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BA in Business Information Systems

Students enrolled in Ashford University's Bachelor of Arts in Business Information Systems program have the opportunity to learn about e-business administration, business management, strategic data utilization, and networking. Learn more about Ashford University's Bachelor of Arts in Business Information Systems program here.

Official Program Name:

Bachelor of Arts in Business Information Systems

School Offering Program:

Ashford University

Degree Level:

Bachelor's

Forbes School of Business & Technology

Program Prerequisites:

Prospective students who plan to apply to Ashford University's Bachelor of Arts in Business Information Systems program should hold a high school diploma and be comfortable with computers and software programs. Applicants to Ashford University's programs should have graduated high school before 2008 and should be at least 22 years old.

Program Description:

The Forbes School of Business & Technologyâ„¢ at Ashford University offers a Bachelor of Arts in Business Information Systems program designed to teach students about information systems and their function and importance to business processes and decision-making. Some of the key areas covered in the degree program include enterprise solutions, systems implementation, and control processes for business information systems. Students also have an opportunity to develop their critical-thinking and problem-solving abilities, both of which are critical when applying information systems to address common and usual business problems.

Learning Format:

Online

Program Length:

120 credits.

Financial Aid:

Ashford University offers students several payment options, including cash plans, employer tuition reimbursement, direct employer billing, and military tuition assistance. Qualifying students may be eligible for financial aid.

Certain degree programs may not be available in all states.

For more information about on-time completion rates, the median loan debt of students who completed each program, and other important information, please visit:

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Required Courses for a Bachelor of Arts in Business Information Systems:

Degree program and course requirements are subject to change. Contact Ashford University to confirm the most accurate information before enrolling in a program:

Introductory Course Requirements

  • EXP 105: Personal Dimensions of Education (3 credits)
  • PSY 202: Adult Development & Life Assessment (3 credits)

Required Core Courses

  • MGT 330: Management for Organizations (3 credits)
  • ECO 204: Principles of Microeconomics (3 credits)
  • ACC 205: Principles of Accounting I (3 credits)
  • INF 220: IS Principles (3 credits)
  • BUS 311: Business Law I (3 credits)
  • BUS 308: Statistics for Managers (3 credits)
  • COM 340: Technical Writing (3 credits)
  • INF 231: Programming Concepts (3 credits)
  • INF 340: Business Systems Analysis (3 credits)
  • INF 322: Database Management Systems (3 credits)
  • INF 325: Telecommunications & Networking Concepts (3 credits)
  • BUS 352: e-Business (3 credits)
  • INF 410: Project Management (3 credits)
  • INF 336: Project Procurement Management (3 credits)
  • MGT 497: Strategic Technology Planning for Organizations (3 credits)

Certain degree programs may not be available in all states.

For more information about on-time completion rates, the median loan debt of students who completed each program, and other important information, please visit:

http://ashforddisclosures.com/

Post Graduation Opportunities:

Furthering Your Education:

Students who have completed Ashford University's Bachelor of Arts in Business Information Systems program could go on to earn a master's degree in the field. Some universities that offer master's degrees in information systems may allow students to choose a concentration area. Some common concentration areas include information security and assurance, information technology management, and software design and management. The types of courses taken at the master's degree level will vary according to a student's area of interest.

Some possible masters' degree programs could include:

  • Master of Science in Information Technology
  • Master of Business Administration (Information Systems)
  • Master of Information Systems
  • Master of Professional Studies in Information Sciences

Career Paths:

Students who have completed Ashford University's Bachelor of Arts in Business Information Systems could pursue entry-level jobs with companies in the manufacturing, retail, government, and finance sectors. Technical skills and knowledge are needed to compete for information technology jobs, and many employers also look for candidates who have strong communication and teamwork skills.

Positions that graduates could pursue include:

  • Business analyst
  • Systems Trainer
  • Support Specialist
  • E-commerce Developer

Certain degree programs may not be available in all states.

For more information about on-time completion rates, the median loan debt of students who completed each program, and other important information, please visit:

http://ashforddisclosures.com/

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