District Syllabus
ISM4013
Management Information Systems


Credit Hours: 3
Contact Hours: 3 (NOTE: )
Laboratory Fee: None.
Prerequisites: There are no prerequisites for this course.
Corequisites: There are no corequisites for this course.
Catalog Description: This course addresses key technology management issues as they are applied to information resources management (IRM) for information centers and information services. The course will include fundamentals of networking and telecommunications covering LAN's to "information Superhighways." The course also includes introduction to voice, data and video traffic requirements and covers techniques for management of communication resources and services and information to oversee the network administration and network system management.
Required Materials: Books:
  • Laudon, K., Laudon,J.. Management Information Systems:Managing the Digital Firm, 13th ed., Prentice Hall, 2014. ISBN: 0133050696
Supplemental Materials:
Special Requirements: None
Program Learning Outcomes:
Bachelor of Applied Science Learning Outcomes (Organizational 
Administration)
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 
telecommunications technologies.
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.
Flexibility: 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.
Note: 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.