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MIS Business & Technology Electives

MIS Students are required to take two technology electives, one programming elective, and one upper-level business elective to fulfill their graduation requirements.
In addition to this list, students are encouraged to look at the Course Catalog for course listings and more detailed descriptions.

 

Technology Elective I: 
Any 300-400 level CSCI or MIS class not used to satisfy another MIS program requirement.
OR
ECE 173 - Introduction to Computing (teaching language must be different from CSCI 227/228)
ECE 275 - Digital Systems I
CSCI 125 - Beginning COBOL
CSCI 159 - Computer Science Problem Solving  (must be taken as 3 credits)
CSCI 172 - Intermediate BASIC/Visual Basic
CSCI 222 - Discrete Mathematics
CSCI 335 - Theoretical Computer Science I
CSCI 336 - Theoretical Computer Science II
CSCI 275 - Digital Systems I
CSCI/MIS 277 - Introduction to UNIX
CSCI/MIS 299 - System & Server Administration

Technology Elective II:
 Any 300 or 400 level CSCI or MIS course not used to satisfy another MIS major requirement

Programming Elective:
A second computer language course at the intermediate or adanced level that was not the teaching language of your CSCI 227/228 (or equivalent) series.
OR
CSCI 125 - Beginning COBOL
OR
ECE 173 - Introduction to Computing (teaching language must be different from your CSCI 227/228)

Business Elective: 
Any 300-400 level ACCT, BUSN, FIN, MRKT, MGMT or MIS class (with the exceptions noted below) not used to 
satisfy another MIS program requirement.
OR
CSCI 473- Foundations of Digital Enterprise (was CSCI 499 - ST/Foundations of the Digital Enterprise)
OR
ECON 324 - Money and Banking
- EXCEPTIONS -
The following courses can NOT be used to satisfy the Business Elective for MIS majors.
MGMT 301 (was BUSN 399) -Survey of Management for Non-Business Majors
MRKT 301 (was BUSN 399) -Survey of Marketing for Non-Business Majors
MIS 371 - Web Scripting Languages

 Popular Choices:

The following is a list of the elective classes most commonly chosen by MIS majors to fulfill these requirements:

CSCI 125 – Beginning COBOL
CSCI 159 – Computer Science Problem Solving
CSCI 172 – Intermediate Visual BASIC
ECE  173 – Introduction to Computing
MIS  340 – Applied Business Intelligence
CSCI 345 – Topics on Personal Computers
CSCI 371 – Web Scripting Languages
CSCI 473 – Foundations/Digital Enterprise
CSCI 277 – Introduction to UNIX
CSCI 222 – Discrete Mathematics
CSCI 373 – Assembly Programming
CSCI 366 – Files for Database Systems
CSCI 459 – Foundations/Computer Networks
CSCI 469 – Network Security
CSCI 488 – Human Computer Interaction
ECE 275 – Digital Systems I


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Last Updated: Wednesday, December 05, 2012 4:29:18 PM