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ISM 6211 | ISM 6212 | ISM 6213 | ISM 6231 | ISM 6245 | ISM 6255 | ISM 6313 | ISM 6331 | ISM 6335 | ISM 6345 | ISM 6356 | ISM 6900 | ISM 6910 | ISM 6930 | ISM 6960 | VIEW ALL

ISM 6211: Information Sys Mngmt & Stratg (3) Offerings
Introduces the key concepts, systems, and strategies needed to manage information as a strategic resource. Explores the impact of managing information in an environment of constant technological and organizational change.
Equivalent Courses:BUS 6170 Restrictions:Graduate only.
ISM 6212: Database Managmnt & Warehousng (3) Offerings
Prerequisite: BUS 6170 or ISM 6211. Explores the various processes involved in the creation and management of organizational data. Topics include: developing sound entity-relationship data models, building normalized relational database management systems, and understanding how to move from an operational system to a decision support-based data warehouse.
Restrictions:Graduate only.
ISM 6213: Enterprise Analysis & Integrtn (3) Offerings
Prerequisites: BUS 6170 or ISM 6211, and BUS 6130, 6164. Explores enterprise systems which integrate and adapt changing technology into the business environment-with effective internal responsiveness and external global reach. Addresses the need for a new kind of cooperation between business leaders and technical experts to enable business to compete in new ways on a global scale.
Equivalent Courses:BUS 6271 Restrictions:Graduate only.
ISM 6231: Info Sys Project Management (3) Offerings
Prerequisites: BUS 6170 or ISM 6211, 6212 and BUS 6260, 6266. Introduces the software development life cycle, techniques and tools used, and project management methods. Includes feasibility, analysis and requirements definition. Explores the provision of values-based leadership to IS project teams.
Restrictions:Graduate only.
ISM 6245: Info Technology Infrastructure (3) Offerings
Prerequisite: BUS 6170 or ISM 6211. Explores the technologies needed to design, implement and manage effective computer networks. Includes local as well as mobile architectures and issues in e-business systems implementation.
Restrictions:Graduate only.
ISM 6255: Knowledge Mgmt & Bus Intellgnc (3) Offerings
Prerequisite: ISM 6212. Examines advanced database and knowledge management topics. Develops a method for migrating from relational operational systems to multidimensional decision support systems that supports business intelligence activities.
Restrictions:Graduate only.
ISM 6313: IT As a Strategic Advantage (3) Offerings
Prerequisite: BUS 6170 or ISM 6211. Examines the competitive advantage created by Information Technology. Includes the competitive landscape of e-business, adoption of new technologies, and appraisal of business models, strategies and value configurations.
Restrictions:Graduate only.
ISM 6331: Information Systems Security (3) Offerings
Prerequisite: BUS 6170 or ISM 6211. Develops an understanding of information systems security issues. Addresses security policy creation, risk evaluation and implementation of security measures in organizations. Examines privacy, ethical and legal issues and requirements.
Restrictions:Graduate only.
ISM 6335: IT Engineering Managemnt (3) Offerings
Prerequisite: BUS 6170 or ISM 6211. Explores issues in software engineering such as development methodologies and standards, reusability, software quality assurance, CASE tools, software metrics, and tools to evaluate, control, and estimate the systems development function.
Restrictions:Graduate only.
ISM 6345: Distributed Applications (3) Offerings
Prerequisite: ISM 6245. Examines technical options in computer architectures, servers, operating systems, telecommunication and networks, as well as management and performance issues related to distributed client server, Web-based, cloud and mobile/wireless computing.
Restrictions:Graduate only.
ISM 6356: Data Mining Analytcs&Visualztn (3) Offerings
Prerequisite: ISM 6212. Examines the principles and practices of data mining and information visualization including data analytics and statistical analysis. Data mining is the computational process of discovering patterns in large data sets. Information visualization is the process of visually representing those patterns. Students will utilize tools and techniques to analyze large data sets in order to make sound business decisions.
Restrictions:Information Systems Management, Management Majors only.
ISM 6900: Independent Study (3-6) Offerings
Provides the opportunity for a student to study a topic of special interest under faculty supervision. May be repeated for credit up to 15 credits.
Restrictions:Graduate only.
ISM 6910: Seminar in Info Syst Mangmnt (1-6) Offerings
Prerequisite: BUS 6170 or ISM 6211. Explores variable topics related to effective management of information systems. May be repeated for credit up to 6 credits.
Restrictions:Graduate only.
ISM 6930: ISM Consulting Practicum (1-6) Offerings
Prerequisite: ISM 6231. Provides an opportunity for students to gain practical experience in the information systems management field under instructor supervision. May be repeated for credit up to 6 credits.
Restrictions:Information Systems Management Majors only. Graduate only.
ISM 6960: Master's Project (3) Offerings
Prerequisite: ISM 6231. Allows students to complete an independent project designed and driven by the student(s) to demonstrate proficiency in completing an information management project or performing research to further the state of the art in a particular area of ISM. May be repeated for credit 1 time.
Restrictions:Information Systems Management Majors only. Graduate only.



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