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 Literacy Course(s)0-6
General Education Core Requirements
English GE Courses3-7
Information Literacy GE Course0-1
Mathematics GE course3-5
American Institutions GE course(s)3-6
Life Sciences GE course(s)3-10
Physical Sciences GE course(s)3-5
Laboratory Science GE course0-1
Fine Arts GE course3
Literature/Humanities GE course3
Social & Behavioral Sciences GE course3
Exploration GE course3-5
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

1st Year
Fall SemesterHours
BUS 1001FYE: Business1
CIS 1200Computer Literacy3
COMM 1020
or 2110
Public Speaking
Interpersonal Communication
3
ENGL 1010Introduction to Writing3
LIB 1010Information Literacy1
MATH 1050College Algebra / Pre-Calculus4
Milestones & Notes: Meet with your program advisor. Maintain a C- or better in UHSB classes (B- in CIS). COMM 2110 will Double Dip (DD) for General Education requirements and UHSB Pre-Business requirements. 
 Term Hours15
Spring Semester
ACCT 2010Financial Accounting3
ECON 2010Micro Economics3
ENGL 2010Interm Writing Selected Topics:3
MATH 1100Business Calculus3
General Education (American Institutions)3
Milestones & Notes: Meet with your program advisor. Maintain a C- or better in UHSB classes (B- in CIS).  
 Term Hours15
2nd Year
Fall Semester
ACCT 2020Managerial Accounting3
BUS 2000Introduction to Career Strategies1
ECON 2020Macro Economics3
General Education (Fine Arts [GLOCUP])*3
General Education (Life Science/Lab)*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. One lab needed for GE. 
 Term Hours13
Spring Semester
CIS 2010Business Computer Proficiency3
STAT 2040Business Statistics3
General Education (Lit/Hum [GLOCUP])*3
General Education (Physical Science/Lab [GLOCUP])*3
General Education (Exploration [GLOCUP])* or Elective Class3
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 ABBU. One lab needed for GE. 
 Term Hours15
3rd Year
Fall Semester
BUS 3000Intermediate Career Strategies1
CS 1400Fundamentals of Programming3
IT 1100Introduction to Unix/Linux3
MIS 3050Management Information Systems3
MGMT 3400Management Organizations3
MKTG 3010Marketing Principles3
Milestones & Notes: Meet with your program advisor. Maintain a C- or better in UHSB classes (B- in CIS).  
 Term Hours16
Spring Semester
ENGL 3010Writing in the Professions3
FIN 3150Managerial Finance I3
IT 2400Intro to Networking3
MGMT 3600Production Operations3
Elective Class3
Milestones & Notes: Meet with your program advisor. Maintain a C- or better in UHSB classes (B- in CIS).  
 Term Hours15
4th Year
Fall Semester
IT 3100Systems Design and Administration I3
IT 4300Database Design Management3
MGMT 3050Business Law I: Law in the Commercial Environment3
MGMT 3510Business Professional Ethics3
WEB 1400Web Design I: Fundamentals3
WEB 3500Electronic Commerce3
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. 
 Term Hours18
Spring Semester
IT 4500Information Security3
MGMT 4800Strategic Management3
MIS 4450Project Management3
WEB 3550Internet eCommerce Marketing3
Elective Class1
Milestones & Notes: Meet with your program advisor. Maintain a C- or better in UHSB classes (B- in CIS). Double check with advisor for classes. 
 Term Hours13
Total Hour: 120