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    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