Undergraduate Business Information Systems Minor

Decision and Technology Analytics (DATA)

Business Information Systems (BIS) Minor Overview

The Business Information Systems (BIS) minor provides an overview of the major technical functions in IS, such as design of systems and the development and management of databases. In addition, the student explores the applications of IS to business problems through an elective focusing on analytics, cloud computing, coding, cybersecurity, or enterprise systems. This minor is available only to students with a declared major in the College of Business.

These minors prepare graduates for career opportunities as: computer auditors, financial systems specialists, marketing database analysts and supply chain information systems specialists.

Program of Studies

The BIS minor consists of 3 courses equaling 9 credit hours. These credit hours consist of the following courses.

Required (2 courses)

  • BIS 311: Managing IS Analysis and Design
  • BIS 324: Business Data Management

Electives (choose 1 course)

  • BIS 335: Web Application Development for Business
  • BIS 342: E-Business Enterprise Applications
  • BIS 333: Enterprise Security and Risk Management
  • BIS 348: Predictive Analytics for Business
  • BIS 344: Cloud Computing for Business
  • BIS 352: Advanced Topics in Business Analytics

For full descriptions of these courses, link to catalog.

For more information, please contact Professor David Zhang, Director, at daz215@lehigh.edu.