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2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Management Information Systems

Management Information Systems (B.S.B.)

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Total Semester Hours Required for the Degree: 120 semester hours

An accelerated BS/MS in Cybersecurity program for this major is available. Detailed information is available in the Graduate School catalog:



The Management Information Systems (MIS) major prepares students to design, develop, and manage information systems within organizations.  MIS majors develop a foundation of business knowledge and skills that is complemented by more in-depth study of information technology.  All MIS majors complete a core of courses that provide a foundation in programming constructs, information systems theory, networking, systems analysis, database, web and ERP systems and also select electives for more specialized study. 

The BSB in Management Information Systems comprises:

  1. 43 semester hours in general education;
  2. 38 semester hours in the business core;
  3. 27 semester hours in major courses and
  4. 12 semester hours in electives.

Plus four courses (12 credits) selected from MIS Major Electives.

At least three of the courses (9 credits) must have the MIS prefix. A maximum of three credits total from MIS 3970 and MIS 4275 may be applied as an MIS major elective.


Calculation of the major GPA is based on courses taken at EIU with the prefix BUS and MIS and approved MIS major elective courses with the prefix OSC.

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