BS Information Systems


The Bachelor of Science in Information Systems is a multidisciplinary program that combines elements of business, technology, and management to equip students with the knowledge and skills to effectively analyze, design, and manage information systems within organizations.

The program provides students with the expertise and knowledge to support innovation, planning, and management of information infrastructures as well as the coordination of information resources.

It equips students with critical skills and knowledge required to direct and to control computerized information resources within diverse organizational settings.

The curriculum is designed to respond to the need for Information Systems professionals with Systems Management and Development expertise.

Admission Criteria
  • A recognized general education diploma or its equivalent
  • Students joining MCBS must go through an English placement test to determine the appropriate English level
  • Students presenting a valid score of 5-5.5 in IELTS or 65-79 in internet based TOEFL (iBT) are exempted from the English program
  • Students will need to go through Mathematics and IT placements tests to determine their levels of proficiency in these subjects as they are part of the GFP or possible exemption
  • Mathematics placements tests will determine whether Basic Mathematics (MATH 10) and Applied Mathematics (MATH 20) can be exempted, or students will be given both or one of them
  • IT placement test will determine whether students will require to take the Information Technology foundation course (COSC 10)
Program Structure

Duration: Bachelor’s degree requires about 8 semesters or 4 years.

Program delivery: 12-15 credits per normal semester and 6 credits per summer semester.

Internship: Placement on a minimum of 6-weeks internship.

Courses: Apart from courses closely related to the program, students take general education courses.

Core Courses44
Communication skills09
Social Sciences09
Mathematics Requirements09
Natural Science03
Free Electives03
Information Systems Electives15
Business Requirements18

Core Courses (44 Credits)

Course CodeCourse NameCredits
ICT 101Fundamentals of Information Technology3
CPT 182Programming In C3
COSC 1301Object Oriented Programming I3
ICT 128Web Application Technique3
ICT 130Introduction to Operating System3
COSC 2320Database Management Systems3
ISYS 2301Enterprise Architecture and Systems3
ISYS 2310IT Infrastructure3
COSC 2325Data communication and Networks3
MIS 215Information System Analysis3
MIS 285Project Management3
MIS310Information System Design3
ISYS 4310IS Strategy, Management and Acquisition3
ISYS 4270Information System Project I2
ISYS 4380Information System Project II3

Career Opportunities

Graduates of the Program are recruited by a wide range of employers in global consulting, manufacturing, consumer products, finance, and software firms. The Information Systems program enables the students to apply computer technology to business problems. As technology continues to be an integral part of organizational operations and innovation, graduates can be hired as:

  1. Chief Information Officer
  2. Database manager/administrator
  3. Systems analyst
  4. Business application developer
  5. Enterprise resource planning (ERP) administrator
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Required English Prerequisites

Department Contact

Contact Program Chair Dr. Joseph Mani for more information.