Management Information System, B.B.A.

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Major

The Core Curriculum is designed to foster critical thinking skills and introduce students to basic domains of thinking that transcend disciplines. The Core applies to all majors. Information on specific classes in the Core can be found at https://www.marshall.edu/gened/.

Core Curriculum
Core 1: Critcal Thinking
FYS 100First Yr Sem Critical Thinking3
PSY 201 Bison image  Cap graduation image Introductory Psychology (CT)3
ACC 215 Bison image Accounting Principles (CT)3
Core 2
ENG 101 Bison image  Cap graduation image Beginning Composition (Writing Intensive)3
ENG 201 Bison image Advanced Composition3
CMM 207 Cap graduation image Bus & Prof Communication3
STA 150Foundations of Statistics3
STA 150LFoundations of Statistics Lab1
Natural/Physical Science4
Humanities3
PSY 201 Bison image  Cap graduation image Introductory Psychology (CT)3
Fine Arts3
Additional University Requirements
ENG 204 Bison image Writing for the Workplace (Writing Intensive)3
MGT 460 Bison image Strategic Management (Writing Intensive)3
MC or I: International Business Elective3
MIS 475 Bison image Strat Management Info Systems (Capstone)3
College-Specific
ENG 204 Bison image  Cap graduation image Writing for the Workplace3
ACC 215 Bison image  Cap graduation image Accounting Principles (CT)3
ACC 216Principles of Accounting3
ECN 250Principles Microeconomics3
ECN 253 Cap graduation image Principles Macroeconomics3
FIN 323Principles of Finance3
LE 207Legal Environ of Business3
MIS 200Bus Computer Applications3
MIS 290Prin Management Info Systems3
MGT 218Business Quantitative Methods3
MGT 320 Cap graduation image Principles of Management3
MGT 460 Bison image Strategic Management3
MKT 340MKT Concepts and Applications3
Communications Studies Elective:
Select one of the following:3
Professional Presentations
Persuasive Communication
Group Communication
Superior-Subordinate Comm
Intercultural Communication
International Business Elective:
Select one of the following:3
Comparative Econ Systems
International Trade
Global Macroeconomic Analysis
Economic of Dev Countries
International Fin Management
International Management
International Marketing
Major-Specific
MIS 300Intro to Business Programming3
MIS 310Bus Sys Analysis & Design3
MIS 333Bus Telecomm Sys3
MIS 340 Cap graduation image Intro to Database Mgt Systems3
MIS 360Intro to Bus Intel & Analytics3
MIS 420Info Security Management3
MIS 470Business Sys Proj Mgt3
MIS 475 Bison image Strat Management Info Systems3
Free Elective3
Free Elective3
Free Elective3
Free Elective3
Free Elective3
Free Elective3
Free Elective3

Major Information

  • The total number of free electives required depends on the number of hours completed in STA 150 Foundations of Statistics or STA 150B Foundations of Stats-Expanded and ENG 101 Beginning Composition or ENG 101P Beginning Composition Plus and the number of hours that can be double-counted toward multiple degree requirements.
  • MIS 475 Strat Management Info Systems is the capstone course for all Management Info Systems majors. It is normally taken in the senior year.
  • Multicultural or International additional university requirement met with International Business Elective.
  • Please check with advisor about course offerings. Not all classes will be offered every semester.

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Four Year Plan

The Department of Marketing, MIS, and Entrepreneurship offers a Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) degree in Management Information Systems (MIS). MIS is the study of the relationships between people, technology, and organizations. MIS professionals help firms realize maximum benefits from investment in personnel, equipment, and business processes. MIS is a people-oriented field with an emphasis on service through technology. You will learn to create information systems for data management (i.e. storing, searching, and analyzing data) and how to manage various information systems to meet the needs of managers, staff, and customers.

Plan of Study Grid
First Year
First SemesterCredit Hours
FYS 100 First Yr Sem Critical Thinking 3
ENG 101 Bison image  Cap graduation image Beginning Composition 3
STA 150 Foundations of Statistics 3
STA 150L Foundations of Statistics Lab 1
PSY 201 Bison image  Cap graduation image Introductory Psychology (CT) 3
MIS 200 Bus Computer Applications 3
UNI 100 Freshman First Class 1
 Credit Hours17
Second Semester
LE 207 Legal Environ of Business 3
ECN 250 Principles Microeconomics 3
CMM 207 Cap graduation image Bus & Prof Communication 3
Physical or Natural Science 4
Fine Arts 3
 Credit Hours16
Second Year
First Semester
ACC 215 Bison image  Cap graduation image Accounting Principles (CT) 3
ECN 253 Cap graduation image Principles Macroeconomics 3
ENG 201 Bison image Advanced Composition 3
Free Elective 3
CMM Studies Elective 3
 Credit Hours15
Second Semester
ACC 216 Principles of Accounting 3
MGT 218 Business Quantitative Methods 3
ENG 204 Bison image  Cap graduation image Writing for the Workplace 3
Free Elective 3
Humanities 3
 Credit Hours15
Third Year
First Semester
FIN 323 Principles of Finance 3
MGT 320 Cap graduation image Principles of Management 3
MKT 340 MKT Concepts and Applications 3
MIS 290 Prin Management Info Systems 3
Free Elective 3
 Credit Hours15
Second Semester
MIS 310 Bus Sys Analysis & Design 3
MIS 333 Bus Telecomm Sys 3
MIS 360 Intro to Bus Intel & Analytics 3
Free Elective 3
Free Elective 3
 Credit Hours15
Fourth Year
First Semester
MIS 340 Cap graduation image Intro to Database Mgt Systems 3
MIS 300 Intro to Business Programming 3
MIS 470 Business Sys Proj Mgt 3
Free Elective 3
Free Elective 3
 Credit Hours15
Second Semester
MIS 420 Info Security Management 3
MIS 475 Bison image Strat Management Info Systems 3
MGT 460 Bison image Strategic Management 3
International Business Elective 3
 Credit Hours12
 Total Credit Hours120