Bachelor of Management Information Systems

Bachelor of  Management Information Systems​ :


Programs:
 
The following undergraduate degree is available from the Department of Management
Information Systems:
 
Program Title: Management Information Systems 
Years  Required: 4 years.
Degree Awarded:  B.S .
Administrative Unit: Department of Management Information Systems
 
Bachelor of  Management Information Systems​:
The Bachelor of Management Information Systems (MIS) program is designed to provide students with knowledge and skills to apply business principles and management practices with specialization in management information systems.

Bachelor of Information Systems Management will prepare students to become a high-impact professional ready to help build the digital future. Students pursuing this specialization will learn about designs and enterprise development and applications, management skills for technological organizations, and management decision making.

The academic year is composed of two 15-week regular semesters in the Fall and Spring and an 8-week condensed Summer if required. Each graduating student has to successfully

complete 127 credits. Each semester credit is one 50-minute lecture a week or 2 hours of lab a week.

 

The vision and mission of the Bachelor Program

The vision of the Bachelor of Management Information Systems

To equip students with a distinctive modern qualification for contributing and meeting the needs of the labor market in the fields of business and information systems with the latest computer knowledge, software, and administrative information.

The mission of the Bachelor of Management Information Systems

To prepare distinguished cadres who have the ability to participate in the competitive labor market, to deal with MIS and its various applications, and to support faculty members for outstanding scientific research.

Program Delivery Modes

The Bachelor of Management Information Systems at King Khalid University is offered

as a full-time on-campus day program. The courses are generally offered between 8:00

am and 6:00 pm. All required courses for the B.S. degree are offered on the King Khalid

University, main campus in a standard face-to-face classroom format.

Most of the courses use Blackboard, an interactive educational software adopted by the

University, to provide lecture notes to students and to evaluate student achievement on various course outcomes. Some of the courses have Lab delivery mode in addition to the traditional Lecture.

Evaluating Student Performance

The primary evaluation of student performance is through the assignment of course grades by the Course Coordinator. The Semester Work consists of homework, assignments, quizzes, continuous assessment examinations and final examination is used by the Course Coordinator to evaluate students’ performance, but for the courses which involve laboratory practical are evaluated on their achievement of the learning outcomes based on laboratory classes, laboratory experiments, written reports and the laboratory final examination.

Success in a course is usually based on the combination of grades awarded for the course work and for the final examination. Each course has a total of 100 points. The grade for the semester work is 50% of the total mark, and the remaining 50% for the grading for the final examination. The pass mark in each course is 60%.

The grading system for King Khalid University is based on a 5.0 Grade Point scale, with a grade of "A+" being equal to 5 points and an "F' being 1. Students with CGPA more than 4.5, will receive Distinguished Student Awards at the end of the semester and will receive honors upon graduation.  When grade drops to 2.0, students are given the first warning, and if the warning continues two successive times, their enrollments are canceled.

Attendance and absence are taken for each lecture, and if students are absent more than 25%, they are denied entry to the final exam.

The grading system at King Khalid University is shown in Table 1.1. A student's grade point average is determined by dividing the cumulative point value of all courses attempted by the number of units in the student's semester schedule.

 

Letter  Grade

Grade Percent (%)

Grade Points per Credit Hour                      (on a scale of 5)

Description

A+

95-100

5.00

Excellent

A

90-94

4.75

B+

85-89

4.50

Very  Good

B

80-84

4.00

C+

75-79

3.50

Good

C

70-74

3.00

D+

65-69

2.50

Poor

D

60-64

2.00

F

<60

1.00

Failure

 Table: Grading System of KKU

 

Program Educational Objectives

In the process of developing

Student Learning Outcomes

The Academic Development and Quality Committee (ADQC) agreed to adopt all of the 6 Student Learning Outcomes from the Computing Accreditation Commission, ABET for its Bachelor of Management Information Systems program.

  1. Analyze a complex computing problem and to apply principles of computing and other relevant disciplines to identify solutions.
  2. Design, implement and evaluate a computing-based solution to meet a given set of computing requirements in the context of the program’s discipline.
  3. Communicate effectively in a variety of professional contexts.
  4. Recognize professional responsibilities and make informed judgments in computing practice based on legal and ethical principles.
  5. Function effectively as a member or leader of a team engaged in activities appropriate to the program’s discipline.
  6. Support the delivery, use, and management of information systems within an information systems environment. [IS]

KPIs

Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) have been developed against each SLO.

 

SLOs

Respective KPIs

  1. Analyze a complex computing problem and to apply principles of computing and other relevant disciplines to identify solutions.

a1. Identify computing & business problems/opportunities and analyze them

a2. List down the requirements

a3.Create a mapping of the organizational needs to information systems & their relevant disciplines

a4. Determine appropriate resources needed to apply the proposed solutions

a5. Outline strategies for solving complex computing & business problems

  1. Design, implement and evaluate a computing-based solution to meet a given set of computing requirements in the context of the program’s discipline.

b1. Develop a design strategy

b2. Compare modelling tools for their effectiveness in design process

b3. Justify design procedure with documentation and references

b4. Implement obtained model to meet the requirements in MIS context.

b5. Evaluate practical significance of design outcome

  1. Communicate effectively in a variety of professional contexts.

c1. Articulate ideas

c2. Organize written materials in an effective way

c3. Demonstrate understanding of presentation dynamics in professional context.

c4. Demonstrate competence in grammar and spelling

c5. Illustrate ideas using effective tools in a variety of professional contexts.

c6. Question, appraise and criticize presented ideas

  1. Recognize professional responsibilities and make informed judgments in computing practice based on legal and ethical principles.

d1. Recognize professional responsibilities in MIS practices.

d2. Demonstrate ethical principles among peers and faculty for own actions.

d3. Make informed judgment in computing practices based on legal principles.

  1. Function effectively as a member or leader of a team engaged in activities appropriate to the program’s discipline.

e1. Organize team meetings / activities

e2. Show willingness to cooperate

e3. Share credit of success

e4. Justify designated role for team members in MIS discipline

e5. Encourage participation among  team members

  1. Support the delivery, use, and management of information systems within an information systems environment. [IS]

f1. Understands the working of tools used in information systems environment

f2. Plans the delivery of a proposed system

f3. Manage the configuration and\or maintenance of an information system or related software

 

Careers

The program allows students to prepare for a lifetime of learning and growth in various information technology careers such as:

Applications Developer

Computer and Information Research Scientist

Computer Specialist

Data Administrator, Database Administrator

E-commerce Systems Developer

Information Security Manager

Information Systems Consultant

Information Technology Consultant

IT Manager

Knowledge Systems Developer

Network Systems Administrator

Project Leader

Software Developer

Systems Analyst

Technical Support Specialist

 

Curriculum

College of Business

Department of Management Information Systems

 Bachelor of MIS Curriculum:

First Level

Second Level

Course No/ Code

Course Title

CR

Total

Pre

Course No/ Code

Course title

CR

Total

Pre

Theo

Prac

Theo

Prac

011 ENG

Intensive English Language Program (1)

6

-

6

-

012 ENG

Intensive English Language Program (1)

6

-

6

011 ENG

101COM

Computer (1)

2

2

3

-

102 COM

Computer (2)

1

2

2

101  COM

111 ISC

Islamic Culture

2

-

2

-

112 ISC

Islamic Culture (2)

2

-

2

-

101  MGMT

Principles of Management

3

-

3

-

101 QUA

Business Mathematics

3

-

3

-

201 ARAB

Arabic Language Skills

2

-

2

-

102 QUA

Principles of Statistics

3

-

3

-

Total

16

Total

16

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Third Level

Fourth Level

Course No/ Code

Course Title

CR

Total

Pre

Course No/ Code

Course title

CR

Total

Pre

Theo

Prac

Theo

Prac

202 ARAB

Arabic Writing

2

-

2

201 ARB

203 MIS

Programming (1)

3

2

4

102 COM

101 ACCT

Principles of Accounting (1)

3

-

3

-

102 ACCT

Principles of Accounting (2)

3

-

3

101 ACCT

211 MIS

Introduction to IT

3

-

3

102 COM

215 MIS

MIS

2

2

3

211 MIS

201 MGMT

Principles of BA

3

-

3

1010 MGMT

114 ISC

Islamic Culture (4)

2

-

2

-

113 ISC

Islamic Culture (3)

2

-

2

-

201 ECON

Principles of Microeconomics

3

-

3

-

201 LAW

Commercial Law

3

-

3

-

Total

16

Total

15

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Fifth Level

Sixth Level

Course No/ Code

Course Title

CR

Total

Pre

Course No/ Code

Course title

CR

Total

Pre

Theo

Prac

Theo

Prac

204 MIS

Programming (2)

3

2

4

203 MIS

345 QUA

Operations Research

3

-

3

102 QUA

321 MIS

Structured Systems Analysis & design

3

-

3

215 MIS

305 MIS

Operating Systems & CA

2

2

3

204 MIS

331 MIS

DBMS (1)

2

2

3

215 MIS

332 MIS

DBMS (2)

2

2

3

331 MIS

341 MIS

Internet Technologies

2

2

3

211 MIS

313 MIS

Information Resources M.

3

-

3

331 MIS

001 MGMT

English For Business

3

-

3

012 ENG

322 MIS

OO System Analysis & Design

2

2

3

321 MIS

202 ZTJ

Zakat & Transactions Jurisprudence

2

-

2

-

315  HRD

Communications Skills

2

-

2

-

Total

18

Total

17

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Seventh Level

Eighth Level

Course No/ Code

Course Title

CR

Total

Pre

Course No/ Code

Course title

CR

Total

Pre

Theo

Prac

Theo

Prac

414 MIS

Business Modeling

2

2

3

345 QUA

416 MIS

Data warehousing & Mining

2

2

3

415 MIS

423  MIS

IS Project Management

2

-

2

321 MIS

444 MIS

Computing Security and Quality

3

-

3

442 MIS

442  MIS

Computing Network & DT

2

2

3

341 MIS

424 MIS

Applications Development

2

2

3

423 MIS

415  MIS

Management Support Systems

2

2

3

345 QUA

213 MIS

433 MIS

Distributed DBS

2

2

3

332 MIS

443  MIS

E- Business

2

-

2

341 MIS

425 MIS

Dissertation

2

-

2

-

417  MIS

Special Topics in MIS

2

-

2

-

Total

15

Total

14

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Program total CR. 127

Admissions

Undergraduate Admission

The admission process is 100% electronic, which offers a fair chance to all applicants through standard requirements and conditions. A set of conditions

stipulated by the University Council are applied during the admission period, which is in accordance with the requirements of the Ministry of Education.

For admission in King Khalid University a student is required to fulfil the following requirements;

  1. The applicant should be a Saudi national or have a Saudi mother or who gets exception from the university internal policies or national interests.
  2. The applicant should have a certificate of good conduct.
  3. The applicant should not be dismissed academically or disciplinary from the university or any other Saudi university.
  4. The applicant obtains a Saudi secondary school certificate, or its equivalent.
  5. The applicant doesn’t have any study gap more than five years from the date of obtaining a secondary school certificate, or its equivalent. However, the University Council may waive this condition if the applicant has a persuasive explanation.
  6. The applicant qualifies two entrance exams which consist of an aptitude test, and a subject test administered by the National Assessment Center for Higher Education across the Kingdom.

 

a) The aptitude test (QIYAS) has two components: Mathematics and Linguistics. The test is aimed at determining the general capabilities of students in aforesaid areas.

b) The subject test (TEHSILI) is an objective type multiple-choice test given in five subjects, i.e., Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Biology and English. The objective of this examination is to evaluate the student's knowledge and ability in English and Science.

 

  1. The applicant must satisfy any other requirements specified by the University   Council at the time of application.

The university assigns certain weight to the following three components, i.e., secondary school grade (30%), the aptitude test (30%) and subject test scores (40%). A merit list of all applicants is prepared by the Deanship of Admissions and Registration in accord with final percentage scores and desired fields, as well as the number of seats available in every school.

The admissions process includes three stages. In the first stage the students scoring 80% -100% are considered successful for admission. Students having 75% -100% scores are considered for admission in the 2nd stage. The third stage is set according to the available seats.

Applicants are admitted to a college of their preferences on the basis of merit list subject to the availability of seats. Once seats are filled in a particular program, the

admission to that particular program is closed and remaining students have to make their choices from other programs.

 

Students applying for admission to the Department of Management Information Systems are centrally admitted by the Deanship of Admission and Registration, King Khalid  University as stated above. No specific requirement exists for admission into the Bachelor of Management Information  Systems program. Students who meets aforesaid requirements and are willing to take Bachelor of Management  Information Systems usually get admission into the program based on the availability of seats.

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