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Management Information Systems (BUS-203)

Location: 

Various; distance learning format.

Length: 

Varies (self-study; self-paced).

Dates: 

June 2017 - Present.

Instructional delivery format: 
Proficiency exam
Learner Outcomes: 

Upon successful completion of the exam, sstudents will be able to: identify the organization of information systems in general and their roles of the modern organization in a web-based environment; describe how businesses generally use information systems; assist in the management of both data and knowledge in managing an organization; describe the infrastructure of the information technology system; discuss the roles of e-businesses and e-commerce in today’s business environment; determine the extent to which wireless and mobile computing must be taken into account when managing an organization’s delivery of information over the internet; explain the method by which information systems can be acquired and applied; and manage information systems in a manner that takes into account ethical and social issues; especially those unique to the information age.

Instruction: 

This exam is an introduction to Information Technology and its applications to the business world. Students explore issues with conducting business in a web-based environment and how to achieve a competitive advantage with a successful digital information system. Emphasis is on information technology infrastructure with additional focus on wireless and mobile computing. Students explore the building and management of systems, from both the organizational and managerial perspective. The exam is designed to provide students with a strong understanding of information systems and the enormous importance they hold in today’s business world.

Credit recommendation: 

In the lower division baccalaureate /associate degree category, 3 semester hours in Management Information Systems (6/17).

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