I am majoring in Computer Information Systems. It's a mix of computer science and business.
It's referred to as Information Technology in the business world.
I know this, but that's not the name of my major.
Application DevelopmentInformation TechnologyQuality Assurance
Actually Information Systems is a collection of 3 major departments:
I have never worked anywhere where QA was under the auspices of IS; nor has my dad--who as been a QA engineer since he retired from the Army.
MIS are the guys who tell IT/IS (the distinction is only academic in the real world) what to do, when to do it, how to do it and manage how it is integrated into the overall business plan.
There, now calm down children.seconded.
[Edited by moderator Latiosmaster47, 10/16/2009 9:33:14 AM]
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