skip main site navigation go to current site section navigation

Course Information

IROM Course Descriptions can be found in the Course Catalogs.
The Registrar has the latest Course Schedule.
Course Syllabi (below) are updated every semester. If you require a copy of a course syllabus from a semester not provided, please contact the IROM Departmental office at 512-471-3322.

Course Syllabi

Spring 2015

Management Information Systems
  • MIS 301 - Intro to Information Technology Management
    Explores how information technology helps to achieve competitive advantage and improve decision making, business processes, operations, and organizational design. Uses a cross-functional perspective to recognize the role of technology across business activities of management, finance, marketing, human resources, and operations. Management Information Systems 301 and 301H may not both be counted. Restricted to students in the McCombs School of Business.
  • MIS 302F Introduction to Information Technology Management - Foundations
    Explores how information technology helps to achieve competitive advantage and improve decision making, business processes, operations, and organizational design. Uses a cross-functional perspective to recognize the role of technology across business activities of management, finance, marketing, human resources, and operations. May not be counted toward the Bachelor of Business Administration degree. Management Information Systems 302F and 311F may not both be counted. Restricted to nonbusiness students.
  • MIS 304 - Introduction to Problem Solving & Programming
    Offered on a letter-grade basis only. Programming skills for creating easy-to-maintain systems for business applications. Object-oriented and structured methodologies with Visual Basic. Restricted to students in the McCombs School of Business.
  • MIS 325 - Database Management
    Offered on a letter-grade basis only. Beginning and intermediate topics in data modeling for relational database management systems. Restricted to students in the McCombs School of Business.
    MIS 325 - Database Management - Mote, John (03860)
    MIS 325 - Database Management - Mote, John (03865)
  • MIS 333K - Web Application Development
    Offered on a letter-grade basis only. Concepts and practices of information systems. Advanced programming techniques used to generate menu-driven applications. Restricted to students in a business major. Prerequisite: Management Information Systems 304 and 325.
    MIS 333K - Web Application Development - Byars, Richard (03870)
    MIS 333K - Web Application Development - Byars, Richard (03875)
  • MIS 374 - Business System Development
    Offered on a letter-grade basis only. Provides foundation in business system analysis, project management, planning, design, and implementation, using basic business knowledge and computer skills. Restricted to students in a McCombs School of Business major. Prerequisite: Seventy-five semester hours of college coursework, including Management Information Systems 333K.
    MIS 374 - Business System Development - Tuttle, John C (03910)
    MIS 374 - Business System Development - White, Bruce A (03915)
  • MIS 375 - Strategic Information Technology Management
    Offered on a letter-grade basis only. Designed to develop an understanding and appreciation for the role of information technology in the context of a firm's strategy. Explores the impact of information technology on the economy and business performance, the emergence of electronic business applications and organizational and market transformation, and the nature of technology-driven business models and strategies. Restricted to students with a major in business. Prerequisite: Upper-division standing.
    MIS 375 - Strategic Info Technology Mgmt - Garg, Rajiv (03920)
    MIS 375 - Strategic Info Technology Mgmt - Garg, Rajiv (03925)
    MIS 375 - Strategic Info Technology Mgmt - Garg, Rajiv (03930)
  • MIS 179 - Independent Research in Management of Information Systems
    Only two of the following may be counted toward the Bachelor of Business Administration: Accounting 179C, 379C, Business Government and Society 179, 379, Finance 179C, 379C, International Business 179C, 379C, Legal Environment of Business 179, 379, Management 179C, 379C, Management Information Systems 179, 379, Marketing 179C, 379C, Operations Management 179, 379, Real Estate 179C, 379C Risk Management 179, 379. Restricted to students in a business major. Prerequisite: Management Information Systems 304 and 325 with a grade of at least B- in each, and consent of instructor; and written approval before the first meeting of the course from the department chair's office, on forms provided for that purpose.
    MIS 179 - Indep Rsch In Mgmt Info Sys - TBD (03935)
  • MIS 379 - Independent Research in Management of Information Systems
    Only two of the following may be counted toward the Bachelor of Business Administration: Accounting 179C, 379C, Business Government and Society 179, 379, Finance 179C, 379C, International Business 179C, 379C, Legal Environment of Business 179, 379, Management 179C, 379C, Management Information Systems 179, 379, Marketing 179C, 379C, Operations Management 179, 379, Real Estate 179C, 379C Risk Management 179, 379. Restricted to students in a business major. Prerequisite: Management Information Systems 304 and 325 with a grade of at least B- in each, and consent of instructor; and written approval before the first meeting of the course from the department chair's office, on forms provided for that purpose.
    MIS 379 - Indep Rsch In Mgmt Info Sys - TBD (03940)
Operations Management
  • O M 335 - Operations Management
    Offered on a letter-grade basis only. The operations or production function and the skills required for analyzing and solving related problems. Operations Management 335 and 335H may not both be counted. Restricted to students in a business major. Prerequisite: Credit or registration for Business Administration 324 or 324H and credit or registration for Statistics 309 or 309H.
    OM 335 - Operations Management - Fearing, Doug (04090)
    OM 335 - Operations Management - Fearing, Doug (04100)
    OM 335 - Operations Management - Fearing, Doug (04095)
    OM 335 - Operations Management - Hasler, Mike (04105)
    OM 335H - Operations Management (Honors) - Bagchi, Uttarayan (04110)
    OM 335H - Operations Management - Bagchi, Uttarayan (04115)
  • O M 337.2 - Supply Chain Modeling/Optimization
    Offered on a letter-grade basis only. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Analysis of contemporary management problems. Formulating models of decision-making situations, the appropriate use of quantitative techniques, and finding solutions to the models that optimize objective measures of merit using readily available computer software. Management 337 and Operations Management 337 may not both be counted unless the topics vary. Restricted to students in a business major. Prerequisite: Varies with the topic. Additional prerequisite: Credit or registration for Operations Management 335 or 335H.
    OM 337.2 - Supply Chain Modeling/Optimization - Balakrishnan, Anat (04120)
  • O M 337.3 - Procurement & Supplier Management
    Offered on a letter-grade basis only. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Analysis of contemporary management problems. Strategic issues in procurement and supplier management; review of competitive analysis and benchmarking; the purchasing role in fulfilling a firm's operational and competitive strategies; supplier evaluation, development, and relationship management; negotiating with suppliers for results; and commodity planning. Management 337 and Operations Management 337 may not both be counted unless the topics vary. Restricted to students in a business major. Prerequisite: Varies with the topic. Additional prerequisite: Operations Management 335 or 335H with a grade of at least C-.
    OM 337.3 - Procurement & Supplier Management - Hasler, Michael (04125)
  • O M 337.4 - Information Technology for Supply Chains
    Offered on a letter-grade basis only. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Analysis of contemporary management problems. Provides an understanding of how information technology is used to coordinate supply chain activities across different industries. Students work in teams and undertake hands-on exercises to learn how to plan and coordinate operations. Management 337 and Operations Management 337 may not both be counted unless the topics vary. Management Information Systems 373 (Topic 13) and Operations Management 337 (Topic 4) may not both be counted. Restricted to students in a business major. Prerequisite: Varies with the topic. Additional prerequisite: Management Information Systems 301 with a grade of at least C-.
    OM 337.4 - Information Technology for Supply Chains - Agarwal, Ashish (04130)
  • O M 367 - Strategic Supply Chain Management
    Offered on a letter-grade basis only. Management of manufacturing process technology in international competition. Restricted to students in a business major. Prerequisite: Operations Management 335 or 335H, and 337 (Topic 2).
    OM 367 - Strategic Supply Chain Management - Gilbert, Steve (04135)
  • O M 368 - Logistics and Inventory Management
    Offered on a letter-grade basis only. Analysis of the entire flow of information, materials, and services from suppliers through factories and warehouses to the end customer. Includes logistics, supplier selection, and inventory management, using case studies, optimization, and simulation. Restricted to students in a business major. Prerequisite: Operations Management 335 or 335H, and credit or registration for 337 (Topic 2).
    OM 368 - Logistics and Inventory Management (04140)
  • O M 379 - Independent Research in Operations Management
    Only two of the following may be counted toward the Bachelor of Business Administration: Accounting 179C, 379C, Business, Government, & Society 179, 379, Finance 179C, 379C, International Business 179C, 379C, Legal Environment of Business 179, 379, Management 179C, 379C, Management Information Systems 179, 379, Marketing 179C, 379C, Operations Management 179, 379, Real Estate 179C, 379C, Risk Management 179, 379. Restricted to students in a business major. Prerequisite: Eighteen semester hours of coursework in business and economics, six of which must be upper-division; Management 336 or 336H, Operations Management 335 or 335H with a grade of at least C-; consent of instructor; and written approval before the first meeting of the course from the department chair's office on forms available for that purpose.
    OM 379 - Ind Research in Operations Management (04145)
Risk Management
  • R M 357E - Intro to Risk Management
    Principles of risk management for individuals and organizations, financial aspects of insurance companies and markets, industry structure, managerial aspects of underwriting and pricing, and public policy issues.
    R M 357E - Intro to Risk Management (04240)
Statistics
  • STA 309 - Elementary Business Statistics
    Offered on a letter-grade basis only. Training in the use of data to gain insight into business problems; describing distributions (center, spread, change, and relationships), producing data (experiments and sampling), probability and inference (means, proportions, differences, regression and correlation). Only one of the following may be counted: Economics 329, Statistics 309, 309H. Restricted to students in the McCombs School of Business. Prerequisite: Mathematics 408D, 408L, or 408S.
    STA 309 - Elementary Business Statistics - Newell, Angela (04320)
    STA 309 - Elementary Business Statistics - Gemberling, Gail (04325)
    STA 309 - Elementary Business Statistics - Gemberling, Gail (04330)
    STA 309 - Elementary Business Statistics - Gemberling, Gail (04335)
  • STA 371G - Statistics and Modeling
    Offered on a letter-grade basis only. Focuses on methods used to model and analyze data. Explores multiple regression models and their application in the functional areas of business, time-series models, decision analysis and the value of information, and simulation-based methods. Only one of the following may be counted: Statistics 371G, 371H, 375, 375H. Restricted to students in a McCombs School of Business major. Prerequisite: Management Information Systems 301, 301H, or 310; Statistics 309 or 309H; and credit or registration for Business Administration 324 or 324H.
    STA 371G - Statistics and Modeling - Zhou, Mingyuan (04370)
    STA 371G - Statistics and Modeling - Zhou, Mingyuan (04355)
    STA 371G - Statistics and Modeling - Zhou, Mingyuan (04365)
    STA 371G - Statistics and Modeling - Encheva, Tatiana (04340)
    STA 371G - Statistics and Modeling - Encheva, Tatiana (04345)
    STA 371G - Statistics and Modeling - Williamson, Sinead (04375)
    STA 371G - Statistics and Modeling - Greenberg, Betsy (04350)
    STA 371G - Statistics and Modeling - Greenberg, Betsy (04360)
  • STA 371H - Statistics and Modeling
    Offered on a letter-grade basis only. Focuses on methods used to model and analyze data. Explores multiple regression models and their application in the functional areas of business, time-series models, decision analysis and the value of information, and simulation-based methods. Only one of the following may be counted: Statistics 371G, 371H, 375, 375H. Restricted to students admitted to the McCombs School of Business Honors Program. Prerequisite: Management Information Systems 301, 301H, or 310; Mathematics 408D, 408L, 408M or 408S; Statistics 309 or 309H; and credit or registration for Business Administration 324 or 324H.
    STA 371H - Statistics and Modeling - Scott, James (04380)
    STA 371H - Statistics and Modeling - Tompaidis, Stathis (04385)
  • STA 372.5 - Financial/Econometrics Time Series Modeling
    May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Applied skills course that focuses on statistical forecasting methods used in business. Subjects may include Box-Jenkins models; exponential smoothing models; ARCH/GARCH models for varying volatility in financial returns; seasonal adjustment of time series; tests for nonstationarity of time series; and modeling multiple time series. Each subject is illustrated with real data using series such as interest rates and stock returns. Restricted to students in the McCombs School of Business. Prerequisite: Upper-division standing and Statistics 309 with a grade of at least C-. Additional prerequisite: Statistics 371G, 371H, 375, or 375H.
    STA 372.5 - Financial/Economet Time Ser Modl - Shively, Thomas (04393)
  • STA 375 - Stat and Modeling for Finance
    Methods used to model and analyze data, especially as applied to problems related to finance. Explores regression models, time-series models, decision analysis and simulation-based methods. Only one of the following may be counted: Statistics 371G, 371H, 375, 375H. Restricted to students in the McCombs School of Business. Prerequisite: Management Information Systems 301, 301H, or 310; Mathematics 408D, 408L, 408M or 408S; Statistics 309 or 309H; and credit or registration for Business Administration 324 or 324H.
    STA 375 - Stat and Modeling for Finance - Tompaidis, Stathis (04395)
  • STA 375H - Stat/Modeling for Finance - Honors
    Offered on a letter-grade basis only. Methods used to model and analyze data, especially as applied to problems related to finance. Explores regression models, time-series models, decision analysis and simulation-based methods. Only one of the following may be counted: Statistics 371G, 371H, 375, 375H. Restricted to students admitted to the McCombs School of Business Honors Program. Prerequisite: Management Information Systems 301, 301H, or 310; Mathematics 408D, 408L, 408M or 408S; Statistics 309 or 309H; and credit or registration for Business Administration 324 or 324H.
    STA 375H - Stat and Modeling for Finance - Honors - Tompaidis, Stathis (04400)

Fall 2014

Management Information Systems
  • MIS 301 - Intro to Information Technology Management
    Explores how information technology helps to achieve competitive advantage and improve decision making, business processes, operations, and organizational design. Uses a cross-functional perspective to recognize the role of technology across business activities of management, finance, marketing, human resources, and operations. Management Information Systems 301 and 301H may not both be counted. Restricted to students in the McCombs School of Business.
    MIS 301 - Intro to Info Technology Mgmt - Newell, Angela (04180)
    MIS 301 - Intro to Info Technology Mgmt - Newell, Angela (04185)
    MIS 301 - Intro to Info Technology Mgmt - Ozer, Gorkem (04190)
    MIS 301 - Intro to Info Technology Mgmt - White, Bruce (04195)
    MIS 301 - Intro to Info Technology Mgmt - Rock, Joshua (04205)
    MIS 301 - Intro to Info Technology Mgmt - Ozer, Gorkem (04200)
    MIS 301 - Intro to Info Technology Mgmt - Rock, Joshua (04215)
    MIS 301 - Intro to Info Technology Mgmt - Rock, Joshua (04220
    MIS 301 - Intro to Info Technology Mgmt - Lee, Gene (04210)
     
  • MIS 302F Introduction to Information Technology Management - Foundations
    Explores how information technology helps to achieve competitive advantage and improve decision making, business processes, operations, and organizational design. Uses a cross-functional perspective to recognize the role of technology across business activities of management, finance, marketing, human resources, and operations. May not be counted toward the Bachelor of Business Administration degree. Management Information Systems 302F and 311F may not both be counted. Restricted to nonbusiness students.
    MIS 302F - Intro to Info Technology Management - Tuttle, John C (04225)
    MIS 302F - Intro to Info Technology Management - Tuttle, John C (04230)
  • MIS 304 - Introduction to Problem Solving & Programming
    Offered on a letter-grade basis only. Programming skills for creating easy-to-maintain systems for business applications. Object-oriented and structured methodologies with Visual Basic. Restricted to students in the McCombs School of Business.
    MIS 304 - Intro Prob Solv & Programming - Gray, Katie (04235)
    MIS 304 - Intro Prob Solv & Programming - Gray, Katie (04245)
    MIS 304 - Intro Prob Solv & Programming - Gray, Katie (04240)
    MIS 304 - Intro Prob Solv & Programming - Byars, Richard (04250)
  • MIS 325 - Database Management
    Offered on a letter-grade basis only. Beginning and intermediate topics in data modeling for relational database management systems. Restricted to students in the McCombs School of Business.
    MIS 325 - Database Management - Mote, John (04255)
    MIS 325 - Database Management - Mote, John (04260)
  • MIS 333K - Web Application Development
    Offered on a letter-grade basis only. Concepts and practices of information systems. Advanced programming techniques used to generate menu-driven applications. Restricted to students in a business major. Prerequisite: Management Information Systems 304 and 325.
    MIS 333K - Web Application Development - Byars, Richard (04265)
    MIS 333K - Web Application Development - Byars, Richard (04270)
  • MIS 353 - Internship in Management Information Systems
    Additional hours(s) to be arranged. Offered on the pass/fail basis only. Focuses on students' career goals through academic discussion and evaluations, while placing students in professional internships with public and private enterprises. Only one of the following may be counted toward the Bachelor of Business Administration: Accounting 353J, Business Administration 353, 353H, Finance 353, Management 353, Management Information Systems 353, Marketing 353, Operations Management 353. May not count toward the student's major requirement. Restricted to students in a business major. Prerequisite: Completion of forty-five semester hours of college coursework and consent of the departmental internship coordinator.
    MIS 353 - Internship in Mgmt Info Sys - Agarwal, Ashish (04275)
    MIS 353 - Internship in Mgmt Info Sys - Wen, Wen (04276)
    MIS 353 - Internship in Mgmt Info Sys - Brockett, Patrick (04277)
    MIS 353 - Internship in Mgmt Info Sys - Lai, Guoming (04278)
    MIS 353 - Internship in Mgmt Info Sys - Muthuraman, Kumar (04279)
  • MIS 373 - Living With Complexity
    Offered on a letter-grade basis only. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Provides in-depth treatment of business data processing concerns such as database management, telecommunications, and development of commercial systems. Restricted to students in a business major. Prerequisite: Varies with the topic.
    MIS 373 - Living with Complexity - McDaniel, Reuben (04285)
  • MIS 373.19 - Enterprise Computing
    Offered on a letter-grade basis only. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Provides in-depth treatment of business data processing concerns such as database management, telecommunications, and development of commercial systems. Restricted to students in a business major. Prerequisite: Varies with the topic. Prerequisite: Management Information Systems 333K.
    MIS 373.19 - Enterprise Computing - Doan, Edward (04290)
  • MIS 373.21 - Open Innovation
    Offered on a letter-grade basis only. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Provides in-depth treatment of business data processing concerns such as database management, telecommunications, and development of commercial systems. Restricted to students in a business major. Prerequisite: Varies with the topic.
    MIS 373.19 - Open Innovation - Jarvenpaa, Sirkka (04295)
  • MIS 373.22 - IT Audit & Security
    Offered on a letter-grade basis only. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Provides in-depth treatment of business data processing concerns such as database management, telecommunications, and development of commercial systems. Restricted to students in a business major. Prerequisite: Varies with the topic.
    MIS 373.22 - IT Audit & Security -Tanriverdi, Huseyin (04300)
  • MIS 373.24 - Mobile Apps & Web Services
    Offered on a letter-grade basis only. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Provides in-depth treatment of business data processing concerns such as database management, telecommunications, and development of commercial systems. An overview of mobile and web services technology models and architectures. Management Information Systems 365 and 373 (Topic 24) may not both be counted. Restricted to students in a business major. Prerequisite: Varies with the topic. Additional prerequisite: Management Information System 333K.
    MIS 373.24 - Mobile Apps & Web Services - Rock, Joshua (04303)
  • MIS 374 - Business System Development
    Offered on a letter-grade basis only. Provides foundation in business system analysis, project management, planning, design, and implementation, using basic business knowledge and computer skills. Restricted to students in a McCombs School of Business major. Prerequisite: Seventy-five semester hours of college coursework, including Management Information Systems 333K.
    MIS 374 - Business System Development - Tuttle, John C (04305)
    MIS 374 - Business System Development - White, Bruce A (04310)
  • MIS 375 - Strategic Information Technology Management
    Offered on a letter-grade basis only. Designed to develop an understanding and appreciation for the role of information technology in the context of a firm's strategy. Explores the impact of information technology on the economy and business performance, the emergence of electronic business applications and organizational and market transformation, and the nature of technology-driven business models and strategies. Restricted to students with a major in business. Prerequisite: Upper-division standing.
    MIS 375 - Strategic Info Technology Mgmt - Tanriverdi, Huseyin (04315)
  • MIS 179 - Independent Research in Management of Information Systems
    Only two of the following may be counted toward the Bachelor of Business Administration: Accounting 179C, 379C, Business Government and Society 179, 379, Finance 179C, 379C, International Business 179C, 379C, Legal Environment of Business 179, 379, Management 179C, 379C, Management Information Systems 179, 379, Marketing 179C, 379C, Operations Management 179, 379, Real Estate 179C, 379C Risk Management 179, 379. Restricted to students in a business major. Prerequisite: Management Information Systems 304 and 325 with a grade of at least B- in each, and consent of instructor; and written approval before the first meeting of the course from the department chair's office, on forms provided for that purpose.
    MIS 179 - Indep Rsch In Mgmt Info Sys - TBD (04325)
  • MIS 379 - Independent Research in Management of Information Systems
    Only two of the following may be counted toward the Bachelor of Business Administration: Accounting 179C, 379C, Business Government and Society 179, 379, Finance 179C, 379C, International Business 179C, 379C, Legal Environment of Business 179, 379, Management 179C, 379C, Management Information Systems 179, 379, Marketing 179C, 379C, Operations Management 179, 379, Real Estate 179C, 379C Risk Management 179, 379. Restricted to students in a business major. Prerequisite: Management Information Systems 304 and 325 with a grade of at least B- in each, and consent of instructor; and written approval before the first meeting of the course from the department chair's office, on forms provided for that purpose.
    MIS 379 - Indep Rsch In Mgmt Info Sys - TBD (04330)

Spring 2014

Fall 2013

Spring 2013

Fall 2012

Spring 2012

Business Administration

Management Information Systems

Operations Management

Risk Management

Statistics