In addition to the Core Course (MIS 511), a student interested in this area of concentration must take all the four listed below in Management Information System.
Core Course Description
MIS 511 - Management Information Systems Credits 3.00
The course covers the role of information systems that affect the decision-making processes and the overall organizational performance. It focuses on the characteristics and structures of management information systems, management techniques and the decision-making styles. It also covers the information systems and their relations with the organizational structures, the MIS planning, the MIS applications and other managerial aspects of information systems. Topics include Management Information Systems Types, IS Strategic Alignment, Information Intensive Business Processes, Decision Making, Telecommunication and Network, Marketing Information Systems, Human Recourse Information Systems, Accounting Information Systems and Finance Information Systems. Business Analysis Techniques Are Emphasized For Systems Such As Transactions Processing Systems (TPS), E-Business, Management Reporting Systems And Data Warehouses.
Elective Course Descriptions
1. MIS 531 -Database Management Systems Credits 3.00
This course acquaints students with the techniques involved in determining database requirements, designing databases, components and architecture of databases, and database management systems. Topics will include the Context of Database Management: The Database Environment, and Development Process, Database Analysis: Modeling Data In The Organization, The Enhanced E-R Model and Business Rules, Database Design: Logical, Database Design and The Relational Model, Physical Database Design and Performance, Implementation: SQL, Advanced SQL, The Client/Server Database Environment, The Internet Database Environment, and Data Warehousing. (Pre-Req.: MIS 511)
2. MIS 532 - Systems Analysis and Design Credits 3.00
In this course, methodologies of systems analysis and design are introduced, including conducting feasibility studies, analysis, and designing application of software through the SDLC, prototyping, and rapid application development. (Pre-Req.: MIS 531)
3. MIS 534 - International E-Commerce Credits 3.00
This course provides an understanding of the information technologies that enable business-to-business and business-to-consumer e-commerce while focusing on the strategic, operational, management, and societal issues associated with such technology-based commerce. In addition, topics include Standards for International e-Commerce, Security, Payment Systems and Policy Issues for International e-Commerce such as Taxation, Privacy, Regulation, and Law. (Pre-Req.: MIS 511)
4. MIS 535 - Strategic Information Systems Credits 3.00
This course examines the use of information technology to achieve competitive advantage, effective decision-making and efficient operations. The course will explore the usage of many kinds of information systems and technology in organizations and analyze their role, functions, and effects on competitive strategy and organizational operations. (Pre-Req.: MIS 532)