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Information Systems

College of Business Administration

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Information Systems - Programs

Undergraduate Programs

Bachelor of Science in Business Administration

Admission Under Impaction

To be eligible for admission to the majors in Business Administration, applicants must have met requirements for admission to the university as a freshman or transfer student. Applicants must have completed 60 units applicable toward a CSULB degree prior to the term for which the application is submitted. The number of applicants who can be admitted is limited by space availability. Eligible applicants will be admitted for available spaces based on cumulative grade point average.

Requirements

In order to graduate with a business degree from CSULB, a student must complete a minimum of 120 units. A majority of the upper division business courses, including economics and statistics, must be completed at this university. For details, refer to the CBA Policy on Course Transfers/Substitutions.

1. Lower Division:

    • ACCT 201 Elementary Financial Accounting (3)
    • ECON 100 Principles of Macroeconomics (3)
    • ECON 101 Principles of Microeconomics (3)
    • MATH 115 Calculus for Business (3)
    • PHIL 170 Critical Reasoning (3)
  • Choose one of the following:
    • STAT 108 Statistics for Everyday Life (3)
    • MATH 114 Finite Mathematics (3)

2. All business and pre-business majors shall demonstrate computer literacy and competency prior to taking junior and senior level courses. Requires one of the following:

  • A. Passing score (70%) on the Computer Proficiency Examination (CPE).
  • B. Completion of IS 233, Introduction to Computer Systems and Applications (3 units), with Credit (Cr) or “C” or better grade in a transfer equivalent course.

3. Upper Division:

  • A. Take all the following:
    • CBA 300 International Business (3)
    • ACCT 310 Cost Accounting for Managers (3)
    • ECON 333 Managerial Economics (3)
    • FIN 300 Business Finance (3)
    • BLAW 320 Legal and Regulatory Environment of Business (3)
    • IS 300 Management Information Systems (3)
    • IS 301 Business Communications (3)
    • IS 310 Business Statistics (3)
    • HRM 360 Organizational Behavior (3)
    • MGMT 300 Principles of Management (3)
    • MKTG 300 Marketing (3)
  • B. MGMT 425, Business Strategy and Policy (3 units), (Capstone) must be taken at CSULB as a senior and after the upper division prerequisite core courses have been completed (ACCT 310, FIN 300, MGMT 300, MKTG 300, IS 301).
  • C. Completion of option requirements.

4. Elective courses to total 120 units. Students are encouraged to select electives for expansion of knowledge and intellectual interests as well as for preparation for business employment.

Option in Management Information Systems (code IS__BS01) (120 units)

This option has an emphasis on systems management, information process and analysis, and new uses of information technologies and management information systems for business applications and decision making. Also included are application development, e-commerce, business telecommunications, and decision technologies.

Choose one of the following four tracks:

Applications Development Track

  • 1. Take all the following:
    • I S 340 Business Application Programming (3)
    • I S 355 Introduction to Business Telecommunications (3)
    • I S 380 Database Management (3)
    • I S 385 Systems Analysis and Design (3)
    • I S 485 Information Systems Project (3)
  • 2. Three units selected from the following:
    • IS 320, 464, 470, 480.

Business Telecommunications Track

  • 1. Take all the following:
    • I S 340 Business Application Progammer (3)
    • I S 355 Introduction to Business Telecommunications (3)
    • I S 380 Database Management (3)
    • I S 455 Local Area Networks (3)
    • I S 456 Systems Integration and Security (3)
  • 2. Three units selected from the following:
    • IS 457, 464

Electronic Commerce Track

  • 1. Take all the following:
    • I S 340 Business Application Programming (3)
    • I S 355 Intro to Business Telecommunications (3)
    • I S 380 Database Management (3)
    • I S 445 Internet Applications Development (3)
    • I S 484 Electronic Commerce (3)
  • 2. Three units selected from the following:
    • IS 456, 480, 483, MKTG 437

Decisions Technologies Track

  • Take all the following:
    • I S 320 Quantitative Analysis for Business Decisions (3)
    • I S 340 Business Application Programming (3)
    • I S 355 Introduction to Business Telecommunications (3)
    • I S 380 Database Management (3)
    • I S 464 Network Modeling and Simulation (3)
    • I S 470 Decision Support Systems (3)

Minor in Management Information Systems (code IS__UM01)

Requirements

  • 1. Take IS 300 Management Information Systems (3)
  • 2. Take 15 units selected from the following:
    • IS 320, 340, 343, 355, 380, 385, 445, 455, 456, 464, 470, 480, 483, 484, and 485