Mar 02, 2024  
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog 
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Business Administration, Management Information Systems Major, B.S., Specialization in Information Security Management

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Minimum of 27 Credits

Specialization Adviser: Xiaodong Deng

The increased number of information security breaches or ever sophisticated cybercrimes make information systems security a fast-growing field creating a huge demand for security professionals to protect organizations’ information assets including intellectual property, competitive intelligence, business transaction records, and other strategic, tactical, and operational data.  The objective of informant security management specialization is to provide complementary knowledge and skills to MIS students to manage the confidentiality, integrity, and availability (CIA) of an organization’s information assets.

Required for ISM Specialization - 6 credits

Electives - 3 credits

Choose one (1) from the following list of electives:

Students who have taken MIS 4170, MIS 5150, MIS 5160, MIS 5170, MIS 5180, or MIS 4900 under a previous catalog will be able to count this as a required course for the ISM Specialization.


The 5000-level MIS courses are open to undergraduate students with the permission of the Faculty Coordinator for the Master of Science in Information Technology Management (MSITM) Program.  For students pursuing the MSITM Program, MIS 5150 can substitute for MIS 4050, MIS 5160 can substitute for MIS 4060, and two graduate electives can substitute as undergraduate required courses for the ISM Specialization - MIS 5170 and MIS 5180.

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