In today’s tech-saturated global marketplace, businesses can’t survive without a strong team of computer information systems experts. With a minor in computer information systems from Ball State, you’ll learn about planning, developing, and managing computer technologies that support business operations, logistics and supply chain management, and business analytics.

Skills You Will Learn

  • network management
  • information systems security
  • organizational controls
  • problem analysis
  • critical thinking/problem solving
  • written and oral communication
  • teamwork and collaboration

Minor Requirements

This course of study is available on two trajectories:
Computer Science Majors

Total Credits

18

Required Courses (15 Credits)

  • CIS 226 Systems applications development or ISOM 228 Advanced microcomputer applications for business
  • CIS 413 Data management systems
  • ISOM 125 Introduction to business with integrated computer applications
  • ISOM 210 Business information systems
  • ISOM 300 Project management

Electives (Choose One Course for Three Credits)

  • CIS 317 Computer networking for business
  • CIS 450 E-commerce design
  • CIS 226 Systems application development
  • ISOM 228 Advanced microcomputer applications for business
  • ISOM 415 Information systems management

Total Credits

18

Required Courses (15 credits)

  • ISOM 125 Introduction to business with integrated computer applications
  • ISOM 210 Business information systems
  • ISOM 300 Project management
  • CIS 450 E-commerce design

Electives (Choose Two Courses for Six Credits)

  • ISOM 351 Operations management
  • ISOM 361 Simulation, modeling, and optimization
  • ISOM 415 Information systems management

How to Enroll

If you’re interested in pursuing this minor, please visit the Upper Division Advising Center in Arts and Communication Building (AC), room 224.