Information Systems & Decision Sciences | LSU Majors

Information Systems & Decision Sciences

You are fascinated with technology and precision, and dream of working in a corporate setting.

About Information Systems & Decision Sciences

Information systems and decision sciences professionals are among the highest paid recent college graduates with a top starting salary ranging from $50,000 to $65,000. The Department of Information Systems & Decision Sciences offers two constantly updated concentrations: information technology, for students interested in designing, programming, and testing website applications and building database systems; and business intelligence, for students interested in analytics.

Concentrations Available

Business Intelligence

Learn problem-solving, business intelligence, and analytic skills; how to evaluate “big data” and extract actionable information; and how to understanding industry-specific analytics in marketing, healthcare, and telecommunications.

Information Technology

Learn to use existing software libraries for computing tasks and user interfaces; design, program, and test websites and applications; and build database management systems and other software applications.

Possible Careers

  • App developer
  • Computer systems manager
  • Cybersecurity specialist
  • Database analyst
  • Information technologist
  • Network systems manager

Senior College

E. J. Ourso College of Business


B.S., Bachelor of Science 

Course Load by Subject Area

  • Business & Economics:  High Intensity
  • Communication:  Medium Intensity
  • Technology:  Medium Intensity

Learn more about course loads and subject areas

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