In the Business School a series of courses provide IA topics as modules to non-IA students from non-technical disciplines:
The MBA provides courses on:
CIS 6715 E-commerce and Web information systems
Enterprises thrive on receiving, creating and disseminating information. The Internet has emerged as the dominant server for academic organizations and network hosts. This course will study the structure, organization, and use of the Internet. Internet technologies and their potential applications are examined including electronic commerce, database connectivity, and security. An emphasis will be placed on evaluating, organizing, and developing efficient models of electronic transactions.
CIS 6713 Internet Marketing
This course is intended to introduce students to the marketing aspects of the Internet. The student will learn traditional and online marketing strategies, as well as the analysis of Internet business situations in which duties, ethics, and laws are put to the test.
The BBA provides courses on:
ISYS 3510 Management Information Systems
This course is an introduction to the concepts of management information systems. Emphasis is on the management of system design (service and manufacturing environment will be of special interest). The course analyzes the organization in terms of its structure and information requirements. It identifies major subsystems of the organization such as requirements planning, production function, personnel function, marketing, finance, and other applications.
It includes the discussion of the ethical and legal implications of using information technology, and covers other IA topics such as information security and control, and the ethical and social impact of information systems.
ISYS 3590 Electronic Commerce
This course emphasizes on techniques to plan and design a platform-independent commerce Web site. Content focuses on web business strategies and the necessary hardware and software tools for Internet commerce, including: comparison and selection of e-commerce architecture; installation and configuration; security considerations, and planning of a complete business-to-consumer and business-to-business site.
The course shows students how to develop an E-business security plan that includes electronic payment and e-commerce security.
ISYS 4520 Computer Security & Audit
This course is an introduction to EDP auditing, with emphasis on audit, effectiveness, control, and security. Other topics include audit techniques and their effect on information system development. It covers an examination of security measures as they apply to protecting information over communication lines and various preventive techniques.