Information Systems and Business Analytics (ISBA), Bachelor of Science (B.S.) Degree


The Bachelor of Science (B.S.) degree in Information Systems and Business Analytics (ISBA) is designed to prepare students for careers in the Information Systems and Business Analytics fields and provide students opportunities to develop analytic skills and learn how to apply latest information technology tools to solve business problems at the operational, technical, and strategic levels. Students will acquire foundational programming skills, learn to use various development tools, and acquire critical data management skills and competencies. They will understand how organizational processes interact with IS/IT and learn how to design systems and analytic tools to support these processes. The major will provide students critical skills necessary to continuously adapt to the ever-changing field of IT and business applications. The ISBA B.S. degree aims to provide more technical depth in programming area to the students pursuing the degree compared to the students in the regular ISBA B.B.A. major. Additionally, current methods and tools deployed in the data analytics area demand understanding of the mathematics behind those tools for their effective learning and deployment. Students in the ISBA B.S. degree program, therefore, are required to take non-business courses from the Computer Science department and a possible Deep Learning or Machine Learning course from the Mathematics department in the Frank R. Seaver College of Engineering to acquire such depth.