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ACCT 3135. Accounting Information Systems (3-0-3) Prerequisites: Completion of lower division Business core (Areas A and F) with a grade of "C" or better in each course. Analysis of manual and computer-based accounting systems, with emphasis on internal controls required to insure the integrity of data collection and processing.


MISM 3116. Business Analytics (3-0-3) Prerequisites: MISM 3115 and BUSA 3115 with a grade of "C" or better in each course. The interactive process of analyzing and exploring enterprise data to find valuable insights that can be exploited for competitive advantage. Information Technology capabilities and infrastructure that may be needed to support BA are also discussed.


MISM 4117. Information Resource Management (3-0-3) Equivalent Course: MGMT 4117. Prerequisites: MISM 3115 with a C or better and MGMT 3115. This course studies the operational and strategic impact of information technology on organizations, including strategic planning and management of information resources and information architecture. Topics include the integration of business strategy with information systems design, leveraging information and technology for strategic advantage, and approaches to integrate and align technology with corporate strategic planning and management. Effective information systems use and defining systems that support the operational, administrative, and strategic needs throughout the organization are also addressed.


MISM 4128. Business Intelligence (3-0-3) This course emphasizes the various phases of business intelligence (BI) software and hardware. Applications of BI go beyond simple data collection. Through skillful analysis, BI takes on practical organizational problems. This discipline provides professionals with an overall view of an organization's financial and operational standing. As an additional outcome, BI provides vital answers to important questions about financial gains and losses, as well as areas for operational improvement and product performance.