The Degree of Bachelor of Science in Business Computing
Management Information Systems (MIS) Emphasis


The Management Information Systems (MIS) program is designed for students interested in the challenging, exciting and high-demand field of information systems. It focuses on integrating business processes and information technology solutions to meet the information needs of organizations, enabling them to achieve their objectives in an effective and efficient manner.

This major is designed to provide students with the opportunity to acquire a solid understanding of business theories and practices combined with an advanced knowledge on the different information systems used in business applications. Careers in MIS are found in business consulting, IT management, Information Management, systems analysis, network & security administration, and electronic commerce.

Admission Requirements
The admission requirement to the degree of BS in Business Computing with a concentration in MIS: Lebanese Baccalaureate Part II (any strand) or its equivalent as certified by the Lebanese Ministry of Education and Higher Education.

Graduation Requirements
To receive the degree of BS in Business Computing with a concentration in MIS, a student must fulfill all requirements of the degree program, complete all required courses, accumulate a total of 94 credits with an overall grade point average (GPA) of at least 2.0/4.0 and a minimum GPA of 2.0/4.0 in both the core and major requirements, and clear all accounts with the university. Candidates for degrees are reminded that grades of “I” assigned during the last semester to courses required for graduation will result in delaying their graduation.

General Education Requirements (27 cr.)

Communication Skills in English and Arabic (9 cr.)
Two courses from the subcategory English: ENL 213 & ENL 223 or ENL 230 (6 cr.)
One course from the subcategory Arabic: ARB 211, ARB 212, ARB 224, ARB 231, ARB 317 (3 cr.)

Philosophy and Religion (6 cr.)
One course from the subcategory Religion: REG 212, REG 213, REG 215, REG 313, REG 314 (3 cr.)
One course from the subcategory Philosophy: ENS 205, PHL 211, PHL 311, POS 345 (3 cr.)

Cultural Studies & Social Sciences (3 cr.)
One course from the category Cultural Studies and Social Sciences: ARP 215, COA 315, COA 359, FAP 215, HUT 305, HUT 306, MUS 210, NTR 215, PSL 201, SOL 201, SOL 301, SOL 313, BAD 201, ECN 200, ECN 211, ECN 212 (3 cr.)

Citizenship (3 cr.)
One course from the category Citizenship: HIT 211, IAF 301,POS 201, POS 210, POS 240, POS 319, POS 337 (3 cr.)

Science & Technology (6 cr.)
One course from the subcategory Mathematics/Statistics/Computer Science: CSC 201, CSC 202, MIS 201, MAT 201, MAT 202, MAT 204, MAT 211, STA 202, STA 210 (3 cr.)

One course from the subcategory Natural Sciences: PHS 207, AST 201, CHM 211, ENS 201, ENS 202, ENS 206, BIO 202, BIO 203, HEA 201, HEA 204, NTR 201, GIS 211 (3 cr.)

Core Requirements (27 cr.)

ACO 201, BAD 201, BAD 425, BAD 429, BAD 453, MRK 201, STA 206
Choose two courses from the following list: CSC 203, CSC 217, CSC 316, CSC 385, CSC 417, CSC 425, CSC 435, CSC 446, CSC 485

Major Requirements (34 cr.)

MIS 216, MIS 310 or CSC 301, MIS 330 or CSC 226, MIS 333, MIS 341 or CSC 306, MIS 345, MIS 420 or CSC 305, MIS 431, MIS 434, MIS 442, CSC 480, CSC 490

Free Electives (6 cr.)