Information Systems Minor

Information Systems Fundamentals

The Management of Information Systems minor enables students to develop knowledge and skills in information systems that will complement their major. A MIS minor is a useful addition to any career path in private industry, government, or non-profit sectors.

Our Faculty

  • are innovative
  • use case studies, seminar presentations and skills performance to bring the business world to life

Akron Advantage

The program is accredited at the highest possible level by AACSB International-The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business. The College of Business Administration is considered to be one of the best business schools by Princeton Review and ranked in the top 6 percent of all undergraduate programs by BusinessWeek.

Hands-On Research

You'll work in teams on real-world business cases, applying your classroom knowledge to help solve problems facing local businesses.

Information Systems Student Organizations:

  • Sigma Iota Epsilon - fraternity for management majors
  • Beta Gamma Sigma - an honorary fraternity
  • Delta Sigma Pi - a professional fraternity
  • Student Toastmasters
  • International Business Association

Curriculum Guide

Required (12 credits)

Course Number Course Name Credits
6500:301 Management: Principles and Concepts 3
6500:310 Business Information Systems 3
6500:324 Data Management for Information Systems 3
6500:325 Systems, Analysis, and Design 3

Electives (6 credits)

6200:250 Spreadsheet Modeling & Decision Analysis 3
6500:315 Applications Development for Business Processes 3
6500:420 Management of Data Networks 3
6500:425 Decision Support with Data Warehouses and Data Mining 3
Total Credits Required: 18

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For More Information:

Department of Management

Contact: Dr.Susan Hanlon

Career Opportunities

Career Center

The Career Center creates links among students, alumni and local professionals. You will have access to:

  • Career Resource Library
  • co-op/internships through Career Advantage Network
  • computer stations for resume writing and employment research
  • UA Career Fairs

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Phone: 330-972-7111
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