Doctoral Minor in MIS
Earn an Minor in MIS
Students pursuing their PhD through other departments at The University of Arizona may also be able to obtain a minor in MIS. Obtaining an MIS Minor requires 12 units of MIS graduate courses (typically four courses) that will create a solid foundation in a particular area of MIS.
In addition, students completing a minor will work with their Minor advisor to prepare a paper on an appropriate MIS related topic.
At least two of the four courses must be chosen from the following MIS doctoral core course list:
- MIS 510: Web Computing and Mining
- MIS 531: Enterprise Data Management
- MIS 541: Information Systems Analysis & Design
- MIS 543: Business Data Communications and Networking
- MIS 611b: Topics in Research Methodologies in MIS
- MIS 696a: Readings in MIS
Students who are interested in this program should follow the procedure below:
- Browse the MIS Faculty Web pages to find an Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor whose research interests match your career goals.
- Contact the faculty member you select and arrange to meet with the faculty.
- During the meeting you need to accomplish the following:
- Obtain the faculty member's approval to serve as your Minor advisor and complete Ph.D. Minor form.
- Obtain the faculty member's approval of your area of study.
- Obtain the faculty member's signature on the documents required by your home department.
- Your Minor advisor can help you select the appropriate graduate-level courses and make decisions regarding any additional requirements for your Minor, including the Minor Preliminary Exam in reference to the specific requirements of your home department.
- Complete the approved courses and all Minor requirements according to your agreement with your Minor advisor within the timeframe established by your home department.
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