Organizations depend on quick, secure and reliable information. With a Bachelor of Science in Information Systems (IS) from the University of Idaho, you'll have the broad business perspective, specialized expertise and technical skills to build and manage technology-driven information systems that help organizations communicate and operate more effectively.
As an IS major, you will learn the tools and concepts required to develop effective information systems that meld software, telecommunications, hardware, data resources, system management and people. You’ll also form a solid understanding of IS as it relates to other business functions.
As a student in the College of Business and Economics, you will learn business the way business is actually done in the real world. You will examine issues relevant in today’s market and engage in hands-on programs that simulate real business situations. You’ll closely collaborate with other students, receive personal mentorship from top business faculty and network with practicing professionals.
The acclaimed Integrated Business Curriculum (IBC) is the college's signature program. In your junior year, you will work as part of a team with other business students to address problems for companies such as Boeing, Micron, Starbucks, Columbia Sportswear and Coldwater Creek. The yearlong experience strengthens your teamwork and decision-making skills, and gives you valuable cross-functional knowledge in business systems, product and process planning, managing firm resources and business operating decisions.