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Bachelor of Science in Management Information Systems

The Management Information Systems (MIS) program will teach you how to harness cutting-edge information technology to analyze business problems and create solutions. You will learn to design, develop, implement and maintain technical solutions that will meet the business challenges and opportunities of the future.

Our MIS students are extraordinarily well-prepared for work in the information systems field. MIS students are expected to have three areas of distinct competency: business knowledge, technical skills and interpersonal skills.


Potential Careers

  • Computer Systems AnalystEarn upwards of $93,730
  • Database AdministratorEarn upwards of $98,860
  • Network and Systems AdministratorEarn upwards of $84,810

Wage data from BLS.gov and O*NET OnLine

Courses and Program Guide

All Rowan Partnership Online programs have been designed to be delivered in an convenient online format. These courses are designed to help you get the information you need at a pace you'll love.


Course Name RCSJ Course Number Credits RU Course Number Rowan Core
First Year
Fall Block 1
English Composition I ENG 101 3 COMP 01111 COML
Introduction to Computers CIS 102 4 CS 01110 ____
Fall Block 2
English Composition II ENG 102 3 COMP 01112 COML
Fundamentals of Programming CIS 110 4 CS 01104 ____
Spring Block 1
Accounting I BUS 102 4 ACC 03210 ____
Principles of Marketing BUS 221 3 MKT 09200 ____
Spring Block 2
Accounting II BUS 103 4 ACC 03211 ____
Applied Calculus
Min of C- Required
MAT 152 4 MATH 03125 QNTL
Summer Block 1
General Psychology PSY 101 3 PSY 01107 HUML
Summer Block 2
Statistics
Min of C- Required
MAT 103 3 STAT 02260 QUAL
Second Year
Fall Block 1
Management Information Systems CIS 207 3 MIS 02234 ____
Business Law I BUS 107 3 ____ _____ ____
Fall Block 2
Principles of Economics I ECO 101 3 ECON 04101 HUML
Art (or Music) Appreciation I ART 101
MUS 101
3 ARHS 03130
MUSG 06109
ARTL
Spring Block 1
Business Law II BUS 108 3 MGT 98242 ____
Principles of Economics II ECO 102 3 ECON 04102 HUML
Spring Block 2
Oral Communication SPE 101 3 CMS 04205 COML
Lab Science Elective BIO 101/107 4 ____ _____ SCIL
Associate Degree Awarded
Third Year
Fall
Design of Database Systems
Min of C- Required
___ ___ 3 MIS 02338 ____
Principles of System Design ___ ___ 3 MIS 02322 ____
Operations Management ___ ___ 3 MGT 06305 ____
Organizational Behavior ___ ___ 3 MGT 06300 ____
Career Planning & Development ___ ___ 2 BUS 01488 ____
Spring
Business Intelligence ___ ___ 3 MIS 02339 ____
Project Management ___ ___ 3 MIS 02325 ____
Principles of Finance ___ ___ 3 FIN 04300 ____
Free Elective ___ ___ 4 Free Elec. ____
Broad-Based Lit Course ___ ___ 3 ___ _____ LIT
Fourth Year
Fall
Network Management ___ ___ 3 MIS 02337 ____
Writing Intensive Course ___ ___ 3 ____ _____ WI
Managing International Business or International Marketing ___ ___ 3 MGT 06330, MKT 09379 GLBL
Principles of Information Security ___ ___ 3 MIS 02315 ____
MIS Elective I ___ ___ 3 MIS Elec. ____
Spring
MIS Capstone ___ ___ 3 MIS 02450
MIS Elective II ___ ___ 3 MIS Elec. ____
MIS Elective III ___ ___ 3 MIS Elec. ____
Business Web Applications ___ ___ 3 MIS 02428 ____
Business Policy ___ ___ 3 MGT 06402 ____
View Requirements for Transfer

  • Earned AS Business Administration Degree
  • Minimum of 2.5 GPA
  • Completion of MAT 152: Applied Calculus with a grade of C- or better
  • Completion of MAT 103: Statistics with a grade of C- or better

In the event that students have associate’s degrees in other areas, the following are minimum transfer requirements and recommendations specifically for the RPO program:

Business
Required
ENG 101
ENG 102
CIS 102
MAT 152 or MAT 108
Min of C- Required
MAT 103
Min of C- Required
ECO 101
ECO 102
CIS 207
BUS 102
BUS 103
BUS 107
BUS 108
BUS 221
Recommended
SPE 101
ART 101 or MUS 101
SCI Literacy
LIT Rec: ENG 103 or PHI 104