Business Application Development — BUS 392
The fundamental concepts and models of application development needed to understand the key processes related to building functioning business applications and appreciate the complexity of application development. The concepts of computer programming, data structures, problem solving, programming logic, and fundamental design techniques. Up-to-date application development tools and technologies currently used by business enterprises.
Database Systems in Business — BUS 393
Design, development, testing, and implementation of databases for business applications. Data modeling with entity relationship diagrams (ERD) and class diagrams (UML). Data normalization, data integrity, the effect of business rules on data normalization. Advanced queries using structured query language (SQL). Database application development culminating in a database project.
System Analysis and Design — BUS 394
Systems analysis and design. Project team creation and performance monitoring. Systems development life cycle and project management, process modeling using data flow diagrams, data modeling with E/R diagrams, CASE tools, object modeling with UML, and prototype development.
Systems Design and Implementation — BUS 395
Systems design and implementation, with focus on project management and incorporating software quality into the software development process, including software testing.
Modeling and Analysis Using Computer Simulation — BUS 491
Modeling organizational systems and processes such as computer networks, transportation systems, manufacturing systems, retail systems, etc. Developing computer simulation models and animation of systems to provide decision support in selecting system design alternatives. Applying quantitative methods to model uncertainty and conduct statistical performance analysis.
Enterprise Information Systems — BUS 494
Information systems in an integrated business environment. Collaborative learning with teams analyzing, designing, implementing, and evaluating enterprise software. Determine and implement organizational policies in the areas of accounting, procurement, human resource, production customer relationship and supply chain management. Ethical use of information systems in managing businesses. Role of information systems in conducting business in a socially responsible manner.
Electronic Commerce — BUS 496
Focus on the technology of electronic commerce, including programming, development environments and security, through a series of lectures, guest speakers, demonstrations, exercises and case studies. Networking, client/server computing, and web/database design concepts. Working e-commerce application required at end of course.
Directed Topics in Information Systems — BUS 498
Specialized information systems (IS) topic selected from the IS areas of current interest. Intended for advanced IS concentration students who want to learn and acquire in-depth IS knowledge and skills. The Schedule of Classes will list topic selected.
Data Communications and Networking — BUS 499
Combines the fundamental concepts of data communications and networking with practical applications in business. Provides a basic understanding of the technical and managerial aspects of business telecommunication. Introduction to data communications and applications and technical fundamentals, and to network products, technologies, applications, and services.