MIS-Management Information Systems

MIS 2113. Computer-Based Information Systems.3 Credit Hours.

Prerequisite: undergraduate major in Business, prerequisite or concurrent enrolled in B AD 1001. The course educates students on how information technology facilitates organizations to achieve its goals and solve problems. Students will learn to use latest tools of information technology, conduct hands-on-exercises and solve problems. Hence, students will become familiar with advanced use of spreadsheet and database software, networking technologies, web and application programming languages, and business analytics methods. (F, Sp, Su)

MIS 2970. Special Topics/Seminar.1-3 Credit Hours.

1 to 6 hours. May be repeated with change of content; maximum credit six hours. Special topics course for content not currently offered in regularly scheduled courses. May include library and/or laboratory research and field projects. (Irreg.)

MIS 3013. Introduction to Programming.3 Credit Hours.

Prerequisite: 2113 and junior standing. Introduce the basic principles of programming and design. Topics covered are language syntax, algorithm, development, logic structures, arrays and math function. (F, Sp)

MIS 3033. Business Programming Languages.3 Credit Hours.

Prerequisite: student must be approved for degree candidacy by Price College; majors only; MIS 3013; and MIS 3353 or concurrent enrollment. May be repeated once with change of topic; maximum credit six hours. Various emerging programming languages and tools relevant to MIS applications. The basic syntax, code construction, and Object-oriented programming concepts and the business use of programming languages will be covered. Possible languages could include Visual Basic in the .Net framework, Java, and C#. (F, Sp)

MIS 3213. Business Data Analysis.3 Credit Hours.

Prerequisite: student must have been approved for degree candidacy by Price College. This course will cover the use of end user computing tools such as spreadsheets to analyze various business problems. The course will introduce fundamental principles of business analysis and computer programming to develop solutions. Students may not receive credit for both MIS 3213 and MIS 3223. (F, Sp)

MIS 3353. Databases.3 Credit Hours.

Prerequisite: Student must be approved for degree candidacy by Price College; majors only; or permission. As organizations depend on data for their decisions, understanding database management is crucial. This course covers the structure, flow, and use of business data with an emphasis on data integrity. It covers conceptual data modeling, normalization, structured query language (SQL), physical database design and implementation, and data warehousing concepts. A team project with phased deliverables serves as the focal point. (F, Sp)

MIS 3373. Systems Analysis and Design Theory.3 Credit Hours.

Prerequisite: 3353 or permission. A study of the structure and application of tools, technologies, and models for analyzing, designing, and evaluating information systems. Topics include: case tools, structured analysis, I/O design, rapid application development, simulation models, prototyping, human factors, alternatives, cost/benefit analysis, recommendations for a new system, implementation and post-evaluation. (F, Sp)

MIS 3383. Electronic Business.3 Credit Hours.

Prerequisite: Student must be approved for degree candidacy by Price College or permission. The application of information technology to enable business processes (e.g., sales, manufacturing, procurement, financial accounting) across business enterprises. There is a substantial focus on Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems, and students become familiar with the value and use of these systems in supporting everyday business activities. Students will make use and develop competency on popular ERP software. (F, Sp)

MIS 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)

MIS 3960. Honors Reading.1-3 Credit Hours.

1 to 3 hours. Prerequisite: admission to Honors Program. May be repeated; maximum credit six hours. Provides an opportunity for the gifted Honors candidate to study materials not usually presented in regular courses. (F, Sp)

MIS 3970. Honors Seminar.1-3 Credit Hours.

1 to 3 hours. Prerequisite: admission to Honors Program. May be repeated; maximum credit six hours. Subjects covered vary. Deals with concepts not usually treated in regular courses. (Irreg.)

MIS 3980. Honors Research.1-3 Credit Hours.

1 to 3 hours. Prerequisite: admission to Honors Program. May be repeated; maximum credit six hours. Provides an opportunity for the gifted Honors candidate to work at a special project in the student's field. (F, Sp)

MIS 3990. Independent Study.1-3 Credit Hours.

1 to 3 hours. Prerequisite: permission of instructor and junior standing. May be repeated once with change of content. Independent study may be arranged to study a subject not available through regular course offerings. (F, Sp, Su)

MIS G4013. E-Commerce Web Design.3 Credit Hours.

Prerequisite: Student must be approved for degree candidacy by Price College; MIS 3013 or MIS 3033; or permission of department or instructor. Students will be exposed to fundamental principles of web design and development that can enable e-commerce and add business value. By programming and using tools, students will design and develop a website for an organization. They will understand how the website can be evaluated from an e-commerce perspective. (Sp)

MIS G4313. Introduction to Business Analytics.3 Credit Hours.

Prerequisite: Student must be approved for degree candidacy by Price College; senior standing; MIS 2113 or MIT 5602. Introduces students to concepts of business analytics and helps them develop skills to identify interesting insights from data. Students will be introduced to tools, techniques, and digital technologies that are relevant to business analysis and decision-making. While exploring these tools, the course will attend to applications across the different functional areas of business and organizations. (F, Sp)

MIS G4363. Business Infrastructure and Cyber Security.3 Credit Hours.

(Crosslisted with HCB 4363) Prerequisite: Student must be approved for degree candidacy by Price College. Provides information necessary to gain an understanding of communications and telecommunications networks and cyber security concepts. Key topic areas of the course are: OSI and internet network models, standards and protocols, business infrastructure design (LAN, WLAN, Backbone Networks, WAN, Connection to the Internet), cyber security concepts, basic technical and managerial aspects of business infrastructure, and practitioner's concerns and perspectives. (F, Sp)

MIS G4393. Enterprise Resource Planning Configuration.3 Credit Hours.

Prerequisite: MIS 3383, and student must be approved for degree candidacy by Price College; or permission of instructor. This course is designed to present an overview of key enterprise systems design concepts from a functional, technical, and implementation perspective. Emphasis is on the process-centered organization and how integrated systems are designed to support cross-functional business. (F, Sp)

MIS G4433. Project Management.3 Credit Hours.

Prerequisite: Student must be approved for degree candidacy by Price College; MIS 3353 and MGT 3013. Presents the technical, managerial, and organizational concepts and tactics associated with managing software development and/or acquisition projects. A project management software tool will be introduced and used at a very basic level. (Irreg.)

MIS G4663. MIS Field Project.3 Credit Hours.

Prerequisite: MIS 3013, MIS 3033, and MIS 3353, and student must be approved for degree candidacy by Price College; or permission of instructor. Involves a field project for a client-business firm or other organization. Students will work closely with their client to perform an analysis, provide design alternatives, evaluate alternatives, develop and demonstrate a working model (prototype) of a part of the system, prepare a recommendation, and make a formal presentation to their client. (F, Sp)

MIS 4702. Mobile Application Development.2 Credit Hours.

Prerequisite: MIS 3013; MGT 3013; MKT 3013; LS 3323; FIN 3303. Students will learn elements of good interface design for mobile devices, get an overall view of mobile app development, and build their own basic mobile app. (F, Sp)

MIS 4710. Topics in Management Information Systems.1-3 Credit Hours.

1 to 3 hours. Prerequisite: 2113, 3013 or 3033, or permission. May be repeated once with change of topic; maximum credit six hours. Topics may include any MIS related area; offered at the request of a faculty member with division approval. (Irreg.)

MIS 4722. Information Security.2 Credit Hours.

(Slashlisted with MIS 5722) Prerequisite: MIS 3013; MGT 3013; MKT 3013; LS 3323; FIN 3303. 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 4722 and 5722. (F, Sp)

MIS 4960. Directed Readings in Management Information Systems.1-3 Credit Hours.

1 to 3 hours. Prerequisite: 2113, 3013 or 3033, or permission. May be repeated once with change of topic; maximum credit six hours. Topics in the management of information systems. (F, Sp, Su)

MIS 4970. Special Topics/Seminar.1-3 Credit Hours.

1 to 3 hours. Prerequisite: Senior 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.)

MIS 4990. Independent Study.1-3 Credit Hours.

1 to 3 hours. Prerequisite: Senior 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.)