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Business Information Systems BIS.S.AAS

Associate of Applied Science - 60 - 61 Credit Hours

Division: Business and Public Services
Department: Business Information Systems
Effective as of Fall 2020

What is the program about?

Students in this program will learn advanced features in various software applications, and will practice integrating multiple applications to be more productive. The degree includes a strong technology emphasis and sound business foundation with courses in accounting, economics, management and business math. The program will prepare software and information technology staff in all industries to work in teams, support internal and external customers, and use new technologies to maximize business productivity. Students will select one of four concentrations: software applications, computer support, business analytics, or medical office to gain expertise in their area of interest.

Program Outcomes

  • Assess business problems using analytical and critical thought processes to identify the best technology solution.
  • Apply appropriate customer service skills in a variety of settings such as face-to-face, telephone and online.
  • Apply quantitative skills appropriate to business information occupations.

Career Opportunities

Employment opportunities are available in many types of businesses, including banks, insurance offices, advertising agencies, manufacturing companies, small to large businesses and educational facilities, to name a few.


Formal articulation agreements with other colleges and universities indicate how Sinclair programs and courses will transfer to other institutions.


Course Title Credits
ACC 1210 Introduction to Financial Accounting 3
BIS 1120 Introduction to Software Applications 3
BIS 1220 Word Processing Software 3
BIS 1230 Spreadsheet Software 3
BIS 1260 Database Software 3
BIS 2170 BIS Capstone 3
COM 2206 (Interpersonal Communication) OR COM 2225 (Small Group Communication) OR COM 2211 (Effective Public Speaking) 3
ECO 2160 Principles of Macroeconomics 3
ENG 1101 English Composition I 3
ENG 1131 Business Writing 3
LAW 1101 Business Law 3
MAN 2150 (Management & Organizational Behavior) OR MAN 1107 (Foundations of Business) 3
(MAT 1120 (Business Mathematics) OR Ohio Transfer 36: Mathematics Elective) 3
Ohio Transfer 36: Arts & Humanities Elective 3
(Software Applications OR Business Data OR Medical Office OR Computer Support) 18 - 19
- View the Master Syllabus - View the Course Schedule

Program Accreditation Information

This program is fully accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP), a specialized accreditation recognized by the Council on Higher Education Association (CHEA).

This information is for planning purposes only. Sinclair College will make every effort to offer curriculum listed above but reserves the right to change, add and cancel curriculum offerings for unforeseen circumstances.