The Sobey School of Business Bachelor of Commerce offers you many choices of majors so you can achieve success on your terms, just like Ali Algermozi
Over the past few decades, information systems and e-business have transformed the business landscape around the world. The Bachelor of Commerce degree with a major in Computing and Information Systems was designed in response to industry calls for business-savvy professionals who possess both theoretical and practical understanding of all five information systems components: hardware, software, data, processes, and users.
A major in Computing and Information Systems at the Sobey School of Business provides you with an in-depth understanding of applications of computer technology to the ever-changing world of business. The major will build your knowledge in key business functions, with emphasis on preparing you to organize, manage, enhance, and exploit computerized information resources and electronic data networks. You’ll gain necessary skills for employment in this growing field.
Computing and Information Systems students work at the University’s Centre for Academic Technology (CAT) and Information Technology Service and Support. Co-op placements have included positions with prominent local employers, including Bell Aliant, Export Development Canada, Templeton Properties and Sampling Technologies Inc. Students have held entry-level positions as team leaders, marketing managers, analysts and junior developers.
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“The information systems world is dynamic and whether it is enterprise networking or web development, the co-op program helps you stay in touch with the latest technologies. It has given me the experience that I know will put my resumé on top of the pile.”
Andrew Darrow, fourth-year Computing and Information Systems
In addition to all other requirements for the major, a minimum GPA of 2.2 is required in ACCT 3323 and all Computing and Information Systems courses taken at the 2000 level or above (as indicated below by *).