Bachelor of Science in Management Information Systems

Program Objectives

  • Provide exposure to certain business disciplines to enable the student to effectively perform an information systems role in a business environment.
  • 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 filed of information systems.
  • Prepare students to pursue graduate studies in information systems or business.

Degree Plan

Core Curriculum Requirements – 50 hours

Christian Literacy – 18 hours

  • BI 1315 Biblical Worldview I – 3 hours
  • BI 1316 Biblical Worldview II – 3 hours
  • BI 2318 Understanding Biblical Literature – 3 hours
  • BI 4319 Christian Ethics – 3 hours
  • BI 3311 Marriage and Family – 3 hours
  • BI 4311 Christian Cultural Heritage – 3 hours

Cultural Heritage Literacy – 9 hours

  • HU 1215 Western Tradition I – 3 hours
  • HU 2325 Western Tradition II – 3 hours
  • HY 2320 American Cultural Heritage – 3 hours

Mathematical and Scientific Literacy – 7 hours

  • MH 1338 Finite Math or higher – 3 hours
  • One Natural Science or Physical Science w/ companion lab – 4 hours

Information and Communication Literacy – 9 hours

  • EH 1301 English Composition I – 3 hours
  • EH 1302 English Composition II – 3 hours
  • Choose one of the following:
  • EH 2301 or 2303 or 2304 English/American Literature – 3 hours

Personal and Social Literacy – 7 hours

  • PE 1300 Lifetime Fitness – 3 hours
  • FAF 1111/2111 Freshman or Transfer Experience – 1 hour
  • BA 2303 Macroeconomics – 3 hours

Professional and Major Field Required Business Courses – 63 hours

  • CA 1302 Computer Applications – 3 hours
  • BA 2301 Principles of Accounting I – 3 hours
  • BA 2302 Principles of Accounting II – 3 hours
  • BA 2304 Microeconomics – 3 hours
  • BA 2305 Business Mathematics – 3 hours
  • BA 3310 Business Communication – 3 hours
  • BA 3340 Business Statistics – 3 hours
  • BA 3350 Quantitative Business Analysis – 3 hours
  • BA 3380 Legal Environment of Business I – 3 hours
  • BA 4380 Business Policy & Strategy
  • MN 3300 Principles of Management – 3 hours
  • MKT 3310 Principles of Marketing – 3 hours
  • MIS 3310 Principles of Information Systems & Technology – 3 hours
  • ACF 4310 Managerial Finance – 3 hours
  • MN 4380 International Management Perspectives – 3 hours
  • MIS 3300 Data Management – 3 hours
  • MIS 3315 Network Management – 3 hours
  • MIS 3345 E-business and Web Analytics – 3 hours
  • MIS 4340 Web Page Architecture – 3 hours
  • MIS Elective – Two courses selected from the following (6 hours):
  • MIS 3386 Advanced Programming: Visual BASIC – 3 hours
  • MIS 4320 Systems Analysis and Design – 3 hours
  • MIS 4345 Advanced Programming: HMTL – 3 hours
  • MIS 4380 Internship/Project in MIS – 3 hours

General Electives – 9 hours

Total Minimum Hours for Graduation – 122 hours

Note: Computer Applications and Business Mathematics should be completed by the end of the freshman year. Macroeconomics, Microeconomics, and Principles of Accounting I & II should be completed by the end of the sophomore year.