Bachelor of Science in Strategic Management of Information Systems
(B.S.-SMIS) emphasizes the strategies involved in managing technology and
information it generates.
program includes courses which provide a basic management foundation, including
such areas as critical thinking, management and leadership, statistics,
economics, and an introduction to management information systems.
such as project management, legal and ethical issues, and marketing provide an
introduction to the general environment of information systems in business,
while courses in database management, enterprise resource planning, and systems
analysis and design provide a more in-depth focus on specific strategies.
The core curriculum is
structured so that students take one course at a time in a designated sequence.
At the end of the course sequence, students are required to complete a capstone
course which integrates material from all of the previous coursework and apply
it to a real-world challenge or opportunity. A minimum of 120 undergraduate
credits is required for the B.S.-SMIS degree.