MSIS Knowledge Courses
These courses are required of students who do not meet the knowledge requirements in business and information systems as specified for admission to the program. They are also recommended for those students who want to refresh their knowledge or reinforce what they have gained through experience.
INFS 601 Information Systems (3 credit hours)
Systems theory, quality, decision making, and the organizational role of information systems are introduced. Information technology including computing hardware, software and telecommunications systems are integrated into the alignment with the Enterprise's Strategy and Key Business Processes.
INFS 605 Foundations of Programming (3 credit hours)
Planning, coding, and testing computer programs such as Object Structures that can be used for business applications. Emphasis will be on Data Theory and programming event driven graphical user interfaces.
INFS 612 The Management and Evaluation of Information Systems (3 credit hours)
Introduction to the application of information systems in organizations and the role of managers in providing IS services to the organization. While the course includes a survey of the various topics that comprise information systems, it also focuses on Business Process Analysis, Problem Identification, Business Process Problems, Process Mapping, Modeling Enterprise Processes, Measuring Enterprise Processes, and Evaluating Enterprise Processes, Benchmarking, Business Process Reengineering, and Creating Alternative Recommendations.