Develop Your Understanding of Technology with a Minor in Information Systems
A Minor in Information Systems will provide you with the foundational knowledge of applications, systems, and data networks you need to be successful. An information systems minor can be an exciting addition to your bachelor’s degree program.
You will learn computer and programming skills as well as the portable language of the internet through Java. You will be taught program stand-alone applications and build a program from start to finish.
Information systems and information technology areas of study have many similarities. However, each field of study is unique.
- Information systems (IS) leans more toward the analysis and management of people and technology in all areas of business.
- Information technology (IT) focuses on the application and design of technology.
Having a mix of skills in this field can help you better meet the challenges of your industry.
Why Choose Liberty’s Minor in Information Systems?
A Minor in Information Systems from Liberty University will not only provide you with knowledge critical to the IS field, but each of your courses will be taught from a biblical perspective to ensure you understand how to approach IS ethically.
Each of your professors will be sure to incorporate this Christian foundation in addition to the knowledge they have gained from years of experience in this field. Plus, the minor is offered completely online, allowing you to remain active in your job, with your family, and in your community without the worry of having to take courses on campus.
What Will You Learn in Our Online Minor in Information Systems?
As you study the objectives of the course requirements, your electives will allow you to customize your information systems minor to make it your own. You will explore new and rising technologies in information systems and how to debug systems through basic file manipulation. With your experience and acquired skills through the IS minor, you will enhance your career path and increase job opportunities.
Course Requirements for the Minor in Information Systems (15 hours)
- CSIS 208 – Application Programming
- CSIS 212 – Object-Oriented Programming
- CSIS 325 – Database Management Systems
Two CSIS Electives (300-400 level):
- CSIS 315 – Client-Side Programming
- CSIS 316 – Server-Side Programming
- CSIS 344 – Information Security Operations
- CSIS 345 – Introduction to Linux
- CSIS 408 – Web and Mobile Programming
- CSIS 416 – AITE Capstone
Expand Your Knowledge with an Information Systems Degree Online
For those interested in furthering their education, Liberty’s Bachelor of Science in Information Systems will provide you with a more in-depth study of the sought after skills in the IS field. Our bachelor’s degree in information systems online is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP).