• 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 are advised that INFS2005INFS2024 & INFS3002 cannot be double counted towards the Business Information Systems Major (BUSN-MAJ) and the Business Information Systems Minor (BISM-MIN). Therefore, students must select other courses to count towards the BISM-MIN if they want both the BUSN-MAJ and the BISM-MIN to be listed on their transcripts. 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 studied.

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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