BBA, Business Administration, Information Systems Management

  • BBA information management

Bachelor of Business Administration, Information Systems Management

Students pursuing their bachelor’s degrees in business information systems will be prepared to advance their careers or find new opportunities in the fast growing field of information technology. The Bachelor of Business Administration with an emphasis in Information Systems Management introduces students to principles of programming and computer systems, project management, data communications, network implementation, systems quality assurance and security. Computer and information systems managers are crucial to corporations as they help navigate the labyrinth of modern technology. Part of their responsibilities includes delivering short- and long-term strategies for optimizing their company’s tech-based business solutions.

While many graduates often find themselves installing and upgrading their organizations’ computer systems and protecting office networks from hackers and malware, an equal number of information systems specialists will be delegating and overseeing these tasks. Brandman University’s online degree in business information systems management utilizes innovative curriculum to prepare students for thoroughly rewarding professional careers.  Brandman University also offers bachelor degree programs in finance, general business, marketing, accounting, and many more.  If you have any questions feel free to contact our admissions department.

What Jobs Can I Get with my Degree?

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, careers in the information systems field are expected to grow at a rate of 15% through 2022[1]. While many graduates will go on to become information systems managers, others will begin careers as software application developers, IT project managers, computer systems engineers and analysts, database administrators, computer programmers, and web developers. Many of these positions are listed on the “Best Jobs” list published by U.S. News and World Report due to their low unemployment rates, high median salaries and flexibility[2]. Almost every corporation, business and organization needs a reliable team with computer technology skills to help design and manage networks and websites, troubleshoot system and computer problems, and keep up with the latest technological advances.
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, jobs in computer information systems offer salaries well above the national mean wage for all occupations[3]. Brandman University provides flexible online or on-campus blended courses in business information system. This program is ideal for nontraditional students who are ready to advance their careers in today’s competitive global marketplace.

Admission Requirements

Applicants intending on enrolling in this program must complete the formal application process with all required documents, which include:

  1. 12 or more transferable baccalaureate level credits or the equivalent.
  2. Completed application package. Applications are available online.
  3. Official transcripts from ALL colleges and universities attended. Only credits from regionally accredited institutions may be accepted in transfer. Failure to report any previous academic work at another college or university may be considered a violation of academic integrity.
  4. For those applying under an active military agreement with Brandman University, admissibility and minimum transfer credit awarded will be determined based on the Community College of the Air Force, SMART, AARTS or JST transcripts. If additional coursework from other institutions is submitted prior to admission this coursework will also be included in determining admissibility and transferability for course credit.

Graduation Requirements–Bachelor Degrees

  • A minimum of 120 credits.
  • 36 credits earned in upper- division coursework.
  • Minimum of 30 credits completed in residence at Brandman; 18 of which must be upper-division credits, 12 of which must be completed in students major.
  • A 2.0 grade point average on a 4.0 scale at Brandman and transfer work.
  • A 2.0 grade point average in all major and minor coursework. Programs may have additional grade requirements.
  • Resolution of all “I” grades.
  • LBSU 302 Information Fluency and Academic Integrity (Cannot be used as an elective in a major, minor, or certificate program)
  • LBSU 304 Liberal Arts Core Foundations- (Cannot be used as an elective in a major, minor, or certificate program)

All courses taken in the major program must be passed with a grade equivalent of “C” or higher. All required courses must be taken for a letter grade where the option exists.

 

Lower-Division Core Requirements

ACCU 201 Principles of Accounting I 3
ACCU 202 Principles of Accounting II 3
CSCU 200 Introduction to Computers and Data Processing 3
ECNU 201 Principles of Macroeconomics 3
ECNU 202 Principles of Microeconomics 3
MATU 203 Introduction to Statistics 3
Total Credits 18

 

Upper-Division Core Requirements

ACCU 360 Financial Statement Analysis 3
COMU 410 Organizational Communication 3
FINU 305 Business Finance 3
MGTU 301 Principles of Management 3
MGTU 310 Legal Environment of Business 3
MGTU 400 Global Environment of Business 3
MGTU 315 Operations Management 3
MKTU 301 Principles of Marketing 3
OLCU 350 Leadership and Professional Ethics 3
OLCU 425 Leadership in Diverse and Multicultural Organizations 3
MGTU 410 Strategic Management (Core Capstone Course) 3
Total Credits 33

Prior to enrolling in the capstone course (MGTU 410), all courses in the BBA core must be completed; one core course may be taken concurrently. Formulating and implementing strategies using content from all core classes is emphasized

 

Information Systems Management Emphasis

CSCU 205 Introduction to Programming for Business Majors 3
CSCU 251 Introduction to Computing Systems Organization 3
CSCU 270 Information Systems Security 3
CSCU 315 Organizational Information Systems 3
CSCU 383 Introduction to Project Management 3
Select two courses from the following:
CSCU 353 Data Communications and Computer Networks 3
CSCU 408 Database Management 3
CSCU 410 Structured Systems Analysis and Design 3
CSCU 415 Systems Quality Assurance and Testing 3
CSCU 453 Network Implementation 3
Total Credits 21
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