• Total units 24 Units
  • Areas of interest Sociology, Business Information Systems, Digital Humanities
  • Minor code BISM-MIN

This minor provides students with an introduction to information systems in business environments.

Application of knowledge and skills

Graduates with a minor in Business Information Systems will demonstrate the application of business information systems knowledge and skills:

  • with initiative and judgment in planning, problem solving and decision making in professional practice and/or scholarship;
  • to adapt knowledge and skills in diverse contexts; and,
  • with responsibility and accountability for own learning and professional practice and in collaboration with others within broad parameters.

Learning Outcomes

  1. Review, analyse, consolidate and synthesise business information systems knowledge;

  2. Demonstrate an understanding of business information systems knowledge with depth in some areas;

  3. Exercise critical thinking and judgement in identifying and solving problems with intellectual independence;

  4. Present a clear, coherent and independent exposition of business information systems knowledge and ideas.

Other Information

Students seeking Australian Computer Society (ACS) accreditation for their studies must complete both the Business Information Systems Major (BUSN-MAJ) and Business Information Systems Minor (BISM-MIN), with a total of 12 unique courses studies. This will mean that INFS2005, INFS2024 & INFS3002 will count towards the BUSN-MAJ, with students selecting other courses to count towards BISM-MIN.

Student not seeking an ACS accredited program are free to select from the complete range of restricted list electives in the Business Information Systems Minor (BISM-MIN).

Relevant Degrees

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This minor requires the completion of 24 units, which must include:

6 units from the completion of the following course:

INFS1001 - Business Information Systems (6 units)

18 units from the completion of the following courses:

HUMN1001 - Digital Culture: Being Human in the Information Age (6 units)

HUMN2001 - Introduction to Digital Humanities and Public Culture - Tools, Theories and Methods (6 units)

INFS2005 - Accounting Information Systems (6 units)

INFS2024 - Information Systems Analysis (6 units)

INFS3002 - Enterprise Systems in Business (6 units)

SOCY1006 - Society & Technological Change (6 units)

SOCY2166 - Social Science of the Internet (6 units)

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