Bachelor of Science degree in Management Information Systems
Bachelor of Science degree in Management Information Systems is the study of the uses of computers in business. Students study both business and information technology and learn how to solve business problems using hardware, operating systems, networking, programming and database management. Students learn to use technology as a key business driver to manage corporate information technology resources. During the application and management components of the program, students work in groups with community organizations and develop actual project experience.
The following objectives are designed to meet BSU mission and its objectives:
- To assist students in understanding a business problem, analyzing it using appropriate tools and recommending an appropriate business solution.
- To assist students in becoming proficient in the use of computer languages, databases and other applications of information technology.
- To help students develop competency in both oral and written communication.
- To prepare students for entry-level professional positions in management information systems.
- To instruct students in the conduct of computer-assisted research.
To receive a Bachelor of Science degree in Management Information Systems, students must earn 126.0 credit hours. Program requirements are as follows:
|Lower Division Management Information Systems Major Courses ( 24.0 credit hours )|
|Accounting Principles I||3.0 credit hours|
|Accounting Principles II||3.0 credit hours|
|Business Law||3.0 credit hours|
|Financial Management||3.0 credit hours|
|Entrepreneurship||3.0 credit hours|
|Principles of Management||3.0 credit hours|
|Human Resources Management||3.0 credit hours|
|Introduction to Marketing||3.0 credit hours|
Lower Division General Education Courses ( 36.0 credit hours )
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Note: All lower division major and general education courses must be successfully completed before upper division courses are undertaken.
|Upper Division Management Information Systems Major Courses ( 51.0 credit hours )|
|Legal and Ethical Environments of Business||3.0 credit hours|
|Systems Analysis||3.0 credit hours|
|Data Communication and Networking||3.0 credit hours|
|Introduction to Business Programming||3.0 credit hours|
|Advanced Business Application Development||3.0 credit hours|
|Systems Design||3.0 credit hours|
|Information Systems Implementation||3.0 credit hours|
|Database Management Systems||3.0 credit hours|
|Distributed Information Systems||3.0 credit hours|
|Information Technology Management||3.0 credit hours|
|Decision Support Systems||3.0 credit hours|
|Introduction to Management and Organizational Behavior||3.0 credit hours|
|Operations Management||3.0 credit hours|
|Project Management||3.0 credit hours|
|Computer Architecture Concepts||3.0 credit hours|
|Operating Systems||3.0 credit hours|
|International Business||3.0 credit hours|
|Upper Division General Education Courses ( 15.0 credit hours )|
|Management Information Systems||3.0 credit hours|
|Professional Writing||3.0 credit hours|
|Critical Thinking||3.0 credit hours|
|Intermediate Statistics||3.0 credit hours|
|Industrial Psychology||3.0 credit hours|