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UW Oshkosh Information Systems Department
Sage Hall Room 2472 
(920) 424-1441

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What is Information Systems?

The Information Systems (IS) major prepares students to create, deploy and manage information systems to integrate all aspects of a business. Coursework includes programming, systems analysis and design, database, networking, and electives such as mobile application development. Students can develop specialized skills based on their career interests by choosing among several emphases.

Information Systems Major

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Information Systems Minor | 21 credits

It is increasingly important for students with any major to have significant IT skills. The IS minor allows any student to obtain these skills by taking courses that are part of the core of the Information Systems curriculum. Our industry partners have consistently advocated for both more people with IT skills to fill IT jobs but also that it is necessary to have deep IT skills for anyone to work effectively in a range of jobs and industries.

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Course Descriptions


Teaching with Current Technology

The College of Business has two state-of-the art labs available for student use: A 38-seat teaching lab featuring dual-boot iMacs and a small Media Lab featuring 27″ iMacs.
The department teaches relevant software based on what’s being used in the many companies in the region that hire our graduates, including: Android, Eclipse, iOS, Microsoft Visual Studio, Oracle, SAP, VMWare and Xcode.