Management Information Systems (MIS)

MIS 220  |  Information Technology Foundations  |  3 cr

Covers foundations in computer software, hardware, business applications, projects, and careers. Introduces project management and web page development including markup languages and style sheets.

Prerequisites: MATH 104 or MATH 111.

Offered: Occasionally.

MIS 221  |  Business Programming I - Visual Basic  |  3 cr

Provides a conceptual and practice-oriented approach to define a business problem, design and test solution logic, implement and code the logic through sound structured programming techniques. Uses the Visual Basic programming language to develop programs that are robust and easy to maintain.

Prerequisites: MATH 104 or MATH 111.

Offered: Spring.

MIS 290  |  Special Topics in Management Information Systems  |  3 cr

Selected topics in management information systems. Subject matter varies.

Prerequisites: Dependent on subject matter.

Offered: Occasionally.

MIS 320  |  Management Information Systems  |  3 cr

Examines the computer as a problem-solving tool, as part of data processing systems, MIS and decision support systems; information systems planning and development; explores database management, networking and web technologies; project management.

Prerequisites: ACCT 201; completion of a minimum of 54 credits; business major/minor.

Offered: Fall, Spring.

MIS 322  |  Business Programming II - C#  |  3 cr

Introduction to object-oriented programming; covers the basics of creating classes, encapsulation, constructors, error handling, polymorphism, and inheritance; writing programs using classes and relational databases. This course may be offered online.

Prerequisites: MIS 221.

Offered: Fall.

MIS 327  |  IT Infrastructure  |  3 cr

Introduces fundamental principles of computer networks, hardware, facilities and related equipment/processes used to support IT services. Includes physical, virtual and cloud based servers and networks ranging from personal to global.

Prerequisites: MATH 104 or MATH 111; completion of a minimum of 54 credits; business major/minor.

Offered: Fall.

MIS 328  |  Database Management Systems  |  3 cr

Investigates data modeling techniques including object-oriented modeling, database systems concepts, and use of structured query language for information processing, client/server architecture, distributed databases.

Prerequisites: MIS 221; completion of a minimum of 54 credits, business major/minor.

Offered: Fall.

MIS 422  |  Internet Programming  |  3 cr

Explores web-based application development using Active Server Pages and web services, database connectivity, graphical user interfaces, event-driven software, and the development of server-side programs. Not open to students with credit in CIS 626.

Prerequisites: MIS 320, 322.

Offered: Occasionally.

MIS 424  |  Advanced Business Data Communications  |  3 cr

Explores fundamentals of transmission protocols and network services; setting up and configuring network protocols, routing, security, and networking services such as name resolution and dynamic addressing.

Prerequisites: MIS 327; business major/minor.

Offered: Occasionally.

MIS 425  |  Systems Analysis and Design  |  3 cr

Examines system development using the life cycle, rapid application development, prototyping, software acquisition, structured and object-oriented techniques and project management. Includes techniques using software packages such as Electronic Health Records.

Prerequisites: MIS 322, 328; PMGT 341 or concurrent registration; business major/minor.

Offered: Spring.

MIS 428  |  IS Planning and Project Management  |  3 cr

Examines information systems (IS), IS projects and information technology (IT) from the perspective of IT management and upper management. Exposes students to common IS used in organizations.

Prerequisites: MIS 425 or concurrent registration; completion of minimum 54 credits; business major/minor.

Offered: Occasionally.

MIS 490  |  Special Topics in Management Information Systems  |  1-3 cr

Selected topics in management information systems. Subject varies; see current course schedule.

Prerequisites: Dependent on subject matter.

Offered: Occasionally.

MIS 494  |  Internship  |  1-3 cr

Designed to provide actual or quasi on-the-job learning experiences in which a student works with a single sponsoring organization in either the public or private sector under the supervision of a faculty member. Credit/no-credit grading basis.

Prerequisites: As provided in guidelines and policies available in Business Department; consent of instructor; department chair approval.

Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.

MIS 499  |  Independent Study  |  1-3 cr

Designed to provide qualified students with an opportunity to conduct research projects in an appropriate area of management information systems under the supervision of a faculty member. Six hours credit maximum.

Prerequisites: As provided in guidelines and policies available in Business Department; consent of instructor; department chair approval.

Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.