Dec 09, 2021
The Management Information Systems associate degree program is offered to students who would like to continue their studies at another college or university to earn a bachelor’s degree. This program requires a mixture of business, and technology courses, which students would normally take the first two years at a baccalaureate institution. Students planning to transfer should consult a counselor or faculty advisor about their choice of electives before selecting specific courses.
Students should be familiar with the requirements of the institution to which they will transfer credits. We encourage you to select your transfer college or university as early as possible.
Students may enroll in this program full- or part-time. Students should have a sound foundation in mathematics, problem solving and communication skills.
Upon successful completion of all Management Information Systems degree program requirements, graduates will
- Demonstrate relevant content knowledge of core business disciplines; accounting, business law, management, and marketing.
- Define information systems and describe their importance to organizations.
- Describe the basic methodologies used to develop and implement information systems.
- Apply project management concepts, tools and techniques, to prepare basic documents such as a project charter, project schedule and project scope document.
- Utilize business application software including spreadsheet, database, presentation, and word processing for business decision-making and analysis.
- Recognize the importance of working in teams to achieve common goals, and collaborate effectively in group assignments.
In addition, the graduate will complete the comprehensive learning outcomes identified with the General Education Core.
Management Information Systems Requirements
- ENG* 101: Composition 3 Credits (Gen Ed - English )
- CST* 201: Introduction to MIS 3 Credits
- ACC* 113: Principles of Financial Accounting 3 Credits
- CCS* 101: College & Career Success 3 Credits Credits
- COM* 173: Public Speaking 3 Credits (Gen Ed - Humanities )
- ACC* 117: Principles of Managerial Accounting 3 Credits
- CSC* 127: Java I 3 Credits or
- CSC* 128: Java II 3 Credits or
- CSC* 124: Programming Logic and Design with Python 3 Credits or
- CSC* 125: Programming Logic and Design with C++ 3 Credits
- ECN* 102: Principles of Microeconomics 3 Credits or any Gen Ed - Social Sciences course
- MAT* 165: Elementary Statistics with Computer Applications 4 Credits (Gen Ed - Mathematics )
- Choose one course from Gen Ed - The Arts 3 Credits
- CSA* 135: Spreadsheet Applications 3 Credits or Technical Elective 3 Credits‡‡
- BMG* 204: Managerial Communication 3 Credits or
- ENG* 110: Introduction to Literature 3 Credits
- MAT* 158: Functions, Graphs & Matrices 3 Credits (Gen Ed - Mathematics )
- Any Business or Technical Elective (one from list designators below) 3-4 Credits
ACC*, BES*, BFN*, BMG*, BMK*, BOT*, CSA*, CSC*, CST*, ECN*, or LGL*
- BMG* 202: Principles of Management 3 Credits or
- BMG* 210: Organizational Behavior 3 Credits
- CST* 205: Project Management 4 Credits
- BBG* 234: Legal Environment of Business 3 Credits
- Choose one course from Gen Ed - Physical and Natural Sciences 3-4 Credits
- BFN* 201: Principles of Finance 3 Credits or
- MAT* 230: Applied Calculus with a Modeling Approach 3 Credits
- BMK* 201: Principles of Marketing 3 Credits
Total Minimum Credits Required: 60
Becoming Connecticut State Community College
STUDENTS: The Community Colleges are undergoing a merger with a plan to become Connecticut State Community College in fall 2023; please work closely with your advisor/program coordinator to select your courses accordingly. See below for more detail about this exciting transition!
Becoming Connecticut State Community College
A merger of Connecticut’s 12 community colleges is underway. Connecticut State Community College (CT State), a statewide college comprised of all Connecticut’s current community college locations, plans to open its doors in the Fall 2023. Here are some important facts students need to know:
- the final commencement ceremony for Manchester Community College is scheduled for May 2023. Ceremonies will continue to be held at each location as campuses of CT State.
- as a part of the planned merger, students continuing their studies beyond summer term 2023 will be matched with the CT State program that most closely aligns with their Spring 2023 major and is offered at the Manchester location,
- students beginning Associate degree programs in Fall 2021 should plan with their advisor/program coordinator to attend full-time if they wish to graduate prior to the planned merger,
- students who begin an Associate degree program in January 2022 would be anticipated to complete their degree at the merged college, Connecticut State Community College,
- in all cases, the College is committed to students completing their education with a minimum of disruption and staying in touch with your advisor/program coordinator is essential,
- further details can be found and will be updated on the Frequently Asked Questions page: www.ct.edu/ctstate/academics.
‡ Eligibility for MAT* 095 or higher and ENG* 101 .