It is the student’s responsibility to contact the appropriate person for current requirements and transfer information. Email the Master/Lead Teacher in MIS at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Program Learning Goals:
Students will demonstrate the ability to:
- Show proficiency in the Common Professional Core areas.
- Apply an ethical framework to business problems.
- Communicate effectively through written and oral expression.
- Apply and analyze Common Professional Core knowledge areas within the context of business cases.
*BBA Candidates must complete all Class and Programmatic Assessment Requirements within the Division of Business in order to graduate.
Emphasis Area MIS – 21 credit hours
MIS Core Courses:
- MIS 240 Introduction to Computer Programming – 3 credit hours
- This course introduces the student to the fundamental principles of computer programming by introducing the programming constructs used by all programming languages. Procedural and object-oriented languages will be introduced and one language will be the vehicle for the assignments and examinations throughout the course. In addition, logic and arithmetic concepts will be applied to the programming process so that students will finish the course with an essential knowledge and understanding of programming. This foundation will allow students to create software programs that solve problems in many disciplines and many programming languages. Offered fall day.
- MIS 370 Introduction to Project Management – 3 credit hours
- This course will introduce the students to the fundamental concepts necessary to support the planning, scheduling, controlling, resource allocation, and performance measurement activities required for successful completion of a project. The most recent edition of PMBOK Guide will provide the framework for the concepts introduced in the course. Microsoft Project will be the application software used in the course. Prerequisite: Sophomore Standing. Offered fall online F2 in odd numbered years, spring day in odd numbered years, and summer online in even numbered years.
- MIS 380 E-Commerce & Web Pages – 3 credit hours
- This class is designed to introduce the student to the fundamentals of e-commerce. Java will be used to develop business-based application projects which use the internet to disseminate and capture information from the World Wide Web. Offered fall day in odd numbered years, fall online F1 in even numbered years, summer online in even numbered years.
- MIS 420 Operating Systems Analysis & Admin – 3 credit hours
- This course will provide the student a comprehensive view of operating systems concepts including theoretical principles and practical implementations. Networked file systems, installation and administration of operating systems and networks, as well as backup and system redundancy will be discussed. Prerequisite: Sophomore standing. Offered fall day in even numbered years, online in Fall F2 in odd numbered years.
- MIS 430 Networks & Distributed Data Processing – 3 credit hours
- This course will offer the student implementation-oriented experience in implementing networks and in supporting distributed data processing. This course is intended to provide real life case problems for which the students can design and implement distributed systems in which data transmission is seamless from the PC to the net. Prerequisite: Sophomore standing. Offered spring day in even numbered years, online spring F2 in odd numbered years.
15 Credit Hours
Choose two courses from the following:
- MIS 220 Information Management II – 3 credit hours
- This course will focus on intermediate to advanced functions within office suite applications. In addition, the student will work with basic file management and internet functions, and will use the data sharing capabilities of each application. Offered spring day, spring online S2, summer online.
- MIS 310 Information Systems Applications – 3 credit hours
- This course will provide the student a thorough understanding of the movement of data within an organization. The student will be assigned business based case problems which require use of all software applications (word processing, spreadsheets, database management, presentation, communication, and web page development) in order to develop an integrated information system. Prerequisites: MIS110 or MIS220. Offered spring day in odd numbered years, spring online F1 in even numbered years, summer online in odd numbered years.
- MIS 355 Introduction to Geographic Info. Systems – 3 credit hours
- GIS (Geographical Information Systems) are becoming more useful in many disciplines. Smartphones, Navigation Systems, Tablet Computers and other devices now support location services. GIS systems also provide support for many disciplines including medicine, criminal justice, science, and marketing. This course will introduce students to GIS and the principles of spatial data and the analysis tools that can be applied to the data. At the end of the course, students will have an understanding of GIS theory and examples of GIS-based solutions in the world around them. Prerequisite: Sophomore Standing. Offered fall day in odd numbered years, fall online F2 in even numbered years.
- MIS 440 System Analysis & Design – 3 credit hours
- This course will give the student a comprehensive understanding of the principles and practices of designing, implementing, and managing large business systems. The student will use Visio to develop system designs. Both computerized and traditional systems will be examined. Prerequisite: Sophomore standing. Offered fall day in even numbered years, fall online F1 in odd numbered years, summer online in even numbered years.
- MIS 450 Database Development & Administration – 3 credit hours
- This course is designed as an intensive database management course in which the student will design and develop a database system and use it in conjunction with other software application packages to produce information in a business oriented setting. The student will use Visio to develop database system designs. Prerequisite: Sophomore standing. Offered spring day in even numbered years, spring online S1 in odd numbered years.
- MIS 455 Advanced Database Applications – 3 credit hours
- This course will build on the principles introduced in MIS450 – Database Development and Administration. Students will focus on efficient query processing and indexing techniques for relational, spatial, temporal and multimedia databases. In particular, efficient and scalable algorithms for clustering, association rule discovery and classification of very large datasets will be discussed. Data mining, data warehousing and security will also be addressed. Prerequisites: MIS450 with MIS355 is suggested. Offered spring day in odd numbered years.
- MIS 470 Security of Information Systems – 3 credit hours
- This course will examine the methodology and practice of providing security in modern information systems. Design, development, auditing, and maintaining security of information systems will be examined in detail. The course will provide the student a comprehensive understanding of the theoretical and practical elements of internet security. Ethics in information security, intrusion detection, risk management, cryptography and physical security will be discussed. Prerequisite: Sophomore standing. Offered fall day in odd numbered years, fall online F2 in even numbered years, summer online in even numbered years.
- MIS 475 Digital Forensics – 3 credit hours
- This course will give students an understanding of the theoretical, practical, and legal aspects of digital forensics. In addition, the course will offer a foundation in the process and exercise of digital forensics. Prerequisites: MIS470. Offered spring day in even numbered years, spring online S2 in odd numbered years, summer online in odd numbered years.
- MIS 490 Special Topics in MIS – 3 credit hours
- Students enrolled in this course will explore relevant and timely topics in the area of Management Information Systems and related disciplines. The students will be exposed to various media including traditional print media and video as well as emerging media technology such as blog postings, webcasts or online discussion boards. Requirements will include a research paper and presentation on a semester research project. Prerequisite: permission of the instructor. Offered as needed.
- MIS 498 Internship – 3 credit hours
- This course involves productive, contributing application of studies in one or more off-campus settings. A portfolio of activities and learning experiences endorsed by the mentor in the setting is required and is provided by the student. Prerequisites: Junior standing, a minimum grade point average of 2.5, advisor approval of intern assignment, current resume, and application for position. Offered fall day, spring day.