Carnegie Mellon University

IS Course Requirements & Courses For Spring '23 For Students With A CMU Entry Date Of 2020 And Later

Technical Core (Prerequisites)

Information Systems Core

Information Systems Breadth

 Information Systems Electives


Technical Core (Prerequisites)

Mathematics

Complete one of the following math courses:
21-112 Calculus II 10 Units
21-120 Differential and Integral Calculus 10 Units
21-127 Concepts of Mathematics 10 Units
21-240 Matrix Algebra with Applications 10 Units

Computer Science

15-110 Principles of Computing 10 Units
15-112 Fundamentals of Programming and Computer Science 12 Units

Information Systems Core

Complete all of these courses:

67-250 The Information Systems Milieux 9 Units First Year
67-272 Application Design and Development 12 Units Second Year
67-373 Information Systems Consulting Project 12 Units Third Year
17-313 Foundations of Software Engineering 12 Units Third Year

Complete one of these:

05-391 Designing Human Centered Software 12 Units
05-410 User-Centered Research and Evaluation 12 Units
05-452 Service Design 12 Units
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Information Systems Breadth

One course from EACH of the four Information Systems Breadth categories are needed to fulfill this requirement:

Professional Communications

36-315 Statistical Graphics and Visualization 9 Units
51-262

Communication Design Fundamentals: Design for Interactions for Communications

9 Units
67-202

The Softer Side of Software

6 Units
70-321 Negotiation and Conflict Resolution 9 Units
70-340 Business Communications 9 Units
76-270 Writing for the Professions 9 Units
84-250 Writing for Political Science and Policy 9 Units
88/70-341 Team Dynamics and Leadership 9 Units
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Quantitative Analysis & Research Methods

36-202 Statistics and Data Science Methods 9 Units
36-303 Sampling, Survey and Society 9 Units
36-315 Statistical Graphics and Visualization 9 Units
36-350 Statistical Computing 9 Units
36-401 Modern Regression 9 Units
36-402 Advanced Methos of Data Analysis 9 Units
67-364 Practical Data Science 9 Units
73-265 Economics and Data Science 9 Units
88-223 Decision Analysis 12 Units
88-252 Casual Interference in the Field 9 Units
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Innovation and Entrepreneurship

Students must first complete 67-272 Application Design & Development in order to fulfill one of the courses below towards their Innovation and Entrepreneurship requirement.

05-470 Digital Service Innovation 12 Units
17-356

Software Engineering for Startups

12 Units
94-491

Hacking for Homeland Security

12 Units

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Information Systems Electives

67-202 The Softer Side of Software 6 Units
67-279 Introduction to Geographical Info Systems 6 Units
67-306 Special Topics: Management of Computer and Information Systems 6 Units
67-345 Power, Leadership, and Networks in Organizations 6 Units
67-364 Practical Data Science 9 Units
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