2011-2013 Undergraduate Catalog

Course Descriptions

Business Management
Information Systems
Business Administration
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* BMIS 150 Computer Literacy
[formerly MIS 150 Information Access and Organization]
3 cr. (F, Sp) Explores access to information, organization of information, retrieval, and decision-making models for analysis and presentation of information in a wide variety of environments and formats.

BMIS 210 System Analysis and Design (crosslisted with BMIS 499)
[formerly MIS 210 Systems Analysis and Design]
3 cr. Prerequisites: BMIS 352 or CMP 112. Corequisite: MIS 365. (F)  Introduces the theory, principles and methodologies of systems analysis and design.  Seniors will complete a major project assignment. (crosslisted with City College)

BMIS 294 Seminar
[formerly MIS 292 Seminar]
V1-3 cr.  Provides an opportunity for students to investigate areas of Information Systems.

BMIS 310 Web Design, Development, and Implementation
[formerly MIS 310 Web Design, Development and Implementation]
3 cr. (F, Sp, Su)  Provides students with basic concepts, theories, and tools to design, develop and implement Web pages.  Includes advanced Internet researching techniques and skills.

BMIS 311 Management Information Systems
[formerly MIS 330 Principles of Management Information Systems]
3cr. Prerequisite: CAPP 131 or equivalent, junior standing. (F, Sp, Su)  Introduces the fundamental concepts of management information systems in business organizations.

BMIS 352 Microcomputer Database Design and Implementation
[formerly MIS 352 Microcomputer Database Design and Implementation]
3 cr. (Su)  Covers the concepts and design of microcomputer database management systems.  Extensive hands-on with data base programs.  Students complete a large database management system for a small business.

BMIS 360 Advanced Database Programming
[formerly MIS 372 Advanced Database Programming]
3 cr.  Prerequisites: Admission to upper division standing, CSCI 100 and MIS 365.  Introduces fourth generation languages using database programming techniques.  The application of SQL programming language on micro-computers will be included.  4GL programming will include RISC environment applications.

BMIS 461 Interactive Web Development for Business
[formerly MIS 461 Interactive Web Development]
3 cr. Prerequisite: BMIS 310.  Provides students with skills needed to create animation and interactive elements for website creation.  Covers advanced theory and application of web design.

BMIS 462 Advanced Web Development for Business
[formerly MIS 462 Advanced Web Development]
3 cr. Prerequisite: BMIS 310.  Provides students with advanced web programming and design skills needed to create sophisticated website creation.  Covers advanced theory and application of web design.

BMIS 492 Independent Study
[formerly MIS 491 Independent Study]
V1-3 cr. Prerequisites: Admission to upper division standing, consent of department, and approval of the College of Business Academic Policy Committee (CBAPC). (F, Sp, Su)  Provides outstanding junior and senior students an opportunity to explore material not covered by regular Information System courses.  Students must complete a Request for Independent Study form and have it approved by CBAPC.

BMIS 494 Seminar
[formerly MIS 492 Seminar]
V1-3 cr. Prerequisite: Admission to upper division standing. (F, Sp, Su)  Provides students an opportunity to extensively investigate topics pertinent to Information Systems.

BMIS 499 Capstone:  System Analysis and Design (crosslisted with BMIS 210)
[formerly MIS 410 Systems Analysis and Design]
3 cr. Prerequisites: BMIS 352 or CMP 112. Corequisite: MIS 365. (F)  Introduces the theory, principles and methodologies of systems analysis and design.  Seniors will complete a major project assignment. (crosslisted with City College)

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