Information Systems (B.S.) - Global Studies - Resident

Information Systems (B.S.) - Global Studies - Resident

Important: This degree plan is effective for those starting this degree program in fall 2023 through summer 2024. This degree plan will remain in effect for students who do not break enrollment or who do not change degree programs, concentrations, or cognates.

General Education/Foundational Skills Requirements

Communication & Information Literacy 1
ENGL 101Composition and Rhetoric3
INQR 101Inquiry1
Communications Elective3
Information Literacy Elective3
Information Literacy Elective3
Technological Solutions & Quantitative Reasoning 1
UNIV 101Foundational Skills1
Math ElectiveMATH 114 or higher3
Technology Competency 20-3
Critical Thinking 1
RLGN 105Introduction to Biblical Worldview 32
RSCH 201Research3
Critical Thinking Elective3
Civic & Global Engagement 1
EVAN 101Evangelism and the Christian Life 32
Cultural Studies Elective3
Social & Scientific Inquiry 1
Natural Science Elective3
Social Science Elective3
Christianity & Contexts 1
BIBL 105Old Testament Survey2
BIBL 110New Testament Survey2
THEO 201Theology Survey I 32
THEO 202Theology Survey II 32
Total Hours44-47

Refer to the list of approved general education electives before enrolling in foundational skill requirements


All students must pass the Computer Assessment OR complete applicable INFT course


Students transferring in 45 or more UG credit hours will have the requirements of RLGN 105 Introduction to Biblical Worldview (2 c.h.) and EVAN 101 Evangelism and the Christian Life (2 c.h.) waived; Students transferring in 60 or more UG credit hours will also have the requirements of THEO 201 Theology Survey I (2 c.h.) and THEO 202 Theology Survey II (2 c.h.) waived

Major Requirements

Major Foundational Courses
BUSI 201Intermediate Business Computer Applications 13
BUSI 230Introduction to Probability and Statistics 13
BUSI 240Organizational Behavior & Management 13
Total Hours9

Course may fulfill select general education requirements

Major Core
ACCT 211Financial Principles3
ACCT 212Managerial Principles3
BUSI 301Legal & Ethical Concepts for Decision Makers3
BUSI 310Principles of Management3
CSIS 100Introduction to Information Sciences and Systems3
CSIS 110Introduction to Computer Science3
CSIS 208Application Programming3
CSIS 310Web Programming3
CSIS 320IS Hardware and Software3
CSIS 325Database Management Systems3
CSIS 330Business Data Communication Systems3
CSIS 340Studies in Information Security3
CSIS 351System Analysis and Design3
CSIS 473IS Project Management3
CSIS 483Information Systems Capstone3
ECON 214Principles of Macroeconomics3
Total Hours48
GLST 200Introduction to Global Studies3
GLST 220Intercultural Communication and Engagement3
GLST 290Cultural Anthropology3
GLST 385Career Preparation for Global Workers3
RLGN 350World Religions3
Total Hours15
Free Electives
Choose 1-10 credit hours of Free Electives 11-10
Total Hours1-10

Internship (maximum 6 hours) is strongly recommended

All applicable prerequisites must be met

Graduation Requirements

  • 120 Total hours
  • 2.0 Overall grade point average
  • 30 Hours must be upper-level courses (300-400 level)
  • Grade of 'C' Minimum required for all upper-level courses in the major
  • 25% Of major and cognate taken through Liberty University
  • 30 Hours must be completed through Liberty University
  • Grad App Submission of Degree Completion Application must be completed within the last semester of a student's anticipated graduation date
  • CSER All requirements must be satisfied before a degree will be awarded
Plan of Study Grid
First Year
First SemesterHours
BIBL 105 Old Testament Survey 2
ENGL 101 Composition and Rhetoric 3
INQR 101 Inquiry 1
UNIV 101 Foundational Skills 1
Social Science Elective (BUSI 240) 1 3
Technology Competency 2 0-3
CSIS 100 Introduction to Information Systems and Information Technology 3
Second Semester
BIBL 110 New Testament Survey 2
RLGN 105 Introduction to Biblical Worldview 2
Communications Elective 1 3
Information Literacy Elective 1 3
Math Elective (BUSI 230) 1 3
CSIS 110 Introduction to Computer Science 3
Second Year
First Semester
THEO 201 Theology Survey I 2
Critical Thinking Elective 1 3
Information Literacy Elective 1 3
ACCT 211 Financial Principles 3
BUSI 201 Intermediate Business Computer Applications 3
Second Semester
EVAN 101 Evangelism and the Christian Life 2
RSCH 201 Research 3
THEO 202 Theology Survey II 2
Cultural Studies Elective 1 3
ACCT 212 Managerial Principles 3
CSIS 208 Application Programming 3
Third Year
First Semester
CSIS 310 Web Programming 3
CSIS 320 IS Hardware and Software 3
CSIS 325 Database Management Systems 3
CSIS 330 Business Data Communication Systems 3
Elective 3
Second Semester
BUSI 301 Legal and Ethical Concepts for Decision Makers 3
CSIS 340 Studies in Information Security 3
CSIS 351 System Analysis and Design 3
GLST 200 Introduction to Global Studies 3
ECON 214 Principles of Macroeconomics 3
Fourth Year
First Semester
Natural Science Elective 1 3
BUSI 310 Principles of Management 3
CSIS 473 IS Project Management 3
GLST 220 Intercultural Communication and Engagement 3
GLST 290 Cultural Anthropology 3
Elective 1
Second Semester
CSIS 483 Information Systems Capstone 3
GLST 385 Career Preparation for Global Workers 3
RLGN 350 World Religions 3
Elective 3
Elective 3
 Total Hours120-123

Refer to the list of approved general education electives at before enrolling in foundational skills requirements


All students must pass the Computer Assessment OR complete applicable INFT course; refer to for more information 

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