The effective and efficient use of information systems is a crucial element in your 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.
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 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
Looking for an Online Degree?
Our Information Systems BAAS Program is also available 100% online.
Scholarships and Financial Assistance
We are committed to helping you finance your education. In addition to grants, loans, and scholarships offered University-wide through the Office of Financial Aid, the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences offers 29 scholarships for which you can apply when you are an ENMU student. Additionally, many ENMU students work part-time jobs on campus to help finance their education.
Faculty and Advising for Information Systems 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
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