Bachelor of Science in
Information Systems Management:
BISM

BISM Program

The undergraduate degree in Information Systems Management is designed to provide students with a comprehensive understanding of the management and use of information systems in organizations. The program focuses on the development and implementation of information
systems to support business operations, and decision-making. Students will learn how to analyze, design, and implement information systems that support organizational goals and objectives.


The curriculum includes courses in programming, database management, systems analysis and design, project management, and business systems. Graduates will be prepared for careers in information systems management, systems analysis, and other related fields.

BISM Program Learning Outcomes (PLOs):

  1. Knowledge and Proficiency – demonstrate understanding of the role of information systems in organizations and the impact of technology on
    business operations.
  2. Critical Thinking – exhibit analytical and critical thinking skills to support business operations and strategic decision making, and to solve
    organizational problems.
  3.  Information Utilization – design and implement information systems that support organizational goals and objectives and describe the potential global impacts of specific information systems solutions.
  4. Communication Skills – communicate effectively with stakeholders and team members towards the development and implementation of information systems.
  5. Diversity awareness – exhibit an understanding of, and respect for, diversity of individuals, groups, and cultures related to information systems
    management.
  6. Ethics – exhibit a knowledge and understanding of ethical, social and legal implications of information systems.

Course Requirements

a. General Education: 64 units

The following units must be taken from the following disciplines:

General Education Category Units
Communications
12
Humanities and Art
20
Social Sciences
16
Mathematics and Sciences
16

Total

64

Please see the General Education Requirements section of the Catalog for the course list and description.

 

b. Degree Required Courses: 100 units

Complete a minimum of 100 quarter units of Major Core Curriculum courses.

 

Major Core Curriculum – 100 units required
Course Sode Course Name Units

GENERALISM - 7 courses, 28 units

BISM101
Foundations of Information Systems Management
4
BISM102
Ethics in Information Technology
4
BISM103
Information Systems Theory and Practice
4
BISM335
Enterprise Architecture
4
BISM405
Business Intelligence and Data Analytics
4
BISM106
Managing Innovations in Information Systems
4
BISM107
Knowledge management
4

Communication – 3 courses, 12 units

CISM201
Telecommunications in Information Systems
4
CISM400
Network administration
4
CISM410
Business Network Design
4

Information system – 3 courses, 12 units

4
SISM325
Information Systems Project Management
4
SISM330
Systems Analysis and Design
4
SISM225
Information Systems in Organizations
4

Security – 3 courses, 12 units

DISM230
Principles and Practice of Information Security
4
DISM425
Cybersecurity for Leaders and Managers
4
DISM 420
Decision support systems
4

Data – 3 courses, 12 units

DISM310
Big Data Analytics
4
DISM315
Data Modeling and Warehousing
4
DISM320
Data Management
4

IT infrastructure – 3 courses, 12 units

SISM110
Computer Essentials
4
SISM115
Software and Hardware Infrastructure Concepts
4
SISM320
Cloud computing
4

Web development – 3 courses, 12 units

EISM210
Internet of things
4
EISM215
Introduction to Web Design
4
EISM220
Electronic Commerce
4
c. Elective Courses: 16 units

Complete a total of 16 quarter units of elective courses from BBA core Courses or BISM elective Courses.

BBA Electives Courses – 16 units required
Course Code Course Name Units
BISM108
Programming Fundamentals
4
SISM220
Business Process Management
4
SISM120
Human-Computer Interaction
4
SISM230
Global Information Systems
4
BISM330
Enterprise Resource Planning Systems
4
DISM330
Digital Security
4
APPLICATION FOR GRADUATION

Graduation is not automatic on completion of degree requirements. An application must be filed with the School of Business Management and the Office of Admissions and Records during the quarter in which the student expects to graduate. Students who do not graduate in the quarter for which they have applied must reapply and pay any applicable fees in the subsequent quarter in which they expect to graduate.

Graduation Requirement:

  1. Successfully completed a minimum of 180 quarter units of the B.I.S.M degree in information systems management  coursework with a minimum cumulative grade point average (CGPA) of 2.0 on a 4.0 scale.
  2.  Successfully complete the degree requirements within the Maximum Time Frame (MTF) allowed for the  B.I.S.M . degree, which is 1.5 times the program length. The program is normally twelve (12) quarters in length.
  3.   Filed all the necessary graduation forms in accordance with the timetable provided by the School of Business and Management.
  4.  Settled all financial obligations to the University.

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