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. Specific pre- and co-requisites for each course are provided in the course descriptions.

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 (all students):

IS 135

Advanced MS Office Applications

IS 140

Information Systems Architecture and Design

IS 150

Relational Database Design and SQL with MS Access

IS 170

Systems Development with UML

IS 201

Management Information Systems

IS 231

Network Technologies

IS 240

Programming Concepts with Visual Basic.NET



IS 260

Presentation Theory and Application (BIS Technology Management Track Only)**

IS 301

Principles of E-Commerce

**Students on the technology management track may choose IS 260 Presentation Theory and Application as an alternative to IS 240. However, a later switch to another BIS or CIS track will require the completion of IS 240.

(All students take three of the following five)

IS 320***

Human-Computer Interaction

IS 350

IS Internship

IS 380****

Information Security for the Organization

IS 480

Technology Law

IS 481

Project and Knowledge Management

*** For students on the e-commerce technology track, IS 320 is required as it is a prerequisite to a track course.

**** For students on the technology management track, IS 380 will count for the track requirement.

Students must also complete the courses for one of the tracks listed below. They may substitute a track offered under computer information systems; if they do so, they will be awarded the computer information system degree.

Technology Management Track

IS 280

Data & Database Management

IS 380

Information Security for the Organization

IS 385

Management of Business Networks

IS 386

E-Commerce Business Solutions

IS 387

Wireless Technology Solutions for the Office

E-Commerce Technology Track

IS 343

Web Architecture and Design Technologies

IS 361

E-Collaboration and Social Networking

IS 386

E-Commerce Business Solutions

IS 443

XML E-Business Applications

IS 462

Current Topics in E-Commerce

Secondary Requirements (all students):

ACC 215

Principles of Accounting I

MGT 210

Business Writing*

MGT 204

Principles of Management

MKT 206

Principles of Marketing

One 300-400 Level INBUS, MGT, or MKT Course