Business Information Systems


The Business Information Systems program is designed for students interested in pursuing a career in business with a focus on information technology. The major satisfies the business sector's need for well-rounded technology professionals. As technology managers, graduates of this program are responsible for delivering information services while cost-effectively administering their organization's information resources and technology.  The Business Information Systems program enables graduates to understand the interaction, planning, development, and operations of information systems and information sharing within a business or organization.

This cross-disciplinary program combines topics from our Computer Information Technology degree and our Business Administration degree to create a unique program that gives you the opportunity to blend your passion for technology with your business and leadership skills.


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Degree and Certificate Requirements

I. Required courses for the major (16 units)

BUS 124 Introduction to Business 3.0
BUS 126 Business and the Legal Environment 3.0
CIS 101 Introduction to Information Systems 3.0
CIS 160 Computer Harware & Software 4.0
ECON 101 Introduction to Micro Economics 3.0


II. Select at least three (3.0) Elective Units:

ACCT 099 Practical Accounting 3.0
ACCT 210 Principles of Financial Accounting 4.0
ACCT 220 Principles of Managerial Accounting 4.0
ACCT 240 Computer Accounting 3.0
BUS 260 Business Communications 3.0
ECON 102 Introduction to Macro Economics 3.0


III. Select at least three (3.0) Elective Units:

CIS 115 Outlook 1.0
CIS 120 Microsoft Word I 1.0
CIS 121 MIcrosoft Word II 1.0
CIS 124 Excel I 1.0
CIS 125 Excel II 1.0
CIS 128 Microsoft Access 1.0
CIS 130 PowerPoint I 1.0
CIS 131 PowerPoint II 3.0
CIS 161 Introduction to Cybersecurity:Ethical Hacking 3.0
CIS 162 Computer Network Fundamentals 3.0
CIS 163 Routing and Switching 3.0
CIS 166 Digital Forensics Fundamentals 3.0
CIS 167 Systems and Network Administration 3.0
CIS 202 Programming Concepts and Methodologies 3.0
CIS 210 Programming in C++ 3.0


*If not used forsection I. programming units.

Total Major Units 22.0-23.0


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