Program Overview

The Bachelor of Business Administration in business information systems prepares students for high-demand, technology-based careers in a rapidly evolving global environment. The 120-hour, fully online degree program couples technical skill development with business competencies to ensure the production of efficient and effective business applications.

Business information systems majors develop skills in communication, teaming, and problem solving to make them invaluable assets as IT professionals. Graduates hold positions such as IT manager, business and systems analyst, application developer, database developer and administrator, network specialist and administrator, security specialist, and project manager.

University Standard Core Courses (18-21 hours)

First Year Experience (Choose 3 hours)

College of Business students may take BSAD 1100 for equivalent.

PEAW 1300 First Year Colloquium (3 credit hours)

Communication – Written (Choose 3 - 6 hours)

(Select 1 set)
RHET 1311 AND RHET 1312
OR
RHET 1320 Honors Composition

RHET 1311 Composition I (3 credit hours)
RHET 1312 Composition II (3 credit hours)
RHET 1320 Honors Composition (3 credit hours)

College Core Courses (15 hours)

Required Courses (84-85 hours)

Program Details

Admission Requirements

All students admitted to the University can be pre-admitted to the College of Business and begin taking classes. Students are fully admitted with a 2.25 GPA and completion of College Algebra and Composition 2.

Graduation Requirements

This degree program requires a minimum of 120 credit hours. All required courses are available online in the traditional 17-week format.

Program Advisor

Dr. Robert Mitchell | Chairperson, Advisor, Professor
Department of Business Information Systems
501.569.8854| rbmitchell@ualr.edu | College of Business website

Accreditation

The College of Business is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB). UALR is fully accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, affiliated with the Electronic Campus of the Southern Regional Education Board, and designated as “doctoral/research intensive” by the Carnegie Foundation.

Disabilities

UALR makes every effort to meet special accommodation and access needs. For information on specific accommodations for individuals with disabilities, you may contact the department sponsoring the class you wish to attend, call eLearning at 501.569.3003 or the Office of Disability Support Services at 501.569.3143. The Disability Support Services website, ualr.edu/disability/, provides information about the accommodation process and online forms to apply for services.

  • Cost per credit hour: $280