Integration of Enterprise Systems is a sequence in the Information Systems major.
Information Systems (IS) is at the heart of any organization. Companies rely on information to make good decisions, create new products and services, and understand their target audience. IS professionals integrate hardware and software to help organizations manage their information.
The IS program at Illinois State is accredited by ABET.
This sequence focuses on the use of large-scale computers known as mainframes. Mainframes have powerful processing capabilities. When you make purchases online or in-person using a credit card, there is typically a mainframe in the background processing thousands of transactions per second.
The Information Systems (IS) Major is designed to prepare professionals for the Information Systems field, including systems analysis and design and software engineering. This degree focuses on the use of computer technology and information management methods to solve business problems, utilizing an understanding of both the organizational context of the problem and the technologies, methodologies, and tools typically utilized.
This sequence emphasizes the use of large-scale computers (mainframes) in the large enterprise environment.
Why Study Information Systems - Integration of Enterprise Systems?
Many large organizations use mainframes for critical applications and look to hire people who have a solid understanding of how mainframes work. The Integration of Enterprise Systems program at Illinois State not only prepares you for the field, it's also one of the only programs in the country to offer mainframe education.