Academics

Management Information Systems

Sample Schedule (2 year plan)

First Semester
ENG-102 Composition & Speech I 4 s.h.
MAT-121 College Algebra* 4 s.h.
BCA-101 Intro to Computers & Information Systems 3 s.h.
BCA-103 MIS 3 s.h.
SDV-199 College Essentials 1 s.h.
Total 15 s.h.
Second Semester
ENG-103 Composition & Speech II 4 s.h.
MAT-140 Finite Math OR
MAT-165 Calculus (Business)
3 s.h.
Humanities class 3 s.h.
ACC-111 Intro to Actg
(if needed or elective)
3 s.h.
Science class 3-4 s.h.
Total 16-17 s.h.
Third Semester
ACC-121 Accounting Principles I 3 s.h.
ECN-120 Macroeconomics 3 s.h.
MAT-156 Intro to Statistics 3 s.h.
Humanities class 3 s.h.
Social Science class 3 s.h.
Total 15 s.h.
Fourth Semester
ACC-122 Accounting Principles II 3 s.h.
ECN-130 Microeconomics 3 s.h.
MAT-161 Business Statistics 3 s.h.
Humanities class 3 s.h.
Elective* 3 s.h.
Total 15-16 s.h.

* – Appropriate math level needed before enrolling in any math class. See NIACC catalog for list of General Education courses.

Note: Please check with transfer institution for their specific requirements or check with a NIACC counselor/advisor for further transfer planning.

    • AA Degree meets the General Education Requirements for the College of Liberal Arts atmost transfer institutions.
    • Check with transfer institution for Foreign Language Requirement.
    • Admission requirements vary from institution to institution. Contact the transfer institution or check with a NIACC counselor/advisor for assistance.
    • Suggested schedule dependent on entry level of student.

Note: Business core courses should not be taken as web classes for the College of Business at the University of Northern Iowa.
Note: The University of Iowa requires MAT-165 Calculus (Business Calculus) as a prerequisite course for the College of Business.

Suggested electives:

    • Intro to Programming Logic
    • Database and SQL
    • Intro to Programming
    • Fundamentals of Project Management
    • College Reading Strategies