Business Administration/Computer Science Management Information Systems Major

The Management Information Systems major focuses on the interface between business decisions and information technology. Students learn how to use technology to channel information to people who need it, and they learn principles that guide good decisions. This major develops logical thought processes and a system-wide perspective more than other business majors. Students who complete this program should enjoy a variety of career options, including entry-level positions in information systems management, information technology, and business.

Degree Requirements

  1. Business Courses: 27 Hours
    • BUA 210 Principles of Accounting I
    • BUA 211 Principles of Accounting II
    • BUA 300 Accounting/Management Information Systems
    • BUA 335 Principles of Finance
    • BUA 348 Principles of Management
    • BUA 353 International Business Operations
    • ECO 221* Principles of Macroeconomics
    • ECO 223* Principles of Microeconomics
    • Choice of one course from the following:
      • BUA 318 Cost Accounting
      • BUA 326 Contemporary Marketing
      • BUA 336 Quantitative Business Methods
      • BUA 367 Human Resource Management
  2. Allied Courses: 9 Hours
    • MAT 111** Elementary Probability and Statistics
    • MAT 301 Discrete Mathematics
    • Choice of one course from the following two:
      • MAT 109** Calculus for Business & the Social Sciences
      • MAT 125** Calculus I
  3. Computer Science Courses: 24 Hours
    • CSC 114** Introduction to Computer Science
    • CSC 115** Computer Science I
    • CSC 125 Computer Science I Lab
    • CSC 215 Computer Science II
    • CSC 304 Design & Analysis of Algorithms
    • CSC 350 Perspectives on Computing
    • CSC 405 Database Management
    • CSC 450 Software Engineering Seminar
    • Choice of one course from the following:
      • CSC 312 Computer Organization & Architecture
      • CSC 430 Systems Programming

* Can be used to fulfill General Education requirements for Social Science course.
**Can be used to fulfill General Education requirements for Mathematics course.

Four Year Plan

Interdisciplinary Major – 60 semester hours

  1. Year 1: 13 hours
    • CSC 114
    • CSC 115
    • CSC 125
    • MAT 109 or MAT 125
    • MAT 111
    • PowerPoint Literacy
  2. Year 2: 21 hours
    • BUA 210
    • BUA 211
    • CSC 215
    • CSC 304
    • ECO 221
    • ECO 223
    • MAT 301
    • Spreadsheet Literacy
  3. Year 3: 15 hours
    • BUA 300
    • BUA 335
    • BUA 353
    • CSC 350
    • CSC Elective** or 405
  4. Year 4: 9 hours
    • BUA 348
    • CSC Elective** or 405, 450

* BUA Elective from BUA 318, 326, 336, 367, taken in senior year
** CSC Electives from CSC 312, 430

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