Information Systems


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The Bachelor of Science in Information Systems degree motivates you to make outstanding contributions in this essential field. This online program emphasizes business applications, information technology infrastructure.

Trine recently added three specialized tracks. Students can choose from tracks in management/leadership, information systems specialty or cybersecurity. Please expand the Course Requirements section below to learn more.

You also have an option to earn graduate credit toward Master of Science in Information Studies while working on this bachelor's degree. Through this combined degree program, you can finish both degrees in just four years and save up to $8,625!

The Experience

As a student in this online Bachelor of Science in Information Systems program, you will study advanced database management, data visualization and network security as well as receive a foundation in match, statistics and operations research. Throughout the coursework, you will learn how to communicate well and work in multidisciplinary teams. In your final course, you will complete a capstone project that will allow you to put your recently learned skills to use.

The Results

Graduates who earn Trine University’s Bachelor of Science in Information Systems degree are well-qualified for a wide range of positions in the information field including information manager, network security analyst, network administrator, database administrator and more. This degree also prepares you for more advanced educational opportunities such as the Master of Science in Information Studies, Master of Business Administration or the Master of Science in Organizational Leadership.

Additional Information


The Bachelor of Science in Information Systems requires 120 credit hours.

General Education - 30 credit hours

ENG 133 Technical Communications
HUM 203 Humanities Seminar
SP 203 Effective Speaking
PSY 113 Principles of Psychology
Social Science or Humanities Elective
PHL 313 Ethics
MA 113 College Algebra
MA 253 Statistics
Science Elective
BA 113 Business Computer Applications

Program Core - 39 credit hours

COM 343 Web Content Management
CSIT 103 Introduction to Information Systems
CSIT 123 Computing Infrastructure Basics
CSIT 153 Introduction to Operating Systems
CSIT 163 Using Programming to Solve Problems
CSIT 223 Network Management
CSIT 273 Enterprise Architecture
INF 263 Data Management
INF 343 Information Security
INF 393 Data Visualization
INF 403 Advanced Database Management
IS 483 Information Systems Capstone Proposal
IS 493 Information Systems Capstone Project

Concentration Options - 15 credit hours

Option 1: Management/Leadership

MGT 383 Principles of Project Management
MGT/LDR Elective (300/400 Level)
MGT/LDR Elective (300/400 Level)
MGT/LDR Elective (300/400 Level)
MGT/LDR Elective (300/400 Level)

Option 2: Information Systems Specialty

Transfer 15 approved credits or MSIS coursework

Option 3: Cyber Security

IS 3003 Ethical Hacker
IS 373 Systems Security
IS 383 Security Analysis
IS 393 Security CyberOps
IS 403 Cybersecurity

Additional requirements - 36 credit hours

BA 123 Business Concepts 3hrs
BA 213 Advanced Spreadsheets for Business 3hrs
UE 111 Online Learning Orientation 1hrs
Elective 3hrs
Elective 3hrs
Elective 3hrs
Elective 3hrs
Elective 3hrs
Elective 3hrs
Elective 3hrs
Elective 3hrs
Elective 3hrs
Elective 2hrs

For a complete description of the above requirements, please go to the Course Catalog (opens in a new window).

TrineOnline delivers the convenience and accessibility of an online degree program with classes starting every eight weeks. Our asynchronous classes mean there are no set class times, so you can login whenever is best for you. Learn more about the benefits of Trine’s online degree programs.
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Program Information


Bachelor of Science in Information Systems


120 hours



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