Department of Information Systems San Francisco State University ISYS 363 Syllabus - Page | 1 ISYS 363 - Information Systems for Management Meetings Instructor Class Number : 9536 – Section 07 Name : Au Vo, PhD Time : Tuesdays 10:00AM - 12:45PM Email : [email protected] OH : Tues & Thursdays 9:00AM - 10:00AM | Tuesday 2:00PM - 4:00PM Location : BUS 115 (Business Building) Office : SCI 350 (Science Building) Course Overview Course Description Hello and welcome to ISYS 363. This course will introduce you the concept of Information Systems, which is a combination of business, management, and Information Technology. We will learn what Information Systems are from an organizational perspective and understand the various components of IS. Also, this course will shed light on the technological advances that enable Information Systems. The covered topics include introduction to different types of Information Systems, impact of IT on business models and organizational structure, and develop familiarity of IT technologies, their applications and how they affect individuals, organizations, and society. Student Learning Outcomes At the end of the course, you will be able to: 1) Describe the differences between Information Technology (IT), Information Systems (IS), and Computer Science (CS). 2) Define and describe IS components within organizations 3) Illustrate how IS components can assist different organizational functions. 4) Evaluate IS and IT innovations about their good intentions and unintended consequences. 5) Identify career choices, explain job descriptions, and plan a career in IS/ with IS in sight. 6) Design tables, create queries, and create forms in Microsoft Access. 7) Analyze and summarize data, perform what-if analysis, use date functions, and perform statistical functions in Microsoft Excel. Prerequisite: ISYS 263 and ACCT 100 with grades of C- or better. Textbooks (Required): Textbook combinations for the class is Laudon & Laudon Management Information Systems 14 th edition + Microsoft Excel 2016 Comprehensive + Microsoft Access 2016 Comprehensive. The subscription cost is $99 for all three. More information is on our iLearn website.
Department of Information Systems San Francisco State University ISYS 363 Syllabus - Page | 2 Evaluation and Grading: Components of Course Grade Items Grade Percentage Participation and In-class assignments 10% Quizzes (drop 1 with the lowest grade) 10% Excel and Access modules (through MyITLab) 20% Group Project 20% Midterm Exams (2) 20% Final Exam 20% Grading The lower limits for letter grades will be no lower than: A A- B+ B B- C+ C C- D+ D D- F 93% 90% 87% 83% 80% 77% 73% 70% 67% 63% 60% 0% Assessment Participation and In-class assignments: Bring a computer to every class. Remain attentive and engaged during lectures. Ask and answer questions. Participate in open dialog about course subject matter. Let me know your thoughts on the subject matter.
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