2018-19 Academic Catalog 
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2018-19 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Information Systems, BSB, Concentration: Management Information Systems

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About the Program

Information Systems Professionals must understand both technical and organizational factors, and must be able to help an organization determine how information and technology-enabled business processes can provide a foundation for superior organizational performance. They act as a bridge between the technical and management communities within an organization.

The curriculum for Management Information Systems is designed to give professionals the managerial skills they will need to work and communicate with their more technically-inclined employees.

Degree Requirements

  • 120 Credit Hours
  • Minimum grade of C required for all courses
  • Minimum GPA of 2.0 required for graduation
  • Certain courses may only be available at one campus location

PNW General Education Core (31 Credits Minimum)

Free Electives (9 Credits)

Any three (3) courses 10000 level or higher, except CHM 10000 , GNS 29000 , MA 11100 , and MA 11500 .

Major Elective, Business Analytics Course, or Business Elective (6 Credits)

Select any two (2) courses from the categories below:

Business Electives

Any College of Business course 30000 level or higher. College of Business subject codes include: ACC, BIZA, BUSM, CIS, ENTR, FIN, ISM, MKG, or OBHR.

Total 120 Credits Required

Degree Map


Minimum Grade and Grade Point Average (GPA):  Minimum grade of C required for all courses (unless otherwise noted); 2.0 GPA

Experiential Learning (EL):  Two EL courses required.  EL courses are noted by (e) next to the course title.

General Education Core:  General Education notations can be found within the course description.  Please click on a course to see if it meets a Gen Ed requirement.

Milestone Courses noted by (m) next to the course title have been identified as being critical to your success in this field of study. 

Courses that are only offered on one campus will be noted by an (H) for Hammond, or (W) for Westville.

Please see the Additional Information and Guidelines section below for more information.

Semester 7 (15 Credits)

Additional Information and Guidelines

Recommended Natural Science courses: SCI 10300, SCI 10400, SCI 10500, SCI 11200, SCI 11300, SCI 11400, SCI 12200, SCI 13100, or SCI 15000.

Note 1: Business Elective – Any College of Business course 30000 level or higher. College of Business subject codes include: ACC, BIZA, BUSM, CIS, ENTR, FIN, ISM, MKG, and OBHR.

Note 2: Free Elective - Any course 10000 level or higher except for CHM 10000, GNS 29000, and MA 11500

Note 3: Business Analytics Course - BIZA 32500, BIZA 49000

Note 4: Management Information Systems Major Elective - ISM 40800, ISM 41600, ISM 41800, ISM 48300, or CIS courses approved by the Department Head

Note 5: BUSM 45000 must be taken in the semester in which the student intends to graduate.

Experiential Learning Requirement (EXL) – Any course that has been officially designated as experiential learning. The approved College of Business EXL courses are: BUSM 45000, CIS 40000, CIS 42600, ENTR 40000, ENTR 40100, ISM 48600, MKG 420000, MKG 42800, MKG 43300, OBHR 43600, and OBHR 44400


The 8 semester plan of study is a recommended sequence of classes designed to show how this program can be completed within four years.

Visit the 15 to Finish website for information and resources.

For career information, check out “What Can I Do With this Major?”

For Financial Aid eligibility, click here. Annual FAFSA filing deadline is March 10. Financial Aid recipients are required to complete 30 credits per calendar year to stay eligible for the standard financial aid award.

Financial Guarantee: If you follow the degree map and find a course unavailable, you may be able to take the course for free in a future semester.  Certain exclusions apply. 

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