MSU Billings Course Descriptions

BMIS - Business Management Information Systems

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* BMIS 150 Computer Literacy

[formerly MIS 150 Information Access and Organization]

3 cr. (F, Sp) Explores access to information, organization of information, retrieval, and decision-making models for analysis and presentation of information in a wide variety of environments and formats.

 

BMIS 210 System Analysis and Design (crosslisted with BMIS 499)

[formerly MIS 210 Systems Analysis and Design]

3 cr. Prerequisites: BMIS 352 or CAPP 158. (F)  Introduces the theory, principles and methodologies of systems analysis and design.  Seniors will complete a major project assignment. (crosslisted with City College)

 

BMIS 294 Seminar/Workshop

[formerly MIS 292 Seminar]

V1-3 cr.  Provides an opportunity for students to investigate areas of Information Systems.

 

BMIS 310 Web Design, Development, and Implementation

[formerly MIS 310 Web Design, Development and Implementation]

3 cr. (F, Sp, Su)  Provides students with basic concepts, theories, and tools to design, develop and implement Web pages.  Includes advanced Internet researching techniques and skills.

 

BMIS 311 Management Information Systems

[formerly MIS 330 Principles of Management Information Systems]

3 cr. Prerequisite: CAPP 131 or equivalent, junior standing. (F, Sp, Su)  Introduces the fundamental concepts of management information systems in business organizations.

 

BMIS 352 Microcomputer Database Design and Implementation

[formerly MIS 352 Microcomputer Database Design and Implementation]

3 cr. (Su)  Covers the concepts and design of microcomputer database management systems.  Extensive hands-on with data base programs.  Students complete a large database management system for a small business.

 

BMIS 360 Advanced Database Programming

[formerly MIS 372 Advanced Database Programming]

3 cr.  Prerequisites: CSCI 100 and Admission to upper division standing.  Introduces fourth generation languages using database programming techniques.  The application of SQL programming language on micro-computers will be included.  4GL programming will include RISC environment applications.

 

BMIS 492 Independent Study

[formerly MIS 491 Independent Study]

V1-3 cr. Prerequisites: Admission to upper division standing, consent of department, and approval of the College of Business Academic Policy Committee (CBAPC). (F, Sp, Su)  Provides outstanding junior and senior students an opportunity to explore material not covered by regular Information System courses.  Students must complete a Request for Independent Study form and have it approved by CBAPC.

 

BMIS 494 Seminar/Workshop

[formerly MIS 492 Seminar]

V1-3 cr. Prerequisite: Admission to upper division standing. (F, Sp, Su)  Provides students an opportunity to extensively investigate topics pertinent to Information Systems.

 

BMIS 499 Capstone:  System Analysis and Design (crosslisted with BMIS 210)

[formerly MIS 410 Systems Analysis and Design]

3 cr. Prerequisites: BMIS 352 or CAPP 158. (F)  Introduces the theory, principles and methodologies of systems analysis and design.  Seniors will complete a major project assignment. (crosslisted with City College)

 

Business Marketing

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BMKT 112 Applied Sales

3 cr.  (3 lec/wk)  (F)

Provides basic principles and techniques for selling, and practical application.  Includes selling as a profession, preparation for relationship selling, the selling process, and planning and managing a sales territory.

 

BMKT 225 Marketing

[formerly CTBU 270 Introduction to Sales & Marketing]

3 cr. (3 lec/wk)

Provides students with the fundamental principles and concepts of sales practices and procedures as well as an introduction into marketing terminology and strategies.  Topics covered include:  personal selling, product development, the marketing concept, consumer behavior, marketing research, pricing, channels of distribution, and promotion.