Bachelor of Science in Information Systems

Program Overview

The Bachelor of Science in Information Systems (BSIS) equips students with critical skills and knowledge required to direct and to control computerized information resources within diverse organizational settings. The Program provides students with the expertise and knowledge to support innovation, planning, and management of information infrastructures as well as the coordination of information resources. The curriculum is designed to respond to the need for Information Systems professionals with Systems Management and Development expertise.

  • Degree endorsed by the University of Missouri, St. Louis (USA).
  • Curriculum designed with input from local industry experts.
  • Internships in reputed organisations.
  • Highly qualified international faculties.
  • Capstone program in the final semester, in conjunction with corporate, industrial or government clients/sponsors.

Graduates of the Program are recruited by a wide range of employers in global consulting, manufacturing, consumer products, finance, and software firms. The Information Systems Program enables the students to apply computer technology to business problems. Types of jobs obtained by graduates are:

  • Chief Information Officer
  • Database manager/administrator
  • Systems analyst
  • Business application developer
  • Enterprise resource planning (ERP) administrator
  • Business decision support specialist
  • Electronic data processing (EDP) auditing
  • Internet/intranet manager
  • Internet services
  • Data warehousing/mining
  • Human computer interaction specialist
  • Recognized General Education Diploma or its equivalent.
  • English proficiency equivalent to IELTS 5.5 or TOEFL-iBT 65.

Applicants who do not have official IELTS or TOEFL scores are required to take MCBS English Placement Test. Based on the scores obtained in this test, students are allowed to begin their credit courses or register in the foundation program.

Duration: any Bachelor degree requires about 8 semesters or 4 years
Total credits: 120
Program delivery: 12-15 credits per normal semester and 6 credits per summer semester
Internship: placement on a 6 - week internship
Courses: apart from courses closely related to the Program subject matter, students take general education and business courses (60 credits):

  • Communication skills: 9 credits
  • Social Science electives: 9 credits
  • Humanities electives: 9 credits
  • Natural science: 3 credits
  • Mathematics requirements: 9 credits
  • Business requirements: 18 credits
  • Free electives: 3 credits
Since significant and sustained growth is expected in the computing fields in nearly every industry, graduates of this Program are in strong demand, and will be highly regarded by industry. If you want to understand the implications and applications of Information Systems, as well as develop technical expertise, this Program is the right choice for you. The curriculum has been designed to enable the students to build and master fundamental knowledge in Information Systems and develop skills in critical thinking, analysis and communication, essential for a successful professional career.
Smiju Sudevan
Smiju Sudevan
Dept. of Mathematics & Computer Science at MCBS