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Information Systems and Operations Management Major (ISOM)

Degree: Bachelor of Science

Required: 122 semester hours, to include at least 36 hours at or above the 300 course level

Available Concentrations & AOS Codes:
Information Systems, U313
Supply Chain Management, U339

General Program Requirements

  1. Formal admission to the Department of Information Systems and Operations Management, including the following:
    1. Successful completion of all major and related area requirements listed below
    2. Grade of C or higher in ISM 110
    3. A cumulative GPA of at least 2.0
  2. For IS concentration: grades of C or better in ISM 218, 240, 280, 301

    For SCM concentration: grade of C or better in ISM 210, 218, 280, and C or better in SCM 302, 306, and 402

  3. 122 s.h.
  4. At least 50 percent of the business semester hours required for the degree must be earned at UNCG

 

I General Education Core Requirements (GEC)

See complete GEC requirements and approved course listings for all categories.

Core Category

S.H.

Students may select courses for:

 

Literature (GLT)

3

Fine Arts (GFA)

3

Historical Perspectives on Western Culture (GHP)

3

Natural Sciences (GNS)
one must be a laboratory course; each must have a different departmental prefix

6–7

 

 

Department specifies courses for:

 

One additional GLT, GFA, or GPR course
Required: Foreign language XXX 203B (e.g., SPA 203B) or equivalent

3

Mathematics (GMT)
MAT 120 or 191

3

Philosophical, Religious, Ethical Principles (GPR)
PHI 361

3

Reasoning and Discourse (GRD)
ENG 101 or FMS 115 or RCO 101, and CST 105

6

Social and Behavioral Sciences (GSB)
ECO 201 and 202

6

 

II General Education Marker Requirements

See details and courses. It is possible to meet all GE Marker Requirements while completing the GE Core requirements or courses required by the major/ concentration.

Students may select courses for:

Global/Global Non-Western Perspectives (GL/GN)
four (4) courses carrying GL/GN markers, at least one of which must carry the GN marker

One Speaking Intensive (SI) Course
In addition to this SI Marker requirement, students must also complete a second SI course within the major. All programs have identified at least one course among their major requirements that is taught as Speaking Intensive.

One Writing Intensive (WI) Course
In addition to this WI Marker requirement, students must also complete a second WI course within the major. All programs have identified at least one course among their major requirements that is taught as Writing Intensive.

 

III Major and Related Area Requirements

For Both Concentrations

  1. ISM 110, 218, 280, and SCM 302
  2. Related areas: ACC 201, 202; BUS 105A**; CST 105*; ECO 201*, 202*, 250, 300*; ENG 101*, ENG 102 or other approved ENG course; FIN 315; MAT 120* or 191*; MGT 301*, 309*, 312, 330, 491; MKT 320
  3. Nine (9) s.h. of a foreign language*; see requirement details.

*MAT 120 or 191 fulfills GMT; ENG 101 and CST 105 fulfill GRD; ECO 201 and 202 fulfill GSB; ECO 300, MGT 301, and foreign language fulfill 9–12 s.h. of GL/GN requirement; MGT 309 fulfills major WI and SI requirements; CST 105 fulfills SI requirement outside major.

**BUS 105A is for students entering UNCG as freshmen and must be taken during the first two semesters of enrollment.

Information Systems Concentration

Required: ISM 116, 240, 301, 321, 324, 452

Supply Chain Management Concentration

  1. Required: ISM 210; SCM 304, 306, 402, 432
  2. Three (3) s.h. of electives from: ISM 116, 240, 301, 324, 325, 411, and 412

IV Electives

Electives sufficient to complete 122 total semester hours required for the degree.