Become a MIS Major

The MIS program supports students and professionals in their applied use of computers. Information systems supports a variety of business activities using computer systems; it is not intended to prepare software developers. Students will demonstrate an understanding of how computer systems support a variety of business activities.

Student Learning Outcomes

  • Demonstrate the ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
  • Demonstrate the ability to use analytical skills supported by information technology for problem-solving and decision-making.
  • Demonstrate professionalism through interpersonal skills, including an understanding of ethical issues and governance responsibilities.
  • Comprehend and explain the basic business functions of accounting, economics, finance, management, management systems, and marketing.
  • Analyze and synthesize the integration of business functions in diverse cultural settings and the global marketplace.
  • Additionally, a separate major-specific goal is listed for each major in its respective section

There are eight categories of undergraduate admission to the University:

  • Regular Freshman Admission (Regular First-Year Admission)
  • Alternative Freshman Admission (Alternative First-Year Admission)
  • Transfer Student Admission
  • Transient Admission
  • International Student Admission
  • Postbaccalaureate Admission
  • High School Senior Concurrent Enrollment Program
  • Readmission

Applications to Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi through any of the eight admission categories will be processed only after all required documentation and fees have been received, that is when the Office of Admissions has received all completed application forms, required test scores, and any other information or fees specifically required. Completed applications are processed as they are received, and applicants are usually informed of their admission status within three to four weeks. Application materials and information concerning all aspects of the admissions process may be obtained directly from:

  Office of Admissions
  Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi
  6300 Ocean Drive, Unit 5774
  Corpus Christi, TX 78412-5774
  Telephone: (361) 825-7024


*Application Fee
Applicants applying or reapplying to Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi are required to pay a non-refundable application fee of $40. The fee may be waived only in exceptional cases for applicants with hardships. An applicant in such circumstances should request his or her high school counselor, financial aid officer, or social worker to submit a letter verifying the need for a waiver with the application for admission.  Applications submitted after the published deadline for the intended semester of enrollment will be assessed an additional $10 late application fee.
Applicants who are not U.S. citizens are considered through International Admission. For international applicants, the nonrefundable application fee is $75.00, paid in U.S. currency. Applications submitted after the published deadline for the intended semester of enrollment will be assessed an additional $10 late application fee.