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.
Do I Qualify for This BAAS Program?
Our Bachelor of Applied Arts and Science Information Systems Concentration will help you use your prior academic experience to complete your bachelor's degree.
You qualify to enter our BAAS program if you have an Associate of Applied Arts and Sciences (AAS) degree with a technical or vocational major from a Council for Higher Education (CHEA) recognized organization. You may also qualify to enter this program if you have earned a significant number of hours in a career-technical related discipline.
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, 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.
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 this 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
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.
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 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.
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 a primary concentration and a secondary concentration.
As a secondary concentration, Information Systems requires 25 hours of coursework and includes the following courses.
Note: Degree information shown on this page is based on the 2017-19 Undergraduate Catalog.
|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
This course may also be used to satisfy a General Education Requirement
|Students must also complete any one upper-division (300-/400-level) College of Business elective course.||3|