Bachelor of Science in Business Administration: Concentration in Information Systems Roadmap

120 Total Units Required
Minimum Number of Units in the Major: 69

This roadmap is a suggested plan of study and does not replace meeting with an advisor. Please note that students may need to adjust the actual sequence of courses based on course availability. Please consult an advisor in your major program for further guidance.

Plan of Study Grid
First SemesterUnits
ECON 101 Introduction to Microeconomic Analysis (Major Prerequisite, D1) 3
ENG 114 Writing the First Year: Finding Your Voice (A2) 1 3
Select One (Major Prerequisite, B4): 2 3
Calculus with Business Applications
Business Calculus
GE Area A 3 3
GE Area C 3
Second Semester
ECON 102 Introduction to Macroeconomic Analysis (Major Core, D1) 3
ISYS 263 Introduction to Information Systems (Major Prerequisite, D1, GP) 3
GE Area A 3
GE Area B: Life Science (B2) and Laboratory Science (B3) 4 3-4
GE Area E 3
Third Semester
ACCT 100 Introduction to Financial Accounting (Major Core) 3
Select One (Major Core): 3
Business Statistics
Elementary Statistics (B4)
GE Area B: Physical Science (B1) and Laboratory Science (B3) 4 3-4
GE Area D: U.S. History (D2) 3
SF State Studies or University Elective 3
Fourth Semester
ACCT 101 Introduction to Managerial Accounting (Major Core) 3
GE Area C - Take Two 6
GE Area F ± 3
U.S. and California Government 3
Fifth Semester
BUS 300GW Business Communication for Professionals - GWAR (Major Core) 3
FIN 350 Business Finance (Major Core) 3
IBUS 330 International Business and Multicultural Relations (Major Core, UD-D, GP) 3
ISYS 350 Building Business Applications (Major Concentration) 3
ISYS 363 Information Systems for Management (Major Core) 3
Sixth Semester
ISYS 463 Information Systems Analysis and Design (Major Concentration) 3
ISYS 464 Managing Enterprise Data (Major Concentration) 3
MGMT 405 Introduction to Management and Organizational Behavior (Major Core) 3
MKTG 431 Principles of Marketing (Major Core) 3
GE Area UD-C: Upper-Division Arts and/or Humanities 3
Seventh Semester
DS 412 Operations Management (Major Core) 3
ISYS 565 Managing Enterprise Networks (Major Concentration) 3
ISYS 663 Information Technology Project Management (Major Concentration) 3
Major Concentration Elective - Take One 5 3
GE Area UD-B: Upper-Division Physical and/or Life Sciences 3
Eighth Semester
BUS 682 Seminar on Business and Society (Major Core) 3
BUS 690 Seminar in Business Policy and Strategic Management (Major Core) 3
Major Concentration Elective - Take One 5 3
SF State Studies or University Elective - Take Two 6
 Total Units120-122

ENG 114 can only be taken if you complete Directed Self-Placement (DSP) and select ENG 114; if you choose ENG 104/ENG 105 through DSP you will satisfy A2 upon successful completion of ENG 105 in the second semester; multilingual students may be advised into alternative English courses.


To determine the best B4 course option, students should complete the online advising activity at Questions? Contact Gator Smart Start.


To avoid taking additional units, it is recommended that you meet the SF State Studies (AERM, GP, ES, SJ) requirements within your GE or major.


Consider taking a class combined with a laboratory or a separate lab to fulfill B3 if not already satisfied.


Major Concentration Electives (6 units)

ISYS 412 Application Development for Data Analytics (3 units)
ISYS 475 Building Web Applications with Open Source Software (3 units)
ISYS 512 Business Application Design and Development with .NET (3 units)
ISYS 556 Building Mobile Business Applications (3 units)
ISYS 567 Information Systems Internship (3 units)
ISYS 568 Multimedia Business Applications Development (3 units)
ISYS 569 Information Systems for Business Process Management (3 units)
ISYS 573 New Advances in IT in Organizations (3 units)
ISYS 575 Information Security Management (3 units)
ISYS 650 Business Intelligence (3 units)


Given catalog rights, fall 2023 transfer students do not need to complete an Area F course.