College of Information Systems and Technology
CIS/207 Version 5 Information Systems Fundamentals
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This course introduces the fundamentals of computer systems and the role of information processing in today's business environment. An overview is presented of information systems, systems development, operating systems and programming, database management, networking and telecommunications, and the Internet.
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Laudon, K. C., & Laudon, J. P. (2013). Essentials of management information systems (10th ed.). Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice Hall.
Rainer, R. K., Jr., Prince, B., & Cegielski, C. (2014). Introduction to information systems: Supporting and transforming business (5th ed.). Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons.
Turban, E., Volonino, L., & Wood, G. R. (2013). Information technology for management: Advancing sustainable, profitable business growth (9th ed.). Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons.
Microsoft® Visio® 2010 (Student Desktop)
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Week One: Information Systems Overview
1.1 Identify the components and roles of information systems.
1.2 Describe how information systems enable and enhance