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

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Information Systems Major

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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 at the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh

One of the greatest strengths of the Information Systems program at UW-Oshkosh is the high degree of one-on-one engagement between students and faculty. The IS faculty is highly knowledgeable and focused on teaching skills that are relevant to practice. The department maintains a close connection with local and regional employers looking to hire Oshkosh graduates. This close connection with industry helps inform classroom instruction. The IS major is available to students fully admitted into the College of Business.

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.