Undergraduate Course Catalog

Information Systems and Operations Management

J. Zhao, Chairperson  

The Information Systems (IS) major provides students with the technical, analytical skills, and knowledge for designing, implementation, and maintenance of computer information systems in business and other organizations. As a graduate of the Information Systems program, students find job opportunities as a systems analyst, application developer, business analyst, computer support specialist, consultant, hardware salesman, information center consultant, software salesman, project manager, or information systems manager, network administrator, database administrator, Web administrator, e-commerce analyst, information security expert, webmaster, network support and administration, information officer and technical/end user support. 

Our IS graduates go to work for global services firms, IT consulting firms, public accounting firms, defense industry firms, hospitals, banks, management consulting firms, federal and state government, software companies, consulting companies, computer and networking companies, telecommunications companies, airline industry, computer industry, insurance companies, Web design firms and universities.  

The Logistics and Supply Chain Management (LSCM) major is the area of study that teaches students to systematically make management decisions using appropriate tools to manage logistics and supply chain processes in both services and manufacturing organizations. LSCM majors deal with the management of processes that create goods and services. 

Major subject areas include of in-bound and out-bound logistics in global supply chains, scheduling and planning, inventory management, supply chain management, quality management, project management, quantitative business analysis, customer relationship management, procurement, multi-modal transportation, pricing and economics, warehousing, packaging and materials handling, etc. 

Our LSCM graduates find job opportunities as purchasing managers, warehouse supervisors, customs specialists, procurement managers, global logistics managers, inventory planners, logistics automation specialists, transportation solutions analysts, materials coordinators, directors of logistics, distribution center managers, logistics analysts, and quality control analysts in automobile industry, computer industry, financial industry, manufacturing and transportation industry, pharmaceutical industry, retail and health care industry.  

The Business Education (Bus. Edu.) teaching major prepares students to teach in a variety of educational settings. Students are qualified to teach a variety of business subjects in Indiana middle and secondary schools. With additional education and experience, students have found teaching opportunities at the postsecondary level. 


MAJOR IN INFORMATION SYSTEMS (BA/BS), 66 hours

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Miller College of Business core, 42 hours

ACC
 
BL
ECON
 
 
FIN
ISOM
 
 
MATH
MGT
 
MKG

201
202
260
201
202
221
300
135
249
351
132
300
491
300

Principles of Accounting 1
Principles of Accounting 2
Principles of Business Law
Elementary Microeconomics
Elementary Macroeconomics
Business Statistics
Principles of Finance
Business Information Systems
Foundations of Business Comm
Operations Management
Brief Calculus
Managing Behavior in Org
Bus Policy and Strategy Mgt
Principles of Marketing

3
3
3
3
3
3
3
3
3
3
3
3
3
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42 hrs
Information systems core, 21 hours

ISOM





226
300
317
410
412
413
490

Business Systems App Dev
Project Management
Computer Networks for Business
Information Systems Security
Bus Proc Analy & Des
Database Management Systems
Info Sys Integ Project

3
3
3
3
3
3
3





21 hrs
Electives (choose one course for 3 credit hours)

ISOM


421
422
430
450

Net & Sec Management (3)
Health Care Info Sys (3)
ERP App & Process Integ (3)
E-Commerce Design/Applications (3)

3





66 hrs
To pursue this program, students must have sufficient mathematical preparation to meet the prerequisite for ECON 221. The prerequisite for ECON 221 is a C or better grade in MATH 111 or a passing grade in MATH 132, 161, 162, 165, or 166. MATH 132 simultaneously substitutes for the University Core Curriculum math requirement.

Proficiency in computer skills may be demonstrated by examination, or credit in ISOM 125 or CS 104 or its equivalent. The prerequisite for ISOM 135 is proficiency test required or ISOM 125 or CS 104. 

MAJOR IN LOGISTICS AND SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT (BA/BS), 60 hours

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Miller College of Business core, 42 hours

ACC

BL
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FIN
ISOM


MATH
MGT

MKG

201
202
260
201
202
221
300
135
249
351
132
300
491
300

Principles of Accounting 1
Principles of Accounting 2
Principles of Business Law
Elementary Microeconomics
Elementary Macroeconomics
Business Statistics
Principles of Finance
Business Information Systems
Foundations of Business Comm
Operations Management
Brief Calculus
Managing Behavior in Org
Bus Policy and Strategy Mgt
Principles of Marketing

3
3
3
3
3
3
3
3
3
3
3
3
3
3





42 hrs
Logistics and supply chain management core, 15 hours

ISOM
    
   
   

361
369
453
460
480

Simulation, Modeling & Optimiz
Industry Internship (3-6)
Manufacturing Plan & Control
Global Logistics & Transp Mgt
Supply Chain Mgt Integ Project

3
3
3
3
3





15 hrs
Electives (choose any one from the list), 3 hours from:   

ISOM

  
  

300
355
452
456

Project Management (3)
Quality Mgt & Lean Six Sigma (3)
Inventory, Warehouse & Negot (3)
Info Tech & Business Analytics (3)

 

3





60 hrs

To meet the graduation requirement of 120 credit hours, students need to take additional 6 credit hours from the above electives, or more internship hours, or from other elective courses of the department.

To pursue this program, students must have sufficient mathematical preparation to meet the prerequisite for ECON 221. The prerequisite for ECON 221 is a C or better grade in MATH 111 or a passing grade in MATH 132, 161, 162, 165, or 166. MATH 132 simultaneously substitutes for the University Core Curriculum math requirement. 

Proficiency in computer skills may be demonstrated by examination, or credit in ISOM 125 or CS 104 or its equivalent. The prerequisite for ISOM 135 is proficiency test required, or ISOM 125 or CS 104.       

MINOR IN BUSINESS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY, 15 hours

For non-business majors only. 

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ISOM


125
135
226
249

Micro Apps for Business
Business Information Systems
Business Systems App Dev
Foundations of Business Comm

3
3
3
3

One course from:  

ISOM



300
317
340
413
450

Project Management (3)
Computer Networks for Business (3)
Multi & Web Publishing for Bus (3)
Database Management Systems (3)
E-Commerce Design/Applications (3)

3





15 hrs

MINOR IN BUSINESS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY, 15 hours

Open only to business majors except those majoring in information systems.

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ISOM

226
300

Business Systems App Dev
Project Management

3
3

3 courses from:    

ISOM


317
340
413
450

Computer Networks for Business (3)
Multi & Web Publishing for Bus (3)
Database Management Systems (3)
E-Commerce Design/Applications (3)

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15 hrs

MINOR IN FOUNDATIONS OF COMPUTER SYSTEMS, 19-21 hours
(See Interdepartmental Programs
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MINOR IN INDUSTRIAL TECHNOLOGY, 15 hours 

For students majoring in logistics and supply chain management.
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TMFG

105
161

Technical Design Graphics
Intro Manufacturing Industries

3
3

9 hours from:

TCMP
TDPT

TMFG





270
360
390
205
225
233
262
301
331
363

Computer/Industrial Electronic (3)
Industrial Safety and Health (3)
Training and Devel in Industry (3)
Computer Aided Design (3)
Industrial Plastics (3)
Machine Tools (3)
Manufacturing Materials (3)
Auto Comp Int Manuf Systems (3)
Automated Machines (3)
Manufacturing Operations (3)

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15 hrs
Students electing TMFG 225 or 262 should take CHEM 111 for University Core Curriculum to meet the prerequisite. 

MINOR IN INFORMATION SYSTEMS FOR COMPUTER SCIENCE MAJORS, 15 hours

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ISOM
  
  
 

135
300
412
450

Business Information Systems
Project Management
Bus Proc Analy & Des
E-Commerce Design/Applications

3
3
3
3

One course from:

ISOM


413
415
430
490

Database Management Systems (3)
Information Systems Management (3)
ERP App & Process Integ (3)
Info Sys Integ Project (3)

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15 hrs

MINOR IN INFORMATION SYSTEMS FOR NON-COMPUTER SCIENCE MAJORS, 15 hours

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ISOM


135
226
300
413

Business Information Systems
Business Systems App Dev
Project Management
Database Management Systems

3
3
3
3

One course from:

ISOM



410
412
415
430
450

Information Systems Security (3)
Bus Proc Analy & Des (3)
Information Systems Management (3)
ERP App & Process Integ (3)
E-Commerce Design/Applications (3)

3





15 hrs

MINOR IN OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT, 15 hours

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ISOM

300
351
355

Project Management
Operations Management
Quality Mgt & Lean Six Sigma

3
3
3





9 hrs
Two courses from:

ISOM


452
453
454
459

Inventory, Warehousing & Negot (3)
Manufacturing Plan & Control (3)
Supply Chain Management (3)
Curr Topics in Oper Mgt (3)

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15 hrs
To pursue this program, students must have sufficient mathematical preparation to meet the prerequisite for ECON 221. The prerequisite for ECON 221 is a C or better grade in MATH 111 or a passing grade in MATH 132, 161, 162, 165, or 166. MATH 132 simultaneously substitutes for the University Core Curriculum math requirement.

Proficiency in computer skills may be demonstrated by examination, or credit in ISOM 125 or CS 104 or its equivalent. The prerequisite for ISOM 135 is proficiency test required or ISOM 125 or CS 104. 

MINOR IN SIX SIGMA, 15 hours
(See Interdepartmental in the Miller College of Business.)

TEACHER EDUCATION

Teaching programs require additional courses in educational methods. The professional education courses are included in this listing. See the Department of Educational Studies and Teachers College for the descriptions of these courses and other professional requirements of the teacher education program. 

TEACHING MAJOR IN BUSINESS EDUCATION (BA/BS), 58 hours

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Miller College of Business core, 42 hours

ACC

BL
ECON


FIN
ISOM


MATH
MGT

MKG

201
202
260
201
202
221
300
135
249
351
132
300
491
300

Principles of Accounting 1
Principles of Accounting 2
Principles of Business Law
Elementary Microeconomics
Elementary Macroeconomics
Business Statistics
Principles of Finance
Business Information Systems
Foundations of Business Comm
Operations Management
Brief Calculus
Managing Behavior in Org
Bus Policy and Strategy Mgt
Principles of Marketing

3
3
3
3
3
3
3
3
3
3
3
3
3
3





42 hrs
       

FIN
ISOM



MGT

101
125
226
340
450
241

Pers Fin for Fiscal Wellness
Micro Apps for Business
Business Systems App Dev
Multi & Web Publishing for Bus
E-Commerce Design/Applications
The Entrepreneurial Experience

1
3
3
3
3
3





16 hrs




58 hrs
To pursue this program, students must have sufficient mathematical preparation to meet the prerequisite for ECON 221. The prerequisite for ECON 221 is a C or better grade in MATH 111 or a passing grade in MATH 132, 161, 162, 165, or 166. MATH 132 simultaneously substitutes for the University Core Curriculum math requirement.

Proficiency in computer skills may be demonstrated by examination, or credit in ISOM 125 or CS 104 or its equivalent. The prerequisite for ISOM 135 is proficiency test required or ISOM 125 or CS 104. 

SENIOR HIGH, JUNIOR HIGH/MIDDLE SCHOOL EDUCATION PROGRAM

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Professional education sequence, 39 hours

BED
EDFO
EDJH
EDMU
EDPS

EDRD
EDSE


387
420
385
205
251
390
320
150
380
460
465

Teaching Business
Soc, Hist, Phil Found of Ed
Prin of Tchng in Mid Schl
Intro to Multicul Ed
Development Secondary
Educational Psychology
Disciplinary Literacy Elem Sch
Basic Concepts of Secondary Ed
Princ of Tchng in Sec School
Student Tchng: Sec Schl (6-7)
Elective Student Teaching (3 or 5)

3
3
3
3
3
3
3
3
3
7
5

 

 

 


39 hrs
See Professional Education Assessment/Decision Points for additional information. 

CERTIFICATE IN BUSINESS TECHNOLOGY, 15 hours

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ISOM



112
125
135
340

Document Processing
Micro Apps for Business
Business Information Systems
Multi & Web Publishing for Bus

3
3
3
3

 

 

 


12 hrs
3 hours from:

ISOM

226
228

Business Systems App Dev (3)
Adv Micro Apps for Business (3)

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15 hrs
C or better grade required in each course.

BUSINESS EDUCATION (BED) 

382 Improvement of Instruction in Marketing Subjects (3)
Teaching strategies, instructional materials, and lesson and unit planning for the person with a baccalaureate degree in a discipline other than marketing education who is seeking licensure as a marketing education teacher/coordinator. 
    Prerequisite: EDSE 380 or equivalent; full admission to the university. 
    Open only to students seeking marketing education certification. 

383 Curriculum and Methods for Teaching Computer Applications and Careers (3)
The role of business education in the middle and secondary school curricula; objectives, planning, methods, techniques, and materials for teaching computer applications and careers in middle and secondary schools. 
    Prerequisite: ISOM 112, 125. 
    Open only to teaching majors in business education. 

384 Methods of Teaching: Basic Business, Marketing and Accounting (3)
Objectives, planning, methods techniques, and materials for teaching basic business, marketing, and accounting in middle and secondary schools. 
    Prerequisite: ACC 202; MKG 300. 
    Parallel: EDJH 385; EDSE 380. 
    Open only to teaching majors in business education. 

387 Teaching Business in Middle and Secondary School (3)
Curriculum, objectives, planning, and methods for teaching business courses in middle and secondary schools. Emphasis on curriculum development, lesson and unit planning, classroom management, evaluation, instructional materials, and teaching strategies. 
    Prerequisite: ACC 201; ECON 201; EDPS 251; ISOM 125. 
    Parallel: EDJH 385; EDSE 380.

392 Managing In-School Laboratory and Cooperative Business/Marketing Programs (3) 
Special techniques and knowledge needed for managing in-school laboratory and business, career and technical, marketing, and interdisciplinary cooperative education programs. Restricted to persons seeking licensing as teachers or coordinators of career/technical business education, marketing education, career and technical education. 
    Prerequisite: an undergraduate methods course in business education, marketing education, or permission of the department chairperson. 

393 Philosophy, Organization, and Administration of CTE (3)
The principles upon which career/technical education is organized, administered, and supervised; federal and state regulations; agencies that provide delivery systems for career/technical education; vocational rehabilitation; and programs for persons with special needs. 
    Prerequisite: an undergraduate methods course in business education, marketing education, or permission of the department chairperson. 

496 Principles and Philosophy of Marketing Education (2)
An investigation of the current status, historical development, philosophy, and principles of marketing education. Components include secondary, post-secondary, and adult marketing education; DECA; and general and specialized curricula. 
    Prerequisite: EDSE 380. 
    Open only to students pursuing the teaching major in business education. 

497 Independent Study: Business or Marketing Education, Business Information Technology (1-6)
For students with excellent academic records who wish to conduct in-depth studies in some phase of business education, marketing education, or business information technology. The project selected, methods, and credit hours must be approved by the department chairperson and supervising faculty member. 
    Prerequisite: permission of the department chairperson. 
    A total of 6 hours of credit may be earned.

INFORMATION SYSTEMS AND OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT (ISOM)

112 Document Processing (3)
Development of document processing skills, emphasizing speed, accuracy, communication and language arts skills, and efficiency in processing of information with information processing software. 
    Prerequisite: entry-level proficiency of 35 gross words per minute; basic formatting knowledge and skill. 

125 Introduction to Business with Integrated Computer Applications (3)
Offers an overview of the business environment with an emphasis on accounting, economics, finance, human resource management, information systems, management, marketing, logistics and supply chain management. Integrates the use of computer application software to design, create, and produce deliverables for problem solving and decision making within the areas of business. Explores career opportunities within the areas of business.

135 Business Information Systems (3)
Provides an introduction to business information systems, emphasizing application of group problem-solving techniques. ISOM 135 presents the role played by information systems in a business and provides an introduction to information systems concepts showing how data, hardware, software, communications, and databases support business problem-solving. The systems approach and information flow charts are used to integrate the understanding of all business functions. Microsoft Office is used to analyze and report on decision-making situations in management, marketing, finance, and information systems. 
    Prerequisite: proficiency test required or CS 104 or ISOM 125. 

226 Business Systems Application Development (3)
Focuses on the fundamentals of business rules and logic in a business application development context. With emphasis on hands-on exercises, students learn various business application development methodologies, such as abstraction, process flow, variable assignment, graceful error handling, and documentation. 
    Prerequisite: ISOM 135 or permission of the department chairperson. 

228 Advanced Microcomputer Applications for Business (3)
Designing, developing, documenting, and maintaining a small business-sized database. Emphasis on creating business databases, ensuring data validity, and creating user friendly forms, reports, queries, and interfaces using state of art application software. 
    Prerequisite: ISOM 125 or permission of the department chairperson. 

249 Foundations of Business Communication (3)
Provides pre-business majors with a cornerstone course designed to develop the interpersonal, analytical, written, and presentation skills needed to succeed in upper division courses and on the job. ISOM 249 is to be taken prior to or concurrent with those courses that complete the admission requirement to the Miller College of Business.
     Prerequisite: ISOM 125 or equivalent; ENG 104; sophomore standing.

251 Introductory Operations Management (3)
Introduction to the tools and techniques of management with practical applications to the production of goods and services. 
    Parallel: MGT 300 or permission of the department chairperson. 
    Not open to BS or BA candidates for a major in the Miller College of Business. 

255 Introduction to Business Information Technology (3)
Introduction to business information technology concepts, including relationship to business process, organizational influences; needs of technology users, ergonomics and other human factors; supporting hardware and software. 
    Prerequisite: ISOM 125. 

299X Experimental/Developmental Topics (1-6)
Topics relevant to the discipline. Course titles will be announced before each semester. 
    A total of 6 hours of credit may be earned. 

300 Project Management (3)
Prepares students to become productive project team members and develops an understanding of the activities and techniques necessary for a successful project completion. Topics include: project leadership skills, project scheduling, project control, and project reporting. 
    Prerequisite: ISOM 135, junior standing or permission of the department chairperson. 

311 Information and Enterprise Systems: Analysis and Design (3)
Introduction to various concepts and techniques of enterprise systems with applications to solving managerial problems. Emphasis on integration of all relevant organization systems. Various systems analysis and design concepts and techniques, including the key steps in the systems design and development process. Emphasizes the consideration of practical business applications. 
    Prerequisite: ISOM 135 or permission of the department chairperson. 

313 Databases and Information Resource Management (3)
Management of information resources; knowledge, techniques, and skills involved in planning, controlling, organizing, selecting, and retaining information resources in business, industry, and government. Includes database and information resource management theory, and hands-on computer application exercises using database management software. 
    Prerequisite: CS 104 or ISOM 125 or proficiency test or permission of the department chairperson. 

317 Computer Networks for Business (3)
Concepts and problems of transmitting, communicating, and managing business data needs through the use of computer networks. Topics include: applications of integrated and distributed systems to problems in various functional areas of business. 
    Prerequisite: ISOM 135 or permission of the department chairperson. 

340 Multimedia and Web Publishing for Business (3)
Organize, develop, and produce business information for distribution via print, Internet, and digital formats. Emphasis on developing and applying original multimedia elements, including sound, graphics, animation, and video. Hands-on use of state of the art Web publishing tools and techniques will be utilized for business applications. 
    Prerequisite: ISOM 125. 

351 Operations Management (3)
Discusses decision making in the operations functions for the creation of goods and services and its relationship with other business functions. Topics include: operations strategy, emerging process technologies, planning and scheduling, inventory management, just-in-time systems, and quality management. 
    Prerequisite: ECON 221 or permission of the department chairperson. 

355 Quality Management and Lean Six Sigma (3)
Focuses on concepts and tools for quality control and improvement in both manufacturing and service organizations. Topics include: total quality management, quality planning, quality cost principles, the use of statistical methods for quality control and improvement, Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award criteria, and ISO standards. 
    Prerequisite: ISOM 351 or permission of the department chairperson.  

361 Simulation, Modeling, and Optimization (3)
An applications-oriented course focused on computer modeling and simulation of issues in transportation and logistics planning using optimization tools. Modeling tools include: linear programming, integer programming, regression, heuristic methods, and other techniques.         
    Prerequisite: ECON 221 or equivalent or permission of the department chairperson.
    Prerequisite or parallel: ISOM 351 or permission of the department chairperson.

365 Business Information Technology Training and Development (3)
Design, delivery, and evaluation of training for users of business information technology. Topics include: needs assessment, adult learning theory, instructional design, technology/media for training delivery systems implementation, evaluation, and follow up. 
    Prerequisite: ISOM 226. 

369 Industry Internship (3-6)
Students complete an appropriate, approved and supervised internship for academic credit in a business or governmental organization. The internship is designed to provide hands-on experiences to complement classroom learning.         
    Prerequisite: junior standing; ISOM 351; and permission of the department chairperson. 
    A total of 6 hours of credit may be earned. 

410 Information Systems Security (3)
Concepts and methods of planning, designing, implementing, managing, and auditing security at all levels and systems platforms, including worldwide networks. Topics include: operating systems protection mechanisms, intrusion detection systems, formal models of security, cryptography, network and distributed systems security, denial of service attack strategies, worms, viruses, and Internet secure applications. 
    Prerequisite: ISOM 317 or permission of the department chairperson. 

411 Integration Project (1)
Requires students to plan, develop, and present a capstone project in information systems or operations management. In addition to class meeting time, ISOM students will be required to meet in arranged times to complete a capstone project. 
    Prerequisite: ISOM 311; senior standing. 

412 Business Process Analysis and Design (3)
Various systems analysis and design concepts and techniques, including the key steps in the systems-design and development cycle. Emphasizes the consideration of practical applications within the business environment. 
    Prerequisite: ISOM 226 (waived for CS with IS minor), 300. 

413 Database Management Systems (3)
Concepts of database management systems, data models, the entity-relationship (ER) diagrams, design and implementation of database application, database administration, Oracle Database environment, structured query language (SQL), PL/SQL, distributed databases and data warehousing. Course provides a significant hands-on experience using Oracle DBMS to develop a real life business application. 
    Prerequisite: ISOM 226 or permission of the department chairperson. 

414 Information Systems of Small Business (3)
Computer-based information systems in small business operations without access to an internal specialist. Includes the identification of information requirements and the use of mainframe and microcomputers and purchased software to satisfy the information needs in small business. 
    Prerequisite: MGT 300, 341. 

415 Information Systems Management (3)
Equipment selection, equipment acquisition, computer operations management, project management, computer personnel management, financial control, systems security and control, and the relationship of the information systems function to an organization. 
    Prerequisite: ISOM 135 or permission of the department chairperson. 

419 Problems in Information Systems (3)
An integration of various information systems principles, theories, and techniques for implementing information systems in organizations, including strategic issues. Includes lectures, tours, readings, cases, and the completion of a major group project. 
    Prerequisite: ISOM 412. 

420 Knowledge Management (3)
Knowledge management systems leverage the intellectual assets of the firm, facilitating delivery of e-commerce and e-business. Topics: how knowledge is created, captured, represented, stored, and reused. Exploration of approaches to managing both explicit and tacit knowledge, and technologies that support KM. Case studies and computer demonstrations included. 
    Prerequisite: ISOM 311, 313; or permission of the department chairperson. 

421 Network and Security Management (3)
Presents a comprehensive overview of network management, computer and network security. Network management using Windows 2008, Linux, enterprise security framework, network defense, risk assessment, OS Hardening, security tools to prevent break-ins, computer forensics, disaster recovery, security practices, and policies. Provides a significant hands-on experience in penetration testing and defenses. 
    Prerequisite: ISOM 317 or permission of the department chairperson.

422 Health Care Information Systems (3)
Provides an overview of current developments, issues and challenges in the emerging field of health informatics—the application of information and communication technology (ICT) for the acquisition, storage, management and use of information in health care, the study of human-computer interaction, human factors, the consideration of social and organizational factors related to successful technology deployment. 
    Prerequisite: ISOM 135 or permission of the department chairperson.

424 Organizational Information Assurance (3)
Examines the rationale and procedures for securing the physical and electronic components of information systems, including networks, operating systems, data, and applications. Identifies and evaluates detailed strategies for defining information security and establishing information assurance goals. Training for security awareness and incident response to system compromise are covered, as well as defense strategies, configuration management, and legal issues. The importance of establishing an information technology (IT) baseline will be covered in-depth from an organizational and managerial decision-making perspective. 
    Prerequisite: ISOM 410. 

430 ERP Application and Process Integration (3)
Exposes students to the concepts of Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), cross functional integration through ERP, business process reengineering, architecture of ERP Systems, ERP project implementation methodologies and customization issues, critical success factors, outsourcing, and the human side of ERP. Offers an experiential learning experience through some functional modules of SAP. 
    Prerequisite: ISOM 135 or permission of the department chairperson. 

431 Enterprise Resource Planning—2 (3)
Provides the basic knowledge of the ABAP/4 Development Workbench. Also prepares students to become ABAP/4 Consultants by providing a learning environment similar to an actual SAP work environment. 
    Prerequisite: ISOM 413. 

450 E-Commerce Design and Applications (3)
Presents a comprehensive overview of electronic commerce design and applications. Topics include e-business models, e-business infrastructure, Web page creations with HTML/XML, JavaScript and VBScript, e-commerce security, privacy, electronic payment systems, and strategies for e-commerce, e-commerce methodologies, and practices for developing real-world e-commerce solutions using state of the art e-commerce tools. 
    Prerequisite: ISOM 226 or permission of the department chairperson. 

452 Inventory, Warehousing and Negotiations (3)
Focuses on inventory management, production planning, and scheduling activities in the entire supply chain in manufacturing and service organizations. Topics include forecasting, inventory management models, order quantities with level demand, lot sizing with time-varying demand, individual items with probabilistic demand, physical inventory and warehouse management, physical distribution, and negotiations. 
    Prerequisite: ISOM 351 or permission of the department chairperson.  

453 Manufacturing Planning and Control (3)
Focuses on production and inventory management issues in the entire supply chain and the application of quantitative models and information systems and technologies. Topics include: demand management, sales and operations planning, master production scheduling, enterprise resource planning, material requirements planning, distribution requirements planning, capacity requirements planning, inventory management, and production activity control. 
    Prerequisite: ISOM 351 or permission of the department chairperson. 

454 Supply Chain Management (3)
Examines the advancements of information technology/systems and material management tools in a global, supply chain environment. Students will develop an understanding of the overall supply chain management strategy including information systems and inventory strategies. 
    Prerequisite: ISOM 351 or permission of the department chairperson. 

456 Information Technology and Business Analytics (3)
Focuses on analyzing statistical data to identify patterns and trends to understand and solve business issues and to use tools for data-driven decision making. The topics include: data-mining techniques, data-management and other business processes. 
    Prerequisite: ECON 221 or equivalent or permission of the department chairperson.

459 Current Topics in Operations Management (3)
Operations management topics of current concern to faculty and students. Potential topics are logistics management, Six Sigma, operations strategy, site and location analysis, management of service operations, ISO 9000/14000 quality management standards, etc. 
    Prerequisite: ISOM 351 or permission of the department chairperson. 

460 Global Logistics and Transportation Management (3)
Focuses on the role of in-bound and out-bound logistics in global supply chains, customer relationship management, procurement, multi-modal transportation, pricing and economics, warehousing, packaging and materials handling, regulatory issues, and emerging technologies such as radio frequency identification, global positional systems, and geographically positioning systems. 
    Prerequisite: ISOM 351 or permission of the department chairperson.

465 Blended Learning (3)
Introduces strategies that create a blended-learning model that includes integrated knowledge, e-learning, and electronic performance support. Traditional classroom instruction methods with technology-enhanced inquiry using event-based activities and Internet-based resources. And theory-practice perspective blending self-reflection, connected learning, and interactive collaboration as an online learning community. 
    Prerequisite: ISOM 365. 

480 Supply Chain Management Integration Project (3)
Senior level capstone course requires students to plan, develop, and present a capstone project in operations and supply chain management. Topics include global manufacturing strategies, green movement and reversed logistics, lean Six Sigma, enterprise resource planning and implementation, process design—value stream mapping, and product costing. In addition to class meeting time, students will be required to meet in arranged times to complete a capstone project.         
    Prerequisite: ISOM 361, 453, 460 or permission of the department chairperson. 
    Open only to logistics and supply chain management majors. 

490 Information Systems Integration Project (3)
Requires students to plan, develop, and present a capstone project in information systems. In addition to class meeting time, information systems students will be required to meet in arranged times to complete a capstone project. 
    Prerequisite: ISOM 300, 317, 412; senior standing. 

497 Independent Study (1-6)
Supervised study of some phase of information systems and operating management. 
    Prerequisite: senior standing; permission of the department chairperson. 
    A total of nine hours of credit may be earned in ISOM 369, 497, and 498. 
    A total of 9 hours of credit may be earned, but no more than 6 in any one semester or term. 

498 Seminar in Information Systems and Operations Management (1-3)
Explores current problems, theory, research, and trends in information systems and operations management. 
    Prerequisite: senior standing; permission of the department chairperson. 
    A total of 9 hours of credit may be earned in ISOM 369, 497, and 498. 
    A total of 9 hours of credit may be earned, but no more than 3 in any one semester or term.

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