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Information Systems and Analytics

The Information Systems and Analytics Major offers two tracks of specialization: Business Analytics or Information Systems. 

This sample plan is a supplement to your Degree Audit Report. Consult with your advisor on a regular basis for individual academic planning. Sequencing of Global Miami Plan courses is flexible.

IP = Intercultural Perspectives
FYIC = First-Year Integrated Core (BUS 101, BUS 102, ESP 103, BUS 104)
*BUS/ENG/STC 284 formerly known as BUS/ENG/STC 308, fulfills Advanced Writing

Business Analytics Track

First Year

First Semester
Course Number
of Hours
MTH 151 5
CSE 148 3
ENG 111 3
Creative Arts 3
Physical Science 3
Total Semester Hours 17
Second Semester
Course Number
of Hours
FYIC 8
STA 125 3
ISA 235 3
Global Perspectives 3
Total Semester Hours 17

Second Year

First Semester
Course Number
of Hours
ISA 245 or 281 3
Diversity/IP 3
ISA 225 3
ACC 221 3
Biological Science + Lab 4
Total Semester Hours 16
Second Semester
Course Number
of Hours
ISA 281 or 245 3
ECO 201 3
ACC 222 3
Humanities 3
BUS 284* 3
Total Semester Hours 15

Third Year

First Semester
Course Number
of Hours
ISA 291 3
ECO 202 3
FIN 301 3
Thematic Sequence 3
Elective 3
Total Semester Hours 15
Second Semester
Course Number
of Hours
ISA 401 3
ISA 491 3
MGT 291 3
MKT 291 3
Thematic Sequence 3
Total Semester Hours 15

Fourth Year

First Semester
Course Number
of Hours
ISA Elective 3
BLS 342 3
Thematic Sequence 3
MGT 302 3
Elective 3
Total Semester Hours 15
Second Semester
Course Number
of Hours
ISA 414 3
ISA Elective 3
Business Capstone 3
Global Perspectives 3
Elective 2
Total Semester Hours 14

Departmental Notes:

  • The following courses are offered fall term only: ISA 321.
  • The following courses are offered spring term only: ISA 414 and 496.
  • Two Business Analytics track courses are required from the following:ECO 411, ISA 321, ISA 365, ISA 444, ISA/STA 432, ISA 496, STA 402, STA 404
  • Additional Resources:

General Requirements:

  • Must earn 124 hours to graduate; minimum of 52 hours of non-business coursework required.
  • 2.0 GPA overall and 2.0 GPA in business required to graduate.
  • FSB students must select a non-business thematic sequence (some exceptions - consult your advisor).
  • Pre-requisite information available in the Miami Bulletin.
  • Diversity courses may meet GMP Intercultural Perspectives.
  • Most FSB students satisfy GMP Experiential Learning with an internship; students must register for ISA 340 or 340W to complete this requirement.

Created by FSB Advising, July 2017

Information Systems Track

First Year

First Semester
Course Number
of Hours
MTH 151 5
CSE 148 3
ENG 111 3
Creative Arts 3
Physical Science 3
Total Semester Hours 17
Second Semester
Course Number
of Hours
FYIC 8
STA 125 3
ISA 235 3
Global Perspectives 3
Total Semester Hours 17

Second Year

First Semester
Course Number
of Hours
ISA 245 or 281 3
Global Perspectives 3
ISA 225 3
ACC 221 3
Biological Science + Lab 4
Total Semester Hours 16
Second Semester
Course Number
of Hours
ISA 281 or 245 3
ECO 201 3
ACC 222 2
BUS 284* 3
Elective 2
Total Semester Hours 14

Third Year

First Semester
Course Number
of Hours
ISA 301 3
ECO 202 3
FIN 301 3
Thematic Sequence 3
Humanities 3
Total Semester Hours 15
Second Semester
Course Number
of Hours
ISA Elective 3
Diversity/IP 3
MGT 291 3
MKT 291 3
Thematic Sequence 3
Total Semester Hours 15

Fourth Year

First Semester
Course Number
of Hours
ISA 387 3
ISA Elective 3
MGT 302 3
Thematic Sequence 3
Elective 3
Total Semester Hours 15
Second Semester
Course Number
of Hours
ISA 406 3
ISA 495 (Business Capstone) 3
Elective 3
BLS 342 3
Elective 3
Total Semester Hours 15

Departmental Notes:

  • ISA 495 may satisfy the ISA major and Business Capstone requirements.
  • The following courses are offered fall term only: ISA 387
  • The following courses are offered spring term only: ISA 305, 403, 406, 414, and 496.
  • Two Information Systems track courses are required from the following (at least one must be an ISA course): CEC 205, CSE 271, ISA 303, ISA 305, ISA 385, ISA 401, ISA 403, ISA 414, ISA 481, ISA 491, ISA 496
  • Additional Resources:

General Requirements:

  • Must earn 124 hours to graduate; minimum of 52 hours of non-business coursework required.
  • 2.0 GPA overall and 2.0 GPA in business required to graduate.
  • FSB students must select a non-business thematic sequence (some exceptions - consult your advisor).
  • Pre-requisite information available in the Miami Bulletin.
  • Diversity courses may meet GMP Intercultural Perspectives.
  • Most FSB students satisfy GMP Experiential Learning with an internship; ISA majors with IS track will satisfy this requirement with ISA 406.

Created by FSB Advising, July 2017