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									Management Information Systems (MISY)

MISY 2305 (BCIS 1305)         3 sem. hrs.
COMPUTER APPLICATIONS IN BUSINESS
Survey of modern business computer hardware, software, and applications. Opportunities to
create programs and use existing application software to solve various management information
technology-oriented problems. Emphasizes the end-user's perspective, and interactions with
management information technology. Satisfies university computer literacy requirement.

MISY 3310. 3 sem. hrs.
MANAGEMENT INFORMATION SYSTEMS CONCEPTS
Provides an understanding of the importance of computer-based information in the success of the
firm. Illustrates ways in which companies utilize computer systems to strategically compete
within certain industries. Emphasis is on the role of information systems within each of the
functional areas of business. Major concepts include data management, decision support, and
management information systems. Prerequisites: BUSI 0011, MISY 2305 and Junior standing or
above.

MISY 3320. 3 sem. hrs.
BUSINESS DATA COMMUNICATION SYSTEMS I
Characteristics of contemporary business data communication components, their configurations,
and their impact on management information systems design. Topics include designing,
managing, securing, and implementing business data communication networks, and their
integration into management information systems. Exercises and assignments use various data
communication facilities. Prerequisites: MISY 3310 and Junior standing or above.

MISY 3330. 3 sem. hrs.
DATA BASE MANAGEMENT
Concepts and methodology of data base planning, design, development, and management of the
computerized data base of a management information system. The emphasis is on logical data
base design and a study of hierarchical, network, and relational implementations. Normalization
exercises are completed relative to the logical design of relational data bases. Exercises and
assignments use a relational DBMS package. Prerequisites: MISY 2305, COCS 1435 and Junior
standing or above.

MISY 3340. 3 sem. hrs.
SYSTEMS ANALYSIS AND DESIGN
Develops ability to analyze an existing information system within an organization, to identify
information requirements, and to specify the functions of a new information system. Includes
cost/benefit analysis of proposed information systems. Exercises and assignments use a
Computer Aided Software Engineering (CASE) tool. Prerequisites: MISY 3330 and Junior
standing or above.

MISY 3350. 3 sem. hrs.
BUSINESS APPLICATIONS DEVELOPMENT




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This course provides an understanding of the Visual Basic programming environment in the
context of business application design and development. This course will place emphasis on
performance characteristics and user interface design considerations. Prerequisites: MISY 3310
or equivalents and Junior standing or above.

MISY 4310. 3 sem. hrs.
BUSINESS DATA COMMUNICATIONS SYSTEMS II
Design, implementation, and operation of client-server network systems for organizational
Intranets and Internet presence. Exercises and assignments use selected data communications
facilities. Prerequisites: MISY 3320 and Junior standing or above.

MISY 4325. 3 sem. hrs.
BUSINESS DECISION SUPPORT SYSTEMS AND EXPERT SYSTEMS
A survey of decision support systems and expert systems used in business. Topics include
artificial intelligence (AI), knowledge engineering, knowledge acquisition, expert system shells,
modeling, simulation, and selection of appropriate computer package support. Exercises and
assignments use various computer packages such as neural network systems and expert system
shells. Prerequisites: MISY 3310, MISY 3330 and Junior standing or above.

MISY 4330. 3 sem. hrs.
WEBSITE DEVELOPMENT FOR BUSINESS
This course provides an understanding of the principles and techniques for client-side web
development using HTML, XHTML and CSS. Text editors and the software tools such as
Dreamweaver and FrontPage will be used. This course includes designing for web standard,
accessibility, usability, and workflow for web design. Prerequisites: MISY 3330 or equivalent
and Junior standing or above.

MISY 4340. 3 sem. hrs.
ELECTRONIC COMMERCE MANAGEMENT
A broad overview of electronic commerce topics as they relate to various users. General
coverage includes electronic commerce history, opportunities, limitations, and risks. Technical
discussions include the internet, intranets, extranets, firewalls, security, protocols, servers, and
browsers. Prerequisites: MISY 3310 and Junior standing or above.

MISY 4390. 1-3 sem. hrs.
CURRENT TOPICS IN MANAGEMENT INFORMATION SYSTEMS
Selected topics for special study related to management information systems. Prerequisites:
Junior standing or above, and others depending on topic. Contact the Dean's office for
information.

MISY 4396. 1-3 sem. hrs.
DIRECTED INDIVIDUAL STUDY
Individual supervised study and a final report. Prerequisites: permission of instructor, Junior
standing or above, and others depending on selected topic. Inquire at the Dean's office for
information.



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MISY 4398. 1-3 sem. hrs.
INTERNSHIP IN MANAGEMENT INFORMATION SYSTEMS
Supervised practical experience in business computer systems. Prerequisites: MIS major, Junior
standing or above, and others depending on selected internship. Students must be accepted prior
to registration. May not be repeated for credit.




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