B.S. in Business Administration, Information Systems
This Business Administration – Information Systems program at Colorado State University is designed to provide students with a comprehensive knowledge of computer information systems along with the skills necessary for effective decision making in a business environment that is diverse, global, and highly competitive.
|Full-time Duration:||4 years|
|Starting in:||January, August|
|Tuition Fee:||$31,712 per year|
|Location:||Fort Collins, CO, United States|
This Business Administration – Information Systems program at Colorado State University provides students with a broad understanding of business and a sound foundation in computer fundamentals and programming, systems analysis and design, networking, database design and implementation, project management, mobile and web applications, data analytics, and information and systems security. Graduates acquire the knowledge and skills to apply information technologies to solve business problems, providing a wide variety of career opportunities.
Learning outcomes in the Information Systems concentration use a tiered model based on a student’s year in school. Learning outcomes build on the previous year’s learning outcomes. Upon graduation all of the learning outcomes will be achieved.
Students will demonstrate the ability to:
- Design, write and test computer programs
- Gather requirements and analyze and design information systems
- Model, implement, query and administer databases
- Plan and manage information technology projects
- Configure and manage computer systems and networks
- Prepare and analyze data and deliver data-driven solutions
- Develop business applications for different platforms and devices
- Assess and secure information technology assets against cyber security threats
Computing-related careers are characterized by a rapid rate of change driven by technological developments. Participating in paid or voluntary work, internships, and cooperative education opportunities is highly recommended, to keep students abreast of new developments and to help them benefit from networking to enhance employment opportunities.
Examples of career opportunities include, but are not limited to: applications developer, business/systems analyst, business intelligence analyst, cybersecurity manager, data analyst, database developer/administrator, IT consultant, IT project manager, information security analyst, software engineer/developer, network administrator, user interface designer, and web developer/administrator.
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Sara Bombaci // Master of Science
- Introduction to Business
- Introduction to Financial Accounting
- Introduction to Managerial Accounting
- Ethics in Contemporary Organizations
- Information Technology in Business
- Application Design and Development
- Principles of Macroeconomics
- Statistics for Business Students