The need for Information Technology (IT) in the business industry has shifted into an environment that is more outward looking in order to compete in the free market. Information Technology is closely related to Information Systems (IS) in their joint support of the organization. They facilitate excellent procedures of the whole organization and strengthen its competitiveness.
As a discipline, Information systems has been making positive contributions to wide range of organizations, especially in this era of digital information where information can be accessed and distributed easily. Information systems helps organization in managing data as an asset, either collected or presented by information systems, which are possible to be implemented for problem solving and management decisions making.
The Information Systems Study Program was founded in response to the progressive demand for skilled human resources in the field of information systems. The scope of study in the Program includes Information Systems: information systems development including information systems analysis, design and implementation (programming), management information systems, business process analysis and design, enterprise systems, database analysis and design, and information system project management.