Undergraduate Programs

Information & Decision Science offers several options in CSUSB's Bachelor in Administration and Information Systems & Technology:

Bachelor of Arts in Administration with three concentrations-

Bachelor of Sciences in Info Systems & Technology with four options-

 

Your Degree in Administration

You will graduate with a Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) with a concentration in a specialty area. In addition to general education courses you must complete administration core course and concentration course requirements to earn your degree.

Administration core courses are foundation business courses that all business and public administration students must complete. Concentration courses are specific to your area of expertise in either Business Analytics or Supply Chain Management and Transportation.

Administration Core Courses

Requirements for a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Administration:

Lower-division core course requirements (32 units)

  1. ACCT 211 Introductory Accounting I (4)
  2. ACCT 212 Introductory Accounting II- Prereq: ACCT 211 (4)
  3. ECON 200 Principles of Microeconomics (4)
  4. ECON 202 Principles of Macroeconomics (4)
  5. IST 101 Introduction to Information Technology (4)
  6. MGMT 230 Business Law (4)
  7. ADMN 210 Applied Business Statistics (4)
  8. Four units chosen from:

Upper-division core course requirements (36 units)

  1. FIN 313 Business Finance - Prereq: ACCT 212, ADMN 210, MATH 110 (4)

  2. FIN 314 Corporate Financial Management - Prereq: FIN 313 (4)

  3. IST 309 Information Management- Prereq IST 101 (4)

  4. Four units chosen from:

    • MGMT 302 Management and Organizational Behavior (4)

    • PSYC 302 Management and Organizational Behavior (4)

     5. MGMT 350 Administrative Communications-Prereq: upper-division writing requirement (4)

     6. MGMT 490 Strategic Management-Prereq: senior standing, all concentration classes, and upper-division writing requirement (4)

     7. MKTG 305 Marketing Principles - Prereq: Junior Standing (4)

     8. PA 315 Government-Business Relations (4)

     9. SCM 304 Principles of Supply Chain Management (4)

     B.A. Administration with Business Analytics Concentration

Requirements for a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Administration with the Business Analytics Concentration:

  1. IST 274 Data Base Management and Policies (4)

  2. IST 282 Business Systems I (4)

  3. MKTG 416 Marketing Research (4)

  4. SCM 305 Enterprise Resource Planning-Prereq: SCM 304 (4)

  5. SCM 350 Decision Making in Supply Chain and Transportation Management-Prereq: SCM 304(4)

  6. SCM 475 Business Analytics Practicum/Practices-Prereq: SCM 350, 350, IST 274, 282 (4)

  7. Six units chosen from:

    • IST 378 Problem Solving and Risk Management-Prereq: IST 309(4)

    • IST 490 Information Systems Planning and Policy-Prereq: all concentration classes and upper-division writing requirement (4)

    • IST 595B or D Independent Study - Prereq: a minimum overall grade point average of 3.0, consent of instructor and approval by the department of a written project/proposal submitted to the appropriate department in the Jack H. Brown College of Business and Public Administration on a standard application filed in advance of the quarter in which the course is to be taken (2,4)

    • MKTG 436 Marketing Decision-Making-Prereq 305 (4)

    • SCM 466 Operations Planning and Control-Prereq: SCM 304(4)

    • SCM 490 Logistics Strategy-Prereq: all concentration classes and upper-division writing requirement (4)

      B.A. Administration with Supply Chain & Transportation Management Concentration

Requirements for a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Administration with the Supply Chain and Transportation Management Concentration :

  1. SCM 305 Enterprise Systems-Prereq: SCM 304 (4)

  2. SCM 350 Applied Decision Analysis-Prereq: SCM 304 (4)

  3. SCM 440 Transportation Systems Management-Prereq: SCM 304 (4)

  4. SCM 480 Quality Management-Prereq: SCM 304 (4)

  5. SCM 490 Logistics Strategy-Prereq: all concentration courses & MGMT 306 (4)

  6. Four units chosen from:

    • IST 280 Information Mapping & Data Visualization (4)

    • GEOG 307 Transportation Issues and Development

    • SCM 505 Advanced Enterprise Systems-Prereq SCM 304 (4)

    • SCM 445 International Logistics-Prereq SCM 304 (4)

    • SCM 575 Internship in Supply Chain Management- Prereq: senior standing, concent of instructor, and department internship coordinator(4)

    • SCM 595 Independent Study-Prereq: a minimum overall grade point average of 3.0, consent of instructor and approval by the department of a written project/proposal submitted to the appropriate department in the Jack H. Brown College of Business and Public Administration on a standard application filed in advance of the quarter in which the course is to be taken (4)

     

B.A Administration with Information Systems and Technology Concentration

Requirements for a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Administration with the Information Systems and Technology Concentration:

  1. IST 215 Cyber Security-Prereq: IST 101 (4)

  2. IST 372 Information Technology-Prereq: IST 309 (4)

  3. Eight units chosen from:

    • IST 274 Data Base Management and Policies - Prereq: IST 101 (4)

    • IST 275 Information Networking and Security - Prereq: IST 101 (4)

    • IST 276 Systems Analysis and Design - Prereq: IST 101(4)

    • IST 282 Business Systems I - Prereq: IST 101(4)

  4. Four units chosen from:

    • IST 378 Problem Solving & Risk Management OR SCM 515 Project Management

  5. Six units chosen from:

    • IST 474 Advanced Data Base Management and Information Assurance - Prereq: IST 274, 309 (4)

    • IST 475 Advanced Information Networking and Security - Prereq: IST 275, 309 (4)

    • IST 476 Advanced Systems Analysis and Design- Prereq: IST 276 & IST 309 (4)

    • IST 483 Advanced Business Systems- Prereq IST 282 (4)

    • IST 511 Cyber Defense- Prereq: IST 215 or IST 610 (4)

    • IST 525 Computer Forensics- Prereq: IST 215 or IST 610 & upper-division writing (4)

    • IST 575 Internship- Prereq: senior standing preferred; consent of instructor and the departments internship coordinator (4)

    • IST 595 Independent Study- Prereq: a minimum overall grade point average of 3.0, consent of instructor and approval by the department of a written project/proposal submitted to the appropriate department in the Jack H. Brown College of Business and Public Administration on a standard application filed in advance of the quarter in which the course is to be taken (4)

  6. IST 490 Information Systems Planning and Policy-Prereq: all concentration courses & MGMT 306

 

B.S. Information Systems & Technology

Requirements for a Bachelor of Science Degree in Information Systems & Technology:

 

Lower-divison requirements (36)

  1. ADMN 210 Applied Business Statistics (4)
  2. IST 101 Intro to Information Technology (4)
  3. IST 215 Cyber Security - Prereq: IST 101 (4)
  4. IST 274 Data Base Management and Policies - Prereq: IST 101 (4)
  5. IST 275 Information Networking and Security - Prereq: IST 101 (4)
  6. IST 276 Systems Analysis and Design - Prereq: IST 101(4)
  7. IST 282 Business Systems I - Prereq: IST 101(4)
  8. MGMT 230 Business Law (4)
  9. Four units chosen from:

     

    Upper-division requirements (28)

  10. IST 309 Information Systems and Technology - Prereq: IST 101 (4)
  11. IST 372 Information Technology - Prereq: IST 309 (4)
  12. IST 474 Advanced Data Base Management and Information Assurance - Prereq: IST 274, 309 (4)
  13. IST 475 Advanced Information Networking and Security - Prereq: IST 275, 309 (4)
  14. IST 490 Information Systems Planning and Policy - Prereq: all upper division & MGMT 306 (4)
  15. MGMT 302 Management and Organizational Behavior (4)
  16. SCM 515 Project Management (4)

     

     

    CHOOSE ONE OPTION BELOW

     

    Computer Information Systems Option (28)

    Requirements for a Bachelor of Science Degree in Computer Information Systems :

 
    1. ACCT 211 Introductory Accounting I (4)

    2. ACCT 212 Introductory Accounting II-  Prereq: ACCT 211 (4)

    3. FIN 313 Business Finances- Prereq: ACCT 212, ADMN 210, MATH 110 (4)

    4. MKTG 305 Marketing Principles (4)

    5. SCM 304 Principles of Supply Chain Management- Prereq: ADMN 210 (4)

    6. SCM 305 Enterprise Resource Planning- Prereq: SCM 304 (4)

    7. Four units chosen from:

      • IST 378 Problem Solving and Risk Management- Prereq: IST 309 (4)

      • IST 476 Advanced Systems Analysis and Design- Prereq: IST 276 & IST 309 (4)

      • IST 483 Advanced Business Systems- Prereq IST 282 (4)

      • IST 505 Advanced Enterprise Resource Planning- Prereq: SCM 304 or 607 (4)

      • IST 575 Internship- Prereq: senior standing preferred; consent of instructor and the departments internship coordinator (4)

      • IST 590 Seminar in Information Systems and Technology- Prereq: upper-division writing (4)

      • IST 590D Independent Study- Prereq: a minimum overall grade point average of 3.0, consent of instructor and approval by the department of a written project/proposal submitted to the appropriate department in the Jack H. Brown College of Business and Public Administration on a standard application filed in advance of the quarter in which the course is to be taken (4)

 

 

Cyber Security Option (28)

Requirements for a Bachelor of Science Degree in Cyber Security:

 
    1. ACCT 211 Introductory Accounting I (4)

    2. ACCT 212 Introductory Accounting II-  Prereq: ACCT 211 (4)

    3. FIN 313 Business Finances- Prereq: ACCT 212, ADMN 210, MATH 110 (4)

    4. IST 415 Security Systems Management- Prereq: ACCT 212, ADMN 210, MATH 110 (4)

    5. IST 511 Cyber Defense- Prereq: IST 215 or IST 610 (4)

    6. IST 525 Computer Forensics- Prereq: IST 215 or IST 610 & upper-division writing (4)

    7. Four units chosen from:

      • IST 476 Advanced Systems Analysis and Design- Prereq: IST 276 & IST 309 (4)

      • IST 483 Advanced Business Systems- Prereq IST 282 (4)

      • IST 575 Internship- Prereq: senior standing preferred; consent of instructor and the departments internship coordinator (4)

      • IST 590 Seminar in Information Systems and Technology- Prereq: upper-division writing (4)

      • IST 595D Independent Study- Prereq: a minimum overall grade point average of 3.0, consent of instructor and approval by the department of a written project/proposal submitted to the appropriate department in the Jack H. Brown College of Business and Public Administration on a standard application filed in advance of the quarter in which the course is to be taken (4)

 

    Intelligence Option (28)

    Requirements for a Bachelor of Science Degree in Intelligence:

 
    1. IST 415 Security Systems Management- Prereq: ACCT 212, ADMN 210, MATH 110 (4)

    2. IST 511 Cyber Defense- Prereq: IST 215 or IST 610 (4)

    3. IST 525 Computer Forensics- Prereq: IST 215 or IST 610 & upper-division writing (4)

    4. PSCI 204 International Relations (4)

    5. PSCI 325 American Foreign Policy (4)

    6. PSCI 484 National Security Policy (4)

    7. PSCI 590 Seminar (4)

 

    Public Administration Option (28)

    Requirements for a Bachelor of Science Degree in Public Administration:

 
    1. PA 315 Government Business Relations (4)

    2. PA 380 Introduction to Public Administration (4)

    3. PA 462 Public Personnel Administration-Prereq: PA 380 & upper-division writing (4)

    4. PA 463 Government Budgeting- Prereq: upper-division writing (4)

    5. PA 472 Administrative Law- Prereq: upper-division writing (4)

    6. Eight units chosen from:

      • IST 415 Security Systems Management- Prereq: ACCT 212, ADMN 210, MATH 110 (4)

      • IST 505 Advanced Enterprise Resource Planning- Prereq: SCM 304 or 607 (4)

      • IST 511 Cyber Defense- Prereq: IST 215 or IST 610 (4)

      • IST 525 Computer Forensics- Prereq: IST 215 or IST 610 & upper-division writing (4)