Undergraduate Program Overview
In the Decision and Information Technologies Curriculum, the student has the
option of concentrating primarily in
Information Systems or
Computer-based information systems are an integral part of nearly all
businesses, large and small. Information Systems provides the information
technology skills, the managerial and organizational skills, and the analytical
skills required to design and manage business information processing systems.
This program gives the student a firm basis in the business functional areas:
Marketing, Finance, Production, and Accounting. In addition, it provides an
in-depth knowledge of information processing technology, information processing
implementation techniques, and Management Science and Statistics. There are many
diverse employment opportunities available to graduates of this program. The
typical job areas include application programmer/analyst, systems analyst, and
computer system marketing analyst. Such positions are available in both large
and small corporations, management consulting firms, and government agencies.
Operations Management involves the management of resources for
the production of goods and services. This includes such functions as work force
planning, inventory management, logistics management, production planning and
control, resource allocation; and emphasizes total quality management
principles. Operations managers deal with people, materials, technology and
deadlines. Career opportunities exist in manufacturing, retailing, service
organizations and government.