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Curriculum

MSIS Curriculum

Your MSIS coursework falls within four broad clusters. The Core Knowledge components comprise 30 units; the Specialization and Capstone total 21 units. MSIS course descriptions here »

Curriculum Template
Core Information Systems Knowledge Core Information Systems courses give students knowledge about the technical aspects of information system design and strategic issues around their use.
  MSIS 2601 3 Units Object Oriented Analysis and Programming
  MSIS 2602 3 Units Information Systems Analysis and Design
  MSIS 2603 3 Units Database Management Systems
  MSIS 2604 3 Units Information Systems Policy and Strategy
  MSIS 2605 3 Units Telecommunications and Business Networks
  MSIS 2606 3 Units Software Project Management
Core Business Knowledge Core Business courses provide students with an understanding of the "context" in which information systems operate. Students acquire a basic knowledge of business and organizational requirements that enable them to understand how information systems are designed and successfully implemented.
  ACTG 2301 3 Units Financial and Managerial Accounting
  OMIS 2355 3 Units Computer-Based Decision Models
  MGMT 2501 3 Units Building and Leading High-Performance Teams and Organizations
Specialization

Electives offer you a variety of courses to develop capabilities in a specific area, and several topical tracks are suggested for your specialization within the MSIS degree here »

You must choose up to five (5) electives for specialization. Consider a specialization track to deepen your career aims.

Integration and Application

To complete your MSIS degree, you will develop perspectives on how information systems are actually designed and used, and how broad social and ethical questions must be considered in thinking about the use of such systems. You will complete a major application project as part of this cluster. Four (4) courses are required. See more about integration and application here »

Note: Courses are subject to change and availability in a given quarter is not guaranteed.