Bachelor of Science in Management Information Systems

Program Objectives

  • Provide exposure to a common body of knowledge across the business disciplines.
  • Equip the student to perform a broad range of essential functions within an information systems environment (e.g., using sophisticated application software to collect, mange, and analyze data; acquiring programming skills in one or more languages; analyzing and designing systems).
  • Prepare the student to make strategic level decisions specifically within the information systems context for business entities.
  • Develop effective oral and written communication skills appropriate to a business environment.
  • Provide an education that incorporates a distinctly Christian perspective on ethical issues and related concerns arising in specific business and or information systems course content areas.
  • Prepare students to secure employment within the business field.
  • Prepare students to pursue graduate studies in business or related professional fields.

Degree Plan

Core Curriculum Requirements – 66-70 hours

Christian Literacy – 18-24 hours

  • BI 1211/1311 Life of Christ – 2-3 hours
  • BI 1214/1314 Book of Acts – 2-3 hours
  • BI 2202/2302 Pentateuch – 2-3 hours
  • Lower Level Bible Elective – 2-3 hours
  • BI 3311 Marriage and Family – 3 hours
  • BI 4311 Christian Cultural Heritage – 3 hours
  • Upper Level Textual Elective – 2-3 hours
  • Upper Level Textual Elective – 2-3 hours

Cultural Heritage Literacy – 12 hours

  • HU 1310 Western Cultural Heritage I – 3 hours
  • HU 1320 Western Cultural Heritage II – 3 hours
  • HU 1330 Western Cultural Heritage III – 3 hours
  • HY 2310 American Cultural Heritage – 3 hours

Mathematical and Scientific Literacy – 11 hours

  • MH 1338 Finite Mathematics – 3 hours
  • Natural Science – 3 hours
  • Natural Science Companion Lab – 1 hour
  • Physical Science – 3 hours
  • Physical Science Companion Lab – 1 hour

Information and Communication Literacy – 15 hours

  • EH 1301 English Composition I – 3 hours
  • EH 1302 English Composition II – 3 hours
  • EH 2301 or 2303 or 2304 English/American Literature – 3 hours
  • EH 1303 Speech Communication – 3 hours
  • CA 1302 Computer Applications – 3 hours

Personal and Social Literacy – 10 hours

  • PE 1300 Lifetime Fitness – 3 hours
  • PE Activity Course – 1 hour
  • PE Activity Course – 1 hour
  • FAFE 1111 or FATE 2111 Freshman or Transfer Experience – 1 hour
  • FASL 1090 Experience in Service Learning I – 0 hours
  • FASL 2090 Experience in Service Learning II – 0 hours
  • FASL 3090 Experience in Service Learning III – 0 hours
  • FASL 4190 Experience in Service Learning IV – 1 hour
  • BA 2303 Macroeconomics – 3 hours

Professional and Major Field Required Business Courses – 57  hours

  • ACF/EC 2310 Personal and Consumer Finance – 3 hours
  • ACF 4310 Managerial Finance – 3 hours
  • BA 2301 Principles of Accounting I – 3 hours
  • BA 2302 Principles of Accounting II – 3 hours
  • BA 2305 Business Mathematics – 3 hours
  • BA 3310 Professional Writing & Communications – 3 hours
  • BA 3340 Business Statistics – 3 hours
  • BA 3350 Quantitative Business Analysis – 3 hours
  • MIS 3300 Database Management – 3 hours
  • MIS 3315 Network Management – 3 hours
  • MIS 3345 E-Business and Web Analytics – 3 hours
  • MIS 3386 Advanced Programming: Visual BASIC – 3 hours
  • MIS 4320 Systems Analysis & Design – 3 hours
  • MIS 4340 Web Page Architecture – 3 hours
  • MIS 4345 Advanced Programming: HTML – 3 hours
  • MIS 4380 Internship/Project in MIS – 3 hours
  • MN 3300 Principles of Management – 3 hours
  • MN 4380 International Management Perspectives – 3 hours
  • MKT 3310 Principles of Marketing – 3 hours

Total Minimum Hours for Graduation – 123-127 hours


Note:

Finite Math, Business Mathematics, Macroeconomics, Microeconomics, Personal & Consumer Finance and Principles of Accounting I and II should be completed by the end of the sophomore year. Macroeconomics is a requirement for graduation under all business degree plans.