Academic Catalog 2020-2021

Slippery Rock University

Management Information Systems (MIS)

MIS 590 -  Experimental  

A unique and specifically focused course within the general purview of a department which intends to offer it on a "one time only" basis and not as a permanent part of the department's curriculum.

Credits: 1-3

Term(s) Typically Offered: Offered as Needed

Enrollment limited to students with a semester level of Graduate.

MIS 598 -  Selected Topics  

A Selected Topics course is a normal, departmental offering which is directly related to the discipline, but because of its specialized nature, may not be able to be offered on a yearly basis by the department.

Credits: 1-3

Term(s) Typically Offered: Offered as Needed

Enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

MIS 603 -  Healthcare Information Systems  

This course will give an introduction to computer-based Information Systems as they are applied to the health care industry. Topics will include characteristics of health care data, design and life cycle of HCIS, the information technology supporting HCIS and management issues.

Credits: 3

Term(s) Typically Offered: Offered Spring Terms

Enrollment limited to students in the MS 9HIM program.

MIS 610 -  Business Analysis and Decision Support  

This course provides analytic skills through a review of critical business analysis and decision support concepts. We study how information technology such as spreadsheet and relational database applications inflluence organizational decisions and management. The course offers hands-on experiences in intermediate and advanced spreadsheet and relational database applications. The students will be able to create models and reports with these tools. The course offers strong technical and quatitative skills for effective leaders and managers. The course assumes that the student has a basic proficiency in spreadsheets, statistics and databases.

Credits: 3

Term(s) Typically Offered: Offered Fall & Spring Terms

Enrollment is limited to students with a program in Business Adm-Accountng/Finance, Business Adm-Management/Mrktng, Business Administration or Business Administration (OL).
Enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

MIS 643 -  Project Management  

This course addresses project management. It provides an understanding of the purpose, methods and benefits of process management by exposing the student to the concepts, practices, processes, tools and techniques used in process management for large projects.

Prerequisite: HIM 600C
C Requires minimum grade of C.

Credits: 3

Term(s) Typically Offered: Offered Summer Terms

Enrollment limited to students in the MS 9HIN program.

MIS 690 -  Experimental  

A unique and specifically focused course within the general purview of a department which intends to offer it on a "one time only" basis and not as a permanent part of the department's curriculum.

Credits: 1-3

Term(s) Typically Offered: Offered as Needed

Enrollment limited to students with a semester level of Graduate.

MIS 698 -  Selected Topics  

A Selected Topics course is a normal, departmental offering which is directly related to the discipline, but because of its specialized nature, may not be able to be offered on a yearly basis by the department.

Credits: 1-3

Term(s) Typically Offered: Offered as Needed

Enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

MIS 700 -  Independent Study  

Independent Study courses give students the opportunity to pursue research and/or studies that are not part of the university's traditional course offerings. Students work one on one or in small groups with faculty guidance and are typically required to submit a final paper or project as determined by the supervising professor.

Credits: 1-3

Term(s) Typically Offered: Offered as Needed

Enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

MIS 790 -  Experimental  

A unique and specifically focused course within the general purview of a department which intends to offer it on a "one time only" basis and not as a permanent part of the department's curriculum.

Credits: 1-3

Term(s) Typically Offered: Offered as Needed

Enrollment limited to students with a semester level of Graduate.

MIS 798 -  Selected Topics  

A Selected Topics course is a normal, departmental offering which is directly related to the discipline, but because of its specialized nature, may not be able to be offered on a yearly basis by the department.

Credits: 1-3

Term(s) Typically Offered: Offered as Needed

Enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.