Information Systems is the study of computer principles and techniques and their application to a wide variety of organizational and managerial needs. Information systems (IS) professionals understand how computerized business methods, procedures and techniques can enable organizations to streamline operations and compete more successfully in the marketplace. In contrast, the study of computer science focuses on the machine itself and its use as a tool in various disciplines.
By studying information systems, you will:
- Understand how to effectively apply information technology to business in the global community of the 21st century.
- Learn to combine technology and business skills in ways that will add value to company operations.
- Develop your communication skills and analytic abilities, along with technical expertise, to make you more competitive in one of the world's largest and fastest-growing fields.