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COQUITLAM COLLEGE
 
COURSE NUMBER: BUSI 237-3
 
TITLE: INTRODUCTION TO COMPUTERS & INFORMATION SYSTEMS IN BUSINESS
 
DESCRIPTION:
 
This course provides students with a fundamental overview of 
computer-based information systems and their applications in business.
The course includes a discussion of the issues involved in the use of
information systems by management and provides a "hands-on" tutorial experience
in the use of microcomputers. Particular emphasis is placed on business
productivity tools which include a spreadsheet application and a
database management system.  No prior computing knowledge is required.  
 
 
PRE-REQUISITES:
 
15 credit hours in university transfer courses.
 
TEXT:
 
Management Information Systems for the Information Age,
Haag,et al., 3rd Canadian Ed., McGraw-Hill Ryerson
ISBN: 007095569-7
 
 
DURATION: 13 weeks, 3 hours/week.
 
TOPICS:
 
Introduction to Information Technology and E-Commerce
Business Strategies using IT
Computer Hardware and Software
Operating Systems
Information Systems
Database Management Systems
Query-By-Example and simple SQL
Decision Support Systems
Spreadsheet Applications
Systems Development
Networking Basics
The World Wide Web
The Internet
HTML and Web Page Design
Emerging Business Trends and Technologies
                                                             
EVALUATION:
 
Quizzes       10%
Labs           5%
Participation 10%
Midterm Exam  30%
Final Exam    45%
 
Students must attain an overall passing grade on the weighted average of exams
in the course in order to obtain a clear pass (C or better).