Courses

The management information systems (MIS) major requires 29 credit hours. This coursework is divided into MIS foundation and MIS elective courses as outlined below. Students are strongly encouraged to participate in a co-op or internship position.

A 4+1 option is available for students wishing to pursue an undergraduate and master’s degree in MIS in a total of five years. Students choosing this option must declare their intention during their junior year and begin taking graduate courses during their senior year.

Required MIS Foundation Courses (21 credits)
ISTM 250 Business Programming Logic and Design (Prerequisite: ISTM 210) 3 credits
ISTM 281* Professional Development Information Systems Seminar 1 credit
ISTM 310 Network Communication and Infrastructure (Prerequisite: ISTM 250) 3 credits
ISTM 315 Database Programming (Prerequisite: ISTM 310; ISTM 320) 3 credits
ISTM 320 Business Systems Analysis and Design (Prerequisite: ISTM 250) 3 credits
ISTM 410 Management Information Systems (Prerequisite: ISTM 310: ISTM 320) 3 credits
ISTM 415 Information Systems Capstone Project (Prerequisite: ISTM 315; ISTM 410) 3 credits
ISTM 481* Information Systems Seminar 1 credit

*Students must earn three total credits in ISTM 281 and/or ISTM 481

MIS Directed Electives (6 credits) Select two courses, one of which must be an ISTM or SCMT course.
GEOG 390 Principles of Geographic Info Systems (Prerequisite: U3 or U4 classification)
ISTM 325 Business Object Oriented Programming with Java (Prerequisite: ISTM 250)
ISTM 420 Web Enabled Applications (Prerequisite: ISTM 315)
ISTM 425 Complex Business Application Design (Prerequisite: ISTM 250)
ISTM 450 Business Intelligence and Data Mining (Prerequisite: Grade of C or better in SCMT 303 or equivalent)
ISTM 485 Directed Studies (must be approved by INFO Student Services)
ISTM 489 Special Topics in… (must be approved by INFO Student Services)
MGMT 422 Management Consulting
MGMT 439 Negotiations (Prerequisite: MGMT 363)
MGMT 460 Managing Projects (Prerequisite: MGMT 363)
MKTG 438 Strategic Digital Marketing (Prerequisite: MKTG 321)
SCMT 335 Sourcing and Procurement (Prerequisite: SCMT 364 with a grade of C or better; SCMT 340; SCMT 361)
SCMT 336 Decision Support Systems (Prerequisite:SCMT 364)
SCMT 340 Global Supply Chain Management (Prerequisite: SCMT 364 with a grade of C or better)
SCMT 345 Business Process Design (Prerequisite: SCMT 364 with a grade of C or better; SCMT 340; SCMT 361)
SCMT 361 Operations Planning and Control (Prerequisite: SCMT 364 with a grade of C or better)
SCMT 375 Supply Chain Security (Prerequisite:SCMT 364)
SCMT 465 Info Tech. for Supply Chain Management (Prerequisite: SCMT 340 with a grade of C or better; SCMT 361)
SCMT 468 Enterprise Resource Planning (Prerequisite: SCMT 364)
SCMT 485 Directed Elective (must be approved by INFO Student Services)
SCMT 489 Special Topics in… (must be approved by INFO Student Services)

The Mays Business Student Handbook provides an advising document for the current university catalog that outlines a suggested course schedule for MIS students.  A list of all courses offered by the Department of Information and Operations Management, along with the course descriptions, is available in the course catalog.

Wait List System

Students wishing to enroll in an ISTM or SCMT course that is full may access the Department of Information and Operations Management’s wait list system to request enrollment in the course.