MISY 3320 Systems Analysis (3-0). Overview of the system development life cycle. Emphasis is on current system documentation flows, data flows, data structures, file designs, input and output designs and program specifications. Discussion of information gathering and reporting activities and of the transition from analysis to design.
MISY 3360 Business Data Communication Systems (3-0). Characteristics of contemporary business data communication components, their configurations, and their impact on management information systems design. Topics include designing, managing, securing, and implementing business data communication networks, and their integration into management information systems. Exercises and assignments will use various data communication facilities.
MISY 4310 Information Resource Management (3-0). A course providing a broad overview of the information resource management function. The course emphasizes information systems management, with particular attention on planning, organizing and controlling user services, managing the computer information systems development process, and the fundamentals of EDP auditing.
MISY 4350 Electronic Commerce (3-0). Focuses on e-commerce from three perspectives: (1) customer-business; (2) business-business; and (3) intra- organization. The Internet, Intranet and Extranets, electronic data interchange (EDI), electronic payment systems, tax issues, and global policy will be investigated. Students will create or enhance a web page as part of the course requirements.
MISY 4370 Special Topics in Management Information Systems (3-0). The study of advanced concepts and techniques of management information systems. Content will vary according to the needs and interests of the students, and according to the latest state-of-the-art in computing.