Department of Management Information Systems was established as an integral
part within the Department of Computer and Information Technology at the
Faculty of Science and Arts in Al-kamil province in the academic year
1430/1431. Then the Higher Education Council issued decision No. 27/66/1432 in 1432
for restructuring Al-kamil College of Science and Arts into three separate
faculties, one of them is the faculty of Business. The faculty consist seven departments;
the Department of Management Information Systems, Human Resources Management,
Accounting, Finance, Marketing, Management of Health Services & Hospitals
and the Department of Law. A royal order No.54727was issued on18.11.1432 for
its approval. This specialization was introduced to keep pace with modern development
related to information technology, and other modern scientific disciplines,
that emerged from these developments in the developed countries. It responses to huge requests and demands in various countries around the world, and
their increasing interest in studying areas related to information technology
which has attracted the attention of
students and the Saudi society for this
importance in order to meet the market requirements.
Department of Management Information Systems seeks to provide pioneering and
distinctive programs in Al-Kamil governorate in the Kingdom through attracting
distinguished professors. It is also expected to graduate students over the
coming years in Management Information Systems to serve the local community and
increase Saudi manpower equipped with knowledge and skills necessary to achieve
department also seeks to promote the
level of scientific research and teaching with the needs of the local and
regional environments, as well as
spreading out knowledge and
promoting research collaboration with
local , regional and international
institutions .The department
intends to work on a number of projects including: parallel processing
lab, multimedia lab project, parallel processing center project, and the
project” multimedia convergence" as one of the projects of the European
Community (Tempus) and so on .The department also seeks to focus on the needs
of the National Commission for the adoptions of international accreditation
body ABET related to management information system and its outputs and other accreditation.
seeks to become a leading and pioneering department introducing research and
consultative programs in management information systems at the local and
represents an Academic board specialized in introducing high quality seminars,
research and consultancy in management information system.
After obtaining bachelor's degree in
management information systems the graduates will have ample conceptual
clarity, technical skills, communication skills, cooperation and coordination
which enable them to:
modern tools and techniques in a practical and productive way while performing
designing, constructing, and implementing knowledge in management information
system that can be used to support the operational, administrative activities
and strategies of the institutions.
designing, and processing information, which is the basic foundation for most
of the management information system.
coordinating and monitoring projects to develop management information system.
managers of information systems in the field of database management and
information systems development and project management.
and evaluating current procedures related to business administration manually
and automatically and identify opportunities for re-engineering.
of the Department with the Objectives and Missions of the College:
Al-Kamil Faculty of Business aims at introducing
management information systems as an academic program to link the
administrative aspects with the technical aspects. It is established to provide
business environments with technical tools through consistent managerial
systems to integrate between environmental management and technical environment.
It seeks to employ technology to enable the department to achieve the
objectives of productivity and facilitate various administrative functions to
reduce the cost and contributes to the speed of achievement and quality of
Management information systems also
contributes in the field of research concerned with the problems of society and
economic management at different stages such as: gathering information,
analyzing or publishing and circulating them, which is linked to the goal of
the college in developing environments of scientific research and providing
scientific advice and field studies for different components of the society in
areas related to the specialization of the college.
Requirements (General Conditions):
Department conditions match general conditions in the college.
cumulative average should not be less than 3 out of 5.
Good in English Language, Mathematics and Computer courses in the first year
for scientific track only.
Good in the principles of management information systems course during the
5. Students are selected based on their grades obtained in the first
year and according to the number of seats available in department.
Students must pass 128 credit hours
distributed as follows:
1- 26 credit hours of University
2- 36 credit hours of college requirements.
3- 51 credit hours of compulsory courses.
4- 9 credit hours of optional courses.
5. 6 credit hours for free courses (from inside and outside the college).
Graduates Employment Opportunities:
Graduate areas of work are many, varied and characterized by growth
and continuing needs for the labor market for example:
1. Management and development of business systems based on technology (Business Managers and
2. Analysis and designing of network management systems business (Network
Management Analysts and Designers).
3. Analysis, designing and database management (Management Analysts and
4. Management of technical projects (Technical projects Managers).
5. Management of information centers (Information Centers Mangers).
6. Operation of information systems (Information Systems operators).
7. Maintenance and development of information systems (Maintenance and
Information System Mangers).
8. Testing and reviewing of information systems (Information System Mangers).
9. Quality Systems in Information Systems (Quality System Managers).
Code and Numbering System:
Keys to course numbers and department codes:
Each department is referred to by a code of a
minimum of two and maximum of 4 letters (no numbers)
The hundreds digit refers to the Academic year
Tens digit denotes specialties within the
Unities denotes subject serial number.
tenth digits in Health Services Management and Hospitals Department Courses
Principles of Management
Advanced topics in
management Information Systems
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