The following undergraduate degrees are offered through the UConn OPIM Department. MIS teaches skills that lie at the interface between business functions and information technologies. In the MIS program, students will learn how to develop applications, create systems for storing and analyzing data, and maintain networks and information security. The BDA program provides a business degree with a special emphasis in the application of data analytics to business problems, including practical data analytics skills such as constructing predictive models, analyzing social networks and discovering hidden relationships in data. In the MEM program, students develop a thorough understanding of the interrelationships among the different areas of a manufacturing enterprise. MEM graduates have immense flexibility to work as practicing engineers, or to focus more on the business side.