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Management Information Systems (AS)

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  • Program Prerequisite: Most business and economics courses with numbers above 3000 require formal admission to the John B. Goddard School of Business & Economics and completion of ENGL 2010  or ENGL 2015 , MATH 1090  or equivalent, ACTG 2010 , ACTG 2020 , BSAD 4620  , ECON 2010 , ECON 2020 , MIS 2010 , and QUAN 2600 . These nine courses are referred to collectively as “Liberal Support” and “Business Foundations.” All MIS courses numbered above 3000 require Business Foundations except MIS 3210  and MIS 3610 . (Refer to the John B. Goddard School of Business & Economics Requirements .)
  • Grade Requirements: Even though a minimum grade of “C-” will be accepted in courses used to satisfy the associate’s degree requirements, an overall GPA of 2.5 or higher is required.
  • Credit Hour Requirements: A total of 60 credit hours is required; a minimum of 25 of these is required within the AS program.
  • Program Code: 4045AS
  • CIPC: 521201


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Admission Requirements

Acceptance to the John B. Goddard School of Business & Economics is required for students pursuing a Bachelor of Science or Associates of Science as well as students pursuing minors in Accounting or Economics. To be admitted, students must register for BSAD 2899 . Students may obtain information regarding admissions from the Goddard School Advising Center, WB 211, (801) 626-6534.

General Education

Refer to Degree Requirements  for Associate of Science requirements. The following courses required for the Management Information Systems associates will also satisfy general education requirements: ENGL 2010  or ENGL 2015  (Composition); MATH 1050  or MATH 1090  (Quantitative Literacy); ECON 2010  or ECON 2020  (Social Science); ECON 1740  is recommended to fulfill the Senate Bill Requirement in American Institutions. MIS 1100 SS - The Digital Society , is recommended to fulfill a general education requirement in Social Science.

Program Learning Outcomes

  • Be able to use data to improve business decision making
  • Be capable of developing and implementing information systems
  • Be able to gather and organize relevant data and information to identify issues and problems to draw logical conclusions

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