Information Systems & Decision Sciences

Information Systems & Decision Sciences

You are fascinated with technology and precision, and dream of working in a corporate setting.

 

About Information Systems & Decision Sciences

Information systems and decision sciences professionals are among the highest paid recent college graduates with a top starting salary ranging from $50,000 to $65,000. The Department of Information Systems & Decision Sciences offers two constantly updated concentrations: information technology, for students interested in designing, programming, and testing website applications and building database systems; and business intelligence, for students interested in analytics.

 

Concentrations Available

Business Intelligence

Learn problem-solving, business intelligence, and analytic skills; how to evaluate “big data” and extract actionable information; and how to understanding industry-specific analytics in marketing, healthcare, and telecommunications.

 

Information Technology

Learn to use existing software libraries for computing tasks and user interfaces; design, program, and test websites and applications; and build database management systems and other software applications.

 

Possible Careers

  • App developer
  • Computer systems manager
  • Cybersecurity specialist
  • Database analyst
  • Information technologist
  • Network systems manager

 

Program Requirements

Once you're an LSU student, you'll need to meet the requirements below to continue pursuing this major.

  • 30 credit hours of college-level coursework
    • at least 12 credit hours from the LSU Flagship campus
    • at least 9 credit hours in business courses
  • grade of “C-” or better in ACCT 2001, ECON 2000, ENGL 1001, ISDS 1102, MATH 1021, and MATH 1431
  • 2.6 cumulative GPA and cumulative LSU GPA
  • 2.3 business GPA and LSU business GPA

Senior College

E.J. Ourso College of Business


Degree

B.S., Bachelor of Science 


Course Load by Subject Area

  • Business & Economics: ⚫︎⚫︎⚫︎
  • Communication: ⚫︎⚫︎⚪︎
  • Technology: ⚫︎⚫︎⚪︎

Learn more about course loads and subject areas


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