Information Systems at Sydney University

Courses of Study for a Major in Information Systems: Synopsis

You have two mechanisms for doing a formally recognized major plan of study in Information Systems in the degree programs of Bachelor of Science and Bachelor of Arts Informatics. You can also do some Information Systems studies in the degrees offered by the Faculty of Economics but you cannot complete an identifiable major under their regulations.

BSc

1st Year

INFO 1000(6cps) or COMP 1001(6cps)

ARIN 1000(6cps) or ENGL 1050(6cps)

2nd Year

INFO 2000(4cps) and INFO 2007(4cps)

INFO 3000(4cps) and INFO 2005(4cps)

3rd Year

ISYS 3015(4cps) and INFO 3005(4cps) and ISYS 3012(4cps)

ISYS 3207 (8cps)

BA Informatics

1st Year

INFO 1000(6cps) or COMP 1001(6cps)

ARIN 1000(6cps)

2nd Year

INFO 2000(4cps) and INFO 2007(4cps)

ARIN 2000(8cps) and INFO 2005(4cps)

3rd Year

ISYS 3100(4cps)

ISYS 3000(4cps) and ISYS 3208(8cps)

4th Year

ARIN 3500/3600(8/16cps)

Economics Faculty Students (not an approved major)

1st Year

INFO 1000(6cps) or COMP 1001(6cps)

ARIN 1000(6cps) or ENGL 1050(6cps) or ECOF 1001/1002(6cps)

2nd Year

INFO 2000(4cps) and INFO 2007(4cps)

INFO 2005(4cps)

3rd Year

ISYS 3015(4cps) and INFO 3005(4cps)and ISYS 3012(4cps)

ISYS 3207(8cps) and INFO 3000(4cps)

 

Students can enrol in a BA and complete the equivalent of a major in IS in conjunction with majors in Political Economy, Economic History, Economics, Industrial Relations & Human Resource Management, and Government.

B Com (Liberal Studies)

The equivalent of a major in Information Systems can be completed under these regualtions.

Unit Titles

INFO 2000 - Systems Analysis and Design: Prereq -INFO 1000 or COMP 1001

INFO 2005 - Personal Database Tools: Prereq - INFO 1000 or COMP 1001

INFO 2007 - Distributed Information Systems: Prereq - INFO 1000 or COMP 1001

ISYS 3000 - Information Systems Management: Prereq - INFO 2000

INFO 3005 - Organisational Database Systems: Prereq - INFO 2005

ISYS 3012 - Project Management and Practice: Prereq - INFO 2000

ISYS 3015 - Information Systems Research Methods: Prereq - ARIN 1000 or ENGL 1050 or equivalent

ISYS 3100 - Advanced Arts Informatics: Prereq - INFO 2005

ISYS 3207 - Information Systems Project: Prereq - ISYS 3015

ARIN 1000 - History and Theory of Informatics: Prereq - none

ARIN 2000 - Research Methods in IS and Humanities & Social Sciences: Prereq - ARIN 1000

ARIN 3500 - Arts Informatics Project: Prereq - ISYS 3207

ARIN 3600 - Advanced Arts Informatics Project: Prereq - ISYS 3207

ENGL 1050 - Language in Context: Image, Speech, Writing: Prereq - none

ECOF 1001/1002 - Communication & Critical Analysis: Prereq - none

Transfer Arrangements for currently enrolled students (1999):

Students in the 2nd year of their BSc.program can transfer into an IS major and complete in minimum possible time if they do they following schedule and already have completed either COMP1000 or COMP1001:

 

1999 -2nd semester

ENGL 1050 or ECOF 1001/1002, COMP 2005

2000 - 1st semester

INFO 2000, INFO 2007, ISYS 3015, INFO 3005, ISYS 3012

2000- 2nd semester

ISYS 3000, ISYS 3207

Students in the 3rd year of their BSc program can transfer into an IS major and complete in minimum possible time if they do the following schedule and already have completed either COMP1000 or COMP1001 and COMP 2000:

1999 -2nd semester

ENGL 1050 or ECOF 1001/1002, COMP 2005

2000 - 1st semester

INFO 2007, ISYS 3015, INFO 3005, ISYS 3012

2000- 2nd semester

ISYS 3000, ISYS 3207

If you have completed COMP3005 then you do not need to do INFO2005.

 

Students wishing to transfer into the BA Informatics should enrol in the following units for 1999:

1999 -2nd semester

ENGL 1050 or ECOF 1001/1002, COMP 2005

Arrangements for 2000 require students to apply through UAC for entry. In 2001 transfers from other course will be considered on a case by case basis.