The BSBA with a concentration in Information Systems Management degree is designed for the student seeking an entry-level position in the fast growing computer industry. It provides the technical knowledge and skills needed to be successful, as well as the business concepts to prepare you for a career in information management. The degree can be completed as a stand-alone degree or as a 2+2 program with the Associate of Applied Business degree with a concentration in Information Technology Management. See your advisor for more information.
Employers look favorably upon potential employees with backgrounds in both technology and business. This degree provides students with a solid core of business knowledge with technology skills in the area(s) they wish to pursue. It is absolutely essential that the student must be able to view information systems from the perspective of business and organizational needs.
Graduating students may enter employment as web developers, network technicians, operators, computer programmers, or microcomputer specialists in computer installations, to name a few of the possibilities. IS background in business provides students with the opportunity to pursue both technical and managerial careers in organizations that incorporate leading edge technologies. A firm background in business as well as IS provides those students interested in starting their own businesses the knowledge and tools necessary to be successful in the endeavor.
Kricker Hall has 4 computer labs with 25 PC's in each lab with overhead projector attached to the instructor's PC for class presentations. These PC's are upgraded every 3 years so that the labs are always state-of-the-art. Software is upgraded to match industry demands and latest versions.
An additional Network Lab is also located in KRI254 to give students hands-on experience in the fields of networking, hardware and security.