University Catalog

Information Assurance and Information Systems

Chairperson:  Susantha Herath
Address:
443 Centennial Hall
Phone: 320.308.2174
Email: is@stcloudstate.edu
Website: www.stcloudstate.edu/is

BS in Information Systems (36 credits)


Admission Requirements

Notes

  • Only students admitted to a business major or minor program and who have completed 60 semester credits (junior standing) may enroll in 300 and 400 level courses. IS Department permission required for all other students.
  • See Pre-Business Advising Office for communication electives.

Program Requirements

Upper Division Business Core: These courses taken after admittance to a major: FIRE 371, IS 340, MGMT 301, MGMT 383, MGMT 497, MKTG 320, MKTG 333 (or other approved communication elective), PHIL 484. IS Major Required Courses (21 credits): IS 250, IS 356, IS 363, IS 443, IS 450, IS 451, IS 460

Electives

15 credits. (IS 301 may not be used as an elective). Up to 6 credits of electives may come from the Computer Science/Computer Networking and Applications or a related program with prior approval of the IS major advisor. Select 3 credits from one of the following: IS 344, IS 359, IS 444

Students fulfill the University's Upper Division Writing Requirement by successfully completing IS 443.


BS in 5 Year BS/MS Track (141 - 144 credits)


Admission Requirements

  • GPA: 3.10 or higher
  • Must have completed the 21 required undergraduate IS core credits.

Notes

  • In addition to the undergraduate core, students will complete an 18 credit graduate core, various elective requirements and plan requirements.
  • Only SCSU students enrolled in BSIS program are eligible for the 5-year M.S.

PLAN A


Option(s): Thesis
Credits: 141
Core: IA 606, IA 612, IA 643, IA 673, IA 681
Electives: Select 9 credits from one of the concentrations with approval of the program director. Information Management Concentration: IA 644, IA 659, IA 680, IA 683, IA 693, IS 559, CNA 574, IS 583, MBA 640, MBA 634. Networking Concentration: IA 644, IA 659, IA 680, CNA 540, CNA 551, CNA 573, CNA 574, CNA 585, CNA 601, CNA 650. Note: Either CNA 585 or CNA 601 (cannot count both in the program).
Research: IA 699

PLAN B


Option(s): Starred Paper(s)
Credits: 144
Core: IA 606, IA 612, IA 643, IA 673, IA 681
Electives: Select 9 credits from one of the concentrations with approval of the program director. Information Management Concentration: IA 644, IA 659, IA 680, IA 683, IA 693, IS 559, CNA 574, IS 583, MBA 640, MBA 634. Networking Concentration: IA 644, IA 659, IA 680, CNA 540, CNA 551, CNA 573, CNA 574, CNA 585, CNA 601, CNA 650. Note: Either CNA 585 or CNA 601 (cannot count both in the program).
Research: IA 697



Minor in Information Systems-Business Majors (15 credits)


Admission Requirements

  • GPA: 2.65
  • Admitted to a major

Notes

  • Only students admitted to a business major or minor program and who have completed 60 semester credits (junior Standing) may enroll in 300 and 400 level courses. IS Department permission required for all other students.

Program Requirements

IS 250 or equivalent, IS 356.

Electives

9 credits of IS electives selected with prior approval of the IS minor advisor.

Minor in Information Systems - Non-Business (24 credits)


Admission Requirements

  • GPA: 2.65
  • Admitted to a major

Notes

  • Non-business majors who elect to minor in business may take no more than 30 credits of their total university work in the Herberger Business School.
  • Only students admitted to a business major or minor program and who have completed 60 semester credits (junior Standing) may enroll in 300 and 400 level courses. IS Department permission required for all other students.

Program Requirements

IS 250 or equivalent programming course, IS 340, IS 356. 6 credits from ACCT 201, ACCT 291, BLAW 235, FIRE 371, MGMT 301, MKTG 320.

Electives

9 credits of IS electives, selected with prior approval of the IS minor advisor.

Minor in Information Systems-BES (24 credits)


Admission Requirements

  • GPA: 2.65
  • Admitted to a major

Notes

  • Non-business majors who elect to minor in business may take no more than 30 credits of their total university work in the Herberger Business School.
  • Only students admitted to a business major or minor program and who have completed 60 semester credits (junior standing) may enroll in 300 and 400 level courses. IS Department permission required for all other students.

Program Requirements

IS 250 or equivalent programming course, IS 340, IS 356. 6 credits from ACCT 291, BLAW 235, FIRE 371, MGMT 301, MKTG 320.

Electives

9 credits of IS electives, selected with prior approval of the IS minor advisor.

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