Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) in Business Intelligence and Information Systems

Program Description
The BBA program is housed in the School of Business, and the degree integrates business studies and computer information systems. Students learn to improve processes and decisions within organizations using data and computer technology. In addition to general education courses, students will also receive cutting-edge instruction from the School of Business and the School of Computer Science and Information Systems. Students will also be required to take a Six Sigma practicum course (ENGR 400 Practicum 6 credit hours) from the School of Engineering as their capstone. The BBA is designed as a four-year program but can be completed in as early as three years.

Admission Requirements

Students must have a high school diploma or secondary school certificate and a command of the English Language. Applicants who need to improve their English may enroll in the 8-week English Language Certificate program.

Program Courses

The BBA degree requires a minimum total of 120 approved credit hours. Except for the practicum course, which is 6 credit hours, all BBA courses are 3 credit-hour courses. Unless indicated, all courses are 5 weeks long. The BBA is broken into three phases: Discovery, Journey, and Empowerment. All courses required for the 120 credit hours BBA degree are listed below.

DISCOVERY (Year 1)

Discovery is the first year. It is a time of reflection and self-discovery. Students uncover their passions, learn by self-exploration, and give strength to their values. Students develop confidence and position themselves to make unique contributions in their organizations and communities. By the end of Discovery, students would have established themselves as a community of learners to continue their journey toward empowerment.

Spring

Session 1

    • BUSA 101 Intermediate Algebra (8 weeks)
    • BUSA 160 Business Psychology

Session 2

    • BUSA 150 Career Development (8 weeks)
    • CSIS 100 Introduction to Computer Science and Information Systems (8 weeks)

Session 3

    • BUSA 103 Geometry
    • ASNR 130 Introduction to Nutritional Science

Summer

Session 1

    • BUSA 102 College Algebra (8 weeks)
      HUMA 100 Writing and Inquiry

Session 2

    • BUSA 200 Business Communication

Fall

Session 1

    • CSIS 200 Python Programming Language (8 weeks)

Session 2

    • BUSA 240 Introductory Accounting 1 (8 weeks)

Session 3

    • HUMA 170 World History

JOURNEY (Year 2)

Journey is the second year and represents a period of the student’s continued growth with their community of learners. This involves growing integrity and learning to lead within their organizations and communities. Learners offer their unique experiences in a dynamic interactive environment. They learn “followership,” which is facilitated by working closely with instructors and professional mentors as they begin working on outlining their final year projects. Towards the end of Journey, learners become leaders as they transition into their final years.

Spring

Session 1

    • BUSA 260 Business Statistics (8 weeks)
    • BUSA 320 Principles of Management

Session 2

    • ENGR 120 Calculus (8 weeks)

Session 3

    • BUSA 330 Principles of Marketing
    • CSIS 222 Introduction to Database Management Systems

Summer

Session 1

    • BUSA 220 Microeconomics (8 weeks)

Session 2

    • BUSA 250 Introductory Accounting 2 (8 weeks)

Session 3

    • BUSA 310 Business Law

Fall

Session 1

    • BUSA 230 Macroeconomics (8 weeks)

Session 2

    • BUSA 300 Introduction to Finance (8 weeks)

Session 3

    • HUMA 140 Ancient Scripts
      BUSA 312 Global Issues

EMPOWERMENT (Years 3 and 4)

Empowerment is the last phase of the undergraduate degree (third and fourth) years at Osiri University. During this phase, students continue experiential learning, where they develop entrepreneurship skills. Students begin to feel empowered as apply their knowledge and talents through practical projects based on real-world scenarios within an organization or community.

Spring

Session 1

    • CSIS 420 Cybersecurity (8 weeks)
    • BUSA 433 Supply Chain Management

Session 2

    • CSIS 430 Data Science and Analytics (8 weeks)
    • BUSA 457 International Business

Session 3

    • BUSA 411 Business Strategy
    • HUMA 416 Understanding Barriers to Learning: Education and Human Flourishing

Summer

Session 1

    • ENGR 400 Practicum (6 credits, 8 weeks)
    • BUSA 455 Sustainable Entrepreneurship and Leadership

Session 2

    • HUMA 479 Human Knowledge, Philosophy and Ethics
    • CSIS 410 Computer Networking and Data Communication

Fall

Session 1

    • CSIS 432 Artificial Intelligence (6 credits, 8 weeks)

Session 2

    • CSIS 400 Internet of Things (8 weeks)
    • BUSA 443 Sustainable Economics and Development

Session 3

    • BUSA 397 Human Resource Management
    • CSIS 449 Machine Learning