SRJC Course Outlines

8/10/2020 4:54:24 AMCS 84.21 Course Outline as of Fall 2017

Changed Course
CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  CS 84.21Title:  MANAGEMENT INFO SYS  
Full Title:  Management Information Systems
Last Reviewed:5/8/2017

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum3.00Lecture Scheduled3.0017.5 max.Lecture Scheduled52.50
Minimum3.00Lab Scheduled04 min.Lab Scheduled0
 Contact DHR0 Contact DHR0
 Contact Total3.00 Contact Total52.50
 
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  105.00Total Student Learning Hours: 157.50 

Title 5 Category:  AA Degree Applicable
Grading:  Grade Only
Repeatability:  00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP
Also Listed As: 
Formerly:  CIS 66

Catalog Description:
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An examination of the use of information systems to support the management activities of an organization. Topics include: the fundamentals of hardware, software, database management, data communications, transaction processing information systems, decision support systems, information reporting systems, office automation, networks, expert systems, cloud computing, mobile computing and systems analyses and design. Case studies and several software packages will be utilized to illustrate the principles covered.

Prerequisites/Corequisites:


Recommended Preparation:
Eligibility for ENGL 1A or equivalent and Course Completion of CS 5

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
Description: Untitled document
An examination of the use of information systems to support the management activities of an organization. Topics include: the fundamentals of hardware, software, database management, data communications, transaction processing information systems, decision support systems, information reporting systems, office automation, networks, expert systems, cloud computing, mobile computing and systems analyses and design. Case studies and several software packages will be utilized to illustrate the principles covered.
(Grade Only)

Prerequisites:
Recommended:Eligibility for ENGL 1A or equivalent and Course Completion of CS 5
Limits on Enrollment:
Transfer Credit:CSU;
Repeatability:00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP

ARTICULATION, MAJOR, and CERTIFICATION INFORMATION

Associate Degree:Effective:Inactive:
 Area:
 
CSU GE:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
IGETC:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
CSU Transfer:TransferableEffective:Spring 1989Inactive:
 
UC Transfer:Effective:Inactive:
 
C-ID:
 CID Descriptor: BUS 140 Business Information Systems, Computer Information Systems SRJC Equivalent Course(s): CS84.21

Certificate/Major Applicable: Certificate Applicable Course



COURSE CONTENT

Student Learning Outcomes:
Upon completion of the course, students will be able to:
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1.  Evaluate the role of Management Information Systems, Transaction processing Systems,
    Decision Support Systems, Office systems, and Expert Systems in today's competitive
    business environment.
2.  Define and describe the fundamentals of hardware, software, database management, data
    communications cloud computing, Business Intelligence, mobile computing, and social
    networking, related to the management activities of an organization.
3.  Identify the principal management challenges posed by the ethical and social impact of
    information systems and management solutions.

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Upon completion of the course, students will be able to:
1. Demonstrate systems analysis and design in an organizational setting.
2. Summarize and define:
     a. Decision support systems.
     b. Information reporting systems.
     c. Office information systems.
     d. Transaction processing information systems.
3. Design a simple database management system.
4. Analyze the management of information systems (IS).
5. Employ various software to model common types of MIS.
6. Evaluate and use expert systems.
7. Summarize various data communications systems.
8. Operate and describe the function of a computer's central processing unit, input devices,
    output devices, and secondary storage.
9. Understand new advances in MIS and the role of cloud computing, social networks and
    mobile computing.
10. Understand ethical and social impact of information systems and management solutions.

Topics and Scope
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I. Introduction to Information Systems
     A. The importance of MIS
     B. Collaboration information systems for decision making and problem solving
     C. Business processes, information systems and information
     D. Organizational strategy, information systems and competitive advantage
II. Information Technology
    A. Hardware and software
    B. Mobile systems
    C. Database processing
    D. Database design
    E. The cloud
    F. Network and cloud technology
III. Software Fundamentals
    A. Systems software
    B. Programming - languages and development
    C. Database management
IV. Organization and Information Systems
    A. Enterprise Resources Planning (ERP) systems
    B. Supply chain management
    C. Social media information systems
    D. Office information systems and office automation
    E. Enterprise social networks and knowledge management
    F. Business intelligence systems
    G. Database marketing
    H. Reporting systems and OLAP
V. Management Information Systems (MIS) Subsystems
    A. Transaction processing system
    B. Decision support system
    C. Information reporting system
    D. Office information system
    E. Expert systems
VI. Information Systems Management
    A. Information systems security
    B. Data breaches
    C. International MIS
    D. Systems analysis and design
    E. Information systems development
    F. Systems development project management
    G. Agile development
    H. Business process management
VII. Ethical and social impact of information systems and management solutions

Assignments:
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1. Read approximately 30 pages per week from textbook
2. Discuss current topics (in class or online)
3. Write laboratory exercises employing software tools in such areas as word processing,
    database management, spreadsheets, expert systems,  programming, and operating
    systems. Some exercies will be group projects. Note: some group projects will be
    virtual groups not requiring face-to-face contact
4. Write two to six case studies (500  to 1000 words) to illustrate such topics as systems analysis
    and design, computer careers, and online databases. At least two assignments will be
    conducted as face-to-face or online teams
5. Exams (2 - 5)

Methods of Evaluation/Basis of Grade.
Writing: Assessment tools that demonstrate writing skill and/or require students to select, organize and explain ideas in writing.Writing
55 - 65%
Written homework, reading reports, projects, case analysis
Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.Problem Solving
20 - 30%
Homework problems, lab reports, application software exercises
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
0 - 0%
None
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
15 - 25%
Exams: multiple choice, true/false, matching items, completion
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
0 - 10%
Attendance and participation


Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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Management Information Systems: Managing the Digitial Firm. 14th. Laudon, Kenneth and Laudon, Jane. Pearson. 2015

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