MANAGEMENT INFORMATION SYSTEMS (MIS)
Course Listing from Marshall University Undergraduate Catalog

200 Computer Applications in Business.3 hrs.

An introduction to computer applications in business, including spreadsheets, databases, presentation and word processing. Students also learn to integrate spreadsheet and database outputs into presentations and reports.

290† Principles of Management Information Systems. 3 hrs. I, II.

Introcution to the development, selection, use, and impact of information and communication technologies and systems in modern organizations and enterprises.

300 Introduction to Business Programming. 3 hrs. I, II.

Introduction to programming in a business context, emphasizing problem solving using basic programming logic and data structures, interface concepts, file and database access, and selection and use of development tools. (PR: MIS 290)

307† Advanced Business Programming. 3 Hrs. I, II.

Builds upon the business programming introduction with an emphasis on distributed, data-driven applications and higher order data structures.  (PR: MIS 300)

310† Business System Analysis and Design. 3 hrs. II.

The course covers business application systems development, behavioral considerations in the development process, feasibility assessment, requirement analysis, and communication skills. Emphasis on prototyping and fourth† generation languages.

333† Business Telecommunication Systems. 3 hrs. I, II.

To understand the applications, concepts and management of telecommunications. Students will be exposed to network components and network operations. Emphasis will be on strategic business applications of telecommunication systems.

340† Introduction to Database Management Systems. 3 hrs. I, II.

Introduction to enterprise data administration emphasizing database environment and architecture, relational model and languages, database requirements, and modeling. Introduction to the use of a database management system.

350 E-Commerce Systems. 3 hrs. I, II.

E-commerce from a management and socio-technical perspective emphasizing current technologies and issues, including Internet-enabled business† models, legal and social issues. (PR: MIS 290 or permission of COB advising office)

360 Introduction to Business Intelligence and Analytics. 3 hrs. I, II.

Introduction to the field of business intelligence and analytics, introducting the use of big data, statistical, quantitative analysis, expeloratory and predictive models, and fact-based management to drive decisions and actions. (PR: MGT 218, MIS 290; CR: MIS 340)

411† Applied Business System Analysis and Design. 3 hrs.

This course extends the concepts and techniques in MIS 310 to enable students to design and implement systems in a business environment. The implementation of a computer application will be required.

412 Enterprise Systems. 3 hrs.

A study of cross-functional and process-oriented information systems. Topics to include business process management, supply-chain, and relationship management systesm. (PR: MIS 290 or permission of COB advising office)

415 Emerging Information and Communication Technologies. 3 hrs.

A study of emergin informationo and communication technologies in a business and organizational context. (PR: MIS 290 or permission of COB advising office)

420 Information Security Management. 3 hrs.

A study of information security risk analysis and assessment; threats to information security; defense measures; and legal, privacy, and ethical issues in information security.

433 Advanced Telecommunications and Networks. 3 hrs.

An advanced study of the design, implementation and operation of voice, data, video networks using digital and analog technologies. (PR: MIS 333)

444 Advanced Database Management Systems. 3 hrs.

Enterprise database administration; issues surrounding database implementation, security, ethics, distributed databases, and advanced language features using a database management system. (PR: MIS 340)

450 E-Commerce Systems Management. 3 hrs.

Modeling electronic business systems. Identifying requirements, conceptual and logical design, user interface and data management. Integration with internal and external systems.

460 Advanced Business Intelligence and Analytics. 3 hrs.

An advanced study of business intelligence and alytics, the use of big data, statistical, quantitative analysis, exploratory and predictive models, and fact-based management to drive decisions and actions. (PR: MIS 360; CR: MIS 444 and MGT 420)

465 Business Decision Support Systems. 3 hrs.

A study of decision support systems (DSS) in terms of building and providing end-user support for managerial decision making. Advanced topics will include computer interface design and artificial intelligence.

470† Business Systems Project Management. 3 hrs. II.

Project management for information and process-oriented organizational systems. Tools, techniques, feasibility, post-project evaluation, information and knowledge exchange, change and vendor management. (PR: MIS 290 or permission of COB advising office)

475† Strategic Management Information Systems. 3 hrs. II.

A capstone course for management majors. Emphasis will be on creating and using information systems to give businesses a competitive advantage and provide strategic support for all levels of management. Capstone course (CR: MIS 470)

476† Business Intelligence and Analytics Project. 3 hrs. II.

A capstone course for management majors. Emphasis will be on creating and using information systems to give businesses a competitive advantage and provide strategic support for all levels of management. Capstone course (CR: MIS 470)

480-483 Special Topics. 1-4; 1-4; 1-4. 1-4 hrs.

Study of an advanced topic not normally covered in other courses. Management Information Systems majors only, with permission of division head.

485-488 Independent Study. 1-4; 1-4; 1-4. 1-4 hrs.

490 Internship. 3-12 hrs. CR/NC.

A supervised internship in which the student works for a business firm/agency to gain practical experience in the studentís major. The program of work and study will be defined in advance and the studentís performance will be evaluated. (PR: permission of division head)