Information Systems Common questions about IS

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  • http://www.palmbeachpost.com/jobs/content/jobs/resources/profiles/so_it.html
  • http://www.career.fsu.edu/cps/salarydata/PlacementSalarySurvey.htm
  • http://www.career.fsu.edu/cps/salarydata/PlacementSalarySurvey.htm
  • BASE: Respondents who said they would be hiring Source: Computerworld , Jan. 2, 2006
  • Information Systems Common questions about IS

    1. 1. Information Systems
    2. 2. Common questions about IS <ul><li>What is IS? </li></ul><ul><li>What courses are offered in this major? </li></ul><ul><li>What types of jobs are out there for this major? </li></ul><ul><li>What skills are needed for a job in this major? </li></ul><ul><li>What is the entry level salary most people make in this major? </li></ul>
    3. 3. What is Information Systems? <ul><li>Information Systems is the discipline concerned with the development, use, application and influence of information systems. </li></ul><ul><li>An information system is a technologically implemented medium, such as a computer for recording, storing, and distribute linguistic expressions, as well as for drawing conclusions from such expressions. </li></ul>
    4. 4. Courses offered for an Informational Systems major <ul><li>Web site design and management </li></ul><ul><li>Principles of information technology </li></ul><ul><li>System design methods </li></ul><ul><li>Spreadsheet analysis </li></ul><ul><li>LAN management </li></ul><ul><li>Programming </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Structured COBOL </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Web COBOL </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Visual Basic </li></ul></ul>
    5. 5. Available Careers <ul><li>Systems Analyst </li></ul><ul><li>Database Administrator </li></ul><ul><li>Network Administrator </li></ul><ul><li>… and many more. </li></ul><ul><li>Tech Support </li></ul><ul><li>IS Security Specialist </li></ul>http://www.itcareers.com/home/index.html
    6. 6. Required Skills for Job Market <ul><li>Basic programming skills. </li></ul><ul><li>Knowledge of operating systems. </li></ul><ul><li>Networking skills. </li></ul><ul><li>Database analysis and maintenance. </li></ul><ul><li>Good interpersonal communication skills. </li></ul><ul><li>Knowledge of business processes. </li></ul>http://www.palmbeachpost.com/jobs/content/jobs/resources/profiles/so_it.html
    7. 7. Skills in High Demand http://www2.cis.gsu.edu/ Telecommunications Networking Data center/databases Help desk/technical support Project management Information security Programming 13% 50% 52% 60% 67% 74% 88%
    8. 8. POSSIBLE SALARY <ul><li>Earnings for computer and information systems managers vary by specialty and level of responsibility. </li></ul><ul><li>2005 national average for offered starting salaries in information science was $43,902. </li></ul><ul><li>2006 National average for offered starting salaries in information science is $51,305 </li></ul><ul><li>(http://www.career.fsu.edu/cps/salarydata/PlacementSalarySurvey.htm) </li></ul>
    9. 9. Possible Salary (cont.) <ul><li>The middle 50 percent earned between $71,650 and $118,330. </li></ul><ul><li>Median annual earnings in the industries employing the largest numbers of computer and information systems managers in May 2004 were as follows: </li></ul>
    10. 10. The End Thank you for your interest in this major. For more information, please visit our website: www.cbt.nsuok.edu/majors/is

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