Information Systems Department
301 W. Main Street, Box 844000
Richmond, VA 23284-4000
Technical Support: Network Technicians
Our programs prepare our students for success upon graduation! Information Systems refers to the effective integration of computing resources to support the operations, analysis, decision making, and planning functions in business organizations.
The mission of the Department of Information Systems, School of Business is to provide quality education through undergraduate and graduate programs, and continuing professional development initiatives that: 1)prepare IS students for professional and academic careers in the field of information systems; 2)provide business information systems concepts to School of Business majors and other students of all types; and 3)encourage and build active partnerships between the academic and private/public sectors. Continuing scholarship and professional growth contributing to the knowledge-base of the discipline are central to the mission.
The VCU Information Systems curriculum prepares students for professional careers in the rapidly expanding field of computer-based business systems. Typical areas of employment for graduates include: Computer Programmer, Database Analyst, Programmer Analyst, Systems Analyst, Information Systems Manager, Hardware or Software Sales Representative, Technical Writer, Systems Consultant, and Information Analyst.