MANAGEMENT INFORMATION SYSTEMS (MIS)
*MIS 475 Prerequisite Update: See Addendum
MIS 221 - INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
This course is an introduction to the use of computers in a business environment. It traces the evolution of data processing systems through advanced systems currently in use, including hardware, software, programming and operating systems. Other current topics including data communications, databases and computer security also will be discussed.
MIS 346 - E-COMMERCE
Prerequisite: MIS 221; MKT 233 or MGT 240
This course is designed to introduce students to business, cultural, technical, and social/legal aspects of using the Web for business in a global context transcending the U.S. or any specific national boundary. Figuring prominently in the course will be examination of cultural, business and social dimensions of e-commerce, including web site design, across multiple countries. Students will work on a group project that involves the development of a business plan and the design of an e-commerce business using IS skills and knowledge you have obtained from this course and other courses taken.
MIS 370 - PROGRAMMING FOR BUSINESS I
Prerequisite: MIS 221
An introduction to computer programming in the business environment. Using Visual Basic, students will design, flowchart, program, enter, test and debug, and document programs of minimal to medium degree of difficulty.
MIS 371 - PROGRAMMING FOR BUSINESS II
Prerequisite: MIS 370
A continuation of MIS 370. Will involve advanced programming techniques, including file handling. Complex problem-solving situations will be under- taken in order to provide the student with applications-oriented experience.
MIS 372 - SYSTEMS ANALYSIS AND DESIGN
Prerequisite: MIS 221
An introduction to the concepts and methods of systems analysis and design. The course will examine the life cycle of an information system from initial business problems through system development, implementation, and maintenance. Students will follow the development of various systems through the use of select business cases.
MIS 452 - SPECIAL TOPICS IN INFORMATION SYSTEMS
Prerequisite: MIS 372
Examines various topics related to current issues in information systems. May be repeated once for different topics with the approval of IS faculty.
MIS 470 - DATABASE MANAGEMENT
An introduction to database management which combines theory with application. The course will present aspects of relational database theory including cardinality, normalization, and referential integrity. Students will then apply these theories to design, and implement databases using a variety of database management systems.
MIS 472 - BUSINESS INTELLIGENCE, ANALYTICS, AND DATA VISUALIZATION
Prerequisite: MIS 221 or CS 121
An examination of the role of information systems in managerial decision making. The course describes the decision making process and examines how various information systems are used to support this process. Specific topics covered in the course include decision support systems, business intelligence, and knowledge management.
MIS 473 - ADVANCED SYSTEMS DEVELOPMENT
Prerequisite: MIS 371, MIS 372, MIS 470
A study of advanced systems design and development methodologies. The course will include a project requiring the student to develop and implement a computer-based information systems.
MIS 475 - NETWORK FUNDAMENTALS AND INFORMATION SECURITY
*Prerequisite Update: See Addendum
Prerequisite: MIS 370 or CS 121
Overview of network technology for local area networks (LANs), wide area networks (WANs), and the internet. Focus will be placed on designing, implementing, managing, and troubleshooting a network environment. A foundation-level understanding of the various domains for certification as an information systems security professional will also be discussed.
MIS 479 - MANAGEMENT OF INFORMATION SYSTEMS
Prerequisite: MIS 372
The theory and practice of planning, control and administration of the management aspects of IS installations will be analyzed in general, and information resource management in particular. This course will develop the background necessary for relating the practice of information systems support to the realities of management needs. The student will be responsible for researching and reporting on current topics in the field.