Introduction to Management Information Systems

MIS110

Introduction to the elements of information processing accomplished by businesses in the global business arena. Study includes the foundations for the information age, the role of information technology and management information systems, and the use of technology to gain a strategic and competitive business advantage. Concepts introduced include data versus information, ethical concerns, transaction processing systems, artificial intelligence, interorganizational systems, total quality management, information partnerships, virtual organizations, learning organizations, and business process reengineering. Spring Only.

3 Credits: 3 Lecture

Prerequisites:
CSC124

Business Computer Applications Using Spreadsheet

MIS211

Analysis and application of electronic spreadsheets as a business decision-making tool. Advanced spreadsheet development topics include planning, creation, formatting, graphing, maintenance, what-if analyses, troubleshooting, and data management. Design and apply basic macros to automate and enhance the use of the spreadsheet. (Formerly CSC211)

3 Credits: 3 Lecture

Prerequisites:
CSC124

Business Computer Applications Using Database

MIS221

Analysis and application of electronic databases as a business decision-making tool. Advanced database development topics include analyzing user requirements, developing models for data gathering, and designing and implementing database systems to enhance and simplify user interface. Integration of database data into various other software platforms is discussed and demonstrated. (Formerly CSC221) Fall Only.

3 Credits: 3 Lecture

Prerequisites:
CSC124

Introduction to Data Mining

MIS318

Introduction to data mining concepts and techniques.  Focus on the principles of analysis of large data sets to find novel and useful information that might not be found using traditional computer science of information retrieval practices.  The steps of data prepossessing, data mining and post processing will be followed.

3 Credits: 3 Lecture

Prerequisites:
MIS221; or
CIT180

Information Technology Project Management

MIS350

Principles of project management specifically for information technology and information systems projects. Skill development includes identifying project needs, preparing solutions, developing an implementation proposal, and completing the termination phase.

3 Credits: 3 Lecture

Prerequisites:
CIT246 and CSC124; or
CSC124 and HIT311; or
CSC124 and MIS211; or
CSC124 and HIT310