Management Information Systems - UG (MMIS)


MMIS 221  Introduction to Management Information Systems  3 Credits (3,0)

The course integrates many theories, concepts, and methodologies related to the implementation and use of Information Systems within an enterprise. Special attention is given to the following topics: Digital technology; Winning, engaging, and retaining consumers; Optimizing performance with enterprise systems and analytics; Managing business relationships, projects and codes of ethics.
Prerequisites: MGMT 201.

MMIS 320  Business Information Systems  3 Credits (3,0)

Management approach to business information systems; general characteristics, potential, and limitations of business systems; the ways in which business systems are interrelated; the inherent management problems involved in the implementation and control of such systems.
Prerequisites: MGMT 201.

MMIS 321  Aviation/Aerospace Systems Analysis Methods  3 Credits (3,0)

An overview of the system development life cycle is provided in this course. Emphasis is on current system documentation through the use of both classical and structured tools/techniques for describing process flows, data flows, data structures, file designs, input and output designs, and program specifications.
Prerequisites: MMIS 221.

MMIS 385  Programming Concepts  3 Credits (3,0)

This course presents a language-independent introduction to programming concepts in design and implementation. Topics covered include data types, control structures, arrays, files, functions, top-down modules design, and data validation. The course discusses the design issues of the various languages construct, examining the design choices for these constructs in some of the most common programming languages, and critically comparing design alternatives.
Prerequisites: MMIS 221.

MMIS 389  Information Assurance and Information Quality  3 Credits (3,0)

This course provides an overarching model for information assurance for businesses, government agencies, and other enterprises needing to establish a comprehensive plan. All the components of security and how they relate are featured. Topics include asset identification, human factors, compliance with regulations, personnel security, risk assessment and ethical considerations, as well as computer and network security tools and methods.
Prerequisites: MISA 386.

MMIS 392  Database Management  3 Credits (3,0)

Database systems are powerful, complex facilities for managing data. The advent of database management systems for personal computers in the 1980s moved database management into the hands of everyday users from all segments of the population. This course presents the fundamental concepts of database management. It covers key topics related to any database management system, including database models, database design and implementation, database management systems functions, and database management approaches.
Prerequisites: MMIS 221.

MMIS 393  Computer Networks  3 Credits (3,0)

Computer networks is a rapidly evolving field. This course presents an introduction to fundamental concepts in the design and implementation of computer communication networks, their protocols, and applications. Topics to be covered include: network architecture, fundamentals of data transmission, LAN technology and data link protocols, and network security.
Prerequisites: MMIS 221.

MMIS 422  Information Technology Management, Strategy, and Governance  3 Credits (3,0)

The course examines how firms use IT to architect a foundation for executing their business strategies and competing on information products and services. Information Technology departments are required to increase system performance and improve availability while simultaneously reduce costs and improve quality. The use of best practices methods and metrics must be used.
Prerequisites: MMIS 221.

MMIS 494  Aviation Information Systems  3 Credits (3,0)

This course will focus on a variety of information technology systems that are in use and their impact on successful operations within the aviation industry. An overview of current and emerging technologies in reservation systems, aircraft productivity modeling, air traffic control systems and various database, data communication and e-commerce systems will be explored.
Prerequisites: MMIS 221.