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    Jul 15, 2024  
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED 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 G. Brint Ryan College of Business  requirements.

Business foundation requirements

See “Business foundation requirements.”

Professional program requirements

See “Professional Program,” below.


See individual degree plan.


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.

Preprofessional program

See Pre-business requirements  in Bachelor of Business Administration in this catalog

University Core Curriculum requirements

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


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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