Management Information Systems (429A)

Southern State Business

Nature of Profession

Information systems and technologies are a vital component of successful businesses and organizations—some would say they are business imperatives. As the value and importance of information systems grows so does the need for people trained in the administration and management of these systems. Such administrators often serve as "tech translators" bridging the gap between users of information systems and those that build them.

Related Job Titles

Several jobs related to the field include application developer, computer support specialist, information systems manager, project manager and systems analyst.

Courses

First Semester

Course # Course Title Credits
CSCI 1140 Introduction to Computers I 4
CSCI 1160 Introduction to MIS 3
ECON 2205 or 2206 Principles of Microeconomics or Principles of Macroeconomics 3
ENGL 1101 English Composition I 3
– – – – – – Arts & Humanities or Science Elective 3

Second Semester

Course # Course Title Credits
CSCI 1141 Introduction to Computers II 4
CSCI 2211 Business on the Internet 3
ENGL 1102 English Composition II 3
MATH 1124 Finite Math 3
PSYC 1110 Introduction to Psychology 3

Third Semester

Course # Course Title Credits
ACCT 1104 Principles of Accounting I 4
BADM 2204 Principles of Marketing 3
BADM 2208 Supervision & Leadership 4
BADM 2251 Business Law I (The Legal Environment) 3
CSCI 2218 Excel (MOS 77-882) 3

Fourth Semester

Course # Course Title Credits
ACCT 1105 Principles of Accounting II 4
COMM 1115 Fundamentals of Effective Speech 3
CSCI 1171 or 2203 or 2260 Java I or Visual Basic I or C Programming 4
CSCI 2213 Access (MOS 77-885) 3
CSCI 2240 Systems Analysis 3
Program Total: 65

Faculty