Information Systems

Introduction to Management Information Systems

Introduction to Management Information Systems
Create technology solutions to solve business problems. Learn database, analytics, spreadsheet, and programming skills useful to all business majors; preparing for a variety of internships.
 Hours3.0 Credit, 3.0 Lecture, 1.0 Lab
 PrerequisitesIS 110 or concurrent enrollment.
 TaughtFall, Winter, Spring, Summer
 ProgramsContaining IS 201
Course Outcomes: 

Structure and Analyze Data

Design and build efficient databases and write SQL code to retrieve data.

Analyze real-world data and differentiate between correlation and causation to make inferences from a sample to a population.

Use statistical concepts and software (e.g. Excel, Tableau) to forecast and quantify the probability of desired outcomes to guide contemporary business decisions

Develop a Website

Use industry standard tools to assemble the fundamental building blocks of internet technology to develop a public website to visualize and share data analyses.

Develop Algorithms and Models

Design algorithms and models to solve quantitative business problems and write software code to implement them.

Explain the Role of Technology in Organizations

Explain the role of contemporary information systems (software, hardware, networking, and security) in organizations.