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National College Credit Recommendation Service

Board of Regents  |  University of the State of New York

Davar Academy, LLC | Evaluated Learning Experience

Management Information Systems (CIS 315)


Varies (self-study, self-paced).

Various; distance learning format.

November 2016 - Present. 

Instructional delivery format: 
Online/distance learning
Learner Outcomes: 

Upon successful completion of this learning experience, students will be able to: recognize basic information system concepts as applied to business operations and management; identify the major components of a computer system, including hardware, software, operating systems and operating environments as they apply to information systems; evaluate, select, and use computer-based information systems from a management perspective; comprehend the interdependence and functionality of the hardware and software components of information systems and work with the MIS staff to make technical decisions design and develop basic MIS applications such as spreadsheet, database, and web development; apply the understanding of how to utilize large-scale computer applications systems to assist with business management and operations; explain the nature and importance of information systems in business; analyze business processes and their relationship to information systems; assess the impact of information systems on the success of organizations; analyze the relationships among ethical, social, and political issues raised by information systems; and analyze the impact of e-commerce and internet technology on information integration and dispersal.


This learning experience is designed to familiarize students with concepts related to the utilization of information technology in business organizations, focusing on both the technical and managerial aspects of information technology adoption in the organization. Major topics include: information technology infrastructure, electronic commerce, information systems and business strategy, ethical issues related to information systems will be covered. The course of study necessary to be prepared for the proctored proficiency examination consists of lessons based on the readings from the textbook.  Students are encouraged to answer all the review questions and quizzes for each chapter.

Credit recommendation: 

In the upper division baccalaureate degree category, 3 semester hours in Business, Business Administration, Computer Information Systems, Management Information Systems, or Information Technology (11/16) (3/22 revalidation).