Undergraduate Programs
University Certificate in Computers and Management
Information Systems
   
Regulations effective September 1, 2006
     

The University Certificate in Computers and Management Information Systems is designed to develop skills and expertise in the area of computers and management information systems and provide a foundation for further studies.

This certificate will provide students with knowledge of management principles, techniques, and tools essential to the application of computers and information systems in the business environment. It will also prepare them as a business professional with sophisticated understanding of trends and issues related to information systems. Students will develop an understanding of the more technical aspects of information systems management, and how to align information systems with business goals.

The University Certificate in Computers and Management Information Systems is offered by Athabasca University's School of Business, 800.468.6531, or e-mail.

Athabasca University advisors have developed a Program Plan. The University has also developed program learning outcomes that describe the career options that may be available to you upon graduating. Students complete the program regulations in effect at the time of their enrolment.

     
     
  Total credits in the program
30
  Required credits 21
  Elective credits 9
  Residency requirement. A minimum of 15 credits must be obtained through Athabasca University
15
  Maximum Prior Learning
and Assessment credits
None permitted
     
  General certificate regulations  
     
  Required Courses (21 credits)
     
ACCT 250 Accounting for Managers
or
 
ACCT 253 Introductory Financial Accounting (3)
ADMN 232 Administrative Principles (3)
ADMN 233 Writing in Organizations (3)
CMIS 311 Case Studies in Management Information Systems
or
 
CMIS 245 1 Microcomputer Applications in Business (Windows)*
*strongly recommended
(3)
CMIS 341 Managing Information Technology in the E-Business Enterprise I (3)
CMIS 351 Managing Information Systems (3)
MGSC 301 Statistics for Business and Economics (I) (3)

 

   
     
  Elective Courses (9 credits)
   
  1. Administrative Studies (any level) (3)
   
  2. any 6 credits selected from the following:
   
CMIS 342 Managing Information Technology in the E-Business Enterprise II (3)
CMIS 455 Accounting Information Systems (3)
COMM 243 Interpersonal Communications in Business (3)
COMP 200 Introduction to Computing and Information Systems (3)
COMP 268 Introduction to Computer Programming (Java) (3)
COMP 361 Systems Analysis and Design (3)
COMP 378 Introduction to Database Management (3)
ECOM 320 Overview of E-Commerce (3)
MKTG 396 Introduction to Marketing (3)
     
  1. Note: CMIS 245 added to regulations in March 2010 and grandfathered.  
     


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