Information Systems Technologies is a baccalaureate degree major designed to prepare students for careers in a wide variety of work settings that rely on computerized information technologies to accomplish organizational goals. The curriculum recognizes that graduates must have good technological skills as well as an understanding of the principles of organizations and systems, including an awareness of technological, economic, political, social and cultural factors. Many courses require significant hands-on computer activities related to networking, information security, web development, information management, and systems analysis and design. Students may also choose courses from an approved list to reflect their personal interests in Information Systems Technologies. Graduates of this program will meet the continuing needs of business and industry for personnel to supervise the planning and implementation of information systems in work environments, and deal with people, and procedures and equipment resources of companies in this country or abroad. Information Systems Technologies offers an option for place-bound transfer students to complete the degree by taking advanced required and elective courses online. The Information Systems Technologies program has signed a number of Program Articulation Agreements with community college computing degree programs in order to facilitate the transfer of community college students to SIU. These agreements take full advantage of the Capstone Option for admission to the Bachelor of Science in Information Systems Technologies. 

Schedule Part-time and full-time
Duration 4 Years
Presence of students On-campus and on-line
Scholarships available Yes


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