Enterprise Information Systems

Gain hands-on experience with software systems that are used by world’s best and largest companies. This minor combines business process management and information technology to prepare students for a career in technical as well as business consulting in the ERP domain. Students will study various areas of ERP implementation, configuration, business intelligence, security and supply chain management.

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Skills
  • SAP
  • Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP)
  • Data warehouse
  • Business intelligence
  • Business process
  • Risk assurance (GRC)
  • Security and audit
Careers
  • Consulting
  • Business Analyst
  • Financial Analyst
  • ERP/SAP Analyst
  • Supply Chain Analyst
  • Process Analyst
  • Accounting

Requirements

  • All minors at USC need 16 units that only meet minor requirements and do not meet any other major, minor, or GE requirement.
  • All courses completed for your minor or specialization must be completed for a letter grade.
  • You must earn a 2.0 minimum cumulative GPA in the courses completed for your minor or specialization.

Minor (16 units)
Core requirements (12 units):
  • ITP-320 “Enterprise Information Systems” (4 units)
  • ITP-422 “Configuring Enterprise Resource Planning Systems” (4 units) [prerequisite: ITP-320]
  • ITP-487 “Enterprise Data Analytics” (4 units) [prerequisite: ITP-249 or ITP-320]
Electives (4 units):
  • ITP-421 “Advanced Programming for Enterprise Information Systems” (3 units) [prerequisite: ITP-320]
  • ITP-454 “Enterprise Resource Planning, Design, and Implementation” (3 units) [prerequisite: ITP-320]
  • ITP-470 “Information Technology Practicum” (*1-4 units)
  • ITP-486 “Securing and Auditing Enterprise Resource Planning Systems” (3 units) [prerequisite: ITP-320]
  • ITP-488 “Managing Supply Chains with Advanced Planning & Optimization” (3 units) [prerequisite: ITP-320]
  • ITP-489 “In-Memory Data Modeling and Analytics” (4 units) [prerequisite: ITP-249 or ITP-320]

Specialization (10-12 units)
Core requirement (4 units):
  • ITP-320 “Enterprise Information Systems” (4 units)
Electives (6-8 units):
  • ITP-421 “Advanced Programming for Enterprise Information Systems” (3 units) [prerequisite: ITP-320]
  • ITP-422 “Configuring Enterprise Resource Planning Systems” (4 units) [prerequisite: ITP-320]
  • ITP-454 “Enterprise Resource Planning, Design, and Implementation” (3 units) [prerequisite: ITP-320]
  • ITP-470 “Information Technology Practicum” (*1-4 units)
  • ITP-486 “Securing and Auditing Enterprise Resource Planning Systems” (3 units) [prerequisite: ITP-320]
  • ITP-487 “Enterprise Data Analytics” (4 units) [prerequisite: ITP-249 or ITP-320]
  • ITP-488 “Managing Supply Chains with Advanced Planning & Optimization” (3 units) [prerequisite: ITP-320]
  • ITP-489 “In-Memory Data Modeling and Analytics” (4 units) [prerequisite: ITP-249 or ITP-320]

Course Plan

Use the chart below to plan your course schedule to complete your minor. Pay careful attention to prerequisites. Make sure you consult with your major adviser about how best to incorporate the requirements for your minor with your major and general education requirements.

Please contact our advisement team with questions about course sequencing, departmental clearance and course substitutions.


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