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Computer Information Systems - B.B.A. Program Requirements PDFDownload to print

Attribute Legend: DD Diversity-Domestic; DG Diversity-Global; ELR Experiential Learning; KAD Kent Core Additional; KBS Kent Core Basic Sciences; KCM Kent Core Composition; KFA Kent Core Fine Arts: KHU Kent Core Humanities; KMC Kent Core Mathematics and Critical Reasoning; KSS Kent Core Social Sciences; WIC Writing Intensive

Please read the sections in the University Catalog on Kent Core, diversity, writing-intensive and the experiential learning requirements.

Attribute Course Title Credits Min Grade
  UC 10097 Destination Kent State: First Year Experience 1 1  
MAJOR PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS (30 credits) Courses count in major GPA
Attribute Course Title Credits Min Grade
  MIS 24065 Web Programming 3 C
  MIS 34068 Systems Analysis and Design 3  
  MIS 34070 Programming Theory and Applications 3  
  MIS 44007 Project Management and Team Dynamics 3  
  MIS 44043 Database Management Systems 3  
ELR/ WIC MIS 44048 Software Integration 3 C 2
ELR MIS 44292 Business Experience and Internship 3 3  
  Choose from the following: MIS electives 9  
  MIS 34036 Enterprise Systems and Business Processes (3)    
  MIS 44033 Advanced Computer Programming for Business (3)    
  MIS 44042 Network Theory and Applications (3)    
  MIS 44045 Information Systems Management (3)    
  MIS 44049 Network Management and Cybersecurity (3)    
  MIS 44295 Special Topics in Information Systems (3)    
  MIS 44293 Workshop in Professional IS Certification (3)    
Attribute Course Title Credits Min Grade
  ACCT 23020 Introduction to Financial Accounting 3  
  ACCT 23021 Introduction to Managerial Accounting 3  
  BUS 10123 Exploring Business 4 3  
  BUS 30061 Business Professional Practices 5 1  
KAD COMM 15000 Introduction to Human Communication 3 C
KSS ECON 22060 Principles of Microeconomics 3  
KSS ECON 22061 Principles of Macroeconomics 3  
  ENG 30061 Writing in Business 5 2  
  FIN 26074 Legal Environment of Business 3  
  FIN 36053 Business Finance 3  
KMC MATH 11010 Algebra for Calculus 3 C
Intuitive Calculus (3) or
Analytic Geometry and Calculus I (5)
  MIS 24053 Introduction to Computer Applications 3 C
  MIS 24056 Fundamentals of Business Statistics 6 3  
  MIS 24163 Principles of Management 3  
  MIS 34060 Operations Management 3  
  MIS 44285 Integrated Business Policy and Strategy 3  
  MKTG 25010 Principles of Marketing 3  
  Kent Core Basic Sciences (must include one laboratory) 6-7  
  Kent Core Composition 6 C 7
  Kent Core Humanities and Fine Arts (minimum one course from each) 9  
  Kent Core Social Sciences 3  
  General Electives 8 14  
  1. UC 10097 is not required of transfer students with 25 credits (excluding College Credit Plus) or students age 21+ at time of admission.
  2. A minimum C (2.000) must be earned to fulfill the writing-intensive requirement.
  3. Substitutions will be considered by the MIS department Chair on a case by case basis.
  4. A student changing to the College of Business Administration or transferring may be waived out of BUS 10123 Exploring Business if:
    1. 30 or more hours have been earned and any two classes (from ACCT 23020, ACCT 23021, FIN 26074, MIS 24163, MKTG 25010 or MIS 24053) have successfully been completed.
    2. 60 or more hours have been earned and the student has completed one course (from ACCT 23020, ACCT 23021, FIN 26074, MIS 24163, MKTG 25010 or MIS 24053)
    3. At the discretion of the Dean's Office, the student has sufficient breadth and depth of knowledge in a business field (as demonstrated by a CLEP exam or Credit by Exam) but does not meet the requirements listed above.
  5. BUS 30061 and ENG 30061 should be taken concurrently. Students who have transferred ENG 30063 from another institution may use it as a substitute for ENG 30061.
  6. If a student has taken MATH 10041 Elementary Probability and Statistics they may use it in place of MIS 24056.
  7. Minimum C grade in ENG 21011 or HONR 20197.
  8. Students may take or use any course at any level as long as the minimum 39-hour requirement for upper-division courses is satisfied for graduation with a B.B.A. Exceptions: Maximum 4 credit hours of physical education activity (PEB) courses and maximum 4 credit hours for courses in applied music and music ensembles (MUS courses with a second digit of 5, 6 or 7) combined may be counted toward the 120-total hour or 39-upper-division-hour graduation requirement. General elective courses may be selected from any area and at any level provided students do not go over the PEB, applied music and ensemble music restriction and they satisfy the 39 hour upper-division requirements. A minor (business or non-business) is encouraged. There is no limit on other music coursework. Any other exceptions must be approved by the assistant dean.

Progression Requirement:
Minimum 2.500 overall GPA, minimum C (2.000) grade in COMM 15000, ENG 21011, MATH 11010 (or placement out of MATH 11010) and a minimum C (2.000) grade in both MIS 24053 and 24065.