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Management Information Systems Minor

Finance & Management Information Sciences
Labovitz School of Business and Economics
  • Program Type: Undergraduate minor related to major
  • Requirements for this program are current for Spring 2016
  • Required credits in this minor: 12
The MIS minor provides a general overview of the design, implementation and management of information systems in business.
Program Delivery
This program is available:
  • via classroom (the majority of instruction is face-to-face)
Admission Requirements
A GPA above 2.0 is preferred for the following:
  • 2.60 already admitted to the degree-granting college
  • 2.60 transferring from another University of Minnesota college
  • 2.60 transferring from outside the University
For information about University of Minnesota admission requirements, visit the Office of Admissions website.
Minor Requirements
The management information systems minor is available to LSBE students.
Group A Requirement (6 cr)
FMIS 3220 - Database Management and Design (3.0 cr)
FMIS 3222 - Systems Analysis and Design (3.0 cr)
Group B Requirement (6 cr): Electives
Take exactly 6 credit(s) from the following:
· FMIS 3224 - Data Communications and Computer Networks (3.0 cr)
· FMIS 3232 - Computer Programming for Business (3.0 cr)
· FMIS 4220 - Medical Informatics (3.0 cr)
· FMIS 4221 - XML and Information Management (3.0 cr)
 
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FMIS 3220 - Database Management and Design
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F only
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Concepts and structures relating to design, implementation, and administration of database management systems. Emphasis on relational databases and development of integrated applications. prereq: 2201 or CS 1121 or CS 1511, LSBE candidate or non-LSBE MIS minor or college consent
FMIS 3222 - Systems Analysis and Design
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Analysis phase of systems development life cycle. Emphasizes feasibility study, requirements analysis, and system specification. Detailed study of current physical and logical systems models and specification. prereq: 2201, LSBE candidate or non-LSBE MIS minor or college consent
FMIS 3224 - Data Communications and Computer Networks
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Management of telecommunications networks from a business problem solving perspective. Survey of telecommunications technologies, network architectures, management issues, and evolving business environments. prereq: 3201 or 2201 or CS 1121 or CS 1511, LSBE candidate or college consent
FMIS 3232 - Computer Programming for Business
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
This course covers the entire spectrum of object-oriented computer programming features using a language such as Java. The goal of the course is to teach basic to advanced principles and practical issues in computer programming, while at the same time preparing students to use computer programming skills for applications in MIS, finance, accounting, marketing, and other disciplines. Topics include: object-oriented programming; algorithms and data structures; and business software systems development. prereq: 2201 or 3201, 3220 or concurrently, LSBE candidate or college consent
FMIS 4220 - Medical Informatics
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall
Introduction to the convergence of computing, information systems, and healthcare with a focus on managing information and developing systems that leads to more effective decisions and actions in healthcare. Covers the standards, ethics and security of the electronic health record. prereq: 2201 or 3201, LSBE candidate or college consent, no grad credit
FMIS 4221 - XML and Information Management
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Intermediate courses that focuses on the fundamentals of the XML specification of the W3C and its related technologies, including XML Schema, XPath, XQuery, and XSLT. Writing well-formed and valid XML documents, defining DTDs and schemas, exchanging and manipulating XML data via an RDBMS, and integrating XML technologies into Web applications will be covered. prereq: 2201 or 3201, 3220, 3232; credit will not be granted if already received for 3230