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MISM 3115. Principles of Information Technology Management (3-0-3) Prerequisites: Completion of the lower division business core (Areas A and F) with a grade of "C" or better in each course. This course provides an overview of the strategic role of information systems in business, and emphasizes how competitive strategies for companies are formulated and implemented using a combination of information technologies. Topics include technology infrastructure, electronic commerce, information resource management, social media, ethical issues related to information systems, cybersecurity, and emerging technology trends.


MISM 3136. Database Design (3-0-3) Prerequisite: MISM 3115 or MISM 3109 with a "C" or better; Co-requisite: CPSC 1301 with a "C" or better; . This course introduces the fundamentals of database systems and studies database design, implementation, and management using commercial database software. Topics include: concepts of database systems, popular data models including relational data model and entity-relationship data model, normalization of database tables, structured query language, and database design.


MISM 3145. Business Data Networks and Security (3-0-3) Prerequisite: MISM 3115 or MISM 3109 with a "C" or better. This course introduces networks and data communications including the design, administration, and theory of local and wide area network systems. Students will learn how to plan and design computer networks based on their understanding and the practices in labs using various network software. Topics includes: data communication technologies, network architectures, internetworking, protocols for data link, network, transport, and application layers, effective network design, planning, and implementation, wireless technologies, network management, and security.


MISM 4168. Systems Analysis & Design (3-0-3) Prerequisite: MISM 3115 or 3109 and MISM 3136 or CPSC 3131 with a "C" or better. This course introduces the concepts and methods of planning, analysis, design and implementation of information systems. Topics include: information system development methodologies, project initiation process including feasibility analysis, requirements definition, system proposals, analysis phase diagrams using UM, transition to design model, class and method design, data management design, human-computer interaction design, physical architecture design, testing, and deliverables of design and implementation phase.