Management of Information Technologies Minor

For information, contact the Department of Information Systems and Analytics, 3095 FSB, 513-529-4826.

Modern digital enterprises have created a strong demand for individuals who understand the contributions of information technologies to their success in a rapidly changing economic landscape that is global in scope. This unique minor meets this demand by addressing the needs of two distinct groups of students.

The first group consists of students with a strong background in computing or engineering (non-business majors) who need a firm grasp of important business concepts and practices. The business courses they will take have been carefully selected to provide knowledge in the key aspects of the functions in a business enterprise. The addition to their technical skills of this insight into business will enable these students to be capable of filling a broad array of technical positions in any firm involved with computing, information, and digital technologies.

The second group comprises business students (students not in the College of Engineering and Computing) who need a solid foundation in computing or engineering technologies. The minor provides for courses in these areas along three separate tracks: a computer science track (for MIS majors only), a computer engineering track; and an electrical engineering track. These students can aspire to occupying a wide range of managerial positions that require knowledge of business processes as well as computing and digital technologies.

Neither CMR nor IMS courses can be substituted for the MIS courses listed below.

For details regarding admission to FSB minors and availability of coursework, please refer to the information at the beginning of this section (under Farmer School of Business "Minors").

Program Requirements

Non-Business Majors (18 Semester Hours)

Required courses
ACC 222Introduction to Managerial Accounting3
ISA 235Information Technology and the Intelligent Enterprise3
MGT 302Introduction to Operations and Supply Chain Management3
Management elective
Select one of the following:3
Enterprise Systems
Business Intelligence and Data Visualization
Leading Organizational Change
Logistics Management
Programming elective
CSE 271Object-Oriented Programming3
or ISA 281 Concepts in Business Programming
Project Management elective
Select one of the following:3
Leading and Managing Projects
IT Project Management (for CSE majors only)
Total Credit Hours18

Students Not in the College of Engineering and Computing

Computer Science Track (MIS Majors Only)

(18 semester hours)

Required courses
ACC 361Modeling Business Processes in Accounting Information Systems3
CSE 174Fundamentals of Programming and Problem Solving3
CSE 271Object-Oriented Programming3
Computer Science elective
Select one of the following:3
Data Abstraction and Data Structures
Systems I: Introduction to Systems Programming
Data Communication and Networks
Management elective
MGT 416Leading Organizational Change3
or MGT 431/MGT 531 Logistics Management
Other business electives
Select one of the following:3
Ethics, Law, & Business
Technology, Products & Ventures
Statistical Monitoring and Design of Experiments
Managing the Intelligent Enterprise
Employee Engagement and Motivation
Leadership and Learning
Quality Management Systems
Total Credit Hours18

Computer Engineering Track

(20 semester hours)

Required courses
CSE 174Fundamentals of Programming and Problem Solving3
CSE 271Object-Oriented Programming3
ECE 287Digital Systems Design4
ECE 387Embedded Systems Design4
Management elective
Select one of the following:3
Enterprise Systems
Business Intelligence and Data Visualization
Leading Organizational Change
Logistics Management
Other business electives
Select one of the following:3
Modeling Business Processes in Accounting Information Systems
Ethics, Law, & Business
Technology, Products & Ventures
Leading and Managing Projects
Statistical Monitoring and Design of Experiments
Managing the Intelligent Enterprise
Employee Engagement and Motivation
Leadership and Learning
Quality Management Systems
Total Credit Hours20

Electrical Engineering Track

(20 semester hours)

Required courses
CSE 174Fundamentals of Programming and Problem Solving3
ECE 205Electric Circuit Analysis I4
ECE 287Digital Systems Design4
ECE 304Electronics3
Management elective
Select one of the following:3
Enterprise Systems
Business Intelligence and Data Visualization
Leading Organizational Change
Logistics Management
Other business electives
Select one of the following:3
Modeling Business Processes in Accounting Information Systems
Ethics, Law, & Business
Technology, Products & Ventures
Leading and Managing Projects
Statistical Monitoring and Design of Experiments
Managing the Intelligent Enterprise
Employee Engagement and Motivation
Leadership and Learning
Quality Management Systems
Total Credit Hours20