M.S. in Information Systems, Technology Track, Thesis Track

Foundation Requirements (13.5 credits) 1
CS-501AComputer Programming Essentials3
CS-501BProgram Development3
BM-517Introduction to Management1.5
CS-503Data Structures and Algorithms3
SE-505Principles of Software Engineering1.5
SE-511Object-Oriented Analysis1.5
Program Requirements (30 credits)
SE-517Engineering Web-Based Systems3
MIS-565Software System Requirement3
MIS-525Information System Architecture3
MIS-517Database Design and Management3
MIS-575Software Verification, Validation and Maintenance3
MIS-514Networks3
Select two of the following:6
Foundations of Marketing Management
Legal Environment of Business
Human Resource and Organizational Development
Fundamentals of Computer Security and Cryptography
Web Services and .NET
Security of E-Systems and Networks
Technology Assessment
Usability Engineering/Human-Computer Interaction
Software Project Management
Software Organization Management
MIS-691Management Information System Thesis I3
MIS-692Management Information System Thesis II3
Total Credits43.5
  1. Possession of a baccalaureate degree with a minimum 2.75 overall GPA and a 3.0 GPA in the major. Candidates should have an undergraduate degree in computer science, software engineering, information technology, information science, or business administration or majored in a field that requires a substantial component of software development and/or business administration.
  2. Applicants to the Technology track must have completed courses equivalent to Program Development I and II, Introduction to Management, Principles of Software Engineering, and Data Structures and Algorithms.
  3. Applicants to the Management track must have completed courses equivalent to Program Development I, Introduction to Management, Principles of Software Engineering, Financial Accounting, and Microeconomics and Macroeconomics.
  4. Applicants who have not completed one or more of these courses will be evaluated on a case by case basis.  They may be required to complete foundation courses.