Information Systems


College of Business and Economics

  • Chair: Paul J. Lazarony
  • Associate Chair: Rishma Vedd
  • Department of Accounting and Information Systems
  • Juniper Hall (JH) 3123
  • (818) 677-2461
  • www.csun.edu/acctis 

B.S., Information Systems

Requirements for the Bachelor of Science Degree in Information Systems

Check course descriptions for prerequisite courses. Prerequisites must be completed prior to enrolling in each course. All IS majors must earn a “C” or higher in all IS courses.

1. Common Lower Division Business Core (21 units)

1The 4 unit Math 140 course also satisfies this requirement.

2. Upper Division Writing Proficiency Exam (UDWPE) Requirement

The successful completion of the Upper Division Writing Proficiency Exam (UDWPE) with a score of 8 or higher is a prerequisite for enrollment in all 400-level information systems and business courses.

3. Common Upper Division Business Core (19 units)

Required Information Systems Core Courses (22 units)

Select One of the Following Options:

A. Business Systems Option (ISBS) (25 units)

2MATH 103 or higher level mathematics course must be completed with a grade of “C” or higher.
Select 3 units from the following Upper Division business courses:
Select 12 units from the following IS elective courses:

B. Information Technology Option (ISIT) (25 units)

3 MATH 103 or higher level mathematics course must be completed with a grade of “C” or higher.
Select 3 units from the following courses:

5. General Education (33 units)

Of the 48 units of the General Education requirement, 15 units are satisfied by Lower Division requirements. MATH 103/150 satisfies the 3 unit mathematics requirement in Basic Skills. ECON 160 and 161 satisfy the 6 units of Social Sciences. BLAW 280 satisfies 3 units of Lifelong Learning and PHIL 230 satisfies the 3 unit critical thinking requirement in Basic Skills.