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Business Information Systems Concentration

Recommended Course Sequence 

The recommended course sequences listed here are for marketing purposes only. Students should consult their academic adviser for course selection and degree progress.

 First Semester (Fall)

ENGL 101 College Writing I

IDS 101 The First-year Experience

IT 101 Introduction to Information Technology

IT 120 Web Programming I

MATH 101 Basic Algebra or higher


 Second Semester (Spring)

ACCT 110 Survey of Accounting

ENGL 102 College Writing II

IT 110 Intro to Programming

or IT 225 Spreadsheets and Databases

IT 125 Web Programming II

or higher level MATH course

PHED 105 Wellness and Fitness

 Third Semester (Fall)

LEAD 110 Foundations of leadership

IT 205 Database Management Systems I

IT 250 Networking I

MATH 205 Statistics

Science Elective - Laboratory Course 1


 Fourth Semester (Spring)

COMM 107 Speech Communication

IT 206 Database Management Systems II

IT 251 Networking II

MATH 113 Pre-Calculus

or MATH 310 Discrete Mathematics

Social and Behavioral Elective 1

 Fifth Semester (Fall)

ACCT 103 Managerial Accounting

BUSN 212 Written Communications

IT 320 Programming with Script Languages

IT 325 Business Programming I

LEAD 310 Profiles of Leadership

 Sixth Semester (Spring)

BUSN 201 Principles of Management

BUSN 330 Business Ethics

IT 335 Advanced Spreadsheets for Business

IT 326 Business Programming II

Social and Behavioral Elective 200-level 1

 Seventh Semester (Fall)

ACCT 301 Accounting Information Systems I

Free Elective 300- or 400-level

Free Elective 300- or 400-level

IT 410 IT Project Management

IT 440 Business Programming III

 Eighth Semester (Spring)

ACCT 303 Accounting Information Systems II

Free Elective 300- or 400-level

IT 420 Systems Analysis and Design

IT 441 Business Programming IV

IT 450 Current Topics in Information Technology


1 Please refer to page 95 of the catalog for a list of courses fulfilling the distribution requirements.