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Business Information Systems BSYS 1000

Business Systems Course

International Fees

International fees are typically 3.12 times the domestic tuition. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.

Course details

​Computers and information technology are the foundation of business today. This course provides an understanding of computer terminology, operating systems, and the most popular office software used in business. Students learn to use spreadsheets (e.g. Microsoft Excel), word processing applications (e.g. Microsoft Word), and presentation and graphics programs (e.g. Microsoft PowerPoint). Students also get an introduction to cloud computing and enterprise collaboration tools. The course also provides an overview of social media, Web-based collaboration, and publishing and productivity tools.​


  • No prerequisites are required for this course.



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Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion on the course, the student will be able to:

  • Use, combine, and customize the PC operating system environment.
  • Address cross-platform issues.
  • Discuss basic business technology issues from a business manager’s perspective.
  • Organize files and folders on a local computer, a network drive, and the Web.
  • Demonstrate industry-level digital literacy skills.
  • Use document software to produce professionally formatted business communications and reports.
  • Use presentation software to produce advanced business presentations.
  • Use spreadsheets to create simple, what-if analysis financial models and charts.
  • Work in a collaborative environment using Microsoft 365.
  • Use social networks, collaboration tools, virtual desktops, and mobile devices for project work.
  • Protect their privacy while using social media and be proactive with their online reputation.

Effective as of Fall 2022

Related Programs

Business Information Systems (BSYS 1000) is offered as a part of the following programs:

  • Indicates programs accepting international students.
  • Indicates programs with a co-op option.

School of Business + Media

  1. Accounting
    Diploma Full-time
  2. Business Administration
    Associate Certificate Part-time
  3. Business Information Technology Management
    Diploma Full-time
  4. Business Management
    Certificate Part-time
  5. Business Management
    Diploma Full-time
  6. Business Operations Management
    Diploma Full-time
  7. Finance
    Diploma Full-time
  8. Financial Planning
    Diploma Full-time
  9. General Insurance and Risk Management
    Diploma Full-time
  10. Global Trade and Transportation Management
    Diploma Full-time
  11. Human Resource Management
    Diploma Full-time
  12. Marketing Management
    Diploma Full-time

School of Health Sciences

  1. Occupational Health and Safety
    Diploma Full-time


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