The effective and efficient use of information systems is a crucial element in maintaining or achieving competitive advantage for organizations. If you complete the Bachelor of Applied Arts and Science Information Systems Concentration, 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. The average time frame for completing a BAAS degree is two years.
Do I Qualify for This BAAS Program?
Our Bachelor of Applied Arts and Sciences Information Systems Concentration will help you use your prior academic experience to complete your first bachelor's degree.
You can enter our BAAS Program to earn your first bachelor's degree. To qualify you must have one of the following:
- Have an Associate of Applied Arts and Sciences (AAS) degree from an institution with accreditation recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA) OR
- Have earned at least 30 credit hours in a career-technical related discipline from an institution with accreditation recognized by the CHEA
Scholarships and Financial Assistance
ENMU is committed to helping you finance your education. You can get information about admissions scholarships and find out why more than $22 million in financial assistance was awarded to ENMU students last year. Once you are an enrolled ENMU student, you'll have access to even more scholarships.
Online 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, Canvas 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.
Faculty and Advising for Information Systems
The applied arts and sciences faculty are committed to responsible academic advising. This means we help you schedule the right courses at the right time to help you take the next step in your professional career. Faculty members are specialists in their areas of advising and are current with requirements for admission into the programs they advise so you get the academic advice you need, when you need it.
Academic Help and Resources for Information Systems
We want to make sure you get the support you need. We offer flexible tutoring services, including the ENMU Writing Center which 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 Library. Since ENMU has a dedicated distance learning librarian on staff, you'll always have the help you need to take advantage of library resources.
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.
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 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.
BAAS Concentration: Information Systems
The BAAS program requires you to complete 120 hours to earn your bachelor's degree. Within those 120 hours, you must complete General Education Requirements, a primary concentration and a secondary concentration.
As a secondary concentration, Information Systems includes courses like:
- Business Law
- Introduction to Information Systems
- MS Excel
- Information Systems for Managers
- E-Business Strategy
- Cyber Security
- Project Management