Management Information

 System

 

 

Courses offering in term 071 ( September 2007) :

 

 

 

MIS 215

Principles Of Management Information System

(3-0-3)

A survey of MIS concepts. Information systems for operational, tactical and strategic management in the various functions of an organization. Overview of end-user computing.

Prerequisite

MIS 105

 

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MIS 301

Business Systems Analysis & Design I          

(3-0-3)

Fundamentals of systems development life cycle. Basic systems analysis and design tools: data dictionary, data flow diagrams, process specifications, entity-relationship diagrams, and CASE tools. Emphasis on front-end phases of SDLC. Practice of analysis and design through case studies.

Prerequisite

MIS 215 or Departmental Approval

 

 

 

 

 

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MIS 302

Business Applications Development               

(3-0-3)

Introduction to COBOL language fundamentals, designing structured programs using basic structured and modular programming techniques. Developing high level programs: control break processing, data validation techniques, interactive processing, array processing & table handling, and file maintenance. The course will also provide exposure to program test planning and test data design.

Prerequisite

ICS 102

 

 

 

 

 

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MIS 311

Business Data Management

(3-0-3)

Database versus file processing environments. Data resource management. Database support for various levels of management. Relational Database model. Conceptual data modeling. Logical database design. Integrity and security. Database languages including SQL and QBE. Data and Database administration.

Prerequisite

ICS 201

 

 

 

 

 

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MIS 345

Information Technology In Society                

(3-0-3)

Information Technology (IT) in today’s world. Evaluation of the impact on individuals, organizations, society, and quality of life. Social and ethical considerations including privacy, piracy, accuracy, accessibility, and dysfunctional behavior. Legislative responsibilities, computer crimes, copyrights, patents, and other legal issues.

Prerequisites

MIS 215, Junior Standing

 

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MIS 351

Cooperative Work                  

(0-0-9)

A period of 28 weeks of business employment for MIS students to get practical training in the area of management information systems with reputable business organizations and as approved by the Department. Each student is evaluated on his performance on the job and is required to submit progress reports and a formal report about his coop work experience. The final report will be evaluated by a team of three faculty members, including the advisor.

Prerequisites

Senior Standing, ENGL 214, MIS 301, MIS 311

 

 

 

 

 

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MIS 401

Business Systems Analysis & Design II         

(3-0-3)

Development of computerized business systems using CASE tools, DBMS, 4GL and/or application generators. Project management techniques. Emphasis on back-end phases of SDLC. Team projects to develop real business systems.

Prerequisite

MIS 301

 

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MIS 410

Management Support Systems                       

(2-2-3)

Introduction to Management Support systems (MSS): Decision Support Systems, Group Decision Support Systems, and Executive Information Systems. Expert Systems and Neural Networks. Tools and Techniques for developing and using these systems. Integration of MSS. Team projects to develop MSS.

Suggested Laboratory Work (Closed Lab)

Work on different tools used in developing management support systems. Use of tools such as Access, Excel, Expert Choice, IFPS, VP Expert, Exsys, EIS Commander, and Flagship. By using one or more of these tools, students will develop prototypes systems in one or more of the following areas: decision support system, expert system, executive support system, and natural language processing system.

Prerequisites

MIS 301, MIS 311

 

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MIS 411

Database Applications Development               

(3-0-3)

Business programming in a database environment. Client/server concepts and applications. Multi-user system considerations including concurrency control and security. Program efficiency, program test planning and test data design, program maintenance, and online documentation.

Prerequisite

MIS 311

 

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MIS 415

Group Decision Support Systems

(2-2-3)

Concepts and supporting technologies for group decision making activities. Topics include conceptual foundations of group decision process and techniques, structure of GDSS, level of GDSS support, technologies of GDSS, organizational and individual impact of decision making in groups. Team work approach will be applied to projects and class assignments.

Suggested Laboratory Work (Closed Lab)

Work on different tools used in developing and using group decision support systems. Student will practice group decision processes in actual specialized lab. Students will also develop prototypes for an actual GDSS using a specialized lab software, such as Lotus Notes.

Prerequisite

MIS 410

 

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MIS 420

Computer Control And Audit 

(3-0-3)

Auditing of computer-based information systems. Audit environment and information systems controls. Theory of internal control and application of audit procedures in a computerized environment. Techniques for evaluating applications, data integrity, general operations, security, systems software and maintenance.

Prerequisites

ACCT 300, Senior Standing

 

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MIS 425

End-User Computing

(3-0-3)

Fundamentals of managing End User Computing (EUC) activities and resources. Technological, organizational, and behavioral issues related to EUC. Potential benefits, growth, problems and risks. Use of information center to promote, support, control, and manage EUC.

Prerequisites

MIS 215, MGT 301

 

 

 

 

 

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MIS 490

Information Resources Management             

(3-0-3)

Theories and practices in the management of organizational information systems resources. Frameworks for introduction, evolution, and assimilation of information systems into an organization. Roles of IT and roles of people using, developing, and managing systems. Global concepts of IT. Societal and ethical issues related to IS design and use.

Prerequisites

MIS 401, COE 353, Senior Standing

 

 

 

 

 

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MIS 499

Topics In MIS 

(3-0-3)

Coverage of contemporary and advanced MIS topics, such as data management, information processing, decision making, and social implications of information technology.

Prerequisites

Senior Standing, Departmental approval

 

 

 

 

All Management Information System Courses     (Undergraduate Program )

 

 

Management Information System

( Graduate Program )

 

Courses offering in term 071 ( September 2007) :

 

 

MIS 510         Information Resource Management                                                (3-0-3)

 

Development of a framework for planning the introduction, evolution, and assimilation of information technology (computer, telecommunication, office automation) into the organization. The specific role of middle and top management in designing a long-range information architecture with emphasis on strategic and global issues. Use of case studies is emphasized.

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MIS 512         Data Management                                                                 (3-0-3)

 

Introduction of Data Base Management Systems (DBMS). Relational model and Structured Query Language. Logical database design and semantic data integrity. Physical design issues of relational databases. Transaction integrity. Database and data administration functions. Introduction to non-relational data models. Fundamentals of distributed DBMS.

 

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MIS 515         Systems Analysis Methodologies                                         (3-0-3)

 

Business information system development covering used requirements identification, feasibility study, system analysis, design, and implementation. Systems analysis and design methodologies including SDLC, JAD, RAD, and prototyping. System analysis and project management tools.

 

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MIS 525         Management Support Systems                                             (3-0-3)

 

Study of the decision-making processes. Comparison between Management Support Systems (MSS) and conventional information systems. Decision Support Systems (DSS), Group DSS, Executive Support Systems, Expert Systems, and Neutral Network Systems. Applications of MSS. Integration of Management Support Systems. Behavioral and technical issues in the implementation and operation of MSS.

 

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MIS 530         Seminar in MIS                                                                      (3-0-3)

 

Study of contemporary issues and concepts in Management Information Systems and management of information technology. Use of presentations based on periodicals, book reviews, cases, and student term papers. Students will participate in class presentations.

 

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MIS 592         Independent Research in MIS                                                          (0-0-3)

 

A research proposal must be submitted in writing by the student and be approved by the supervising faculty member and the MBA Chairman prior to registration. The student is required to conduct a research study in the area of Management Information Systems that is business related and adheres to all elements of sound business research. The study methods and findings must be presented orally and in writing in a manner that is consistent with acceptable standards of research communication.

 

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All Management Information System Courses     ( Graduate Program )

 

 

 

Other Courses Offering in First Semester (071) :

College of Engineering Sciences  (CES):

·         Petroleum Engineering (PETE)

·         Chemical Engineering (CHE)

·         Mechanical Engineering (ME)

·         Electrical Engineering    (EE)

·         Civil Engineering (CE)

 

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College of Computer Sciences & Engineering  (CCSE):

·         Computer Engineering  (COE)

·         Systems Engineering   (SE)

·           Information and Computer Science (ICS)

 

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College of Sciences  (CS)

·          Chemistry  (CHEM)

·         Earth Sciences  (ES)

·        Statistics

·        Mathematical  

 

College of Industrial Management  (CIM)

 

·         Management Information System ( MIS )

·          Marketing  ( MKT )

·          Accounting ( Acct )

·         Finance (FIN)

·         Management ( MGT )

·        Economics  ( ECON)

 

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College of Environmental Design  (CED)

·        Architecture (ARC)

·        City & Regional Planning (CRP)

·        Construction Engineering & Management (CEM)

·         Architectural Engineering (ARE)

 

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