2019-2020 Catalog

Business and Organizational Management — Management Information Systems Specialization, B.A.S.

B103: Bachelor of Applied Science in Business and Organizational Management — Management Information Systems Specialization

The Management Information Systems specialization enables students to develop skills and knowledge for information systems development and support for business and other organizations. The focus is on the business side of the information systems including: decision support, information systems management and global strategies as well as other aspects of information systems. The program is designed for students who have an associate degree in computer information technology, computer programming or other related field.

A grade of C or better is required in all technical, program core and program specialization courses, and all courses used to satisfy the Gordon Rule requirement. Students transferring into baccalaureate programs with an A.A. degree or higher do not need to meet our General Education requirements with the exception of college level English and Gordon Rule math. These students must have successfully completed, with a grade of C or better, at least one college level English and one Gordon Rule math course. General Education courses must total 36 credits. The A.A. or higher degree must be from an accredited institution but can be public, private and/or out of state. Additional coursework may be required for students transferring into B.A.S. programs with an A.S. or A.A.S. degree.

This program is eligible for federal and state financial aid. Contact the Financial Aid Office for further information about your individual eligibility.

Requirements

Required Technical Specialization Courses: 21 credit hours

CGS 1100Microcomputer Applications

3

COP 1030Fundamental Programming Concepts

3

CET 1278A+ Fundamentals

3

CTS 2120Security Fundamentals

3

CGS 2540Database Management Systems

3

CET 2180Practical PC Technician

3

CGS 2103Spreadsheet Applications

3

Note: Courses in this section will be comprised of Required Technical Specialization courses and/or General Education courses needed to fulfill the requirements of the program. Actual coursework required will vary based on the student's associate-level coursework. Students will work with their advisor to choose the necessary coursework for their program. A total of 21 credit hours is required.

Core and Specialization: 39 credit hours

Program Core Courses

MAN 3303Management and Leadership

3

COM 3120Organizational Communications

3

ACG 3024Financial Statement Analysis for Managers

3

BUL 3130The Legal and Ethical Environment of Business

3

MAN 4940Internship in Business and Organizational Management

3

Program Specialization Courses

ISM 3011Introduction to Information Systems Management

3

ISM 3113Applied Systems Analysis

3

ISM 4212Database Management Systems

3

ISM 4314IT Project Management

3

COP 3375Advanced Programming Concepts

3

 

ISM 4382Global Information System

3

OR

ISM 3321Cyber Security Fundamentals

3

 

CNT 3104Computer Networks for Business Users

3

 

MAN 4900Capstone in Organizational Management

3

Credit Hours from Associate Degree: 60

Total Credit Hours: 120