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 Engl 101, Engl 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); nonbusiness electives (6).
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 220, Bus 230, Bus 271, Bus 250, Bus 302, Bus 320, Bus 420; nonbusiness electives (12); Mktg 351; Fin 331; Mgmt 371, Mgmt 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 Csci 111, 112 (6 hours), MIS 280 (3 hours), Econ 307 (3 hours), and 21 upper-division MIS courses, to include MIS 307, 330, 408, 409, 412, 419, and 495. In addition, students must complete 6 hours from among the following restricted electives: Csci 211, 223, 259, and TC 201 and 432.
Other Academic Requirements
MIS majors are required to have a laptop prior to enrolling in major course work.
A minimum grade of “C” is required in all MIS courses applied by a student toward a major in MIS. A minimum grade of “C” is required in any MIS course that is a prerequisite for advanced MIS courses.
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.