close

Enter your search term & enter. Esc or X to close.

Management of Information Systems

The Bachelor of Science in Business Studies - Concentration in Management of Information Systems degree provides a valuable balance of course theory and practical experience, preparing students to work effectively in today’s business environment. The MIS concentration combines Computer Science with core business courses, and is designed to provide you with necessary skill sets in information systems project management, database management, networks, and web development to join the workforce in the various lucrative fields of information technology (IT).

Terms Begin August, October, January, March, and June.
Classes scheduled M-Th, 5:45-7:45 p.m. and 7:55-9:55 p.m.



COURSE DESCRIPTIONS

ACCT 260 Financial Accounting
Provides an understanding of financial accounting information as used in business decisions.
ACCT 270 Managerial Accounting
Introduces methods of using accounting information within an organization to plan operations, control activities, and make decisions.
BLAW 301 Business Law I
Origins and general survey of contract law with the nature, formation, execution, and interpretation of contracts in the common law system.
BLAW 302 Business Law II
In-depth study of the Uniform Commercial Code and its far reaching effects on modern business transactions, laws of agency, partnerships and corporations, and the legal concept of property.
BUS 206 Business Research Methods
Covers basic concepts and methods of business research, including primary (observations, experiments, surveys, focus groups, etc.) and secondary research (library and internet literature searching).
ECON 214 Principles of Microeconomics
Focuses on the micro concept of economic analysis, with attention to the theory of the firm and partial equilibrium problems arising within any enterprise economy.
ECON 215 Principles of Macroeconomics
Focuses on macroeconomic relationships, central problems of economic organization, functioning of the price system, economic role of government, determination of national income, employment, rate of inflation, and fiscal and monetary policy.
ECON 420 Managerial Economics
Focuses on the application of economics theory to problems and decisions faced by business managers in a market-oriented economy.
ENG 371 Business Communications
Examines logical and psychological patterns of business communication and adaption to varying audiences.
FIN 327 Financial Management I
Introduces basic concepts, principles and analysis techniques of finance as applied to business organizations.
FIN 427 Financial Management II
Extends knowledge of financial management and provides insight into the complexity of decisions faced by practicing financial managers.
MIS 231 Introduction to MIS
Introduces fundamentals of Management Information Systems, discusses components of information systems (hardware, software, databases, and data communication technologies) and uses examples and cases to demonstrate important uses of information systems
in organizations.
MGMT 337 Principles of Organization and Management
Examines the management functions and basic concepts and principles of management.
MGMT 498 Business Policy
Consists of lectures and practice exercises in research methods and case analysis. The study of corporate and business level policy and strategy making is developed using a top-management perspective.
MKTG 311 Principles of Marketing
Addresses marketing-management functions directed toward organizational customers and prospects who buy goods and services necessary for operation of their own businesses.


CONCENTRATION – MANAGEMENT OF INFORMATION SYSTEMS

MGMT 428 Operations Management
This course is designed to strengthen the student’s knowledge of and ability to use management science models. In-depth study of modeling such as linear and goal programming, queuing models, simulation, and more advanced decision making models will be the focus.
MIS 351 Systems Analysis
This course presents methods for analyzing and designing business IT systems. Classical and object oriented methods and tools are applied to business analysis and problem solving situations with adjustments as required to today’s business environment.
MIS 470 App & Web Development
This course familiarizes students with the modern web based application development and programming environment. It also teaches students the basics of key Internet technologies (HTML, JavaScript, Dynamic HTML, CSS, ASP, PHP, AJAX, and XML), and trains students into the application and usage of key Internet tools.
MIS 471 Database Design
The course presents database design and management and emphasizes the relational model and Structured Query Language. Topics include database models, query languages, query optimization, database implementation, distributed processing, data mining, and business intelligence.
MIS 455 Practicum/Project Management
This course is designed to explore and put to practical use the entire body of knowledge gained in previous MIS courses. A comprehensive project will test student’s ability to apply technology and business skills to develop a workable, manageable, and effective information systems solution.