What is MIS Major?

The BBA concentration in Management Information Systems (MIS) at USAL is offered by the Faculty of Management, Finance, and Economics. The MIS program provides a strong foundation and knowledge to apply information technologies to empower organizations.  It is perfect for students who can work with information technology and interact with people to deliver successful outcomes in an organization. The program helps students understand the fundamentals of information technology, learn to apply it to solve business problems, and make use data and information to help business grows.

Students develop skills in programming, database design and use, systems analysis and design, spreadsheet modeling and analysis, enterprise systems, project management, and security.  Course work includes hands-on experiences in working with technology.  Students also gain a good understanding of management principles and learn to work in a project team, understand business objectives, decide and develop technology solutions.  At the culmination of the program, students acquire a good foundation and working knowledge of technologies, along with the ability to apply these skills to add value to organizations.

Study program and Credits

University Requirements: (9 credits)

 

Course Code

Course Name

Prerequisite

No. of credits

1.        

EngL 201

English Communication Skills I

Test

3 credits

2.        

EngL 202

English Communication Skills II

ENGL 201

3 credits

3.        

ARAB 201

Arabic Communication Skills

Test

3 credits

 

Faculty Requirements (Core) Courses: (48 credits)

 

Course Code

Course Name

Prerequisite

No. of credits

1.        

ACCt 210

Accounting I

Co. ENGL 030

3 credits

2.        

ACCt 215

Accounting II

ACCT 210

3 credits

3.        

BUSS 210

Business Communication I

Co. ENGL 201

3 credits

4.        

BUSS 310

Business Communication II

BUSS 210

3 credits

5.        

BUSS 305

Business Ethics

MGNT 210

3 credits

6.        

BUSS 320

Business Law

MGNT 210

3 credits

7.        

BUSS 330

Quantitative Methods for Business

MATH 205+206

3 credits

8.        

ECON 210

Principles of Microeconomics

 

3 credits

9.        

ECON 220

Principles of Macroeconomics

 

3 credits

10.    

FINC 210

Business Finance

ACCT 210

3 credits

11.    

HRMn 210

Introduction to Human Resources Management

Co. ENGL 201

3 credits

12.    

MGNT 210

Principles of  Management

Co. ENGL 201

3 credits

13.    

MGNT 480

Entrepreneurship

Senior standing

3 credits

14.    

MIST 210

Management Information Systems

CSCI 200,  Co. ENGL 201

3 credits

15.    

MKTG 210

Introduction to Marketing

Co. ENGL 201

3 credits

16.    

MATH 205

Math for  Business

Test

3 credits

 

Concentration Requirements: (required: 29 credits)

1.                    

CSCI 200

Introduction to  IT

 

3 credits

2.                    

CSCI 201

Introduction to computer sciences and Programing

 

3 credits

3.                    

CSCI 202

Introduction to computer sciences and Programing -lab

Co CSCI 201

1 credit

4.                    

MIST 310

Business Data Communication

CSCI 200

3 credits

5.                    

MIST 320

Data Management System

CSCI 200

3 credits

6.                    

MIST 340

Information Security

MIST 310,320, 330

3 credits

7.                    

MIST 410

System Analysis and Design

MIST 320, 330

3 credits

8.                    

MIST 420

Business Intelligence Systems

MIST 210, 310, 320, 330

3 credits

9.                    

MIST 440

Business Analysis

MIST 210, 320, 330

3 credits

10.                

MGNT 410

Operations Management

MATH205, MATH206

3 credits

11.                

BUSS 490

Internship

60 credits

1 credit