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Management Information Systems

Overview of Management Information Systems

In this age of information and information technology, accurate information and information retrieval are clearly recognized as a corporate resource equal to personnel, money, and materials. Managers need high quality information to manage change in a turbulent and highly competitive global environment. Information technology and MIS are recognized as critical enablers of business globalization. Furthermore, the connectivity of computers and databases has become the driving force of the Internet explosion of e-commerce. Information systems include decision support systems, executive support systems and expert systems that respond to the business requirements of managers.

Topics covered in MIS courses include coverage of technical aspects such as EXCEL, ACCESS, Visual Basic and SQL. MIS courses examine the collection and analysis of users’ information requirements, principles of entity relationship and data modeling, normalization principles to improve database design, data administration, data security, and local and wide area networks. Telecommunications protocols, IT environments around the world, national infrastructures and regulatory regimes, global IS applications, global IT development strategies, global management support systems, and global IT management strategies are included.

Typical Program in MIS

Junior Year
Credits
Language/Literature
6
Finance 11, 12
6
MIS 20
3
MIS Concentration
6
Social Science Core
6
Quantitative Anal. 19
3
Total
30
 
Senior Year
Credits
MIS Concentration
3
Management 71
3
MIS 60
3
Fine Art 
6
Law 13
3
Business Elective
6
Liberal Arts Elective
6
Total
30
 
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