Information Systems

Program and manage computer information systems across all sectors.

At Park University, our Bachelor of Science in Information Systems degree program will prepare you for a career in programming, product analysis and management of computer information systems. You will also have the flexibility to pursue a complementary minor based on your unique interests.

Locations & Learning Options

As a student in our Bachelor of Science in Information Systems program, you can take face-to-face classes at our Parkville, Missouri campus, at one of our Kansas City area campus centers (including Independence, downtown Kansas City and Parkville), at campus centers nationwide and/or online. This degree requires a minimum of 120 completed credit hours, including 51-54 hours of degree-specific core curriculum courses. Refer to your catalog for a complete listing of coursework for this degree.

 

  • Parkville, MO
  • Kansas City Metro
  • Online
  • Ogden, UT– Hill AFB
  • Grand Forks AFB (ND)

B.S. MAJOR – 33 HOURS , 2.0 GPA

CS 151 Introduction to Programming

-OR- …………………………………………………. 3 cr.

CS 152 Introduction to Python Programming

CS 208 Discrete Mathematics …………………………… 3 cr.

CS 240 Web Programming I …………………………….. 3 cr.

CS300 Technology in a Global Society…………3 cr.

CS 365 Computer Networking …………………………. 3 cr.

IS 205 Managing Information Systems ……………… 3 cr.

IS 310 Business Applications…………..3 cr.

IS 315 Computer Systems Analysis and Design I .. 3 cr.

IS 316 Computer Systems Analysis and Design II . 3 cr.

IS 361 Data Management Concepts …………………. 3 cr.

IS 370 Information Security ……………………………. 3 cr.

MA 120 Basic Concepts of Statistics …………………… 3 cr.

TOTAL ……………………………………………. 36 cr.

Students must select a complementary minor of their choice (students may select any minor, except Information and Computer Science minor or the Business Administration/Computer Information Management minor). Suggested minors include:

• Business Administration/Management

• Business Administration/Health Care

• Geographical Information Systems

• Graphic Design

• Leadership

• Organizational Communication

• Statistics

Learn what it takes to pursue a successful career in computer information systems.

Our Bachelor of Science in Information Systems degree program will prepare you with the skills needed in data processing, analysis and management to pursue any number of information system jobs in business, government, nonprofit sectors and other industries. While pursuing this degree, students will select a complementary minor such as business administration/management, geographical information systems, graphic design, leadership, organizational communication and statistics.

Careers

Our programs will prepare you for a career as a:

  • Web Programmer
  • Database Administrator
  • Information Technology Manager
  • Systems Analyst
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Program Highlights

When you study information systems at Park University, you will take an array of courses in web programming, computer networking and information security, among other subjects. Additionally, students in this program will have the opportunity to gain real-world experience through an exciting internship that will help you become a competitive candidate when you begin applying for information systems jobs. Our Computer Science and Information Systems Department works with the Career Development Center to help place you in the computer internship position that matches your aspirations.

Faculty

At Park University, the faculty members in our Computer Science and Information Systems Department are experts in information systems. We are committed to your success as a computer information systems professional.


 

Dr. John Cigas

Professor of Computer Science
john.cigas@park.edu

Dr. John Dean

Associate Professor of Computer Science
john.dean@park.edu

Dr. Wen Hsin

Professor of Computer Science
wen.hsin@park.edu

Mark Long

Lecturer in Computer Science
mlong@park.edu

Dr. Bin (Crystal) Peng

Associate Professor of Computer Science
crystal.peng@park.edu

Dr. Yongzhi Wang

Assistant Professor of Computer Science
ywang@park.edu

Dr. Guillermo Tonsmann

Associate Professor, Computer Science
tonsmann@park.edu

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Park University’s degree programs are accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.

Park University is a private, non-profit, institution of higher learning since 1875.