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Management Information Systems

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Management Information Systems (120 Hours)

Preparation for careers in every field of business, using information systems technology to solve business problems. Provides excellent training in systems design, development, networking, and support to meet the demands of this fast-growing occupational area.
First Year
First TermHours
Biological Sciences [BSCI] or SCIENCE 101 [SCI]13 or 4
ECONS 101 [SSCI] or 102 [SSCI]3
MATH 2013
Second TermHours
ECONS 101 or 1023
Humanities [HUM]3
MATH 202 [QUAN]3
MIS 2503
Physical Sciences [PSCI] or SCIENCE 102 [SCI]14 or 3
Second Year
First TermHours
ACCTG 2303
Creative & Professional Arts [ARTS]3
Diversity [DIVR]3
Second TermHours
ACCTG 2313
B LAW 2103
COM 102, COMSOC 235, or H D 2053 or 4
MGTOP 2154
MIS 271 or Elective3
Complete Writing Portfolio
Consider studying abroad this summer
Third Year
First TermHours
FIN 3253
MGMT 3013
MIS 271 or 300-400-level MIS Electives3
MIS 322 [M]3
MIS 3253
Second TermHours
300-400-level MIS Elective or Electives3
MGTOP 3403
MIS 372 [M]3
MKTG 3603
Fourth Year
First TermHours
300-400-level Business Electives36
MGMT 491 [CAPS] or ENTRP 492 [CAPS]3
Second TermHours
300-400-level Electives3
POL S Elective3

1For a total of 7 units—one Biological Science [BSCI] and one Physical Science [PSCI] course, including one lab course, or 8 units of SCIENCE 101 [SCI] and 102 [SCI]. SCIENCE 101 is offered Fall semester and is a prerequisite for SCIENCE 102. SCIENCE 102 is offered Spring semester.
2Required for the major.
3Admissible 300-400-level courses may not include courses from the business administration core, the set of required MIS courses, or any 498 or 499 courses.
4If approved, ENGLISH 403 may fulfill the UCORE Communication [COMM] or Written Communication [WRTG] requirement.

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