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Business Information Systems BIS.S.AAS

Associate of Applied Science - 61 Credit Hours

Division: Business and Public Services
Department: Business Information Systems
Effective as of Fall 2016

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.

Program Outcomes

  • Manage the flow of information, media and documents throughout the life cycle; input, processing, output, distribution, use, storage, retrieval and disposition.
  • Assess business problems using analytical and critical thought processes to identify the best technology solution.
  • Practice professional attitude and work ethics related to situations in business and industry.
  • Use specialized terminology effectively.
  • 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.
  • Display good human relations skills in various settings such as one-to-one, team and groups.

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
Ohio Transfer Module: Arts & Humanities Elective 3
Ohio Transfer Module: Natural & Physical Sciences Elective 3
ACC 1210 Introduction to Financial Accounting 3
BIS 1120 Introduction to Software Applications 3
BIS 1201 Keyboarding & Document Formatting 3
BIS 1220 Word Processing Software 3
BIS 1230 Spreadsheet Software 3
BIS 1240 Presentation Software 2
BIS 1250 Desktop Publishing Software 1
BIS 1260 Database Software 3
BIS 1301 Advanced Document Formatting & Keyboarding 3
BIS 1400 Customer Service 3
BIS 2140 Records Management 2
BIS 2170 BIS Capstone 3
BIS 2270 Business Information Systems Internship 2
ECO 2160 Principles of Macroeconomics 3
ENG 1101 English Composition I 3
ENG 1199 Textual Editing 3
LAW 1101 Business Law 3
MAT 1120 Business Mathematics 3
(COM 2206 OR COM 2225) 3
(MAN 1107 OR MAN 2150) 3
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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.