Oct 19, 2021  
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CIS 251 - Management Information Systems


5 credits

Prerequisites
BA 104  or MATH& 107  or higher, or instructor permission.

Elements of information processing systems are covered with emphasis on design, development and management of computer-based information systems. Extensive use of online activities will be utilized. The course looks at how a modern organization collects, distributes, organizes and manages information. The approach will be sociotechnical, i.e. both technical and behavioral considerations will be examined.

Theory Hours
5 theory hours.

Vocational Program Course
Vocational program course.

AA General Elective
May be used as a general elective in the AA degree.

Course Outcomes
  • To develop an understanding of what information systems are, how they work and their uses within an organization
  • Learn how information systems affect the organizations and its employees
  • Develop an understanding of how information systems can make a firm more competitive and successful
  • View MIS as a multidisciplinary field
  • Develop the skill to Internet tools for communication and information research
  • Work closely and effectively within groups
  • To develop an understanding of what information systems are, how they work and their uses within an organization




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