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Columbus State University

Bachelor of Business Administration
Management Information Systems

D. Abbott Turner College of Business
Degree Program Course Requirements

For general degree requirements, see the D. Abbott Turner College of Business and
the General Degree Requirements pages.
Suggested four year course schedule

Area A Essential Skills Required Hours: 9
ENGL 1101
(with a grade of "C" or better)
ENGL 1102 (with a grade of "C" or better)
Select one of the following courses:

*MATH 1111 is recommended in Area A. Business majors must complete MATH 1111 with a C or better grade for admission to BUSA 3115 and Area G courses.

Area B Institutional Options Required Hours: 4-5
COMM 1110
Select two of the following courses:

OR
Select one of the following courses:
Foreign Language 1001, 1002, 2001, or 2002
Any Area C-E course with a study abroad component.

Note: the extra hour may be used as an elective.

Area C Humanities/Fine Arts/Ethics Required Hours: 6
Select one of the following humanities courses:

Select one of the following fine arts courses: *ITDS 1145, though listed under both humanities and fine arts, may be taken only once.

Area D Science/Math/Technology Required Hours: 10-11
Select one science course with a lab; the other course may be lab or non-lab:

Select one of the following courses or a science course from above:

*MATH 1125 is recommended for students considering graduate studies.

Area E Social Sciences Required Hours: 12
Select one course from the following two courses:
HIST 2111
HIST 2112

Take the following course:
POLS 1101
Select one behavioral science course from the following courses:

Select one world cultures course from the following courses:

Wellness Requirement Required Hours: 3
PHED 1205
Select any one PEDS course.

Area F Courses Related to Major Required Hours: 18
A grade of "C" or better is required for each course in Area F. Students will not be allowed to take Area G courses until this requirement is met.

Area G BBA Core Required Hours: 27
A minimum 2.0 grade point average is required for Area G.

Area H Major Course Requirements Required Hours: 21
A minimum grade of "C" is required in each of the following courses.
MISM 3125 Information Systems Analysis
MISM 4135 Database Design
MISM 4145 Business Data Networks and Security
MISM 4165 Project Management

9 hours of electives from the following sets with a C or better in each course.
MISM 3***/4*** Elective
or Business Intelligence
ACCT 3135 Accounting Information Systems
MISM 3116 Business Analytics
MISM 4117 Information Resource Management
MISM 4128 Business Intelligence

or E-Commerce
MISM 3118 Global E-Business
MISM 3155 Web Development
MKTG 3138 Social Media Marketing

Area I General Electives Required Hours: 12
9 hours: select from the following courses of which 3 hours must be a the 3000/4000 level; a minimum 2.0 grade point average is required
ACCT/BUSA/MISM/ECON/FINC/MGMT/MKTG 3***/4***

3 hours Non-Business Electives

Total Hours Required: 123