Home » Program Guide » Program Details Of Bachelor of Information Systems (Business Information Systems)

Program Details

Faculty : Faculty of Business

Program Name : Bachelor of Information Systems (Business Information Systems)

BGCSE Points(or similar) : 41


Type : Under Graduate

No. of Semesters : 8

Description : BGCSE/equivalent with a minimum of grade C in English Language and Mathematics. Applicants with Diploma in Accounting and Business Studies or equivalent qualification may be considered for entry at level 100 or 200.

Courses involved :

Semester 1

Core Courses

  INTRO TO COMMN & ACADEMIC LITERACY(BUSINESS) Credits : 3
  BASIC MICROECONOMICS Credits : 3
  COMPUTER SKILLS FUNDAMENTALS I Credits : 2
  PRINCIPLES OF MANAGEMENT Credits : 3
  INTRODUCTION TO PSYCHOLOGY Credits : 3
  MATHEMATICS FOR SOCIAL SCIENCES I Credits : 3
  INTRODUCTION TO STATISTICS Credits : 4

Optional Courses

  INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY Credits : 3
  MANAGEMENT INFORMATION SYSTEMS Credits : 3
  SYSTEMS DEVELOPMENT II Credits : 3
  IS RESEARCH AND PRACTICE Credits : 3
  PROJECT MANAGEMENT OF INFORMATION SYSTEMS Credits : 3
  MARKETING INFORMATION SYSTEMS Credits : 3
  ACCOUNTING INFORMATION SYSTEMS Credits : 3
  MULTIMEDIA SYSTEMS Credits : 3
  CURRENT ISSUES IN INFORNATION SYSTEMS Credits : 3
  INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY PRODUCTIVITY Credits : 3
  SMALL BUSINESS INFORMATION SYSTEMS Credits : 3
  LEGAL & ETHICAL ISSUES OF INFORMATION SYSTEMS Credits : 3
  FINANCIAL INFORMATION SYSTEMS Credits : 3
  ELECTRONIC COMMERCE II Credits : 3
  SYSTEMS DEVELOPMENT METHODOLOGIES Credits : 3
  ADVANCED DATABASE SYSTEMS Credits : 3
  MANUFACTURING INFORMATION SYSTEMS Credits : 3
  INFORMATION SYSTEMS AUDITING Credits : 3
  PROGRAMMING LANGUAGE TRANSLATION Credits : 3
  DECISION SUPPORT SYSTEMS II Credits : 3
  HUMAN COMPUTER INTERACTION Credits : 3
  DISTRIBUTED SYSTEMS Credits : 3
  OBJECT ORIENTED SYSTEMS DEVELOPMENT Credits : 3
  SOCIAL & PROFESSIONAL ISSUES OF COMPUTING Credits : 3

Elective Courses

    No Elective courses present in this Program for Semester 1.

Semester 2

Core Courses

  INTRODUCTION TO ACCOUNTING Credits : 3
  INTRO TO COMMN & ACADEMIC LITERACY(BUSINESS) Credits : 3
  BASIC MACRO ECONOMICS Credits : 3
  COMPUTER SKILLS FUNDAMENTALS 2 INFORMATION SKILLS 11 Credits : 2
  PRINCIPLES OF MARKETING Credits : 3
  MATHEMATICS FOR BUSINESS & SOCIAL SCIENCES II Credits : 3
  BUSINESS STATISTICS Credits : 3

Optional Courses

    No Optional courses present in this Program for Semester 2.

Elective Courses

    No Elective courses present in this Program for Semester 2.

Semester 3

Core Courses

  SYSTEMS DEVELOPMENT I Credits : 3
  FOUNDATIONS OF BUSINESS INFORMATION SYSTEMS Credits : 3
  STRUCTURED PROGRAMMING Credits : 4
  BUSINESS FINANCE Credits : 3
  FOUNDATIONS OF BUSINESS LAW Credits : 3
  QUANTITATIVE METHODS FOR BUSINESS Credits : 3

Optional Courses

    No Optional courses present in this Program for Semester 3.

Elective Courses

    No Elective courses present in this Program for Semester 3.

Semester 4

Core Courses

  DATA ORGANISATION METHODS Credits : 3
  OPERATING SYSTEMS CONCEPTS Credits : 3
  COMPUTER COMMUNICATION NETWORK FUNDAMENTALS Credits : 3
  ORGANIZATIONAL DESIGN AND DEVELOPMENT Credits : 3

Optional Courses

    No Optional courses present in this Program for Semester 4.

Elective Courses

    No Elective courses present in this Program for Semester 4.

Semester 5

Core Courses

  BUSINESS PROCESS RE-ENGINEERING Credits : 3
  DECISION SUPPORT SYSTEMS I Credits : 3
  ELECTRONIC COMMERCE I Credits : 3
  INDUSTRIAL ATTACHMENT Credits : 2
  ORGANISATIONAL BEHAVIOUR Credits : 3

Optional Courses

    No Optional courses present in this Program for Semester 5.

Elective Courses

    No Elective courses present in this Program for Semester 5.

Semester 6

Core Courses

  PROJECT MANAGEMENT OF INFORMATION SYSTEMS Credits : 3
  DATABASE CONCEPTS Credits : 3
  BUSINESS RESEARCH METHODS Credits : 3

Optional Courses

    No Optional courses present in this Program for Semester 6.

Elective Courses

    No Elective courses present in this Program for Semester 6.

Semester 7

Core Courses

  INDUSTRIAL ATTACHMENT Credits : 2
  COMPUTER COMMUNICATION NETWORKS MANAGEMENT Credits : 4
  STRATEGIC MANAGEMENT Credits : 3

Optional Courses

    No Optional courses present in this Program for Semester 7.

Elective Courses

    No Elective courses present in this Program for Semester 7.

Semester 8

Core Courses

  INFORMATION SYSTEMS SECURITY Credits : 3
  STRATEGIC INFORMATION SYSTEMS Credits : 3
  RESEARCH PROJECT FRAMEWORK Credits : 2

Optional Courses

    No Optional courses present in this Program for Semester 8.

Elective Courses

    No Elective courses present in this Program for Semester 8.
Contact Details :
4775 Notwane Rd. Gaborone, Botswana Private Bag UB 0022. Tel: +(267) 355 0000 Gaborone, Botswana