Credits required
180 Oregon State University is on a quarter-term system. There are four quarters each year and classes are 11 weeks long. This program's 180 quarter credits are equal to 120 semester credits.*
Cost per credit
$370 Based on current tuition rates. No additional charge for nonresident students. Does not include course materials and associated fees and expenses.
Delivery
Online You can complete all or nearly all requirements of this program online. View the curriculum.
Start terms
4 per year

B.A./B.S. in Business Information Systems – Online

Curriculum

As a student in Oregon State’s business information systems online bachelor’s program, you’ll engage in coursework steeped in the fundamentals of business and mixed with a focus on business technology and systems.

You’ll learn to effectively design, build, implement and evaluate business systems that can change the global business market and impact the consumer experience.

Specific learning outcomes in the BIS program include analyzing and modeling the flow of information through business processes; developing computer programs to support or automate business processes; applying networking concepts and technologies to support business needs; and assessing the effectiveness of IT controls.

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Degree requirements

A minimum of 180 quarter credits — at least 60 of which must be upper-division credits — are required to graduate with your BIS degree, including:

Sample course topics

  • Business application development
  • Project management
  • Business data management
  • Information systems security
  • Business information systems design and development
  • Business telecommunications and networking
  • Business analytics

Transfer credits

Some degree requirements may be transferred from other institutions. Please note that a minimum of 45 credits of the last 75 credits in this degree program must be completed at Oregon State (online or on campus) to meet the academic residency requirement.

Previously earned credits will need to be reviewed upon admittance to OSU for appropriate articulation. Additional information about transferring credits is available through OSU’s Transfer Credit Central.

Connect with College of Business transfer advisors

Get your questions answered about pursuing a business information systems degree online by contacting COB.Transfer@oregonstate.edu. If you have already completed your bachelor’s degree and are interested in enrolling in this program as a postbaccalaureate student, connect with Charlie Carr to learn more.

Hybrid (remote + online) courses

As a College of Business student, you have the ability to supplement your online learning experience with regularly scheduled class meetings that are held remotely.

These hybrid courses have 50% of the class meetings at regularly scheduled times on Zoom and 50% of the class meetings conducted asynchronously online in Canvas. The courses feature regular weekly class meeting times on Zoom and will not meet on campus.

With this blended learning experience, you’ll benefit from completing innovative coursework online while satisfying your preference for real-time interaction with peers and faculty.

Browse all remote + online hybrid courses.

Add a minor

As an OSU Ecampus student, you'll have the ability to add a minor to your bachelor's degree program. Oregon State offers a diverse selection of minors online. Combine your BIS degree with a minor in computer science, or merge your major studies with an organizational leadership minor to create an even more powerful résumé fit for today's job market.

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