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Program Overview

The Management Information Systems curriculum prepares students for a wide variety of careers in business and technology. Students will be provided with a fundamental knowledge of business processes in order to recommend technological solutions to enhance business operations.

Course work includes technical concepts such as programming, networking, security, databases, and web design. Students will be introduced to business processes and functions through the completion of course work in business, accounting, economics, management, and marketing. Students will develop the skills necessary to support an organization in selecting and implementing technology to carry out business functions.

Graduates are prepared for employment in entry-level positions in government agencies, educational systems, financial institutions, and large to small business or industry.

Online Program Information: Surry offers this program online. Go to Online Learning for more information.

Technical Standards:

Program Contacts:

Dr. Dawn Hawks

Lead Instructor - Accounting, Business Administration, and MIS

Degree Curriculum

1st Fall Semester

ACC-120 Principles of Financial Accounting 4
BUS-110 Introduction to Business 3
CTI-110 Web, Programming, and Database Foundation 3
ECO-151 Survey of Economics 3
ENG-111 Writing and Inquiry 3

1st Spring Semester

ACC-121 Principles of Managerial Accounting 4
BUS-121 Business Math 3
CIS-110 Introduction to Computers 3
ENG-114 Professional Research & Reporting 3
Humanities/Fine Arts Elective 3
MAT-143 Quantitative Literacy 3

2nd Fall Semester

BUS-115 Business Law I 3
BUS-137 Principles of Management 3
CTI-120 Network and Security Foundation 3
CTS-130 Spreadsheet 3
DBA-110 Database Concepts 3
MKT-120 Principles of Marketing 3

2nd Spring Semester

WBL-110 World of Work 1
BUS-151 People Skills 3
BUS-225 Business Finance 3
BUS-260 Business Communication 3
WEB-210 Web Design 3
Social Science Elective 3

Humanities/Fine Arts Elective - Select one course from the following: HUM 115, HUM 110, or REL 110.

Social Science Elective - Select one course from the following: POL 120, PSY 150, or SOC 210.

Total credits needed to graduate: 69 Hours

Students on financial aid should speak with their financial aid advisors before enrolling in less than 12 credit hours per semester.

Learning Outcomes

  • Develop technical skills with competency in spreadsheets, database, networking, and web design.
  • Demonstrate competency in written and oral communication skills.
  • Demonstrate skills necessary to manage and maintain information.
  • Demonstrate the ability to comprehend a business problem, analyze it using appropriate tools, and recommend an appropriate business solution.
  • Demonstrate professional skills, behaviors, and conduct commensurate with industry expectations.

Program Costs

Degree In-State Out-of-State
Tuition and Fees $5,070.00 $17,358.00
Books and Supplies $2,500.00 $2,500.00
Total Cost $7,570.00 $19,858.00

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