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
6
ECO 213Statistics for Business and Economics3
or MAT 121 Applied Statistics
MAT 113Business Calculus (or MAT 115 Calculus I or MAT 116 Calculus II)4
ECO 201
ECO 202
Introduction to Microeconomics
and Introduction to Macroeconomics
4-6
or ECO 315 Economics for Administration
Total Hours17-19
1

Students must earn a minimum grade of C- in ALL foundation courses and a cumulative GPA of at least 2.0 across all foundation courses.

Course work equivalent to the above may be accepted upon approval by the student’s advisor and the College of Business and Management by Student Petition form.

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.

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
MIS 352Principles of Management Information Systems3
Total Hours21
2

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).

3

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 454Systems Analysis and Design3
MIS 455Human-Computer Interaction Design3
MIS 456Networks and Telecommunications in Organizations3
MIS 458IS Project Management3
MIS 468Business Process Management3
MIS 469IS Strategy Management and Acquisition3
MIS 478Health Care Information Systems Security3
Total Hours36
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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) in the area of Health Care Informatics. Students are encouraged to complete six hours of Internship. Internship hours will be used to fulfill the Engagement Experience ECCE category. Students must complete course work in at least one of the other ECCE categories including U.S. Communities and Global Awareness. Students with Health Care Informatics Concentration will take ECCE MIS 323 Social Health Care Informatics (three hours) instead of US Communities or Global Awareness. 

The one hour UNI 301 Speaker Series course fulfills the last hour of the ECCE requirement (10 Total ECCE hours required).

Only in exceptional cases, using the Student Petition Form, with appropriate College of Business and Management approvals, students may request to waive the three-hour internship requirement and substitute an alternative ECCE course.

Credit for Prior Learning (IPL 305) may not be used by College of Business and Management students to fulfill degree requirements.

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