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108 Business Computer Application (3) Computer systems applications in business are presented using microcomputer technology. Students gain hands-on experience with business software emphasizing spreadsheet, database, presentation and Internet applications. Includes an overview of computer hardware and software. Prerequisite: Students have to be eligible for MATH 102. F06, S07, F07, S08.

 

212 Field Studies in Computer Information Systems (1-3) Provides nontraditional adult learners with limited CIS experiences and presently enrolled freshmen and sophomores an opportunity to apply general CIS knowledge to selected CIS projects. Prerequisite: Consent of cooperating instructor and department chair. Pass-Fail only. F06, S07, F07, S08.

 

224 Introduction to Computer Information Systems (3) Introduces the field of computer information systems. Emphasizes the information systems employed by business organizations and the technology on which it is based. Investigates the different types of management information systems, how they are used, and their underlying hardware and software technology. Advanced business application development. Prerequisite: CIS 108. F06, F07.

 

288 Independent Study in Computer Information Systems (1-3) Offers concentrated study of various CIS problems. Prerequisite: Consent of cooperating instructor and department chair. F06, S07, F07, S08.

 

342 Management Information Systems (3) Introduces topics and concepts of management information systems with emphasis on planning, organizing, and controlling user services and managing the system development process. Focuses on use of information system technologies in the business world from the standpoint of the end-user manager. Prerequisites: * S07, S08.

 

347 Database Systems (3) Overview of database design, development and use. Introduces data modeling and administration in a database environment. Emphasizes topics of current interest and recent industry trends. Provides hands-on use of state-of-the-art database management systems software. Prerequisites: * S07, S08.

 

355 System Abstraction-Modeling (3) Introduction to the system abstraction and modeling process. Introduces systems thinking by examining the methodology associated with creating an abstraction of a system through various modeling techniques. Surveys different diagramming tools used to articulate system design, structure, and behavior. Focuses on business, database, and software applications. Prerequisites: * F06, F07.

 

360 Data Network Systems (3) Provides an understanding of technical and managerial issues associated with data and communication network systems. Examines concepts such as digital communications technology, integration of telephony and information systems, remote access and wireless technology, and network administration. Current trends in the communication industry are discussed. Prerequisites: * F06, F07.

 

400 Computer Information Systems Internship (2-7) Provides an opportunity to earn academic credit by extending classroom learning to current area business settings. Students obtain the cooperation of an employer and prepare a learning contract. Prerequisites: *, consent of cooperating instructor and department chair. Pass-Fail only. F06, S07, F07, S08.

 

412 Field Studies in Computer Information Systems (1-3) Provides nontraditional adult learners with some academic and/or broad CIS experiences and presently enrolled juniors and seniors an opportunity to apply general CIS knowledge to selected CIS projects. Prerequisites: *, consent of cooperating instructor and department chair. Pass-Fail only. F06, S07, F07, S08.

453 Advanced Topics in Computer Information Systems (3) Offers an in-depth study of an area in computer information systems. Prerequisites: * F06, F07.

 

455 Systems Development (3) Provides an understanding of the systems development and modification process. Investigates structured problem solving and enables students to select an appropriate systems development methodology. Specifically examines system design, construction, and implementation. Draws upon and integrates concepts learned throughout the CIS curriculum. Prerequisites: *. F06, F07.

 

456 Project Management (3) Capstone experience for students in the CIS curriculum that integrates project management concepts and practices using real-life projects. Students learn to work in a team environment, practice critical thinking and communication skills, manage uncertainty and ambiguity, and investigate and find solutions to interdisciplinary problems. All aspects of the project management process are examined from project concept to closure. Prerequisites: * S07, S08.

 

457 Seminar in Computer Information Systems (3) Surveys current trends and practices in the information technology and their business applications. Prerequisites: * S07, S08.

 

488 Independent Study in Computer Information Systems (1-3) Facilitates the concentrated study of various computer information systems problems. Prerequisites: *, consent of cooperating instructor and department chair. Topics: Visual Basic 6.0. F06, S07, F07, S08.

 

* ACCT 200, 201; BUS 270; CIS 108; ECON 250, 251; MATH 151; ENGL 101, 102; COMM 110; all but 12 credits of remaining General Education requirements.