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2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog 
2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Management Information Systems, B.S.

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Management Information Systems, B.S. Degree Map  

The Bachelor of Science in Management Information Systems is designed to equip students with the necessary knowledge, skills and abilities required to proficiently analyze, design, develop and implement organizational information systems.

The degree coursework comprises core business courses (in areas such as accounting, marketing and finance) as well as information systems courses (in areas such as web application development, database applications development, computer networks design and administration and business applications programming). This coursework prepares students to pursue careers as business application developers, database application developers, network designers and administrators, web application developers and technical support personnel.

The Management Information Systems major leads to a Bachelor of Science degree which includes a minimum of 57 upper-level (33XX and 43XX) hours and a total of 120 hours in order to complete the baccalaureate degree.

University Core Requirements (42 hours)

Communication (6 hours)

Additional Information

Grades must be C- or better.

Additional Information

Grade must be C- or better.

Language, Philosophy and Culture (3 hours)

Choose one course from the approved list:

Creative Arts (3 hours)

Choose one course from the approved list:

American History (6 hours)

Government/Political Science (6 hours)

Social and Behavioral Sciences (3 hours)

Additional Information

Other courses may meet this requirement, however, ECON 2301  will still be required for all Business majors.

Component Area Option (6 hours)

Two 1-hour Life and Physical Science Labs

College Core Requirements (48 hours)

The following courses, or their approved equivalents constitute the business core and are required of all business students. No more than 6 hours of grades in the range of D+, D or D-are permitted in upper-level (33XX and 43XX) Business Core Requirements.

Additional Information

When ECON 2301  is used to satisfy the Social Behavioral Sciences Requirement, an additional elective will be needed.

Elective Requirement (3 hours)

Any upper-level (33XX or 43XX) ISAM course beyond required courses already taken.

Graduation Requirements

  • Students must complete the final 30 semester hours of 3000 and 4000 level course work in residence at UHCL
  • Students must complete a minimum of 12 semester credit hours of upper-level (3000-4000 level) coursework: (1) in the major and (2) in residence at UHCL
  • Students must have a cumulative GPA of 2.000 on course work completed at UHCL with grades of “C” or better on at least 30 hours of resident upper-level work. Grades of “C-” or below cannot be applied toward the 30 hours of resident upper-level work

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