B.B.A. in Management Information Systems
Curricula of the School of Business Administration are designed both for those who plan to operate their own businesses and for those who plan to occupy responsible positions in business organizations. This unique program is designed to educate students as information system professionals. Students are provided with knowledge involving information systems technology, information concepts and processes, and organizational functions and management.
Minimum Total Credit Hours: 120
General Education Requirements
The general education requirements for the B.B.A. include Writ 100 or Writ 101 and Writ 102 or Liba 102 (3,3); humanities (history, philosophy, or modern languages) (3, 3); English literature (3); Math 261/262 or 267/268 or 271/272 (6); lab science (astronomy, biology, chemistry, geology, or physics) (3/4, 3/4); fine arts (art, art history, dance, music, or theatre arts) (3); behavioral or social science (psychology, sociology, anthropology, or political science) (3).
Requirements for the major in management information systems include the B.B.A. core: Accy 201, 202 (3, 3); Econ 202, 203 (3, 3); Bus 230, Bus 271, Bus 250, Bus 302; nonbusiness electives (9); Mktg 351; Fin 331; Mgmt 371, Mktg 372, Mgmt 493; MIS 309; 300-level business elective (3); and 300-level business/nonbusiness elective (3). A list of prerequisite courses requiring a minimum grade of "C" is available at www.olemissbusiness.com or in the undergraduate student services office, Holman 220.
In addition to the B.B.A. core, students in the management information systems major must complete MIS 280 (3 hours), and 7 upper-division MIS courses, to include MIS 307, 317, 330, 408, 409, 412, and 419. In addition, students must complete 6 hours from among the following restricted electives: Csci 111, Csci 112, Csci 211, Csci 223, Csci 259, MIS 350, MIS 370, TC 201, and TC 432 or others as approved by the department chair.
Other Academic Requirements
MIS majors are required to have a Windows-compatible laptop prior to enrolling in major course work.
Business students may not enroll in major course work prior to satisfactory completion (2.0 GPA) of the pre-business curriculum. No student may enroll for more than 18 semester hours unless approved by the dean.