Intro Information System (CIS-101)
This course is an introduction to the many facets of computer information systems. The course provides an understanding of system concepts, information technology, and application software. It also introduces students to how information is used in organizations and how information technology enables improvement in quality and timeliness of information. It gives students the characteristics of professionals and of possible career paths. Topics include ethical and societal issues, organizing data and information, telecommunications and networks, e-commerce, and management information systems. With hands-on experience, the course supports the concept of problem solving with computers via applications and the Internet. Prerequisites: CIS 100, ENG 096, MAT 022. 2 lecture and 2 laboratory hours per week. 3 credit hours.