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2012 - 2013

Information Systems (I Sys)


Undergraduate Courses


    100-Level Courses

    I SYS 100 : Computer Spreadsheet Skills. (.5:0:1)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
    I SYS 100 : Computer Spreadsheet Skills. (.5:0:1)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
    WHEN TAUGHT:Spring; Summer
    DESCRIPTION: Basic computer skills, focusing on spreadsheet and database programs. No technical background necessary.

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    I SYS 102 : Business Analysis Using Spreadsheets. (.5:1:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
    I SYS 102 : Business Analysis Using Spreadsheets. (.5:1:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
    PREREQUISITE: I SYS 100
    DESCRIPTION: Basic computer skills focusing on features in MS Excel such as Scenario Manager, Solver, Pivot Tables, and Macros to solve complex business problems.

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    I SYS 199R : Academic Internship: Information Systems. (.5-3:ARR:ARR)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
    I SYS 199R : Academic Internship: Information Systems. (.5-3:ARR:ARR)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
    WHEN TAUGHT:Fall; Winter; Spring; Summer
    PREREQUISITE: Selection of information systems emphasis in Marriott School of Management.
    DESCRIPTION: Approved on-the-job experience. Applying classroom theory and technology to actual problems; exploring career opportunities; learning role of information systems in business environment.
    NOTE: P/F grade.

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    200-Level Courses

    I SYS 201 : Introduction to Management Information Systems. (3:3:1)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
    I SYS 201 : Introduction to Management Information Systems. (3:3:1)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
    WHEN TAUGHT:Fall; Winter; Spring; Summer
    PREREQUISITE: I Sys 100 or concurrent enrollment during 1st block of I Sys 201 registration.
    RECOMMENDED: I Sys 101.
    DESCRIPTION: Using technology to solve business problems. Hands-on spreadsheet, database, and Internet software in a business context.

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    300-Level Courses

    I SYS 303 : Introduction to Computer Programming. (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
    I SYS 303 : Introduction to Computer Programming. (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
    WHEN TAUGHT:Winter; Spring
    DESCRIPTION: Object-oriented program design and development. Principles of algorithm formulation and implementation.

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    400-Level Courses

    I SYS 401 : Systems Analysis. (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
    I SYS 401 : Systems Analysis. (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
    WHEN TAUGHT:Fall
    PREREQUISITE: Admission to information systems major, concurrent enrollment in same section of I Sys 402, 403, and 414.
    DESCRIPTION: Early phases of systems development life cycle, including project management, planning, investigation, requirements definition, systems specifications, alternative selection. Tools and techniques of object-oriented analysis.

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    I SYS 402 : Database Systems. (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
    I SYS 402 : Database Systems. (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
    WHEN TAUGHT:Fall
    PREREQUISITE: Admission to information systems major; concurrent enrollment in same section of I Sys 401, 403, and 414.
    DESCRIPTION: Concepts and techniques of database system development, focusing on object-oriented modeling and its implementation methods.

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    I SYS 403 : Principles of Business Programming. (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
    I SYS 403 : Principles of Business Programming. (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
    WHEN TAUGHT:Fall
    PREREQUISITE: Admission to information systems major; concurrent enrollment in same section of I Sys 401, 402, and 414.
    DESCRIPTION: Programming business systems. Algorithms, data structures, programming patterns, and interfaces.

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    I SYS 404 : Data Communications. (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
    I SYS 404 : Data Communications. (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
    WHEN TAUGHT:Winter
    PREREQUISITE: Admission to information systems major; concurrent enrollment in same section of I Sys 411, 413, and 415.
    DESCRIPTION: Principles of data communications, local- and wide-area networks, hardware, software, media, standards, management, and business applications.

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    I SYS 411 : Systems Design and Implementation. (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
    I SYS 411 : Systems Design and Implementation. (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
    WHEN TAUGHT:Winter
    PREREQUISITE: I SYS 401 & I SYS 402 & I SYS 403 & I SYS 414; Concurrent enrollment in same section of I Sys 404, 413, and 415.
    DESCRIPTION: Later phases of systems development life cycle. System architecture, user interfaces, system interface, and application design. Testing and integration. Object-oriented development.

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    I SYS 413 : Enterprise Application Development. (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
    I SYS 413 : Enterprise Application Development. (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
    WHEN TAUGHT:Winter
    PREREQUISITE: I SYS 401 & I SYS 402 & I SYS 403 & I SYS 414; Concurrent enrollment in same section of I Sys 404, 411, and 415.
    DESCRIPTION: Client- and server-side programming. Internet and Web-based applications. Enterprise systems and architectures.

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    I SYS 414 : Business Processes and Controls. (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
    I SYS 414 : Business Processes and Controls. (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
    WHEN TAUGHT:Fall
    PREREQUISITE: Information systems majors status; concurrent enrollment in same section of I Sys 401, 402, and 403.
    RECOMMENDED: Acc 210.
    DESCRIPTION: Enterprise-level systems that support basic business processes, information systems control and security issues, systems integration and deployment.

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    I SYS 415 : Information Systems Capstone Project. (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
    I SYS 415 : Information Systems Capstone Project. (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
    WHEN TAUGHT:Winter
    PREREQUISITE: I SYS 401 & I SYS 402 & I SYS 403 & I SYS 414; Concurrent enrollment in I Sys 404, 411, and 413.
    DESCRIPTION: Applying concepts, principles, and methods of enterprise-level information systems by designing and developing a full-scale system including hardware, software, and network.

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Graduate Courses



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