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2013-14 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Management Information Systems, A.S.


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Program Design

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, information systems and liberal arts and sciences 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. Also, you should see an advisor before choosing elective courses in this associate degree program because each institution may have specific degree requirements.

Curriculum

Students may enroll in this program full- or part-time. Students should have a sound foundation in mathematics, problem solving and communication skills.

Learning Outcomes


Upon successful completion of all Management Information Systems degree program requirements, graduates will

  1. Demonstrate relevant content knowledge of core business disciplines; accounting, business law, management, and marketing.
  2. Define information systems and describe their importance to organizations.
  3. Describe the basic methodologies used to develop and implement information systems.
  4. Apply project management concepts, tools and techniques, to prepare basic documents such as a project charter, project schedule and project scope document.
  5. Utilize business application software including spreadsheet, database, presentation, and word processing for business decision-making and analysis.
  6. Organize and present information effectively through written, oral and electronic channels.
  7. 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.

Total Credits Required: 62-63


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