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Course ID:MIST 2090. 3 hours.
Course Title:Introduction to Information Systems in Business
Course
Description:
Concepts related to leading information technology-enabled change in business, including fundamentals of information systems, business process improvement, business and data modeling, project management, and intensive spreadsheet utilization.
Athena Title:Intro to Info Systems Business
Equivalent Courses:Not open to students with credit in MIST 2090H, MIST 2090E
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:MIST 2090H. 3 hours.
Course Title:Introduction to Information Systems in Business (Honors)
Course
Description:
Computer concepts and information technology in business, including hardware and software concepts, fundamentals of information systems, telecommunications, and business-related software packages.
Athena Title:Intro Info Systems Business H
Equivalent Courses:Not open to students with credit in MIST 2090, MIST 2090E
Prerequisite:Permission of Honors
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:MIST 2090E. 3 hours.
Course Title:Introduction to Information Systems in Business
Course
Description:
Concepts related to leading information technology-enabled change in business, including fundamentals of information systems, business process improvement, business and data modeling, project management, and intensive spreadsheet utilization.
Athena Title:Intro to Info Systems Business
Equivalent Courses:Not open to students with credit in MIST 2090, MIST 2090H
Nontraditional Format:This course will be taught 95% or more online.
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:MIST 4000. 3 hours.
Course Title:Data Literacy in Business
Course
Description:
The foundations for analyzing and understanding data-oriented problems, decomposing them, and expressing them in a form for computational analysis. This involves the acquisition, manipulation, analysis, and visual representation of data to provide insights into a particular problem and support decision making. While the proximate goal is to improve data analytics skills, the ultimate goal is to equip students with superior decision-making skills.
Athena Title:Data Literacy in Business
Nontraditional Format:Solutions will be created by leveraging a data querying tool (SQL) and by using a general purpose high-level data analytics language.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:MIST 4501. 3 hours.
Course Title:Introduction to Leading Edge Web Technology
Course
Description:
Using latest methods and tools, students will combine existing Web services in unique ways. A key premise is that Web technology has advanced such that surprisingly useful applications can be developed with no more technical background than that of an average Facebook or email user. Examines the wider societal implications.
Athena Title:Intro to Leading Edge Web Tech
Prerequisite:MIST 2090 or MIST 2090E or MIST 2090H or permission of department
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:MIST 4550/6550. 3 hours.
Course Title:Energy Informatics
Course
Description:
Energy Informatics involves analyzing, designing, and implementing systems to increase the efficiency of energy demand and supply systems. This requires the collection and analysis of data used to optimize energy distribution and consumption networks. Students will leverage the necessary information systems competencies and multi-disciplinary knowledge to increase societal energy efficiency.
Athena Title:ENERGY INFORMATICS
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:MIST 4600E. 3 hours.
Course Title:Computer Programming in Business
Course
Description:
Introduction to computer programming using an object-oriented language, top-down design, structured programming, and debugging, testing, and implementation.
Athena Title:Computer Programming Business
Equivalent Courses:Not open to students with credit in MIST 4600
Nontraditional Format:This course will be taught 95% or more online.
Prerequisite:MIST 2090 or MIST 2090E or MIST 2090H
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:MIST 4600. 3 hours.
Course Title:Computer Programming in Business
Course
Description:
Introduction to computer programming using an object-oriented language, top-down design, structured programming, and debugging, testing, and implementation.
Athena Title:Computer Programming Business
Equivalent Courses:Not open to students with credit in MIST 4600E
Prerequisite:MIST 2090 or MIST 2090E or MIST 2090H
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:MIST 4610. 3 hours.
Course Title:Data Managment and Analytics
Course
Description:
Data management, including database design, development, access, and administration. Provides foundations of data analytics, including data visualization and data mining.
Athena Title:Data Management and Analytics
Equivalent Courses:Not open to students with credit in MIST 4610E
Prerequisite:MIST 2090 or MIST 2090E or MIST 2090H
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:MIST 4610E. 3 hours.
Course Title:Data Management and Analytics
Course
Description:
Data management, including database design, development, access, and administration. Provides foundations of data analytics, including data visualization and data mining.
Athena Title:Data Management and Analytics
Equivalent Courses:Not open to students with credit in MIST 4610
Nontraditional Format:This course will be taught 95% or more online.
Prerequisite:MIST 2090 or MIST 2090E or MIST 2090H
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:MIST 4620S. 3 hours.
Course Title:Systems Analysis and Design
Course
Description:
Emphasis on development of business application systems using object-oriented and structured analysis tools and techniques for describing processes, use cases, data structures, system objects, file designs, input and output designs, and program specifications. Includes a service-learning project with requirements gathering, planning, and development of a prototype for an internal/external client.
Athena Title:Systems Analysis and Design
Equivalent Courses:Not open to students with credit in MIST 4620
Nontraditional Format:Course includes a service-learning project during the semester that either employs skills or knowledge learned in the course or teaches new skills or knowledge related to course objectives. Student engagement in the service-learning component will be up to 25% of overall instruction time.
Prerequisite:MIST 4630 with a minimum grade of C (2.0) and (MIST 5740 or MIST 5740S) with a minimum grade of C (2.0)
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:MIST 4630. 3 hours.
Course Title:Developing Secure Applications in the Cloud
Course
Description:
This course will help students bring together much of their learning about technology to get a bigger picture view of how information systems work. Students will learn about network application development using current development languages and platforms. Concepts include: application development strategies and techniques, security-first development, web technology platforms, a web development language, and cloud computing. Projects will involve development of full stack networked applications using databases, web services, and other modern tech components.
Athena Title:Secure Cloud Development
Prerequisite:MIST 4600 or MIST 4600E with a minimum grade of C and MIST 4610 or MIST 4610E with a minimum grade of C
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall and spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:MIST 4700. 3 hours.
Course Title:Financial Technologies
Course
Description:
Examines the information and communication tools, technologies, and standards integral to consumer, merchant, and enterprise services in the payments and financial service sectors. Explores technology's role in reshaping FinTech businesses. Technologies span messaging, communication networks and gateways, core processing, mobile and online software, and application program interfaces (APIs).
Athena Title:Financial Technologies
Prerequisite:BUSN 3700
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:MIST 4800. 3 hours.
Course Title:Management Information Systems Internship or Cooperative Education
Course
Description:
Students are permitted to enter businesses, governmental agencies, or other organizations for the purposes of obtaining practical and applied information systems experience. A paper or suitable project associated with a description and analysis of this experience is required.
Athena Title:MIS Internship or Co-op Ed
Equivalent Courses:Not open to students with credit in MIST 4801, MIST 4802
Nontraditional Format:This course is designated for undergraduate internship and does not meet formally.
Prerequisite:MIST 5750 and MIST 4610 and permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
       
Course ID:MIST 4801. 3 hours.
Course Title:Internship in Data Analytics
Course
Description:
Students are permitted to enter businesses, governmental agencies, or other organizations for the purposes of obtaining practical and applied data analytics experience. A paper or suitable project associated with a description and analysis of this experience is required.
Athena Title:Internship in Data Analytics
Equivalent Courses:Not open to students with credit in MIST 4800, MIST 4802
Nontraditional Format:This course is designated for undergraduate internship and does not meet formally.
Prerequisite:MIST 4610 and permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
       
Course ID:MIST 4802. 3 hours.
Course Title:Internship in Information Security
Course
Description:
Students are permitted to enter businesses, governmental agencies, or other organizations for the purposes of obtaining practical and applied information security management experience. A paper or suitable project associated with a description and analysis of this experience is required.
Athena Title:Internship Information Secur
Equivalent Courses:Not open to students with credit in MIST 4800, MIST 4801
Nontraditional Format:This course is designated for undergraduate internship and does not meet formally.
Prerequisite:Permission of department and MIST 5640 or MIST 5770 or MIST 5775/7775 or MIST 5785
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
       
Course ID:MIST 4803. 3 hours.
Course Title:Internship in FinTech
Course
Description:
Students are permitted to enter businesses, governmental agencies, or other organizations for the purposes of obtaining practical and applied FinTech experience. A paper or suitable project associated with a description and analysis of this experience is required.
Athena Title:Internship in FinTech
Nontraditional Format:This course is designated for undergraduate internship and does not meet formally.
Prerequisite:BUSN 3700
Grading System:S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
       
Course ID:MIST 4960R. 1-6 hours. Repeatable for maximum 16 hours credit.
Course Title:Faculty-Mentored Undergraduate Research I
Course
Description:
Faculty-supervised independent or collaborative inquiry into fundamental and applied problems within a discipline that requires students to gather, analyze, synthesize, and interpret data and to present results in writing and other relevant communication formats.
Athena Title:Undergraduate Research I
Nontraditional Format:This course belongs to a progressive research course sequence to promote a student's increasing skill development and depth of inquiry, as well as growing independent research capability. This course requires the close supervision of a faculty member as the student undertakes a systematic and in-depth inquiry into unknown, fundamental, and applied problems. In some cases, the student will work collaboratively as part of a research team. The student will have to apply understanding of the discipline to identify or shape research questions and apply skills and techniques learned to the research project. Students will gather data, synthesize relevant literature, analyze, and interpret data. The student will present results in writing or through participation in research-group or program meetings and meetings with their faculty mentor. The student will receive feedback from the faculty mentor on their research progress and written or oral presentation of results. A minimum of 45 hours of work per credit hour per semester is required.
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:MIST 4970R. 1-6 hours. Repeatable for maximum 8 hours credit.
Course Title:Faculty-Mentored Undergraduate Research II
Course
Description:
Faculty-supervised independent or collaborative inquiry into fundamental and applied problems within a discipline that requires students to gather, analyze, synthesize, and interpret data and to present results in writing and other relevant communication formats.
Athena Title:Undergraduate Research II
Nontraditional Format:These courses belong to a progressive research course sequence to promote a student's increasing skill development and depth of inquiry, as well as growing independent research capability. The courses require the close supervision of a faculty member as the student undertakes a systematic and in-depth inquiry into unknown, fundamental, and applied problems. In some cases, the student will work collaboratively as part of a research team. The student will have to apply understanding of the discipline to identify or shape research questions and apply skills and techniques learned to the research project. Students will gather data, synthesize relevant literature, analyze, and interpret data. The student will present results in writing or through participation in research-group or program meetings and meetings with their faculty mentor. The student will receive feedback from the faculty mentor on their research progress and written or oral presentation of results. A minimum of 45 hours of work per credit hour per semester is required.
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:MIST 4980R. 1-6 hours. Repeatable for maximum 8 hours credit.
Course Title:Faculty-Mentored Undergraduate Research III
Course
Description:
Faculty-supervised independent or collaborative inquiry into fundamental and applied problems within a discipline that requires students to gather, analyze, synthesize, and interpret data and to present results in writing and other relevant communication formats.
Athena Title:Undergraduate Research III
Nontraditional Format:These courses belong to a progressive research course sequence to promote a student's increasing skill development and depth of inquiry, as well as growing independent research capability. The courses require the close supervision of a faculty member as the student undertakes a systematic and in-depth inquiry into unknown, fundamental, and applied problems. In some cases, the student will work collaboratively as part of a research team. The student will have to apply understanding of the discipline to identify or shape research questions and apply skills and techniques learned to the research project. Students will gather data, synthesize relevant literature, analyze, and interpret data. The student will present results in writing or through participation in research-group or program meetings and meetings with their faculty mentor. The student will receive feedback from the faculty mentor on their research progress and written or oral presentation of results. A minimum of 45 hours of work per credit hour per semester is required.
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:MIST 4990R. 1-6 hours. Repeatable for maximum 8 hours credit.
Course Title:Undergraduate Research Thesis (or Final Project)
Course
Description:
Faculty-supervised independent or collaborative inquiry into fundamental and applied problems within a discipline that requires students to gather, analyze, synthesize, and interpret data. Students will write or produce a thesis or other professional capstone product, such as a report or portfolio that describes their systematic and in-depth inquiry.
Athena Title:Undergraduate Thesis
Nontraditional Format:This is a capstone course under the direct supervision of a faculty member. This course may be the culmination of the 4960R- 4980R sequence. Students will write a thesis or other professional capstone product, such as a report or portfolio, that describes their systematic and in-depth inquiry into an unknown, fundamental, or applied problem. The thesis or capstone product is written in close collaboration with the faculty member and must be approved by that faculty member and/or the department. The student will apply understanding of the discipline to identify or shape the research question and apply skills and techniques learned to complete the research project. The student will have gathered data, synthesized relevant literature and materials, analyzed, and interpreted data. The student will demonstrate in writing the contribution of their work to the discovery and interpretation of knowledge significant to their field of study. The student will have presented results in the form of a properly formatted, professionally rigorous thesis document or other appropriate professional capstone product and through the formal presentation of the thesis or product to faculty and peers during an approved event. The student will receive feedback from the faculty member on the overall execution of their thesis project, the written thesis, and their presentation.
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:MIST 5600. 1-3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 9 hours credit.
Course Title:Special Topics in Management Information Systems
Course
Description:
The management information systems field evolves rapidly and covers many topic areas. Recent developments in areas such as office automation, data communications, and the implementation of management information systems.
Athena Title:Special Topics in MIS
Prerequisite:(MIST 4600 or MIST 4600E) and (MIST 4610 or MIST 4610E)
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:MIST 5620. 3 hours.
Course Title:Business Intelligence
Course
Description:
Business intelligence provides the highest level of information support to aid the manager in the decision-making process. This course provides the skills necessary to conceptualize, build, and implement systems utilizing business intelligence in organizations.
Athena Title:Business Intelligence
Prerequisite:(MIST 4610 or MIST 4610E) and (BUSN 4000 or BUSN 4000E)
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:MIST 5640. 3 hours.
Course Title:IT Infrastructure 
Course
Description:
Concepts, design, implementation, and security of network-based IT infrastructure. The course is organized around the OSI model, with an emphasis on Internet-centric backbones and pipes, TCP/IP applications, cloud infrastructure, digital services, and security. Also covers capacity planning, architecture, virtualization, and scaling of IT infrastructure, applications, and services.
Athena Title:IT Infrastructure
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:MIST 5670. 3 hours.
Course Title:Information Systems Leadership
Course
Description:
The issues and management techniques involved in administering the Information System/Resource activities in an organization. The focus is on computer-based resources and IS development activities. Management of IS professionals, development and management of project teams, user-professional relationships, emerging technologies, and planning processes. A sociotechnical perspective is emphasized.
Athena Title:Information Systems Leadership
Prerequisite:MIST 5750 or MIST 5750E
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:MIST 5710. 3 hours.
Course Title:Advanced Business Application Software
Course
Description:
A variety of types of business application software that enable the student to be personally productive in the workplace by being able to gather data, analyze it, and present it to others. Students are expected to use programming and database skills to carry out these activities.
Athena Title:Advanced Business App Software
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:MIST 5720. 3 hours.
Course Title:Digital Innovation and Entrepreneurship
Course
Description:
Deep analysis of new business models involving innovative digital technologies, hands-on exercises with new generations of technologies, and innovation projects where students apply technologies to business problems. Creative exploration, critical thinking, and intense collaboration and interaction. Students must understand how digital technologies can be creatively applied to generate business value.
Athena Title:Digital Innovation
Nontraditional Format:equires active student participation, hands-on exercises, and multiple projects.
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:MIST 5730. 3 hours.
Course Title:Advanced Data Management and Analytics
Course
Description:
Provides students with knowledge of emerging technical issues related to data science, along with experience of diverse methods and technologies related to all aspects of data science, from data collection to optimization.
Athena Title:Adv Data Mgmt and Analytics
Prerequisite:(MIST 4600 or MIST 4600E) and (MIST 4610 or MIST 4610E)
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:MIST 5740S. 3 hours.
Course Title:Project Management
Course
Description:
Aspects of project management with regard to leadership, managerial processes, and tools essential to successful project completion. Service-learning project includes application of skills and knowledge learned in the course. Hands-on project resulting in the conceptualization, design, prototyping, and development of a software system for an external/internal client.
Athena Title:Project Management
Nontraditional Format:Course includes a service-learning project during the semester that either employs skills or knowledge learned in the course or teaches new skills or knowledge related to course objectives. Student engagement in the service-learning component will be up to 25% of overall instruction time.
Prerequisite:MIST 5750 or MIST 5750E
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:MIST 5750E. 3 hours.
Course Title:Business Process Management
Course
Description:
Modeling business work systems, with focus on processes and the information technology (IT) to support business processes. The focus is on using IT to create, automate, and integrate business processes. Major topics covered: modeling work systems, major business processes and their relationships, modeling tools, business process/application integration approaches, creating and managing a business process using business process management software.
Athena Title:Business Process Management
Equivalent Courses:Not open to students with credit in MIST 5750
Nontraditional Format:This course will be taught 95% or more online.
Prerequisite:MIST 2090 or MIST 2090E or MIST 2090H
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:MIST 5750. 3 hours.
Course Title:Business Process Management
Course
Description:
Modeling business work systems with focus on processes and the information technology (IT) to support business processes. The focus is on using IT to create, automate, and integrate business processes. Major topics covered: modeling work systems, major business processes and their relationships, modeling tools, business process/application integration approaches, creating and managing a business process using business process management software.
Athena Title:Business Process Management
Equivalent Courses:Not open to students with credit in MIST 5750E
Prerequisite:MIST 2090 or MIST 2090E or MIST 2090H
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:MIST 5770. 3 hours.
Course Title:Information Security Management
Course
Description:
Cybersecurity and information systems governance, risk, and compliance are areas of great importance to organizations. The course relates these areas to creating and preserving organizational value and assets. Integration is accomplished through case readings and consultation-oriented presentations. Work outside class and teleconferences with working professionals (such as consultants) are required.
Athena Title:Information Security Mgmt
Nontraditional Format:Students will receive a case in class and, during the next class period, will present their findings and solution to a representative from the company/firm who created the case. Also, they will have to commit to a 30-45 minute teleconference/meeting once per week during the last half of the semester.
Prerequisite:(MIST 4610 or MIST 4610E) and (MIST 5750 or MIST 5750E)
Pre or Corequisite:MIST 5740 or MIST 5740S
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall and spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:MIST 5780. 3 hours.
Course Title:Globalization and Information Systems
Course
Description:
Introduction to globalization and its linkage with information technology. Topics covered include globalization strategies; cultural and structural issues impacting the development, adoption, and use of IT; offshore sourcing; the digital divide; and e-readiness.
Athena Title:Globalization and Info Systems
Prerequisite:MIST 2090 or MIST 2090E or MIST 2090H
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:MIST 5790. 3 hours.
Course Title:Advanced Business Process Management
Course
Description:
Focuses on implementing IT-Facilitated Business Processes. The primary outcome is to enable students to implement and manage a business process using business process management software. Students will apply four core models that guide the development of process-based systems: Business Process, Business Decision, Service-Oriented Architecture, and Business Data Model.
Athena Title:Adv Business Process Mgmt
Prerequisite:(MIST 5750 or MIST 5750E) and (MIST 4610 or MIST 4610E)
Pre or Corequisite:MIST 4600 or MIST 4600E
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:MIST 5900. 1-3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 3 hours credit.
Course Title:Research in Management Information Systems (MIS)
Course
Description:
A research-intensive course requiring an original and independent research paper/project on a management information systems (MIS)-related topic under the supervision of a faculty member.
Athena Title:Research in MIS
Nontraditional Format:Directed research and study done independently of a regularly scheduled class.
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:MIST 5990. 1-6 hours. Repeatable for maximum 9 hours credit.
Course Title:Directed Study
Course
Description:
Directed study in management information systems topics, giving particular attention to specialized problems in an area related to a student's academic interests.
Athena Title:DIRECTED STUDY
Nontraditional Format:Directed study.
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:MIST 6090. 1-3 hours.
Course Title:Management Information Systems
Course
Description:
Use of information systems technology by managers and professionals to improve organizational performance, group work, and personal productivity. Decision support software and database query systems are used to support a case-based approach to learning. For students in the two-year MBA program.
Athena Title:MGT INFO SYSTEMS
Equivalent Courses:Not open to students with credit in MGMT 6090
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:MIST 6360. 1.5 hours.
Course Title:Introduction to Business Analytics
Course
Description:
Provides students with knowledge of the organizational context for data science, along with the architectural, methodological, governance, and ethical issues surrounding it.
Athena Title:Intro to Business Analytics
Prerequisite:(MSIT 3000 or MSIT 3000H or MSIT 3000E or BUSN 3000 or BUSN 3000E or BUSN 3000H) and (BUSN 4000 or BUSN 4000E)
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:MIST 6380. 3 hours.
Course Title:Advanced Data Management and Analytics
Course
Description:
Provides students with knowledge of emerging technical issues related to data science, along with experience of diverse methods and technologies related to all aspects of data science, from data collection to optimization.
Athena Title:Adv Data Mgmt and Analytics
Equivalent Courses:Not open to students with credit in MIST 6380E
Prerequisite:MIST 7600 or MIST 4610 or MIST 4610E
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:MIST 6380E. 3 hours.
Course Title:Advanced Data Management and Analytics
Course
Description:
Provides students with knowledge of emerging technical issues related to data science, along with experience of diverse methods and technologies related to all aspects of data science, from data collection to optimization.
Athena Title:Adv Data Mgmt and Analytics
Equivalent Courses:Not open to students with credit in MIST 6380
Nontraditional Format:This course will be taught 95% or more online.
Prerequisite:MIST 7600 or MIST 4610 or MIST 4610E
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:MIST 7300. 1-3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 9 hours credit.
Course Title:Master's Thesis
Course
Description:
Thesis writing under the direction of the major professor.
Athena Title:MASTER'S THESIS
Nontraditional Format:Independent research and thesis preparation.
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
       
Course ID:MIST 7500E. 3 hours.
Course Title:Digital Business Technology
Course
Description:
Introduction to the technologies and business uses of the digital networks. Provides a broad spectrum overview of major Internet-related topics and their use in a business environment. Topics include: introduction to business modeling and strategy, supporting business requirements with digital technologies, network infrastructure issues, basic digital network application technologies. A basic level of HTML/CSS and Java skills will be developed. We will explore and gain hands- on experience with trending internet topics.
Athena Title:Digital Business Technology
Nontraditional Format:This course will be taught 95% or more online.
Prerequisite:CSCI 1301-1301L or permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:MIST 7510E. 3 hours.
Course Title:Database Management
Course
Description:
Provides a basic understanding of data management in organizations and, specifically, the design and use of database systems. Main topics include data modeling, relational databases, structured query language, database structure, storage, and integrity. In addition, recent developments related to big data (and tools for their analysis) will be introduced.
Athena Title:Database Management
Equivalent Courses:Not open to students with credit in or MIST 7600
Nontraditional Format:This course will be taught 95% or more online.
Prerequisite:CSCI 1301-1301L or permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:MIST 7520E. 3 hours.
Course Title:Project Management
Course
Description:
Fundamentals and practical aspects of project management, especially with regard to managing software development in an e-commerce environment.
Athena Title:Project Management
Nontraditional Format:This course will be taught 95% or more online.
Prerequisite:MIST 7530E and MIST 7570E
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:MIST 7530E. 3 hours.
Course Title:Object Oriented Systems Analysis
Course
Description:
Principles and application of object oriented design and systems analysis for enterprise applications. Emphasis on the use of modeling tools such as UML to design and build solutions to information technology problems involving a multitier architecture and distributed processing.
Athena Title:Object Oriented Systems Analys
Prerequisite:MIST 7500E and MIST 7510E
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:MIST 7540. 3 hours.
Course Title:Web Design and Usability
Course
Description:
Basic principles of design, information architecture, page layout, color principles, and the use of color. Technology and design principles of Web page construction. HTML, XHTML cascading style sheets (CSS) and JavaScript. Detailed examination of the document object model. Client-side scripting with javascript.
Athena Title:WEB DESIGN USABILTY
Equivalent Courses:Not open to students with credit in MIST 7640
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:MIST 7540E. 3 hours.
Course Title:User Experience Strategy
Course
Description:
The importance of user experience design and how it relates to and affects the strategy of a firm. Students learn to model customer interactive behavior for design success. Basic skills learned for implementing user experience design include design concepts, information architecture, page layout, color principles, typography, the use of color, and content decisions.
Athena Title:User Experience Strategy
Equivalent Courses:Not open to students with credit in MIST 7540
Nontraditional Format:This course will be taught 95% or more online.
Corequisite:MIST 7590 or MIST 7590E
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:MIST 7550E. 3 hours.
Course Title:Digital Transformation Strategy
Course
Description:
Introduces students to the general notion of digital business strategy and teaches them the management and marketing concepts and procedures that apply to digital business. Specific topics will include principles of digital business, attracting visitors, promotion, distribution, service, pricing, branding, advertising, consumer behavior, measuring effectiveness, societal effects, disintermediation, reintermediation, and strategy implementation. Case studies and projects are used extensively.
Athena Title:Digital Transform Strategy
Equivalent Courses:Not open to students with credit in MIST 7550
Nontraditional Format:This course will be taught 95% or more online.
Corequisite:MIST 7591 or MIST 7591E
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:MIST 7550. 3 hours.
Course Title:Digital Transformation Strategy
Course
Description:
This course introduces the students to the general notion of electronic commerce and teaches them the management and marketing concepts and procedures that apply to electronic commerce. Specific topics will include principles of electronic commerce, attracting visitors, promotion, distribution, service, pricing, branding, advertising, consumer behavior, measuring effectiveness, societal effects, disintermediation, reintermediation, and strategy implementation. Case studies and projects are used extensively.
Athena Title:DIGITAL TRANSFORM
Equivalent Courses:Not open to students with credit in MIST 7650
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:MIST 7570E. 3 hours.
Course Title:Internet Programming I
Course
Description:
Introduction to Java Web applications using servlets and JavaServer pages (JSP). Basic servlet programming, accessing form data, database access using JDBC, Java Standard Tag Library (JSTL), security, and authentication. Deployment and administration of an application server such as Apache Tomcat. Use of an IDE to develop and deploy applications.
Athena Title:Internet Programming I
Prerequisite:MIST 7500E and MIST 7510E
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:MIST 7590. 4 hours. Repeatable for maximum 8 hours credit.
Course Title:Technology Capstone Project
Course
Description:
Consultation with a client to determine the software need. Planning and design for an enterprise application to satisfy client needs. Initial stages of software development and testing. Project planning and management. Interim reporting. Instruction on cutting edge topics in Web design and Web software development.
Athena Title:Technology Capstone Project
Equivalent Courses:Not open to students with credit in MIST 7590E
Nontraditional Format:The project concludes with a working e-commerce Web application developed by the team and a presentation of this application to the sponsor, faculty, other students, and the public.
Prerequisite:MIST 7520E and MIST 7530E and MIST 7570E and MIST 7571E
Corequisite:MIST 7540 or MIST 7540E
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:MIST 7590E. 3 hours.
Course Title:Technology Capstone Project
Course
Description:
Consultation with a client to determine the digital, networked application need. Planning and design for a digital, networked application to satisfy client needs. Initial stages of software development and testing. Project planning and management. Interim reporting. Instruction on cutting edge topics in web design and web software development.
Athena Title:Technology Capstone Project
Equivalent Courses:Not open to students with credit in MIST 7590
Nontraditional Format:This course will be taught 95% or more online.
Prerequisite:MIST 7520E and MIST 7530E and MIST 7570E and MIST 7571E
Corequisite:MIST 7540 or MIST 7540E
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:MIST 7600. 3 hours.
Course Title:Data Management and Analytics
Course
Description:
This course covers data management (including database design, development, access, and administration) and provides foundations of data analytics (including data visualization and data mining).
Athena Title:Data Management and Analytics
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:MIST 7601. 1.5 hours.
Course Title:Data Management
Course
Description:
Issues and principles of managing organizational data. Concepts and skills for developing, accessing, and administering databases. Experience in developing data models, relational databases, and formulating and executing queries.
Athena Title:DATA MANAGEMENT
Equivalent Courses:Not open to students with credit in MIST 7600
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall and spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:MIST 7640. 1.5 hours.
Course Title:Networking Technology
Course
Description:
The application of data communications and networking technology to support the organizational information systems mission. Communication architectures and protocols, along with current commercial offerings, equipment, software, network design principles, and network management techniques.
Athena Title:NETWORK TECHNOLOGY
Equivalent Courses:Not open to students with credit in MGMT 7640
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:MIST 7680. 1-1.5 hours.
Course Title:Globalization and Information Systems
Course
Description:
The interrelationship between globalization and information systems. Technological and social factors supporting and inhibiting globalization. National culture. Managing a global Information System (IS) project, the global IS manager, the global IS professional, working in culturally diverse IS teams, implementing IS projects in diverse cultures. Globalization and electronic commerce.
Athena Title:GLOBALIZATION & IS
Prerequisite:MIST 6080 or MIST 6090
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:MIST 7690. 1-3 hours.
Course Title:Business Process Management
Course
Description:
Modeling business work systems with focus on processes and the information technology (IT) to support business processes. The focus is on using IT to create, automate, and integrate business processes. Major topics covered include modeling work systems, major business processes and their relationships, modeling tools, business process/application integration approaches, and creating and managing a business process using business process management software.
Athena Title:Business Process Management
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:MIST 7700. 3 hours.
Course Title:Advanced Data Management
Course
Description:
SGML, XML and associated technologies, XML implementations, XML tools, XML data management, business uses and applications of XML, data synchronization technologies, and managing data synchronization systems.
Athena Title:ADVANCED DATA MGMT
Prerequisite:MIST 7510 or MIST 7600
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:MIST 7720. 1.5 hours.
Course Title:Emerging Analytical Technologies, Platforms, and Applications
Course
Description:
There is a need to store and analyze Big Data. Specialized analytical platforms have emerged to provide the performance needed to analyze this and other data. Tightly integrated applications are available that facilitate the use of analytics for specific purposes. Includes the latest technologies, platforms, and applications.
Athena Title:EMERGING TECH-APPS
Prerequisite:MIST 7600 and MIST 7770 or permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:MIST 7770. 3 hours.
Course Title:Business Intelligence and Analytics
Course
Description:
Business Intelligence (BI) and analytics are used to support decision making and enhance organization performance. Students learn concepts and terminology, various kinds of applications, how to build and use the BI and analytics infrastructure, and different data access and analysis tools. Learning is supported by software projects and assignments and case studies.
Athena Title:Bus Intelligence and Analytics
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:MIST 7810. 1.5 hours.
Course Title:Advanced Business Applications
Course
Description:
The effective use of spreadsheet software. Electronic spreadsheet software is a powerful application program. It includes management tools for many applications, especially in accounting, finance, forecasting, budgeting, cash flow projections, and others. Hands-on learning is emphasized.
Athena Title:ADV BUSINESS APPS
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall and spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:MIST 7990. 1-6 hours. Repeatable for maximum 39 hours credit.
Course Title:Directed Study
Course
Description:
Directed study in management information systems topics, giving particular attention to specialized problems in an area related to a student's academic interests.
Athena Title:Directed Study
Nontraditional Format:Directed study.
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Not offered on a regular basis.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:MIST 8990. 1-9 hours. Repeatable for maximum 40 hours credit.
Course Title:Directed Study
Course
Description:
Directed study in management or management information systems topics, giving particular attention to specialized problems in an area related to a student's academic interests.
Athena Title:DIRECTED STUDY
Nontraditional Format:Directed study.
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:MIST 9000. 1-9 hours. Repeatable for maximum 15 hours credit.
Course Title:Doctoral Research
Course
Description:
Research while enrolled for a doctoral degree under the direction of faculty members.
Athena Title:DOCTORAL RESEARCH
Nontraditional Format:Independent research under the direction of a faculty member.
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
       
Course ID:MIST 9300. 1-12 hours. Repeatable for maximum 30 hours credit.
Course Title:Doctoral Dissertation
Course
Description:
Dissertation writing under the direction of the major professor.
Athena Title:DOCT DISSERTATION
Nontraditional Format:Independent research and preparation of the doctoral dissertation.
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
       
Course ID:MIST 9700. 1-3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 9 hours credit.
Course Title:Management Information Systems Research Seminar I
Course
Description:
The management information systems (MIS) research literature. It explores applicable research theories and frameworks, research concepts, and exemplary MIS research.
Athena Title:MIS Research I
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:MIST 9710. 3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 9 hours credit.
Course Title:Organizational Level Theories in Information Systems
Course
Description:
An overview of organizational theories with specific emphasis on information systems.
Athena Title:ORG LEVEL THEORIES
Equivalent Courses:Not open to students with credit in MGMT 9710
Prerequisite:MIST 9700
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:MIST 9740. 3 hours.
Course Title:PHD Qualitative Research Seminar
Course
Description:
Development of knowledge and skills in the application and use of qualitative research techniques. A survey of the methodological literature on qualitative research methods paired with appropriate article-length exemplars in the information systems domain.
Athena Title:PHD QUAL RESEARCH
Pre or Corequisite:MIST 9700
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every even-numbered year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:MIST 9750. 3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 6 hours credit.
Course Title:Individual Level Theories in Information Systems
Course
Description:
An overview of research on individual behavior with specific emphasis on information systems and marketing.
Athena Title:IND LEVEL THEORIES
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every even-numbered year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:MIST 9760. 3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 6 hours credit.
Course Title:Management Information Systems Topics Seminar
Course
Description:
Theories, conceptual issues, empirical papers, and research approaches pertaining to Information Systems (IS) research and its application. Topics vary, but examples are IS-enabled value creation, economics of IS, design science, inter-organizational level IS research, group level IS research, critical and qualitative approaches to IS, and addressing the research needs of practice.
Athena Title:MIS Topics
Prerequisite:MIST 9700
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every even-numbered year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:MIST 9770. 3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 6 hours credit.
Course Title:Research Methods
Course
Description:
Provides students a foundation into the process of conducting scholarly behavioral research in business by examining the philosophy underlying the research process, the development and testing of theories, and the means through which we structure inquiry with particular emphasis given to operationalizations and principles of measurement and to research designs.
Athena Title:Research Methods
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
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