The effective and efficient use of information systems is a crucial element in maintaining or achieving competitive advantage for organizations. If you complete the information systems emphasis, you gain the skills and knowledge you need for a career in this growing field. You will be exposed to key concepts of information systems, such as web development, data processing, management information systems, information systems security and project management.

If you have an Associate of Applied Arts and Sciences with a technical or vocational major from a Council for Higher Education (CHEA)-recognized organization and want to complete a bachelor’s degree, our Bachelor of Applied Arts and Sciences (BAAS) program will help your prior academic experience work for you. The average time frame for completing a BAAS degree is two years.

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Learning Format For Information Systems

Our Bachelor of Applied Arts and Sciences (BAAS) concentration in information systems is designed to be completed 100% online, with students completing assignments, readings, tests and projects throughout the semester. Recorded lectures via Mediasite will connect you with professors and other students. Student participation, using Mediasite, Blackboard and Collaborate is done both during actual class time and on your own time. This means some classes will flex around your schedule, while others give you the benefit of engaging with professors and peers during class time.

Advising for Information Systems

As a BAAS business student, we are committed to helping you complete your degree as efficiently as possible. Throughout the program, we offer advising via phone or email and are always excited when students reach out to us.

Information Systems Resources

At ENMU we want to make sure you get the help you need. We offer several tutoring services, including the Online Writing Center (OWL), which is only for distance education students. The OWL is available to help you improve your writing and help you clearly communicate for written, school related projects and assignments. We also have online databases, journal articles and eBooks accessible through the Golden Student Success Center. Since ENMU has a dedicated distance education librarian on staff, you’ll always have the help you need to take advantage of library resources.

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Our department also has graduate assistants available to assist you. For questions and concerns about business homework assignments, projects and grades please email or call your professor.

Affordable Bachelor’s in Business

Eastern New Mexico University has the second lowest bachelor's and master's-level tuition in the state of New Mexico, and has one of the most affordable tuition rates in the United States. Once you are an enrolled business student you are eligible to apply for scholarships through the ENMU Foundation.

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Career Opportunities in Business

When you receive a BAAS degree with an information systems concentration, you may pursue careers such as:

  • Computer specialist
  • Computer systems administrator
  • Website designer
  • IT project manager
  • Network security analyst

You can also look forward to an enhanced career in your field. This might include new opportunities in management, or even a new career in a related field. In addition to advisors and departments, Counseling and Career Services offers free job placement assistance to all students, so if you are looking for another position, we can help you find it.

Business Courses

Each BAAS degree requires a student to have a primary concentration and a secondary concentration. As a secondary concentration, business requires 37 hours of coursework.

Information Systems Courses

Each BAAS degree requires a student to have a primary concentration and a secondary concentration. As a secondary concentration, Information Systems requires 25 hours of coursework.

BAAS Concentration: Information Systems (25 hours)

Required Core Courses (22 hours)

Course

Credits

Information Systems 241 Introduction to Web Development

3

Information Systems 281 Spreadsheets and Data Analysis

3

Information Systems 301 Information Systems for Managers

3

Information Systems 315 Electronic Business Strategy, Architecture and Design

3

Information Systems 316 Information Systems Security

3

Information Systems 460 Project Management

3

Statistics 213 Statistical Methods I (prerequisite for Information Systems 281, may also be used to satisfy General Education Requirements.)

4


Elective Course (3 hours)
Students must also complete any one upper-division (300-/400-level) College of Business elective course.

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