mobile Application Development: iOS3
CS 3500Application Development3

Graduation Requirements

  1. Complete a minimum of 122 college-level credits (1000 and above).
  2. Complete at least 40 upper-division credits (3000 and above).
  3. Complete at least 30 upper-division credits at DSU for institutional residency.
  4. Cumulative GPA 2.0 or higher.
  5. Minimum B- grade in required CIS courses.
  6.  “C-” or higher grade in the business core, IS&A core, and IS&A elective courses and an overall GPA of at least 2.5 in course work required for the major.