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Information Systems

Major or Concentrate in Information Systems

For course descriptions, prerequisites and course scheduling options, please review the Course Index.

Students may also substitute computer science electives, with the permission of the undergraduate faculty adviser. Juniors and seniors may also register for selected MBA courses with the permission of the faculty adviser.

Information Systems Program Requirements (12 units)

To complete the finance area of study, students must complete the following courses:
Information Technology in Business and Society INFO-UB 1 
Four (4)  Information Systems Electives See list of approved information systems courses


Advance Courses

Design and Development of Web and Mobile Apps INFO-UB 22
Fundamentals of Computer Systems INFO-UB 35
Social and Digital Marketing Analytics INFO-UB 38
Systems Analysis and Design INFO-UB 43
Dealing with Data INFO-UB 46
Financial Information Systems INFO-UB 50
Computational Approaches to Financial Engineering INFO-UB 55
Data Mining for Business Analytics INFO-UB 57
Practical Data Science INFO-UB 59
Networks, Crowds, and Markets INFO-UB 60
Global Outsourcing INFO-UB 70
Independent Study in Information Systems INFO-UB 94-99
Decision Models: Spreadsheets and Analytics MULT-UB 7
Advanced Decision Models MULT-UB 16
Trading Strategies and Systems MULT-UB 35
Search and the New Economy MULT-UB 36
Electronic Communities MULT-UB 37


Students who want to augment another major/concentration may choose to have the Information Systems Area of Study. An information systems area of study requires 9 units of Stern information systems electives selected from the courses listed for that area of study. Typically, at least one of the courses is required for the area of study, and students cannot complete more than one. The areas of study and the courses toward the major/concentration are listed below.


Financial Systems

This area of study is designed for students who want to focus on systems in the financial services industry.
Trading Strategies and Systems MULT-UB 35

Required for area of study
Computational Approaches to Financial Engineering INFO-UB 55
Dealing with Data INFO-UB 46
Data Mining for Business Analytics INFO-UB 57
Decision Models: Spreadsheets and Analytics
MULT-UB 7


Enterprise Systems

This area of study is designed for students who are interested in the implementation and implications of enterprise-wide systems and tools for personal productivity. The courses are especially useful for students who wish to enter a career in consulting.
Social and Digital Media Analytics INFO-UB 38

Required for area of study
Systems Analysis and Design INFO-UB 43
Dealing with Data INFO-UB 46
Financial Information Systems INFO-UB 50
Data Mining for Business Analytics INFO-UB 57
Practical Data Science INFO-UB 59
Decision Models: Spreadsheets and Analytics MULT-UB 7
Global Outsourcing INFO-UB 70

 

Web-Based Systems

This area of study is designed for students who want a deeper understanding of Internet technologies. The Internet has become the standard method of delivering content to both internal and external users, as well as the basis for new standards for interfacing between business processes. This area includes courses that cover both development techniques for Web-based systems as well as business applications.
Fundamentals of Computer Systems INFO-UB 35

Required for track
Design and Development of Web and Mobile Apps INFO-UB 22
Social and Digital Media Analytics INFO-UB 38
Dealing with Data INFO-UB 46
Search and the New Economy MULT-UB 36
Networks, Crowds and Markets INFO-UB 60
Search and the New Economy MULT-UB 36
Electronic Communities MULT-UB 37


For course descriptions, prerequisites and course scheduling options, please review the course index.

Meet with Your Adviser

To ensure proper concentration/major progress consult your Academic and Faculty Adviser.

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