BSIS

BACHELOR OF SCIENCE
IN INFORMATION SYSTEMS

IF YOU LOVE SOFTWARE AND DON'T MIND GETTING YOUR HANDS DIRTY WITH SOME SERIOUS HARDWARE, THEN THE INFORMATION SYSTEMS DEGREE MIGHT BE RIGHT FOR YOU. 

In the BSIS program, you'll learn how to design, build, and maintain complex networks, devices, and technologies at the enterprise level.

WHO IS THE INFORMATION SYSTEMS PROGRAM FOR?

For the software geek who's interested in managing and integrating a complex web of networks,
devices, and technologies - a skill that is critical to the emergence of big data.

If you've always been the go-to tech troubleshooter in your house, and if
you're partial to taking apart hardware to figure out how it works, then the
BSIS program is right for you.

Focus of the INFORMATION SYSTEMS program

The BSIS program emphasizes network engineering, virtualization technology, server technology, and systems integration and security. This program is focused on the administration of networks using a variety of technologies and operating systems. You'll also learn about the integration of mobile devices, cloud computing, e-commerce systems, and the importance of meeting budget and performance goals.

INFORMATION SYSTEMS PROJECTS

The BSIS degree focuses on IT systems design and information security. Here’s a sampling of some of the projects you’ll tackle:

  • Secure Network Design Supporting Complex Software
  • Virtualization System Planning and Datacenter Infrastructure
  • Windows and Linux Server Administration

You’ll also work on projects such as:

INTRODUCTORY PROJECTS 

You will learn the basics of computer science as you explore each degree program in your first academic year. In classes like C++, you will work in small project teams mastering the basics. 

FOUNDATIONAL PROJECTS

Master the basic foundations of network design and individual server administration and installation.

DEVELOPMENTAL PROJECTS

This is when you start to work on systems security and virtualization design and engineering. In your seventh quarter, you'll present a Capstone Project to your professors and peers demonstrating your competency of core principles from your program. 

ENTERPRISE PROJECTS

In these final projects, you’ll be responsible for complete systems administration and network virtualization for Neumont student enterprise projects, and you’ll have the opportunity to participate on a project team with a real company.

Learn more about project-based learning 

TAKE COURSES LIKE
  • Business Information Systems
  • Networking
  • Server Administration
  • Object-Oriented Programming
  • Fundamentals of Project Management
  • Hacking, Forensics, and Countermeasures
 TECHNICAL FOCUS
  • Identify business technology needs. 
  • Develop and implement supporting network infrastructure plans.
  • Learn how to develop and implement appropriate security measures for physical and virtual servers and networks.
  • Administer networks and integrated systems using a variety of networking technologies and operating systems.
  • Plan, design, implement, and supervise technical and non-technical projects.
PROFESSIONAL FOCUS
  • Develop written and verbal professional communication skills.
  • Experience teamwork and group dynamics.
  • Practice effective problem-solving and decision-making skills.
  • Hone effective collaboration skills.
  • Design effective system architectures.
  • Learn project management techniques for maximizing efficiency and resources.

CAREER OPTIONS

  • Systems Administrator
  • Systems Analyst
  • Security Consultant
  • Network Engineer
  • Server Administrator

Review an Information Systems
course list and program plan

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