Program Overview

The Business Information Systems Program combines marketable computer skills with economics, statistics, accounting, and business practices. This program is designed for the person who will assume the leadership for information systems in a small-to-medium sized business and will provide support to system and workstations users.

Business (AS) Requirements

Required Core Courses Units
ACTG 121 Financial Accounting 4 units
BUS. 103 Introduction to Business Information Systems 3 units
BUS. 401 Business Communications 3 units
BCM. 225 Spreadsheets I: Excel 1 unit
BCM. 226 Spreadsheets II: Excel 2 units
BCM. 230 Database Applications I: Access 1 unit
BCM. 231 Database Applications II: Access 2 units
COMP 155 Computer Programming Visual Basic 3 units
Electives from Group A
Electives from Group B
Group A – Select 6 units from the following: Units
ACTG 131 Managerial Accounting 4 units
ECON 102 Principles of Microeconomics 3 units
BUS. 100 Introduction to Business 3 units
ECON 100 Principles of Macro Economics 3 units
BUS. 101 Human Relations at Work 3 units
BUS. 120 Mathematical Analysis for Business 3 units
BUS. 123 Statistics 3 units
BUS. 150 Entrepreneurship - Small Business Management units
Group B – Select 3 units from the following: Units
BCM. 105 Introduction to Computers with Windows II 1 unit
BCM. 214 Word Processing I: Word 1 unit
BCM. 215 Word Processing II: Word 2 units
BCM. 301 Maximizing Your Employment Potential 1.5 units
BCM. 400 Internet I units
BCM. 403 HTML & Web Authoring Applications I 1.5 units
BCM. 404 HTML & Web Authoring Applications II 1.5 units
BCM. 480 Network Fundamentals (LAN) 3 units
CAOT 490 Technical Overview of the Internet units
COMP 156 Intermediate Programming in Visual BASIC units
COOP 670 Vocational Cooperative Education 1 or 4 units
TCOM 100 Survey of Telecommunications 3 units
Plus General Education and other requirements for the Associate degree (refer to Associate Degree Requirements).
Total Required Major Units: 28

And required General Education coursework and electives as needed to meet the minimum 60 units required for the Associate degree.

Please refer to the AA/AS Degree Requirements for more information.