Management Information Systems Concentration - Business Administration (B.S.)

Information systems play a critical role in all areas of business. The Management Information Systems concentration in the Business Administration major focuses on using methods and tools, such as Python, SQL, cloud computing, database systems, and systems analysis and design, to solve business problems and make businesses more efficient. Students will apply what they have learned in an internship.

In the Management Information Systems profession, individuals analyze business situations and leverage technology to create innovative business solutions and opportunities, transform business operations, improve business performance, and manage business processes and resources. They help businesses implement new information technologies on time and on budget.

Admission Criteria:
● Overall GPA – 3.0

120 credits of coursework is required for the baccalaureate degree with a minimum 2.0 overall GPA, and a minimum 2.0 major GPA.

Program Requirements Overview

General Education Requirements30
World Languages and Cultures Requirements3-9
Major Requirements42
Concentration Requirements21
Free Electives24-18
Total Credits120

Major Requirements

Business Administration Required Core
Business Fundamentals
ACCT 204Fundamentals of Accounting (Students in the Finance concentration take ACCT 201)3
or ACCT 201 Fundamentals of Financial Accounting
BSLW 235Legal, Ethical, and Global Environment of Business3
BCOM 280Strategic Business Communications3
INFO 290Technology in Business3
MGMT 201Business Ethics and Social Impact3
MGMT 439Applied Business Strategy3
Integrated Core
FINC 300Integrated Core: Finance3
INFO 300Integrated Core: Operations Management3
MGMT 300Integrated Core: Management3
MKTG 300Integrated Core: Marketing3
Collateral Courses
ECON 101Applied Macroeconomics3
ECON 102Applied Microeconomics3
INFO 173Spreadsheet Modeling for Business Decisions3
INFO 240Statistical Methods in Business3
Business Administration Career Learning
BUGN 310Campus to Career Transition I0
BUGN 320Campus To Career Transition II0
Total Credits42

Management Information Systems Concentration Requirements

Required Concentration Courses
INFO 210Database Systems3
INFO 342Information Technology Infrastructure3
INFO 257Programming for Business3
INFO 360MIS Co-Op3
or INFO 361 Information Technology Projects
INFO 496Advanced Systems Analysis and Design3
Concentration Electives
Complete 6 credits from the following:6
Foundations of Business Analytics and Artificial Intelligence
Data Analysis and Visualization
Fundamentals of Project Management
Information Security System Management
Business Process Analysis and Enterprise Systems
Electronic Commerce: Creating Business Value Using Information Technology
Independent Study in Information Systems
Special Topics in Information Systems
Total Credits21

General Education Requirements

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A. New Student Seminar
Complete a 1 credit New Student Seminar course.1
C. Communication
1. Writing 3
2. Literature3
3. Communication3
D. Fine and Performing Arts
Complete a 3 credit Fine and Performing Arts course.3
F. Humanities
1. Great Works and Their Influences3
2. Philosophical and Religious Perspectives 3
G. Computer Science
Spreadsheet Modeling for Business Decisions (Fulfilled in the major.)
H. Mathematics
Statistical Methods in Business (Fulfilled in the major.)
I. Natural Science Laboratory
Complete a 4 credit Natural Science Laboratory course.4
J. Physical Education
Complete a 1 credit Physical Education course.1
K. Social Science
1. American and European History 3
2. Global Cultural Perspectives3
3. Social Science Perspectives
Applied Macroeconomics (Fulfilled in the major.)
L. Interdisciplinary Studies
Applied Microeconomics (Fulfilled in the major.)
Total Credits30

World Languages and Cultures Requirements

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World Languages
Based on language placement exam, complete one or two sequential courses in the same language. Requirement is automatically fulfilled by language major courses.3-6
World Cultures
Requirement may be fulfilled by course selected in General Education - Social Science: Global Cultural Perspectives. Requirement may also be fulfilled by major coursework. See list of courses.0-3
Total Credits3-9

Recommended Roadmap to Degree Completion

This four-year plan is provided as an outline for students to follow in order to complete their degree requirements within four years.  This plan is a recommendation and students should only use it in consultation with their academic advisor.

First Year
GENERAL EDUCATION: (A) New Student Seminar1GENERAL EDUCATION: (C2) Literature3
GENERAL EDUCATION: (C1) Writing3ECON 101 (Fulfills General Education K3 category)3
GENERAL EDUCATION: (C3) Communication3INFO 2403
ECON 102 (Fulfills General Education L category.)3INFO 2903
INFO 173 (Fulfills General Education G category.)3MGMT 2013
MATH 1003 
 16 15
Second Year
ACCT 2043BUGN 3100
BCOM 2803FINC 3003
BSLW 2353INFO 3003
INFO 2103MGMT 3003
INFO 3423MKTG 3003
 Concentration Elective3
 15 15
Third Year
GENERAL EDUCATION (I) Natural Science Laboratory4GENERAL EDUCATION (D) Fine and Performing Arts3
World Language 13GENERAL EDUCATION (K1) Social Science – American and European History3
INFO 2573World Language 23
INFO 360 or 3613Concentration Elective3
Free Elective3Free Elective3
 16 15
Fourth Year
GENERAL EDUCATION (F1) Humanities – Great Works and Their Influences3GENERAL EDUCATION (F2) Humanities – Philosophical and Religious Perspectives3
GENERAL EDUCATION (K2) Social Science – Global Cultural Perspectives3World Cultures3
GENERAL EDUCATION (J) Physical Education1INFO 4963
BUGN 3200Free Elective3
MGMT 4393Free Elective3
Free Elective3 
 13 15
Total Credits 120