Recommended Course Sequences for BAIT Majors

The core courses 33:136:370 Management Information Systems, 33:136:385 Statistical Methods in Business, and 33:136:386 Operations Management are offered every semester.  At present, however, all BAIT-major-specific courses are offered only every other semester (once per academic year) in a way that supports the recommended course sequences below.

 

5-Semester Sequence

For students admitted who have completed all business eligibility courses and obtained admission to the program by the spring semester of their sophomore year:

Sophomore Year, Spring Semester

  • 33:136:370  Management Information Systems
  • 33:136:385  Statistical Methods in Business
  • (3 additional courses: business core, distribution requirements, and/or general electives)

Junior Year, Fall Semester

  • 33:136:388  Foundations of Business Programming
  • 33:136:485  Time Series Modeling for Business
  • (Three additional courses:  business core and/or general electives)

Junior year, Spring Semester

  • 33:136:386  Operations Management
  • 33:136:470   Business Data Management
  • (2-3 additional courses:  BAIT electives, business core, and/or general electives)

Senior Year, Fall Semester

  • 33:136:400  Business Decision Analytics Under Uncertainty
  • (3 additional courses:  BAIT electives, business core, and/or general electives)

Senior Year, Spring Semester

  • BAIT electives, all remaining graduation requirements, and general electives.

 

4-Semester Sequence

For students beginning the BAIT major in their junior year:

Junior Year, Fall Semester

  • 33:136:370  Management Information Systems
  • 33:136:388  Foundations of Business Programming
  • (3 additional courses:  business core and/or general electives)

Junior year, Spring Semester

  • 33:136:385  Statistical Methods in Business
  • 33:136:386  Operations Management
  • 33:136:470   Business Data Management
  • (2 additional courses:  BAIT electives, business core, and/or general electives)

Senior Year, Fall Semester

  • 33:136:400  Business Decision Analytics Under Uncertainty
  • 33:136:485  Time Series Modeling for Business
  • (3 additional courses:  BAIT electives, business core, and/or general electives)

Senior Year, Spring Semester

  • BAIT electives, all remaining graduation requirements, and general electives.

 

Additional Information on Course Requirements

For students double-majoring with or changing majors from Accounting, 33:010:458 Accounting Information Systems may be substituted for 33:136:370 Management Information Systems.  

In addition to the 3 MSIS-department core courses and 4 required BAIT courses explicitly mentioned above, students must complete the 9 remaining business core courses and at least 3 BAIT electives (of which up to 2 may be from the approved "external" electives list).

Students with multiple prior computer programming courses may petition for exemption from the BAIT required course 33:136:388 Foundations of Business Programming. If the petition is approved, the student need not take 33:136:388 but must take at least 4 BAIT electives, of which up to 2 may be from the approved "external" electives list.