What Does Systems Mean?
“Systems” is not just another word for programming or information technology! Systems are complex arrangements of parts forming a whole that convert inputs to valuable outputs. There are educational systems, cardiovascular systems, transportation systems, supplychain systems and many more.
Systems people have an analytical mind and are skilled in problem solving. Systems people use their skills inhealth care, businesses, manufacturing, education, government -- virtually every economic sector. Taylor systems graduates now work at places like Accenture, Vera Bradley, Rockwell-Collins, and Walmart corporate. They are working on systems in areas like distribution, logistics, customer service, design, communication and others. Our graduates -- whether art, mathematics, psychology, philosophy, even Christian education majors -- have discovered that a strong liberal arts education coupled with strong systems know-how is highly marketable.
Jessica Rogers '08 graduated with a BS degree in International Business and Systems and now works in Washington, D.C. as a Systems Consultant for Accenture. Read her testimony on why Taylor's Systems curriculum is so unique.
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Are you interested in learning more? Watch these clips to hear more about the advantages of systems study. Check out the systems curriculum. And schedule a campus visit so you can experience the Taylor community for yourself.
Felix Aguilar, Director of the Systems Curriculum, discusses what systems is and why students should take advantage of the skills they will learn when adding it to their major.
Taylor University also offers a Systems Engineering major for students with a particular interest in increasing productivity by improving processes, management of people, methods of business organization, and technology.
Maggie (O’Connell '12) Kessenich – Recent Taylor graduate and Walmart employee talks about the benefits of learning systems with her business degree.
Follow Maggie as she travels to Arkansas to interview with Walmart Corporate.