Bachelor of Science in Business Computing - Management Information Systems (MIS)

Mission

The mission of the Management Information Systems (MIS) Program is to educate students in the principles and practices of computing with focus on business knowledge and applications. Our program prepares students for careers and graduate studies in Business or IT related fields.

Total Credits
94
Apply Before
January 2018
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Program Educational Objectives

  1. 1.To provide MIS graduates with the knowledge and skills necessary to be effective professional contributors or leaders in the design, administration and management of computer based information systems;
  2. 2.To prepare MIS graduates for professional careers in roles including, but not limited to: directors of information systems functions, project managers, systems analysts, and data management;
  3. 3.To provide MIS graduates with the knowledge and skills to conduct advanced studies and research in disciplines for business administration, knowledge management, decision support systems and related fields;
  4. 4.To equip MIS graduates with the communication skills to function effectively in diverse groups and operate in an increasingly connected world;
  5. 5.To prepare MIS graduates to identify and analyze legal, ethical and social concerns associated with the computing and business fields.


Program Learning Outcomes

All graduating MIS majors shall:

  1. 1.Demonstrate a competence in the analysis and design of information systems and understand what is involved in systems implementation;
  2. 2.Demonstrate a competence in applying project management methods, techniques and tools to help organizations meet their objectives;
  3. 3.Demonstrate their ability to work in multidisciplinary teams to design, develop, and manage complex IS projects from initial information gathering through final project implementation;
  4. 4.Demonstrate good programming skills in a modern programming language, which will enable students to develop business programs and prototypes such as e-business and dynamic web site;
  5. 5.Demonstrate good knowledge of the role and management of telecommunications networks in organizations;
  6. 6.Demonstrate practical knowledge of modern database management system and show experience building database solutions;
  7. 7.Exhibit good business communication and interpersonal skills and demonstrate an ability to professionally communicate with a range of audiences;
  8. 8.Recognize the need for, and demonstrate an ability to engage in, continuing professional development;
  9. 9.Demonstrate their understanding of professional, ethical, legal and security issues and responsibilities;
  10. 10.Demonstrate their ability to engage in a graduate program in Business or IT related fields.

Graduation Requirements

To receive the degree of B.S. from the FNAS, a student must fulfill all requirements of the degree program, complete all required courses with a cumulative overall GPA of at least 2.0/4.0 and a minimum GPA of 2.0/4.0 in both the core and major requirements, and clear all accounts with the University. Candidates for degrees are reminded that grades of “I” assigned during the last semester to courses required for graduation will result in delaying their graduation.

Courses

Liberal Arts Curriculum (27cr.)

Free Electives (6cr.)

Suggested Program

Fall Semester Year I (15cr.)
MIS 216 Computer Programming for Business 3 cr.
BAD 201 Fundamentals of Management 3 cr.
STA 206 Statistics for Business and Economics I 3 cr.
ENL 213 Sophomore English Rhetoric (LAC) 3 cr.
LAC 3 cr.
Spring Semester Year I (15cr.)
MRK 201 Fundamentals of Marketing 3 cr.
CSC 301 Management Information Systems 3 cr.
CSC 226 Database programming for Bus 3 cr.
ACO 201 Principles of Accounting I 3 cr.
LAC 3 cr.
Summer Session Year I (6cr.)
LAC 3 cr.
LAC 3 cr.
Fall Semester Year II (15cr.)
CSC 306 Web Design 3 cr.
Major Elective 3 cr.
LAC 3 cr.
LAC 3 cr.
Free Elective 3 cr.
spring Semester Year II (15cr.)
Major Elective 3 cr.
CSC 305 System Analysis and Design 3 cr.
MIS 345 System Analysis and Design 3 cr.
LAC 3 cr.
Free Elective 3 cr.
Fall Semester Year III (15cr.)
Free Elective 3 cr.
MIS 431 Enterprise Computing Systems 3 cr.
BAD 453 e-Business 3 cr.
BAD 425 Quantitative Techniques for Management 3 cr.
LAC 3 cr.
Spring Semester Year III (15cr.)
MIS 434 Project Management for Information Systems 3 cr.
MIS 442 Knowledge Management 3 cr.
CSC 480 Internship 1 cr.
CSC 490 Senior Study 3 cr.
BAD 429 Operations Management 3 cr.

GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS

Total 94 Credits
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