Students who complete the information systems and programming design concentration area will gain advanced knowledge in computer programming and the application of information systems for business.

Do I Qualify for This BAAS Program?

Our Bachelor of Applied Arts and Science Information Systems and Programming Design Concentration will help you use your prior academic experience to complete your bachelor's degree.

You can enter our BAAS Program to earn your bachelor's degree if you are working on your first bachelor's and have at least one of the following:

  1. Have an Associate of Applied Arts and Sciences (AAS) degree from an institution with accreditation recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA)
  2. Have earned a significant number of credit hours in a career-technical related discipline from an institution with accreditation recognized by the CHEA

If you have questions about whether or not you can enter the BAAS program at ENMU, please contact our BAAS Coordinator Dr. Suzanne Balch-Lindsay, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 575.562.2314.

Looking for an Online Degree?

Our Information System and Programming Design BAAS Program is also available 100% online.

Get information about our online Information System and Programming Design BAAS Concentration >

Scholarships and Financial Assistance

We are committed to helping you finance your education. In addition to grants, loans, and scholarships offered University-wide, the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences offers 29 scholarships for which you can apply. Additionally, many ENMU students work part-time jobs on campus to help finance their education.

Faculty and Advising for Information Systems and Programming Design Majors

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.

Service and Mutual Interest Organizations

If you would like to get more involved, ENMU provides the opportunity to use the skills you'll gain while working on your degree to hold leadership positions in our many organizations. At ENMU, you will be able to explore more than 50 student organizations that range from academic, cultural, multicultural, service, special interest and fraternities/sororities. If you see a need for an organization we don't have, you can even start your own.

Career Opportunities in Information Systems and Programming Design

When you receive a BAAS degree with an information systems and programming design concentration, you can 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. Graduates may pursue careers as:

  • Computer programmer
  • Web developer
  • Computer support specialist
  • Computer network manager
  • Computer systems analyst

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 and Programming Design

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 and Programming Design requires 25-32 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 301 Information Systems for Managers 3
Information Systems 315 Electronic Business Strategy, Architecture and Design 3
Information Systems 316 Information Systems Security 3
Computer Science 220 Discrete Mathematics for CS 3
Computer Science 234 Intermediate Programming 4
Computer Science 357 Data Structures 3

Select two courses from the following:

  • Computer Science 451 Design and Analysis of Algorithms (3)
  • Information Systems 343 Database Management Systems (3)
  • Information Systems 420 Systems Analysis and Design (3)
  • Information Systems 430 Advanced Web Development (3)
  • Information Systems 435 Network Infrastructure Design (3)
  • Information Systems 440 Server Operating Systems (3)
  • Information Systems 460 Project Management (3)

Additional Courses:

  • Computer Science 123 Computer Science I (3)
  • Mathematics 119 College Algebra
    This course may also be used to satisfy a General Education Requirement


BAAS Coordinator

Suzanne Balch-Lindsay

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Assistant Vice President for Academic Affairs

Office Location: Administration Building (ADM), Room 201

Phone: 575.562.2314