The management information systems major trains students for careers in systems analysis, business systems design, and information technology management. The program strongly emphasizes business and organizational studies as well as information systems technology. Students in this program will study business systems analysis, business systems design, and computer programming. Other technical and business areas in the program focus on developing, implementing, and maintaining information systems in a variety of organizational settings. The program includes course work in information system design and development methodologies, database management systems, electronic business, and data communications. The program also covers business fundamentals in accounting, finance, marketing, management, and operations management.