SRJC Course Outlines

7/22/2024 11:29:27 PMCS 84.21 Course Outline as of Fall 2024

Changed Course
CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  CS 84.21Title:  MANAGEMENT INFO SYS  
Full Title:  Management Information Systems
Last Reviewed:12/12/2023

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum3.00Lecture Scheduled3.0017.5 max.Lecture Scheduled52.50
Minimum3.00Lab Scheduled06 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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Students will examine the use of information systems to support the management activities of an organization. They will explore topics including: the fundamentals of hardware, software, and database management; data communications; business intelligence; networks; commerce; artificial intelligence; mobile computing; and systems analyses and design. Students will also explore information systems that support transaction processing and decision support, among others. Case studies and 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
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Students will examine the use of information systems to support the management activities of an organization. They will explore topics including: the fundamentals of hardware, software, and database management; data communications; business intelligence; networks; commerce; artificial intelligence; mobile computing; and systems analyses and design. Students will also explore information systems that support transaction processing and decision support, among others. Case studies and 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
 CID Descriptor: ITIS 120 Business Information Systems, Computer Information Systems SRJC Equivalent Course(s): CS84.21

Certificate/Major Applicable: Both Certificate and Major Applicable



COURSE CONTENT

Student Learning Outcomes:
At the conclusion of this course, the student should be able to:
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1. Evaluate the role of management information systems including transaction processing systems (TPS), decision support systems (DSS), executive support systems (ESS), enterprise systems, and expert systems in today's competitive business environment.
2. Define and describe the fundamentals of hardware, software, database management, data neworks, cloud computing, business intelligence (BI), e-commerce, and social networking, related to 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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At the conclusion of this course, the student should be able to:
1. Demonstrate systems analysis and design in an organizational setting.
2. Summarize and define:
    A. Decision Support Systems (DSS).
    B. Management Information Systems (MIS).
    C. Expert Systems.
    D. Transaction Processing Systems (TPS).
    E. Executive Support Systems (ESS).
    F. Enterprise 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 management information systems.
6. Evaluate and use Artificial Intelligence and expert systems.
7. Operate and describe the function of a computer's central processing unit, input devices, output devices, and secondary storage.
8. Understand new advances in MIS and the role of cloud computing, social networks, and mobile computing.
9. 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 (TPS)
    B. Decision Support System (DSS)
    C. Executive systems
    D. Office information system
    E. Expert systems
VI. Information Systems Management
    A. Information systems security
    B. Data breaches
    C. E-commerce, digital markets, digital goods
    D. Systems analysis and design
    E. Information systems development
    F. Systems development project management
    G. Managing knowledge and Artificial Intelligence
    H. Business process management
VII. Ethical and Social Impact of Information Systems and Management Solutions

Assignments:
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1. Read from textbook (approximately 30 pages per week)
2. Reading reports
3. Homework as either written homework assignments or homework problems
4. Projects
5. Write case study analyses (2-6 assignments at 500-1,000 words each) 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
6. Write weekly laboratory exercises employing software tools in such areas as word processing, database management, spreadsheets, Artificial Intelligence (AI), expert systems, programming, and operating systems.
Note: Some exercises will be group projects and some group projects will be virtual groups that do not require face-to-face contact
7. Lab reports
8. Exams (2-5)
9. Participate in discussions on current topics (in class or online)

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%
Reading reports; written homework; projects; case study 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 exercises using software tools; lab reports
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
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 Digital Firm. 17th ed. Laudon, Kenneth and Laudon, Jane. Pearson. 2022.

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