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Business Information Systems Minor

The Business Information Systems minor (BIS Minor) focuses on how information systems are used to improve organizational performance and help employees be more efficient and effective through transforming business processes and automating tasks. The minor’s flexibility offers students the relevant biz-tech skill sets needed to match the rapidly evolving data and information system driven processes and decision making increasingly being leveraged in a vastly expanding wide range of disciplines and industries.

By taking the relevant BIS minor electives to match their academic and career paths, students can acquire the information systems, project management and data skills most relevant to their career interests. Thus, it is relevant to students entering fields such as Accounting, Business Administration, Communication, Computer Science, Digital Art, Economics, Finance, Health Science, International Business, Management, Marketing, New Media, and Operations and more.

BIS Minor can enhance employability in the following majors:

The BIS minor requires 18 credits and is suitable for any Eastern student, including transfer and non-traditional students. At least four of the courses below should be taken at Eastern.

Job Titles and Salaries Under the BIS Minor

Business Information Systems Minor Courses

  • (Three Required)
    • BIS/BUS 205 Information Management      
    • BIS/BUS 361 Business Information Systems          
    • BIS 370 Systems Analysis and Design    
  • (Choose Two)
    • BIS/BUS 305 Business Analytics
    • BIS 340 Business Data Communications & eNetworks    
    • BIS 365 Emerging Technologies and Business Applications           
    • BIS 368 Inter-Organizational Information Systems    
    • BIS 375 Electronic Commerce
    • BIS 373 Business Database Management   
    • BIS 378 Business Database Applications
    • BIS 430 Enterprise Resource Planning & E-Business
    • BIS 437 Rapid IT Development       
    • BIS 442  Information Technology Project Management          
    • BIS  447 Business Intelligence and Data Solutions     
    • BIS  449 Data Visualization
    • ACC 420 Accounting Information Technology & Business Solutions   
    • FIN 445 Case Studies in Financial Management Using Electronic Spreadsheets     
    • OSC 469 Seminar in Special Topics     
  • (Choose One)
    • ACC 201 Principles of Accounting        
    • BUS 201 Principles of Management     
    • BUS/FIN 225 Principles of Marketing          
    • BUS 245 Business Finance      
    • OSC/BUS 260 Operations Management
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