Management Information Systems – B.B.A.

Management Information Systems Degree at UIW

clocktower blossomsAt a private university nestled in the heart of the 2nd largest city in Texas, San Antonio, the School of Business and Administration offers a unique atmosphere where regional charm meets a cosmopolitan culture. Students can expect a practical education that emphasizes a global reach with respect to international and cultural understanding. The HEBSBA offers high-quality undergraduate programs steeped in the UIW traditions of faith, service, innovation, truth, and education.

The B.B.A. with a concentration in Management Information Systems is designed to develop individuals who have an understanding of both business fundamentals and technology. The concentration focuses on developing globally and socially aware leaders who have sound analytical, problem-solving and communication skills. The faculty provides a balance between theory and practice, and students are encouraged to participate in internships to develop practical experience in the field.

Enhancing the Academic Experience

BCThe management information systems program encourages our students to take advantage of the many on-campus student organizations and study abroad opportunities offered through the School of business. Joining an on-campus organization like the Business Club, allows business students to meet one another, seek leadership positions, and network with experienced business faculty and community leaders.

DMDParticipation in the Business Club and Delta Mu Delta Business Honor Society is strongly encouraged. Through these organizations, students ply their skills while working on organization sponsored projects and events that are designed for the purpose of helping those less fortunate in the local community.

Networking with the local business community is possible through these student organizations, by attending the Mexican American Business Institute (MABI), the Free Trade Alliance, World Affairs Council, and Chamber of Commerce events, key supporters of the HEBSBA Business Plan Competition. With over 90 sister schools, UIW provides students an eclectic array of options for doing study abroad. Students have had enriching study abroad experiences in a number of exciting countries including, China, Korea, France, Germany, the Czech Republic, Italy, the U.K., Korea, and Greece. View all study abroad opportunities.

Learning Outcomes
  1. Use critical thinking skills to analyze business situations.
  2. Apply the learning experience to real world situations.
  3. Become more globally and socially aware.
  4. Develop skills in leadership, communication, and team building.
  5. Understand functional areas of business and key concepts, theories, and practices critical to the concentration.
  6. Understand information technology and its role in organizations.
  7. Appreciate diversity in workplace settings and comprehend its impact on the business environment.
  8. Become knowledgeable about individual and group dynamics within organizations.
  9. Understand general systems theory, information theory, modeling and cognitive constructivism.
Curriculum

To fulfill requirements for award of a BBA degree a student must complete 45 semester hours of core courses:

Management Info Systems 4 year degree plan

Department Course Number Course Name
ACCT 2311 Principles of Accounting I
ACCT 2312 Principles of Accounting II
ECON 2301 Principles of Macroeconomics
ECON 2302 Principles of Microeconomics
MIS 2321 Introduction to Information Systems
MIS 2325 Personal Productivity Applications
BMGT 3370 Business Statistics
BMGT 3371 Management Science
BINT 3331 International Business Management
BLAW 3317 Business Law
BMKT 3331 Principles of Marketing
BMGT 3340 Management Theory & Practice
BFIN 3321 Principles of Financial Management
BMGT 4380 Integrative Business Analysis and Decision Making I
BMGT 4381 Integrative Business Analysis and Decision Making II
Management Information Systems Concentration

To fulfill the requirements for the Management Information Systems concentration, the student must complete the following 18 semester hours:

A. 15 semester hours from the following:

Department Course Number Course Name
MIS 3362 System Analysis & Specification
MIS 3363 Design & Implementation of Databases & Systems
MIS 4310 iOS App Development & Management
MIS 4320 Android App Development & Management
MIS 4363 E-Business Strategy, Architecture & Design

B. 3 semester hours from the following:

Department Course Number Course Name
BMGT 4346 System & Quality Management
BMGT 4373 Operations Management
MIS 3367 Introduction to Networks & Telecommunications
MIS 4370 Project Management
MIS 4399 Special Topics
Minor in Management Information Systems

To fulfill the requirements for the Minor in M.I.S., the student must complete 15 semester hours .

A. 12 semester hours from the following:

Department Course Number Course Name
MIS 2321 Introduction to Information Systems
MIS 2325 Personal Productivity Applications
MIS 3362 System Analysis & Specification
MIS 3363 Design & Implementation of Databases & Systems

B. 3 semester hours from the following:

Department Course Number Course Name
MIS 4363 E-Business Strategy, Architecture & Design
BMGT 4370 Project Management
MIS 4399 Special Topics
For more information, please contact:

Dr. Angelina Kiser
MIS Coordinatoracbsplogo_000
University of the Incarnate Word
4301 Broadway, CPO 27
San Antonio, Texas 78209
(210) 829-3176
akiser@uiwtx.edu

Business programs in the H-E-B School of Business and Administration are accredited by The Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs.The University of the Incarnate Word is accredited by the Commission on Colleges, Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097, telephone 404-679-4500, Web site: www.sacscoc.org.