Management Information Systems students learn to design and build information systems that support business processes and use information technologies. They are trained in systems development technical areas and also learn management and interpersonal skills that together form the basis for success in the business world. Visit the MIS website
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Graduates with a knowledge of information technology who can also deal successfully with problems that are broader than technical matters are likely to be successful in today’s business world. Management Information Systems coursework will qualify students for an interesting range of entry-level positions in industry. A sampling:
consultant for an information technology consulting company;
programmer/systems analyst in the information technology division of a large corporation;
internal technology consultant supporting end users;
within a functional department as a systems builder (accounting, marketing, or product design groups), the role might be to combine functional expertise and your systems skills to create information systems that deal with unique departmental tasks;
manager of the technology infrastructure of a small company or a department of a large company;
staff assistant to a senior manager, such as a vice president of information technology;
director of corporate planning.
Specific criteria pertaining to admission to the School of Business Administration, details regarding graduation and degree requirements, course requirements, and course descriptions can be found in the University's General Catalogue, available by visiting the University of Connecticut Website: http://www.uconn.edu
OPIM 3211 - Systems Analysis and Design
OPIM 3220 - Business Software Development
OPIM 3221 - Business Database Systems
OPIM 3222 - Network Design and Applications
Two three-credit OPIM electives from the following list:
Six additional credits beyond the Common Body of Knowledge from Accounting, Finance, Health Systems, Marketing, Operations and Information Management, Real Estate and Urban Economics or Management, or from other subject areas approved by the Student's Academic Advisor.
OPIM 3212 Advanced Information Technologies
OPIM 3223 Advanced Business Application Development
OPIM 4895 Special Topics
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