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Semester offering codes corrected and posted on June 7, 2004.
ISM-Information Systems Management

ISM 2948 Service Learning Field Study I . . . . . 1-3(F,S,SS)
Placement in community agency or other social organizational setting related to field of study. Supervision by faculty and agency. Students and faculty "customize" courses to fit a full range of services that are available in the setting. Student must be able to draw correlation between the discipline and field study. Journal and reflective experience paper are required. With the agreement of the student's faculty sponsor, a minimum of 4-6 hours per week must be done at the field site per semester hour of credit. Permission is required.

ISM 3011 e-Business Systems Fundamentals . . . . . 3(F,S,SS)
Prerequisite: CGS 2570.
Use and application of information system technology in the business environment, with emphasis on the fundamental e-Business models, technology concepts and systems used to enable and conduct electronic business. Concepts include the components of an I.S., the systems development process, the functions of the various types of communication networks, hardware, and software, including practical, hands-on projects designed to enhance e-Business analytical skills. Completion of 45 semester hours of college course work is required prior to this course.

ISM 3235 Business Development Environments . . . . . 3(F,S,SS)
Prerequisite: CGS 2570.
Explores the concepts involved in the development of event-driven business applications. Concepts covered include GUI application design and development, object-oriented systems linking business objects, and client-server environments. Uses Visual Basic to demonstrate the concepts. Prior programming experience preferred but not required.

ISM 3948 Service Learning Field Study II . . . . . 1-3(F,S,SS)
Placement in community agency or other social organizational setting related to field of study. Supervision by faculty and agency. Students and faculty "customize" courses to fit a full range of services that are available in the setting. Student must be able to draw correlation between the discipline and field study. Journal and reflective experience paper are required. With the agreement of the student's faculty sponsor, a minimum of 4-6 hours per week must be done at the field site per semester hour of credit. Permission is required.

ISM 3949 Cooperative Education . . . . . 1-2(F,S,SS)
Alternating full-time or consecutive parallel terms of practical experience in the intended field. Reinforcing academic preparation; confirming education and career goals; personal and professional development; early start in career; earnings toward self-support; improved employability. (See program description under Cooperative Education). Graded on a satisfactory/unsatisfactory basis only. Permission of Director of Cooperative Education is required.

ISM 4113 Business Systems Design . . . . . 3(F,S)
Prerequisite: ISM 3011 and ISM 3235.
A project-based introduction to the principles of business information systems design, including the basic methods and procedures involved in planning and controlling the development and modification of a computer- based information system in an organization. Students use modern microcomputer-based, computer-aided systems design tools and techniques to complete design projects. Focuses on the importance of end-user specifications for information systems projects.

ISM 4300 Systems Planning, Design and Control . . . . . 3(F,S)
Prerequisite: ISM 3011.
Techniques for the planning, design and control of information systems. Stresses link between strategic planning of the organization and strategic planning of the management information system.

ISM 4400 Decision Support and Expert Systems . . . . . 3(F,S)
Prerequisite: ISM 3011.
Current tools and techniques available to support managerial decision-making. Analysis and practice in the building and use of decision support systems and expert/knowledge-based systems.

ISM 4481 Knowledge Management for e-Business . . . . . 3(S,SS)
Prerequisite: ISM 4400.
Introduces business majors to the complexities of knowledge management in the e-business era along with the advanced artificial intelligence tools that enable them to analyze the data and create business intelligence.

ISM 4483 e-Business Infrastructure Management . . . . . 3(F,S)
Prerequisite: ISM 3011 and either ISM 3235 or COP 2120.
Explores the technology and management concepts, issues and decisions related to the infrastructure required to support end-to-end, partner-to-partner electronic business processes.

ISM 6026 Management of Information Systems and Technology . . . . . 3(F,S,SS)
Prerequisite: ISM 3011.
Provides the M.B.A. student with a contemporary managerial perspective on the effective use of information systems in global organizations through case analyses and class discussions. Topics include the business value of information systems, integration of information systems with enterprise strategy, the use of information systems to achieve organizational redesign for strategic advantage, and applying the processes of leadership and management to information systems planning and implementation. Contains a portfolio project.