Computer Information Systems

Management of Information Systems (MIS) Certificate*
27 Semester Credit Hours; Curriculum: 0145

Courses for a Certificate:

Credit Hours

CIS 201 Information Systems for Business

3

CIS 203 Managing Information Systems

3

CIS 204 Introduction to Systems Analysis and Design

3

CIS 205 Documentation and Technical Writing or

3

 

MGT 118 Effective Management Communications

 

CIS 236 Project Management

3

CIS 241 Database Management

3

CNS Elective

3

 

 

 

Select one of the following tracks:

 


a. Database Applications Track


6

 

Select two courses from the following:

 

 

CIS 143 Introduction to SQL

3

 

CIS 145 Database Fundamentals I

4

 

CIS 241 Database Management

3

 

CIS 245 Database Fundamentals II

4

 

CIS 209 Database Programming for PCs

4


b. Programming Applications Track


8

 

Select two courses from the following:

 

 

CIS 180 Introduction to Visual Basic .NET Programming

4

 

Any 200-level programming language course
(CIS 210 Visual Basic .NET Programming for Files and Databases
or
CIS 209 Database Programming for PCs recommended)

4


c. Web Applications Track


7

 

Select two courses from the following:

 

 

CIS 171 Advanced Web Page Development

3

 

CIS 214 Web Site Maintenance and Management
or
CIS 248 Web Database Management or other CIS courses**

4


Total Semester Credit Hours for Certificate:


27

*Prior to pursuing this certificate, it is strongly recommended that the student has successfully completed a computer literacy course (CIS 101, Introduction to Computer Information Systems, or CIS 103, Computer Software and Concepts); CIS 116, Introduction to the MS-Windows Operating System; CAB 135, Electronic Spreadsheeting Using Excel; CAB 140, Database Applications Using Access; a computer programming course (CSC 155, C++; or CSC 156, Java; or CSC 157, Python); CIS 131, Web Page Development; or possesses comparable knowledge.  Credits earned in these courses are not applicable to the certificate.

**Contact Advising Services for a list of acceptable courses.

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