Business Administration, B.S. - Business Information Systems

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The graduation requirements are listed below. In addition, students select free electives to reach 120 credits overall required for the degree.  The department website provides an overview of the program, admission requirements for the major (when applicable), faculty biographies, learning outcomes, and careers:


All bachelor’s degree programs include liberal education (LEP) and writing (W) course requirements. To review more detailed information, please visit General Education (LEP) Degree Requirements.   


(*) When up to three courses in the major/cognate may also satisfy LEP requirements, they are recommended below; only two courses within Explorations (T2) may be fulfilled by courses in the same subject. 

Students must take a minimum of 50 percent of the Business Administration Requirements, and at least 50 percent of the Concentration Requirements at Southern Connecticut State University.

Business Administration Requirements (33 Credits)
ACC 200 – Principles of Financial Accounting (‘C’ or better required)
ACC 210 – Managerial Accounting (‘C’ or better required)
BIS 370 – Business Information Systems (‘C’ or better required)
ECO 100 - Principles of Macro-Economics (T2CC)*
ECO 101 - Principles of Micro-Economics (T2GA)*
ECO 270 - Applied Business Statistics (‘C’ or better required)
FIN 300 – Corporate Finance (‘C’ or better required)
MGT 240 – Business Law and Ethics (‘C’ or better required)
MGT 305 – Organizational Behavior (‘C’ or better required)
MGT 450 – Business Policy and Strategy Seminar (‘C’ or better required)
MKT 200 – Principles of Marketing (‘C’ or better required)

Business Information Systems Concentration (27 Credits)
(‘C+’ or better required)
BIS 371 – Information System Analysis and Design Techniques
BIS 375 – Decision Support Systems
BIS 400 - Global Information Systems
BIS 430 – Project Management
BIS 460 – Information Security Management
BIS 470 – Business Information Systems Design

Select three courses from:
BIS 380 - Cloud Computing for Business
BIS 385 - Design and Administration of Business Messaging Systems
BIS 398 - Special Topics 
BIS 410 - AI for Business Systems
BIS 415 - Technology for Real Estate Professionals
BIS 420 - Business Process Design and Improvement
BIS 497 - Internship
BIS 498 - Advanced Special Topics


CSC 200 — Information Management and Productivity Software (T1TF)*
MAT 125 or MAT 150 — Mathematics Cognate (T1QR)*
MGT 200 - Managerial Communication

Select two courses from:
ACC 370 - Accounting Information Systems
CSC 152 - CS1: Programming Fundamentals
CSC 207 - Computer Systems
MKT 341 - Digital Marketing