Management Information Systems: Information Assurance, BSBA

Requirements for Students Matriculating in or before Academic Year 2017-2018. Learn more about University Academic Regulation 3.1.

Minimum Overall Grade Point Average: 2.00
Total Hours: 120

General Education Requirements
English Composition
See Academic Regulation 3.5
ENGL 1113Composition I3
or ENGL 1313 Critical Analysis and Writing I
ENGL 1213Composition II3
or ENGL 1413 Critical Analysis and Writing II
American History & Government
HIST 1103Survey of American History3
POLS 1113American Government3
Analytical & Quantitative Thought (A)
MATH 1483Mathematical Functions and Their Uses (A)3
or MATH 1513 College Algebra (A)
Humanities (H)
Courses designated (H)6
Natural Sciences (N)
Must include one Laboratory Science (L) course
Courses designated (N) with one (L)7
Social & Behavioral Sciences (S)
Course designated (S)3
Additional General Education
MATH 2103Business Calculus (A) 13
MGMT 3013Fundamentals of Management (S) 1,23
MKTG 3213Marketing (S) 1,23
Hours Subtotal40
Diversity (D) & International Dimension (I)
May be completed in any part of the degree plan
At least one Diversity (D) course
At least one International Dimension (I) course
College/Departmental Requirements
Business Freshman Seminar
BADM 1111Business First Year Seminar1
Career Planning for Business Success
BADM 2111Career Planning for Business Success 11
Professional Development for Business Development
BADM 3111Professional Development for Business Success 11
Hours Subtotal3
Major Requirements
A minimum GPA of 2.20 is required in these 66 hours
Common Body 2
ACCT 2003Fundamentals of Accounting 13
BADM 3113Interpersonal Skills 13
ECON 2003Introduction to Economics 13
EEE 2023Introduction to Entrepreneurship3
FIN 3113Finance3
LSB 3213Legal and Regulatory Environment of Business3
MGMT 4513Strategic Management3
MSIS 2103Business Computer Concepts and Applications3
MSIS 3223Operation Analytics3
Management Information Systems Major Requirements
A GPA of 2.00 is required in these 39 hours of Management Information Systems Major Requirements
18 of these 39 hours must be in residence at OSU
MSIS 2203Computer Programming for Business3
MSIS 3363Advanced Management Information Systems Programming3
Select one of the following:3
Management Science - Prescriptive Analytics
Managerial Decision Theory
Decision Support and Business Intelligence Applications
Data Science Programming
Scripting Essentials
MSIS 4133Information Technologies for Electronic Commerce3
or MSIS 4363 Web Application Development
MSIS 3333Database Systems Design, Management and Administration3
MSIS 4003Systems Analysis and Design3
MSIS 4033Information Systems Project Management and Communication3
MSIS 4123Information Assurance Management3
MSIS 4523Data Communication Systems3
Select 9 hours of the following:9
Applied Information Systems Security
Digital Forensics and Auditing
System Certification and Accreditation
Legal and Ethical Issues in Information Systems
Scripting Essentials
Select 3 hours of the following:3
Intermediate Accounting I
Intermediate Accounting II
Cost Accounting
Accounting Information Systems
Auditing and Assurance Services
Contemporary Integrated Accounting and Business Systems
Computer Science II
Unix Programming
C/C++ Programming
Any upper-division CS courses except CS 4113 and CS 4883
Money and Banking
Econometric Methods
Business and Economic Forecasting
Financial Management
Information Systems Design and Development
Human Resource Management
Consumer and Market Behavior
Sales Management
Supply Chain Management
Marketing Research
Services Marketing
any upper division courses
Intermediate Statistical Analysis
Applied Regression Analysis
Hours Subtotal66
Select 11 hours11
May be selected from any upper- or lower-division area except activity courses in LEIS and PE and lower-division AERO and MLSC. Twelve credit hours earned in advanced AERO and MLSC, exclusive of credit earned for summer camp, may be included in the 120 hours.
Hours Subtotal11
Total Hours120

Courses also meet College and Departmental Requirements and cannot be waived with an Associate’s degree.


MGMT 3013 Fundamentals of Management (S) and MKTG 3213 Marketing (S) are common body requirements, but are counted in general education requirements.

Other Requirements

  1. A minimum of 50 percent of the business hours required for a degree must be in residence at OSU.
  2. Forty-five hours of upper division courses required.

Additional State/OSU Requirements

  • At least: 60 hours at a four-year institution; 30 hours completed at OSU; 15 of the final 30 and 50% of the upper-division hours in the major field completed at OSU.
  • Limit of: one-half of major course requirements as transfer work; one-fourth of hours earned by correspondence; 8 transfer correspondence hours.
  • Students will be held responsible for degree requirements in effect at the time of matriculation and any changes that are made, so long as these changes do not result in semester credit hours being added or do not delay graduation.
  • Degrees that follow this plan must be completed by the end of Summer 2023.