MIS COURSES


MIS 2251 Word Processing for Business (I, II; 2) This course expands the introductory word processing capabilities developed in BUS 1500 into more advanced techniques. Focus is placed on more extensive tables for word processing documents and incorporation of inserted symbols and pictures. The concept of personalized letters from a spreadsheet database of the target recipients is introduced and developed. Prerequisite: BUS 1500 or the equivalent

MIS 2252 Spreadsheets for Business (I, II;I2) This course expands the introductory spreadsheet capabilities developed in BUS 1500 into more advanced techniques. Emphasis is placed on extensive computations using complicated equations. Work is required with data arrays and data sorting using multiple sort criteria. Optimal solutions are explored using sophisticated mathematical techniques. Prerequisite: BUS 1500

MIS 2253 Database Applications for Business (I, II; 2) This course expands the introductory database capabilities developed in BUS 1500 into more advanced techniques. Emphasis is placed on creating databases without limitations of the database templates. Extensive work is required to create the database structure for ease of database query. Database queries will be developed to investigate the data. Prerequisite: BUS 1500

MIS 2254 Graphical Presentations for Business (I, II; 2) This course expands the introductory presentation graphics capabilities developed in BUS 1500 into advanced techniques. Emphasis is placed on creating advanced presentations, using more of the professional options. Extensive work is required to incorporate pictures, animation, sound and video to enhance the quality of business presentations. Prerequisite: BUS 1500

MIS 3351 Business Programming I (I; 3) This course introduces current business programming including concepts of user-friendly and graphical interfaces. Object-oriented programming will be shown to aid development time. The requirement for complete documentation of the programming will be included. Prerequisite: BUS 1500

MIS 3352 Business Programming II (II; 3) This course continues instruction in current business programming, including concepts of relational databases as used in the business world. The development and query of databases will be emphasized. The requirement for complete documentation of the programming will be included. Prerequisite: MIS 3351

MIS 4461 Information Systems Analysis (I; 3) This course introduces current systems analysis and design of computer support systems for business. Emphasis is placed on responding to user requirements, and documenting the changes to the current or proposed system. Prerequisite: MIS 3352

MIS 4462 Systems Design and Database Implementation (II; 3) This course continues instruction in current systems analysis and design of computer systems for business. Emphasis is placed on incorporating database operations in the existing processing of collected data. Current database technology will be used for data repository and query. The required documentation of new system development or system modification will be included. Prerequisite: MIS 4461

MIS 4465 Data Base Development (I; 3) This course examines current trends in database design and development. It also examines current trends in data communications and networks, emphasizing the structure required for long-term support. The required documentation for new system development or system modification will be included. Prerequisite: MIS 3352

MIS 4466 Internship in MIS (On Demand; 1-6) This course provides the opportunity to explore practical experience in MIS. Student activities are supervised by the organization sponsoring the internship. The Office of Career Services and responsible faculty monitor internship. A comprehensive report is required at completion of internship. Prerequisite: Permission of the instructor

MIS 4491 MIS Seminar (II; 2) This course explores and projects future trends in management information systems, emphasizing the structural approach to design and development or change. Prerequisites: MIS 4461 and senior standing

MIS 4497 Independent Study in MIS (II; 1) This course offers the individual student the opportunity to conduct independent research in the field of MIS. Student research is accomplished under the direction of the instructor. Prerequisites: Senior standing and permission of the instructor