North Central College - Naperville, IL

Management Information Systems Courses

NOTE: This page contains course descriptions for Master of Science in Management Information Systems program (MIS).The program also draws on courses from the Business Administration (ACC, BUS, ECN, FIN, MGT, MKT) program, the Web and Internet Applications(CSC) program, and the Liberal Studies (MLS) program. Academic credit for each course is noted in parenthesis after the course title. Prerequisites (if any) are noted following each course description. Not all courses are offered every year. Check Merlin, our searchable course schedule, to see which courses are being offered in upcoming terms.

MIS 510 Information Management (3.00)
An analysis of computer system capabilities, limitations, and systems with an emphasis on business applications. Topics include the economics of information, the information services function and information system elements, design, control, and application.

MIS 599 Independent Study (1.50-3.00)
This course is designed for students who want to do introductory study of a topic not covered in a regular course. Instructor consent required.

MIS 693 Independent Study (1.50-3.00)
This course is designed for students who want to do advance study of a topic previously covered in a regular course, but not not offered in another course. Instructor consent required.

MIS 694 Capstone Seminar (3.00)
Working with users, students will apply what they have learned in their master's program to design, develop and implement a large-scale web-based software project. The course will also include examination of ethical case studies from the technology field. Same as: CSC 694.

MIS 695 Master's Project (3.00)
Approval of MIS coordinator or Director of Graduate and Continuing Education.

MIS 696 Thesis (3.00)
Instructor consent required.