Information Systems in Business Administration and Computing Science


If you want to study the intersection of computing skills and business administration in decision making, then you will be interested in this program. Study data communications, operating systems and database structures.

Degree: Bachelor of Science or Bachelor of Business Administration

This joint major requires you to qualify for admission to the Beedie School of Business in addition to being accepted as a joint major in the Faculty of Applied Sciences.

You may opt for a Bachelor of Science degree (BSc) from the Faculty of Applied Sciences, or a Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) from the Beedie School of Business. 

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Career possibilities

The world is changing rapidly and you have no way of knowing the full range of career opportunities available to you in the future. Graduates of this program may end up in a range of occupations, including these:

  • Chief Information Officer
  • Chief Information Security Officer
  • Chief Operations Officer
  • Chief Technical Officer
  • Computer and Information Systems Manager
  • Game Developer
  • Interactive Media Developer
  • IT Project Manager 
  • Senior Quality Assurance (QA) Analyst
  • Software Engineer
  • Software Developer
  • Systems Architect 
  • Web Designer
  • Web Developer

Take a look at the occupations associated with this program at the Beedie School of Business Career Management Centre

Admission requirements

If you are interested in this joint major, you must apply to both Business and Computing Science and must meet the requirements for both programs.

How to apply

Before applying, you might want to review this help video. Then:

  • Go to
  • In section 4, Applying to SFU, for your first choice:
    • select from the drop-down list of faculties: Beedie School of Business
    • select from the drop-down list of programs:  Business or Business - 1st yr Surrey
  • For your second choice:
    • select from the drop-down list of faculties: Faculty of Applied Sciences
    • select from the drop-down list of programs: BSC Computing Science
  • After you are accepted, speak to both program advisors about the  Joint Major program.