Information Systems and Analysis

Admission

The following requirements are effective for all students entering or transferring into the MIS program.

A minimum GPA of 2.0 is required to enter and remain in this program. A minimum GPA of 2.5 in MIS courses is required to successfully complete the major in MIS.

A student can obtain a minor in MIS by completing 18 credit hours of approved courses listed in the Lamar University catalog. 

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Passport Through Lamar: Exploring MIS/SAP Spring 2014 

 

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Overview

The Department of Information Systems and Analysis offers both a Bachelor of Business Administration major and a minor program in Management Information Systems (MIS). MIS courses are integrated with SAP education through the SAP-University Alliance Program. Graduates of the MIS program are highly sought after due to their training in analysis and problem solving. They contribute to productivity increases through planning and implementation of information systems. They are prepared to meet the challenges of a technological business environment because they have mastered many professional skills.

The program prepares graduates to communicate effectively both orally and in writing. It requires students to develop interpersonal skills and to apply both qualitative and quantitative techniques to solve business problems in group and team settings.

According to the U.S. Department of Labor projections - jobs in MIS and related areas will grow at a faster rate than most other areas. Careers awaiting the graduate with a Bachelor of Business Administration (B.B.A.) degree in Management Information Systems (MIS) include:

Systems Analyst, Project Manager, Programmer, Trainer, Chief Information Officer, Computer Support Specialist, Electronic Commerce Manager, Information Technology Consultant, Database & Data Warehousing Administrator, and Director of Management Information Systems.

Our professors are nationally and internationally known scholars, researchers and consultants. They are dedicated to providing the students with state-of-the-art academic knowledge and practical experiences.