Information Systems Management Minor
(15 semester hours)
The Information Systems minor is a 15 hour program designed to provide students a broad understanding of information systems management. Students learn the basics of telecommunication, business computer applications, database management, and analysis and design of a business system. The Information Systems minor is a perfect complement to any business degree in today's information-rich society.
ISMN 3040 BUSINESS TELECOM MANAGEMENT
LEC. 3. Pr., ISMN 3140 or MNGT 3140. Voice communications and technology and data communications (LAN, WAN, internet broadband), networks, protocols, standards, legislation and project development and management.
ISMN 3070 BUSINESS COMPUTER APPLICATIONS
LEC. 3. Advanced applications using object oriented, visual languages for faster development. Explores microcomputer- based languages. College of Business Information Technology requirement.
ISMN 3830 DATABASE MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS
LEC. 3. Pr., (MNGT 3070 or ISMN 3070). Business applications software in a database environment, complex data, and file structures, systems design consideration of global and distributed databases.
ISMN 4090 ANALYSIS AND DESIGN OF BUSINESS INFORMATION SYSTEMS
LEC. 3. Pr., (MNGT 3830 or ISMN 3830). General systems techniques, development methodologies, database considerations, project planning, and control, system integration.
ISMN 3080 ADVANCED PROGRAMMING AND COMPUTER APPLICATIONS
LEC. 3. Pr., MNGT 3070 or ISMN 3070. Visual and object-oriented business programming languages are introduced and explored. 2.2 GPA required.
ISMN 4850 COMPETITIVE STRATEGIES THROUGH INFORMATION
LEC. 3. Emphasizes how competitive strategies for companies are formulated and implemented using a combination of information technologies.
ISMN 4870 DATABASE SERVER FUNDAMENTALS
LEC. 3. Coreq., ISMN 3830 and MNGT 3830. Database servers as core components of developing n-Tier information technology are discussed. Practical exercise used to demonstrate the process of using QSQL to manage database through data manipulation language and data definition language. Advanced database objects are introduced.
ISMN 4880 MNGT INFO SYSTEMS PROJECTS
LEC. 3. Coreq., ISMN 3830 and MNGT 3830. Synthesizes theory and principles of management information systems (MIS) using real-life, hands-on-projects.
ISMN 5280 Information Systems Architecture in the Small and Medium-size Enterprise
ISMN 5630 CLIENTSIDE INTERNET PGM
ISMN 5040 ADVANCED BUSINESS DATA COMMUNICATIONS
LEC. 3. Pr., (MNGT 3140 or ISMN 3140). Experienced-based class building on domain knowledge of prerequisites; gives personal and team experience in data communications technology and networks.
ISMN 5270 CURRENT ISSUES IN INFORMATION SYSTEMS FOR ORGS
LEC. 3. This course covers current issues in Information Systems Management and Technology. As such, topics may differ from semester to semester. The objective of the course is to allow students to become familiar with issues such as emerging technologies, information systems and their role in vertical portals, and the role of information systems in industry. Course is designed to enable students to take it twice with subject change. Course may be repeated for a maximum of 6 credit hours.
ISMN 5370 PROJECT MANAGEMENT
LEC. 3. Tools and techniques of information technology project management including leading project management software.
ISMN 5650 ADVANCED OBJECT-ORIENTED AND INTERNET PROGRAMMING
LEC. 3. Pr., MNGT 3070 Fundamentals of developing object-oriented, component-based and Internet business applications.
ISMN 5670 SECURITY AND INFORMATION ASSURANCE
LEC. 3. This course covers the fundamentals of computer security and information assurance from a management perspective. The student will be exposed to security and information assurance topics such as security policies, confidentiality, and ethics. Organizational issues of security and methodologies for information assurance will be discussed from a managerial perspective.
ISMN 5680 ADVANCED DATA BASE ADMINISTRATION AND DEVELOPMENT
LEC. 3. Pr., MNGT 3830 or ISMN 3830 Key tasks and functions required of a database administrator in a business environment.
ISMN 5690 KNOWLEDGE MANAGEMENT AND ORGANIZATIONAL LEARNING
LEC. 3. Introduction to knowledge management and its role in organizational decision-making and learning. Studies of issues related to management, creation, and use of knowledge as well as issues related to system design and implementation.