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Information Systems Major, B.S. in B.A.

B.S. in B.A. degree
Major Map for Option A - Enterprise Software
Major Map for Option B - Cybersecurity
Major Map for Option C - General
Major Map for Option D - Business Data Analytics

This major is also offered via CMU Online.

Admission Requirements, Retention & Termination Standards

To declare a major in Information Systems, see an advisor in the Business Information Systems Department. To register for most of the courses on the major, students must be admitted to Professional Business Studies. Please see the bulletin for course prerequisites.

With the exception of BIS 490, the department does not accept Credit/No Credit courses on undergraduate majors.

Program Requirements

Common Body of Knowledge Courses I (6 hours)

BUS 100Essential Business Skills

3(3-0)

MGT 499Integrated Capstone-Strategic Management

3(3-0)

Common Body of Knowledge Courses II (3 hours)

Select one of the following:

BUS 300QRApplied Business Statistics

3(3-0)

BUS 503QRApplied Lean Six Sigma

3(3-0)

Required Courses I (15 hours)

BIS 228Applications Development

3(3-0)

BIS 380Enterprise Architecture

3(3-0)

BIS 420Systems Analysis and Design

3(3-0)

BIS 422Database Management Systems

3(3-0)

BIS 425Information Systems Development Project

3(3-0)

Required Courses II (9 hours)

Select one of the following options:

Option A - Enterprise Software (9 hours)

Select three of the following:

BIS 347Enterprise Software in Business Using SAP Software

3(3-0)

BIS 357ABAP Programming Fundamentals

3(3-0)

BIS 458Configuration and Implementation using SAP Software

3(3-0)

BIS 598Integration of Business Processes Using SAP Software

4(Spec)

Option B - Cybersecurity (9 hours)

Select BIS 512 plus two other courses:

BIS 512Cybersecurity Analysis

3(3-0)

BIS 521Governance, Risk, and Compliance in Cybersecurity

3(3-0)

BIS 523Cybercrime Forensics

3(3-0)

BIS 525Managing Security and Privacy in the Cloud

3(3-0)

Note: BIS 380 is a prerequisite for BIS 512. BIS 512 is a prerequisite for BIS 521, BIS 523, and BIS 525.

Option C - General (9 hours)

Select 9 credit hours of Business Information Systems (BIS) courses approved by an Information Systems faculty advisor.

Option D - Business Data Analytics (9 hours)

BIS 580Business Decision Modeling

3(3-0)

BIS 581Business Data Analytics

3(3-0)

BIS 582Data Visualization: Theory and Practice

3(3-0)

Total: 33 semester hours