BBA: Information Systems Courses

BUSINESS CORE (required of all majors)

ACC 1901

Principles of Accounting I

A study of the accounting principles with emphasis on the use and analysis of financial information for decision-making purposes.
(3 Hours)
ACC 1902

Principles of Accounting II

A continuation of the study of accounting principles from a user's perspective with an introduction to the internal information needs of management. Prerequisite: ACC 1901.
(3 Hours)
ECON 1901

Principles of Economics I

A study in the foundations of economic analysis, national income accounting, economic growth, and the public sector, with emphasis on macroeconomics
(3 Hours)
ECON 1902

Principles of Microeconomics

A study of markets, the price systems and allocation of resources, distribution of income, international economy, and perspectives on economic change, with emphasis on microeconomics.
(3 Hours)
FIN 2535

Managerial Finance

A study of financial management for business firms to include financing and investing decisions. Prerequisite: ACC 1901.
(3 Hours)
CIS 2501

Fndtn Info Sys for Org

Students learn fundamental concepts and uses of information systems for business and beyond including management information systems, programming, cloud computing, mobile technologies, digital marketing, big data and ethical issues.
(3 Hours)
MATH 1132

Introduction to Statistics

An introduction to elementary statistics, including topics such as normal distribution, histograms, mean, standard deviations, confidence intervals, and hypothesis testing techniques. Prerequisite: On the basis of placement scores, a student may be requi
(3 Hours)
MGT 2453

Business Law I

An introduction to the legal system as it applies to commercial transactions and a study of the substantive law of contracts.
(3 Hours)
MGT 2501

Principles of Management

An examination of major concepts, theories and practices in business management, with emphasis on planning, decision-making, basic organizational structures, motivation and leadership styles.
(3 Hours)
MGT 2566

Business Ethics

(3 Hours)
MGT 3990

Strategic Management

An integrative capstone course examining the setting of strategic objectives, developing corporate strategies, and translating objectives and strategies into current operational plans. Prerequisites: MKT 2501, FIN 2535 and MGT 2501 Senior Standing
(3 Hours)
MKT 2501

Principles of Marketing

A study of the marketing environment; marketing, planning, and information; market segmentation; buyer behavior; strategies for product distribution, promotion, and pricing; societal issues, service, nonprofit and international marketing.
(3 Hours)

Information Systems Concentration

CIS 1400

Intro to Programming

Same as MATH 1400. A study of basic skills for computer programming. Students will utilize the programming process to design and create original artifacts using basic programming elements. An introduction to data, objects, and issues of privacy and ethics is included.
(3 Hours)
CIS 2400

Intermediate Programming

A study of the design, programming, testing and implementation of computer applications using intermediate programming and early objects.  Recursion, file IO and graphical user interfaces are introduced. Prerequisite: MATH/CIS 1400.
(3 Hours)
CIS 3212

Intro to Databases

This course covers database design, development and the use of database management systems for applications. Data mining and data warehousing topics are introduced.
(3 Hours)
CIS 3502

Info Systems Planning

Development of a systematic plan for determining a company's technology needs; the planning cycle, available hardware and software, acquisition considerations, and the selection and implementation of the system. Prerequisite: CIS 2501
(3 Hours)
CIS 3514

Web Tech & Elec Comm

A study of web technologies including cloud computing, social media, web site development, and search engine optimization for e-commerce and other applications. Students learn to use development tools and languages for web development. Prerequisite: CIS 1400 or MATH 1400.
(3 Hours)

Elective in Business (MGT, MKT, ENT, CIS, FIN, ACC, ECON) above 2000 level (3 hours)