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[BS IN INFORMATION SYSTEMS – BUSINESS COMPUTING & E-COMMERCE]
A Concentration of the IS Program


Introduction

The object of the BS in Information Systems with a concentration in Business Computing and E-Commerce (BCE) program is the focus on the business uses of IT. IS-BCE students acquire the technical skills and business knowledge that will assist them in the security and management of information in corporations and organizations. Development of interpersonal skills, such as team work, initiative, self-motivation, presentation, working and communicating with people are essential themes of the program as well.

Career Oppoortunities

  1. Business software developer
  2. Freelance consultancy
  3. Information security specialist
  4. Business process manager
  5. IT manager in businesses
  6. Network and web administrator
  7. Online marketer
  8. E-government IT manager

CONCENTRATION OBJECTIVES | LEARNING OUTCOMES

  1. University Requirements
40 Credits
  1. College Requirements
41 Credits
  1. Program Requirements
53 Credits
Total  134          
 
— University Requirements
University Requirements
Required Courses in English Required Courses in Arabic
Course# TITLE CRs Course# TITLE CRs
ENG 101 Intensive English Writing 3 ARAB 101 Arab Writing I 2
ENG 103 Research Writing Techniques 3 ARAB 103 Arab Writing II 2
PSY 101 Introduction to Psychology 3 ARAB 203 Arab Writing III 2
SCI 101 Introduction to Physical Sciences 3 ISC 101 Islamic Ethics 2
STAT 101 Introduction to Statistics and Probability 3 ISC 103 Islamic Economic System 2
MATH 111 Calculus I 3 ISC 105 Holy Quran Sciences 2
PE 1xx Physical Education 1 ISC 203 New Financial Transactions 2
PE 1xx Physical Education 1 Subtotal 14
COM 201 Communications Skills 3
ETHC 303 Ethical and Social Aspects of Computing 3
Sub total 26 Total 40

— College Requirements
College Requirements
CCIS College Required Courses Require Option: Co-Op or Internship
Course # TITLE CRs Co-Op Option
CS 101 Computer Programming I 4 Course # TITLE CRs
CS 102 Computer Programming II 3 IS 492 Co-Op in Information Systems 10
CS 175 Digital Logic &  Computer Organization 3 Internship Option
CS 210 Data Structures and Algorithms 3 Course # TITLE CRs
CS 285 Discrete Math for Computing 3 IS 490 Internship 3
CS 330 Introduction to Operating Systems 3 IS 498 Senior Project I 1
CS 331 Data Communication & Computer Networks 3 IS 499 Senior Project II 3
      XXX xxx Free Elective 3
        Subtotal 10
  Sub total 22   Total 32
 

IS-BCE Concentration Requirements

IS-BCE Program Requirements
57 Credits: Core 27  | IS Electives 6  |  Business 24  |  Free Elective   3  | Communications 2
IS-EC Core Courses IS Elective Courses   [select 4]
Course# TITLE CRs Course# TITLE CRs
IS 211 Web Development 3 IS 336 User Interface Design and Implementation 3
IS 231 Systems Analysis and Design 3 IS 344 Data Warehousing 3
IS 241 Database Management and Applications 3 IS 353 Client-Server Systems 3
IS 251 Enterprise Architectures 3 IS 362 Integrated Information Systems 3
IS 361 Project Management 3 IS 372 Health Care Information Systems 3
BCE 227 Business Analysis and Process Modeling 3 IS 433 Information Systems Development 3
BCE 409 E-Commerce System Implementation 3 IS 434 System Testing and Quality Assurance 3
BCE 437 E-Commerce Marketing Strategies 3 IS 442 Information Retrieval Systems 3
BCE 473 Entrepreneurial Strategy 3 IS 446 Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining 3
  Subtotal 27 IS 462 Managing Information Systems 3
Business Background Courses IS 472 Decision Support and Intelligent Systems 3
ACC 101 Introduction to Financial Accounting 3 IS 473 Geographic Information Systems 3
ACC 102 Introduction to Managerial Accounting 3 IS 475 Mathematical Modeling for IS 3
BUS 101 Introduction to Business 3 IS 476 IS Theory and Practice 3
ECON 101 Microeconomic Analysis 3 IS 477 Decision Systems 3
FIN 301 Principles of Finance 3 IS 478 Information Systems Security 3
MKT 301 Principles of Marketing 3 IS 489 Selected Topics in Information Systems 3
FIN 350 Principles of Investment 3   Subtotal 6
FIN 360 Capital Investment and Financing 3 Free Elective  [select 1]
  Subtotal 24 XXX xxx Free Elective 3
COM 301 Professional and Technical Presentations 2   Combined Subtotal 9
  Combined Subtotal 53   Total 62
 

IS-BCE Major Suggested Study Plan

Year 1 Semester 1     Semester 2  
Course# TITLE CRs Course# TITLE CRs
CS 101 Computer Programming I 4 CS 102 Computer Programming II 3
SCI 101 Introduction to Physical Sciences 3 CS 175 Computer Organization & Digital Logic 3
MATH 111 Calculus I 3 MATH 113 Calculus II 3
ENG 101 Intensive English Writing 3 STAT Introduction to Statistics & Probability 3
ISC 101 Islamic Ethics 2 ENG 103 Research Writing Techniques 3
ARAB 101 Arabic Writing I 2 ISC 103 Islamic Economic System 2
PE xxx Physical Education 1
Total 18 Total 17
 
Year 2 Semester 1     Semester 2  
Course# TITLE CRs Course# TITLE CRs
BCE 227 Business Analysis & Process 3 IS 211 Wed Development 3
CS 210 Data Structures & Algorithms 3 IS 231 System Analysis and Design 3
CS 285 Discrete Math for Computing 3 MKT 301 Principles of Marketing 3
ACC 101 Introduction to Financial Accounting 3 ACC 102 Introduction to Financial Accounting II 3
COM 201 Communications Skills 3 ECON 101 Microeconomics Analysis I 3
ARAB 103 Arabic Writing II 2 ISC 105 Holy Quran Sciences 2
PE xxx Physical Education 1
Total 17 Total 18
 
Year 3 Semester 1 CO-OP Option Semester 2  
Course# TITLE CRs Course# TITLE CRs
IS 241 Database Management and Applications 3 BCE 409 E-Business System 3
IS 251 Enterprise Architecture 3 IS 361 Project Management 3
CS 330 Introduction to Operating Systems 3 CS 331 Data Communications | Com. Networks 3
FIN 301 Principles of Finance 3 FIN 350 Principles of Investment 3
PSY 101 Introduction to Psychology 3 ETHC 303 Ethics and Social Aspects of Computing 3
COM 301 Professional and Technical Presentations 2 XXX xxx Free Elective-1 3
ISC 203 New Financial Transactions 2
Total 19 Total 18
 
Year 4 Semester 1 CO-OP Option Semester 2  
Course# TITLE CRs Course# TITLE CRs
BCE 437 E-Commerce Marketing 3 IS 492 Co-Op in Information Systems 10
BCE 473 Entrepreneurial Strategy 3 (Continuation from Summer before)
IS|BSE xxx IS-Elective-1 3
IS|BSE xxx IS-Elective-2 3
FIN 360 Capital Investment & Financing 3
ARAB 203 Arabic Writing III 2
Total 17 Total 10

 

IS-BCE Internship Option 4th Year

Year 4 Semester 1 Internship Option Semester 2  
Course# TITLE CRs Course# TITLE CRs
BCE 437 E-Commerce Marketing 3 BCE 490 Internship in IS-BCE 3
BCE 473 Entrepreneurial Strategy 3 BCE 498 Senior Project I 1
IB xxx IS/BCE Elective I 3 BCE 499 Senior Project II 3
IB xxx IS/BCE Elective II 3 XXX xxx Free Elective II 3
FIN 360 Capital Finance and Financing 3
ARAB 203 Arabic Writing III 2
Total 17 Total 10