Business-Administration - Management-Information-System

  • Degree: Bachelor
  • Campus: Beirut, Debbieh, Tripoli
  • Faculty: Business Administration

Program Description

To receive a Bachelor Degree in Management Information System, a student must satisfactorily complete 100 credit hours with an overall minimum cumulative grade point average (CGPA) of 2.0 + ICDL (International Computer Driving License).

Career Opportunities: Management Information Specialist - System Analyst - System Administrator - Management / Decision Support Specialist - Senior IT Officer - IT Assistant Manager - Records & Information Manager - Software Developer - Programmer - Database Administrator.

Associate Professor Dr. Alaa Abbass Ali
Assistant Professor Dr. Abdul Rahman Baydoun
Assistant Professor Dr. Ahmad Anouti
Assistant Professor Dr. Ayman Bazzi
Assistant Professor Dr. Ali Abou Ali
Assistant Professor Dr. Jad Jaber
Teaching AssistantRachel Saad
Part Time Member (Assistant Professor) Dr. Salah Al-Shami

The Management Information Systems (MIS) program is designed to provide students with a strong educational foundation preparing them as information system (IS) professionals. The MIS program provides comprehensive training in the application, use, and management of information systems preparing students to provide effective information services and support.

The management information systems program gives students well-developed skills in information processing, business writing, and microcomputers. Because of the variety of business courses required to obtain a degree in Management Information Systems, graduates might find opportunities beyond the traditional MIS sphere, including sales, advertising, retailing, finance, personnel, traffic, and transportation.

The program is designed to prepare individuals for positions as managers in business information systems, including database administrators, web designers, electronic commerce developers, systems analysts, applications programmers, IT security managers, and systems trainers. Courses enable students to solve business problems using a variety of computer programs.

  • a- Knowledge and Understanding
  • Provide the basic and foundational topics relevant to MIS.
  • Distinguish relationships between programming languages and information systems.
  • Determine factors influencing the strengths and weaknesses of the most common computer operating systems and determine how one would be preferred over others.
  • Identify current and emerging technologies and apply them to today’s organizations.
  • Identify fundamental processes and functional business units in contemporary and emerging business technology models.
  • Acquire various theories and models in studying management information systems.
  • Describe business models based on information technology.
  • Recognize the importance of information technology for business disciplines.

b- Intellectual Skills

  • Explain complex software within the context of business user needs through training presentations and written documentation.
  • Analyze existing systems and design technology solutions appropriate to the goals of an organization.
  • Explain the various roles of management information systems have toward advancing strategic goals and the operational success of an organization.
  • Evaluate the integration of Internet technologies into business at every level, from manufacturing, supply chain, and inventory management to customer relationships.

c- Practical and Professional Skills

  • Effectively utilize database and database management systems to organize, store and retrieve data.
  • Support and defend an original proposal for the operation and maintenance of an enterprise level database system, to include policies for audits, security, backup, repair and replication.
  • Perform basic and moderate system configuration and server administration tasks to a network operating system.
  • Map information system interfaces among organizational units to integrate business functions across an enterprise.
  • Use mathematical and statistical analyses in business problem-solving models.
  • Apply project management methods in complex system development environments.
  • Interpret financial statements of business entities using financial Management Information Systems concepts.
  • Plan and control the operation of business organizations through the use of Management Information Systems information.

d- General and Transferable Skills

  • Communication skills.
  • Presentation skills.
  • Work collaboratively and engage with people in different settings.
  • Interpersonal skills.
  • Project management skills
  • Time management skills.

The undergraduate curriculum for the degree of Bachelor in Business Administration (Management Information Systems Major) consists of 100 credit hours of course work + ICDL.

MIS graduates have a wide variety of careers open to them, with new forms of specialization opening up almost daily in response to new challenges to society. In almost every sector of our economy, one finds people grappling with problems of information management, making your knowledge and skills increasingly valuable. Career opportunities are varied and interesting, and lifelong learning is valued.

Some career options include:

Management Information Specialist; System Analyst; System Administrator; Management / Decision Support Specialist; Senior IT Officer; IT – Assistant Manager; Records and Information Manager; Software Developer; Programmer; Database Administrator; Applications Developer; Project Manager.

Study Plan:

Course Code Course Title Credits Hours Distribution Course Type
First Semester
BACC201 Principles of Accounting I 3 3 Lec Major R
BECO201 Microeconomics 3 3 Lec Major R
BMTH201 Business Math 3 3 Lec Major R
BUSN201 Business Law 2 2 Lec Major R
BUSN203 Business Communications 2 2 Lec Major R
------- Major Electives 3 3 Crs Major E
Second Semester
BACC202 Principles of Accounting II 3 3 Lec Major R
BECO202 Macroeconomics 3 3 Lec Major R
BMGT202 Principels of Management 3 3 Lec Major R
BMTH202 Business Statistics 3 3 Lec Major R
BUSN204 Business Ethics 2 2 Lec Major R
------- Major Electives 3 3 Crs Major E
Third Semester
BMGT301 Organizational Behavior 3 3 Lec Major R
BMIS301 Management Information Systems I 3 3 Lec Major R
BMIS303 Introduction to Programming for Business Applications 3 3 Lec Major R
BMKT301 Principles of Marketing 3 3 Lec Major R
------- Major Electives 4 4 Crs Major E
Fourth Semester
BFIN302 Financial Management 3 3 Lec Major R
BFSC302 Taxation Systems 3 3 Lec Major R
BMGT302 Operations Management 3 3 Lec Major R
BMGT304 Strategic Management 3 3 Lec Major R
BMIS302 Management Information Systems II 3 3 Lec Major R
------- Major Electives 2 2 Crs Major E
Fifth Semester
BMIS401 Database Management Systems 3 3 Lec Major R
BMIS405 Information Systems Analysis & Design 3 3 Lec Major R
BUSN401 E-Business 3 3 Lec Major R
------- Major Electives 2 2 Crs Major E
------- University Requirements 6 6 Crs CUR
Sixth Semester
BMIS402 E-Business Systems Development 3 3 Lec Major R
BMIS403 Web Applications Design & Implementations 3 3 Lec Major R
BMIS406 Introduction to Network & Security 3 3 Lec Major R
BMIS410 Senior Project & Internship 3 3 Lec Major R
------- Major Electives 2 2 Crs Major E
------- University Requirements 3 3 Crs CUR

Major Electives (Major E)

Course Code Course Title Credits Hours Distribution Course Type
BMGT404 Entrepreneurship & Venture Management 3 3 Lec Major E
BMIS411 Enterprise Resource Planning Systems & Applications 3 3 Lec Major E
BMIS412 Business Intelligence 3 3 Lec Major E
BMIS413 IS Project Management 3 3 Lec Major E
BMIS414 Object Oriented Programming for Business 3 3 Lec Major E
BMIS415 Enterprise Data Warehouses 3 3 Lec Major E
BMIS416 Web Analytics 3 3 Lec Major E
BMIS417 E-Government 3 3 Lec Major E
BMIS418 Healthcare Information Systems 3 3 Lec Major E
BUSN420 Corporate Social Responsibility 3 3 Lec Major E