Houston Baptist University Catalog
Management Information Systems ( MIS ) Course Descriptions
MIS 3330 INFO SYSTEMS & BUS ANALYTICS
MIS 3330 Information Systems and Business Analytics
Prerequisite(s): BUSA 2315
This course provides students with basic knowledge of Information Systems and Business Analytics and their use for business operations, managerial decision-making, and strategic advantage. The computer hardware, software, and networks are discussed. The development and use of databases and data warehouses are addressed. Various tools and techniques for data interrogation, visualization, presentation, data mining, and predictive analytics are examined. Students will gain hands-on experience and develop skills necessary for working with large data sets from various business areas.
MIS 4350 PREDICT ANALYTIC & DATA MINING
MIS 4350 Predictive Analytics and Data Mining
Prerequisite(s): MIS 3330
This course provides knowledge and practical skills involving contemporary techniques and methods for data mining and predictive analytics. Methods and techniques covered include cluster analysis, associations, multiple and logistic regressions, classification, and regression trees. Several software packages used for contemporary data analytics will be reviewed and compared. The course includes practical experience using MS Excel and IBM SPSS.