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Business Administration, B.B.A. - Management Information Systems

What is MIS?
Student OnlineThe concentration of MIS is intended to prepare students for an entry-level position in a computer information systems department. In this high-tech job market, a person with MIS skills has the opportunity to advance in today's technologically demanding work place. MIS professionals work in many areas such as manufacturing firms, banks and insurance companies, data processing service organizations, wholesale and retail businesses and government agencies.

Students in this concentration learn skills necessary for analysis, design, implementation, and management of computer information systems needed to effectively run an organization. Students learn about modern computer technology, and experience hands-on use of current hardware, software, and analytical techniques needed to analyze business problems. The MIS program maintains a careful balance of problem-solving, technical, and communication skills. This concentration provides an excellent foundation for further study in graduate and professional programs.

Flexibility 
The Junior and Senior years of this concentration can be completed entirely online.

Employment Opportunities:
Network Support
Database Programmer/Analyst
Database Administration
Technical Support Specialist
Help Desk Coordinator
Consulting
Computer Programmer
Web Designer
Computer Hardware / Software Support


Suggested Course of Study

B.B.A. in Business Administration - Management Information Systems   

Business Majors require a minimum of 124 credit hours to graduate.

General Education Requirements 
(35 Semester Hours)
See Undergraduate Bulletin

Business Core 
(40 Semester Hours)
(Minimum Grade of "C" or above)

BU 105 Fundamentals of Success in Business
MIS 160 Spreadsheet Applications
EC 201 Principles of Economics I
EC 202 Principles of Economics II
ACC 211 Principles of Accounting I
ACC 212 Principles of Accounting II
PLG 241 Legal Environment of Business
MKT 361 Principles of Marketing
MGT 381 Principles of Management
BQA 345 Advanced Statistical Analysis for Business
MGT 333 Organizational Communication
MGT 385 Operations Production Management
FIN 355 Business Finance
MGT 497 Strategic Management

Major Courses
(33 Semester Hours)
(Minimum Grade of "C" or above)

MIS 300 Introduction to Information Systems
MIS 295 Desktop Application Development
MIS 296 Object Oriented Programming
MIS 320 Database Applications
MIS 322 Web Development for Business
MIS 396 Systems & Network Administration
MIS 470 Systems Analysis & Design
MIS 482 Database Program Development
MIS 486 MIS Projects
MIS 488 Mobile Application Development

Select Two
(6 Semester Hours)

MIS 321 Telecommunications Systems Management
MIS 475 Electronic Commerce Strategies
ACC 406 Accounting Information Systems
ACC 412 Auditing
MKT 455 Internet Marketing
Additional MIS and/or Programming Course

Other Required Course
(3 Semester Hours)
(Minimum Grade of "C" or above)

MA 123 Statistics or BQA 170 Business Statistics

General Elective Courses
As needed to complete hours for degree requirements


BBA Majors require a minimum of 120 credit hours to graduate. No more than 90 hours of these hours may be earned at a community college.  Transfer students must earn at least 25% of their hours from MUW.  MUW does not award credit for technical or vocational courses except in the B.A.S. program. 

This curriculum sheet is a sample and is intened to be a tentative guideline for the order in which courses should be taken to fulfill the requirements of the major.