Curriculum

A Bachelor of Science degree in Management Information Systems requires one hundred and twenty (120) semester credit hours which are distributed as follows:

Required Courses 30 Hours
Course # Title Hrs. Credit
MGIS 200 Principles of Structured Programming 3
MGIS 201 Algorithm Design 3
MGIS 240 Computer Organization and Software 3
MGIS 260 E-Business Systems Development 3
MGIS 315 Data Communications and Networks 3
MGIS 320 System Analysis and Design 3
MGIS 415 Database Management Systems 3
MGIS 426 Application of Object-Oriented Technology 3
MGIS 428 Network/Internet Security Management 3
MGIS 451 Project Management Capstone 3
Electives   6 hours
Course # Title Hrs. Credit
MGIS 270 Structured COBOL and File Processing 3
MGIS 360 Enterprise Information Systems 3
MGIS 420 Independent Study 3
MGIS 427 Data Warehousing and Data Mining 3
MGIS 448 Data Structures and Program Design 3
MGIS 481 Internship 3
Business Core 30 Hours
  Course # Title Hrs. Credit
ACCT 201 Principles of Financial Accounting 3
ACCT 202 Principles of Managerial Accounting 3
BADM 240 Legal Environment of Business 3
BADM 301 Principles of Finance 3
BADM 362 Principles of Management 3
BADM 370 Principles of Marketing 3
BADM 490 Business Policy 3
ECON 295 Economic and Business Statistics 3
ENGL 260 Technical Writing 3
MGIS 250 Fundamentals of Information Systems 3
General Education Requirements 39 Hours
Mathematics      
  Course # Title Hrs. Credit
MATH 161 College Algebra 3
MATH 162 Trigonometry 3
English      
  Course # Title Hrs. Credit
ENGL 111 English I 3
ENGL 112 English II 3
Social Science      
  Course # Title Hrs. Credit
ECON 211 Economic Principles I 3
ECON 222 Economic Principles II 3
Natural Science      
  Course # Title Hrs. Credit
BIOL 105/105L Introduction to Biology I 3
BIOL 106/106L Introduction to Biology II 3
PHYS/CHEM Natural Science 3
Humanities      
  Course # Title Hrs. Credit
COMM 210 Speech 3
HIST 210 or 220 History 3
ENGL 203 Introduction to Literature 3
Fine Arts      
  Course # Title Hrs. Credit
FIAR/MUSC 101 Introduction to Art or Survey of Music 3
Other Courses      
  Course #            Title Hrs. Credit
MGIS 164 Introduction to Information Processing 3
MGIS 166 Personal Productivity 3
MATH 232 Finite Math 3
Free Elective 3
JRDV 111 College Survival Skills 1
JRDV 111A Freshman Assembly 0
BIOL 105L Introduction to Biology I Lab 1
BIOL 106L Introduction to Biology II Lab 1
                                       Total Credit Hours                120
For an undergraduate degree, a grade of C or better is required   in each MIS course.  A comprehensive   MIS examination is also administered in addition to the general university   graduation requirements.Some suggested course sequences for MIS Minors -
Business Majors:  MGIS 164, 166, 250,   320, 360 and 480.
Science Majors:  MGIS 164, 200, 201,   240, 315, and 415.The MIS faculty advisors can provide additional suggestions for specific   student needs or other majors.