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Information Systems

College of Business Administration

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Information Systems - Programs

Undergraduate Programs

Bachelor of Science in Business Administration

Requirements

In order to graduate with a business degree from CSULB, a student must complete a minimum of 120 units. A majority of the upper division business courses, including economics and statistics, must be completed at this university. For details, refer to the CBA Policy on Course Transfers/Substitutions.

1. ACCT 201; ECON 100, 101; BLAW 220; MATH 108 or 114, 115, and PHIL 170.

2. All business and pre-business majors shall demonstrate computer literacy and competency prior to taking junior and senior level courses. Requires one of the following:

  • A. Passing score (70%) on the Computer Proficiency Examination (CPE).
  • B. Completion of IS 233 with Credit (Cr) or “C” or better grade in a transfer equivalent course.

3. Upper Division:

  • A. CBA 300; ACCT 310; ECON 333; FIN 300; BLAW 320; IS 300, 301, 310; HRM 360; MGMT 300; MKTG 300.
  • B. MGMT 425 (Capstone) must be taken at CSULB as a senior and after the upper division prerequisite core courses have been completed (ACCT 310, FIN 300, MGMT 300, MKTG 300, IS 301).
  • C. Completion of option requirements.

4. Elective courses to total 120 units. Students are encouraged to select electives for expansion of knowledge and intellectual interests as well as for preparation for business employment.

Option in Management Information Systems (code IS__BS01) (120 units)

Prepares students for careers in Management Information Systems in business, education, and government. Emphasis on systems management, information process and analysis, and new uses of information technology. Fundamentals of business information systems, computer hardware, system and application software, telecommunications, electronic business, and decision support systems are included providing a solid foundation in this rapidly changing field. Curriculum is based on both the DPMA and ACM models.

Choose one of the following four tracks:

Applications Development Track

  1. IS 340, 355, 380, 385, 485;
  2. Three units selected from: IS 320, 464, 470, 480.

Business Telecommunications Track

  1. IS 340, 355, 380, 455,456;
  2. Three units selected from: IS 457 or 464.

Electronic Commerce Track

  1. IS 340, 355, 380, 445, 484;
  2. Three units selected from: IS 456, 480, 483, MKTG 437.

Decisions Technologies Track

IS 320, 340, 355, 380, 464, 470.

Minor in Management Information Systems (code IS__UM01)

Requirements

  1. IS 300;
  2. 15 units selected from IS 320, 340, 343, 355, 380, 385, 445, 455, 456, 464, 470, 480, 483, 484, and 485.