Academic Catalog


Department of Information Technology and Decision Sciences

2072 Constant Hall
(757) 683-3571

Weiyong Zhang, Interim Chair

The Department of Information Technology and Decision Sciences is the largest academic department in the Strome College of Business.  It is comprised of three separate, yet interrelated, academic disciplines - Business Analytics, Information Technology, and Maritime & Supply Chain Management.  The department offers programs at the bachelor, master, and PhD levels.

The department offers common body of knowledge courses in information technology, operations management, decision analysis, business statistics, data analysis, and management science to all of Strome's undergraduate students, as well as electives in various aspects of the disciplines.

Students from both the undergraduate and graduate programs land jobs at companies such as Oracle, Microsoft, Booz Allen Hamilton, BP (British Petroleum), Norfolk Southern, A.P. Møller, Northrop Grumman, CMA CGM, ZIM, Walmart, Dollar Tree and the federal government.

Our faculty's research has been funded by the National Science Foundation, the U.S. Federal Highway Administration and the U.S. Department of Transportation.  The department's maritime research was ranked eighth in the world at 2015 by ISI Web of Science.