Management Information Systems (MIS)
- General Education Course
An introduction to computer applications in business, including spreadsheets, databases, presentation and word processing. Students also learn to integrate spreadsheet and database outputs into presentations and reports.
Introduction to the development, selection, use, and impact of information and communication technologies and systems in modern organizations and enterprises.
Introduction to programming in a business context, emphasizing problem solving using basic programming logic and data structures, interface concepts, file and database access, and selection and use of development tools. (PR: MIS 290)
Pre-req: MIS 290 with a minimum grade of D.
The course covers business application systems development, behavioral considerations in the: development process, feasibility assessment, requirement analysis, and communication skills. Emphasis on prototyping and fourth generation languages. (PR: Passing the COB Computer Literacy Test and any programming language)
To understand the applications, concepts and management of telecommunications. Students will be exposed to network components and network operations. Emphasis will be on strategic business applications of telecommunication systems.
Introduction to enterprise data administration emphasizing database environment and architecture, relational model and languages, database requirements, and modeling. Introduction to the use of a database managment system.
E-Commerce from a management and socio-technical perspective emphasizing current technologies and issues, including internet-enabled business models, legal and social issues. PR: MIS 290 or permission of COB advising office.
Introduction to the field of business intelligence & analytics, introducing the use of big data, statistical, quantitative analysis, exploratory and predictive models, and fact-based management to drive decisions and actions.
Students explore career interests, while applying classroom knowledge and skills, gaining a clearer sense of what they still need to learn and an opportunity to build professional networks.
A study of information security risk analysis and assessment; threats to information security; defense measures; and legal, privacy, and ethical issues in information security.
Project management for information and process-oriented organizational systems. Tools, techniques, feasibility, post-project evaluation, information and knowledge exchange, change and vendor management. (PR:290/permission of COB)
A capstone course for management majors. Emphasis will be on creating and using information systems to give businesses a competitive advantage and provide strategic support for all levels of management.
A capstone project in business intelligence & analytics. Principles of business intelligence & analytics as applied to the development of a comprehensive, multi-disciplinary business intelligence and analytics project.
Pre-req: MIS 460.