2020-2021 Undergraduate/Online Catalog 
    
    Oct 27, 2020  
2020-2021 Undergraduate/Online Catalog

Computer and Information Science, Individualized Concentration/Information Systems Engineering and Management, Individualized Concentration, B.S./M.S.


The undergraduate hours consist of: 1) 18 semester hours of Foundations courses, 2) 30 semester hours of General Education, 3) 13 semester hours of Experiential Learning, and 4) 35 semester hours of Computer & Information Science program courses, and 5) 15 semester hours of Computer Science concentration courses. The graduate hours consist of: 1) 15 semester hours of ISEM core courses, 2) 6 semester hours of ISEM Experiential Learning, and 3) 15 semester hours of Graduate elective courses.

BS Computer and Information Science Requirements (35 semester hours):


BS Individualized Concentration Requirements (15 semester hours):


  • 300-400 level CISC courses (not required in Core) (9 semester hours)
  • 400 level CISC courses (not required in Core) (6 semester hours)

MS Information Systems Engineering and Management Requirements (15 semester hours):


  • ISEM 500 - Strategic Information Systems Planning, Engineering & Management (3 semester hours)
  • ISEM 540 - Architectures and Integration of Modern Enterprises (3 semester hours)
  • MGMT 510 - Business Strategy and Management Principles (3 semester hours)

Choose one of the following courses - 3 semester hours


  • CISC 510 - Object-Oriented Software (3 semester hours)
  • ISEM 502 - User-Centered Design (3 semester hours)
  • ISEM 530 - Analysis and Design of Modern Information Systems (3 semester hours)
  • ISEM 565 - Business Intelligence and Decision Support Systems (3 semester hours)
  • LTMS 531 - Designing Serious Games and Simulations (3 semester hours)

Choose one of the following courses - 3 semester hours


  • ANLY 500 - Analytics I: Principles and Applications (3 semester hours)
  • MGMT 511 - Digital and Global Organizations (3 semester hours)
  • PMGT 510 - Principle of Project Management (3 semester hours)

MS Individualized Concentration Requirements (15 semester hours):


The Master of Science in Information Systems Engineering and Management student can choose courses totaling 15 semester hours of credit from any of the graduate programs at Harrisburg University. This option allows the ISEM student to build their own customized specializations and concentrations. Although the ISEM student can take any courses from any graduate program, they are encouraged to choose electives that focus on their professional area of interest. In addition, the ISEM the student is expected to use the concepts learned in these electives to strengthen their capstone courses. Suggested elective courses that focus on areas such as Analytics, Business Intelligence, Digital Enterprises, Digital technologies, Information Security and many others are listed in the “ISEM Student Guide available at www.ngecenter.org (ISEM Corner) and or by contacting your ISEM advisor or the program lead.

MS Experiential Learning Requirements (6 semester hours):


  • GRAD 695 - Research Methodology and Writing (3 semester hours)
     
  • GRAD 699 - Graduate Thesis (3 semester hours)
    or
  • ISEM 699 - Applied Project in ISEM (3 semester hours)

Recommended Sequence for the Full-time Student


The sequence that appears below was developed based upon the availability of specific courses each semester and the successful completion of course prerequisites.

First Year


Total semester hours: 13

Spring Semester


Total semester hours: 16

Summer Semester


Optional

Second Year


Total semester hours: 16

Spring Semester


Total semester hours: 16

Summer Semester


Optional

Third Year


Fall Semester


Total semester hours: 15

Spring Semester


Total semester hours: 16

Summer Semester


Optional

Fourth Year


*Graduate courses (see Graduate Catalog for course descriptions)

Fall Semester


  • CISC 300-400 Level Elective (3 semester hours)
  • CISC 400 Level Elective (3 semester hours)
  • (3 semester hours)
  • ISEM 500 - Strategic Information Systems Planning, Engineering & Management (3 semester hours) *
  • MGMT 510 - Business Strategy and Management Principles (3 semester hours) *
Total semester hours: 15

Spring Semester


  • (3 semester hours)
  • CISC 400 Level Elective (3 semester hours)
  • GEND electives (3 semester hours)
  • ISEM 540 - Architectures and Integration of Modern Enterprises (3 semester hours) *
  •  

  • ANLY 500 - Analytics I: Principles and Applications (3 semester hours) *
  • or

  • MGMT 511 - Digital and Global Organizations (3 semester hours) *
  • or

  • PMGT 510 - Principles of Project Management (3 semester hours) *
  •  

  • (1 semester hour)
Total semester hours: 16

Summer Semester


Optional

Fifth Year


Fall Semester


  • CISC 510 - Object-Oriented Software (3 semester hours)
    or
  • ISEM 502 - User-Centered Design (3 semester hours)
    or
  • ISEM 530 - Analysis and Design of Modern Information Systems (3 semester hours)
    or
  • ISEM 565 - Business Intelligence and Decision Support Systems (3 semester hours)
    or
  • LTMS 531 - Designing Serious Games and Simulations (3 semester hours)
     
  • GRAD 695 - Research Methodology & Writing (3 semester hours)
  • ISEM Individualized Concentration Electives (6 semester hours)
Total semester hours: 12

Spring Semester


  • GRAD 699 - Graduate Thesis (3 semester hours)
    or
  • ISEM 699 - Applied Project in ISEM (3 semester hours)
     
  • ISEM Individualized Concentration Electives (9 semester hours)
Total semester hours: 12

Summer Semester


Optional