Students choosing the Minor in Information Systems must take:
ISYS 204 Introduction to Information Systems (3)
ISYS 214 Introduction to Programming (3)
ISYS 304 Information Systems for eCommerce (3)
ISYS 317 Database Fundamentals (3)
ISYS 321 IT Hardware and Software (3)
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TOTAL CREDIT HOURS: 15
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Computer systems, networks, databases, intellectual property, computer security, artificial intelligence, legal and ethical considerations, codes of conduct, privacy, computer crimes, and the future of computing and the Internet and their relationship to the business world.
Introduces programming fundamentals using Visual Basic.net. Use of algorithms and computer logic to translate data into information through structured design, coding, testing, and program debugging, writing programs in high-level, object-oriented language.
Students gain a thorough knowledge of the foundation of eCommerce by studying its role in today’s Internet and the World Wide Web. Course examines web server hardware and software tools utilized in the development of an eCommerce web site as well as criteria for assessing the usability of eCommerce sites. Prerequisite: ISYS 204.
Introduction to relational database management systems through the study of the tools and techniques of database analysis and design. Attention to data modeling, designing relational databases, normalization, and relationships, using modern database applications to create tables, queries, forms and reports. Prerequisite: ISYS 214.
Principles and applications of computer hardware and software, understood through the theoretical underpinnings, with attention to installation, configurations, and operational laboratory experiences. Course also addresses recent advances in computer hardware and architecture and how they affect computer performance. Prerequisite: ISYS 204.