MIS 2000. Introduction to Management Information Systems (3). Fall, Spring, Summer. Principles of computer-based information systems; role of information systems in business organizations; database software to manage information; spreadsheet software in decision-making. Prerequisite: Pass a proficiency test in basic spreadsheet skills. Extra fee.
MIS 4020. Windows Application Design (3). Design of business applications in Windows environment. Focus on developing database front-ends and integration of spreadsheets, databases, and other productivity applications. Visual programming languages such as Visual Basic used as development environment. Prerequisites: MIS 2000 and CS 2010.
MIS 4050. Electronic Commerce (3). Management strategies, challenges and issues in the domain of electronic commerce. Impact on global competition and society. Role of Internet-based technologies in accelerating electronic commerce. New business opportunities and skills needed to exploit them. Prerequisite: MIS 2000 or CS 1000 or approval of department. Extra fee.
MIS 4170. Microcomputer Hardware and Software Management (3). Management of the microcomputer environment. Issues in distributed computing systems. Emphasis on microcomputer architecture and operating systems. Understanding of components in microcomputer systems and their implications. Prerequisite: MIS 2000 or approval of department.
MIS 4210. Business Data Communication and Distributed Processing (3). Basic concepts, security, and design of business data communication systems and distributed processing of business information systems. Prerequisite: MIS 2000.
MIS 4220. Information Systems Security (3). The course covers a broad range of technical security threats and security management issues. Topics include current risks and threats to an organization’s network and data as well as security technologies and concepts. Prerequisite: MIS 4210 or permission of instructor.
MIS 4400. Database Management (3). Logical database design and effective implementation, including hierarchical, network and relational models. Prerequisites: MIS 2000.
MIS 4500. Business Process Management with SAP (3). Business processes and integration of business processes to achieve business goals. This course will use SAP software product as a tool to illustrate business process integration. Prerequisites: MIS 2000 and ACCT 2210.
MIS 4600. Business Intelligence (3). This course deals with the process of organizing, processing, presenting, and using massive internal and external information to facilitate strategic business decision-making. It covers knowledge areas of data warehouse, on-line analytical processing, data visualization & presentation, and analysis, design, and development of Business Intelligence systems. Use SAP-BI software. Prerequisite: MIS 4400.
MIS 4710. Systems Analysis and Design (3). Concepts and methods of systems analysis and design; includes a project involving design of a computer-based information system. Prerequisite: MIS 4400.
MIS 4720. Information Systems Project Management (3). Planning, organizing, executing, and controlling information system projects. Estimating information system project efforts. Management of special projects such as outsourcing and ERP systems. Management of risks. Prerequisite: MIS 4400.
MIS 4890. Internship Seminar (1-3). To be completed at first opportunity following suitable internship experience. Work experience to be preceded by at least 70 hours of academic credit . No credit for students with other internship credit in College of Business Administration. No credit toward the MIS specialization within the BSBA program or the MIS minor. Graded S/U.
MIS 4910. Studies in Management Information Systems (1-3). On demand. Selected areas or contemporary problems. May be repeated to six hours. May be offered individually as well as in classes, depending upon student needs and nature of material. Prerequisite: approval of department.