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Undergraduate Degree Programs

Mangt Info Systems (MIS)

MIS 204 Introduction to Business Information Systems (3) Introduction to the use of information systems in business organizations.

MIS 204 Introduction to Business Information Systems (3)

Introduction to Business Information Systems is an applications-oriented course that provides an overview of (1) the role of information systems in business process design, (2) the current technologies used for obtaining, storing, and communicating information in support of operations and decision-making within a business organization, and (3) the concepts and principles for programming, developing, and using popular spreadsheet and database tools. Applications focus on important problems and issues found in business disciplines, including accounting, finance, marketing, supply chain operations, and general management.

The evaluation of students will be based on tests, programming projects, and hands-on exercises. This course is a prescribed course for Smeal Business students. M I S 204 will be offered in the fall, spring and summer semesters, and enrollment per annum of approximately 1, 200 students.


General Education: None
Diversity: None
Bachelor of Arts: None
Effective: Summer 2007

Note : Class size, frequency of offering, and evaluation methods will vary by location and instructor. For these details check the specific course syllabus.