Business Information Systems, B.S.

The Bachelor of Science in Business Information Systems program will prepare students with the skills needed to work in the information technology industry.  The program is designed as a bridge between business and technology. Different from a pure computer science program or a traditional business program, this program equips student with both business knowledge and technical skills. Students will learn how to design a business-strategic plan aligning with technology and information system principals.

The Requirements for Admission to this Degree Program Are:

  • A minimum cumulative undergraduate grade point average (CGPA) of 2.5
  • A minimum CGPA of 2.5 in all Business course

Incoming students may transfer up to 50% of the School of Business courses required in the major, pending department evaluation for transfer equivalency. Once matriculated at NJCU, transfer students must complete at least 30 credits at NJCU to satisfy the university’s residency requirement. Students must also maintain a GPA of 2.5 or better in courses taken in the School of Business. Students must earn a grade of C or higher in each School of Business course (ACCT, BUSI, ECON, FINC, MGMT, MKTG) used in fulfillment of a graduation requirement.

Common Core Requirements (33 credits)
MGMT 225Business Enterprise Applications3
MGMT 251Operations and Project Management Fundamentals3
ECON 203Business Statistics3
MGMT 211Principles of Management3
MKTG 231Principles of Marketing3
MGMT 241Global Business3
ACCT 251Financial Accounting3
ACCT 252Management Accounting3
MGMT 235Business Law I: Legal Environment of Business3
FINC 371Managerial Finance3
MGMT 411Business Policy3
Specialization Requirements (30 credits)
FINC 2X1Foundations of Business Information Systems 3
FINC 2X2Ethical and Social Issues in Business Information Systems 3
FINC 3X1Application Development for Business Information Systems 3
FINC 3X2Introduction to Business Information Systems Analysis and Design 3
FINC 3X3Principles of Digital Transformation 3
FINC 3X4Basics of Business Telecommunications and Infrastructure 3
FINC 415Basics of Data Collection, Data Warehousing, and Data Cleansing (Basics of Data Collection, Data Warehousing and Data Cleansing )3
FINC 4X2Principles of Business Information Systems Project Management 3
FINC 4X3Principles of Business Information Systems Security and Risk Management 3
FINC 4X4apstone Project in Business Information Systems 3
Recommended Electives (12 credits)
Students may choose to take 12 credits as business information systems electives OR 18 credit as minor in Data Science, for example, or other minor
FINC 4XXBasics of Business Web Design3
FINC 4XXMobile Business Applications Development3
FINC 4XXSpecial Topics in Business Information Systems3
FINC 4XXInternship in Business Information Systems3
MKTG 422E-commerce3
MGMT 302Undergraduate Business Field Study I3
General Education Courses Required
MATH 164Pre-Calculus for Business Students4
or ECON 211 Business and Economic Statistics
ECON 207Principles of Economics:Macro3
ECON 208Principles of Economics:Micro3
Plan of Study Grid
Freshman
Semester 1Credits
INTD 101 Orientation to College *first time freshmen only 1
General Education Tier I Course 3
General Education Tier I Course 3
ENGL 101 English Composition I 4
MATH 164
Pre-Calculus for Business Students
or Analytics For Business and Economics
3-4
 Credits14-15
Semester 2
ENGL 102 English Composition II 4
MGMT 211 Principles of Management 3
General Education Tier I Course 3
General Education Tier I Course 3
Elective 3
 Credits16
Sophomore
Semester 1
MGMT 241 Global Business 3
ECON 207 Principles of Economics:Macro 3
MGMT 225 Business Enterprise Applications 3
ACCT 251 Financial Accounting 3
General Education Tier II Course 3
 Credits15
Semester 2
FINC 250 Financial Literacy: Strategies for Financial Success 3
ECON 208 Principles of Economics:Micro 3
ECON 203 Business Statistics 3
ACCT 252 Management Accounting 3
General Education Tier II Course 3
 Credits15
Junior
Semester 1
MGMT 251 Operations and Project Management Fundamentals 3
MGMT 235 Business Law I: Legal Environment of Business 3
FINC 2X1Foundation of Business Information Systems 3
FINC 2X2Ethical and Social Issues in Business Information Systems 3
General Education Tier III Course 3
 Credits15
Semester 2
MKTG 231 Principles of Marketing 3
FINC 371 Managerial Finance 3
FINX 3X1Application Development for Business Information Systems 3
FINX 3X2Introduction to Business Information Systems Analysis and Design 3
FINC 415 Basics of Data Collection, Data Warehousing, and Data Cleansing (Basics of Data Collection, Data Warehousing and Data Cleansing ) 3
 Credits15
Senior
Semester 1
MGMT 411 Business Policy 3
FINC 3X3Principles of Digital Transformation 3
FINC 3X4Basics of Business Telecommunications and Infrastructure 3
FINC 4X2Principles of Business Information Systems Project Management 3
Major Elective or Minor Requirement 3
 Credits15
Semester 2
FINC 4X3Principles of Business Information Systems Security and Risk Management 3
FINC 4X4Capstone Project in Business Information Systems 3
Major Elective or Minor Requirement 3
Major Elective or Minor Requirement 3
Major Elective or Minor Requirement 3
 Credits15
 Total Credits120-121

Upon completion of the B.S program in Business Information Systems, students will be able to:

  • SLO1: Apply theoretical and technical knowledge to develop effective Business Information Systems 
  • SLO2: Analyze a given set of managerial and organizational requirements and implement a BIS solution to meet these requirements. 
  • SLO3: Communicate business concepts effectively through oral presentation. 
  • SLO4: Assess the implications of ethical issues and the place of social responsibility in sustainable business practices. 
  • SLO5: Collaborate productively as part of a team. 
  • SLO6: Support the delivery, use and management of BIS within an information system environment.