Information Systems Major

Information delivered quickly and accurately is the key to any successful enterprise. The IT specialist provides the infrastructure for firms to compete strategically by planning, designing, installing and managing the systems used by a firm's functional areas — finance, marketing, human resources management and supply chain management.

To complete the requirements for a major in Information Systems, students need to complete coursework as specified below:

Specific Information Systems Requirements

27 Credits

  • INSY 4051 (Business Applications Development) 3 credits
  • INSY 4052 (Database Management Systems) 3 credits
  • INSY 4158 (Systems Analysis and Design) 3 credits
  • Two courses from the following:
    • INSY 4053 (Project Management) 3 credits
    • INSY 4054 (Emerging Technologies) 3 credits
    • INSY 4055 (Web-based Applications) 3 credits
    • INSY 4540 (Global Technology Experience) 3 credits
    • INSY 4931 (Topics in Information Technology) 3 credits
    • INSY 4953 (Seminar in Information Technology) 3 credits
  • Four Business Electives (12 credits)

NOTE: One International Business Course is required (within or outside your major).

Additional business & non-business course requirements

In addition to the requirements for the major, all students in the College of Business Administration complete business core courses, the Marquette University core of common studies, and non-business electives.