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Grand Valley State University    
2018-2019 Undergraduate & Graduate Catalog 
    
 
  Nov 16, 2018
 
2018-2019 Undergraduate & Graduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

Bachelor of Science in Information Systems


Students who wish to major in information systems must complete the following.

Requirements for a Major in Information Systems


1. University Degree Requirements


As identified in the General Academic Policies section of the catalog.

2. Admission to the Information Systems Major


Admission to major standing in information systems (IS) is competitive and requires an application. See the information systems program description   for more information regarding admission to the major.

3. Information Systems Major


All information systems majors must complete the following 49-52 credit hours of CIS courses with a minimum 2.0 GPA:

Select one:

Information systems majors must select one of the following tracks.

Software Development: (two-course track)

Networking: (two-course track)

4. Bachelor of Science Course Requirements


Completion of MTH 125, and either STA 215 or STA 312, and either STA 216 or STA 318 satisfies the B.S. degree requirement courses for information systems majors.

All information systems majors must complete the following 39 credits of cognate courses:

Suggested Order of Coursework for a Major in Information Systems


This suggested order of coursework assumes that students will complete the IS foundation and general education courses with the help of their advisor and apply for admission during the winter semester of their first year. The following course sequence also assumes a strong mathematics background for the entering student. If deficiencies exist, completing the mathematics prerequisites should be the student’s top priority.

Second Year:

Third Year:

Fourth Year:

Click here for the program description.