Management Information Systems

Description

Students are prepared to enter the workforce ready to tackle complex problems that combine the use of information technology to improve business operations, decision making, quality of life, security and supply chains. Students work on corporate projects for companies that are looking for new ways to use social media, mobile, and emerging technologies to improve revenues & make the firms more effective. Students learn how to scope projects, define requirements, design solutions, and develop & implement the chosen solution.

Interests and Skills

Students should be interested in how to apply technology to improve business and quality of life for individuals. MIS is where business meets technology. Students should be interested in jump-starting their careers to become business analysts, consultants, innovators, and entrepreneurs. Students interesting in MIS are typically good problem solvers, can multi-task, like a challenge, like working on new projects, can handle ambiguity, like to work in teams, are not discouraged easily, can see both the big-picture and work on the detail, and will work hard for high pay-off.

Students should consider specializations available in the business school to supplement the core business and MIS curriculum including areas such as: Health Care Information Systems, Management Communications, Sales, Global Business, Supply-Chain Management, and Accounting. Some students minor in Computer Science, International Business or a foreign language.

Degree Options

MIS students graduate with a Bachelor of Science in Commerce and Business Administration. Many students obtain a business school specialization, a minor in a supporting field, or enter the University Scholars program to obtain a Masters Degree.

Career Opportunities

MIS graduates are among the most sought-after, with virtually 100% placement. Graduates go to leading consulting firms, corporations and startups.

Types of Jobs Accepted

Graduates have accepted positions with leading national consulting firms and at Headquarters for Alfa, AT&T, Equifax, IBM, Home Depot, HP, Lowe’s, P&G, Southern Co. and Walmart. Positions include business analyst, startup entrepreneur, consultant, programmer analyst, project manager and risk analyst.

Jobs of Experienced Alumni

Experienced MIS professionals continue to rise in their organizations to positions that include President/CEO, Chief Information Officer, Global Partner, Executive Vice- President, Chief Analyst, Chief Technology Officer, Partner, Sr. Executive, Director, Program Manager, Solutions Architect and Team Manager.

Accreditation

AACSB

Management Information Systems (MIS)

Semester 1 Semester 2
EN 101 EN 102
EC 110 EC 111
FINE ARTS COURSE HI COURSE
HU, L, OR FA MATH 121 or MATH 125
MATH 112 or MATH 115 NATURAL SCI COURSE
GBA 145  
Semester 3 Semester 4
ST 260 AC 210
LGS 200 CS 120
LITERATURE CORE COURSE MIS 295
HISTORY OR SB COURSE HU, L, OR FA
NATURAL SCI COURSE ELECTIVE COURSE
Semester 5 Semester 6
CS 220 MIS 320
FI 302 MIS 340
MIS 330 CS 375
MKT 300 GBA 300
ELECTIVE COURSE ELECTIVE COURSE
Semester 7 Semester 8
MIS 430 MIS 431
MIS 450 MIS 451
MGT 300 ELECTIVE COURSES
OM 300 ELECTIVE COURSES
ELECTIVE COURSE GBA 490

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