There are no prerequisites for this course.
There are no corequisites for this course.
||This course introduces fundamental concepts and methods related to
the management of information systems in organizations. The topics
covered in this course may change over time as technology advances.
Ultimately, this course will equip students with the applied
knowledge of a management information system for use in business
- Laudon, K., Laudon,J.. Management Information Systems:Managing the Digital Firm, 13th ed., Prentice Hall, 2014. ISBN: 0133050696
|Program Learning Outcomes:
Bachelor of Applied Science Learning Outcomes (Organizational
1. Apply the rules and principles of law and ethics.
2. Apply organizational strategies.
3. Communicate professionally.
4. Manage information to support organizational goals.
5. Demonstrate effective management of a business organization.
|Course Learning Outcomes:
Upon completion of this course, the successful student will
demonstrate an understanding of:
1. A basic understanding of management information system terminology.
2. The components and the operations, managerial, and strategic roles
of information systems within an organziation.
3. The major concepts, development, and managerial implications
involved in computer hardware, software, database management, and
4. How information technology is used in modern information systems
to support end-user applications, enterprise operations, e-Commerce,
and managerial decision making.
5. The development of information systems solutions for business
problems and how to implement change.
6. The managerial challenges and methods of managing information
systems technologies, including information resource management,
global IT management, and security and ethical challenges.
7. Concepts from other Bachelor of Appled Science courses.
|Methods of Evaluation:
||Evaluation of student progress towards achieving the stated learning
outcomes and performance objectives is the responsibility of the
instructor, within the policies of the college and the department.
Detailed explanations are included in the expanded syllabus developed
by the instructor for each section being taught.
|| It is the intention of the instructor to accomplish the objectives specified in the course syllabus. However, circumstances may arise which prohibit the fulfilling of this endeavor. Therefore, this syllabus is subject to change. When possible, students will be notified of any change in advance of its occurrence.
|Student Email Accounts
||Pensacola State College provides an institutional email account to all credit students. Pirate Mail is the official method of communication, and students must use Pirate Mail when communicating with the College. In cases where companion software is used for a particular class, emails may be exchanged between instructor and student using the companion software.
|| For students with a disability that falls under the Americans with Disability Act or Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act, it is the responsibility of the student to notify Student Resource Center for ADA Services to discuss any special needs or equipment necessary to accomplish the requirements for this course. Upon completion of registration with the Student Resource Center for ADA Services office, specific arrangements can be discussed with the instructor.