Management Information Systems Major, Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration (BAB)

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The major in Management Information Systems is oriented toward developing specialists who can design, implement and manage business information systems. Upon completion, the student should be able to understand both the technical aspects of these systems and the complexities of their management. Depending upon the electives chosen, the student may prepare for entry-level positions in either the technical areas of data processing or in staff support roles in the various functional areas of business.

Students must be formally admitted to the Business Undergraduate Program or officially declared as a minor before enrolling in business classes in the major. See Business Administration Course Enrollment Policies for more information.

Note: ECON 200 and ECON 201 are considered supporting courses and may be used to fulfill GECRs as well as requirements for the Business Administration degree. However, these courses are not counted twice toward the total of 180 credits for graduation.

Required Business Administration Core
Lower Division Courses
ACCT 251PRINCIPLES OF FINANCIAL ACCOUNTING5
ACCT 252PRINCIPLES OF MANAGEMENT ACCOUNTING4
ACCT 261BUSINESS LAW4
DSCI 245DATA ANALYSIS FOR BUSINESS4
ECON 200INTRODUCTION TO MICROECONOMICS5
ECON 201INTRODUCTION TO MACROECONOMICS5
ENGL 201COLLEGE COMPOSITION: ANALYSIS, RESEARCH AND DOCUMENTATION5
MATH 142PRECALCULUS II5
or MATH 161 CALCULUS I
or MATH 200 FINITE MATHEMATICS
MISC 211INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY IN BUSINESS4
Upper Division Courses
DSCI 346ADVANCED DATA ANALYSIS FOR BUSINESS4
FINC 335FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT4
MGMT 326ORGANIZATION THEORY AND BEHAVIOR4
MGMT 423BUSINESS AND SOCIETY4
MGMT 490DEPARTMENT SENIOR CAPSTONE4
MKTG 310PRINCIPLES OF MARKETING4
OPSM 330OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT4
Required Management Information Systems Courses
MISC 371BUSINESS APPLICATIONS PROGRAM DESIGN4
MISC 372DATA COMMUNICATION AND NETWORK FUNDAMENTALS4
MISC 373BUSINESS DATABASE APPLICATIONS4
MISC 481SYSTEMS ANALYSIS AND DESIGN4
MISC 482SYSTEMS PROJECT AND PROJECT MANAGEMENT4
Electives–select approved, related electives in consultation with your faculty advisor.8
Total Credits97

For information on General Education, see Undergraduate Degree .

Student Learning Outcomes—students will

  • acquire MIS technical skills, including programming principles, database principles, networking and data communications;
  • demonstrate problem-solving abilities by applying MIS technical skills, including business application program design, business database design;
  • demonstrate MIS project development skills through system analysis and design and demonstrate MIS/IT project management skills and team skills.