The Information Science and Technology Department prepares students to meet the information technology needs and challenges of the Information Age workplace and society.
Students learn concepts and skills needed for designing, programming, and implementing information systems to solve real-world problems, while also acquiring either a strong mathematical foundation for scientific applications or a foundation in business for management information.
The curriculum consists of a broad-based set of courses that will prepare students for careers in programming, system analysis and design, information management, and system integration, as well as graduate school.
Students completing a major in Information Science and Technology must complete a total of 57 credits in the major, 42 in the IST common courses and 15 credits in courses required for one of two tracks:
Computer Information Science Track (CIS)
Management Information Science Track (MIS)