Mar 25, 2023  
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog 
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog

Information Systems Major (BSBA)

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Please see the UNLV Lee Business School’s Management, Entrepreneurship and Technology Department’s web page at for information about department programs, faculty and facilities. Degree worksheets and 4/5 year plan for the major are available at

Please see advising information at the UNLV Lee Business School Advising Center at


Institution - Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities

Program - Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business

Learning Outcomes

  1. Identify, collect, and analyze large data sets in organizational settings.
  2. Understand modern data storage methodologies.
  3. Develop technological solutions for contemporary business problems.
  4. Communicate technological concepts to business executives and users.

University Graduation Requirements

MS in MIS Bridge Option

Students who have an interest in earning a Master of Science in MIS later and who meet current MIS Department requirements may elect to take selected graduate-level courses instead of senior-level undergraduate MIS courses. Contact the MIS Department office for current requirements and the application form or see for details.

Information Systems Major Requirements - Total 120 Credits

General Education Requirements - Subtotal: 35-46 Credits

Where specific courses are not identified, please see the related section of the Undergraduate Catalog for information about which courses may satisfy university core requirements.

First-Year Seminar - Credits: 2-3

English Composition - Credits: 6

Second-Year Seminar - Credits: 3

Constitutions - Credits: 3-6

Mathematics - Credits: 3

Distribution Requirement - Credits: 18-19

Please see Distribution Requirements for more information.

  • Humanities and Fine Arts - Total Credits: 9
    • Humanities - 6 credits required from two different areas. It is recommended that students take
      COM 101 - Oral Communication , as one of the humanities courses.
    • Fine Arts - 3 credits required
  • Social Science:
    • Automatically satisfied by major requirements
  • Life and Physical Sciences and Analytical Thinking: 9-10
    • Two Life and Physical Sciences - 6-7 credits
      • One science course with a lab
      • One non-lab science course
    • Analytical Thinking 3 credit course 

Multicultural and International Requirement - Credits: 0-6

Multicultural, one 3 credit course required
International, one 3 credit course required

These courses may overlap with general education and major requirements.  A single course may not meet the multicultural and international requirements simultaneously. For the list of approved multicultural and international courses, go to:

Major Requirements - Information Systems - Subtotal: 72-76 Credits

General Electives: 0-13

The number of general electives necessary for each student varies based on how many credits a student uses to satisfy the requirements identified above. The minimum credits required to earn a degree from Lee Business School is 120.

Total Credits: 120


  1. Every student must complete a three-credit multicultural course and a three-credit international course. Courses satisfying other requirements may simultaneously satisfy the multicultural and international requirements except one course cannot satisfy both the multicultural and the international requirements. For an approved list, visit
  2. All courses in the major requirements section must be completed with a grade of C or better. 
  3. Any course that is included as a prerequisite for a Lee Business School course requires a minimum grade of C or better.

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