Business Information Systems Program Requirements

The courses listed below are required for completion of the B.S. degree in Business Information Systems. Students must also complete the requirements for the Stevenson Core Curriculum. Typically, students will take lower level (100- and 200-level) courses in their freshman or sophomore years and upper-level (300- and 400-level) courses in their junior or senior years. Specific pre- and co-requisites for each course are provided in the Course Descriptions section of this catalog.

Some secondary requirements, which are noted by an asterisk (*) in the list below, can also be used to fulfill a Core Curriculum requirement.

Major Requirements:

Information Systems Core Lower Division Courses
(to be taken by all students)

IS 135

Advanced MS Office Applications

IS 140

Information Systems Architecture and Design

IS 150

Relational Database Design & SQL with MS Access

IS 170

Systems Development with UML

IS 231

Network Technologies

IS 240

Programming Concepts with Visual Basic .NET

Information Systems Core Upper Division Courses
(to be taken by all students)

IS 480

Technology Law

IS 481

Project and Knowledge Management

Technology Management Track (Note: Students may substitute one of the tracks listed under the Computer Information Systems major; if they do so, they will be awarded the Computer Information Systems degree.)

IS 280

Data & Database Management

IS 380

Information Security for the Organization

IS 385

Management of Business Networks

IS 386

E-Commerce Solutions

IS 387

Wireless Technology Solutions for the Office

IS Electives (2 upper-level courses)

Secondary Requirements: (to be taken by all students)

ACC 215

Principles of Accounting

ENG 212

Technical Writing*

MGT 204

Principles of Management

MGT 310

Organizational Behavior

MGT 424/ MKT 424

Entrepreneurial Development

MKT 206

Principles of Marketing