Business Information Systems

Digital, Detail, Data, and Devices!

The Business Information Systems program provides students with a strong foundation in cross-functional business processes and the application of information systems to support them.

Students will gain a competitive advantage in today’s rapidly changing business environment.  Business Information Systems program courses offer instruction in software applications, communications, customer service, decision making, and office procedures, all of which provide students with the skills they need for everyday running of a business.  Program outcomes include:

  • Gain comprehensive computer application skills
  • Obtain information management skills
  • Develop soft skills for the workplace
  • Enhance verbal and written communication
  • Explore emerging technologies used in an office environment

Today’s businesses require highly skilled individuals in the area of computer applications and concepts to assist in detailed and overall business processes and practices. BIS degrees and certificates will provide students with these advanced skills and knowledge in currently popular, industry-standard applications software programs giving them a competitive edge and expertise to assist businesses in every industry and discipline.

Below is a significant list of possible jobs for which BIS graduates can find employment:

  • Accounting Clerk
  • Administrative Assistant
  • Bookkeeper
  • Business Office Information Management Specialist
  • Customer Service Representative
  • Data Entry Operator
  • Data Entry Clerk
  • Data Information Assistant
  • Digital and Social Media Planner
  • Digital and Social Media Specialist
  • Digital and Web Content Designer (not development)
  • Digital Document Creation Specialist
  • Digital Document Management Specialist
  • Digital Engagement
  • Digital Marketing Assistant
  • Digital Media Consultant
  • Digital Media Support Specialist
  • Digital Media Strategist
  • Executive Assistant
  • Filing Clerk
  • Information Clerk
  • Information Assistant
  • Legal Office Assistant
  • Medical Information Specialist
  • Medical Office Assistant
  • Office Assistant
  • Office Clerk
  • Office Information Management Specialist
  • Office Manager
  • Receptionist
  • Secretary
  • Social Media Consultant
  • Social Media Strategist
  • Software Application Specialist
  • Switchboard Operator
  • Teller
  • Typist
  • Word Processor
  • Word Processing Specialist

Digital Design Technologies Certificate

The digital age is here. To have a competitive advantage in this area, one must be prepared to create any type of document necessary in a digital format and deploy such content in a variety of applications and media from Web sites to presentations to print and more. This 20-credit certificate program will introduce students to the fundamentals of digital content creation. Students will gain understanding and skills in the realm of the digital world we now live in and be introduced to several content areas including digital documents, digital image development and editing, Web design and development, and moving digital content. Upon completion of the required coursework, the student will be well-versed in the current industry standard digital design technologies and applications.

This certificate is also an excellent “minor” for students to include in many other disciplines, from business to art to communication to engineering to science.

Corresponding degree: Digital Media, Associate of Applied Science

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