Management Information Systems Minor

  • Open to business or non-business students.
  • Learn to identify, select and evaluate technology solutions for business problems, become a knowledgeable user of IT and become the person in the organization who can successfully interact with technology professionals.
  • Nine courses are prerequisites for the minor:
    ECON 1101Macroeconomic Principles3
    ECON 1102Microeconomic Principles3
    HRM 1101Leadership and Organizational Management3
    ACCT 2101Financial Accounting3
    ACCT 2102Managerial Accounting3
    or ACCT 2521 Cost Accounting
    MIS 2101Digital Systems3
    MKTG 2101Marketing Management3
    RMI 2101Introduction to Risk Management3
    STAT 2103Statistical Business Analytics (or STAT 2101 or MATH 1013)4
    One of the following can be substituted for STAT 2103 if required for the student's program:
    Probability, Statistics & Stochastic Methods
    PSY 1167
    PSY 2168
    Social Statistics
    Statistical Methods in Sociology
    Total Credit Hours28
  • Nine course alternative prerequisites for the minor:
    ACCT 2101Financial Accounting3
    ECON 1101Macroeconomic Principles3
    HRM 1101Leadership and Organizational Management3
    MIS 2101Digital Systems3
    MKTG 2101Marketing Management3
    RMI 2501Fundamentals of Personal Financial Planning3
    Three electives chosen from the menu of the General Business Studies Minor, excluding MIS courses listed below for the minor. 19
    Total Credit Hours27
  • Minimum grades of C- are required in prerequisite courses and are not calculated in the minor GPA.
  • Three departmental courses are required (two of these must be taken at Temple University):

    Required Courses
    MIS 2502Data and Analytics3
    MIS 3504Digital Design and Innovation3
    Select one of the following:3
    Data Science
    Honors Data Science
    Cloud Architecture
    Defending Against Cyber Crime
    Electronic Commerce Site Design
    Strategic Management of Information Technology
    Information Systems Innovation
    Internet Enabled Supply Chains
    Social Media Innovation
    Special Topics
    Co-operative Experience in Management Information Systems
    Total Credit Hours9
  • A grade point average of 2.0 in the minor is required as well as a minimum grade of C- in each course unless otherwise specified.
  • Courses cannot be used to meet minor requirements if already used to meet the requirements for a major or a different minor or certificate.
  • Courses for the minor must be completed prior to graduation; if completed, the minor will be recorded on the final transcript upon graduation.
  • For more information and to declare or rescind this minor visit the Fox MIS Minor web site.

Interested students should discuss with their home college advisors how the courses in the minor will fit into their overall degree plan and are strongly encouraged to declare the minor early in their academic career.