CAIS 0125 - Introduction to Computer Information Systems

Credits: 3

This course provides an introduction to computer systems and data processing concepts, with special emphasis on the applications of computers in business organizations. Included are an overview of information systems concepts, a survey of computer hardware, software, and programming languages; an introduction to computer system configurations to include operating systems and data communications; an introduction to systems analysis and design, and a comparison of computer based data processing, management information, and decision support systems. A substantial portion of the course will be a microcomputer-based, hands-on component that will have, at its focus, spreadsheet applications.

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