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Spring 2013
Apr 25, 2014
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ISYS 283 - Business Info Systems
Provides the student with an overview of the theory and implementation of today's information systems. The student will develop an understanding of information system theory and study the flow of information through the organization to learn how managers at different levels use information as a strategic resource. Database applications as they relate to the organization are emphasized.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Pharmacy, Pittsburgh Council on HE, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

Business Department

ISYS 381W - Systems Analysis and Design
A detailed study of all phases of the system life cycle with emphasis on structured analysis and design and object-oriented techniques. Case studies are used to generate detailed data flow diagrams. The issues involving conversion, testing, training, documentation, maintaining and managing a system are addressed.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Pharmacy, Pittsburgh Council on HE, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

Business Department

Course Attributes:
University Core Writing Intens

ISYS 382 - Data and Information Mgmt
Focuses on the design, implementation and management of organizational databases using database management systems. Students will design a conceptual, logical and physical database. Then, using the physical database and a commercial database package, students will develop reports interactively and by imbedding database calls into COBOL programs. Emphasis will be on the relational model and its standard language, Structured Query Language. Offered in the fall semester.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Pharmacy, Pittsburgh Council on HE, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

Business Department

ISYS 383 - Business Intelligence
Research shows that business intelligence (BI) technology is evolving and that organizations on the cutting edge of these new trends can gain significant competitive advantage. Business intelligence is a set of methodologies, processes, architectures, and technologies that transform raw data (both internal and external to the organization) into meaningful and useful information. Simply put, the primary objective of BI is to support better business decision-making by exploiting relevant and timely information. Thus, BI systems can rightly be called a decision support systems designed to infuse more effective strategic, tactical, and operational insight into the decision-making process.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Pharmacy, Pittsburgh Council on HE, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

Business Department

ISYS 384 - IS Project Management
This course discusses the processes, methods, techniques and tools that organizations use to manage their information systems projects. The course covers a systematic methodology for initiating, planning, executing, controlling, and closing projects. This course assumes that project management in the modern organization is a complex team-based activity, where various types of technologies (including project management software as well as software to support group collaboration) are an inherent part of the project management process. This course also acknowledges that project management involves both the use of resources from within the firm, as well as contracted from outside the organization.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Pharmacy, Pittsburgh Council on HE, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

Business Department

ISYS 387 - Systems Devel & Implement
This course provides an introduction to object-oriented programming and Web-based applications using the Java object-oriented language. Emphasis is given in the logical development of Java applications. Java Applets, program control, methods, arrays, strings and characters, graphics, basic and advanced graphical user interface components, exception handling, multithreading, multimedia, networking data structures and Java utilities.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Pharmacy, Pittsburgh Council on HE, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

Business Department

ISYS 481 - IT Infrastructure
This course provides an introduction to IT infrastructure issues for students majoring in Information Systems. It covers topics related to both computer and systems architecture and communication networks, with an overall focus on the services and capabilities that IT infrastructure solutions enable in an organizational context. It gives the students the knowledge and skills that they need for communicating effectively with professionals whose special focus is on hardware and systems software technology and for designing organizational processes and software solutions that require in-depth understanding of the IT infrastructure capabilities and limitations. It also prepares the students for organizational roles that require interaction with external vendors of IT infrastructure components and solutions. The course focuses strongly on Internet-based solutions, computer and network security, business continuity, and the role of infrastructure in regulatory compliance
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Pharmacy, Pittsburgh Council on HE, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

Business Department

ISYS 483 - Enterprise Systems
This course provides an overview of Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems, focusing on the strategic use of these systems to help businesses achieve organizational goals. ERP software is an implementation of best-in-class business processes. It simulates real-world business functions, provides seamless integrated information for business operations and decision-making, and supports the enterprise in linking, utilizing, allocating and controlling its resources on a real-time basis. Students learn how an ERP enhances enterprise performance by streamlining enterprise processes, optimizing its resources, and allowing it to make quick, accurate, and consistent decisions.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Pharmacy, Pittsburgh Council on HE, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

Business Department

ISYS 485 - IT Audit and Control
This course presents the fundamental concepts of information technology audit and control from a risk-based perspective. The primary focus is on information controls, the types of controls within an organization, and the management and audit of those controls. Students also explore the concepts and techniques of the audit process, with particular attention given to transaction-based systems, processing cycles, and the impact on financial reporting in an organization. Students learn the process of creating a control structure with goals and objectives, and audit an information technology infrastructure using that structure.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Pharmacy, Pittsburgh Council on HE, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

Business Department

ISYS 486 - IT Security and Risk Mgmt
This course provides an introduction to the fundamental principles and topics of Information Technology Security and Risk Management at the organizational level. Students will learn critical security principles that enable them to plan, develop, and perform security tasks. The course will address hardware, software, processes, communications, applications, and policies and procedures with respect to organizational IT Security and Risk Management.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Pharmacy, Pittsburgh Council on HE, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

Business Department

ISYS 489 - IS Strategy, Mgt & Acquisition
Students are expected to use tools and techniques learned in prior MIS courses to develop an information system. Using Computer-Aided Software Engineering products and fourth generation languages, students design and implement a project chosen from the local business or University community. Students work in teams toward a solution.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Pharmacy, Pittsburgh Council on HE, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

Business Department

ISYS 489W - Systems Integration
This course explores the management and governance of information systems in organizations, with particular attention given to the use of IS in facilitating and supporting the operational, administrative and strategic goals of the organization. Students explore the design and development of strategic information architectures, critically assess existing IS infrastructures and emerging technologies, and study how these enabling technologies impact organizational strategy. The goal of this course is to develop IS leadership skills that will allow students to make sense of an increasingly globalized and technology-intensive business environment.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Pharmacy, Pittsburgh Council on HE, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

Business Department

Course Attributes:
University Core Writing Intens


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