MIS Degree Requirements

So, what goes into getting a degree in MIS? Listed below are the requirements for both the major and minor. Many of the courses can count toward a double major in business or computer programs. Make sure to talk to your advisor.

Please note: though we make every effort to make sure the online versions of these course descriptions are up to date and accurate, there is always the possibility that courses or requirements may change. Please be sure to see our print catalog or talk to your Admissions representative to get the latest information.


Major (43 semester hours)

BA 250, BC 202, BN 204, BN 340, BN 350, BN 370, CS 139, CS 320, CS 333, CS 420

One CS course (3 hours) number 175 or higher and not previously used to meet a requirement in the major

One of BA 270 or MA 135

Any two of MA 132, MA 139, MA 142, MA 150 or any MA course (3 hours) numbered above 150

Note: students with suitable experience may elect to take either CS 175, CS 182 or CS 201 in lieu of CS 139

Minor (28 semester hours)

BA 250, BC 202, BN 204, BN 340, CS 139, CS 320, CS 333

One of the following: BA 270 or MA 135

One of the following: MA 132, MA 142, MA 150 or any MA course numbered above 150

Note: students with suitable experience may elect to take either CS 175, CS 182 or CS 201 in lieu of CS 139 

Academic requirements 

A grade of C or higher is required in all courses in the major and in their prerequisites.