8: McIntire School of Commerce

General Information | Academic Requirements | Course Descriptions | Faculty

General Curriculum | Degree Requirements | Programs of Concentration
Accounting | Finance | International Business | Management
Management Information Systems | Marketing

Management Information Systems

Today, more than ever before, information is viewed as a critical organizational resource and the knowledge and skills necessary to collect, process, store, and use information are deemed essential to survival as we enter the 21st century.

The program in MIS is designed to prepare students to become effective systems analysts with a developed proficiency in state-of-the-art information technologies. Important areas for MIS-related knowledge and skills development include business software development (e.g., computer programming), systems analysis and design, database management, and data communications.

The required courses in the MIS concentration are: COMM 320, COMM 327, COMM 427, and COMM 428. Recommended electives include COMM 429, COMM 530, and selected computer science courses.


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