Bachelor of Business course with Information Systems major


The Bachelor of Business course with Information Systems major is designed to give learners knowledge leveraging the strengths of Information Systems and Business. This major is aimed at providing students with cognitive and technical skills to create and manage cohesive business solutions for diverse organisations and enables them to analyse and facilitate strategic and operational activities in organisations. Through this major, students have the opportunity to develop fundamental expertise in core business concepts problem-solving, communication and team-work, allowing them to contribute to an organization’s overall goals in information systems.

The Bachelor of Business course with Information Systems major offers the learning experiences required for graduates to apply skills and knowledge to enhance the efficiency and effectiveness of business information systems in a range of organisational and business environments.

Year 1
COM 100
Business Communication
Accounting for Business
Business Economics
Information Technology in Business
Principles of Marketing
Principles of Management
Business Law
Business Statistics
Year 2
Year 3
  • Students are required to complete all of the units listed below to fulfil the requirements of Bachelor of Business with Information Systems major.
Unit CodeUnit NameUnit CodePrerequisites Unit
BIS201Communications and NetworksNone
BIS202Programming ConceptsNone
BIS203 System Analysis and DesignITB100Information Technology in Business
BIS204 Database Management SystemsNone
BIS301Information and Communication SecurityBIS201 Communications and Networks
BIS302 Web Application DevelopmentBIS201 Communications and Networks
BIS303 E-business SolutionsBIS302Web Application Development
BIS304 Information System ProjectBIS201
Communications and Networks
System Analysis and Design
Database Management Systems
Web Application Development
E-business Solutions
BSE201 Corporate Governance,
Ethics and Professionalism
Principles of Management
Business Law
BUS301Business CapstoneThis unit can only be undertaken by the students in the final year of the studies

or after having completed at least two third of the course credits.

Course learning Outcomes

The Bachelor of Business Course has the following learning outcomes that are consistent with the AQF Level 7 qualification:
  • Demonstrate an advanced understanding of theories, principles, and concepts relevant to the broad field of business
  • Communicate effectively with diverse business stakeholders in technologised, written and face to face contexts
  • Be self-directed and critically reflective in business contexts requiring collaborative and independent work
  • Apply specialised field knowledge and technical skills to develop and evaluate Information Systems solutions in a range of business contexts
  • Source, generate and synthesise relevant information to support evidence-based Information Systems decision-making processes and lifelong learning
  • Recognise the relationship between the field of Information Systems and society through practicing socially responsible and sustainable management that benefits diverse communities

Graduate Attributes

The graduates of Southern Cross Institute will have the following attributes at AQF Level 7:
  • Be effective communicators in the face to face and technologised contexts
  • Be broadly knowledgeable in the theoretical and conceptual fields of business with in-depth knowledge of their sub-discipline
  • Be able to professionally apply theoretical, conceptual and procedural knowledge to analyse and solve complex problems in business environments
  • Be self-directed, critical thinkers able to liaise, cooperate and work effectively and supportively with others
  • Be culturally adept and promote inclusivity and equity for all members of their local, regional and international communities
  • Synthesise, analyse and use the information to support ethical, evidence-based decision making and lifelong learning