Naveen Jindal School of Management
Information Technology and Systems (BS)
Bachelor of Science in Information Technology and Systems
Professors: Ashiq Ali @axa042200, Alain Bensoussan @axb046100, Gary Bolton @gxb122130, Metín Çakanyildirim @metin, Huseyin Cavusoglu @huseyin, Jianqing Chen @jxc111031, William M. Cready @wmc041000, Milind Dawande @milind, Gregory G. Dess @ggd021000, Umit G. Gurun @ugg041000, Kyle Hyndman @tdp062000, Varghese S. Jacob @vjacob, Sanjay Jain @sxj164830, Ganesh Janakiraman @gxj091000, Elena Katok @emk120030, Dmitri Kuksov @dgk120030, Nanda Kumar @nkumar, Seung-Hyun Lee @sxl029100, Stanley Liebowitz @liebowit, Zhiang (John) Lin @zlin, Sumit K. Majumdar @skm021100, Stanimir Markov @sxm079200, Amit Mehra @axm078200, Syam Menon @sxm021300, Vijay S. Mookerjee @vijaym, B. P. S. Murthi @murthi, Vikram Nanda @vkn150030, Özalp Özer @oxo091000, Mike W. Peng @mxp059000, Hasan Pirkul @hpirkul, Cuili Qian @cxq170330, Suresh Radhakrishnan @sradhakr, Srinivasan Raghunathan @sraghu, Ram C. Rao @rrao, Brian Ratchford @btr051000, Michael J. Rebello @mjr071000, Gil Sadka @gxs143630, Sumit Sarkar @sumit, Suresh P. Sethi @sethi, Kathryn E. Stecke @kes021000, Wing Kwong (Eric) Tsang @wkt071000, Jun Xia @jxx132030, Ying Xie @yxx124930, Harold Zhang @hxz054000, Zhiqiang (Eric) Zheng @zxz062000
Associate Professors: Mehmet Ayvaci @mua120030, Nina Baranchuk @nxb043000, Norris Bruce @nxb018100, Zhonglan Dai @zxd051000, Rebecca Files @rlf092000, Dorothée Honhon @dbh130130, Bin Hu @bxh180009, Surya N. Janakiraman @suryaj, Robert L. Kieschnick Jr. @rkiesch, Atanu Lahiri @axl144730, Jun Li @jxl128031, Ningzhong Li @nxl124130, Maria Loumioti @mxl175830, Lívia Markóczy @lxm055000, Toyah Miller @tlm140330, Ramachandran (Ram) Natarajan @nataraj, Naim Bugra Ozel @nbo150030, H. Dennis Park @hxp174230, Anyan Qi @axq140430, Young U. Ryu @ryoung, Harpreet Singh @hxs104000, David J. Springate @spring8, Upender Subramanian @uxs092000, Shaojie Tang @sxt146930, Shouqiang Wang @sxw163830, Kelsey D. Wei @kdw061000, Han (Victor) Xia @hxx110930, Yexiao Xu @yexiaoxu, Alejandro Zentner @axz051000, Jieying Zhang @jxz146230, Yuan Zhang @yxz122931, Feng Zhao @fxz082000, Yibin Zhou @yxz066000
Assistant Professors: Khai Chiong @kxc173030, Emily Choi @exc113230, Andrew Frazelle @aef180002, Ying Huang @yxh124430, Joonhwi Joo @jxj180020, Sora Jun @sxj177030, Sheen Levine @ssl140530, Meng Li @mxl120531, Jean-Marie Meier @jmm172030, Radha Mookerjee @rvm019000, Alejandro Rivera Mesias @axr150331, Alessio Saretto @axs125732, Simon Siegenthaler @sxs177933, Serdar Simsek @axs158032, Xiaoxiao Tang @xxt180003, Shervin Tehrani @sst180003, Ashwin Venkataraman @axv190029, Christian Von-Drathen @cxv141430, Guihua Wang @gxw130630, Junfeng Wu @jxw175430, Steven Xiao @sxx150930, Yingjie Zhang @yxz180067, Zhe (James) Zhang @zxz145430, Xiaofei Zhao @xxz137630
Professor Emeritus: John J. Wiorkowski @wiorkow
Assistant Professors Emeriti: J. Richard Harrison @harrison, Jane Salk @jes025000
Clinical Professors: John Barden @jpb063000, Britt Berrett @brb051000, Abhijit Biswas @axb019100, Pamela Foster Brady @pxf090020, Shawn Carraher @smc130730, Larry Chasteen @chasteen, Paul Convery @pxc141930, David Cordell @dmc012300, Howard Dover @hfd021000, John Gamino @jpg140630, Randall S. Guttery @rxg112530, William Hefley @weh150130, Robert Hicks @rfh041000, Marilyn Kaplan @mkaplan, Sonia Leach @sel120030, Peter Lewin @plewin, Jeffrey Manzi @jxm158130, John F. McCracken @jfm, Diane S. McNulty @dmcnulty, Divakar Rajamani @dxr020100, Daniel Rajaratnam @dxr143430, Kannan Ramanathan @kxr087000, Mark Thouin @mxt083000, McClain Watson @jmw077000, Jeff Weekley @jaw160330, Habte Woldu @wolduh, Fang Wu @fxw052000, Laurie L. Ziegler @ziegler
Clinical Associate Professors: Shawn Alborz @sxa063000, Dawn Owens @dmo130130, Carolyn Reichert @carolyn, Avanti P. Sethi @asethi, Ramesh Subramoniam @rxs179630, James Szot @jxs011100, Aysegul Toptal @axt083100, David Widdifield @dsw180001
Clinical Assistant Professors: Athena Alimirzaei @axa134231, Christina (Krysta) Betanzos @clb120030, Moran Blueshtein @mxb135230, Judd Bradbury @jdb101000, Jerome Gafford @jmg171130, Jeffery (Jeff) Hicks @jnh061000, Revansiddha Khanapure @rbk160130, Kristen Lawson @kal110030, Kathryn Lookadoo @kxl164330, Liping Ma @lxm133730, Sarah Moore @sem054000, Ravi Narayan @rln130030, Parneet Pahwa @pxp030100, Jason Parker @jap090020, Drew Peabody @sdp093020, Nassim Sohaee @nxs045000
Professors of Instruction: Semiramis Amirpour @sxa130731, Mary Beth Goodrich @goodrich, Charles Hazzard @cxh056000, Chris Linsteadt @ccl019000, Luell (Lou) Thompson @lot013000
Associate Professors of Instruction: Vivek Arora @vxa081000, Monica E. Brussolo @meb049000, Amal El-Ashmawi @ahe013000, Ayfer Gurun @axg119030, Maria Hasenhuttl @h1562, Jennifer G. Johnson @jxj091000, Mohammad Naseri Taheri @mxn121930, Hubert Zydorek @hxz120930
Assistant Professors of Instruction: Negin Enayaty Ahangar @nxe180001, Rasoul Ramezani @rxr145930, Gaurav Shekhar @gxs150130
Professors of Practice: Gregory Ballew @geb011100, Tiffany A. Bortz @tabortz, Ranavir Bose @rxb132730, Alexander Edsel @ade012000, Rajiv Shah @rxs079000
Associate Professors of Practice: Richard Bowen @rxb073100, Jackie Kimzey @jxk092000, David Parks @dxp153830, Margaret Smallwood @meg012400, Steven Solcher @sjs107020, Kathy Zolton @kxz121730
Assistant Professors of Practice: Abu Naser Islam @nxi110630, Scott Janke @smj160830, Timothy Stephens @tgs170130
Senior Lecturers: Khatereh Ahadi @kxa180010, Tiffany A. Bortz @tabortz, Richard Bowen @rxb073100, Monica E. Brussolo @meb049000, Juliann Chapman @jgc160130, George DeCourcy @gad075000, Alexander Edsel @ade012000, Amal El-Ashmawi @ahe013000, Mary Beth Goodrich @goodrich, Thomas (Tom) Henderson @txh093000, Jennifer G. Johnson @jxj091000, Jackie Kimzey @jxk092000, Chris Linsteadt @ccl019000, Joseph Mauriello @jam151430, Victoria D. McCrady @vdm130030, Edward Meda @exm150330, Robert (Stephen) Molina @sxm163630, Prithi Narasimhan @pxn152330, Madison Pedigo @mfp013000, Matt Polze @mmp062000, Margaret Smallwood @meg012400, Steven Solcher @sjs107020, Guido Tirone @gxt170001, Robert Wright @rgw091000, Kathy Zolton @kxz121730, Hubert Zydorek @hxz120930
I. Core Curriculum Requirements: 42 semester credit hours2
Communication: 6 semester credit hours
Select any 6 semester credit hours from Communication Core courses (see advisor)
Mathematics: 3 semester credit hours
Or select any 3 semester credit hours from Mathematics Core courses (see advisor)
Life and Physical Sciences: 6 semester credit hours
Select any 6 semester credit hours from Life and Physical Sciences Core courses (see advisor and degree requirements)
Language, Philosophy and Culture: 3 semester credit hours
Select any 3 semester credit hours from Language, Philosophy and Culture Core courses (see advisor)
Creative Arts: 3 semester credit hours
Select any 3 semester credit hours from Creative Arts Core courses (see advisor)
American History: 6 semester credit hours
Select any 6 semester credit hours from American History Core courses (see advisor)
Government/Political Science: 6 semester credit hours
GOVT 2305 American National Government
GOVT 2306 State and Local Government
Or select any 6 semester credit hours from Government/Political Science Core courses (see advisor)
Social and Behavioral Sciences: 3 semester credit hours
Choose one of the following:7
Or select any 3 semester credit hours from Social and Behavioral Sciences Core courses (see advisor)
Component Area Option: 6 semester credit hours
Choose two of the following:7
Or select any 6 semester credit hours from Component Area Option Core courses (see advisor)
II. Major Requirements: 75-78 semester credit hours
Major Preparatory Courses: 21-24 semester credit hours beyond Core Curriculum7
STAT 3360 Probability and Statistics for Management and Economics
or OPRE 3360 Managerial Methods in Decision Making Under Uncertainty
Choose two of the following:7
Major Core Courses: 24 semester credit hours
BCOM 4300 Managing Communications in Business
IMS 3310 International Business
FIN 3320 Business Finance
ITSS 3300 Information Technology for Business
OPRE 3310 Operations Management
OBHR 3310 Organizational Behavior
or OBHR 3330 Introduction to Human Resource Management
MKT 3300 Principles of Marketing
Major Related Courses: 18 semester credit hours
ITSS 4300 Database Fundamentals
ITSS 4330 Systems Analysis and Design
ITSS 4360 Network and Information Security
ITSS 4351 Foundations of Business Intelligence
ITSS 4370 Information Technology Infrastructure
ITSS 4395 Capstone Senior Project - Information Systems
or BPS 4395 Capstone Senior Project - Business
or ENTP 4395 Capstone Senior Project - Entrepreneurship
Guided Electives: 12 semester credit hours
A practicum experience of at least 160 working hours is required; the student has the option of zero to 3 semester credit hours, depending on the particular internship, and preference for additional electives.
ITSS 4V90 ITSS Internship
ITSS 4090 Information Technology and Systems Internship
BA 4090 Management Internship
A community engagement experience is required; the student has the option of zero or 3 semester credit hours, depending on the particular experience, and preference for additional electives.
IMS 4335 Social Sector Entrepreneurship and Community Engagement
or ENTP 4340 Social Sector Entrepreneurship and Community Engagement
or MKT 4360 Social Marketing
or BA 4095 Social Sector Engagement and Community Outreach Practicum
Choose from the following to fulfill remaining Guided Elective semester credit hours:
Students may choose one of the following tracks:
A. Business Intelligence and Analytics Track
ITSS 4353 Business Analytics
ITSS 4352 Introduction to Web Analytics
ITSS 4354 Advanced Big Data Analytics
ITSS 4355 Data Visualization
B. Enterprise Systems Track
ITSS 4340 Enterprise Resource Planning
ITSS 4353 Business Analytics
ITSS 4343 Integrated SCM Information Systems
or ACCT 3322 Integrated Accounting Information Systems
C. IT Sales Engineering Track12
ITSS 4340 Enterprise Resource Planning
MKT 3330 Introduction to Professional Selling
MKT 4331 Digital Prospecting
D. IT Product Development Track12
ENTP 3301 Innovation and Entrepreneurship
ENTP 3320 Start-up Launch I
E. General Track12
Any ITSS upper-division courses, excluding ITSS 4301 Database Systems13, that are not part of the BS INTS major preparatory, major core, or major related courses may be used to satisfy the 12 semester credit hours of guided elective credit.
All prerequisites must be met.
III. Elective Requirements: 0-3 semester credit hours
Free Electives: 0-3 semester credit hours
Both lower- and upper-division courses may count as electives but students must complete at least 51 semester credit hours of upper-division courses to qualify for graduation.
1. Incoming freshmen must enroll and complete requirements of UNIV 1010 and the corresponding school-related freshman seminar course. Students, including transfer students, who complete their core curriculum at UT Dallas must take UNIV 2020.
2. Curriculum Requirements can be fulfilled by other approved courses from institutions of higher education. The courses listed are recommended as the most efficient way to satisfy both Core Curriculum and Major Requirements at UT Dallas.
3. Indicates a prerequisite class to be completed before enrolling for upper-division classes.
4. A required Major course that also fulfills a Core Curriculum requirement. Semester credit hours are counted in Core Curriculum.
5. Students may elect to substitute MATH 2413 or MATH 2417 for MATH 1325. Students may elect to substitute MATH 2414 or MATH 2419 for MATH 1326.
6. In order to make timely degree progress, students should complete MATH 1325 or its equivalent by the end of their first semester at UT Dallas. Students who will not meet this requirement should contact their academic advisor to discuss their degree timeline.
7. Certain courses listed are prerequisites for major core, major concentration, or major related courses. Choose accordingly.
8. Students may substitute MATH 2418 or CS 2305.
9. Students who have completed CS 1336 with a C or better may replace ITSS 3311 with an additional ITSS upper-division course (excluding ITSS 4301).
10. Students who have completed CS 1337 with a C or better may replace (ITSS 3312 or ITSS 4381) with an additional ITSS upper-division course (excluding ITSS 4301).
11. JSOM first-time-in-college freshmen are required to take BCOM 1300 in their first semester. Transfer students and students new to JSOM are required to take BCOM 3300 in their first semester.
12. At least two of the additional courses must have an ITSS prefix.
13. ACCT 4301 or ITSS 4301 may not be used to satisfy BS INTS degree requirements.