​​​​​​​​​​​​​Program Description

Information systems are key foundations of the modern business world. As an information systems major at CMU, you’ll learn the management and problem-solving skills needed to design, develop and use highly sought-after systems. You’ll be able to analyze business processes, manage projects, and provide technical support and training.​​

Points of Pride

  • At CMU, you’ll work with software used by companies around the world. You can even complete a concentration in SAP — a set of enterprise software applications used by more than 38,000 organizations in more than 120 countries.
  • CMU is the North American leader in SAP certification, thanks in part to the university’s two-week SAP Academy that prepares students for the TERP10 SAP exam. In fact, more CMU students achieve certification than the next three highest-ranked institutions combined.

Put Your Degree to Work

For More Information

Visit the business information systems website or contact:

Business Student Services Center
Grawn Hall 113
Email: cba@cmich.edu
Phone: 989-774-3124

Program Overview

The course listings below are a representation of what this academic program requires. For a full review of this program in detail please see our official online academic bulletin AND consult with an academic advisor. This listing does not include the General Education courses required for all majors and may not include some program specific information, such as admissions, retention, and termination standards.

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Information Systems Major

This program is also offered via CMU Online.
Total: 33 semester hours
Common Body of Knowledge Courses I
(6 hours)
BUS 100
Essential Business Skills
MGT 499
Integrated Capstone-Strategic Management
Common Body of Knowledge Courses II
(3 hours)
Select one of the following:
Applied Business Statistics
Applied Lean Six Sigma
Required Courses II
(9 hours)
Select one of the following options:
Option A - Enterprise Software
(9 hours)
Option B - Cybersecurity
(9 hours)
Option C - General
(9 hours)
Option D - Business Data Analytics
(9 hours)
Required Courses I
(15 hours)
BIS 228
Applications Development
BIS 380
Enterprise Architecture
BIS 420
Systems Analysis and Design
BIS 422
Database Management Systems
BIS 425
Information Systems Development Project