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Athabasca University

Bachelor of Science
Information Systems Management Minor

New Minor, effective September 1, 2017.

The minor in Information Systems Management provides knowledge essential to effective use of computers and information systems in the business environment from a management perspective. Students will develop a sophisticated understanding of trends and issues related to information systems, and learn how to align information systems with business goals.

It introduces and examines how information systems analysis and management can be used to meet the strategic needs of business and government. The minor's main concern is how businesses use information to improve company operations. Courses in the minor focus on how to design and develop information systems, how to manage information systems in organizations, and how business processes and information systems can align with company goals for financial reporting, control requirements, and IT structure.

Information Systems Management Minor – Specific Requirements

In addition to the BSc program general requirements and the specific requirements of the major, a minor in Information Systems Management involves the completion of 24 credits of core and elective courses.

Core Courses

15 credits
CMIS 245 Microcomputers Applications in Business (Windows) (3)
COMP 361 Systems Analysis and Design (3)
ADMN 232 Introduction to Management (3)
CMIS 351 Managing Information Systems (3)
CMIS 455 Accounting Information Systems (3)

Elective Courses

9 credits
Students complete a minimum of 9 credits selected from Computer Science (COMP), Management Science (MGSC), or Computers and Management Information Systems (CMIS) disciplines at a junior or senior level.


Information effective Sept. 1, 2017 to Aug. 31, 2018.

Updated August 17 2017 by laurab

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