Bachelor of Science in Information Systems Management

Combine technology, business, and creative problem-solving with Colorado Technical University’s Bachelor of Science in Information Systems Management degree program. With the BSISM program, students study the skills necessary to support business goals through implementing, maintaining, and streamlining computer and information management systems. The Bachelor of Science in Information Systems Management degree program is aligned to the undergraduate curriculum standards laid out by the Association for Computing Machinery/Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers and The Employment and Training Administration.

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TOTAL CREDITS

182

PROGRAM AVAILABILITY

  • Online
  • Colorado Springs
  • Aurora (Denver Area)
  • Degree Requirements

    Courses: General Education
    COMS105 Interpersonal Communication 4.5
    COMS203 Speech Communications 4.5
    ECON210 Principles of Macroeconomics 4.5
    ENGL104 Introductory Written Communication 4.5
    ENGL105 Professional Written Communications 4.5
    HIST101 Modern American History: 1950 to the 21st Century 4.5
    MATH111 College Algebra for Technical Programs 4.5
    MATH301 Data Driven Statistics 4.5
    PHIL101 Introduction to Ethics 4.5
    SCI101 Introduction to the Sciences 4.5
    SCI103 Science and Technology- Laboratory Course 1.5
    SCI201 Environmental Science and Sustainability 4.5
    SCI203 Environmental Science and Sustainability - Laboratory Course 1.5
    SOCL102 Introductory Sociology 4.5
    SOCL202 Social Perspectives on Race, Gender, and Class 4.5
    UNIV104 Academic and Career Success 4.5
    or
    HUMELE Humanities Elective 4.5
    Total Credit Hours: 66
    Courses: Core
    ACCT201 Accounting I 4
    CS107 Problem Solving Concepts with Python 4
     
    CS251 Fundamentals of Database Systems 4
    or
    CS250 Fundamentals of Database Systems 4
     
    CSS150 Introduction to Computer Security 4
    DMKT300 Introduction to Internet-Based Business Strategies 4
    DMKT305 Internet Data Analysis for Business 4
    EM200 Introduction to Website Development 4
    EM218 Web Development II 4
    EM228 Scripting for the Web 4
    EM270 Emerging Media and Technology 4
    EM420 Web-Based Database Applications 4
    IT140 Introduction to Operating Systems and Client/Server Environments 4
     
    IT175 Introduction to Cloud Computing 4
    or
    TECHELE1 Select 4 credits of approved technical electives 4
     
    IT190 Introduction to IT 4
    IT204 Fundamentals of Networking 4
    IT225 IT Support Systems 4
    IT254 Spreadsheet Applications 4
    IT304 Computer Networks and Communications 4
    IT326 Network Infrastructure Administration 4
    IT401 Information Technology Architectures 4
     
    IT424 Systems Acquisition and Sourcing 4
    or
    TECHELE2 Select 4 credits of approved technical electives 4
     
    IT496 ISM Team Project 4
     
    MGM355 International Business Practices 4
    or
    MKTG225 Introduction to Marketing 4
     
    MGMT115 Introductory Business Practices 4
     
    MGMT345 Operations Management 4
    or
    MGM335 Organizational Behavior Principles 4
     
    PM220 Project Management Tools 4
    TECHELE3 Select 4 credits of approved technical electives 4
    TECHELE4 Select 4 credits of approved technical electives 4
    ELE Elective 4
    Total Credit Hours: 116

    Total Credit Hours: 182

  • Tuition

    Total tuition for this degree program will vary depending on your educational needs, existing experience, and other factors.

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    Students in CTU bachelor's degree programs may bring a wealth of knowledge to the classroom. CTU Fast Track™ lets students earn college credit for what they already know. As a result, students can complete their degree up to 30% faster. Just as important, by passing multiple Fast Track exams, students can save up to 30% on tuition because they won’t have to pay for the classes they test out of. There’s no additional cost for the exams and no penalty if a student fails to pass.*

    Take a look at the list of current Fast Track courses and see how many courses you may be able to earn credit for.

    *The ability to reduce time in school and/or reduce tuition depends on the number of Fast Track™ tests successfully passed. Fast Track™ program credits are unlikely to transfer. Not all programs are eligible for possible 30% reduction in time and money. Courses eligible subject to change.

  • Outcomes

    This degree program is designed to provide the following skills and knowledge:

    • Plan, implement, maintain, and manage computing and information systems
    • Demonstrate an understanding of current computer networks and protocols of data
    • Apply database and data analytics concepts and technology in design and implementation of an Information Management System to support business marketing and operation needs
    • Apply the skills necessary to manage people and to use technology to support business goals through team projects
    • Apply the tools and techniques of project management
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The percentage of first-time, full-time undergraduate students who started between
7/1/2010 and 10/15/2010 who completed within 150% of the normal time period:20%

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The percentage of first-time, full-time undergraduate students who started between
7/1/2010 and 10/15/2010 who completed within 150% of the normal time period:20%

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Aurora (Denver Area) - Graduation Rate

The percentage of first-time, full-time undergraduate students who started between
7/1/2010 and 10/15/2010 who completed within 150% of the normal time period:20%

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