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National College Credit Recommendation Service

Board of Regents  |  University of the State of New York

Coopersmith Career Consulting | Evaluated Learning Experience

Management Information Systems (MIS-500)

Length: 

Varies (self-study; self-paced). 

Location: 
Various; distance learning format.
Dates: 

December 2021 - Present.

Instructional delivery format: 
Online/distance learning
Learner Outcomes: 

Upon completion of this course, students will be able to: explain the difference between data, information, and knowledge; summarize the impact of Information Systems on basic business processes and the difference between functional and cross-functional data and information availability; describe why it is crucial to implement security measures for business Information Systems; define the steps to the Systems Development Life Cycle and the roles of professionals in business and computing industries concerning information systems; discuss the nature of the relationships among entities and attributes in a database management system and apply the principle of cardinality; and explain how Information Systems have contributed to the globalization of business.

Instruction: 

Management Information Systems is a graduate-level course designed to provide an overview of the knowledge and skills needed to utilize business application software and problem-solving using the software. Students will learn how to use Information Technology to meet strategic & operational goals. Students will acquire the skills necessary to use current end-user software for communication, data transformation, collaboration, and problem-solving. Students will also expand their knowledge of software and hardware components, information structures, primary business organization and processes, information system security, and networks. Topics include computer systems, management information systems, microcomputer operating systems, word processing, electronic spreadsheets, database management, business graphics, networks, and integrated packages. Industry accepted microcomputer software will be used.

Credit recommendation: 

In the graduate degree category, 3 semester hours in Quantitative Management Information Systems, Information Systems Technology, or Business Administration (6/22).

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