Introduction to Information systems
Use technology to create everlasting change in the world we live in. Understand the ways in which we collect, process and store information.
By choosing this field, you can combine your personal interests with technology. You may choose a path in geographical information systems, business information systems, accounting information systems or something else entirely.
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What do you learn in an information systems course?
Information systems courses empower you to understand how software across industries is stored and used in society. You’ll build skills to design technology that meets the needs of customers, healthcare patients, community members and more.
Depending on the course you choose, you can expect to cover:
- How to solve business problems through technology
- How to use Java programming and database technology
- Cross-functional skills such as business analysis, cloud computing, cyber security, big data and more
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