Bachelor of Science in Information Systems


All Quarters


Course Format

Online, Mixed Mode, On-Site (Seattle)

Total Credits


Be an Invaluable Asset in Your Field

The Bachelor of Science in Information Systems (BSIS) prepares you for a cutting-edge career working with operating systems, networks, databases, and other key components of information systems. Classes are available completely online, or in a mixed-mode format or in person. BSIS is accredited by the Computing Accreditation Commission of ABET.

Program Overview

The Bachelor of Science in Information Systems (BSIS) is designed to introduce and reinforce the latest developments and standards in information systems. The program encompasses the concepts, principles, and processes for two broad areas of activity within organizations: 1) acquisition, deployment, management, and strategy for information technology resources and services and 2) packaged system acquisition or system development, operation, and evolution of infrastructure and systems for use in organizational processes. This degree prepares graduates for opportunities to work in and advance their careers with an emphasis on enterprise systems and application development.

Learning Outcomes

The Bachelor of Science in Information Systems will prepare students to:

Develop strong foundations in core areas of information systems
Integrate a foundational knowledge of all areas of information systems
Apply the fundamental principles and practices of information systems
Apply critical and ethical thinking to solve complex problems
Evaluate data to make informed decisions to solve problems
Collaborate and communicate effectively in diverse team environments


Total Required Credits: 180 

Pre-Entry Requirement (0 Credits)  

CS 100 STC BS Orientation to Bachelor’s Programs

Preparatory Courses (15 Credits)  

CS 132 Computer Science I 
CS 251 Statistical Computing (QSR)   
IS 201 Fundamentals of Computing

Core Requirements (45 Credits)  

CS 302 Human-Computer Interaction
CS 330 Network Communications
CS 351 Discrete Mathematics in Computing (NS)
IS 312 Web Design
IS 340 Operating Systems 
IS 345 Cybersecurity
IS 350 Systems Analysis and Design
IS 360 Database Technologies
IS 471 Cyber Ethics (SS)

Depth Study (30 Credits)

Depth of Study: Information Systems 
IS 330 Information Systems
IS 450 Software Process Management
IS 451 Frontend Web Development
IS 452 Backend Web Development
IS 456 Database Systems Management
IS 457 Enterprise Systems

Choice (10 Credits)

Information Technology 
IS 470 IT Service management
IS 472 IT Compliance 

CS 481 Network Security
CS 487 Data Security

Data Science  
CS 476 Data Analysis and Presentation
CS 479 Data Mining and Machine Learning
IS 410 Programming in Data Analytics 

CS 493 Technology and Computing Internship (Repeatable) 

Capstone (5 Credits)

CS 497 Technology and Computing Capstone 

Career Opportunities

Program Manager

Michael Palmer

Mr. Michael Palmer

As an information systems graduate, your knowledge and skills will be valuable to employers from a range of industry sectors. Careers directly related to your degree include:

Application Analyst
Cybersecurity Analyst
Data Analyst
Data Scientist
Database Administrator
Information Systems Manager
IT Technical Support Officer
Penetration Tester
Software Engineer
Systems Analyst

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Updated: 3/29/2022