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Student in class pursuing a Management Information Systems Minor at Curry College

Modern organizations are continuously striving to improve their operational efficiency, many of which are dependent on technological improvements. Furthermore new business models using technology are being proposed routinely. Successful enterprises require managers to understand the different phases of the systems development life cycle and the processes involved. Pursue a Managment Information Systems minor to gain the knowledge you need to succeed in an ever growing digital world.

Course Requirements and Information

Program Learning Objectives:

  • Understand and apply core knowledge of systems analysis/design, data mining, databases, machine learning, website
    analytics, social media analytics, electronic commerce and web development.
  • Identify requirements for information systems, translate those requirements into database designs and build databases based
    on the designs.
  • Understand and apply basic web design and development principles in information systems.
  • Communicate requirements to both business and IT professionals.

Minimum Grade Policy for Business Department Majors/Minors:
This policy will apply to all majors and minors offered within the Business Department (Accounting, Business Administration, Marketing, MIS, and Sport Management).

Students who are majoring or minoring in any program offered within the Business Department will be required to retake any pre-/ co-requisite, elective, or required course offered by the Business Department if they earn below a grade of a C. Students are allowed to waive this policy for their first two grades of C-. The third C- and any subsequent grades of a C- will have to be retaken. Although students are not required to maintain a GPA of 2.5 to be a Business Department major, students who receive a cumulative GPA of less than 2.5 will be required to meet with the Academic Success Coordinator and commit to a specified plan for the following full semester to improve their grades.

Required:

BUS 1000 Intro to Business 3
OR
BUS 2100 Small Business Concepts 3


Choose 5 of the following electives (15 credits):

MIS 2010 Systems Analysis and Design 3
MIS 2020 Business Intelligence, Web
and Social Media Analytics
3
MIS 2030 E-Commerce 3
MIS 3040 Data Mining and Management 3
MIS 3050 Enterprise Systems Project Management 3
ACNT 2060 Forensic Accounting 3
Total Credits: 18

Note: ONE of the above electives may be substituted with AC 2768: HTML and Design.
Note: The approval of S. Cooray must be obtained.

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