Area of Information Systems and Quantitative Sciences
E310 Business Administration
Box 42101, Lubbock, TX 79409-2101
About the Area
The Area of Information Systems and Quantitative Sciences supervises the following
The Information Systems and Quantitative Sciences area has a major field called Management
Information Systems (MIS). The MIS graduate is prepared to perform as a computer programmer,
information systems analyst and designer, telecommunications and networking expert,
information technology project manager, or business analyst depending upon the concentration(s)
chosen for study. Graduates from all concentrarions are in great demand by industries
across the board. MIS majors may choose one or more of the three concentrations: web
application design, telecommunications/networking, or business analysis.
ISQS Undergraduate Certificate in
Management Information Systems (MIS)
The purpose of the certificate program in MIS is for BA students in non-MIS majors
to expand their knowledge of information technology (IT) as applied in business and
to increase understanding of everyday IT. The MIS certificate program will provide
valuable IT knowledge and skills for success in today's fast-paced and dynamic marketplace.
The initial prerequisites are a grade of C or better in ISQS 2340, a 2.75 GPA, and
admission to the upper- division major. The certificate will consist of four courses
chosen from the following list. Any four may be chosen, but prerequisites must be
met prior to enrolling in the course.
- ISQS 3345, Object Oriented Systems.
- ISQS 3346, Internet Programming.
- ISQS 3348, Database MGT Systems.
- ISQS 3349, Introduction to Data Communication Systems.
- ISQS 3351, Telecommunications Security Using Linux.
- ISQS 3358, Business Intelligence.
- ISQS 3360, Telecommunication Securities Theory.
- ISQS 4361, Web Application Design.
- ISQS 4385, Strategic IT and Telecommunications Management.
Glenn Browne, Ph.D., Area Coordinator
Horn Professor: Westfall
Professors: Browne, Burns, Jones, Wetherbe, Yadav
Associate Professors: Durrett, Lin, Song, Walden
Associate Professors of Practice: Delgadillo, Rutner
Instructors: Flamm, Giddens, Lay, B. Wetherbe