B.B.A. in Management Information Systems
Create innovative solutions to business problems through current technology
A degree in Management Information Systems at Ole Miss combines traditional business courses such as Marketing, Management, and Finance with the skills to design and implement key information technology systems.
The Management Information Systems program at Ole Miss provides students the skills to create desktop and mobile applications, web pages, and databases with the current technology.
Ole Miss graduates work for industry-leading companies such as FedEx, IBM, Microsoft, and Yahoo! Management Information Systems graduates work in a wide range of positions including systems analyst, network administrator, web developer, database administrator, and security specialist.
Requirements for the major in management information systems include the B.B.A. core: Accy 201, 202 (3, 3); Bus 230; Bus 271; Bus 250; Bus 302; Mktg 351; Fin 331; Mgmt 371; Mktg 372; Mgmt 493; MIS 309; 300-level business elective (6); and 300-level business/nonbusiness elective (3). In addition to the B.B.A. core, students in the management information systems major must complete MIS 280 (3 hours), and seven upper-division MIS courses, to include MIS 307, 317, 330, 408, 409, 412, and 419. In addition, students must complete 6 hours from among the following restricted electives: Csci 111, Csci 112, Csci 211, Csci 223, Csci 251, Csci 259, MIS 350, and MIS 370 or others as approved by the department chair.
Students enter the University of Mississippi School of Business as General Business majors and may declare the Management Information Systems major after completing 36 specific hours (See UM Catalog for listing). Student must achieve 2.25 or higher GPA on those 36 hours.
The Ole Miss chapter of the Association of Information Technology Professionals (AITP) competes in programming and web design contests at regional and national conferences.