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Bachelor of Science in Management Information Systems

The Computer and Mathematical Sciences Department offers Bachelor of Science degrees in computer science and computer information systems, management information systems as well as mathematics. The degrees provide a liberal arts education while emphasizing preparation for either graduate school or a rewarding career. Students are provided with a rigorous theoretical background coupled with practical and essential skills to begin either a rewarding career in the computer field or advanced studies in graduate school. The programs reflect important trends and developments in the computer field.

The computer degree programs are based on Computing Curricula 2001 prepared by the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) and the IEEE Computer Society. The computer science degree has a significant mathematics component while the computer information systems and management information systems degrees require several business courses. The degrees provide a wide variety of elective courses that allow the student to tailor a program of study to match their interests.


Degree Requirements:

General Education Requirements 38-41 sem. hrs
  Ethics Course Requirement 3 hrs
  MGMT 368View Syllabus Business Ethics or
  PHIL 330View Syllabus Ethics
Multicultural Requirement 3 sem. hrs
  (Courses from this list are noted in the major requirements below with an asterisk.)
Computer Information System Core Requirements 24 sem. hrs
  (All courses must be completed with a grade of C or higher. Courses in the major cannot be taken as Pass/Fail.)
  CISS 234View Syllabus Visual Basic 3 hrs
  CISS 285View Syllabus Structured Systems Analysis and Design or (CISS 280) 3 hrs
  CISS 301View Syllabus Operating Systems for Business Computing 3 hrs
  CISS 302View Syllabus Business Data Communications and Networking 3 hrs
  CISS 325View Syllabus Systems Analysis Design and Implementation Projects or (CISS 320) 3 hrs
  CISS 365View Syllabus Project Management 3 hrs
  CISS 430View Syllabus Introduction to Database Systems 3 hrs
  CISS 492View Syllabus Senior Seminar in Management Information Systems 3 hrs
Business Core Requirements 21 sem. hrs
  (All courses must be completed with a grade of C or higher.)
  ACCT 280View Syllabus Accounting I 3 hrs
  ACCT 281View Syllabus Accounting II 3 hrs
  FINC 350View Syllabus Business Finance 3 hrs
  MATH 250View Syllabus Statistics I or (BIOL/PSYC/SOCI 324) 3 hrs
  MGMT 254View Syllabus Business Communication 3 hrs
  MGMT 330View Syllabus Principles of Management 3 hrs
  MKTG 310View Syllabus Principles of Marketing 3 hrs
Management Information Systems Electives 24-25 sem. hrs
  15 hours from E1. and 9 hours from E2:
  E1. Syllabus Not Available Information Systems Electives (16 hours)
  CISS 238View Syllabus Java 3 hrs
  CISS 240View Syllabus Introduction to Programming 4 hrs
  CISS 245View Syllabus Advanced Programming 4 hrs
  CISS 298View Syllabus Web Programming 3 hrs
  CISS 338View Syllabus Advanced Java Programming 3 hrs
  CISS 355Syllabus Not Available Directed Study 3 hrs
  CISS 390View Syllabus Global Information Systems Management* 3 hrs
  CISS 391View Syllabus Information Systems Security 3 hrs
  CISS 433Syllabus Not Available Topics in MIS 3 hrs
  CISS 455Syllabus Not Available Directed Study 3 hrs
  CISS 472View Syllabus Data Warehousing and Decision Support Systems 3 hrs
  CISS 499View Syllabus Internship 3 hrs
E2. Business Electives (9 hours)
  ACCT 385View Syllabus Accounting Information Systems 3 hrs
  ECON 293View Syllabus Macroeconomics 3 hrs
  ECON 294View Syllabus Microeconomics 3 hrs
  MGMT 265View Syllabus Business Law I 3 hrs
  MGMT 338View Syllabus International Business 3 hrs
  MGMT 341View Syllabus Small Business Management 3 hrs
  MGMT 362View Syllabus Organizational Behavior 3 hrs
Electives 7-10 sem. hrs
Culminating Experience Course: CISS 492 Senior Seminar in Management Information Systems


The Bachelor of Science in Management Information Systems degree is available at the following locations:

Main Campus, Day Program
Main Campus, Evening Program
Online Campus
Lemoore, CA
Denver, CO
Orlando, FL
Patrick Air Force Base, FL
Jacksonville, FL
Lake County/Great Lakes, IL
Jefferson City, MO
Fort Leonard Wood, MO
Lake of the Ozarks, MO
Kansas City, MO
Hancock Field, NY
NWS Charleston, SC
Fort Worth, TX
Salt Lake, UT


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