Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration in Management Information Systems

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The Management Information Systems major for the Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration will prepare you to work with information systems in a variety of fields. For admissions requirements, please see Business Undergraduate Advising.

Curriculum & Requirements

Management Information Systems Major, Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration (BAB)

The major in Management Information Systems is oriented toward developing specialists who can design, implement and manage business information systems. Upon completion, the student should be able to understand both the technical aspects of these systems and the complexities of their management. Depending upon the electives chosen, the student may prepare for entry-level positions in either the technical areas of data processing or in staff support roles in the various functional areas of business.

Notes:

  • students must be formally admitted to the Business Undergraduate Program or officially declared as a minor before enrolling in business classes in the major (see Business Administration Course Enrollment Policies for more information).
  • ECON 200 and ECON 201 are considered supporting courses and may be used to fulfill BACRs as well as requirements for the Business Administration degree; however, these courses are not counted twice toward the total of 180 credits for graduation.

Grade Requirements for Graduation

  • a minimum grade ≥C in each course required for the major;
  • a minimum GPA ≥2.5 for all upper division Business Administration core courses as well as required and elective courses taken to fulfill requirements for the major area.
Required Business Administration Core
Lower Division Courses
ACCT 251PRINCIPLES OF FINANCIAL ACCOUNTING5
ACCT 252PRINCIPLES OF MANAGEMENT ACCOUNTING4
ACCT 261BUSINESS LAW4
DSCI 245BUSINESS STATISTICS 14
ECON 200INTRODUCTION TO MICROECONOMICS 5
ECON 201INTRODUCTION TO MACROECONOMICS 5
ENGL 201COLLEGE COMPOSITION: ANALYSIS, RESEARCH AND DOCUMENTATION5
MATH 142PRECALCULUS MATH II5
or MATH 161 CALCULUS I
or MATH 200 FINITE MATHEMATICS
MISC 311INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY IN BUSINESS4
Upper Division Courses
DSCI 346BUSINESS STATISTICS 24
FINC 335FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT4
MGMT 326ORGANIZATION THEORY AND BEHAVIOR4
MGMT 423BUSINESS AND SOCIETY4
MKTG 310PRINCIPLES OF MARKETING4
OPSM 330OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT4
Required Management Information Systems Courses
MISC 371BUSINESS APPLICATIONS PROGRAM DESIGN4
MISC 372DATA COMMUNICATION AND NETWORK FUNDAMENTALS4
MISC 373BUSINESS DATABASE APPLICATIONS4
MISC 481SYSTEMS ANALYSIS AND DESIGN4
MISC 482SYSTEMS PROJECT AND PROJECT MANAGEMENT4
Electives–choose approved, related electives in consultation with your faculty advisor.8
Required Senior Capstone
MGMT 490DEPARTMENT SENIOR CAPSTONE4
Total Credits97

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Program Learning Outcomes

Students who successfully earn a BAB in Management Information Systems from EWU should be able to do the following:​

  • acquire MIS technical skills, including programming principles, database principles, networking and data communications;
  • demonstrate problem-solving abilities by applying MIS technical skills, including business application program design, business database design;
  • demonstrate MIS project development skills through system analysis and design and demonstrate MIS/IT project management skills and team skills.