Management Information Systems

Name Title Credits School
MIST 501 Management Information Systems 1.50 School of Management
This course provides an introduction to information technology and application software. It also introduces students to how information is used in organizations and how information technology enables improvement in decision making at all managerial levels.

MIST 595 Information Systems for Management 3.00 School of Management
This course is an introduction to the use of computer systems as problem-solving tools of management. Software in several functional areas will be reviewed with illustrations of word processing, spreadsheets, presentation, database, and internet/Web applications. The Web component covers site development, incorporation of applets, forms processing, and the file transfer protocols.

MIST 610 Enterprise Resource Planning Systems 1.50 School of Management
This course provides an overview of modern Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems in use today. It introduces students to how information is used in ERP systems of organizations and how information technology enables ERP systems to support decision making at all managerial levels.

Prerequisite Course(s): Prerequisite: MIST 501 or a waiver

MIST 705 Information Resource Management 3.00 School of Management
Introduces the use of information resources through which a business can achieve competitive advantage. Topics covered include systems development, end-user computing approaches, computer-based information systems, and enterprise computing, both domestic and global.

Prerequisite Course(s): Prerequisite: MIST 595

MIST 710 Systems Hardware and Software 3.00 School of Management
Analyze the general characteristics of computer systems and programming languages. Develop criteria to evaluate hardware and software selection for end users and information systems development.

Prerequisite Course(s): Prerequisite: MIST 705

MIST 715 Systems Analysis and Design 3.00 School of Management
Application of systems approach to the analysis and design of information systems. Topics covered include techniques for information requirement analysis, systems analysis issues, design theory, design techniques, system development life cycle and project management issues.

Prerequisite Course(s): Prerequisite: MIST 705

MIST 717 Hum Res Info Sys 3.00 School of Management


MIST 720 Database Management Systems 3.00 School of Management
This course focuses on the general concepts and methodologies in file and database management systems data representation, data modeling, and file organization. Additional focus will be on the movement of data to related database systems within and outside the user organization. Students are required to start implementing simple database applications using commercially available packages such as MS Access, and Oracle.

Prerequisite Course(s): Prerequisite: MIST 705

MIST 722 Database Management Systems Applications 3.00 School of Management
This course presents a hands-on introduction to database management systems using core components of state-of-the-art DBMS software such as Oracle 8i. Topics include Oracle 8i architecture, Enterprise Manager, EXP & IMP, SQL*Plus, Precompilers, Assistants and WebDB. A comprehensive project is required. Coverage is consistent with the current certification standards for database administrators.

Corequisite Course(s): Co-requisite: MIST 720

MIST 723 Advanced Enterprise Resource Planning 3.00 School of Management
An introduction to enterprise-wide database management systems, focusing design and implementation in the business environment. Oracle will be used for course assignments and projects, which allow students to obtain hands-on experience in designing and implementing an integrated enterprise database application in various ERP modules for the real-world organization.

Prerequisite Course(s): Prerequisite: MIST 610

MIST 730 Audit and Control of Computer-Based Systems 3.00 School of Management
Examines the theory and practice of audit control as applied to computer-based information systems with emphasis on audit of efficiency, audit of effectiveness and audit of control security.

MIST 731 Management of Information Systems 3.00 School of Management
Examines how information technology (IT) enables organizations to conduct business in the modern networked economy in more effective ways. Introduces the use of information systems through which a business can achieve competitive advantage. Provides an overview of contemporary information systems technology management. Discusses today's challenges from the point of view of the managers and knowledge workers who are grappling with them.

Prerequisite Course(s): Prerequisite: MIST 610

MIST 732 Information Security Management 3.00 School of Management
Reviews the current security issues in terms of technical, managerial, and legal aspects in a gamut of information systems. Prevention and administration techniques for securing computers and networks will be discussed in terms of theory and practice. In this course we present a set of analytical tools for quantifying risk and the costs and benefits of mitigation methods. The feasibility of technical solutions as applied to various cases will also be present.

Prerequisite Course(s): Prerequisite: MIST 610

MIST 735 Computer Simulation and Modeling 3.00 School of Management
Analyzes the role of simulation and modeling in decision-support systems and computer-based information systems. Examines the features, types, uses, construction and simulation of models in management decision-making process.

Prerequisite Course(s): Prerequisite: MIST 705 and MIST 715

MIST 740 Decision Support Systems 3.00 School of Management
Decision-support systems (DSS) support management decision-making in a business environment. Its focus is to provide viable alternatives for managers rather than replacing judgment with an optimized solution. General topics covered include theories of organization, decision theories, inferential process, information systems, DSS software and hardware and model building.

Prerequisite Course(s): Prerequisite: MIST 705

MIST 750 Data Communication and Networks 3.00 School of Management
This course provides an introduction to networking, generating and receiving data, encoding and decoding, local area and wide area networks, client server networks, decentralized and centralized networks. Topics include data transmission channels, procedures, security, electronic mail, electronic fund transfer, network administration, and integration of networks and databases.

Prerequisite Course(s): Prerequisite: MIST 705

MIST 757 Computer Information Systems Security 3.00 School of Management
Reviews the current security issues in terms of technical, managerial, and legal aspects in a gamut of information systems, with emphasis on e-commerce. Prevention and administration techniques for securing computers and networks will be discussed in terms of theory and practice.

Prerequisite Course(s): Prerequisite: MIST 750

MIST 760 Current Topics in Management Information Systems 3.00 School of Management
Coverage includes technological changes related to management, organization, and information sciences. Relevant topics such as strategic planning, artificial intelligence, and expert systems will be covered.

Prerequisite Course(s): Prerequisite: MIST 705

MIST 765 Current Topics in Management Information Systems 3.00 School of Management
Coverage includes technological alignment to business, business impact, changes related to management, organization and business processes. Relevant topics also included social media & networking, cloud computing, mobile commerce, cyber-security, information security & governance, and other emerging areas in management information systems.

Prerequisite Course(s): Prerequisite: MIST 610

MIST 804 Human Resource Management Systems 3.00 School of Management
This course is designed to introduce students to the technologies used in the management of human resources and human capital management. It combines case studies, readings and demonstrations in describing current systems and focuses on the practical application of information technology in delivering enhanced capabilities.