Business Administration AAS – Management Information Systems Program

Code: AAS.BUS.INFO.SYS

The Management Information Systems (MIS) program is designed for students seeking a position within the data management field. The program offers an integration of career specific computer, software system design, general business and liberal arts courses needed to enhance critical thinking, analytical decision-making and communication skills required by many entry and intermediate MIS positions that do not require a baccalaureate degree.

Program Learning Outcomes

  • Demonstrate skills which emphasize information as a resource to be managed, planned, and controlled in much the same way as other organizational resources.
  • Substantiate their ability for combining information technology with sound business practices and management.
  • Evaluate and assess a planned and existing MIS system.
  • Communicate with stakeholders orally, visually, and in writing to determine stakeholders’ business requirements, explain how their requirements will be met, and provide ongoing audience‐appropriate information.

Career Pathways

Entry-level position in Data Analytics, IT, Corporate Communications or work analysis   
   

Recommended Semester Sequence

First Semester

INF  Programming Language Fundamentals Elective* 3
MAT  Mathematics Elective† 3-4
BUS-101Introduction to Business

3

INF-101Introduction to Information Technology

3

WRT-101English Composition I

3

Total Credit Hours:15-16

Second Semester

INF  Advanced Programming Language Elective** 3

ACC-110Financial Accounting

3

BUS-207Principles of Business Management

3

INF-114Microsoft Office [Office 2016]

3

WRT-201English Composition II

3

-or

WRT-202Technical Writing

3

ECO-102Principles of Microeconomics

3

Total Credit Hours:18

Third Semester

  Humanities Elective*** 3

ACC-210Managerial Accounting

3

BUS-201Marketing Principles

3

INF-217Database for Applications [Oracle]

3

COM-100Speech Communication

3

-or

COM-102Public Speaking

3

Total Credit Hours:15

Fourth Semester

  Restricted Elective‡ 3
  Humanities Elective*** 3
BUS-271e-Commerce

3

-or

BUS-210e-Marketing

3

INF-160Networking Technologies and Data Communications

3

INF-208Systems Analysis and Design

3

INF-228Excel Problem Solving [Excel 2016]

1

Total Credit Hours:16

INF-208: This course is offered only during the spring semester.

General Education Requirements

Communication

WRT-101English Composition I

3

WRT-201English Composition II

3

-or

WRT-202Technical Writing

3

Total Credit Hours:6

Humanities Electives***

Two general education courses selected from the following fields, with no more than one course in any one field: Arts (Art [ART], Music [MUS], Theatre Arts [THR], Cinema Studies [CIN]); History (HIS); Literature (LIT); Philosophy and Religion (PHR); World Languages and Cultures (LAN).

Total Credit Hours:6

Social Science Course:

ECO-102Principles of Microeconomics

3

Total Credit Hours:3

Mathematics, Natural Science, and Technology*

  Mathematics Elective†  
Total Credit Hours:3-4

Additional General Education Course:

COM-100Speech Communication

3

-or

COM-102Public Speaking

3

Total Credit Hours:3

Total Credit Hours: 21-22

Program Requirements

INF  Programming Language Fundamentals Elective 3
INF  Advanced Programming Language Elective 3
  Restricted Elective‡ 3
ACC-110Financial Accounting

3

ACC-210Managerial Accounting

3

BUS-101Introduction to Business

3

BUS-201Marketing Principles

3

BUS-207Principles of Business Management

3

BUS-271e-Commerce

3

-or

BUS-210e-Marketing

3

INF-101Introduction to Information Technology

3

INF-114Microsoft Office [Office 2016]

3

INF-160Networking Technologies and Data Communications

3

INF-208Systems Analysis and Design

3

INF-217Database for Applications [Oracle]

3

INF-228Excel Problem Solving [Excel 2016]

1

INF-208: This course is offered only during the spring semester.

Total Credit Hours: 43

Total Credit Hours: 64-65

Specific Program Notes

*Programming Language Fundamentals Elective – INF-145, INF-152, INF-153.

**Advanced Programming Language Elective – INF-224, INF-246, INF-268.

***General Education Elective(s).

†Select one of the following: MAT-150, MAT-155, MAT-180, or MAT-223.

‡Select one of the following: BUS-263, ACC-120, ACC-202, BNF-201, BUS-105, BUS-110, BUS-233, BUS-262

Students enrolled in this program ARE REQUIRED to successfully complete a course in basic algebra if indicated by the Basic Skills Placement Test.