The Western Michigan University Department of Business Information Systems offers undergraduate majors in business analytics, computer information systems, cybersecurity and digital marketing and eCommerce. In addition to these majors, the department offers minors in business analytics and computer information systems, and houses the business communication program, which offers two courses:

  • BCM 3700—Integrated Communication in Business, required of all business students
  • BCM 4540—Intercultural Business Communication



Business analytics

The business analytics minor equips students with the analytical skills needed in a data-driven business setting. This is a growing field with direct relevance to activities in many business disciplines.

Possible professional activities:

  • Data mining
  • Knowledge management
  • Predictive analytics

Learn more about the business analytics minor.

Computer information systems

The computer information systems minor instills practical skills required to succeed in today’s rapidly changing world of information technology and gives students broad and thorough business knowledge and information technology skills for a career in the IT profession.

Possible professional activities:

  • Web application development
  • Systems analysis and design
  • Database administration and management

Explore the program requirements for the computer information systems minor.