Jun 09, 2023  
2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog 
2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog

Business Administration - Management Information Systems (MIS) - BS Major

Location(s): Winona

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66-67 credits (no minor required)

2.0 GPA required.

Earn a C grade or better in all major courses including required and business/major elective courses.

Admission to the College of Business  required.

Management Information Systems Major Map     


Our future depends on technology to solve problems, improve decision making, and embrace opportunities that we can only dream of. Augmented reality, virtual reality, drones, the Internet of Things, 3D printing, and biological enhancements require visionaries with technical skills to turn these ideas into reality. MIS graduates will be involved in this effort. The bachelor of science MIS Major includes extensive hands-on experience in developing and maintaining valuable skills using resources such as programming, web conferencing, application development, database systems, network systems and systems development. MIS majors benefit from a broad base of courses that incorporate business administration, economics, finance, marketing, accounting, operations, and liberal arts. The MIS program prepares individuals to deal with complex information systems, train personnel, and respond to technical requests.

What kinds of students major in Management Information Systems?
In order to succeed in this major, a student should be interested in organizations and information flows, as well as in computing. Majors will develop oral and written communication skills. If you enjoy being challenged and solving problems, you are encouraged to consider MIS to start your career.

What kind of jobs can you get with an Management Information Systems degree?
Holders of undergraduate degrees have obtained positions in numerous fields, including systems analysis, network administrator, security analysis, technical support, revenue management analysis, databases, programming, and web development.

Required Courses (24 credits)

Math/Stats (6 credits)

Programming (3-4 credits)

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Management (3 credits)

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* If MIS course used as required course, it cannot count as elective credit. MIS 362 is a required course and cannot double-count in an elective section.


◎ = Oral Intensive

◆ = Math/Critical Analysis Intensive

△ = Writing Intensive

✽ = Physical Development and Wellness Graduation Requirement