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The B.B.A. with a concentration in Management Information Systems is designed to develop individuals who have an understanding of both business fundamentals and technology. The concentration focuses on developing globally and socially aware leaders who have sound analytical, problem-solving and communication skills. The faculty provides a balance between theory and practice, and students are encouraged to participate in internships to develop practical experience in the field.
To fulfill requirements for award of a BBA in Management Information Systems, a student must complete each of the following:
A. 45 semester hours of Core Business Classes. Click here to view core business classes.
B. 15 semester hours of required MIS courses*:
|Department||Course Number||Course Name|
|MIS||3325||Introduction to Business Analytics and Business Intelligence|
|MIS||3362||Systems Analysis & Specification|
|MIS||3363||Design & Implementation of Databases & Systems|
|MIS||4363||E-Business Strategy, Architecture & Design|
|MIS||4310||iOS App Development & Management|
C. 9 semester hours from the following**:
|Department||Course Number||Course Name|
|*BMGT||4346||System & Quality Management|
|MIS||3367||Introduction to Networks & Telecommunications|
|MIS||4320||Android App Development & Management|
|MIS||4325||Predictive Analytics and Forecasting|
|MIS||4330||Data Mining and Data Analytics|
|MIS||4335||Large Scale Distributed Processing|
*Based on 2016-2017 UIW Catalog
**Only one of the following courses can be taken to count toward the 9-hour requirement: BMGT 4346, BMGT 4373 or MIS 4370.
To fulfill the requirements for the Minor in MIS, the student must complete the following*:
*Based on 2016-2017 UIW Catalog*
MIS students use Raspberry Pi to build projects – Students in Dr. Vess Johnson’s System Analysis and Specification class used a Raspberry Pi computer to design and build their class projects for the fall 2016 semester. Read more here.
HEBSBA now offers 'Data Mining & Data Analytics' course – A new addition to the Management Information Systems concentration, ‘Data Mining & Data Analytics’ will introduce students to the concepts and tools of a growing segment of the global economy. Read more here.
The international business program encourages students to take advantage of the many on-campus student organizations and study abroad opportunities offered through the school of business. Joining an on-campus organization like the Business Club, allows business students to meet one another, seek leadership positions, and network with experienced business faculty and community leaders.
Participation in the Business Club and Delta Mu Delta Business Honor Society is strongly encouraged. Through these organizations, students ply their skills while working on organization sponsored projects and events that are designed for the purpose of helping those less fortunate in the local community.
Networking with the local business community is possible through these student organizations, by attending the Mexican American Business Institute (MABI), the Free Trade Alliance, World Affairs Council, and Chamber of Commerce events, key supporters of the HEBSBA Business Plan Competition. With over 90 sister schools, UIW provides students an eclectic array of options for doing study abroad. Students have had enriching study abroad experiences in a number of exciting countries including, China, Korea, France, Germany, the Czech Republic, the U.K., Korea, and Greece. View study abroad opportunities.
Business programs in the H-E-B School of Business and Administration are accredited by The Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs. The University of the Incarnate Word is accredited by the Commission on Colleges, Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097, telephone 404-679-4500, Web site: www.sacscoc.org.