|Program Description :||Our undergraduate program (BSc in Business Information Systems (BIS)) includes the major IT body of knowledge upon the IEEE/ACM standard for the degree: Information Technology Fundamentals, Information Management and Assurance and Security, Integrative Programming and Technologies, Math and Statistics for IT, Networking, Programming Fundamentals, Platform Technologies, Systems Administration and Maintenance, System Integration & Architecture, Social and Professional Issues, and Web Systems and Technologies.
The BIS department based its courses in order to enrich its IT graduates with the skills and knowledge necessary in order to take on appropriate professional positions in Information Technology upon graduation and grow into leadership positions or pursue research or graduate studies in the IT field.
In order to be professional in the IT field, our BSc degree in BIS includes 132 credit hours upon a flexible plan including a set of core obligatory courses, a set of variable optional courses, and a set of general literatures courses. The BIS study plan is based on the IT discipline main pillars provided by the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) IEEE Computer Society, they must pass in IT Fundamentals (Computer hardware and software, Numbering Systems ...etc.) course, programming languages and environment (C++, PHP, ASP.NET using VB.NET) courses, Networking courses, Database Systems and Tools (using Oracle) courses, Web Systems courses, and Information Assurance and Security courses. In addition they must pass other important courses such as: Information Retrieval, e-Business, Decision Support Systems, Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), Operation Research, e-Business Requirements Analysis, Document Analysis and Recognition, Simulation in Business, Total Quality Management, Web Development, Management Information Systems, Discrete Math, Calculus, Algorithms Theory, Operating Systems, Software Engineering, Graduation Project and 90 hours Training of IT training in a known IT organization. Also graduates must study a set of elective courses such as: Business Intelligence, Information Resource Management, Computer Ethics, Web Semantics … etc.