Jun 13, 2024  
UofM 2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog 
UofM 2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Business Information & Technology (Accelerated B.B.A./M.S.)

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This program permits outstanding undergraduate majors in Business Information & Technology to begin coursework for the Masters of Science in Information Systems during their senior year.  Students interested in the accelerated program are encouraged to begin planning for it early in their undergraduate careers, in consultation with both their undergraduate B.B.A. advisor and the M.S.I.S. advisor of the Department of Business Information & Technology.


To be accepted into the Accelerated B.B.A./ M.S. Program, student must have a grade point average of at least 3.00, and must submit two letters of reference and a copy of their transcript to the Department of Business Information & Technology.  Each applicant will also complete an interview with the M.S. advisor of the Department.


After being accepted into the program, the student will work closely with his or her undergraduate advisor and master’s advisor in order to develop a carefully tailored program of student so that he or she can begin work on the M.S. as they complete the B.B.A.


Students must apply to the ABM program. To continue the Program once they have completed the B.B.A., students must apply for full admission into the Graduate School and into the M.S. Program in Information Systems.  

Up to 9 hours of graduate coursework may be applied to both the B.B.A. in BIT and the M.S.I.S. degrees.



MIS 7605 (3775)

MIS 7650 (4310)

MIS 7610 (3770)



MIS 7435 (4760)

MIS 6672 (4672)

MIS 6681 (4681)

MIS 6682 (4682)

University General Education Program (41 hours)

See Graduation from the University  for the University General Education Program requirements. Note that MATH 1710 MATH 1830 , MATH 1421 , or MATH 1910  (Mathematics requirement) and ECON 2010  and ECON 2020  (Social/Behavioral Sciences requirement) with a minimum grade of “C” are specified for the B.B.A. degree.

Lower Division Business Core

No grade below “C” and a minimum of 2.25 GPA in the major

Upper Division Business Core

No grade below “C” and a 2.00 GPA in the following Upper Division Business Core:

C. The Major (27 hours)

No grade below “C” and a minimum 2.00 GPA in the major.


D. Electives (10 hours)

Lower division or upper division courses to bring the total of hours earned to 120.

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