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Bachelor’s in Business Information Systems

Sharpen your Technology and Business Skills

Learn how to effectively utilize technology within your organization to advance your career.

  • Program Overview

    Stevenson University’s Bachelor of Science in Business Information Systems is designed for working professionals who want to pursue a career in business with a focus in IT management or e-commerce technology.

    Technology can be utilized to resolve inefficiencies within an organization in order to increase its competitive advantage. Students will acquire the skills to assess these business problems using analytical and critical thinking in order to identify the best technology solutions. The curriculum consists of core courses in systems architecture and development in addition to networking and database design. 

    Students can select from two tracks of study based on their personal interests and career aspirations:

    Technology Management 

    Designed with business-related and technology-focused courses, this track positions graduates as well-rounded technology managers.

    E-commerce Technology

    Graduates will be prepared to have an edge in today's global, web-based business landscape through learning web architecture and design technologies, e-business applications, and e-commerce business solutions.

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  • Courses

    Courses

    Course Schedule 2015-16

    Download the PDF below to view the courses scheduled through fall 2016.

    Course Schedule

    The bachelor’s in Business Information Systems requires a minimum of 120 credit hours. 

    Major Requirements

    • ACC 140 Financial Accounting
    • IS 135 Advanced MS Office Applications
    • IS 140 Information Systems Architecture and Design
    • IS 150 Relational Database Design & SQL with MS Access
    • IS 170 Systems Development with UML
    • IS 201 Management Information Systems
    • IS 231 Network Technologies
    • IS 240 Programming Concepts with Visual Basic .NET
    • IS 260 Presentation Theory & Appl. (Tech Mgmt track only)
    • IS 301 Principles of E-Commerce
    • MGT 210 Business Writing
    • MGT 204 Principles of Management
    • MKT 206 Principles of Marketing
    • One 300-400 level INBUS, MGT, or MKT Course

    Upper Division Courses

    Three of the following:

    • IS 320 Human Computer Interaction
    • IS 350 IS Internship
    • IS 380 Information Security for the Organization
    • IS 475 Special Topics in Information Systems
    • IS 480 Technology Law
    • IS 481 Project & Knowledge Management

    Degree Requirements

    Track Requirements

    Technology Management 

    • IS 280 Data & Database Management
    • IS 380 Information Security for the Organization
    • IS 385 Management of Business Networks
    • IS 386 E-Commerce Business Solutions
    • IS 387 Wireless Technology Solutions for the Office

    E-Commerce 

    • IS 343 Web Architecture and Design Technologies
    • IS 361 E-Collaboration and Social Networking
    • IS 386 E-Commerce Business Solutions
    • IS 443 XML E-Business Applications
    • IS 462 Current Topics in E-Commerce
  • Admission Requirements

    Admission Requirements

    • Completed online application.
    • Official college transcripts from all previous academic work.
    • At least 15 transferable credits.
    • A cumulative GPA of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale in past academic work.
    • At least two years of professional work experience.
  • Faculty

    Faculty

    Full-Time

    Steven Engorn (1989)
    Program Coordinator, Assistant Professor, Information Technology, and
    Director of Graduate and Professional Studies Technology
    A.A., Catonsville Community College
    B.S., American University
    M.B.A., Loyola College of Maryland

    Adjunct

    Marie K. Armentrout (2009)
    Adjunct Instructor, Information Technology
    B.S., Salisbury State University
    M.S., Stevenson University

    Cary B. Barker (2006)
    Adjunct Instructor, Information Technology
    B.A., Shippensburg University
    M.S., Capitol College

    Patrick M. Carroll, Jr. (2005)
    Adjunct Instructor, Information Technology
    B.S., University of Maryland, University College
    M.S, George Washington University

    Tonia Cristino (2010)
    Adjunct Instructor, Information Technology
    B.S., Stevenson University
    M.S., Stevenson University

    Nadine W. Edwards (2003)
    Adjunct Professor, Information Technology
    B.S., University of Maryland
    M.Ed., Salisbury University

    William E. Folson (2006)
    Adjunct Instructor, Information Technology
    B.S., University of Maryland, University College

    Esther L. Gunter (2009)
    Adjunct Instructor, Information Technology
    B.S., Towson University
    M.S., University of Maryland, Baltimore County

    Dean L. Horvath (2009)
    Adjunct Instructor, Information Technology
    B.S., The State University of New York
    M.S., University of Maryland
    M.S., Towson University

    Paul Insley (2010)
    Adjunct Instructor, Information Technology
    B.S., Stevenson University
    M.S., Stevenson University

    Terrence L. Lillard (2006)
    Adjunct Instructor, Information Technology
    B.S.E.E., Tuskegee University
    M.B.A., Strayer University

    John J. O'Neill (1976)
    Adjunct Professor, Information Technology
    B.S., Loyola College of Maryland
    M.B.A., Loyola College of Maryland
    M.S., Stevenson University

    David E. Patrick (2004)
    Adjunct Instructor, Information Technology
    B.S.E., Loyola College of Maryland
    M.S., Towson University

    Karl Schroeder (1999)
    Adjunct Instructor, Information Technology
    B.S., Virginia Polytechnic Institute
    M.S., Virginia Polytechnic Institute

    Sarena R. Schwartz (2000)
    Adjunct Professor, Information Technology
    B.S., Villa Julie College

    Ronald L. Shaffer, Jr. (2007)
    Adjunct Instructor, Information Technology
    B.S., Strayer University
    M.S., Capitol College

    Stephen E. Windsor (2006)
    Adjunct Instructor, Information Technology
    B.S., Towson University

    Jinsong Zhang (2008)
    Adjunct Professor, Information Technology
    B.A., Southwest Jiaotong Unviersity, China
    M.A., Southwest Jiaotong Unviersity, China
    Ed.D., West Virginia University

  • Tuition & Fees

    Tuition & Fees

    Part-time tuition (per credit): $495
    Fees (per semester): $125

    If you have earned an Associate's Degree from a Maryland community college, please contact us at 1-877-531-7118 to determine if you are eligible for a tuition discount.

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