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. 3 Credits (3 Lecture) Prerequisite(s): CSC124. Spring Only.
Business Computer Applications Using Spreadsheet
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) Prerequisite(s): CSC124.
Business Computer Applications Using Database
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) 3 Credits (3 Lecture) Prerequisite(s): CSC124. Fall Only.
Information Technology Project Management
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) Prerequisite(s): CIT246 and CSC124 or CSC124 and HIT311 or CSC124 and MIS211.