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Management Information Systems

Munir Mandviwalla, Department Chair
Office: Speakman Hall 210

Joe Allegra, Program Coordinator
Office: Speakman Hall 210

The B.B.A. Major in Management Information Systems (MIS) is a full-time program to train business-savvy, technically-proficient entry-level professionals.  The MIS major is organized around the concept of Integration; organizational systems such as for payroll, customer relationship management, and enterprise resource management tie an organization together, and understanding how these systems integrate business processes and technology is essential to a successful career.  Specifically, MIS majors will integrate business processes with MIS solutions by modeling and changing business processes, selecting the best information technology solution, and acquiring the solution by building, integrating, or purchasing systems. Graduates will understand how to integrate information systems vertically within the organization and across as well as how to solve application integration problems.

Typical career options for MIS students graduating with the B.B.A. in MIS include systems/business analyst, MIS Consultant, application developer, information systems manager, web developer, project manager, systems architect, database administrator.  All FSBM Management Information System majors are encouraged to join the Association of Management Information Systems (AMIS) and the Association of Computing Machinery (ACM).

Summary of Requirements

Students must meet College Graduation Requirements, including the requirements of the major listed below. MIS students must attain a 2.0 GPA in the major and a 2.0 cumulative GPA in order to graduate. Use the major GPA calculator at  to calculate the GPA in the major.


Requirements of Management Information Systems Major

Required courses         
Department Course # Course Name Hours RCI
MIS 0070 Principles of Information Systems 3  
MIS 0081 Object-oriented Programming I 4  
MIS 0083 Object-oriented Programming II 4  
MIS  0120 Data Communications and Networking 4  
MIS 0130 Database Management Systems 4  
MIS  0240 User Interface Design 4  
MIS  W201  Business Process Analysis 3 WI
MIS  W301 Information Systems Implementation 3 WI
Select one MIS elective:   3-4  
MIS 0137 Client/Server Development using Object Oriented Programming    
MIS 0210 Electronic Commerce Site Design    
MIS 0288 Co-op Experience in MIS    
MIS 0310 Strategic Management of Information Technology    
MIS 0394 Special Topics: Topics may change    
Select one:     3  
Economics 0250* International Trade    
Economics 0251 International Monetary Economics    
Subtotal       35-36  
* Economics 0250 or 0251 will satisfy the International requirement and the 200 level Economics requirement for the MIS major.  
** The technology requirement is filled by courses within the MIS major.  

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