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Computing and Information Systems courses are offered by the Department of Finance, Information Systems, and Management Science.
Over the past few decades, computerized information systems have helped transform the business and social landscape in North America and around the world. To be successful today, companies require individuals who possess in-depth understanding of the technologies and processes underlying the new environment, and, at the same time, understand the strategic information needs of businesses and consumers. The Bachelor of Commerce degree with a major in Computing and Information Systems is designed to prepare students to fill this important role in modern organizations.
The Bachelor of Commerce is a well-established, foundational degree and requires the requirements listed below alongside general graduation requirements.
Students with an interest in the Computing and Information Systems major are encouraged to seek advising early from an Academic Advisor, Department Advisor or Chairperson.
In addition to the general requirements to complete a Bachelor of Commerce degree, students majoring in Computing and Information Systems must complete the requirements listed below. Students should consult an Academic Advisor to help plan how to distribute these requirements throughout their program.
To complete a major in Computing and Information Systems, students must attain a minimum grade point average of 2.2 in Management Information Systems (ACCT 3323) and all Computing and Information Systems courses taken at the 2000 level and above.
If a course satisfies both a major requirement and a core elective requirement, the number of free electives will increase by three (3) credit hours.
Students admitted to the Bachelor of Commerce students prior to 2023-2024 may have different additional elective requirements and should consult with an academic advisor.
Additional Elective Requirements: Students pursuing a Bachelor of Commerce degree with a major in Computing and Information Systems must complete six (6) additional credit hours in free electives over and above the fifteen (15) free elective credit hours required by the degree. These additional free elective credits are necessary to fulfill the 120-credit hour requirement in the Bachelor of Commerce program. Students pursuing double majors should consult with an academic advisor.
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