First Major: Any TEN (10) courses of the following have to be completed for a First Major in MANAGEMENT INFORMATION SYSTEMS (MIS) (10 X 3) 30 credit hours.

Second Major: Any SIX (6) courses of the following have to be completed for a Second Major in MANAGEMENT INFORMATION SYSTEMS (MIS) (6 X 3) 18 credit hours.

Minor: Any FOUR (4) courses of the following have to be completed for a Minor in MANAGEMENT INFORMATION SYSTEMS (MIS) (4 X 3) 12 credit hours.

ELECTIVES/MAJOR COURSES

 COURSE CODE

 COURSE TITLE

 PRE-REQUISITE

MIS-4001 

 Computer Utilization in Business

 20 Core Courses including CSC-2202

MIS-4002

 Data Communication & Networking for  Business

20 Core Courses including CSC-2202 and MIS-3101

MIS-4003

Information Engineering

20 Core Courses including CSC-2202 and MIS-3101

MIS-4004

Database Analysis and Design

20 Core Courses including CSC-2202 and MIS-3101

MIS-4005

Object oriented Programming

20 Core Courses including CSC-2202 and MIS-3101

MIS-4006

Human Computer Interaction

20 Core Courses including CSC-2202 and MIS-3101

MIS-4007

Web-based Marketing

20 Core Courses including CSC-2202 and MIS-3101

MIS-4010

Internet Security

20 Core Courses including CSC-2202 and MIS-3101

MIS-4011

Enterprise Resource Planning

20 Core Courses including CSC-2202 and MIS-3101

MIS-4012

E-governance

20 Core Courses including CSC-2202 and MIS-3101

MIS-4013

Data Warehouse and Data Mining

20 Core Courses including CSC-2202 and MIS-3101

MIS-4014

Business Intelligence

20 Core Courses including CSC-2202 and MIS-3101

MIS-4015

Global Information Technology Management

20 Core Courses including CSC-2202 and MIS-3101

MIS-4016

Special Topic in MIS

20 Core Courses including CSC-2202 and MIS-3101

MIS-4017

Decision Support Systems

20 Core Courses including CSC-2202 and MIS-3101

MIS-4019

Web Technology

20 Core Courses including CSC-2202 and MIS-3101

MIS-4020

Mobile Application Development

20 Core Courses including CSC-2202 and MIS-3101

MIS-4021

Knowledge Management

20 Core Courses including CSC-2202 and MIS-3101

MIS-4022

Business Graphics and Animation

20 Core Courses including CSC-2202

MIS-4023

Network Resource Management

20 Core Courses including CSC-2202 and MIS-3101

MIS-4024

CRM in Business Operation

20 Core Courses including CSC-2202 and MIS-3101

Note: Each Course is Equivalent to 3 credit hours

COURSE DESCRIPTIONS

MIS-4001: COMPUTER UTILIZATION IN BUSINESS

The course follows IT Essentials 6.0 curriculum offered by The Cisco Networking Academy. The aim of this course is to introduce the technical skills needed to help meet the growing demand for entry-level IT professionals. The curriculum covers the basics of computers, mobile device hardware, and software, while introducing advanced security and networking concepts and the responsibilities of an IT professional.

Curriculum offers a hands-on, career-oriented learning experience with an emphasis on practical activities to help students develop fundamental computer and career skills. This course will help students prepare for entry-level IT career opportunities and the CompTIA A+ certification, which helps students differentiate themselves in the marketplace and advance their careers. In addition, this course provides a learning pathway to the Cisco CCNA® curricula.

 

MIS-4002: DATA COMMUNICATION & NETWORKING FOR BUSINESS

This course covers basic functions of computer communication systems and the hardware and software capabilities of such systems, security concerns, the effects of different degrees of centralization of computer facilities on business and government. Topics include introduction to operating system, history of operating system, Unix, Aix, Sun, Microsoft NT, Novell Netware, introduction to network, scope & importance of network, types of network, network connections, network architecture & topology, communication protocol & cabling, media Access method & information packets, IEEE standards and OSI model.

 

MIS-4003: INFORMATION ENGINEERING

The information revolution caused by advanced and emerging information technologies has radically transformed the way organizations function and survive. As a result, Information Engineering (IE) has become an important issue which shapes and supports almost each and every possible organizational strategy. For an organization to utilize information and IS fully, there is need for future managers, as well as other employees to understand and develop management skills in the development and implementation of appropriate strategies for competitive advantages delivered through IE. A key theme is the importance of achieving effective dynamic interaction of technology with business strategy so as to address the problems associated with increasingly rapid rates of change in the information technology and business environment. The course is specially modeled for business students, considering technicality as minor.

 

MIS-4004: DATABASE ANALYSIS AND DESIGN

Introduction to Database Management, Data Abstraction and Independence, Data Models, Instance and Schemes, Data Definition and Manipulation, Database manager, Administration and user, Entity Relationship Model, Security Concurrency, Integrity & Recovery issues, Relationship and Relationship Sets, Primary Keys, Entity- Relationship Diagrams to Tables, Normalization and Specialization, Aggregation, Introduction to SQL, SQL generation & usages, and report generation.

 

MIS-4005: OBJECT ORIENTED PROGRAMMING

This course provides an introduction to object-oriented programming, as well as object- based programming for developing business applications. It covers the concepts of encapsulation, inheritance, and polymorphism. The concepts will be illustrated through the use of an object-oriented programming language such as Java. Contents will include JAVA applications, applets, data types, variables, arrays, operators control system, overloading methods, constructors, access control, exception handling, usage of try & catch, multithreaded programming, thread model, Java library, exploring Java I/O streams, networking, URL, datagram, applet class, AWT and its Controls, API, images, animations, double buffering, memory image sources, and media tracker.

 

MIS-4006: HUMAN COMPUTER INTERACTION

Overview of human-computer interaction strategies from a number of perspectives including that of the engineer, cognitive psychologist, and end-user; Major themes include the design and evaluation of usable interfaces, matching computer systems with the cognitive capabilities of users and an investigation of novel paradigms in human-computer interaction; A team-based project, dealing with the design, development, and evaluation of a computer-based device to support distributed human communication.

 

MIS-4007: WEB-BASED MARKETING

This course investigates how the Internet and related changes in the technological environment affect the marketing of goods and services. With an emphasis on traditional marketing concepts, theories, and frameworks, this course explores factors that affect the adoption of digital technologies, changes in customer behavior across digital platforms, and resulting opportunities and challenges for firms’ marketing strategies and tools including mobile and location marketing, crowd sourcing and user generated content, and social media communication.

 

MIS-4010: INTERNET SECURITY

The course covers both the principles and practice of Internet and Network security. This is an advanced level course to provide hands-on experience in security-related research and technologies which include better understanding of the potential threats, vulnerabilities, break-ins and unauthorized use of computers. The goal is to learn how to adopt various security measures for monitoring, traffic analysis, or forensics. An important component of the course is a project that addresses a broad range of current topics for the student to do research on computer and network security.

 

MIS-4011: ENTERPRISE RESOURCE PLANNING

This course introduces students to the main ideas and fundamental technology underlying the development, implementation, and use of the integrated enterprise information systems. Topics are SAP R/3 application modules, technical architecture of R/3, SAP application development and system management, ERP implementation issues and business engineering in R/3, Accelerated SAP, going live, post-implementation issues, next generation enterprise etc.

 

MIS-4012: E-GOVERNANCE

This course introduces the basic concepts of using innovative technologies in public service environments and brings together key elements of the public administration and management information systems programs. Students will review strategic management models used to develop e-government projects, employ the best online resources, and obtain proficiency in a critical area of public service. It introduces: the theory and practice of e-government, the mandate for e-government, the practicalities of transforming government services from the traditional models to the delivery of local, national and global public services via the World Wide Web and the Internet, and the challenges and opportunities inherent in such transformation.

 

MIS-4013: DATA WAREHOUSE AND DATA MINING

In this course, the basic concepts and architecture of data warehouses and data mining are discussed and the essential roles that it plays in the providing organizational informational and decision support are discussed. Topics will cover how the data warehouse is built iteratively over a period of time, the differences in justifying a data warehousing effort and a traditional systems development project, data access tools, managed query environments, on-line analytical processing (OLAP), data visualization. We will discuss Artificial Intelligence (AI) as the basis for Data Mining. We will detail a number of data mining techniques, including, Decision Trees, Artificial Neural Networks, Nearest Neighbor and Clustering, Statistics and regression methods, Rule Induction, and Data Visualization.

 

MIS-4014: BUSINESS INTELLIGENCE

The aim of this course is to enable businesses to make intelligent, fact-based decisions to generate an awareness of the importance of information to strategic decision-making through business intelligence tools and techniques and how to provide such information to decision support mechanism to ensure its usefulness to the decision makers. 

 

MIS-4015: GLOBAL INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY MANAGEMENT

This course introduces students to global information systems. The course is designed for students who desire to understand the way managers, teams, and organizations develop, use and manage global information systems. The course covers a range of global IS/IT applications and how they are deployed in global organizations. After completing this course students should have a better understanding of the variety of global information management issues facing managers, teams and individuals in organizations and a better understanding of issues involved in building a success global software team. Students will be able to conduct a national IT assessment for any nation and analyze the implications for global organization.

 

MIS-4016: SPECIAL TOPIC IN MIS

The prime objective of this course is to provide students an advanced knowledge of applying approaches to special type of Information Systems, knowledge of managerial decision making and administrative assistance in depth. The learners are expected to have hand in expertise to apply different information system tools & software for various business activities and processes related to covering special type of Information Systems. This course caters the specific needs of management to ensure ‘value for IT investment’ in special type of systems. In this course students will be exposed with the real life scenarios through solving relevant cases and interfacing practical situations.

 

MIS-4017: DECISION SUPPORT SYSTEMS

Decision support systems are the highest level of information support systems which aid the manager in the decision-making process. This course provides the student with the skills necessary to conceptualize, build, and implement decision support systems in organizations.

 

MIS-4019: WEB TECHNOLOGY

The aim of this course is to introduce the technology of the Internet and World Wide Web and to develop an understanding of the technologies and techniques associated with programming for the World Wide Web. Topic this course will cover are, Introduction and Practical use of HTML & XHTML; Introduction and Practical use of XML; Introduction and Practical use of XSL, & XSLT; use of XQuery, & Schema; XPATH, & XLINK; use of JavaScript; use of PHP; Database Connectivity with PHP; XML use with ASP.NET and Content Management System(CMS)

 

MIS-4020: MOBILE APPLICATION DEVELOPMENT

The aim of this unit is cover the skills and knowledge required for the design and development of software applications for mobile devices.

Upon completion of this unit students will be able to:

  • Explain the syntax, capabilities and conventions of contemporary development tool kits
  • Design and build applications using a model separated architectural style
  • Use tablet device’s built-in sensors such as the accelerometer, GPS and compass in applications
  • Build applications using platform services such as contacts, maps and messaging.

 

MIS-4021: KNOWLEDGE MANAGEMENT

This course is designed to facilitate students’ learning of key Knowledge Management (KM) principles, and to investigate the proliferation of KM practices today for organizational learning.

 

MIS-4022: BUSINESS GRAPHICS AND ANIMATION

This course is an introduction to the basic knowledge and skills required to produce multimedia graphics through the use of staple industry software and best practices using contemporary technology.

 

MIS-4023: NETWORK RESOURCE MANAGEMENT

This course gives a comprehensive view of data and computer communications. It explores key issues in the field, in the general categories of principles, design approaches & applications in business over networks and the Internet. Conceptual foundations of integrated office systems that include data, text, voice and video transmission are covered in this course. Issues of network design & current trends in LAN, communication technology & its management, network protocols & computer interfaces, applications for distributed computing & office automation, network file & device management as well as in-depth study on Internet communication process, transmission media & communication technologies used over the net are the major topics of this course.

 

MIS-4024: CRM IN BUSINESS OPERATION

This introductory course explains the key concepts and terminology you need to know to effectively work with a CRM system. As demonstrated by Microsoft, Customer Relationship Management passes on a widely inclusive point of view of each customer that enables client standing up to delegates to settle on accelerated and compromise about indispensable attempts in the business, publicizing, and customer organization fields. This course is intended to be the first place a user that is new to Microsoft Dynamics CRM starts to gain the fundamental knowledge required to understand sales processes, record management, workflow, and reporting.