About Management Information Systems
Be ready to impact the bottom line with a top IT skillset.
Build the kind of business knowledge that today's employers value. The Bachelor of Science in Business Administration at PennWest California combines business fundamentals with specialized courses to give you a professional advantage in an ever-changing business environment.
In the bachelor's degree in business administration program, you will build a strong foundation with your business core courses. In addition, you'll choose a discipline for in-depth study: Management information systems is one of seven concentrations that give business students the opportunity to develop focused expertise.
Learn practical applications of information systems fundamentals.
Undergraduate business administration majors complete 27 credits in the management information systems concentration. Specialized work in IT management examines such topics as data base management systems and design, systems analysis, and more. The Introduction to Information Systems course covers the role and value of information systems, hardware and software used in information systems, managing information and data resources, decision making, and developing information systems.
In PennWest California's business administration program, you also will work on building quantitative, critical thinking and analytical skills. This means you'll graduate not only with a demonstrated competence in your subject area, but also with the ability and tools to apply that knowledge.
Business administration students are also encouraged to have a minor:
- Some students choose a business discipline other than their concentration.
- Other popular choices include psychology, communication studies, public relations, statistics, leadership, women's studies, Spanish and Arabic.
- Students also may choose to complete dual majors or dual degrees with international studies or math.
PennWest California business graduates are ready for a wide range of career opportunities. Recent PennWest California business graduates also have gone on to graduate business programs at such top schools as the University of Pittsburgh, West Virginia University and the College of William and Mary, and to graduate economics programs at Youngstown State and Florida State.
Learn about our accelerated bachelor's-to-master's degree program.