NSU Catalog 2023-2024 
    May 23, 2024  
NSU Catalog 2023-2024

Management Information Systems (BS)

Location(s): Northern State University Campus

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Student Learning Outcomes

  • Analyze existing system and design technology solutions appropriate to the goals of the organization. (Cross-curricular Skill: Inquiry & Analysis)
  • Analyze, design, develop and implement an information system by using system development methodologies. (Cross-curricular Skill: Inquiry & Analysis & Problem Solving)
  • Understand and demonstrate problem solving skills through hands-on programming activities. (Cross-curricular Skill: Problem Solving)
  • Demonstrate core IT infrastructure competencies. (Cross-curricular Skill: Information Literacy)
  • Understand the leadership role of Management Information Systems in achieving business competitive advantage through informed decision making. (Cross-curricular Skill: Critical and Creative Thinking)

Exit Requirement for Management Information Systems

In addition to Northern State University graduation requirements, baccalaureate management information systems majors must:

  • Complete a minimum of 30 semester hours of course work in the School of Business at Northern State University. Acceptance of course work completed at other colleges and universities will be evaluated by the Dean.
  • Take the Perigrine Exam (in MIS 485 )

Total: 72 credits

Recommendation for General Education Goal #5 (MATH 114):

It is recommended that MATH 114  or higher be taken to fulfill GE Goal #5.

General Education Requirements - Baccalaureate (30 credits)

Please see General Education & Degree Requirements  for specific information about each SGR.

SGR #1 - 6 credits

SGR #4 - 6 credits in two disciplines

SGR #6 - 6 credits

Degree Requirements (BS) - 9 credits

Human Values (3 credits)

Additional Course (3 credits)

  • Course with MATH prefix above the level of College Algebra* OR
  • Third course in Natural Sciences OR
  • 3 credits
  • NOTE: MATH 103 , MATH 104 , and MATH 115  are considered to be at the same level as College Algebra and therefore may not be used to satisfy this requirement.


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