The Information and Decision Sciences programs and research emphasize information systems, operations and supply chain management, and business/data analytics. With a faculty comprising world-class researchers and experienced industry professionals, we are committed to educating the next generation of business leaders in the cutting-edge technologies and processes that increasingly define successful businesses. With new and regularly updated material, IDS courses reflect technology advancements and changing business needs, to address current areas where there is strong market demand for well-trained business professionals. But we aren't just about the technology - we look for, and develop creative problem solving strengths in our students, understanding of business process and operations, business issues in relation to technology and analytics, and encourage students to develop as effective team players, with strong ethics, communications skills and a passion to excel. This program will make you a well-rounded, analytic minded, valuable future employee.
About Information and Decision Sciences
At University of Illinois in Chicago, our students to get a ‘taste’ of all subjects. This allows them to get hands on experience in more technology classes
such as Business Database Technology and Advanced Spreadsheet Analysis, complex analytical classes
such as Business Data Mining and Business Systems Analysis and Design, and core business subjects
such as accounting, finance, and economics. IDS students come out well rounded and capable
of putting their technical, analytic and critical thinking skills to use in a real world setting. In fact, our capstone course places you in business and gives you the true hands on experience
The undergraduate Bachelor of Science in Management Information Systems allows students to experience and learn the following three fields of studies: