Prerequisite: CSCI 1000 or CBIS 1000 or CBIS 2215. The course covers the principles of the management of

information systems and technology to improve business processes, improve decision making, and gain

competitive advantage. Topics include the study, design, development, implementation, management,

support of computer based systems, data communications, and information security.

The field of Information Systems (IS) is an exciting discipline that is integral to all business activities. This

course is designed to introduce students to IS and examine how these powerful systems have

fundamentally reshaped modern organizations, as well as our society.

Learning outcomes

Students should be able to:

1. Create solutions to various organizational problems through the design and/or implementation of


2. Apply basic computer hardware and software knowledge

3. Describe the role of information systems in organizations

4. Identify how information systems are used across and within organizations for competitive advantage

5. Describe information security techniques