Computer information systems are part of every business and organization. This degree teaches students about the exciting and innovative ways that information technology is used to help organizations succeed.
If you have studied computer sciences, you will have gained many technical and non-technical skills which are highly valued by employers, from leadership to programming. The increasing scope of computer science means you have plenty of choice in a wide variety of highly specialized areas. With computer technologies playing an ever growing role in all aspects of modern life, you re likely to find your computer science skills in high demand across many different industries. These include: financial organizations, management consultancy firms, software houses, communications companies, data warehouses, multinational companies (IT-related, financial services and others), governmental agencies, universities and hospitals. However, unsurprisingly, most graduates go into roles within the computer industry.
As always, it's extremely beneficial to have completed relevant work experience. You should also consider compiling a portfolio of your own independent projects outside of your degree, which could be in the form of programming, moderating online or even building an app. This will demonstrate to employers your interest in the subject and your problem-solving skills, creativity and initiative.
Our dedicated faculty members teach students how to design, build and maintain information systems that support business operations and managerial decision-making. In particular, students will learn about: business intelligence for competitive advantage business process for workflow redesign data management for decision-making distributed systems for collaboration and globalization enterprise integration for synergy project management solution development for value creation
Programme Structure Courses include: Student Success in Business Historical Awareness Mathematics for Business Analysis Cultural Diversity in the U.S. Business Statistics Natural Science - Quantitative Uses of Accounting Information Enterprise Process Analysis and Design
Academic Entry Requirement
Academic Requirements Freshmen admission requirements: 1160 SAT Reasoning OR 25 ACT score, OR graduated in the top eight percent of high school class, OR an overall high school GPA of 3.60 in ASU competency courses (A=4.00). Freshmen should select an additional major when applying for admission. Additional choices may include any of the W. P. Carey business BA programs or any other degree program outside of the W. P. Carey School of Business. Students who are not admissible to a W. P. Carey business BS major and who did not select a second major or are not admissible to their second major choice will be placed in a business BA program in the W. P. Carey School of Business.
English Entry Requirement
This programme requires students to demonstrate proficiency in English.