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Foundations of Information Systems
Information systems are an integral part of all business activities and careers. This course is designed to introduce students to contemporary information systems and demonstrate how these systems are used throughout global organizations. The focus of this course will be on the key components of information systems - people, software, hardware, data, and communication technologies, and how these components can be integrated and managed to create competitive advantage. Through the knowledge of how IS provides a competitive advantage students will gain an understanding of how information is used in organizations and how IT enables improvement in quality, speed, and agility. This course also provides an introduction to systems and development concepts, technology acquisition, and various types of application software that have become prevalent or are emerging in modern organizations and society.
Weekly Contact: Lab: 1 hr. Lecture: 2 hrs.
GPA Weight: 1.00
Course Count: 1.00
Billing Units: 1
Mentioned in the Following Calendar Pages
*List may not include courses that are on a common table shared between programs.
- Arts and Contemporary Studies Professionally-Related Table II
- Business Technology Management
- Geographic Analysis Professionally-Related Table IV
- ITM 102 - Business Information Systems I
- ITM 277 - Intro to Information Technology and Society
- ITM 305 - Systems Analysis and Design
- ITM 350 - Concepts of e-Business
- ITM 410 - Business Process Design
- ITM 550 - Advanced e-Business
- ITM 735 - ICT and Diversity Management
- ITM 738 - Advanced Case Analysis
- ITM 780 - Web Design and Management
- International Economics and Finance Professionally-Related Table IV
- Minor in Information Technology Management
- Undeclared Arts Professionally-Related Table II_III