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Mangt Info Systems (MIS)

MIS 466 Business Programming for the WEB (3) Advanced programming for WEB-based applications.

MIS 466 Business Programming for the Web (3)

The objective of this course is to teach students how to create and maintain business applications on the WEB. Students will learn how to use tags, scripting, and a low-level programming language to support business applications.

Students will be encouraged to use the afore mentioned tools to provide useful and well-designed content to the WEB community. The course assumes knowledge of an object-oriented programming language and some introduction to HTML. A state-of-the-art programming language will be used to facilitate learning for project development. Team skills and problem solving, as an important part of the development process, will be emphasized and integrated into project development activities. To be successful in such a work environment, students need to learn how to work together to design, implement and test projects. Electronic commerce, employee training and development, accounting, and finance applications are typical of application areas that will be emphasized.

Specific goals of the course are to:
1) expose students to concepts and principles necessary to provide well-designed and useful content on the WEB
2) teach students how to apply programming in a WEB-based environment
3) show students how these techniques increase productivity of complex systems, and
4) further student development of team skills when programming complex systems

INFSY 435 is an elective in the Information Systems program. INFSY 307 or the equivalent, required of all Information System majors.

Student performance will be evaluated by means of assignments, examinations, and team-based projects.

It is expected that this changed course will be offered two times during each academic year.

General Education: None
Diversity: None
Bachelor of Arts: None
Effective: Spring 2007
Prerequisite: MIS 307

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


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