2018-2019

Associate in Science

Business Administration - Management Information Systems

This Option is for students who wish to continue their study of computer-based information systems in business at four-year institutions. It prepares them for specialization in Business Technology, Management, or other related business studies. Students are strongly encouraged to consult the Business Department faculty as early as possible to ensure choosing electives acceptable to transfer institutions. The Associate in Science degree is awarded at the completion of this program.

Graduates will be able to:

  • Demonstrate general business knowledge (types of businesses, competition, business environment, business plans, SWOT, functions of management, marketing mix, financial statements, accounting cycle, bank reconciliation, legislation related to business, etc.)
  • Develop a clear and well-organized written, verbal, or PowerPoint presentation.
  • Demonstrate general information literacy skills for business research purposes.
  • Demonstrate analytical skills necessary to solve business problems.
  • Analyze a company’s financial position.
  • Utilize productivity (application) software to organize information and to create charts or business reports.
  • Apply computer technology to address business information system needs.

Note:

MA 108 is a prerequisite for the Mathematics (MA) courses listed or test placement. 


General Education(31 - 32 credits)

Code Name Credits
Communication (9 credits)
EN 101 Composition I 3
EN 102 Composition II 3
ENS 106 Public Speaking 3
Mathematics (3 - 4 credits)
Choose one (1) of the following courses  (3 - 4 credits)
MA 109 Pre-Calculus Mathematics 4
MA 110 Mathematics for Management 3
MA 111 Business Calculus 4
Science (4 credits)
Choose one (1) course from the following categories
Category 3 - Science 4
Technology (3 credits)
Choose one (1) of the following courses  (3 credits)
CIS 101 Computer Concepts and Applications 3
CIS 107 Information Technology Fundamentals and Applications 3
Social Science (9 credits)
EC 101 Economics I 3
EC 102 Economics II 3
Choose one (1) of the following courses  (3 credits)
PS 101 Introduction to Psychology 3
SO 101 Introduction to Sociology 3
Humanities or History (3 credits)
Choose one (1) course from either of the following categories  (3 credits)
Category 6 - Humanities 3
Category 7 - History 3

Major Requirements(19 credits)

Code Name Credits
AC 101 Financial Accounting I 3
AC 102 Financial Accounting II 3
BU 101 Introduction to Business 3
BU 203 Principles of Marketing 3
BU 206 Business Statistics 4
BU 222 Principles of Management 3

Option Requirements(12 credits)

Code Name Credits
CIS 125 Microcomputer Software I 3
Choose three (3) courses from the following
CIS 126 Microcomputer Software II 3
CIS 127 Microcomputer Software III 3
CIS 170 Website Design and Tools 3
CIS 180 Networking Essentials 3
CIS 202 Systems Analysis and Design 3
CIS 290 Database Fundamentals 3

Total Credits 62 - 63


Guided Pathways Academic Map


First Semester Credits
AC 101 Financial Accounting I 3.0
BU 101 Introduction to Business 3.0
CIS 101 Computer Concepts and Applications OR CIS 107 Information Technology Fundamentals and Applications 3.0
EC 101 Economics I 3.0
EN 101 Composition I 3.0
Total 15.0
Second Semester Credits
AC 101 Financial Accounting I 3.0
CIS 125 Microcomputer Software I 3.0
EC 102 Economics II 3.0
EN 102 Composition II 3.0
ENS 106 Public Speaking 3.0
Total 15.0
Third Semester Credits
BU 203 Principles of Marketing 3.0
MA 109 Pre-Calculus Mathematics OR MA 110 Mathematics for Management OR MA 111 Business Calculus 4.0
PS 101 Introduction to Psychology OR SO 101 Introduction to Sociology 3.0
Laboratory Science Course 4.0
Computer Science Course 3.0
Total 17.0
Fourth Semester Credits
BU 206 Business Statistics 4.0
BU 222 Principles of Management 3.0
Humanities or History Course 3.0
Computer Science Courses (2) 6.0
Total 16.0