Information Systems Minor

For information, contact the Department of Management Information Systems and Analytics, 3095 FSB, 513-529-4826.

The information systems minor, open to all university students, provides students with other majors the managerial and technical skills critical to understanding, using, and applying information technology within organizations. The IS minor gives students a strong background in information and communications technologies, database theory and application, and enterprise systems. Additional coursework may focus on programming and development skills, project management, E-commerce and web development, or other current topics such as data and wireless communications. Emphasis is on structuring and solving business problems by appropriately applying technological resources.

A minimum 2.00 GPA is required for all courses in the minor. You must contact a management information systems advisor in the department to have the minor noted on your grade transcript when applying for graduation.

Neither BTE nor IMS courses can be substituted for courses listed below.

For details regarding admission to FSB minors and availability of coursework, please refer to the information at the beginning of this section (under Farmer School of Business "Minors").

Program Requirements

(18 semester hours)

Note: For ISA majors in the business analytics track, at least 9 credit hours beyond the business core must be courses not double counted toward the major.

Required courses
ISA 235Information Technology and the Intelligent Enterprise3
ISA 245Database Systems and Data Warehousing3
ISA 303Enterprise Systems3
or ISA 401/ISA 501 Business Intelligence and Data Visualization
Select two courses of the following: 16
Concepts in Business Programming
Business Data Communications and Security
Enterprise Systems
Information Technology, Risk Management, Security and Audit
Applications of Electronic Commerce Technology
Designing Business Systems
Business Intelligence and Data Visualization
Building Web and Mobile Business Applications
IT Project Management
Managing Big Data
Topics in Information Systems (Must be 3 Hrs)
Managing the Intelligent Enterprise
Select one of the following: 13
Modeling Business Processes in Accounting Information Systems
Fundamentals of Programming and Problem Solving
Technical Writing
Geographic Information Systems
Interactive Media Studies Practicum
Concepts in Business Programming
Business Data Communications and Security
Enterprise Systems
Information Technology, Risk Management, Security and Audit
Applications of Electronic Commerce Technology
Designing Business Systems
Business Intelligence and Data Visualization
Building Web and Mobile Business Applications
IT Project Management
Managing Big Data
Topics in Information Systems (Must be 3 Hrs)
Managing the Intelligent Enterprise
Leading Organizational Change
Human Capital Consulting
Digital Branding
Total Credit Hours18
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The courses chosen from this list must be different from those taken to fulfill any of the requirements above.