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Number:MG351
Name:Management Information Systems
Description:This course is designed to acquaint the student with the concepts of management information systems in public, as well as private, workplaces. From microcomputer-based applications, through shared resource networks, to large-scale, integrated, distributed systems, the student discovers why, what, and how systems are justified, acquired, and developed. Through the use of cases and software such as Microsoft Access and QuickBooks, emphasis is placed on the impact these systems have on the organization. This course is available as an elective for non-CIS majors only.
Credit(s):3
Offered (DAY schedule):Every spring semester
Instructor Permission Required:N
Pre-Requisite(s): CS115
MG224

Course Objectives

At the conclusion of this course, a student will be able to: • Explain the meaning of terms used to describe common techniques and concepts in business information systems • Articulate information technology’s role in business from a managerial point of view • Describe how computers are (and will be) used in business applications, including telecommunications, electronic commerce, data warehousing and mining, expert systems, and computer-based information systems • Enumerate and explain the principles of agile systems development methods • Identify and suggest appropriate responses to managerial and organizational issues stemming from development, implementation, and use of computer-based information systems • Recognize the reality of implementing international information systems, including economic and cultural differences. • Understand the major social and ethical issues involved in the development and use of information technology • Set up a basic customer-based relational database using Microsoft's Access. Use QuickBooks or similar software to establish a basic accounting system for an organization.

Books Previously Used in this Course

Term Year Title ISBN Author Edition Publisher Instructor New Used Rental eBook
S 2017 (none) Wheaton $0 $0 $0
S 2017 (none) Wheaton $0 $0 $0
F 2016 (none) Wheaton $0 $0 $0
S 2016 MIS 6:STUDENT ED.-W/ACCESS 9781305632004 BIDGOLI 6TH 16 CENGAGE L Wheaton $73 $0 $0
S 2016 MIS 6:STUDENT ED.-W/ACCESS 9781305632004 BIDGOLI 6TH 16 CENGAGE L Wheaton $73 $0 $0
S 2016 MIS 3:STUDENT ED.-W/ACCESS 9781133627302 BIDGOLI 3RD 13 CENGAGE L Campbell $0 $32 $0
S 2016 QUICKBOOKS COMPLETE 2015-W/CD 9781942417064 SLEETER 15 SLEETER GR Campbell $147 $0 $0
S 2015 QUICKBOOKS COMPLETE 2013-W/CD 9781932487893 SLEETER 13 SLEETER GR Campbell $147 $0 $0
S 2015 MIS 3:STUDENT ED.-W/ACCESS 9781133627302 BIDGOLI 3RD 13 CENGAGE L Campbell $0 $53 $0
S 2015 QUICKBOOKS COMPLETE 2013-W/CD 9781932487893 SLEETER 13 SLEETER GR Campbell $147 $0 $0
S 2015 MIS 3:STUDENT ED.-W/ACCESS 9781133627302 BIDGOLI 3RD 13 CENGAGE L Campbell $0 $53 $0
F 2014 QUICKBOOKS COMPLETE 2013-W/CD 9781932487893 SLEETER 13 Campbell $160 $0 $0
S 2014 MIS 4:STUDENT ED.-W/ACCESS 9781133589303 BIDGOLI 4TH 14 Wheaton $0 $0 $0
S 2014 QuickBooks Pro 2013: Level 1 9781591364818 CONLON Wheaton $0 $0 $0
S 2014 MIS 3:STUDENT ED.-W/ACCESS 9781133627302 BIDGOLI 3RD 13 Campbell $0 $0 $0
S 2014 QUICKBOOKS COMPLETE 2012-W/CD 9781932487756 SLEETER 12 Campbell $0 $0 $0
S 2013 Mis -Student Edition - With Access 978-1-133-62730-2 Bidgoli, Hossein 3RD 13 Course Technology, Inc. Campbell $72 $54 $0
S 2013 Quickbooks Complete 2012 - With CD 978-1-932487-75-6 Sleeter 2012 The Sleeter Group, Inc. Campbell $154 $116 $0
U 2012 MIS 2 1-111-53396-2 BIDGOLI Campbell $65 $49
U 2012 QUICKBOOKS COMPLETE 2010 9781932487725 SLEETER GRO Campbell $167 $125
S 2011 USING MIS 0-13-610075-9 KROENKE 3 PEARSON EDU Hippler $169 $127
V 2011 Using MIS 978-0-13-215818-3 David M. Kroenke 4 Prentice Hall Hippler $0 $0
V 2010 USING MIS 0-13-813248-8 KROENKE 2 PH Hippler $165 $124
S 2009 MANAGEMENT INFORMATION SY 1-4239-0178-9 OZ 6 COURSE TECH Mauritzen $133 $100
U 2009 MANAGEMENT INFORMATION SY 1-4239-0178-9 OZ 6 COURSE TECH Mauritzen $140 $105
F 2008 MANAGEMENT INFORMATION SY 1-4239-0178-9 OZ 6 COURSE TECH Mauritzen $133 $100
S 2008 INTRO TO INFORMATION SYST OBRIEN 1 MCG Poulin $167 $126
S 2007 BUSINESS DRIVEN TECHNOLOGY (W/2 CD'S) 0-07-332306-3 HAAG 2 MCGRAW-HILL PUBLISHI Poulin $146 $110
S 2006 MANAGEMENT INFORMATION SYSTEMS FOR INFO HAAG Poulin $0 $0
F 2005 MANAGEMENT INFORMATION SYSTEMS-W/CD OZ 4TH 04 Connelly $107 $80
S 2003 Management Information Systems 0-07-248942-1 Post 3 McGraw-Hill Irwin Easton $0 $0
S 2002 Management Information Systems for the Info Age 0072458720 Haag 3 McGraw Hill Irwin Easton $0 $0
S 2002 MANAGEMENT INFO.SYS.F/INFORMATION AGE 0-07-255094-5 HAAG 3RD 02 MCGRAW Easton $0 $0
S 2002 MANAGEMENT INFO.SYS.F/INFORMATION AGE 0-07-255094-5 HAAG 3RD 02 MCGRAW Easton $0 $0
S 2001 Case 0-619-00025-2 Monk ITP Hansen-Childers $24 $0
S 2000 Mnagement Information Systems for the Information Age 0-07-231535-0 Haag 2 MCG Gregory $67 $0