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is there a major that has business and computer science or IT combined?

alostcollegekidalostcollegekid Registered User Posts: 8 New Member
I am graduating in the spring from community college in business. I plan on transferring to a University, I just don't know where yet. also, I always wanted to major in engineering or computer science, but I just suck at math. I just continued in business because i like it. I'm familiar with it because I took business classes in high school like 5 years ago. however, i knew it would be easier to major in business than computer science, IT, or electrical/computer engineering. it would be easier as an minor because you don't have to take all the math intensive classes. but is there a way to have it combine as an major? if they do what would that be called? is it business technology, informatics, computer information systems? this would help me with my research and help me pick a university that has that major. if I have to minor in it fine, I just wanted make sure all angles were covered. lol

Replies to: is there a major that has business and computer science or IT combined?

  • juilletjuillet Super Moderator Posts: 12,618 Super Moderator
    What does 'suck at math' mean in your context? I've seen students on here saying that they are 'bad at math' because they get Bs in their classes sometimes rather than straight As. That doesn't mean you 'suck at math.' Do you like math?

    And yes, it is possible to combine them. Information science/informatics is one major that usually combines both. Computer information systems usually has a combination of CS/informatics stuff and business stuff. Information technology majors do, too. And some colleges now have majors like 'business analytics', although that often introduces math/statistics in addition to the CS.

    But there's also just the possibility of majoring in business and minoring in CS.
  • alostcollegekidalostcollegekid Registered User Posts: 8 New Member
    when I say I suck at math, I'm saying that I had to take remedial classes in math my whole life. I made Ds or Cs. I failed algebra 1 my freshman yr of high school. math always held me back, so I would say I hate it.
  • MAandMEmomMAandMEmom Registered User Posts: 1,382 Senior Member
    It’s computer information systems. Business and technology combined. Coursesin lighter programming languages paired with project management are common. Instead of the calculus sequence you might take quantitive business methods.
  • alostcollegekidalostcollegekid Registered User Posts: 8 New Member
    okay, would computer information systems be better than business informatics?
  • TS0104TS0104 Registered User Posts: 562 Member
    Indiana University has a new informatics building/center, it looks very impressive (I"m an alum, saw it on a fall visit). Might want to check it out because their business school is also very highly regarded.
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