Program type:


On Campus
Est. time to complete:

4 years
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Apply your problem-solving skills to an intellectually challenging career with excellent growth potential.
UNT's B.S. in Business Computer Information Systems provides an appropriate base of knowledge for entry into the information systems profession. This STEM-designated degree program provides a solid understanding of the design and management of information systems, the organization and learning of enterprise data, and related techniques and technologies to improve information systems' implementation.

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Why Earn a Business Computer Information Systems Bachelor's?

Our curriculum provides a thorough understanding of how information systems are used to deliver business value. It has been developed in consultation with world business leaders in the region, current students and alumni. This ensures that you have the knowledge and skill set the market demands.

While earning a B.S. in BCIS, you'll learn:

  • Information Systems Design
  • Information Systems Development
  • Information Systems Security Concepts and Applications
  • Fundamentals of programming, databases, networks, and web development
  • Fundamentals of economics, accounting, finance, marketing, and management.
Marketable Skills
  • Teamwork
  • Oral and written communication
  • Develop/modify computer programs ethically
  • Solve organizational technical problems
  • Understanding the business of organizations

Business Computer Information Systems Bachelor's Highlights

To ensure your academic success, our department offers regularly scheduled tutoring sessions during the fall and spring semesters.
Networking opportunities are available through the AIS student chapter, the student chapter of the Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS) and the Professional Leadership Program.
The G. Brint Ryan College of Business is accredited by AACSB International — The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business — which means the college meets or exceeds high academic standards of excellence in education.

The Business Leadership Building — which has Gold-level Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design certification for sustainability — contains 24 classrooms and team study rooms.

Our Business Living Learning Community gives you the chance to form strong bonds with your classmates. You'll live on campus with other business students and take several classes with a small group of your peers.
Our faculty members are outstanding teachers and renowned researchers recognized as thought leaders in the field of information technology and their scholarly works have been published in respected journals such as MIS Quarterly, MIS Quarterly Executive, Information Systems Research, the Journal of Management Information Systems and Communications of the ACM.

Business Computer Information Systems Bachelor's Courses You Could Take

Analysis of Business Information Systems (3 hrs)
An integrated perspective of the problems in today’s information systems environment, concentration on contemporary design methodologies and considerations unique to users of computers and information systems. Topics include current systems analysis, modular design, development and implementation, documentation, project planning and task definition, and other systems analysis topics.
Introduction to Database Applications (3 hrs)
Analysis of file organization techniques and data structures. Consideration of the management of data as a resource. Design of data models and databases in business organizations. Use of database management systems and user-oriented data languages.
Fundamentals of Information Technology Security (3 hrs)
Introduction to the security systems development life cycle and its effects on application development, software engineering, traditional systems analysis and networking. Examines the various components of information privacy and security.
Information Technology Management (3 hrs)
Overview of the management of an organization’s information assets. Emphasizes techniques and issues specific to information systems department management; the development, implementation and operation of computer-based information systems; as well as personnel, career management, assessment, legal, ethical, global and societal issues.
Visual Programming for Business Applications (3 hrs)
Business application design and development from the perspective of visual programming technologies. Emphasis on performance characteristics and user interface design considerations.

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