Management Information Systems (4 years, Bachelor of Business Administration)

Description

Because information is an essential decision making resource for all organizations, the MIS program, a labor market oriented program, seeks to develop information systems that provide accurate, timely, consistent and integrated data for effective management.

 

Advisory Board

 

The language of instruction of the program is English

Employment Opportunities

Computer Programming, Systems Design and Analysis, Data Base Analysis, MIS Specialists, E-Business Consultants.

Program Outline



All students pursuing a Bachelor s degree in Business Administration majoring in Management Information Systems must complete the following requirements:



Degree Requirements Credits ECTS
General Education Requirements 42 73
Business Core Requirements 42 78
Major Requirements 36 73
Free Electives 9 16
Total Requirements 129 240


General Education Requirements 42 Credits 73 ECTS
Economics 6 10
Code Course Title Credits ECTS
ECO101 Principles of Microeconomics 3 5
ECO102 Principles of Macroeconomics 3 5
English and Communication 12 21
Code Course Title Credits ECTS
COM101 Public Speaking1 3 5
ENG103 Instruction in Expository Writing 3 6
N/A Communication Elective 3 5
General Education Elective 3 5
Code Course Title Credits ECTS
N/A General Education Elective 3 4
Humanities & Social Sciences 18 32
Code Course Title Credits ECTS
N/A History 3 5
N/A Psychology 3 6
N/A Sociology 3 6
N/A Anthropology, Philosophy,Political Science, History, Psychology or Sociology 9 16
Mathematics 3 5
Code Course Title Credits ECTS
MAT115 Statistics I 3 5


Business Core Requirements 42 Credits 78 ECTS
Code Course Title Credits ECTS
ACC112 Introduction to Financial Accounting 3 5
ACC113 Introduction to Managerial Accounting 3 5
BUS101 Introduction to Business 3 5
BUS111 Finite Mathematics for Business 3 5
BUS215 Business Research 3 6
BUS401 Business Policy and Strategic Management 3 6
BUS410 Senior Project 3 10
CSC190 Computer Fundamentals and Applications 3 5
FIN101 Essentials of Financial Analysis 3 6
LAW101 Business Law I 3 5
MAR101 Introduction to Marketing 3 5
MGT101 Principles of Management 3 5
MGT205 Organizational Behavior 3 5


Major Requirements 36 Credits 73 ECTS
Code Course Title Credits ECTS
CSC120 Discrete Structures 3 6
CSC131 Programming Principles I 3 6
CSC132 Programming Principles II 3 6
CSC205 Data Structures & Algorithms 3 6
CSC326 Programming in Unix-like Environment 3 6
CSC331 Database Management Systems 3 6
CSC411 Software Engineering I 3 6
CSC412 Software Engineering II 3 6
CSC425 Management Information Systems 3 7
Management Information Systems Electives 9 19
(Students select three (3) of the following courses)
Code Course Title Credits ECTS
CSC350 E-Business 3 6
CSC351 Knowledge Management 3 6
CSC352 Systems Thinking Modelling and Simulation 3 6
MGT250 Project Management 3 5
MGT260 Entrepreneurship and Innovation 3 5
MGT301 Management Consulting 3 6
MGT304 International Management 3 6
MGT310 Management of Services 3 6
MGT330 Supply Chain Management 3 5
MGT405 Independent Study in Management 3 8
PSY220 Industrial/Organizational Psychology 3 6


Free Electives 9 Credits 16 ECTS



  1. The General Education, Humanities and Social Sciences Elective Courses can be found in the booklet courses of instruction
  2. No more than two courses can be taken from a discipline unless otherwise specified. 
  3. The Management Information Systems electives must be selected from the following courses: CSC 350, CSC 351, CSC 352, MGT 250, MGT 260, MGT 301, MGT 304, MGT 310, MGT 330, MGT 405, MGT 406, PSY 220.
 

Objectives & Outcomes

General Objectives
  • To develop the student’s capacity to think, write and speak effectively and creatively.
  • To develop an appreciation of and respect for social, moral and ethical values as the foundation of one’s relationship to others and one’s responsibilities to the community.
  • To develop the students analytical, decision-making and communication competencies together with those qualities of self-reliance, responsibility, integrity and self-awareness which will promote personal achievement and contribution to organizations.
  • To build breath of perspective through the general education requirements and provide sufficient specialization to meet basic professional and career requirements.
  • To provide the student with the necessary requirements for academic and/or career advancements.
Specific Objectives
  • To provide students with a foundation in Business in general and MIS in particular.
  • To develop the student skills in information systems that provide accurate, timely, consistent and integrated data for effective management decision making.
  • To center attention directly on the skills and knowledge required by the profession and to help students acquire knowledge and develop skills in a systematic way
  • To assist the students in developing leadership capabilities which can be used in reaching solutions to problems of Business in general and MIS in particular.
Learning Outcomes
  1. Demonstrate their ability to communicate effectively in business situations through speaking, writing, and by use of electronic media.
  2. Demonstrate their ability to build teams and work effectively within them.
  3. Demonstrate awareness and capability of analysis of environmental (economic, social, political, legal, and ethical) trends and their impact on individuals and businesses.
  4. Describe the application of manual and computer-based quantitative and qualitative tools and methodologies in identifying and solving problems and making decisions in business situations.
  5. Critically evaluate and apply concepts, techniques, strategies, and theories from any appropriate discipline in business contexts.
  6. Apply theoretical concepts to solve real life practical problems related to information systems.
  7. Demonstrate the ability to understand and analyze business processes for automation purposes.
  8. Demonstrate the ability to analyze, design, define, modify, and implement databases.
  9. Apply modern tools, techniques, and technology in developing information systems.
  10. Demonstrate the ability to plan, coordinate, monitor, and control Management Information Systems (MIS) projects.

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