UNILAK

Bachelor of Science in Information Systems and Management

About the program

Information systems are critical to supporting economic growth worldwide. The vast majority of information systems are developed for and used by people in functional areas (e.g., manufacturing, human resources, accounting, aviation, remote sensing, Geographical Information Systems, medicine, tourism, telecommunication, finance, and marketing). As many organizations have been directing their resources and effort toward developing or exploiting information systems to improve their efficiency, there is and will be a need of professionals who have knowledge of and expertise in business and technology.

In view of the above, the Information Systems and Management (ISM) Department at UNILAK primarily aims to produce graduates ready to fulfill such a need by providing sufficient technical training to students for a career in the field of Information Systems and Management. The essence of this major is the integration of fundamental intellectual content from the disciplines of computer science, computer engineering, business management, economics, and finance. More practically, ISM students learn how to apply the fundamentals of these diverse disciplines to solving problems that require the integration of management and technology.

Degree awarded

A Bachelor of Science in Information Systems and Management will be awarded after successful completion of 480 total program credits. These credits are distributed as follows:

Type

Credits

%

General

60

12.50

Management

115

23.96

IT

305

63.54

Length of study

The period of study for this program is three years for full-time students.

Graduates career prospects

The Information System and Management graduates are well prepared to occupy a diverse array of jobs in any organization that makes extensive use of computers especially in the fields of system development tools and techniques, information architecture, network configuration, database administrator, and systems integration to solve business problem. Typical job titles include: Database administrator, Information systems manager/researcher, IT and Information systems consultant, Interface designer, IT technical support officer, Multimedia programmer, Network engineer/administrator, computer systems administrator, Web developer, Application developer/programmer, Business systems analyst, Business systems programmer, etc. They can also embark on their own entrepreneurial ventures.