Business Information Systems

Bachelor of Arts in Business Information Systems

Bachelor of Arts in Business Information Systems graduates are able to understand the interaction and importance of information systems and information sharing within a business or organization. Courses will focus on networking, e-business administration, strategic data utilization, business management, as well as problem solving and leadership in designing, developing and implementing new or existing information systems within the businesses organization. This degree is IACBE accredited.

Program Outcomes
Graduates from the Bachelor of Arts in Business Information Systems program will be able to:

  • Utilize analytical, logical, and critical thinking abilities to analyze user requirements and to design, develop, and deploy effective Information Systems solutions;
  • Evaluate appropriate enterprise solutions for business success;
  • Manage relationships with technology providers and customers;
  • Analyze alternatives to complex business problems and alternatives; and
  • Evaluate the business as an integral information system including the relations among functional areas, and the application of long-range planning, systems implementation, and control processes.

Program Requirements

  • Total Minimum Credits Required: 120 credits
  • General Education Requirements: 49 credits
  • Major Requirements: 45 credits
  • Electives: 26 credits

Required Courses (45 credits):
MGT 330 Management for Organizations (3 credits)
ECO 204 Principles of Microeconomics (3 credits)
ACC 205 Principles of Accounting I (3 credits)
INF 220 IS Principles (3 credits)
BUS 311 Business Law I (3 credits)
BUS 308 Statistics for Managers (3 credits) OR
MAT 332 Applied Statistics (3 credits)
COM 340 Technical Writing (3 credits)
INF 231 Programming Concepts (3 credits)
INF 340 Business Systems Analysis (3 credits)
INF 322 Database Management Systems (3 credits)
INF 325 Telecommunications & Networking Concepts (3 credits)
BUS 352 e-Business (3 credits)
INF 410 Project Management (3 credits)
INF 336 Project Procurement Management (3 credits)
MGT 497 Strategic Technology Planning for Organizations (3 credits)

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Cohort Retention, Persistence, and Graduation

Cohort Retention, Persistence, and Graduation


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