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What’s the difference between MIS and CS (computer science)? It is useful to compare MIS to some of the other fields related to information technology. Here at The University of Arizona there are at least three computer related departments and programs. The table below will help to show the differences. MIS (MANAGEMENT INFORMATION SYSTEMS) CS (COMPUTER SCIENCE) ECE (ELECTRICAL COMPUTER ENGINEERING) Focus Organization Software Product Objective More efficient or effective business Reliable computer program Improved engineer product Core Skill Problem solvingLogic/Procedure Engineering Core Task Determine business requirements for information systems Deliver information systems to meet defined requirements Determine information processing requirements for device Theoretical vs. Applied Balanced Applied Balanced Generic Job Title
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Unformatted text preview: Analyst/Designer Builder Architect and Builder Typical Starting Job TitleBusiness Systems Analyst Application Programmer Engineer Career Goals Senior Organizational Manager Programming Manager Senior Engineer or Product Manager College Home Business Science Engineering All of these are great majors, however MIS is the ONLY major that focuses on both business processes and information technology. If you are interested in business and technology, like theory but not too much, like technology enough to want to keep up with what's hot but don't want to be writing programs or putting together chips all your life, then MIS is for you. We believe that the most upwardly mobile career path for those who like to work with business and technology is definitely in MIS....
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