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Information Systems (B.S.)

Major: Information Systems

Degree awarded: Bachelor of Science

Total credit hours: N/A

Internship/Practicum opportunities: Visit the Career Development Center for internship information.

About the program

The information systems degree at Thiel College focuses on using technology as a tool to manage information in a variety of contexts. The program includes a core of courses focusing on business programming, e-commerce technology, systems analysis and design, operating systems concepts, database management systems, networks and data communication and project management. In addition to completing the core requirements, you will choose a concentration area in e-commerce, web development, business information systems and general.

Visit our Academic Catalog (2019-2020) for course listings.

Scholarship Opportunities

Thiel College offers scholarships to students for reasons such as academic success, community service or involvement, exemplary leadership and more! The scholarships available to mathematics majors are:

  • The Dr. Judith A Crissman '64 Endowed Scholarship Fund
  • Nathan Warren Harter and Besse Roseberry Harter Scholarship
  • The Leland E. Householder ’33 Scholarship Fund
  • Elizabeth McElhaney Scholarship
  • The George and Magdalene Skegas Scholarship for Mathematics
  • Arthur E. Smith Scholarship Fund
  • TWC Amelia Earhart Scholarship
  • Irene Wintersteen Memorial Science Scholarship
  • The Nelson P. Yeardley Mathematics Scholarship

Visit our Financial Aid page to learn more about the types of aid available to students.

Clubs & Organizations

It's easy to get involved on campus! Joining a student club or organization is an excellent way to meet others and gain leadership experience. A mathematics major might be interested in the following clubs and orgs:

  • Kappa Mu Epsilon (National Mathematics Honorary)

Visit our Campus Life page to see a full list of student clubs and organizations.

Alumni & Careers

Thiel College information systems graduates are in high demand in a variety of fields. The broad knowledgebase you gain from this programs allows you to work in careers such as web design, web programming, information security, graphic design, system analysis and much more!