Information Systems & E-Commerce (B.B.A)
In today’s digital business world, those who become experts in harnessing the potential of information technology will be a step ahead. By completing this specialization, B.B.A. students gain the knowledge and experience to become an e-business entrepreneur, digital consultant, or a top employee in marketing, human resources, or finance operations.
Course for Specialization in Information Systems:
Graduating students who have fulfilled the requirements for a single major Bachelor of Business Administration may add a Specialization in Information Systems if they have successfully completed the following 4.0 credits with a minimum grade of 65% in each course:
- 1.0 ADMN credit consisting of ADMN 1620H and 2620H
- 1.5 COIS credits consisting of COIS 1010H, 1020H, and 2240H
- 1.0 ADMN credit from ADMN 3750H, 3850H, or 4870H
- 0.5 COIS credit from COIS 3030H, 3400H, or 3420H
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It is important you draft a course plan for your studies at Trent. By developing a course plan, you ensure you have the required pre-requisite courses to register in the courses you are interested in as well as meet the requirements to graduate.
First year - For those considering a Specialization in Information Systems, students should complete ADMN 1000H, ADMN 1221H, ECON 1010H, and ECON 1020H in first year. If you take ADMN 1000H and 1221H in the fall, you could consider taking one or two of the second year ADMN courses (ie. ADMN 2010H, 2100H, 2220H, 2230H, or 2510H) in the winter term of first year. This will then leave space in the upper years to timetable the appropriate courses. . It is also suggested you take COIS 1010H, 1020H and 1620H in first year.
Second year – For those considering a Specialization in Information Systems, you should complete COIS 2620H and 2240H by the end of second year. Students should also complete all required ADMN and ECON second year level courses.
Over third and fourth year, students should also complete all required ADMN third and fourth year level courses.
Fourth year – Consider applying for the placement course ADMN 4870H (minimum 72% cumulative average required) and secure an experiential learning position with a local agency.
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