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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
S 2013 Mis -Student Edition - With Access 1-133-62730-7 Bidgoli, Hossein 3RD 13 Course Technology, Inc.
S 2013 Quickbooks Complete 2012 - With CD 1-932487-75-1 Sleeter 2012 The Sleeter Group, Inc.
U 2012 MIS 2 1-111-53396-2 BIDGOLI
U 2012 QUICKBOOKS COMPLETE 2010 9781932487725 SLEETER GRO
S 2011 USING MIS 0-13-610075-9 KROENKE 3 PEARSON EDU
V 2011 Using MIS 0-13-215818-3 David M. Kroenke 4 Prentice Hall
V 2010 USING MIS 0-13-813248-8 KROENKE 2 PH
S 2009 MANAGEMENT INFORMATION SY 1-4239-0178-9 OZ 6 COURSE TECH
U 2009 MANAGEMENT INFORMATION SY 1-4239-0178-9 OZ 6 COURSE TECH
F 2008 MANAGEMENT INFORMATION SY 1-4239-0178-9 OZ 6 COURSE TECH
S 2008 INTRO TO INFORMATION SYST OBRIEN 1 MCG
S 2007 BUSINESS DRIVEN TECHNOLOGY (W/2 CD'S) 0-07-332306-3 HAAG 2 MCGRAW-HILL PUBLISHI
S 2006 MANAGEMENT INFORMATION SYSTEMS FOR INFO HAAG
F 2005 MANAGEMENT INFORMATION SYSTEMS-W/CD OZ 4TH 04
S 2003 Management Information Systems 0-07-248942-1 Post 3 McGraw-Hill Irwin
S 2002 MANAGEMENT INFO.SYS.F/INFORMATION AGE 0-07-255094-5 HAAG 3RD 02 MCGRAW
S 2002 Management Information Systems for the Info Age 0072458720 Haag 3 McGraw Hill Irwin
S 2001 Case 0-619-00025-2 Monk ITP
S 2000 Mnagement Information Systems for the Information Age 0-07-231535-0 Haag 2 MCG
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