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2022-2023 Winona Undergraduate Catalog 
2022-2023 Winona Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Computer Science Major: Management Information Systems Track, B.A.

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Students with a degree in management information systems (MIS) have knowledge of information technology, management techniques, and organizational development.  The curriculum is designed to prepare students for careers involving the development and support of business processes which utilize information systems and focuses on the methods, concepts, and practical applications of information systems in the workplace.  Students acquire an integrated skill set that includes a deep understanding of how technology fits within a company or organization.

General Goals for Learning

In addition to the computer science goals given above, students in the MIS track will be able to:

  • Evaluate, select, and apply analytical and measurement methods/tools and system development life-cycle methodologies to meet organizational needs
  • Research, assess, recommend, select, and implement information technology that aligns with organizational needs, provides continuity, and meets business objectives
  • Effectively communicate verbally, visually, and in writing to determine stakeholders’ business requirements, explain how the requirements will be met, and provide ongoing information
  • Protect organizations’ critical information and assets responsibly by integrating cyber security best practices and risk management throughout global enterprises
  • Plan, execute, and evaluate technology solutions to achieve strategic goals by managing high-performing teams and projects

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