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Bachelor of Commerce Concentration in Information Systems

Mentors: Professors Liette Lapointe, Kunsoo Han, Emmanuelle Vaast, and Genevieve Bassellier

The 15-credit Information Systems (IS) Concentration is flexible and represents an ideal complement to the majors and concentrations of other areas, as information technology (IT) has the capacity to transform and improve all functions of organizations in every economic sector. The IS Concentration emphasizes the importance of the interrelationships across technology, management and strategy. The objective is to prepare students to be effective planners, users and managers of IT in the digital economy. It provides students with assets that award them a unique competitive advantage.

Students with an IS Concentration are well positioned to participate in IT-driven changes that continue to affect knowledge work, business processes, organizational design, and the operation of markets and industries. IT offers fascinating – often high-paying – jobs and a wide variety of career paths. Former graduates have secured jobs in consulting, IT management, business analysis etc. in various industries e.g. banking, healthcare, finance, education, government, etc.

Required Courses (3 credits)

  • INSY 333 Systems Analysis & Modelling 3 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
    • Winter
    • Summer

Complementary Courses (12 credits)

  • INSY 331 Managing Information Tech 3 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
    • Winter
    • Summer

  • INSY 332 Accounting Information Systems 3 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
    • Winter
    • Summer

  • INSY 339 IT Consulting 3 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
    • Winter
    • Summer

  • INSY 341 Developing Business Apps 3 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
    • Winter
    • Summer

  • INSY 431 IT Implementation Management 3 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
    • Winter
    • Summer

  • INSY 432 IT in Business 3 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
    • Winter
    • Summer

  • *
    INSY 434 Topics in IS 1 3 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
    • Winter
    • Summer

  • INSY 437 Managing Data & Databases 3 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
    • Winter
    • Summer

  • INSY 440 E-Business 3 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
    • Winter
    • Summer

  • INSY 442 BusinessIntel&DataAnalytics 3 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
    • Winter
    • Summer

  • INSY 450 IS Project Management 3 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
    • Winter
    • Summer

*Fall 2013: Online Communities and Open Innovation

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