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CISC *1590 Management Information Systems

(Prior to Fall 2010, this course was known as CIS 9.2.
The information below might still reflect the old course numbers. Bracketed numbers, if any, are the old course numbers. Learn more...)

3 hours; 3 credits

Management information systems as a business resource for achieving competitive advantage. The major IT applications used in business and how they enable competitiveness. The central role that relational databases and data warehouses play in the business world. How IT has enabled and accelerated the growth of e-commerce. The role of decision support systems and artificial intelligence in business. Overview and impact of IT infrastructure design. System Development Lifecycle, project management, outsourcing, offshoring and its impact on the US economy. Information security, intellectual property rights, copyright and patent law on a national and international level. New trends in technology and their potential impact on industry. Case studies and team project are required. This course is the same as Business 3420. (Not open to students who have completed Business 3420 [31.3].)

Prerequisite: Computer and Information Science 1050 [5.2]; or permission of the chairperson.


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