Syllabus - ISYS 363 Spring 2011 Dr. Blaine Garfolo San...

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ISYS 363 Spring 2011 Dr. Blaine Garfolo San Francisco State University
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ISYS 363: SECTIONS 1 & 2 Spring 2011 GENERAL INFORMATION INSTRUCTOR: Dr. Blaine Garfolo OFFICE: 208A Business PHONE: (415) 338-6083 E-MAIL: bgarfolo@sfsu.edu Information Systems Website: http://is.sfsu.edu/ OFFICE HOURS: Tuesday: 10:00AM - 12:00PM Thursday: 10:00AM - 12:00PM COURSE DESCRIPTION: A comprehensive study of the use of information systems for management decision making; an examination of traditional information systems development from the end- user's perspective; the use of applications software to develop individual applications that solve business problems. COURSE OBJECTIVES: Upon completion of this course the student should be able to: 1. Understand and apply the use of fundamental computer problem solving techniques and the formulation of effective solution strategies. 2. Understand the types of decisions that can be supported by computer-based MIS applications. 3. Describe the computer-based applications in the major functional areas of business including accounting, finance, marketing and production. 4. Perform the requirements analysis for an MIS application. 5. Develop microcomputer applications to solve business problems. 6. Use new application development software tools in areas such as spreadsheets, data management systems, graphics, artificial intelligence and expert systems, communications, modeling, etc. 7. Work and communicate with data processing professionals in the development of information systems. 3 | P a g e
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PREREQUISITES: ACCT 100, DS 212, AND ISYS 263 or their equivalents. Concurrent registration in these courses is not permitted. If you are attempting to add the class (and are not on the official wait list) you will need to provide a copy of your DARS report if any prerequisite courses were NOT taken at SFSU and / or a copy of your SFSU unofficial transcript for any courses that were taken at SFSU. Until proper documentation is provided, the instructor will be unable to provide an “add permit” to you. REQUIRED TEXTS AND MATERIALS: The textbook package is available from the SFSU Bookstore. Other handouts, on-line videos and reference material will be distributed via iLearn. Essentials of Management Information Systems, 9 th Edition by Laudon & Laudon (Required) Exploring MS Office Excel 2007 by Grauer, Custom Edition for ISYS 363 at SFSU (Required) Exploring MS Access 2007 by Grauer (Required) MYITLAB (Required) Each student must purchase their own individual copy of MYITLAB; you may not re-use a friend’s copy from a previous semester, should not purchase a used copy or plan on sharing a copy with a another student. The
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