Management Information Systems, B.B.A./Management of Information and Technology, M.S.

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Minimum Total Credit Hours: 140-152

Minimum Upper-Division Hours: 40


Overall GPA - Combined and OU: 3.00

Major GPA - Combined and OU: 3.00

Upper-Division Businesses Courses GPA - Combined and OU: 3.00

Program Code: A660/F657 Q429

To enroll in upper-division business courses, students must be certified for degree candidacy and meet all prerequisites.

Undergraduate Major Requirements

Any 3000- or 4000-level MIS course will count in the Management Information Systems major grade point average unless otherwise specified, including additional hours taken to fulfill electives.

MIS 3013Introduction to Programming3
MIS 3033Business Programming Languages3
MIS 3353Databases3
MIS 4363Business Infrastructure and Cyber Security3
MIS 4663MIS Field Project3
Choose 6 hours of 3000/4000 level MIS electives as approved by the MIS division6
Total Credit Hours21

Required Courses

Core Requirements12
Legal Environment of Business
Principles of Organization and Management
Principles of Marketing
Business Strategy and Policy 1
Additional Requirements8
Business and Professional Basics I
Business & Professional Basics II
Innovation & Entrepreneurship
Business Finance
Total Credit Hours20

Graduate Requirements

Up to 12 hours of graduate level MIT or MIS courses from a list maintained by the department and approved by the graduate liaison can be shared between BBA and MS-MIT programs.

Required2
Management Information Systems
MIT Electives10-13
Choose 10 to 13 credit hours of graduate level MIT courses as necessary to reach 32 hours for the degree
Graduate Electives13
Choose 13 credit hours of graduate-level Business, MIT electives or other electives as approved by MIT Division
Choose one of the following options:0-3
Non-Thesis Option (coursework-only degree; exam is not required)
Research for Master's Thesis (Thesis Option; 3 credit hours)
Choose 4 credit hours of additional required coursework from a list maintained by the department and approved by the Graduate Liaison4
Total Credit Hours32

General Education and College Requirements

Courses taken to fulfill the University General Education Requirements must be chosen from the approved General Education course list published at http://www.ou.edu/gened/courses.

UNIVERSITY-WIDE GENERAL EDUCATION (MINIMUM 40 HOURS) AND COLLEGE REQUIREMENTS
Core Area I: Symbolic and Oral Communication6-16
Principles of English Composition (Core I)
Principles of English Composition (Core I)
Expository Writing
Language (Core I) - Students who have completed two years of high school language are exempt from this general education requirement (0-10 hours).
Mathematics6
Functions and Modeling for Business, Life and Social Sciences (Core I) 1
Calculus I for Business, Life and Social Sciences (Core I) 1
Core Area II: Natural Science 7
Natural Sciences - Choose two courses taken from the biological and/or physical sciences. The two courses must be from different disciplines and at least one course must include a laboratory component (Core II)
Core Area III: Social Science 2
P SC 1113American Federal Government (Core III)3
Core Area IV: Arts & Humanities12
United States to 1865 (Core IV)
United States, 1865 to the Present
Introduction to Business Ethics (Core IV: Western Culture)
Choose one course in each of the following fields (Core IV):
Artistic Forms 3
World Culture 3
Core Area V: First-Year Experience 3
Choose one course
Basic Business 422
Fundamental Financial Accounting 5
Fundamental Managerial Accounting
Personal Computing Productivity Tools
Business Communications 5
Principles of Economics-Macro (Core III-SS) 2, 5
Principles of Economics-Micro (Core III-SS) 2, 5
Elements of Statistics (Core I-M) 5
Computer-Based Information Systems 5
Total Credit Hours59-69

Free Electives

Electives to bring total applicable hours to the minimum total required for the degree including a minimum of 40 upper-division hours.  B AD 2110B AD 2113MGT 2013, and MKT 2013 will not count for credit toward a BBA.

Additional Requirements

  1. One upper-division course in each of the following areas is required: LS, MGT, and MKT.
  2. Pass/No Pass will not be accepted for any Business or General Education courses or any specifically required courses.
  3. Students must complete the GMAT exam with a score of 500 or greater.
  4. Comprehensive written exam required at end of program.
  5. Sixty hours, excluding physical education activity courses, must be taken at a baccalaureate degree-granting institution.
  6. A combined maximum of 8 hours of general military experience and flight instruction courses will count toward the required hours.

Suggested Semester Plan of Study

Additional hours may be required if remedial math or language is required. Please see an academic counselor to develop a plan of study. 

Apply for permission to take upper division business courses the semester in which you will complete the prebusiness courses1.

During the 2nd semester, third year:

  • Take GMAT
  • Interview for internship
  • Apply for admission to Master's program
Plan of Study Grid
Freshman
First SemesterCredit Hours
ECON 1113 Principles of Economics-Macro (Core III) 1 3
ENGL 1113 Principles of English Composition (Core I) 3
ENT 2113 Innovation & Entrepreneurship 3
MATH 1643 Functions and Modeling for Business, Life and Social Sciences 3
First-Year Experience (Core V) 2 3
 Credit Hours15
Second Semester
B AD 1001 Personal Computing Productivity Tools 1
ECON 1123 Principles of Economics-Micro (Core III) 1 3
ENGL 1213
Principles of English Composition (Core I)
or Expository Writing
3
MATH 1743 Calculus I for Business, Life and Social Sciences (Core I) 3
MIS 2113 Computer-Based Information Systems 1 3
Natural Science (Core II) 2 3
 Credit Hours16
Sophomore
First Semester
ACCT 2113 Fundamental Financial Accounting 1 3
B AD 2091 Business and Professional Basics I 1
B C 2813 Business Communications 1 3
ECON 2843 Elements of Statistics 1 3
P SC 1113 American Federal Government (Core III) 3
 Credit Hours13
Second Semester
ACCT 2123 Fundamental Managerial Accounting 3
FIN 2303 Business Finance 3
PHIL 1273 Introduction to Business Ethics (Core IV: Western Culture) 3
Natural Science with lab (2nd discipline) (Core II) 2 4
Artistic Forms (Core IV) 2 3
 Credit Hours16
Junior
First Semester
MIS 3013 Introduction to Programming 3
MIS 3353 Databases 3
L S 3323 Legal Environment of Business 3
MGT 3013 Principles of Organization and Management 3
MKT 3013 Principles of Marketing 3
B AD 3091 Business & Professional Basics II 1
 Credit Hours16
Second Semester
HIST 1483
United States to 1865
or United States, 1865 to the Present
3
MIS 3033 Business Programming Languages 3
MIS Major Elective (Upper-Division) 3
Upper-Division General Education 3 3
World Culture (Core IV) 2 3
 Credit Hours15
Senior
First Semester
MIS Major Elective (Upper Division) 3
Free Upper Division Elective 3
MIS 4663 MIS Field Project 3
MIT 5602 Management Information Systems 2
MIT Graduate Elective 4 2
Free Elective 1-2
 Credit Hours15
Second Semester
B AD 4013 Business Strategy and Policy 3
MIS 4363 Business Infrastructure and Cyber Security 3
Additional Required Coursework 2
Additional Required Coursework 2
Graduate Business Elective 4 2
Graduate Business Elective 2
 Credit Hours14
Fifth Year
First Semester
MIT Graduate Elective 2
MIT Graduate Elective 2
Graduate Business Elective 4 2
Graduate Business Elective 2
Graduate Business Elective 2
 Credit Hours10
Second Semester
Graduate Capstone or Thesis 2-3
MIT Graduate Elective 4 2
MIT Graduate Elective 4 2
MIT Graduate Elective 4 2
Graduate Business Elective 2
 Credit Hours10-11
 Total Credit Hours140-141