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Diploma in Management Information Systems

Students enrolled in this program earn a diploma in Management Information Systems. The program is designed to prepare students for entry-level positions as systems analysts, programmer analysts and information systems and database management administrators, as well as for higher studies in business or information systems.

 
Aims and Objectives


The aims and objectives of the program are:

 

  • To enhance students’ critical thinking and to develop their basic analytical, problem-solving and decision-making skills.
  • To provide students a solid understanding in the development and use of business information systems and information technology.
  • To supplement basic skills students learn in the functional areas of business (accounting, marketing, finance and management) with a firm foundation in the use of computers as a tool in solving information problems in organizations.
  • To provide students the analytical framework and the methodology to analyze, design, implement and manage basic computer-based information/decision systems.
  • To emphasize the role and application of computers in making management decisions.
  • To provide a solid academic, technical and intellectual background that would enable them to pursue higher studies in business information systems or other related fields.    

 

Learning Outcomes

 

Upon successful completion of this program of study, its graduates will:

 

  1. Apply analytical, problem-solving, decision-making and critical thinking skills based on information systems concepts for solving organizational problems.
  2. Assign the various principles that business information systems have toward reaching the operational success of an organization.
  3. Relate the knowledge acquired in the functional areas of business (accounting, marketing, finance and management) with the use of computers as a tool in solving information problems in organizations.
  4. Analyze existing systems and design, implement and manage computer based technology solutions appropriate to the goals of an organization.
  5. Effectively utilize database and database management systems to organize, store and retrieve data.
  6. Illustrate the role of management information systems in the decision making within an organization.

 

Credit Requirements

 

The program requires a minimum of 120 ECTS credits as follows:

 

 

 

Credits

 

 

 

General Education Requirements

48

 

Business Core Requirements

36

 

Major Requirements

36

 

Total

120

 

 

 

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General Education Requirements
 

ECO101 Principles of Microeconomics (6)

ECO201 Principles of Macroeconomics (6)

ENG101 English Communication (6)

ENG102 English Writing (6)

ENG201 Advanced English (6)

GRE101 Modern Greek (6)

GRE201 Modern Greek II (6)

HST101 European History (6)

HST102 History of Cyprus (6)

MTH101 Mathematics (6)

MTH102 Statistics (6)

MTH104 Discrete Mathematics (6)

MTH204 Statistics II (6)

PHI101 Introduction to Philosophy (6)

POL101 Political Studies (6)

PSY101 Introduction to Psychology (6)

SOC101 Principles of Sociology (6)
 

Business Core Requirements                          
 

ACC101 Financial Accounting (6)

ACC201 Financial Accounting II (6)

ACC401 Managerial and Cost Accounting (6)

CSC101 Introduction to Computing (6)

CSC102 Computer Applications (6)

CSC203 Management Information Systems (6)

FIN101 Principles of Financial Management (6)

LAW101 Business Law (6)

MAR101 Principles of Marketing (6)

MGT101 Principles of Management (6)

MGT302 Organizational Behavior (6)

MGT303 Management Science (6)

MGT401 International Business (6)

MGT403 Business Policy and Strategic Management (6)


Major Requirements                                        
 

CSC103 Computer Programming (6)

CSC112 Computer Programming II (6)

CSC202 Data Structures and Algorithms (6)

CSC209 Visual Programming (6)

CSC210 Web Designing (6)

CSC302 Databases (6)

CSC307 Software Engineering (6)

CSC310 Programming in Java (6)

CSC401 Object-Oriented Programming (6)

CSC409 Software Engineering II (6)

MGT206 e-Business (6)


The number of teaching hours (TH) for each course is 3 except when otherwise stated.


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