Information Systems Concentration

The 15 credit IS Concentration -IS covers a variety of topics, including strategic planning and investment in information technologies; analysis, design, and implementation of IS; the opportunities and challenges of digital business models; and big data and business analytics.

The objective is to prepare students to be effective leaders, users, and managers of IT in today's economy. Students of the IT for Business option are well positioned to participate in IT-driven changes that continue to affect knowledge work, business processes, organizational design, and the operation of markets and industries. IT offers fascinating and rewarding jobs and a wide variety of career paths. Career paths include jobs in consulting, IT management, business analysis, etc. in various industries, e.g., banking, healthcare, finance, education, government, etc.

Required Course (3 credits):

INSY 333 Systems Analysis & Modelling 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
  • Winter
  • Summer

Complementary Courses (12 credits) Selected from the following:

INSY 331 Managing Information Tech 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
  • Winter
  • Summer

INSY 336 DataHandl&Coding for Analytics 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
  • Winter
  • Summer

INSY 339 IT Consulting 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
  • Winter
  • Summer

INSY 341 Developing Business Apps 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
  • Winter
  • Summer

INSY 430 IT in Financial Markets 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
  • Winter
  • Summer

INSY 431 IT Implementation Management 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
  • Winter
  • Summer

INSY 432 Digital Business Models 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
  • Winter
  • Summer

INSY 434 Topics in IS 1 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
  • Winter
  • Summer

INSY 437 Managing Data & Databases 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
  • Winter
  • Summer

INSY 440 E-Business 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
  • Winter
  • Summer

INSY 442 BusinessIntel&DataAnalytics 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
  • Winter
  • Summer

INSY 446 DataMiningforBusinessAnalytics 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
  • Winter
  • Summer

INSY 448 Text & Social Media Analytics 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
  • Winter
  • Summer

INSY 450 IS Project Management 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
  • Winter
  • Summer

INSY 455 Tech&Innov for Sustainability 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
  • Winter
  • Summer

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