Nov 27, 2022  
2022-2023 EIU Undergraduate Catalog 
2022-2023 EIU Undergraduate Catalog

Management Information Systems

Business Analytics and Information Systems (B.S.B.)

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Total Semester Hours Required for the Degree: 120 semester hours


The Business Analytics and Information Systems (BAIS) major prepares students to design, develop, and manage business analytics projects and information systems within organizations. BAIS majors develop a foundation of business knowledge and skills that is complemented by more in-depth study of business analytics and information systems.  All BAIS majors complete a core of courses that provide a foundation in business analytics and electives for more specialized study in information systems.

The BSB in Business Analytics and Information Systems comprises:

  1. 43 semester hours in general education;
  2. 38 semester hours in the business core;
  3. 27 semester hours in major courses and
  4. 12 semester hours in electives.

Plus four courses (12 credits) selected from BAIS Major Electives.

At least three of the courses (9 credits) must have the MIS and OSC prefixes. A maximum of three credits total from MIS 3970 and MIS 4275 may be applied as a BAIS major elective.


Calculation of the major GPA is based on courses taken at EIU with the prefix BUS, MIS, and OSC.

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