MIS Health Care Informatics Concentration

Degree requirements

Foundation requirements1

All majors in the College of Business and Management require foundation knowledge in accounting, economics, mathematics, and statistics. Students must earn a cumulative GPA of at least 2.0 across all foundation courses. UIS courses that satisfy the foundation knowledge requirements include:

ACC 211
ACC 212
Introduction to Financial Accounting
and Introduction to Managerial Accounting
ECO 213Statistics for Business and Economics3
MAT 113Business Calculus (or an equivalent)4
ECO 201
ECO 202
Introduction to Microeconomics
and Introduction to Macroeconomics
or ECO 315 Economics for Administration
Total Hours17-19

A minimum grade of C- is required in ALL foundation courses. 

Course work equivalent to the above may be accepted upon approval by the student’s advisor.

College Core2

The college core is required of all undergraduate College of Business and Management students. Students must earn a cumulative GPA of at least 2.0 across all college core courses.

MIS 352Principles of Management Information Systems3
BUS 302Principles of Financial Management3
BUS 312Principles of Marketing3
BUS 322Principles of Operations Management3
BUS 331Business, Ethics, and Society3
MGT 310Managing Organizational Behavior3
MGT 488Strategic Management: The Capstone 33
Total Hours21

A minimum grade of C- is required in all College Core courses EXCEPT MGT 488. A minimum grade of C (2.0) is required in MGT 488 (a grade of C- or lower will not be accepted).


Prerequisite: All college core courses, and within 12 hours of graduation or during the student’s last semester.

Major Requirements – MIS Core

To earn a Bachelor’s of Science in Management Information Systems with Health Care Informatics a student must:

  • Complete at least 54 semester hours from a four year baccalaureate-granting institution;

  • Complete at least 48 semester hours of upper-division (300-400 level) course work;

  • Complete at least one half of his or her business course work at UIS (college core and major); and

  • Earn a cumulative grade point average of at least 2.0 across all courses required for the major.

All MIS undergraduate majors must complete 36 core credit hours to fulfill the degree requirements as follows:

Other requirements include:

Engaged Citizenship Common Experience (ECCE) 110

Health Care Informatics Concentration Requirements:

CSC 225Computer Programming Concepts I3
CSC 275Computer Programming Concepts II3
MIS 325Health Care Informatics Programming3
MIS 371Enterprise Architecture3
MIS 385Data and Information Management3
MIS 455Human-Computer Interaction Design3
MIS 478Health Care Information Systems Security3
MIS 454Systems Analysis and Design3
MIS 456Networks and Telecommunications in Organizations3
MIS 458IS Project Management3
MIS 468Business Process Management3
MIS 469IS Strategy Management and Acquisition3
Total Hours36

The Management Information Systems degree requires a minimum of three hours of internship course work consisting of an individualized field experience (IPL 300) or an individual project (IPL 301).  Students are encouraged to complete six hours of internship. All six hours can be used to fulfill ECCE requirements. After consultation with their internship advisor, students may petition to waive the three hour requirement using the student petition form. A petition to substitute an alternative ECCE course will only be approved in exceptional cases.

Credit for Prior Learning (IPL 305) may not be used by College of Business and Management students to fulfill degree requirements.  Students with Health Care Informatics Concentration will take ECCE Social Health Care Informatics (three hours) instead of US Communities or Global Awareness.  They also complete six hours of ECCE/internship in the area of Health Care Informatics.

Students must complete a minimum of 18 hours in Management Information Systems prefix courses (MIS) at the UIS College of Business and Management.