Business Administration, BAS
The Management Information Systems (MIS) concentration emphasizes both business and computer technology skills, thus training students how to find technology-based solutions to important business and management problems. MIS students learn how businesses use information to improve the company’s operations and how to manage various information systems so that they best serve the needs of managers, staff, and customers.
The concentration is intended to prepare students for an entry-level position in a computer information systems department. All organizations rely on computer and information technology (IT) to conduct business; therefore, management information systems professionals work in almost all industries such as manufacturing, banking, insurance, retail, health care, and government.
Management information systems is an ever-changing and challenging field that will continue to grow. If you have a love of computers and business, and want to learn more about modern computer technology, computer databases, networks, computer security, and more, this is the concentration for you.
This concentration is available to students in the BBA (Bachelor of Business Administration) and the BAS (Bachelor of Applied Science) degree programs.
The Junior and Senior years of this concentration can be completed on campus or entirely online.
In the Accelerated Bachelor/MBA Program, you will take undergraduate and graduate classes at the same time, substituting some required undergraduate classes with MBA classes. You can take up to 12 of the 36 hours required for the MBA early.
This information is presented for informational purposes. In the event of a discrepancy between this page and the Undergraduate Bulletin, the Bulletin should always be used.
In keeping with The W's Mission, the General Education Program provides students with the skills, knowledge, and values they need to become independent, productive members of society in our continually changing world.
The W's General Education Program provides a foundation in the liberal arts that includes knowledge in the historical, literary, aesthetic, scientific, and cultural traditions that shape the world, and fosters skills that allow students to become civically responsible life-long learners ready to adapt to new challenges.
All students who complete the Mississippi University for Women general education program will demonstrate:
A student who holds a completed A.A.S. or other approved technical Associate’s degree may transfer 40 semester hours of approved career and technical credit. Career and technical coursework may only be applied to a Bachelor of Applied Science degree.
The following is a list of approved programs:
Minimum grade of C required
Total Hours Required for Business Administration, BAS - Management Information Systems Concentration: 121 Semester Hours