Bachelor of Science in Business Administration - Management Information Systems Emphasis

A Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with an emphasis in Management Information Systems has seven basic components:

  1. General Education & Institutional Requirements
  2. Pre-Business Requirements
  3. Core Business Requirements
  4. MIS Prerequisite Requirements
  5. MIS Emphasis Requirements
  6. Approved Business Electives
  7. Electives: college-level courses from any prefix to meet Graduation Requirements

DSU General Education & Institutional Requirements

All DSU General Education and Institutional requirements must be fulfilled. A previously earned degree may fulfill those requirements, but courses must be equivalent to DSU’s minimum General Education standards in American Institutions, English, and Mathematics.

Institutional Requirement in Computer Literacy
Computer Literacy0-6
General Education Core Requirements
English3-7
Information Literacy0-1
Mathematics3-5
American Institutions3-6
Life Sciences 3-10
Physical Sciences3-5
Laboratory Science0-1
Fine Arts3
Literature/Humanities3
Social & Behavioral Sciences3
Exploration 3-5
Two (2) Global & Cultural Perspectives Courses0-6
Pre-Business Requirements (C- or better) 2.5 or better
ACCT 2010Financial Accounting3
ACCT 2020Managerial Accounting3
BUS 2000Introduction to Career Strategies1
CIS 2010Business Computer Proficiency (B- or better)3
COMM 1020Public Speaking3
or COMM 2110 Interpersonal Communication
ECON 2010Micro Economics3
ECON 2020Macro Economics3
MATH 1100Business Calculus3
STAT 2040Business Statistics3
or MATH 1040 Introduction to Statistics
Core Business Requirements
BUS 3000Intermediate Career Strategies1
ENGL 3010Writing in the Professions3
FIN 3150Managerial Finance I3
MIS 3050Management Information Systems3
MGMT 3050Business Law I: Law in the Commercial Environment3
MGMT 3400Management & Organizations3
MGMT 3510Business Professional Ethics3
MGMT 3600Production & Operations3
MGMT 4800Strategic Management3
MKTG 3010Marketing Principles3
Management Information Systems Prerequisites
CS 1400Fundamentals of Programming3
IT 1100Introduction to Unix/Linux3
IT 2400Intro to Networking3
WEB 1400Web Design I: Fundamentals3
Management Information Systems Requirements
IT 3100Systems Design and Administration I3
IT 4300Database Design & Management3
IT 4500Information Security3
MIS 4450Project Management3
WEB 3500Electronic Commerce3
WEB 3550Internet & eCommerce Marketing3
Other Business-Related Elective Courses
Complete elective courses to bring the total number of credits to no less than 121.

Graduation Requirements

  1. Complete a minimum of 121 college-level credits (1000 and above).
  2. Complete at least 40 upper-division credits (3000 and above).
  3. Complete at least 30 upper-division credits at DSU for institutional residency.
  4. Maximum 12 upper-division transfer credits may fulfill DSU Business program requirements.
  5. Cumulative GPA 2.0 or higher.
  6. Minimum B- grade in required CIS courses,
  7. Minimum C- grade and 2.5 GPA in Pre-Business Requirement, Core Business Requirement, MIS Prerequisites, MIS Requirements, and Business Elective courses.

Graduation Plan

Plan of Study Grid
1st Year
Fall SemesterHours
BUS 1001 FYE: Business 1
CIS 1200 Computer Literacy 3
COMM 1020
Public Speaking COMM 2110 meets General Education (Social & Behavioral Sciences)
or Interpersonal Communication
3
ENGL 1010 Introduction to Writing 3
LIB 1010 Information Literacy 1
MATH 1050 College Algebra / Pre-Calculus meets General Education (Mathematics) 4
Milestones & Notes: Meet with your program advisor. Maintain a C- or better in UHSB classes (B- in CIS).  
 Hours15
Spring Semester
ACCT 2010 Financial Accounting 3
ECON 2010 Micro Economics meets General Education (Social & Behavioral Sciences or Exploration) 3
ENGL 2010 Interm Writing Selected Topics: 3
MATH 1100 Business Calculus 3
General Education (American Institutions) 3
Milestones & Notes: Meet with your program advisor. Maintain a C- or better in UHSB classes (B- in CIS).  
 Hours15
2nd Year
Fall Semester
ACCT 2020 Managerial Accounting 3
BUS 2000 Introduction to Career Strategies 1
ECON 2020 Macro Economics 3
General Education (Fine Arts / GLOCUP)* 3
General Education (Life Sciences & Lab Science) 4
Milestones & Notes: Meet with your program advisor. Maintain a C- or better in UHSB classes (B- in CIS). *If you have already taken 2 GLOCUP classes you can take ANY FA or LH. One lab needed for GE.  
 Hours14
Spring Semester
CIS 2010 Business Computer Proficiency 3
STAT 2040 Business Statistics 3
General Education (Literature/Humanities/GLOCUP)* 3
General Education (Physical Sciences) 3
General Education (Exploration) or Elective Class 3
Milestones & Notes: Meet with your program advisor. Maintain a C- or better in UHSB classes (B- in CIS). If you have already taken 2 GLOCUP classes you can take ANY FA or LH. If you have already taken COMM 2110 and ECON 2010 or 2020 this is not needed, you will take an elective class. Declare Bachelor degree/apply for Associate's of Business.  
 Hours15
3rd Year
Fall Semester
BUS 3000 Intermediate Career Strategies 1
CS 1400 Fundamentals of Programming 3
IT 1100 Introduction to Unix/Linux 3
MIS 3050 Management Information Systems 3
MGMT 3400 Management & Organizations 3
MKTG 3010 Marketing Principles 3
Milestones & Notes: Meet with your program advisor. Maintain a C- or better in UHSB classes (B- in CIS).  
 Hours16
Spring Semester
ENGL 3010 Writing in the Professions 3
FIN 3150 Managerial Finance I 3
IT 2400 Intro to Networking 3
MGMT 3600 Production & Operations 3
General Elective 3
Milestones & Notes: Meet with your program advisor. Maintain a C- or better in UHSB classes (B- in CIS).  
 Hours15
4th Year
Fall Semester
IT 3100 Systems Design and Administration I 3
IT 4300 Database Design & Management 3
MGMT 3050 Business Law I: Law in the Commercial Environment 3
MGMT 3510 Business Professional Ethics 3
WEB 1400 Web Design I: Fundamentals 3
WEB 3500 Electronic Commerce 3
Milestones & Notes: Meet with your program advisor. Maintain a C- or better in UHSB classes (B- in CIS). Apply for and meet with advisor for graduation by NOV 1st.  
 Hours18
Spring Semester
IT 4500 Information Security 3
MGMT 4800 Strategic Management 3
MIS 4450 Project Management 3
WEB 3550 Internet & eCommerce Marketing 3
General Elective 1
Milestones & Notes: Meet with your program advisor. Maintain a C- or better in UHSB classes (B- in CIS). Double check with advisor for classes.  
 Hours13
 Total Hours121