Managerial Informatics (Minor)
Minor: Managerial Informatics
Program Code: M145
About This Minor. . .
The minor in Managerial Informatics is designed to prepare students for managerial level decision making based on the use of information and computer technology. Today’s world presents a wealth of information. Using information effectively requires insight and talent with a variety of tools. The Managerial Informatics minor is intended for students who are interested in expanding their knowledge and skills in the use of information and related technology. A Managerial Informatics minor coupled with any major can increase the employment opportunities available in a wide variety of areas.
Institutional Minor Requirements
The following institutional requirements apply to all CMU minors. Specific programs may have different requirements that must be met in addition to institutional requirements.
- A minor consists of 15-24 semester hours. There may be prerequisites required for the minor which will increase the total number of credit hours for a student who has not already taken those prerequisites.
- Courses taken to satisfy Essential Learning, major requirements, or electives can be counted toward the minor if applicable.
- At least 33 percent of the credit hours required for the minor must be in courses numbered 300 or above.
- At least 25 percent of the classes must be taken at CMU.
- 2.00 cumulative GPA or higher for the courses used for the minor.
- A minor is not a degree by itself and must be earned at the same time as a baccalaureate degree.
- A minor must be outside the major field of study.
- A student may earn up to five minors with any baccalaureate degree at CMU.
- The Catalog Year determines which program sheet and degree requirements a student must fulfill in order to graduate. Visit with your advisor or academic department to determine which catalog year and program requirements sheet you should follow.
- See “Requirements for Undergraduate Degrees and Certificates” in the catalog for a complete list of graduation requirements.
Program Specific Minor Requirements
(21 semester hours)
|Code||Title||Semester Credit Hours|
|CISB 210||Fundamentals of Information Systems||3|
|CISB 205||Advanced Business Software||3|
|CISB 241||Introduction to Business Analysis||3|
|CISB 305||Solving Problems Using Spreadsheets||3|
|CISB 306||Solving Problems Using Databases||3|
|Total Semester Credit Hours||15|
|Code||Title||Semester Credit Hours|
|Select two of the following:||6|
|Information Systems Theory and Practice|
MANG 341 or CISB 341
Quantitative Decision Making 1
|Marketing Research 1|
|Systems Analysis and Design|
|Management of Information Systems|
Any other CISB 200, 300, or 400 level course
|Total Semester Credit Hours||6|
Course requires additional course prerequisites beyond those required for the minor.
Advising Process and DegreeWorks
Documentation on the pages related to this program is intended for informational purposes to help determine what courses and associated requirements are needed to earn a minor. Meeting with an academic advisor is essential in planning courses and developing a suggested course sequencing. It is ultimately the student’s responsibility to understand and fulfill the requirements for her/his intended minor.
DegreeWorks is an online degree audit tool available in MAVzone. It is the official record used by the Registrar’s Office to evaluate progress towards a minor. Students are responsible for reviewing their DegreeWorks audit on a regular basis and should discuss questions or concerns with their advisor or academic department head for the minor. Discrepancies in requirements should be reported to the Registrar’s Office.
A minor cannot be awarded by itself. It must be combined with a baccalaureate degree outside the major field of study. Students should follow the graduation process outlined for the baccalaureate degree and list their majors and minors on the “Intent to Graduate” form.
If a student’s petition for graduation is denied, it will be her/his responsibility to consult the Registrar’s Office regarding next steps.