B.S. in Computer Information Systems/Master of Business Administration

Suggested Curriculum

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Entry Level

Candidates for the Bachelor of Science/Master of Business Administration degrees are required to complete a minimum of 151 semester hours with a 2.0 overall cumulative grade point average and a 2.0 overall in their major classes.  A grade point average of 3.0 must be achieved in order to enroll in graduate courses in the 7th semester.  Certain graduate courses may require advisor approval.  Transfer students must complete a minimum of thirty (30) credit hours at Husson.  At least fifteen (15) credits must be earned in Husson MI courses. Recommended Business Electives – AC 211 Managerial Accounting I, BA 201 Business Law I, BA 243 Lean Startup, BA 321 Marketing, BA 362 Financial Management I, BA 414 Strategy, BA 441 Entrepreneurship or BA 401 Managerial Economics. Other Requirements: Co-curricular/ Community

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First Semester

Course Number
Course Name
Credit Hours
AC 121
Principles of Accounting I
3 CR.HR.
CM 100
Speech
3 CR.HR.
EH 123
Rhetoric and Composition I
3 CR.HR.
HE 111
The Husson Experience
1 CR.HR.
MS 141

MS 180
Contemporary College Algebra
OR
Precalculus with Trigonometry
4 CR.HR.

4 CR.HR.

Second Semester

Course Number
Course Name
Credit Hours
BA 101
Introduction to Business
3 CR.HR.
MI 242
Managing and Maintaining a PC II
3 CR.HR.
MS 132

MS 232
Probability and Statistics
OR
Finite Mathematics
3 CR.HR.

3 CR.HR.
PY 111
General Psychology
3 CR.HR.

Third Semester

Course Number
Course Name
Credit Hours
BA 211
Microeconomics
3 CR.HR.
EH 200
Approaches to Literature
3 CR.HR.
MI 261
Introduction to Programming I
3 CR.HR.
MI 331
Networking
3 CR.HR.
ELC SC XXX
ELECTIVE - SCIENCE

Fourth Semester

Course Number
Course Name
Credit Hours
BA 302
Business Ethics
3 CR.HR.
CM 221
Professional Communications
3 CR.HR.
MI 262
Introduction to Computer Programming II
3 CR.HR.
ELC MI XXX
ELECTIVE - COMPUTER INFORMATION SYSTEMS
D7
Foreign Culture and Conversation Elective - one course required

Fifth Semester

Course Number
Course Name
Credit Hours
BA 310
Organization and Management
3 CR.HR.
MI 411
Database Design
3 CR.HR.
MI 341

MI 325
Managing and Maintaining a Windows Server I
OR
Algorithms and Data Structures I
3 CR.HR.

3 CR.HR.
ELC XXX TW
ELECTIVE - TECHNICAL WRITING
3 CR.HR.

Sixth Semester

Course Number
Course Name
Credit Hours
MI 351
Information System Internship
3 CR.HR.
MI 342

MI 326
Managing and Maintaining a Windows Server II
OR
Algorithms and Data Structures II
3 CR.HR.

3 CR.HR.
ELC BA XXX
ELECTIVE - BUSINESS
ELC MI XXX
ELECTIVE - COMPUTER INFORMATION SYSTEMS
ELC MI XXX
ELECTIVE - COMPUTER INFORMATION SYSTEMS

Seventh Semester

Course Number
Course Name
Credit Hours
BA 601
Managerial Economics
3 CR.HR.
BA 605
Management Communications
3 CR.HR.
MI 421
Project Management Techniques
3 CR.HR.
ELC MI XXX
ELECTIVE - COMPUTER INFORMATION SYSTEMS
ELC 2XX
ELECTIVE - OPEN (200+)

Eighth Semester

Course Number
Course Name
Credit Hours
BA 602
Managerial Accounting
3 CR.HR.
BA 620

BA 621
Financial Management
OR
Marketing Management
3 CR.HR.

3 CR.HR.
MI 422
Information System Project Development
3 CR.HR.
ELC FA XXX
ELECTIVE - FINE ARTS
ELC MI XXX
ELECTIVE - COMPUTER INFORMATION SYSTEMS

Ninth Semester

Course Number
Course Name
Credit Hours
BA 243
The Business of Innovation
3 CR.HR.
BA 600
Research Methods in Business and Education
3 CR.HR.
BA 643
Strategic Change Management
3 CR.HR.
ELC GR XXX
ELECTIVE - GRADUATE BUSINESS
ELC XXX D9
ELECTIVE - GLOBAL

Tenth Semester

Course Number
Course Name
Credit Hours
BA 625
Global Strategic Management
3 CR.HR.
ELC GR XXX
ELECTIVE - GRADUATE BUSINESS
ELC GR XXX
ELECTIVE - GRADUATE BUSINESS
ELC BA XXX
ELECTIVE - BUSINESS
ELC 2XX
ELECTIVE - OPEN (200+)