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2010-2012 Undergraduate Catalog 
2010-2012 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Information Systems (BS)

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Computer Science Department


The major in information systems emphasizes applying computer technology to one of a choice of business fields. Courses cover fundamentals of information technology and programming skills to provide a foundation of essential conceptual knowledge and practical experience. The information systems major consists of a cluster of computer science courses, a cluster of mathematics courses, and a choice of one of the allied areas of specialization.

SRU Information Systems is accredited by the Computing Accreditation Commission of ABET, 111 Market Place Suite 1050, Baltimore, MD 21202, (410) 347-7700.

To graduate with the bachelor of science degree in information systems, the student must earn at least a 2.000 quality point average in courses in the major, and at least a 2.000 quality point average over all courses. The courses listed below as Other Required Courses are not included in the major quality point average. Courses taken elsewhere than Slippery Rock University are not counted in either quality point average.

Note: For transfer students to earn the bachelor of science degree with a major in information systems, the required course work for the major must include a minimum of three computer science courses (9 credits) at the 200-level or above, at least two of which must be at the 300 level or above, and completed at Slippery Rock University.



Requirements for the Major

Required Business Environment Courses - 12 credits

Required Electives: 6 credits

Choose any 2 upper division courses from a single area in the School of Business. See Major Curriculum Guide for course selections.

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