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Management of Information Systems and Operations (MISO)
MIS: Management Information Systems
202 Microcomputers in Business- 3 S.H.
An introduction to some of the more commonly used software packages for business decision-making. Spreadsheet, business graphics, database and integrated software are introduced. Grade only.
312 - Business Computer Programming-3 S.H.
A structured approach to business systems development and programming using 3GL/4GL. Problem solving techniques with emphasis on business applications, including sequential and random access file processing. Grade only.
332 Business Programming Tools- 3 S.H.
Introduction to advanced programming tools. The student will document, compile, test and debug business application problems using new application development tools and techniques. Prerequisite: MIS 312. Grade only.
342 Advanced Business Computer Applications- 3 S.H.
The focus of this course is on the development and management of business database systems. It provides the theoretical concepts as well as practical approaches to planning, development, test and documentation of business database systems. Project planning and control approach is used to relate database administration to information systems management. Students are required to develop, implement, and evaluate a business database system. Prerequisite: MIS 362. Grade only.
362 Management Information Systems 3 S.H.
An introduction to basic concepts of Management Information System design, implementation and control. Application of computer-based MIS and decision models to business and management situations and problems. Prerequisite: MIS 202, ACCT 220, or CS 234; Grade Only.
398 Internship 1-9 S.H.
Credits will not be counted in the MIS major, but as general elective credits. Prerequisite: concurrent enrollment in MIS 399. P/NC only.
399- Internship Problems 3 S.H.
Prerequisite: courses that must be completed prior to an internship vary by program. See department for list of requirements. Minimum 2.0 GPA. Grade only.
412 Management of e-Commerce 3 S.H.
Ecommerce is studied from a managerial perspective. Topics include ebusiness, web EDI, and business uses of the Internet. The influence of technology on collaboration and new business methods is discussed. Prerequisite: MIS 362. Grade only.
452 Management of Telecommunication Systems 3 S.H.
This course provides an understanding of basic concepts involved in management of data communications, teleprocessing, and networks. Topics covered in this course include a review of the history of data communications and communications networks, fundamental principles of managing data and voice communications and network security. Various commercial products are surveyed. The necessity of managing telecommunications in business is emphasized and issues in applying telecommunications in corporate environments are discussed. Also, the effects of regulatory environment in telecommunications industry are covered. Prerequisite: MIS 362. Grade only.
462 Decision Support Systems 3 S.H.
This course focuses on complex management decision activities which require extensive use of information and modeling. It explores the application of computer-based management decision support systems to not only operational and control decisions but also to strategic and planning managerial decision-making activities. The conceptual framework as well as practical application of DSS is discussed. Prerequisite: MIS 362. Grade only.
472 Management of Local and Wide Area Networks 3 S.H.
This course provides an understanding of how the Local Area Network (LAN) and Wide Area Networks (WAN) are managed and prepares students for the challenges of dealing with the issues in the dynamic networking industry. Among the topics covered are: LAN/WAN connectivity, physical transmission methods and options, transmission equipment, integration of voice and data, WAN transport methods, ATM technologies, and present and future technologies and services. The course is intended for those who would like to have specialization in managing networks. Prerequisite: MIS 362 and MIS 452. Grade only.
482 Management of Information Technology 3 S.H.
This course introduces students to the current issues in information technologies mainly through case analysis. Different methods of dealing with the issues involved are discussed. Various systems in information technology are presented. The importance of management control is emphasized and multinational IT is covered also. Prerequisite: MIS 342, MIS 362, MIS 452. Grade only.
492 Topics in MIS 3 S.H.
The major focus of this course is on the advanced and complex concepts of Information Systems Technology. The objective is to provide perspective for adapting to Information Systems Technology. Key conceptual frameworks of MIS, as well as cutting-edge business application development technologies are presented. Prerequisite: MIS 362. Grade only.
OM : Operations Management
334 Operations Management 3 S.H.
An analytical approach to manufacturing and service organizations covering such topics as: competitive priorities, total quality management, operations strategy, inventory management, production and project planning and control, partnership, total productive maintenance, and logistics. Prerequisite: For Business Majors, BUSA 220, MIS 202 strongly recommended; for non-College of Business majors, BUSA 220 or its equivalent.
344 Purchasing 3 S.H.
A study of purchasing management. Includes objectives, procedures, organization, ordering techniques, inventory control, vendor selection, price, equipment procurement, legal aspects, make or buy, and purchasing department reports. Prerequisite: OM 334. Grade only.
398 Internship 1-9 S.H.
Credits will not be counted in the Operations Management minor, but as general elective credits. Prerequisite: concurrent enrollment in OM 399. P/NC only.
399 Internship Problems 3 S.H. <<br /> Prerequisite: courses that must be completed prior to an internship vary by program. See department for list of requirements. Minimum 2.0 GPA. Grade only.
414 Operations Planning and Control 3 S.H. <<br /> Study of computer-based systems and procedures for production planning and control in operations management. Primary emphasis is on developing a general model for manufacturing planning and control systems, with secondary emphasis on advanced topics in the following areas: material requirements planning, Just-in-Time, theory of constraints, and scheduling. Prerequisite: OM 334. Grade only.
424 Management of Technology 3 S.H.
This course addresses issues relevant to the management of technological changes in manufacturing and service operations. Recent advancement in computerization and automation necessitate a systemís view of the operations function, with particular emphasis on the link between technology, operations, and marketing strategies. Prerequisite: OM 334. Grade only.
434 Quality and Productivity Management 3 S.H. <<br /> Study of the principles of quality and productivity management is the main subject of this course. Emphasis is placed on new and advanced concepts found in the U.S. and abroad, including such topics as systems thinking, reducing complexity, ISO 9000, and activity-based costing. Prerequisite: OM 334. Grade only.
444 Operations Strategy 3 S.H.
This course is an application of production and operations management principles in real life situations. This is done through analysis of cases, with particular emphasis on linking operations strategy to marketing strategy. Prerequisite: OM 414. Grade only.
464 Project Management 3 S.H.
The questions of efficiency and effectiveness are addressed through analysis of the project management process and installation of project management methodologies. Different types of projects are presented that can best be attacked by different kinds of project management methodologies. Implementation risks of large-scale project processes are discussed in reference to various application areas, e.g., manufacturing and service operations, information system design, or engineering. Prerequisites: BUSA 220. Grade only.
494 Current Topics in OM 3 S.H.
This course will explore some of the latest techniques and concepts in POM. The objective of this course is to relate these techniques and concepts to a systems view of the operations function. Prerequisite: OM 334. Grade only.
Last Modified: Wednesday, February 03, 2010 10:01 by Todd Copeman