Business Administration, B.A.S. - Management Information Systems
What is MIS?
The 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.
To seek a degree in the Management Information Systems concentration, a student must have a completed A.A.S. in one of the following disciplines:
Medical Billing and Coding Medical
Office Systems Technology
Web Development Technology
Suggested Course of Study
B.A.S. in Business Administration - Management Information Systems
General Education Requirements
(38-39 Semester Hours)
See Undergraduate Bulletin
Career and Technical Transfer
(Maximum 40 Semester Hours)
(46 Semester Hours)
BU 105 Fundamentals of Success in Business
BQA 170 Statistical Analysis for Business
ACC 211 Principles of Accounting I
ACC 212 Principles of Accounting II
EC 201 Principles of Economics I or EC 202 Principles of Economics II
PLG 241 Legal Environment of Business
MIS 300 Introduction to Information Systems
FIN 355 Business Finance
MGT 381 Principles of Management
MKT 361 Principles of Marketing
BU 460 Senior Seminar in Business
15 Hours of MIS Electives
(Must be at the 300 level or above excluding MIS 300 - Exception MIS 295 & MIS 296)
BAS Majors require a minimum of 121 credit hours to graduate. No more than 90 hours of these hours may be earned at a community college. 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 intended to be a tentative guideline for the order in which courses should be taken to fulfill the requirements of the major.