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MIS199 - Independent Study (1 to 15 cr.)

Project individually arranged by student and faculty sponsor. Requires completion of the Independent Study form and approval by the Faculty Sponsor, Academic Advisor, Department Chair and Academic Dean.

MIS275 - Business Applications and Information Systems (3 cr.)

This course will provide the student with an in-depth understanding and working knowledge of the most popular business software with special emphasis on MS Office. Through a variety of hands-on exercises and minicases, students will utilize Excel spreadsheets and Access databases to explore information technology impacts on the core business disciplines (accounting, marketing, human resource management, operations management, and finance). We will provide the student with an understanding of information systems terminology, the ethics of information collection and use, and the ability to determine what information should be presented to various levels of management. (Fall/Spring/Summer). Liberal arts.

MIS285 - Intermediate Excel (1 cr.)

A comprehensive examination of spreadsheet software. Students will build a variety of spreadsheets using simple and complex formulas, functions, graphics, database features, sorts, linkages within spreadsheet and between spreadsheets, and macros. Liberal arts. (Fall).

MIS299 - Independent Study (1 to 15 cr.)

Project individually arranged by student and faculty sponsor. Requires completion of the Independent Study form and approval by the Faculty Sponsor, Academic Advisor, Department Chair and Academic Dean.

MIS302 - Data Communications (3 cr.)

This course introduces business students to the subject of computer networks and the use of computer networks in business applications. The course starts with the fundamentals of data communications and networking and includes topics such as client-server networks, network hardware and software, the Internet, distributed computing, and key issues in network management. In addition the course covers some legacy networks but focuses primarily on modern high-speed networks used in business communications. (Fall). Prerequisite: MIS275.

MIS303 - Introduction to Business Application Programming (3 cr.)

This course provides an introduction to the fundamental programming theories and concepts necessary to create software applications that address the information needs of an organization. Introduces business students to the design, implementation, and testing of programs. Topics include class definition, methods, data types, control structures, and file-based and interactive input/output. Provides an overview of industry-proven software-development principles, and outlines the contribution that business professionals make to the program-development process. (Fall). Prerequisite: MIS275.

MIS399 - Independent Study (1 to 15 cr.)

Project individually arranged by student and faculty sponsor. Requires completion of the Independent Study form and approval by the Faculty Sponsor, Academic Advisor, Department Chair and Academic Dean.

MIS401 - Systems Analysis & Design (3 cr.)

This course provides an introduction to the systems development process. Students with information technology skills will learn to analyze and design information systems. The topics include structured and object oriented analysis and design, modern modeling methodologies and tools. The students will work on systems analysis and design projects. (Spring). Prerequisite: MIS303.

MIS402 - Database Management (3 cr.)

This course will introduce students to the fundamentals of database management. The topics will include the study of data environments, the evolution of database technology, database concepts and uses, different levels and types of data models and modeling tools, database design and query processing, structured and object design approaches, and the use of CASE tools and the Data Base Management Systems. Students will participate in database design projects. Other topics address emerging database trends and opportunities. (Fall). Prerequisite: MIS303.

MIS403 - Introduction to Business Analytics (3 cr.)

This course provides an introduction to Business Analytics. The students will study the tools and techniques needed to build interactive, computer-based systems used to support managerial decision making. Since business analytics uses data sources and quantitative/AI techniques to generate insights and valuable information, the topics will include descriptive, predictive and prescriptive analytics models for decision making including data mining and artificial intelligence technologies, as well as data warehousing and other evolving data management techniques. (Spring). Prerequisites: MIS275 and ECO260.

MIS404 - Information Systems Project Management (3 cr.)

This course provides advanced students an opportunity to engage in the development of a significant information system. The student will work in a high performance team and learn and use skills that include project management, management of the information systems function and the systems development skills learned in prior courses. (Spring). Prerequisites: MIS303 or MGM303.

MIS405 - Enterprise Information Systems (3 cr.)

This course emphasizes the theory and practice of information technology implementation in an organization. The student will be exposed to a wide variety of approaches, including multi-tiered client-server systems, enterprise computing, electronic commerce systems, concurrency control and crash recovery, online transaction processing, and security and privacy issues for management. These topics will be covered in the context of enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems like SAP wherever possible. (Spring). Prerequisites: MIS275 or MGM275.

MIS410 - Electronic Business and Web Site Design (3 cr.)

This course is designed to familiarize you with current and emerging electronic business models and technologies. This is a course for students who are interested in web programming, database management, and systems design. The course combines fundamental ideas and concepts of e-business with hands-on exercises based on Internet technologies. The topics include e-business revenue models, Internet and Web technology infrastructure, web site management, search engines, payment systems, and security. The specific technologies that we will learn and implement through hands-on exercises are HTML, PHP, and MySQL. By the end of the course, you should understand concepts of e-business and acquire essential technical skills of building functional web sites. (Spring). Prerequisite: MIS275 or POI.

MIS412 - E-Healthcare: Models and Processes (3 cr.)

This course provides an introduction to the fundamental models, theories, and concepts in e-health care information systems that address the information needs for the health care industry. Recognizing the emerging trends of e-health care paradigm and practices, the course will introduce students to the topics including e-health records, e-public health information systems, e-medicine, e-diagnosis support systems, e-health intelligence, security, and strategies. The course provides an overview of current and emerging e-health solutions and their potential capabilities to improve health care outcomes. (Spring). Prerequisites: MIS275, NUR341.

MIS418 - Foundations of Cybercrime and Cyber Security (3 cr.)

This course provides students with the fundamental skills to analyze methods criminals use to commit crimes in cyberspace, and to develop mitigation strategies to protect the organization from cybercrime. The course covers various technologies and methods needed to detect, investigate and prevent cybercrime. Moreover, students will learn how companies and law enforcement agencies are responding to the dangers these crimes present. Concepts learned in this course will be directly applicable to careers in information assurance and cyber security. (Spring). Prerequisites: MIS275, MIS302, and MIS440.

MIS419 - Information Assurance and Network Control (3 cr.)

This course provides an introduction to the fundamental models, theories, and concepts in information assurance and cyber security that address the organizational needs to securely protect information assets from harm. Recognizing the emerging trends of information assurance and security, the course will introduce students to topics including information security priority, configuration management, contingency planning, and information assurance architecture, policies, and strategies. The course provides a holistic overview of latest topics in information assurance and potential managerial and technical controls to improve the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of data and information. (Fall). Prerequisites: MIS275, MIS302.

MIS420 - Data Privacy and Security (3 cr.)

This course provides an introduction to the field of data privacy and security. The issues related to data/information privacy and security will look at both from an individual and an organizational perspective. Fundamental models, theories, and concepts in data/information privacy and security along with historical, current and emerging trends, techniques and tools in the field will be introduced. This course will provide an overview of not only the technical aspects, but also the organizational and legal issues relevant to the field. (Every Other Year). Prerequisites: MIS275, MIS302, MIS440.

MIS440 - Management Information Systems (3 cr.)

Modern organizations regard information as a critical resource that needs to be managed effectively. Managers must understand the important role of information systems in improving business operation and the management decision-making process. The approach to information systems in this course is from a managerial/business perspective. While some of the course addresses the technical side of information systems, the emphasis is put on the strategic role of information technology in solving business problems, gaining competitive advantage. supporting business operations and managerial decision making, and the use of Internet for electronic commerce and enterprise collaboration. The topics covered in this course include the strategic role of information systems, evolution of information systems software, managing data resources, telecommunications and networks, electronic commerce and electronic business, redesigning the organization with information systems, systems lifecycle approach, prototyping, CASE tools, decision support systems, information systems security and control, security and the Internet and privacy issues. (Spring). Prerequisites: MGM280, MGM275 or MIS275.

MIS444 - Selected Topics in Management Information Systems (1 to 4 cr.)

Selected management topics of a particular current interest. The course may explore an area taken from another management course in greater detail and depth, or it may concentrate on an area of management not generally covered by existing courses. (Fall/Spring/Summer). Prerequisites: MGM275 or MIS275 or POI.

MIS499 - Independent Study (1 to 15 cr.)

Project individually arranged by student and faculty sponsor. Requires completion of the Independent Study form and approval by the Faculty Sponsor, Academic Advisor, Department Chair and Academic Dean.

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