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BS in Information Systems Technology - General

The Bachelor of Science in Information Systems Technology with a General concentration program at Regent University is designed to produce graduates who are knowledgeable of information systems technology and can succeed as IT professionals. Read more about this program.

Official Program Name:

Bachelor of Science in Information Systems Technology with a General Concentration

School Offering Program:

Regent University

Degree Level:

Bachelor's

Program Prerequisites:

Those interested in applying to a Bachelor of Science in Information Systems Technology - General program should be have an interest in business, leadership, and information technology. All bachelor's level programs at Regent University require a high school diploma; some programs may have additional admissions requirements.

Program Description:

Regent University's Bachelor of Science in Information Systems Technology - General program covers both basic business principles and the fundamentals of information systems technology. The program intends to equip students with the technical tools in information systems technology and the more general skills that relate to business in order produce leaders in the field. Students will have the opportunity to learn how to manage information, deploy and design technology, and how to ensure its security and reliability. The program also offers courses on the foundations of marketing, accounting, and finance.

Learning Format:

Online and on campus

Program Length:

120+ credits.

Financial Aid:

Eligible students could be able to receive financial aid in the forms of grants, loans, and scholarships. Contact Regent University's financial aid office for more information.

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Required Courses for the Bachelor of Science in Information Systems Technology with a General Concentration:

To graduate with a Bachelor of Science in Information Systems Technology - General, a minimum of 120 credits is required. Degree program and course requirements are subject to change. Contact Regent University to confirm the most accurate information before enrolling in a program.

General Education Courses (49 credits)

  • The Making of the Christian Mind
  • The Making of the Christian Leader
  • Old Testament Studies
  • Introduction to Bible
  • Christian Doctrine
  • Introduction to Christian History & Thought
  • Public Speaking (on campus only)
  • Regent Foundations of Success (online only)
  • English Composition
  • Research & Academic Writing
  • The True, the Good, & the Beautiful
  • Literature of the Western World
  • Art and Culture
  • Students choose one of the following courses:
    • College Algebra
    • Calculus I
    • Discrete Math
  • Students choose one of the following courses:
    • Introduction to Biology with Laboratory
    • General Biology
    • Origins of the Cosmos
  • Students choose one of the following courses:
    • U.S. History I (to 1877)
    • U.S. History II (from 1877)
  • Microeconomics
  • Students choose one of the following courses:
    • World Geography
    • Western Civilization I
    • Western Civilization II
    • World History I
    • World History II
    • Introduction to Spanish I
    • Introduction to Spanish II
    • Intermediate Spanish I
    • Intermediate Spanish II

IST Major Courses (33 credits)

  • Introduction to Information Systems
  • Introduction to Programming
  • Information Systems for E-Commerce
  • Intermediate Programming
  • Data Structures and Algorithms
  • Database Fundamentals
  • IT Hardware and Software
  • Networks and Telecommunications Concepts
  • Information Systems Security
  • Systems Analysis and Design
  • Project Management and Practice

General Concentration Courses (15 credits)

  • Accounting Principles
  • Marketing Principles
  • Finance Management
  • Ethics
  • Principles of Management

General Elective Courses (23 credits)

  • Students choose any 100-400 level course within any discipline

Post-Graduation Opportunities

Furthering Your Education:

Once they have completed Regent University's Bachelor of Science in Information Systems Technology - General program, graduates could choose to continue in postgraduate studies in fields such as business or technology. They might select advanced business programs that could prepare them for more advancement opportunities or increased responsibilities. Graduates could also choose an IT-focused program that allows them to specialize in an additional IT field, such as cyber security.

Possible programs include:

  • Master of Business Administration
  • Master of Science in Business Analytics
  • Master of Science in Cyber Security

Career Paths:

The Bachelor of Science in Information Systems Technology - General program at Regent University is designed to produce leaders in the field of computer information systems. Students will have the opportunity to learn business and leadership skills applicable to any field, as well as the technical skills necessary for a career in information systems technology.

Possible careers include:

  • Computer programmer
  • Software engineer
  • Network or systems administrator
  • Web developer
  • Information technology and assurance manager

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