MINOR IN MANAGEMENT INFORMATION SYSTEMS
The Management Information Systems minor provides an opportunity for College of Business students to enhance their information systems skills and better prepare them for working in today's high technology environment. The coursework selected for the Management Information Systems minor was designed to achieve the following objectives:
College of Business majors may earn a minor in Management Information Systems, in addition to their major, by completing the 12 hours of required course work and 9 hours of elective course work. Students who complete the 21 hours of required and elective course work, with a 2.0 or higher average, will receive the designation of "Minor in Management Information Systems" on their transcript when they graduate. College of Business students may apply for admission to the Management Information Systems minor when they have been admitted to the College of Business, and earned junior status (90 hours).
The Management Information Systems minor is self-contained and assumes essentially no prior experiences with computers or systems. It is designed to complement a student's primary career field in business by providing knowledge of MIS and its applications and hands-on experience with computer technology.
Required courses include MIS 321 Systems Analysis Methodologies, MIS 322 Systems Design and Implementation, MIS 410 Business Database Processing, and MIS 420 Data Communications, Networks and Distributed Processing. The minor electives include computer programming, personal computer networks, project management of information systems, and decision support systems. Students may also choose applications of information systems in their field such as accounting systems, marketing research, or applied econometrics.