2007-08 Course Descriptions

IS - Information Systems

Department of Management Sciences (COBA)

IS 322 Business Statistics (3-1-3), fall, spring. Survey of methods of collection, analysis, presentation, and interpretation of business information. Includes methods of sampling, uses of averages, construction of graphs, index numbers, probability, distributions, hypothesis testing, analysis of variance, chi-square, and correlation and regression analysis. Laboratory graded and credited with course. Prerequisite: MATH 130.

IS 324 Management Information Systems (3-2-3), fall, spring. A comprehensive study of organizational needs for information and an introduction to the integrated management information system. Information is studied as an organizational resource. The creation and distribution of managerial and accounting information and the management of that resource are stressed. Operational, tactical and strategic information systems are analyzed. Laboratory graded and credited with course. Prerequisites: MGMT 120, ACCT 210, both with a grade of "C" or better.

IS 524 Management Information Systems (3-0-3), spring, odd years. Organizational needs for information and an introduction to the integrated management information system. Information is studied as an organizational resource. The creation and distribution of information and the management of the information resource are stressed. Operational, tactical and strategic information systems are analyzed. Prerequisite: graduate standing.

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