B.B.A. with Major in Information Systems
The Bachelor of Business Administration with a major in Information Systems is offered through the School of Entrepreneurship. This major offers broad preparation for a variety of information systems careers in corporate, government, and small business environments. Information Systems graduates attain careers as network administrators, database developers, information systems analysts, software programmers, technology consultants, computer support specialists, and a wide variety of emerging positions within the information systems and technology field. Positions range from entry-level information management systems positions, e.g., technical support, to those in senior management, e.g., Chief Information Officer (CIO).
Students may be admitted to the College of Business & Public Administration and may elect a major within a business discipline after completing at least 60 semester hours at UND or other accredited institutions.
They must also have earned a minimum grade point average of 2.50 (2.0 is C) in all courses attempted and a “C” or better in the six courses comprising a sophomore-level pre-business core.
Students planning to transfer to UND from a junior college should enroll in only those junior college business courses that are offered as freshman or sophomore level courses at UND.
Goals and Objectives
Goal 1: Students would demonstrate critical thinking and problem solving utilizing and applying application software.
- Develop E-R diagrams using Visio or Gliffy.com.
- Develop an application using a programming application.
- Utilize Office appropriately to document a system development project.
Goal 2: Apply and understanding written and oral communication skills in a business setting.
- Build an appropriate PPT file for the end-of-semester presentation.
- Make an oral presentation to department faculty for end-of-semester project.
Goal 3: Students would demonstrate critical thinking and problem solving utilizing programming and database.
- Build a relational database that is properly normalized.
- Link a relational database to an application via ODBC or Native drivers.
- Write efficient queries for embedding in an application.
Goal 4: Students would demonstrate critical thinking and problem solving using basic operating system and networking concepts, etc.
- Install IIS on a Windows Server machine.
- Manage virtual directories in IIS.
Required 125 credits (36 of which must be numbered 300 or above, and 60 of which must be from a 4-year institution)
Essential Studies Requirements (See University ES listing)
|College of Business and Public Administration Requirements|
|ACCT 200||Elements of Accounting I||3 credits|
|ACCT 201||Elements of Accounting II||3 credits|
|ACCT 315||Business in the Legal Environment||3 credits|
|ISBC 117||Personal Productivity with Information Technology||1 credit|
|ISBC 217||Fundamentals of Computer Information Systems||3 credits|
|ECON 201||Principles of Microeconomics||3 credits|
|ECON 202||Principles of Macroeconomics||3 credits|
|ECON 210||Introduction to Business and Economics Statistics||3 credits|
|ECON 303||Money and Banking||3 credits|
|MATH 103||College Algebra||3 credits|
|MATH 146||Applied Calculus||3 credits|
|MGMT 300||Principles of Management||3 credits|
|MGMT 301||Operations Management||3 credits|
|FIN 310||Principles of Financial Management||3 credits|
|MGMT 475||Strategic Management||3 credits|
|MRKT 305||Marketing Foundations||3 credits|
|POLS 115||American Government I||3 credits|
|COMM 110||Fundamentals of Public Speaking||3 credits|
|PSYC 111||Introduction to Psychology|
|Total Credits||55 credits|
|BBA in Information Systems|
|Tech 230||User Experience and Interface Design||3 credits|
|Tech 232||Web Design||3 credits|
|ISBC 300||Application Development||3 credits|
|ISBC 330||Database Design||3 credits|
|ISBC 340||Networking I||3 credits|
|ISBC 370||Information Systems Programming||3 credits|
|ISBC 410||Information Security||3 credits|
|ISBC 490||Information Systems Analysis and Design Seminar||3 credits|
|Electives at the 300+ level||6 credits|