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COURSE NUMBER: BUSI 237-3
TITLE: INTRODUCTION TO COMPUTERS & INFORMATION SYSTEMS IN BUSINESS
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.
15 credit hours in university transfer courses.
Haag,et al., 3rd Canadian Ed., McGraw-Hill Ryerson
DURATION: 13 weeks, 3 hours/week.
Introduction to Information Technology and E-Commerce
Business Strategies using IT
Computer Hardware and Software
Database Management Systems
Query-By-Example and simple SQL
Decision Support Systems
The World Wide Web
HTML and Web Page Design
Emerging Business Trends and Technologies
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).