Information Systems


The Information Systems major at Grace College is designed to meet the needs of students who wish to pursue careers that utilize technology skills within an organizational setting. Careers can include networking, systems analysis, computer programming, web development, desktop support, database administration, systems administration and systems management. Important skills include communication, problem solving and critical thinking.

Course Requirements for B.A. or B.S. in Information Systems Course Requirements for Information Systems Minor


Examples of courses in this major:

ISM 1150 Introduction to Computer Science

During this course, students will be exposed to a wide range of IT topics and terminology. Coverage will be divided between personal computer hardware components and troubleshooting and introductory programming concepts.

ISM 2150 Object-Oriented Computer Programming

This course builds on the concepts learned in ISM 1150. Students will use an object-oriented programming language to build programs that solve given problems.

ISM 2200 Introduction to Networking

This course is designed to introduce the student to the rapidly changing networking and data communications arena. Topics covered include the OSI model, LAN and WAN hardware and software, networked operating systems, protocols, design and implementation.

ISM 3400 Database

A study of database design and implementation with an emphasis on SQL and relational design.