Bachelor of Science in Management and Ethics – Management Information Systems Emphasis

Pursue a Job in MIS with a Degree in Management Information Systems

You don’t have to choose between learning how to manage people and studying management information systems. With MACU’s bachelor’s degree in Management and Ethics with an emphasis in Management Information Systems, students have the opportunity to build a foundation in the strategic management of employees in addition to learning specialized knowledge in information systems. Students will learn to ethically lead others through the lens of the four functions of management: planning, organizing, leading and controlling. Also, students will learn to recognize and apply developing technologies and practices that are influencing information systems in the modern world of business. 

In the program, students will gain a general skillset in management through courses that cover topics such as finance, organizational communication, managing change and human resource administration. With an emphasis in management information systems, individuals will gain applicable knowledge in information systems through courses that cover topics such as IT management, data analytics, networking and project planning. Graduates of the program will be prepared to enter management information positions in a variety of fields with confidence in their abilities to manage both people and technology.

Why MACU’s Management Degree with an MIS Concentration is Right for You

In the Management and Ethics with a concentration in MIS program, students not only become competent in technical skills and management strategies, but they also become proficient in ethics. Every class is taught from a Bible-based ethical worldview, so students learn to perform every task with the character of Christ as a guide. In addition, courses incorporate leadership concepts from GiANT, allowing students to better understand their own communication styles so they can effectively communicate with others. Whether studying on-campus or online, students will be able to practice their communication skills and learn from the experiences of others through discussion with peers and instructors. Individuals will exit the program as critical thinkers and mindful communicators with expertise in management information systems.

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What You Can Do with a Management Information Systems Degree

  • Information Systems Manager
  • IT Consultant
  • Web Developer
  • Systems Analyst
  • Programmer
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Courses

Code Course
BUAD3403 Business Finance
Financial principles and functions with applications to business organizations, including investment, dividend decision, and an introduction to the models and tools used for financial analysis. Offered every fall semester.
BUAD4303 Human Resource Administration
Human relations and adjustment in all forms of institutional and business organizations. The course deals with such problems as proper placement of the individual, training, incentive, methods of supervision, discipline, promotion, and retirement. Offered spring semester: odd numbered years.
MGMT3213 Applied Business Management
This three-credit-hour course provides an introduction to the principles of management. The emphasis is on understanding organizational theory, human relations, interpersonal communications, production, business ethics, and the development of management thought.
MGMT4103 Group and Organizational Communications
An introduction to the concepts of effective oral and written communication to include functioning in teams and other organizational settings as well as interpersonal exchanges.
MGMT4203 Managing People: Groups and Leadership
Groups are the building blocks of organizations. Nearly everyone participates in both formal and informal groups at work. It is essential that managers understand groups because group processes directly affect creativity, problem solving, decision-making and productivity. This module provides insight into group formation and process, their power and influence in organizations and varying styles of leadership.
MGMT4303 Accounting for Managers
The acquisition, analysis, and reporting of financial information are important to the individual manager and the organization. Special attention will be given to the planning and control responsibilities of practicing managers. Individuals should gain confidence in their ability to interpret and use financial information for effective decision-making.
MGMT4433 Managing Change
An inherent aspect of leadership is managing change. This course will explore the various change theories and available options for designing, implementing and managing change. The students will learn how to develop their own change protocols, lead people through turbulent times including lay-offs due to downsizing and outsourcing, and be a bastion of hope and support exhibiting a Christ-like attitude to one’s employees.
MGMT4523 Case Studies in Management Ethics
Reading, discussion and development of papers pertaining to relevant case studies involving personal and organizational ethical issues and problems to actual situations.
MGMT4703 Entrepreneurship
This course will explore the options available and means by which an entrepreneurial venture may be created and will help to develop an understanding of all functional areas of a small business as they relate to managing operations. Emphasis will be placed on the importance of the business plan and how to develop one.
MISE3203 Networking/Architecture/ Cybersecurity
A study of the basic concepts of distributed processing, including data communication equipment, protocols, local and wide area networks and the associated topologies. Stresses structure, interoperability, load analysis, and performance analysis. The need to protect industries from outside attacks will be stressed through Cybersecurity.
MISE3603 IT Management
The student will cover a broad range of IT Management areas, including web development and how it is used in business; outsourcing, contracts, cloud versus internal management of data. The course will be a basic overview of IT management and the role it plays in business environments.
MISE4403 Project Planning and Implementation
This course provides the foundation for understanding the broad concepts of successful planning, organization, and implementation within the realm of software development, enhancement, and recon-figuration. This course uses real-world examples and identifies common mistakes and pitfalls. Topics covered include project scoping, estimating, budgeting, scheduling, tracking, and controlling.
MISE4603 Languages
The student will learn various computer languages to solve typical business computer problems involving Input/Output definitions, program loops, control structures, and use of Sequential and Indexed file organizations.
MISE4643 Database Management
This course will introduce the student to the basics of a relational database design. The student will learn to develop a relational database and use structured query language (SQL) to make database calls. The course is designed to provide a student with a sound overview of databases and a strong introduction to the use of SQL. (Pre-requisite MISE 4603 Languages)
MISE4663 Business Intelligence/Data Analysis
This course will focus on the analysis and modelling of data. A major aspect of business is to provide a model to management to make sound decisions. The student will learn how to access data, glean applicable information and then present this data in a manner meaningful to decision makers. (Pre-requisites MISE 4603 Languages and MISE 4643 Database Management)
MKTG3103 Principles of Marketing
An introduction to the marketing of goods and services in advanced market economics; study of the marketing mix, pricing, distributional activities, consumer behavior, and marketing research. Offered fall smester: odd numbered years.

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