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Business Information Systems (B.S.B.A.)

Department of Business Education and Business Information Systems, College of Business

Effective Fall, 2009

Students majoring in a B.S.B.A. degree program in the College of Business must take at least 50 percent of the business credit hours required for the business degree at Bloomsburg University.

In addition to 53 semester hours of general education requirements and 7 general education electives, a total of 60 semester hours is required for a major in business information systems. Elective courses complete the balance of the university's 120-hour requirement for a bachelor's degree. Several specific general education courses are required in this major. They include:

BUSED.333 Business Communications

COMSTUD.103 Public Speaking

ECONOMIC.121 Principles of Economics I

ECONOMIC.122 Principles of Economics II

ECONOMIC.256 Business and Economic Statistics

ENGLISH.101 Foundations of College Writing

MATH.118 Matrix Algebra

Choose one of the following two courses:

ECONOMIC.156 Business and Economic Mathematics

MATH.123 Essentials of Calculus

Requirements for the Major

A total of 48 credits in core business courses and business information courses is required. Required courses include:

ACCT.220 Financial Accounting

ACCT.223 Managerial Accounting

FINANCE.313 Introduction to Corporate Finance

ITM.302 End-User Solutions

ITM.321 Principles of Business Information Systems

ITM.322 End-User Project Management (fall only)

ITM.330 Telecommunications (spring only)

ITM.340 Networking Design and Administration (spring only)

ITM.375 Data-Driven Web Dev (fall only)

ITM.405 Training and Development in Business Systems (fall only)

ITM.409 Cases in Business Information Systems (spring only)

LAW.331 Law and Legal Environment

MGMT.244 Principles of Management

MGMT.481 Business Policies and Strategies

MISCIS.150 Introduction to Information Technology

MKTG.310 Marketing: Principles and Practice

300- or 400-level business elective with advisor's approval

Electives and Free Electives

Students must choose 12 semester hours at the 300+ level in elective courses from General Business, Accounting, Computer and Information Systems, Management, Business Information Systems, Finance, Marketing and Legal Studies, with the exception of BUSED.402, BUSED.403, BUSED.404 and BUSED.406