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Information Systems

This minor provides students with the managerial and technical skills critical to understanding, using, and applying information technology within organizations. This minor gives students a strong background in information and communication 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.

Minor Information

  • 18 credit hours
  • Open to all students.
  • Satisfies the thematic sequence requirement for non-business majors.
  • BTE or IMS courses may not be substituted.
  • ISA 495 fulfills the Miami Plan Capstone and Business Capstone requirements.
  • The following courses are offered fall term only: ISA 387.
  • The following courses are offered spring term only: ISA 305, ISA 403, ISA 406, and ISA 414.
  • A minimum 2.0 GPA is required for all courses in the minor.
  • Note: For ISA majors in the business anlytics track, at least 9 credit hours beyond the business core must be courses not double counted toward the major. 
  • Prerequisite information available in the Miami Bulletin

Minor Requirements

Required:

  • ISA 235
  • ISA 245
  • ISA 303 or ISA 401

Select two of the following:

  • ISA 281
  • ISA 301
  • ISA 303
  • ISA 305
  • ISA 385
  • ISA 387
  • ISA 401
  • ISA 403
  • ISA 406
  • ISA 414
  • ISA 481
  • ISA 495

Select one of the following:

The courses chosen from this list must be different from those taken to fulfill any of the requirements above.

  • ACC 361
  • CSE 174
  • ENG 313
  • GEO 441/541
  • IMS 440/540
  • ISA 281
  • ISA 301
  • ISA 303
  • ISA 305
  • ISA 385
  • ISA 387
  • ISA 401
  • ISA 403
  • ISA 406
  • ISA 414
  • ISA 481
  • ISA 495
  • MGT 416
  • MGT 474
  • MKT/IMS 419