College of Business & Economics

Department of e-Business &Technology Management

Degree Requirements

The combined major in e-Business and Information Systems requires a minimum of 136 units to be earned with a grade equivalent of 2.00 or higher. The program consists of 18 units of lower-level required courses, 6 or 7 units of required mathematics, 18 units of upper-level BUAD required courses, 15 units of e-Business courses and 32 units of Information Systems requirements as well as the Towson University Core Curriculum.

Note: These requirements are for the catalog year 2012-2013. If your catalog year is different, please refer to your specific catalog to view requirements. You may also refer to the college’s Advising Forms for each catalog year.

Lower-Level Required Courses (18 units)

Course Number Course Name
ACCT 201 or
ACCT 211
Principles of Financial Accounting (3) or
Honors Principles of Financial Accounting (3)
ACCT 202 or
ACCT 212
Principles of Managerial Accounting (3) or
Honors Principles of Managerial Accounting (3)
ECON 201 or ECON 203 Microeconomic Principles (3) or
Honors Microeconmic Principles (3)
ECON 202 or ECON 204 Macroeconomic Principles (3) or
Honors Macroeconomic Principles (3)
LEGL 225 Legal Environment of Business (3)
ECON 205 or MATH 231 Statistics for Business and Economics I (3) or
Basic Statistics (3)
Completion of the Computer Proficiency Exam (CPE) with a passing score of 70 percent or higher.

Required Mathematics Courses (6-7 units)

Course Number Course Name
MATH 263 Discrete Math (3)
MATH 211 or
MATH 273
Calculus for Applications (3) or
Calculus I (4)

Information Systems Required Courses (32 units)

Course Number Course Name
CIS 211 Fundamentals of Information Systems and Technology (3)
CIS 239 Computer Systems Architecture (3)
CIS 334 Data Organization (3)
CIS 350 Telecommunications (3)
CIS 379 Systems Analysis and Design (3)
CIS 458 Organizational Database Management (3)
CIS 479 or
EBTM 443
Software Project Management (3) or
Introduction to Project Management (3)
COSC 236 Introduction to Computer Science I (4)
COSC 237 Introduction to Computer Science II (4)
EBTM 311 Principles of e-Business (3) (as the CIS project-based course)

Upper-Level Business Required Courses (24 units)

Course Number Course Name
BUSX 301 Business Cornerstone (3)
Note: The Advanced Writing Seminar course is taken prior to or concurrent with BUSX 301.
BUSX 460 Professional Experience (3)
Note: Requires approved internship
EBTM 337 Information Technology (3)
EBTM 365 Principles of Operations Management (3)
MKTG 341 Principles of Marketing (3)
MNGT 361 Principles of Management (3)
FIN 331 Principles of Financial Management (3)
MNGT 481 Business Strategy and Policy (3)

All Accounting, Business Administration, and e-Business majors are required to take the Comprehensive Test of Core Business Knowledge (PDF) in the capstone course, Business Strategy & Policy (MNGT 481).

e-Business Courses (15 units)

Course Number Course Name
EBTM 367 e-Business Infrastructure (3) (offered only in fall)
MKTG 411 e-Business Marketing (3)
EBTM 419 Supply Chain Management (3)
EBTM 431 Advanced e-Business (3) (offered only in spring)
EBTM 454 Business Process Management (3)

Take Note

e-Business Infrastructure (EBTM 367) is offered only in the fall semester.

Advanced e-Business (EBTM 431) is offered only in the spring semester

College of Business & Economics

Phone: 410-704-3496
Fax: 410-704-2300

Office Location

Stephens Hall, Room 218
Hours: Monday - Friday
8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Mailing Address

College of Business & Economics
Towson University
8000 York Road
Towson, MD 21252-0001