Courses

The required courses for the MIS Ph.D. program are listed below. In addition, students must register for 18 credits of MIS 920 (Dissertation).

Course Name Units Description
MIS 611D - Topics in Data and Web Mining
3

This Ph.D.

MIS 596A - Special Topics in Management Information Systems
3

The development and exchange of scholarly information, usually in a small group setting.

MIS 699 - Independent Study
1

Qualified students working on an individual basis with professors who have agreed to supervise su

MIS 531 - Enterprise Data Management
3

This course introduces the student to fundamentals of database analysis, design, and implementation.

MIS 611A - Design Science Research Methodologies
3

Introduces beginning doctoral degree students and advanced master's degree students to important research and survey articles in the field of management information systems.

MIS 611B - Topics in Research Methodologies in MIS
3

Provides a knowledge of research methodologies used in the MIS discipline, including experimental design, surveys, case studies, field work, and software engineering.

MIS 611C - Economics of Information Systems
3

This full semester class will meet once a week for 2.5-3 hours.  The objective of this class is t

MIS 696A - Readings in MIS
3

The development and exchange of scholarly information, usually in a small group setting.

MIS 696D - Models for Quantitative Analysis
3

The development and exchange of scholarly information, usually in a small group setting.

MIS 920 - Dissertation
18

Research for the doctoral dissertation (whether library research, laboratory or field observation