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