MIT-Management Information Technology

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MIT 3440. Mentored Research Experience.3 Credit Hours.

0 to 3 hours. Prerequisites: ENGL 1113 or equivalent, and permission of instructor. May be repeated; maximum credit 12 hours. For the inquisitive student to apply the scholarly processes of the discipline to a research or creative project under the mentorship of a faculty member. Student and instructor should complete an Undergraduate Research & Creative Projects (URCP) Mentoring Agreement and file it with the URCP office. Not for honors credit. (F, Sp, Su)

MIT 5012. Programming Fundamentals.2 Credit Hours.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing and MIT 5602 corequisite. This course will introduce programming concepts used for business data analysis. (F, Sp)

MIT 5032. Analytics Programming.2 Credit Hours.

Prerequisite: graduate standing. Programming in languages used for data extraction and preparation of data for data analytics and data mining. Can be repeated with change of content; maximum credit 6 hours.

MIT 5602. Management Information Systems.2 Credit Hours.

Prerequisites: graduate standing; departmental permission. This course examines the role of information technology, and its management, in supporting an organization's (internally- and externally-focused) operations and strategies. Particular attention is given to issues associated with the funding and building of business and technology architectures to enable efficient, effective, and adaptable operational, tactical and strategic actions. (Irreg.)

MIT 5612. Database Design and Administration.2 Credit Hours.

Prerequisite: graduate standing. This course is concerned with the design and governance of organizational data and its use. In this module, students will learn about the roles of database designers and administrators. Along the way, students will learn about the modeling techniques used by database designers to develop organizational databases and the standard language used to interface with databases. (Irreg.)

MIT 5622. Systems Analysis and Design.2 Credit Hours.

Prerequisite: graduate standing and MIT 5612. System analysis and design is concerned with bringing all of a system's components together: data, software, hardware, people, procedures, etc. The student will learn about the roles of systems analysts during systems development. In particular, this course focuses on the analysis, design, implementation, and maintenance of information systems. Along the way, students will learn about the tools, techniques, and methodologies used by analysts to develop information systems in organizations. (Irreg.)

MIT 5642. Information Technology Management.2 Credit Hours.

Prerequisite: MIT 5602 or 5622, and graduate standing. Examines current issues and approaches to the management of information technology. Using case studies, assigned readings and class discussions, students will examine the complexity of issues involved in the management of IT. The underlying theme of this course is that it is deeply intertwined with every aspect of organizations and that effective management of IT requires a deep understanding of the internal and external aspects of organizations. The course will draw upon concepts in strategy, organization behavior and management to address issues in the effective management of IT. (Irreg.)

MIT 5662. Project Management.2 Credit Hours.

Prerequisite: MIT 5602 or MIT 5622 and graduate standing. Focus on managing projects, including their implementation within an organization. A project is a complex, non-routine, one-time effort limited by time, budget, resources, and performance specifications designed to meet customer needs. The characteristics make project management a particularly challenging management task. Project management concepts apply to many other types of organizational activities, e.g., managing task forces and committees. Planning, organizing, staffing and controlling projects require traditional management skills, an understanding of quality assurance techniques, and an appreciation of the unique challenges of managing projects. (Irreg.)

MIT 5672. IT-Enabled Business Processes.2 Credit Hours.

Prerequisite: graduate standing and MIT 5602. Covers the business strategies and the technologies associated with the B2B space and the crucial role served by business processes in enabling business-to-business interaction. At the end of the course the students should understand the key issues and trends regarding B2B and business process strategies; As a consequence, the students should be able to contribute to the resolution of associated strategic and tactical decisions and to learn more about these issues on their own. (Irreg.)

MIT 5682. Business Data Analysis.2 Credit Hours.

Prerequisite: graduate standing. Surveys analysis tools available in Excel relevant to business decision-making. The objective of the course is to be aware and comfortable with analytical techniques used for knowledge discovery, and to understand the power and potential of these tools in business settings. Also examines illustrations and applications across different functional areas. (Irreg.)

MIT 5692. E-Business Architecture (ERP).2 Credit Hours.

Prerequisite: MIT 5602 or 5622 and graduate standing in Price College of Business. Introduces students to enterprise systems and provides an overview of the managerial and technical issues in planning, designing, implementing, and extending enterprise system and technologies. Focus of the course is managerial with some technical content and several hand-on exercises involving enterprise software from the industry leader SAP. (Irreg.)

MIT 5702. Social Analytics.2 Credit Hours.

Prerequisite: MIS 5682 or instructor permission. Introduce students to analytic and visualization techniques required for processing social and social media data. (Sp)

MIT 5722. Information Security.2 Credit Hours.

(Slashlisted with MIS 4722) Prerequisite: Graduate Standing. The course covers the essentials of information security using a hands-on approach. Students will learn how computer security breaches occur and apply concepts learned in an isolated lab environment. No student may earn credit for both MIS 4722 and MIT 5722. (F)

MIT 5732. Management of Business Intelligence.2 Credit Hours.

Prerequisites: graduate standing, MIT 5602; MIT 5612 or MIT 5772, or permission of instructor. This course will adopt a managerial perspective to recognizing the role of Business Intelligence and provide practical hands-on experience. Course sessions will help students understand how organizations could develop strategies to discover patterns in data and use this to compete in the global marketplace. (F, Sp)

MIT 5742. Data Science and Analytics.2 Credit Hours.

Prerequisite: graduate standing, MIT 5602 and MIT 5612, or permission of instructor. Students will compare and experience data science tools along with the newer tools and methods of analytics, with the goal of becoming knowledgeable in both sets of tools. (Sp)

MIT 5752. Cloud Computing.2 Credit Hours.

Prerequisite: graduate standing and departmental permission. Offers detailed discussion and hands-on exploration of technologies used to process, manage and store 'big data'. The ecosystem of products we will be focusing on surrounds Hadoop, including the Hadoop File System, MapReduce, and others. This course involves many labs and familiarity with SQL is helpful. Programming expertise is not required but optional materials will be provided. (F, Sp)

MIT 5762. Enterprise Modeling.2 Credit Hours.

Prerequisite: graduate standing; MIT 5602 and MIT 5742; or permission of instructor. An in-depth study of enterprise modeling techniques using an industry standard data mining technology suite. Students will develop a conceptual understanding of the major concepts used in data analytics along with in-depth use of corresponding computer software. (Sp)

MIT 5772. Principles of Data Warehousing.2 Credit Hours.

Prerequisite: Departmental permission, graduate standing, and MIT 5612. This class will introduce students to concepts relating to a data warehouse (DW), considered a core component of business intelligence and data analytics in an organization. Students will learn to use current tools to develop requirements and create and maintain a DW. Students will also learn to manipulate data in the DW to extract and generate analytical reports for employees. (Irreg.)

MIT 5822. Health Information Technologies.2 Credit Hours.

Prerequisite: graduate standing, MIT 5602, or departmental permission. This course examines the application of health information technologies. It explores human computer interactions and emerging technologies for their impact on patient care and safety. The course also discusses the role of legal, regulatory, ethical, and security issues as they apply to clinical and consumer information technologies. (F)

MIT 5832. Healthcare Information Systems.2 Credit Hours.

Prerequisite: graduate standing, MIT 5602, or departmental permission. Students will apply project management and information systems development principles in developing an electronic health record software application to support healthcare decision-making. Students will also explore data manipulation and analytics using structured query language (SQL) and healthcare data analytics tools. (Irreg.)

MIT 5950. Special Topics.1-3 Credit Hours.

1 to 3 hours. Prerequisite: 5003, 5113. May be repeated with change of content; maximum credit twelve hours. A study of current research and practice in information technology. (Irreg.)

MIT 5960. Directed Readings.1-3 Credit Hours.

Prerequisite: graduate standing. 1 to 3 hours. May be repeated with change of topic; maximum credit six hours. Topics in management of information technology. (Irreg.)

MIT 5970. Special Topics/Seminar.1-3 Credit Hours.

1 to 3 hours. Prerequisite: Graduate standing or permission of instructor. May be repeated; maximum credit nine hours. Special topics or seminar course for content not currently offered in regularly scheduled courses. May include library and/or laboratory research and field projects. (Irreg.)

MIT 5973. Topics in Information Systems.3 Credit Hours.

Prerequisite: 5003. May be repeated with change of content; maximum credit twelve hours. A study of current research and practice in information technology. (Irreg.)

MIT 5980. Research for Master's Thesis.2-9 Credit Hours.

Prerequisite: MIS 5622 and instructor permission, graduate standing. Variable enrollment, two to nine hours; maximum credit applicable toward degree, three hours. Acquaints students with the research process. Students propose research project, and then conduct the research including but not limited to, performing a literature review, collecting and analyzing data, and writing the thesis prior to the end of the semester. (F, Sp)

MIT 5990. Independent Study.1-3 Credit Hours.

1 to 3 hours. Prerequisite: Graduate standing and permission of instructor. May be repeated; maximum credit nine hours. Contracted independent study for a topic not currently offered in regularly scheduled courses. Independent study may include library and/or laboratory research and field projects. (Irreg.)

MIT 6713. Cognition and Decision Making in Management Information Systems.3 Credit Hours.

Prerequisite: graduate standing. May be repeated; maximum credit nine hours. Ph.D. seminar addressing issues of cognition and decision making in information technology enabled settings. The course focuses on these issues in an organizational setting and considers cognition and decision making at the individual, group, and organizational levels. Topics may include: fundamental theories of cognition and decision making; technology support and influence on decision making and cognition; mechanisms to coordinate cognition across individuals, groups and organizations. (Irreg.)

MIT 6733. Governance and Control.3 Credit Hours.

Prerequisite: PhD program, Price College of Business. Examines theories and empirical research regarding the governance and control (G&C) in organizations, with special attention to the role of technology in G&C equations. The assigned readings sample the arena of governance and control and should provide students with the range of topics that are informed and influenced by the arena as well as exposure to the state-of-the-art in theory and empirics of governance and control. (Irreg.)

MIT 6743. Computer-Mediated Communication and Decision Making.3 Credit Hours.

Prerequisite: graduate standing. Examines theories and research on how communication and decision making are increasingly being mediated through information technologies. Behaviors by individuals, within groups, and within and across organizations will be studied. (Su)

MIT 6753. The Science and Analytics of Human-Technology Interactions.3 Credit Hours.

Prerequisite: Graduate Standing. Attention will be focused on research relating to interactions between Humans and Information Technology (IT) artifacts, to identify facets that make these interactions productive and enjoyable. The course goals will be to get familiar on the theory foundations that help the science of HTI, become skilled in the use of data analytics tools, and complete a limited research study. Class discussions will span a broad range of topics that include among others, the science of human-technology interactions, visualization of data, designs of visual displays, support for employee's learning of IT, and gamification of HTI interactions. (F)

MIT 6960. Directed Readings in MIT.1-3 Credit Hours.

1 to 3 hours. Prerequisite: graduate standing and permission of instructor. May be repeated as needed by Ph.D. students; maximum credit twelve hours. A study of current research and practice in information technology. (F, Sp, Su)

MIT 6970. Special Topics/Seminar.1-3 Credit Hours.

1 to 3 hours. Prerequisite: graduate standing or permission of instructor. May be repeated; maximum credit 12 hours. Special topics or seminar course for content not currently offered in regularly scheduled courses. May include library and/or research and field projects. (Irreg.)

MIT 6973. Seminar in Management Information Systems.3 Credit Hours.

Prerequisite: graduate standing. Covers topics from current research in information systems. May be repeated three time with change of content. (Irreg.)

MIT 6980. Research for Doctoral Dissertation.2-16 Credit Hours.

1 to 3 hours. Prerequisite: permission of instructor. Research for doctoral dissertation. (F, Sp, Su)

MIT 6990. Independent Study.1-3 Credit Hours.

1 to 3 hours. Prerequisite: Graduate standing and permission of instructor. May be repeated; maximum credit nine hours. Contracted independent study for a topic not currently offered in regularly scheduled courses. Independent study may include library and/or laboratory research and field projects. (Irreg.)