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Improve organizations through the use of information systems and technology

With the ever-changing nature of Information Systems fields, our program emphasizes the development of skills that will serve students and the organizations they join well into the future.

The Management Information Systems (MIS) emphasis in the Bachelor of Business Administration degree program allows students to learn the technical skills and to gain the business knowledge to succeed in their careers. The entire degree can be earned online, allowing students to continue working, to raise families, and to live in their own communities while pursuing a degree.

MIS Program Sheet


Degree Requirements (2015-2016 Catalog)

Candidates must complete the general education requirements (GERs) as well as the specific program requirements listed in this section for a minimum of 120 credit hours. Any given course may be counted as fulfilling more than one requirement in a degree program, but the credit hours can only be counted once. Degrees must include 42 credits of upper-division (300 or above) courses, 24 of which must be completed at UAS. Courses used as major requirements cannot be used as GERs.

A minimum grade of C (2.0) must be earned in math (through MATH S107) and communication classes taken in the general education requirements. In addition, all students in the Bachelor of Business Administration (B.B.A.) program must either test out of or earn a C- or better in 3 hours of CIS spreadsheet or database courses, major and emphasis courses, and BA 462, Capstone. Students should complete the computer courses within their first sixty (60) credit hours.

Students in any of the business programs who are deemed deficient in any of the competency areas may be required to take additional courses to strengthen their skills before graduation. Any such additional courses can usually be counted as a program elective. Requiring supplementary course work will be considered if two different faculty members indicate a student has a weakness in the same outcome area.

MIS Program Sheet

Degree Requirements

Please refer to the academic catalog for a complete list of course requirements.

The School of Management courses feature practitioner-oriented instruction with a focus on concepts and skills that you can apply to your current career immediately. 

Whether you are seeking professional development, considering a career change, or just interested in learning something new, UAS welcomes all students interested in taking a class.

UAS is an open enrollment institution, this means that you do not have to be in a UAS degree program to take a class. Anyone can take our classes as long as they meet the course pre-requisites.

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CIS Classes: Spring - 2017


Introduces computer literacy based on national IC3 standards. Topics include computer concepts, file management, basic editing and formatting functions in common software applications, basic troubleshooting for computer hardware and software, current electronic communication tools, Internet research strategies, network terminology and components.

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35347JD1Timothy Powers Sr
DISTWEB
1/17 - 5/6

Requires access to a computer with Internet. Registered students must access UAS-Online at uas.alaska.edu/online for textbook and course information and to edit their personal profile. Order textbooks at least one week prior to the first class. For more information call (907) 796-6402 or 1-800-478-9069 toll-free.

Tuition and fees: $600 (additional charges may apply)

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37582K01Kimberly Schulte
PAUL105
Mon, Wed
10:30a - 11:50a
1/17 - 5/6

Tuition and fees: $600 (additional charges may apply)

Use of electronic spreadsheet software as a problem-solving and decision-making tool. Covers creating, designing, and modifying spreadsheets, formulas and charts. Includes simple databases, integration of spreadsheets with other programs, advanced functions, tools, and macros.

Prerequisite: CIS S105 or CIS placement test, and MATH 055 (C or better) or higher math course.
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35350JD1Tim Powers Jr
DISTWEB
1/17 - 5/6

Students will study spreadsheets to an expert level and therefore, must have access to Windows with MS Excel 2013 (this is a Windows, not a MAC, product). Requires access to a computer with Internet, and a microphone a headset with a microphone. Registered students must access UAS-Online at uas.alaska.edu/online for textbook and course information and to edit their personal profile. Order textbooks at least one week prior to the first class. For more information call (907) 796-6402 or 1-800-478-9069 toll-free.

Tuition and fees: $600 (additional charges may apply)

CRNSECTIONINSTRUCTORMEETS
35351JD2Tim Powers Jr
DISTWEB
1/17 - 5/6

Students will study spreadsheets to an expert level and therefore, must have access to Windows with MS Excel 2013 (this is a Windows, not a MAC, product). Requires access to a computer with Internet, and a microphone a headset with a microphone. Registered students must access UAS-Online at uas.alaska.edu/online for textbook and course information and to edit their personal profile. Order textbooks at least one week prior to the first class. For more information call (907) 796-6402 or 1-800-478-9069 toll-free.

Tuition and fees: $600 (additional charges may apply)

Explores the role of information systems in various business contexts from a managerial perspective. Examines ways to improve business processes and decision-making through the use of information systems. Practical application of fundamental principles is emphasized.

Prerequisite: CIS S235 or CIS S240 (C- 1.70 or better).
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35354JD1Colleen Mckenna
DISTWEB
1/17 - 5/6

Requires access to a computer with Internet. Registered students must access UAS-Online at uas.alaska.edu/online for textbook and course information and to edit their personal profile. Order textbooks at least one week prior to the first class. For more information call (907) 796-6402 or 1-800-478-9069 toll-free.

Tuition and fees: $723 (additional charges may apply)

Fundamental concepts and models of the complete software development life cycle, including key processes involved in designing, developing, testing, implementing and installing functioning applications.

Prerequisite: CIS S170.
CRNSECTIONINSTRUCTORMEETS
35355JD1Timothy Powers Sr
DISTWEB
1/17 - 5/6

Requires access to a computer with Internet. Registered students must access UAS-Online at uas.alaska.edu/online for textbook and course information and to edit their personal profile. Order textbooks at least one week prior to the first class. For more information call (907) 796-6402 or 1-800-478-9069 toll-free.

Tuition and fees: $723 (additional charges may apply)

Covers fundamental principles and topics of information technology security and risk management at the organizational level. Students will learn critical security principles that enable them to plan, develop, and perform security tasks. Addresses hardware, software, processes, communications, applications, and policies and procedures with respect to organizational IT security and risk management.

CRNSECTIONINSTRUCTORMEETS
35714JD1Timothy Powers Sr
DISTWEB
1/17 - 5/6

Requires access to a computer with Internet and e-mail. Registered students must access UAS-Online at uas.alaska.edu/online for textbook and course information and to edit their personal profile. Order textbooks at least one week prior to the first class. For more information call (907) 796-6402 or 1-800-478-9069 toll-free.

Tuition and fees: $723 (additional charges may apply)

Examines core concepts in data and information management, including identifying requirements, converting requirements into relational models, normalizing tables, querying methods, and application development. Introduces database administration and explores the role that databases play in decision support and business intelligence.

Prerequisite: CIS S240.
CRNSECTIONINSTRUCTORMEETS
35356JD1Colleen Mckenna
DISTWEB
1/17 - 5/6

Requires access to a PC with Internet and MS Access 2013 (a Windows, not MAC, product). Registered students must access UAS-Online at uas.alaska.edu/online for textbook and course information and to edit their personal profile. Order textbooks at least one week prior to the first class. For more information call (907) 796-6402 or 1-800-478-9069 toll-free.

Tuition and fees: $723 (additional charges may apply)

 
 
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