Information Systems

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Information Systems

The use of information technology is pervasive in the business world today. The field of Information Systems maximizes the efficiency of technology, so that organizations derive a better return on their technological investment. As such, information system professionals are extremely valuable to an organization's bottom line.

Why Study It?

The information systems area of emphasis helps prepare students for this technology-centric world. The information systems curriculum includes an introduction to basic computer hardware and software, programming, databases, networking, along with the fundamentals of analysis and design and project management. The continuous advances in the use of decision support systems and management information systems make the field one from which to build a productive career in business.

Why Study Information Systems at UCCS?

The UCCS College of Business is accredited by the Association to Advance College Schools of Business (AACSB) which ensures your professors, classes, and fellow students are of the highest quality. Only 5% of business schools worldwide have achieved this distinction.

Our Daniels Fund Ethics Initiative instills principle-based ethics education throughout the business school, resulting in a high standard of ethics in our students and graduates.

We offer a curriculum designed by industry for the breadth of jobs available, and an integrative course implementing systems in local organizations.

Small laboratory classes for our technology-oriented classes.

Potential Information Systems Careers

  • Systems Analyst
  • Supply Chain Manager
  • Database Administrator
  • Software Developer
  • Website Developer
  • Business Analyst

Examples of Coursework

  • Web-based Business Programming
  • Database Concepts and Applications
  • Computer Networks and Telecommunications
  • Systems Analysis and Design
  • Managing Projects for Competitive Advantage
  • Information Technology Integration
  • Information System Security Management
Gary Klein

Information Systems Faculty

Dr. Gary Klein earned his Ph.D. from Purdue University and has taught at the University of Arizona, Southern Methodist University, Louisiana Tech University and The University of Texas of the Permian Basin, where he served as the Dean of the School of Business.  He has also served at the United States Air Force Academy as the Distinguished Visiting Professor. Dr. Klein also has the distinction of having been the world's most widely published author in the subject of information systems.

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