Management Information Systems

ASSOCIATE DEGREE PROGRAM IN MANAGEMENT INFORMATION SYSTEMS

Overview :

Today’s business environments have a critical need for professionals who have an understanding of information technologies based on a broad knowledge of management practices, economics, psychology, and the humanities. These individuals are needed to implement the technology to support business processes, managerial decision making and organizational communication.

The modern world demands computer and information literacy in much the same as literacy in reading and writing became essential in former times. The MIS program combines developing computer and information literacy with developing the understanding of business and business information needs.

As an MIS major you will take courses that are rigorous and oriented toward building the foundation necessary for lifetime learning. Studying at Mazoon University College you will benefit from the world class computer environment and your association with excellent students from around the country and the region.

Who should enroll?

  1. The students who wants to participate and collaborate actively in the management and development of Information Systems for the society in the contemporary business environment
  2. The students who wants to become confident in theoretical and practical skills needed for country’s industrial and technical growth
  3. The students who wants to manage a medium size information system in an enterprise set-up
  4. The students who wants to understand the algorithms and basic structure of programming languages
  5. The students who wants to know how to deal with the real challenges to be faced in the workplace
  6. The students who wants to expand their management and business knowledge and services for the sake of country and society
  7. The students who wants opportunity for quality management and business oriented vocational courses to make them useful for the surrounding changing environment
  8. The students who wants  to deal broader commercial, business and management issues in the technological environment
  9. The students who wants to purse their vocational and higher studies

Eligibility :

Those who have the secondary high school omani certificate or its equivalent approved by the ministry of higher education

Opportunities

The majority of MIS graduates will become MIS professionals, either in organization that make use of IT or in the IT industry that develops and supplies the computers and software packages that are used. IT User Organizations can be government ministries, major industrial operations or small and medium business companies.

The job opportunities will include (but are not limited to): Applications programmer or systems engineer, network engineer, support analyst, marketing analyst, applications engineer, production engineers, systems technologist,primary or secondary school teachers and university.

·     Courses and Credit Hours’ Distribution

  • Management Information System Program

   1st Year                 Fall Semester (14 hrs)

Course

Name

Cr.

Prereq.

IST 50

Intro to Management Information Systems

3

None

CS 53

Introduction to Programming

3

GFP- IT and Maths

SPMS 85

Principles of Speech

3

None

Engl 20

Exposition and Argumentation

3

None

Math 6

Introduction to Trigonometry

2

GFP-and Maths

1st  Year               Spring Semester (15 hrs)

Course

Name

Cr.

Prereq.

IST 51

Implementing Info Sys – User Perspective

3

IST 50

Math8

Calculus with Analytical Geometry

5

Math3

Psych 50

General Psychology

3

None

CS 200

Special Problems: CCNA Discovery I

3

CS 53

IST 200

Special Problems: Java Programming

3

None

2nd Year             Fall Semester (17 hrs)

Course

Name

Cr.

Prereq.

IST 151

Implementing Info Sys – Data Perspective

3

IST 51

CS 158

Discrete Mathematics for Computer Science

3

Math 8 & CS 53

Econ 121

Microeconomics

3

None

CS153

Date Structures 1

3

CS53

BUS 110

Management & Organizational Behavior

3

Psych 50

2nd Year               Spring Semester (16 hrs)

Course

Name

Cr.

Prereq.

CS 234

Intro to Computer Organization & Assembly

3

CS 153 & CS 158

IST 223

Database Management Systems

3

IST 151

IST 233

Networks & Communication

3

IST 151

IST 286

Web & Digital Media Development

3

IST 151

Econ 75

Economic Development in the Gulf States

3

None

MIS210

MIS -Seminar

1

 

Total Credits: 63