INTRODUCTION TO INFORMATION SYSTEMS
IS 3300 TCWA
Spring Semester 2011
Dr. Mary Astone
7:30 - 9 a.m., 11 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Wednesday: 7:30 - 9 a.m., 11 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
7:30 - 9 a.m., 11 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
015b McCartha Hall
670-3413 or 670-3459 Secretary
Subject line: IS 3300, your Last Name, your First Name, Reason for Email
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Time of Class:
107 General Academic Building
Essentials of Management Information Systems
(9th ed.) by Kenneth C. Laudon &
Jane P. Laudon, Pearson-Prentice Hall, 2011
Media for use in the course.
Scantron Form No. 882-E for exams [this is a teal green color]
Introduction to information systems (IS) concepts, with an emphasis on describing
information requirements, managing information resources, and applying information
technology to the solution of business and management challenges.
Instructor guided and independent group problem/exercise analysis and discussions of
course topics and cases will be framed and complemented with assigned readings.
Purpose of the
To introduce information systems, including their applications, how
organizations are managed efficiently by their intelligent use, and the social,
moral, and legal implications of their use.
To familiarize the student with a
framework for understanding and managing information systems in organizations;
what they are, how they affect an organization and its employees and how they can
make businesses more competitive, efficient and effective.
Dr. Mary Astone