Courses

Course Name Units Description
MIS 111 - Computers and the Internetworked Society
3

This course introduces students to concepts of computer technology and the impacts of the Internet on social, organizational, personal and ethical issues.

MIS 301 - Data Structures and Algorithms
3

This course focuses on the design and analysis of basic data structures including stacks, queues, trees, and graphs.

MIS 304 - Using and Managing Information Systems
3

Students will learn ways that organizations improve their business practices through the use of computer technology.

MIS 307 - Business Data Communications
3

Data communications, networks, protocols, Internet and electronic commerce.

MIS 331 - Database Management Systems
3

Introduction to database management systems; relational models; security concurrency, integrity and recovery issues; query interfaces.

MIS 341 - Information Systems Analysis and Design
3

The analysis and logical design of business processes and management information systems focusing on the systems development life cycle.

MIS 373 - Basic Operations Management
3

OM is concerned with the creation of goods and/services.

MIS 406 - Healthcare Information Systems
3

his course introduces students to the concepts and practices of healthcare information systems.

MIS 411 - Social and Ethical Issues of the Internet
3

Broad survey of the individual, organizational, cultural, social and ethical issues provoked by current and projected uses of networked computers on the Internet.

MIS 415 - Information Security in Public and Private Sectors
3

This course exposes the student to a broad range of computer systems and information security topics.

MIS 416 - Information Security Risk Management
3

The objective of our MIS 416 course is to provide our University of Arizona students with a thorough and operational knowledge of information security so that this critical area is recognized as a management issue and not an I.T. issue.

MIS 417 - Systems Security Management
3

The information security arena contains a broad array of multi-level models for assessing, planning, implementing and monitoring the mitigation of security risks.

MIS 427 - Introduction to Enterprise Computing Environments
3

Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems represents integrated strategy for management of information among organizations, suppliers and customers.

MIS 429 - Detection of Deception and Intent
3

With the increased challenges from terrorism, the need to protect against security threats is even greater today.

MIS 465 - Managing for Quality Improvement
3

Operational aspect of quality improvement.

MIS 473A - Production and Operations Management
3

Productive systems, including service type industries; activities entailed in selecting, designing, operating, controlling, and updating systems.

MIS 473B - Production and Operations Management
3

Productive systems, including service type industries; activities entailed in selecting, designing, operating, controlling, and updating systems.

MIS 477 - The Supply Chain and Logistics
3

Organization, management and control of material flow processes; logistical strategies and relationships of procurement, handling, warehousing, transportation, and inventory control.

MIS 478 - Project Management
3

Project Management is the application of knowledge, analytical skills, scheduling software tools and techniques related to various project activities in order to meet project requirements.

MIS 496A-002 - Business Intelligence: Web and Social Media Analytics
3

Business Intelligence: Web and Social Media Analytics” will provide students the opportunity to learn about Business Intelligence (BI) theory and combine it with powerful social media tools to gain insights into the emerging social media phenomena.

MIS 498 - Senior Capstone

A culminating experience for majors involving a substantive project that demonstrates a synthesis of learning accumulated in the major, including broadly comprehensive knowledge of the discipline and its methodologies. Senior standing required.

MIS 498H - Honors Thesis
3

An honors thesis is required of all the students graduating with honors. Students ordinarily sign up for this course as a two-semester sequence.