Management Information Systems

ASSOCIATE DEGREE PROGRAM IN MANAGEMENT INFORMATION SYSTEMS

Description of the Program

Today’s business environments have a critical need for professionals who have an understanding of information technologies based on a broad knowledge of management practices, economics, psychology, and the humanities. These individuals are needed to implement the technology to support business processes, managerial decision making and organizational communication.

The modern world demands computer and information literacy in much the same as literacy in reading and writing became essential in former times. The MIS program combines developing computer and information literacy with developing the understanding of business and business information needs.

As an MIS major you will take courses that are rigorous and oriented toward building the foundation necessary for lifetime learning. Studying at Mazoon University College you will benefit from the world class computer environment and your association with excellent students from around the country and the region.

PROGRAM OBJECTIVES

    The Management Information System major objectives are

  • To communicate effectively in English in a diverse environment.
  • To have the fundamental knowledge of Mathematics.
  • Deep thoughtful of fundamental computer science Subjects
  • Knowledge of hardware, software, and networks to accomplish business objectives.

PROGRAM LEARNING OUTCOME

  • Students will be able to understand fundamentals of Information system and its implementation as user’s perspective and data perspective.
  • The student will be able to effectively communicate in business and use mathematical and analytical skills for problem solving in industry and organizations.
  • Students will be introduced to global economies, business practices and emerging trends in IT, therefore, will be able to relate and implement them in current business needs to achieve a business competitive advantage.
  • Students will have expertise in the areas of various IT disciplines including programing, database management, networking, systems analysis and design, data structure and multimedia studies etc.

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

After graduation, the Management Information System student can join any of the following small or large company and private or public sectors in nationally and globally:

  • Software programmer
  • Software Test Engineer
  • Database Administrator
  • Systems Administrator
  • Website Developer
  • Network Administrator

TYPICAL EMPLOYERS

  • Ministry of Information Technology, Economics, Commerce, Health care and Higher Education
  • National and International Banks as Information System specialist
  • Various corporate companies (As system administrator and software programmer)
  • Educational institutions (As Lab coordinator, Lab technician, or Lab instructor)
  • Telecommunication companies
  • National Authority of Information Technology
  • Any business that uses Information Systems

 

STUDY PLAN

 

Course Plan for Management Information Systems Bachelor Degree Program (63 Credit Hours)

Courses and Credit Hours Distribution

FRESHMAN YEAR

Year 1, Semester 1 (15 credits)

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Course

Code

New

 Course

Code

Course Name

Credit Hours

Pre-requisite

(Old Code / New Code)

ENG 20

ENG 1120

Exposition and Argumentation

3

 

PSYCH 50

PSYCH 1101

General Psychology

3

 

MATH 3

MATH 1103

Pre-Calculus

3

GFP

(Maths)

CS 53

CS 1570

Introduction to Programming

3

GFP

(IT & Maths)

IST 50

IST 1750

Introduction to Management Information Systems

3

 

Total Credit Hours

15

 

 

Year 1, Semester 2 (17 credits)

Old

Course

Code

New

 Course

Code

Course Name

Credit

Hours

Pre-requisite

(Old Code / New Code)

ECO 75

ECON 1175

Economic Development in the Gulf States

3

 

MATH 8

MATH 1208

Calculus with Analytical Geometry - I

3

MATH3/

MATH1103

CS 158

CS 1200

Discrete Mathematics for Computer Science

3

CS53/

CS1570

CS 153

CS 1510

Date Structures 1

3

CS53/

CS1570

IST 51

IST 1551

Implementing Information Systems – User Perspective

3

IST50/

IST1750

Total Credit Hours

15

 

 

SOPHOMORE YEAR

Year 2, Semester 1 (15 credits)

Old

Course

Code

New

 Course

Code

Course Name

Credit

Hours

Pre-requisite

(Old Code / New Code)

SPMS 85

SPMS 1185

Principles of Speech

3

 

PHIL 35

PHIL 1335

Business Ethics

3

 

CS 234

CS 2889

Introduction to Computer Organization and Assembly

3

CS153/

CS1510 &

CS158/

CS1200

IST 151

IST 1552

Implementing Information Systems – Data Perspective

3

IST51/

IST1551

 

 

MIS Elective 01

3

 

Total Credit Hours

15

 

 

Year 2, Semester 2 (16 credits)

Old

Course

Code

New

 Course

Code

Course Name

Credit

Hours

Pre-requisite

(Old Code / New Code)

ACC 130

ACC 1130

Accounting 1

3

 

IST 223

IST 3423

Database System

3

CS53/CS1570

IST 231

IST 3131

Computing Internals & Operating Systems

3

IST151/

IST1552

IST 233

IST 3333

Data Networks and Information Security

3

IST151/

IST1552

MIS 210

MIS 3010

Seminar

3

 

 

 

MIS Electives 02

3

 

Total

18

 

 
Total Credit Hours: 63

 

MIS Electives / Free Electives / Special Topics:

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Course

Code

New

 Course

Code

Course Name

Credit

Hours

Pre-requisite

(Old Code / New Code)

CS 263

CS 3600

Introduction to Computer Security

3

CS53/

CS1570

CS 362

CS 5601

Security Operations & Program Management

3

 

CS 74

CS 1971

Introduction to Programming Methodology

3

 

CS 317

CS 4700

Intellectual Property for Computer Scientists

3

 

ERP 246

ERP 2110

Introduction to Enterprise Resource Planning

3

IST50/

IST1750

ERP 347

ERP 5310

Supply Chain Management Systems in an ERP Environment

3

ERP246/

ERP2110

ERP 342

ERP 4610

Customer Relationship Management in ERP Environment

3

ERP246/

ERP2110

IST 211

IST 2211

Web Design

3

 

IST 351

IST 5251

Leadership in Technology-Based Organizations

3

IST50/

IST1750

 

IST 5885

Human-Computer Interaction

3

 

IST 354

IST 4680

Introduction to Web and New Media Studies

3

IST50/

IST1750

IST200

IST 1001

Special Topics :
Java Programming

3

 

 

IST 2001

Special Topics

3

CS53/

CS1570

 

IST 3001

Special Topics

3

 

 

IST 5001

Special Topics

3

 

CS 200

IST 2000

Special Problems :

CCNA Discovery – I

3

CS53/

CS1570

CS 300

IST 3000

Special Problems :

CCNA Discovery – II

3

CS200/

IST 2000

MATH 208

MATH 3108

Special Problems :

Linear Algebra

3

MATH8/

MATH1208

FIN 250

FIN 2150

Corporate Finance

3

BUS120/

BUS1210

BUS 110

BUS 1110

Management & Organizational behavior

3

 

ECO121

ECON 1100

Principles of Microeconomics

3

 

ART 80

ART 1180

Art Appreciation

3

 

 

MKT 5310

Digital Marketing and Promotions

3