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BIS 1XX - Business Info Systems Elective
Business Information Systems Elective
Prerequisite: Transfer Credit Evaluation Only



0.500 TO 6.000 Credit hours
0.500 TO 6.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

Business Administration Department

BIS 2XX - Business Info Systems Elective
Business Information Systems Elective
Prerequisite: Transfer Credit Evaluation Only



0.500 TO 6.000 Credit hours
0.500 TO 6.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

Business Administration Department

BIS 340 - Bus Data Com and E-Network
Business Data Communications and E-Networks
Prerequisite: BIS 370

Presents the fundamental concepts of data communications, networking, distributed applications, network management and security in a way that relates specifically to the business environment and business management. Includes network structure and flow control.

3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

Business Administration Department

BIS 361 - Business Information Systems
Business Information Systems
Prerequisites: BUS 205 or Permission of Instructor.

This course provides a broad understanding of the various roles information systems play in the modern businesses, organizations, and society. Emphasizes the value of integrating technology within organizational processes and flows. Highlights the impact of technology trends, innovations, and business shaping features of information systems.

3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture, Online

Business Administration Department

Course Attributes:
Business Operation Management

BIS 362 - Healthcare Informatics
Healthcare Informatics
Prerequisite: Any LAC Tier II Applied Technology Course or equivalent.

This course is designed to provide students with knowledge of the principles of healthcare informatics and a comprehensive understanding of the use of information systems in health care. Topics include health care data, information and knowledge, unification of health care terminology and coding systems, decision analysis in health care, electronic patient records, health care information systems implementation, security management, disaster recovery and ethical principles in health care informatics.

3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture, Online

Business Administration Department

BIS 364 - Social Informatics
Introduction to Social Informatics
Prerequisite: BUS 205

This course is designed to provide students with an understanding of the field of social informatics. Emphasis will be on developing a comprehensive ability to use technology and analyze the role of IT in broader social context. It has a hands-on component in a computer laboratory as well.

3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture, Online

Business Administration Department

BIS 365 - Emerging Techs & Bus Apps
Emerging Technologies And Business Applications
Prerequisite: BUS 205

Novel integrations of new technology innovations in a variety of business environments are radically affecting business information systems, organizations, careers, and lives around the globe. This course examines a number of new information technologies and focuses on developing skills necessary for serving on technology advisory or project committees and for evaluating and strategizing potential innovative business applications.

3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

Business Administration Department

BIS 367 - HCI & Design
Human Computer Interaction and Design
Prerequisites: BIS/BUS 361 and BUS 370 OR CSC 330

This course provides an overview of how to design interactive technology to optimize human computer interactions in terms of user experience and performance. Topics covered include user-centric design principles, mental models, models of human perception and cognition, data visualization, techniques of rapic prototyping, and evaluatin methods such as usability testing and heuristic evaluation that are essential for effective interaction design. Students will apply the methods and techniques of user-centric design to evaluate technology encountered in everyday life/work as well as create and evaluate new interactive prototype designs.

3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

Business Administration Department

BIS 368 - Inter-Org. Info Systems
Interorganizational Healthcare Information Systems
Prerequisite: BIS 362 or BIS 370 or Permission of Instructor

This course examines the complex issues of inter-organizational health information management including access, control, ownership and transfer between health institutions and groups within health organizations. The role of interdependencies and healthcare management challenges, inter-organizational decision support systems, privacy, regulation, and information sharing for monitoring disease prevention, analyzing treatment effectiveness and in medical research studies will be examined in the course along with the competing needs and perspectives of patients, healthcare providers, health delivery institutions, community/public health care delivery support networks and payers. Effective change management and technical strategies for overseeing information transfer and integration will also be discussed.

3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

Business Administration Department

BIS 370 - Systems Analysis and Design
Systems Analysis And Design
Prerequisite:BUS 205 or other T2IT course or BIS 371

Provides the skills to apply the techniques for systems analysis and design through assignments and a project. Explores the roles of systems analysts and project managers, techniques for requirements determination, process and data modeling, systems acquisition strategies and the management of system implementation.

3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture, Online

Business Administration Department

BIS 373 - Business Database Management
Business Database Management
Prerequisites: BUS 205 or POI. Suggested Co-requisites: BIS/BUS 361, 362, or 370

Provide students an opportunity to acquire and integrate multiple skills sets and knowledge in 1) creating and managing effective databases for businesses and other organizations and in 2) developing and managing databases that meet the needs of modern businesses and organizations in the Internet-Information Age. This course draws upon their Liberal Arts Core courses, skills and experiences as well as their foundational systems development, management, and technical skills acquired in introductory business information sytems courses and 3) their foundational business skills of understanding organizational dynamics, needs, constraints and processes. They will invoke and expand their independent inquiry and critical thinking skills in addressing the dynamic data and information needs of businesses, nonprofits and greater society.

3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

Business Administration Department

BIS 374 - E-Commerce & Web Tech
E-Commerce and Web Tech.
Pre-req: BUS 201, 225 and BIS 370



3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

Business Administration Department

BIS 375 - Electronic Commerce
Electronic Commerce
Prerequisite: BIS 361 This course provides a basic overview course of electronic commerce uses of the worldwide web with primary attention given to business uses of the Internet - both business-to- consumer (B2C) and business-to-business (B2B). The course focuses on three stages of business Internet presence and customer contact: corporate presence, interactions and transactions highlighting common and unique aspects of both B2C and B2B contexts. Special emphasis is given to competitive market strategy implications of e-commerce integrating customer/client data and electronic business processes, which facilitate purchasing, selecting suppliers, ordering goods and services, customer relationship management, payment processing, and supply-chain partnering.

3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

Business Administration Department

BIS 377 - Org. Website & Data Management
Organizational Website & Database Management
Prerequisite: BUS 201 & BUS 225
Pre or Co-requisite: BIS 370
Prerequisite: LAC student with at least two Tier II courses or GER student

Provide students an opportunity to acquire and integrate multiple skill sets and knowledge in 1) creating and managing effective databases for business and other organizations; and in 2) developing and managing database driven websites that meet the needs of modern business and community organizations in the Internet Age.

4.000 Credit hours
4.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

Business Administration Department

Course Attributes:
LAC T3-LiberalArts Experience, Writing Intensive

BIS 378 - Business Database Applications

3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

Business Administration Department

BIS 3XX - Business Info Systems Elective
Business Information Systems Elective
Prerequisite: Transfer Credit Evaluation Only




0.500 TO 6.000 Credit hours
0.500 TO 6.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

Business Administration Department

BIS 420 - Acctg Info Tech/Bus Solutions
Accounting Information Technology and Business Solutions
Prereq: ACT 301, 302, 310; Consent of Instructor

This course introduces the student to accounting information technology and business solutions. It also provides an overview of the concepts, objectives and the importance of properly designed systems. Students learn to design, create update, query and maintain accounting databases. The hands-on portion of the course reinforces the lecture material with examples from real applications.

3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

Business Administration Department

BIS 430 - Enterprise Res Plan/E-Business
Enterprise Resource Planning and E- Business
Prerequisite: BIS 370

An exploration of the strategic opportunities provided by electronic technologies for restructuring businesses and implementing enterprise resource planning, to improve productivity and performance in the marketplace.

3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

Business Administration Department

BIS 437 - Rapid IT Development Mgmt
Rapid Information Technology Development Management
Prerequisite/Co-requisite: BIS/BUS 361 Recommended Prerequisite/Co-requisite: BIS 370

Organizations are widely adopting rapid IT development management approaches and methodologies. This course covers the most commonly used and being adopted rapid and agile IT development approach methodologies. The methods are examined in business software development management contexts. These rapid/agile IT development management methodologies will be examined along the dimensions of: flexibility, speed, leanness, responsiveness, learning as well as large system integration management. Experience with IS/IT development and project management software platforms and tools will be gained.

3.000 Credit hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

Business Administration Department

BIS 441 - Bus. Continuity & Security

3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

Business Administration Department

BIS 442 - Information Tech Project Mgmt
Information Technology Project Management
Prerquisite: BIS 361; BIS 370 Recommended

This course focuses on the management of information technology projects. The body of knowledge of project management including terms, tools, and techniques will be covered as well as how it specifically applies to information technology projects. The course will also use case studies of successful and unsuccessful information technology projects to illustrate key factors that contribute to project success or failure.

3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

Business Administration Department

BIS 447 - Bus Intelligence&Data Solution
Business Intelligence and Data Solutions
Prerequisites: BIS 377 or BIS 373 or BIS 378 or Permission of Instructor

The course focuses on utilizing data management and analysis techniques used in organizational decision support and business intelligence systems. This is done by introducing a variety of business-data management techniques and tools including decision modeling utilizing spreadsheets, decision analysis tables, advanced Structured Query Language, online analytical processing, business objects, business data mining for business intelligence, as well as business data warehouse management. Common business decision making and support problems and tasks found in the healthcare and public services sectors such as client management, determining employee skill needs, and relevant general organizational decision support problems in accounting, finance and operations will be used as examples.

3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

Business Administration Department

BIS 449 - Data Visualization

3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

Business Administration Department

BIS 461 - Seminar:Info Sys/Bus Strategy
Seminar on Information Systems and Business Strategies
Prerequisite: BIS 370, BUS 201, BUS 225 and senior standing.

Capstone and LAC Tier 3 course in business information systems open only to seniors. Focuses on the entrepreneurial and administrative tasks of an Information Technology Manager who must formulate and implement strategy for a new or established IT business aligned with the business strategy. Involves development of analytical skills and ability to investigate an IT problem applying critical thinking and systems skills, understanding of ethical information usage, and development of team work skills.

3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Seminar

Business Administration Department

Course Attributes:
LAC T3-LiberalArts Experience, Writing Intensive

BIS 480 - Independent Study
Independent Study
Prerequisite: Open only to advanced majors in BIS with
consent of Instructor, Department Chairperson, Dean.

Independent research under the guidance of a faculty member on an approved, specified topic or subject area. A written project is required.

3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study

Business Administration Department

BIS 490 - Internship in BIS
Internship in Business Information Systems
Prerequisite: GPA of 2.5 or better. Open only to BIS
seniors by application. Written approval from Department Chairperson, Instructor, and Dean. Intensive field work experience in Business Information Systems. Assignments in private, nonprofit and public institutions, involving supporting activities specifically focused on BIS development, implementation and management. Students should schedule the equivalent of at least one full day per week.

3.000 TO 6.000 Credit hours
6.000 TO 12.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Internship

Business Administration Department


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