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  • 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)

    Old

    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:

    Old

    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