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Information Systems

This sample plan is for students admitted to business after one year. This sample plan is a supplement to your Degree Audit Report. Consult with your advisor on a regular basis for individual academic planning.  

GMP = Global Miami Plan course
IP = Intercultural Perspectives
BQ = Business Quotient: BUS 101, BUS 102, ESP 103, BUS 104

First Year

First Semester
Course Number
of Hours
MTH 151 5
ENG 111 or Fine Arts 3
Science 3
Humanities 3
Elective 2-3
Total Semester Hours 16-17
Second Semester
Course Number
of Hours
ECO 201 3
Fine Arts or ENG 111 3
Science w/Lab 3-4
Diversity/IP 3
Elective 3-4
Total Semester Hours 15-17

Second Year

First Semester
Course Number
of Hours
ACC 221 3
CSE 148 3
ISA/STA 125 3
ECO 202 3
Global 3
Total Semester Hours 15
Second Semester
Course Number
of Hours
ACC 222 3
BQ 8
ISA 235 3
Global 3
Total Semester Hours 17

Third Year

First Semester
Course Number
of Hours
ISA 245 3
ISA 281 3
ISA 225 3
MGT 291 3
Thematic Sequence 3
Total Semester Hours 15
Second Semester
Course Number
of Hours
ISA 403 3
ISA 301 3
FIN 301 3
MKT 291 3
Thematic Sequence 3
Total Semester Hours 15

Fourth Year

First Semester
Course Number
of Hours
ISA 387 3
ISA 400-level Elective 3
MGT 302 3
Business Capstone 3
Thematic Sequence 3
Elective 1-2
Total Semester Hours 16-17
Second Semester
Course Number
of Hours
ISA 406 3
ISA Elective 3
BLS 342 3
BUS/ENG/STC 308* 3
Elective 4-5
Total Semester Hours 16-17

Departmental Notes:

  • Required courses: ISA 245, 281, 301, 387, 403, and 406.
  • The following course is offered fall term only: ISA 387
  • The following courses are offered spring term only: ISA 305, 403, 406, and 414.
  • One 400-level Elective required: ISA 401, 414, or 495.
  • ISA 495 may satisfy the IS major and Business Capstone requirements.
  • One additional ISA elective is required, select from: CSE 174, ISA 303, 305, 385, 401, 414, 480, or 495.
  • Additional Resources:

General Requirements:

  • All students must earn 128 hours to graduate; minimum of 64 hours of non-business coursework required.
  • A 2.0 GPA overall and 2.0 GPA in business are required to graduate.
  • FSB students must select a thematic sequence outside the School of Business (ISA 2 is the only exception to this rule). You must declare your thematic sequence; contact sponsoring department to do so.
  • Pre-requisite information available in the Miami Bulletin.
  • Diversity courses may meet GMP Intercultural Perspectives.
  • *BUS/ENG/STC 308* meets GMP Advanced Writing requirement (temporary approval through summer 2018).
  • Most FSB Students satisfy GMP Experiential Learning with an internship (e.g., ISA 340); Information Systems students satisfy Experiential Learning with ISA 406.

Revised by FSB Advising, July 2016