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Management Information Systems Department

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The Programme aims at preparing the student in the latest Information Technology by studying modern technology in relation to communication, E- Commerce, business systems. The workers in this field can also maintain and provide support the computer network. At present, there is a high demand for those workers who have the knowledge in information technology that is based on the wide knowledge and correct administrative practices in Economy, Psychology, and Arts to support commercial operation as well as taking the administrative and organizational decisions.

Graduate’s Fields of Work

Students will have many chances to work different private and public businesses that use technology as a basic requirement of their work or in the information technology industry, which develops the computer and software requirements. These programmes and software are used in different fields such as the ministries, the variable companies inside and outside the Sultanate.

A- AA (2 year degree) in MIS

Year 1, Semester 1 (14 credits)

Course Name Cr. Prereq. Syl?
IST 50 Intro to Management Information Systems 3 None Y
CS 53 Introduction to Programming 3 CS 72 & Math 4 N
SPMS 85 Principles of Speech 3 None N
Engl 20 Exposition and Argumentation 3 None N
Math 6 Introduction to Trigonometry 2 Math 4 N

Year 1, Semester 2 (15 credits)

Course Name Cr. Prereq. Syl?
IST 51 Implementing Info Sys – User Perspective 3 IST 50 Y
CS 153 Data Structures I 3 CS 53 (Grade C) N
Psych 50 General Psychology 3 None N
CS 200 Special Problems: CCNA Discovery I 3 CS 53 N
IST 200 Special Problems: Java Programming 3 None N

Year 2, Semester 1 (17 credits)

Course Name Cr. Prereq. Syl?
IST 151 Implementing Info Sys – Data Perspective 3 IST 51 Y
CS 158 Discrete Mathematics for Computer Science 3 Math 8 & CS 53 N
Econ 121 Microeconomics 3 None N
Math 8 Calculus with Analytical Geometry 5 Math 6 N
BUS 110 Management & Organizational Behavior 3 Psych 50 N

Year 2, Semester 2 (17 credits)

Course Name Cr. Prereq. Syl?
CS 234 Intro to Computer Organization & Assembly 3 CS 153 & CS 158 N
IST 223 Database Management Systems 3 IST 151 Y
IST 233 Networks & Communication 3 IST 151 Y
IST 286 Web & Digital Media Development 3 IST 151 Y
Econ 75 Economic Development in the Gulf States 3 None N
IST/CS Seminar Seminar 2
Total Credits: 63

B- BS (4 year degree) in MIS (Note: First 2 years identical to AA degree.)

Year 1, Semester 1 (14 credits)

Course Name Cr. Prereq. Syl?
IST 50 Intro to Management Information Systems 3 None Y
CS 53 Introduction to Programming 3 CS 72 & Math 4 N
SPMS 85 Principles of Speech 3 None N
Engl 20 Exposition and Argumentation 3 None N
Math 6 Introduction to Trigonometry 2 Math 4 N

Year 1, Semester 2 (15 credits)

Course Name Cr. Prereq. Syl?
IST 51 Implementing Info Sys – User Perspective 3 IST 50 Y
CS 153 Data Structures I 3 CS 53 (Grade C) N
Psych 50 General Psychology 3 None N
CS 200 Special Problems: CCNA Discovery I 3 CS 53 N
IST 200 Special Problems: Java Programming 3 None N

Year 2, Semester 1 (17 credits)

Course Name Cr. Prereq. Syl?
IST 151 Implementing Info Sys – Data Perspective 3 IST 51 Y
CS 158 Discrete Mathematics for Computer Science 3 Math 8 & CS 53 N
Econ 121 Microeconomics 3 None N
Math 8 Calculus with Analytical Geometry 5 Math 6 N
BUS 110 Management & Organizational Behavior 3 Psych 50 N

Year 2, Semester 2 (17 credits)

Course Name Cr. Prereq. Syl?
CS 234 Intro to Computer Organization & Assembly 3 CS 153 & CS 158 N
IST 223 Database Management Systems 3 IST 151 Y
IST 233 Networks & Communication 3 IST 151 Y
IST 286 Web & Digital Media Development 3 IST 151 Y
Econ 75 Economic Development in the Gulf States 3 None N
IST/CS Seminar Seminar 2

Year 3, Semester 1 (15 credits)

Course Name Cr. Prereq. Syl?
IST 241 E-Commerce 3 IST 286 N
IST 243 Systems Analysis 3 IST 223 N
CS 284 Introduction to Operating Systems 3 CS 153 & CS 158 N
CS 300 Special Problems: CCNA Discovery II 3 CS 200 N
Geo 50 Introduction to Physical Geology 3 None N

Year 3, Semester 2 (15 credits)

Course Name Cr. Prereq. Syl?
BUS 120 Financial Accounting 3 Math 4 N
CS 285 Computer Network Concepts & Technology 3 CS 284 N
Stat 211 Statistics (Calculus-Based) 3 Math 8 N
Phil 212 Computer Ethics 3 Phil 35 N
Engl 60 Writing and Research 3 Engl 20 N
* If IST 246 has been taken earlier, then another IST Elective may be taken.

Year 4, Semester 1 (15 credits)

Course Name Cr Prereq. Syl?
IST 354 Multimedia Development & Design 3 IST 50 N
Mktg 311 Marketing 3 BUS 110 N
Psych 305 Cognitive Psychology 3 Psych 50 N
Econ 122 Macroeconomics 3 None N
FIN 250 Corporate Finance 3 BUS 120 & Econ 121 N

Year 4, Semester 2 (12 credits)

Course Name Cr. Prereq. Syl?
MIS 397 Capstone: Senior Design 3 Sr. level N
Poly Sci 90 American Government 3 None N
Art 80 Art Appreciation 3 None N
MIS Elective <see list below> 3 Variable N
Total Credits: 120

MIS Electives:

Course Name Cr. Prereq. Syl?
IST 246 Intro to Enterprise Resource Planning 3 IST 50 Y
IST 351 Leadership in Technology-Based Organizations 3 IST 50 N
IST 354 Multimedia Development & Design 3 IST 50 N
IST 361 Information Systems Project Management 3 IST 151 Y
CS 236 Programming Languages & Translators 3 CS 253 N
CS 253 Algorithms 3 CS 153 & CS 158 N
CS 238 File Structures & Intro to Database Systems 3 CS 153 N
 
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