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  Sep 20, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog

Business Computer Information Systems, BS


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A Bachelor of Science with a major in business computer information systems provides you with a thorough understanding of how information systems fit the business needs of an organization or company. Developed in consultation with world business leaders in the region, successful completion of this program ensures that you will have the knowledge and skill set that the market demands.


The faculty of the Department of Information Technology and Decision Sciences believes that there is a need in industry and government for systems analysts who have a thorough understanding of both a functional area of business and computer-based information systems.

The following requirements must be satisfied for a Bachelor of Science with a major in business computer information systems.

Hours required and general/college requirements


A minimum of 120 semester hours, of which 42 must be advanced, and fulfillment of degree requirements for the Bachelor of Science degree as specified in the “University Core Curriculum ” in the Academics section of this catalog and the College of Business  requirements.

Pre-business requirements



Notes


* Communication requirements for the degree require one of the following combinations

a) ENGL 1310 ; ENGL 1320  or TECM 2700  (preferred); COMM 1010   

OR

b) ENGL 1310 , ENGL 1320  and TECM 2700   

This requirement does not apply to accounting majors. Accounting majors are required to take TECM 2700.

 

** ACCT 2010 , ACCT 2020 , BCIS 2610  and DSCI 2710  are part of both the pre-business requirements and the business foundation requirements.

 

Business foundation requirements


See “Business foundation requirements.”

Professional program requirements


See “Professional Program,” below.

Minor


See individual degree plan.

Electives


See individual degree plan.

Other requirements


  1. It is required that students entering the business computer information systems major for the BS degree have a grade point average of at least 2.7 in all courses completed at UNT. First term/semester transfer students must have a transfer grade point average of 2.7 in order to take professional program courses.
  2. A grade of C or above must be earned in each professional program course completed in residence or transferred to UNT.
  3. Academic requirements for graduation with a major in business computer information systems for the BS degree:
    • A minimum 2.7 grade point average in all hours attempted in the professional program course, with minimum grades of C required in each professional program course;
    • A grade of C or above in each BCIS course taken in the professional program.

University Core Curriculum requirements


See “University Core Curriculum Requirements ” in the Academics section of this catalog.

Electives


Hours required for electives may vary based on course placement or University Core Requirement course selection. Some professional field programs may designate specific courses in place of elective hours. Students are responsible for completing the total minimum hours required for the degree.

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