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Management Information Systems

MINS/CITA 300 MANAGEMENT INFORMATION SYSTEMS

Fall/Spring, 3 credit hours

Students learn the concepts underlying the design, implementation, control, evaluation, and strategic use of modern, computer-based information systems for business data processing, office automation, information reporting, decision-making, and electronic commerce. The major emphasis of the course will be on the managerial and strategic aspects of information technology. Three hours lecture per week.

Prerequisites: Junior standing or the sum of credits earned and credits currently enrolled in is at least 60 or permission of instructor.

MINS/CITA 307 CUSTOMER RELATIONSHIP MANAGEMENT

Fall/Spring, 3 credit hours

This course provides information systems tools for building a customer-focused organization based on customer data and information. The course focuses on using current data to enhance relationships with customers, gathering data for future marketing endeavors and providing strategic guidance to the organization. The course provides insights into customer life-cycle management, customer lifetime value and measuring customer profitability. Three hours lecture per week.

Prerequisites/corequisites: Management Information Systems (MINS/CITA 300) or permission of instructor.

MINS/CITA 315 DECISION SUPPORT SYSTEMS

Fall/Spring, 3 credit hours

This course enables the student to turn raw data into information to help an organization’s managers make decisions. Students will develop decision making analytical models to provide organizational leaders with potential outcomes and their effects. Students will study the network’s role in distributed systems, distributed systems development tools, and distributed systems issues. Students will apply data-mining techniques supporting knowledge-management decisions. Three hours lecture per week.

Prerequisites/corequisites: Management Information Systems (MINS/CITA 300) or permission of instructor.

MINS/CITA 320 INTRODUCTION TO DATA MINING

Spring, 3 credit hours

A systematic introduction to the basic principles, applications, techniques and models of data mining including classification, estimation, prediction, affinity grouping, clustering, description and profiling. The emphasis is on various data mining problems and their solutions. Students will also be exposed to a sample of data mining applications. Topics include decision trees, artificial neural networks, nearest neighbor approaches, market basket analysis, and association rules. Three hours lecture per week.

Prerequisites/corequisites: Introduction to Database (CITA 104) or Database Systems (CITA 215) and Statistics (MATH 141) or permission of instructor.

MINS/CITA 425 ENTERPRISE RESOURCE PLANNING

Fall/Spring, 3 credit hours

This course provides information systems tools to ensure a comprehensive resource planning system for all functions of businesses. The course will discuss the development and employment of enterprise resource planning for marketing, accounting, supply chain management, and human resources. Content will focus on practical applications of enterprise resource planning to ensure businesses get the greatest returns on information systems investment.
Three hours lecture per week.

Prerequisites/corequisites: Management Information Systems (MINS/CITA 300) and Junior standing or permission of instructor.

MINS/CITA 430 DATA KNOWLEDGE MANAGEMENT

Fall/Spring, 3 credit hours

This course focuses on the development of a knowledge-management system using an organization’s tacit and explicit knowledge to execute its strategy. The course explores practices entailed in developing a knowledge infrastructure, managing the interaction of people and technology, valuing knowledge assets, leveraging teams, and transferring knowledge across organizations. Three lecture hours per week.

Prerequisites/corequisites: Management Information Systems (MINS/CITA 300) and Junior standing or permission of instructor.

MINS 291-295, 391-395 OR 491-495 SPECIAL TOPICS IN MANAGEMENT INFORMATION SYSTEMS

Fall/Spring, 1 - 4 credit hours

An introductory or more advanced exploration of subjects not covered or only partially covered by other courses in Management Information Systems.