MISM - Management Information Systems

MISM 2115 Introduction to Information Systems in Business (3-0-3) 

Introduction to Information Systems in Business (3-0-3) This course provides an overview of the fundamentals of information systems technologies and their applicability to today’s business environment. Students are introduced to decision-making and business analysis using spreadsheet tools and utilities.

MISM 3109 Principles of Information Technology Management for Non-Business Majors (3-0-3) 

This course provides an overview of the strategic role of information systems in business, and emphasizes how competitive strategies for companies are formulated and implemented using a combination of information technologies. Topics include technology infrastructure, electronic commerce, information resource management, social media, ethical issues related to information systems, cybersecurity, and emerging technology trends (Note: This course is open to non-business majors only -- business majors should take MISM 3115).

Prerequisite(s): MISM 2115 with a minimum grade of C and (CPSC 1301 with a minimum grade of C or CPSC 1301H with a minimum grade of C or CPSC 1301K with a minimum grade of C)

Restriction(s):

Enrollment limited to Sophomore, Junior or Senior students.

Students cannot enroll who have a majoring in Accounting, Finance, Management Information Systems, Business Administration, Management, Marketing, General Business, DNU-Pre-Business or Operations Management.

MISM 3115 Principles of Information Technology Management (3-0-3) 

This course provides an overview of the strategic role of information systems in business, and emphasizes how competitive strategies for companies are formulated and implemented using a combination of information technologies. Topics include technology infrastructure, electronic commerce, information resource management, social media, ethical issues related to information systems, cybersecurity, and emerging technology trends.

Prerequisite(s): (ENGL 1101 with a minimum grade of C and ENGL 1102 with a minimum grade of C and ACCT 2101 with a minimum grade of C and ACCT 2102 with a minimum grade of C and BUSA 2115 with a minimum grade of C and (ECON 2105 with a minimum grade of C or ECON 2105I with a minimum grade of C or ECON 2105H with a minimum grade of C) and (ECON 2106 with a minimum grade of C or ECON 2106I with a minimum grade of C or ECON 2106H with a minimum grade of C) and (MATH 1111 with a minimum grade of C or MATH 1125 with a minimum grade of C or MATH 1131 with a minimum grade of C or MATH 1113 with a minimum grade of C) and MISM 2115 with a minimum grade of C)

Restriction(s):

Enrollment limited to Sophomore, Junior or Senior students.

Enrollment limited to students majoring in Accounting, Finance, Management Information Systems, Management, Marketing or General Business.

Enrollment limited to students in the Turner College of Business college.

MISM 3116 Business Analytics II (3-0-3) 

Business Analytics (BA) focuses on the broad areas of descriptive, predictive, and prescriptive analyses to gain insight into an organization’s functioning, make predictions, and prescribe courses of action. Students learn to utilize contemporary analytics software and collect data from a variety of sources. Open to all Business Majors.

Prerequisite(s): BUSA 3115 with a minimum grade of C and (MISM 3115 with a minimum grade of C or MISM 3109 with a minimum grade of C)

Restriction(s):

Enrollment limited to students in the Turner College of Business college.

MISM 3118 Global e-Business (3-0-3) 

This course examines electronic commerce in a global market. Topics include strategies for electronic commerce, Web-based electronic commerce opportunities, Web site design and evaluation, Web technology and supporting applications.

Prerequisite(s): MISM 3109 with a minimum grade of C or MISM 3115 with a minimum grade of C

Restriction(s):

Enrollment limited to Junior or Senior students.

Enrollment limited to students in the Turner College of Business college.

MISM 3126 Business Process Management Design (3-0-3) 

This course introduces the fundamentals of Business Process Management, which focuses on improving organizational performance by managing and optimizing a company’s business processes. The Pega modeling software is employed as a tool to develop business applications to solve real-world problems.

Prerequisite(s): MISM 3115 with a minimum grade of C or MISM 3109 with a minimum grade of C

Restriction(s):

Freshman or Sophomore students may not enroll.

Enrollment limited to students in the Turner College of Business college.

MISM 3136 Database Design (3-0-3) 

This course introduces the fundamentals of database systems and studies database design, implementation, and management using commercial database software. Topics include: concepts of database systems, popular data models including relational data model and entity-relationship data model, normalization of database tables, structured query language, and database design.

Prerequisite(s): (MISM 3115 with a minimum grade of C or MISM 3109 with a minimum grade of C) and (CPSC 1301 (may be taken concurrently) with a minimum grade of C or CPSC 1301K (may be taken concurrently) with a minimum grade of C)

Restriction(s):

Enrollment limited to students in the Turner College of Business college.

MISM 3145 Business Data Networks and Security (3-0-3) 

This course introduces networks and data communications including the design, administration, and theory of local and wide area network systems. Students will learn how to plan and design computer networks based on their understanding and the practices in labs using various network software. Topics includes: data communication technologies, network architectures, internetworking, protocols for data link, network, transport, and application layers, effective network design, planning, and implementation, wireless technologies, network management, and security.

Prerequisite(s): MISM 3115 with a minimum grade of C or MISM 3109 with a minimum grade of C

Restriction(s):

Enrollment limited to students in the Turner College of Business college.

MISM 3146 Data Visualization (3-0-3) 

This course introduces data visualization as an analytical tool, a medium of communication, and the basis for interactive information dashboards. Students will learn best practices in data visualization, develop analytical skills, and learn how to design dashboards to create meaningful displays of quantitative and qualitative data to facilitate managerial decision-making. Open to all Business and Computer Science majors.

Prerequisite(s): MISM 3115 with a minimum grade of C or MISM 3109 with a minimum grade of C

MISM 4126 Business Process Management Development (3-0-3) 

This course focuses on the development and implementation phases of Business Process Management. BPM initiative are designed to improve organizational performance by managing and optimizing a company’s business processes. The Pega modeling software is employed as a tool to build business applications to solve real-world problems.

Prerequisite(s): MISM 3109 with a minimum grade of C or MISM 3115 with a minimum grade of C

Restriction(s):

Freshman or Sophomore students may not enroll.

Enrollment limited to students in the Turner College of Business college.

MISM 4128 Business Intelligence (3-0-3) 

This course focuses on business intelligence (BI) – an IT approach to data collection and analysis to address a wide variety of practical organizational problems and issues. This discipline provides professionals with an overall view of an organization’s financial and operational standing. As an additional outcome, BI provides vital answers to important questions about financial gains and losses, as well as areas for operational improvement and product performance.

Prerequisite(s): MISM 3115 with a minimum grade of C or MISM 3109 with a minimum grade of C

Restriction(s):

Enrollment limited to Junior or Senior students.

MISM 4165 Project Management (3-0-3) 

This course examines project management in theory and practice, and the roles and responsibilities of the project manager from an interdisciplinary perspective. The course emphasizes the application of Project Management Institute's (PMI®) Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBoK) standards and framework to manage business projects. Upon successful completion of the course, students are eligible to take the Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM®) certification exam offered by the Project Management Institute (PMI).

Prerequisite(s): MISM 3115 with a minimum grade of C or MISM 3109 with a minimum grade of C or CYBR 3128 with a minimum grade of C

Restriction(s):

Enrollment limited to students in the Turner College of Business college.

MISM 4168 Systems Analysis & Design (3-0-3) 

This course introduces the concepts and methods of planning, analysis, design and implementation of information systems. Topics include: information system development methodologies, project initiation process including feasibility analysis, requirements definition, system proposals, analysis phase diagrams using UM, transition to design model, class and method design, data management design, human-computer interaction design, physical architecture design, testing, and deliverables of design and implementation phase.

Prerequisite(s): (MISM 3115 with a minimum grade of C or MISM 3109 with a minimum grade of C) and (MISM 3136 with a minimum grade of C or CPSC 3131 with a minimum grade of C)

MISM 4899 Independent Study (0-0-3) 

Independent study in a selected area of computer information systems. Study will be directed by a faculty member representing the chosen area of specialization. Candidates must present a minimum 1500-word plan through the instructor and the Department Chair to the office of the Dean for approval.

Restriction(s):

Enrollment limited to Senior students.

Enrollment limited to students majoring in Management Information Systems.

Enrollment limited to students in the Turner College of Business college.