Bachelor of Business Administration, Major in Management Information Systems

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Each BBA degree consists of:

Transfer students must take at least 50% of the required business curriculum for the BBA in residence at Sam Houston State University, which may include courses taken at The Woodlands Center campus or through SHSU Online.

1 The Business Core is made up of the following courses:

ACCT 2301Principles of Financial Acc3
ACCT 2302Principles of Managerial Acc3
BANA 2372Business Analysis3
BANA 3363Inter Business Analysis3
BUAD 2301Business Legal Environment3
BUAD 3335Business Communication3
ECON 2301Principles Of Macroeconomics3
ECON 2302Principles Of Microeconomics 13
FINC 3320Business Finance3
MGIS 3310Principles of MIS3
MGMT 3310Principles Of Management3
MGMT 3370Operations Management3
MGMT 4390Strategic Management & Policy3
MKTG 3310Principles Of Marketing3

Degree Plan

Bachelor of Business Administration, Major in Management Information Systems
Core Curriculum
Component Area I (Communication)6
Component Area II (Mathematics)3
Component Area III (Life and Physical Science)8
Component Area IV (Language, Philosophy, and Culture)3
Component Area V (Creative Arts)3
Component Area VI (U.S. History)6
Component Area VII (Political Science/Government)6
Component Area VIII (Social and Behavioral Sciences)3
Component Area IX (Component Area Option)4
First Year
Component Area III4Component Area III4
ECON 1100, KINE 2115, NGLI 1101, or MCOM 113011Component Area V3
ENGL 130123BUAD 1305 or CSTE 13303
HIST 130133ENGL 130223
MATH 132443HIST 130233
 14 16
Second Year
Component Area IV3ACCT 23023
ACCT 23013BUAD 2321 or COMS 238213
BANA 23723BUAD 23013
ECON 230253ECON 230153
POLS 230563POLS 230663
 15 15
Third Year
BANA 33633MGIS 33303
FINC 33203MGMT 33703
MGIS 23203MIS Technical Electives73
MGIS 33103MIS Technical Electives73
MGMT 33103MKTG 33103
 15 15
Fourth Year
BUAD 33353General Electives3
MGIS 43303MGIS 33203
MGIS 43503MGIS 43403
MIS Technical Electives73MGMT 43903
MIS Technical Electives73MIS Technical Electives73
 15 15
Total Hours: 120
MIS Technical Elective Courses
Select five from the following:15
MGIS (3000 or 4000) level course, not including required MGIS courses
Accounting Information Systems
Intro To Bus Forecasting& Econ
Intro To Bus Forecasting& Econ
Programming Fundamentals I
Programming Fundamentals II
Intro to Computer Networks
Special Topics/Programming
DF and IA Fundamentals I
Intro to Geographic Info Sys
Project Management

The BBA in Management Information Systems is designed to provide graduates with the following marketable skills:

  • Critical thinking and problem solving.
  • Technical competence.
  • Oral and written communication.
  • Understanding core business functions.