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Computer Information Systems Specialization

Make your mark in business by understanding the capabilities and implications of information technology.

Why this major is for you:

Choosing to pursue your undergraduate business administration degree can make you competitive and productive in today’s complex business environment. Students who graduate with the computer information systems specialization in business administration are prepared for careers as:

• business analysts • business systems analysts • consultants • database resource planners • electronic commerce specialists • IT auditors • project administrators.
 

What you'll learn:

As a business major, you will learn core elements of business, such as accounting, economics, finance, information systems, management and marketing. The computer information systems specialization includes extensive instruction in:

• system analysis and design • programming • database development and implementation • infrastructure functions—including operating systems and networks • e-business development and implementation.

Classroom courses are offered to full-time and part-time students during the day and in the evening; many courses are also offered online.

Achieve:

If you qualify, you’ll have the opportunity to select the Law School Early Entry Option, which allows you to count the successful completion of your first year of law school at the UB School of Law as the final year of your undergraduate study. For more information, visit www.ubalt.edu/prelaw.

You can also take advantage of the Automatic Admit Option to the UB School of Law. If you qualify, you will be automatically admitted to the law school following your graduation from the Business Administration program. For more information, visit www.ubalt.edu/prelaw.

As a qualified student, you can take advantage of our Accelerated Bachelor’s/Master’s Option. Apply up to 9 graduate credits (three classes, typically) to both your undergraduate degree in business administration and your UB/Towson M.B.A., your M.S. in Accounting and Business Advisory Services or your M.S. in Business-Finance.