This course provides an overview of information systems and how they provide value
in organizations by supporting business objectives and decision-making. Topics to be
covered include types of information systems, the general theory of global systems and
their relationship to the overall organization, as well as global e-business, technology
infrastructure, databases and information management, telecommunications, the
Internet and wireless technology, security, enterprise relationships, knowledge based
systems, emerging technologies, and ethical and social issues. This course is cross-listed
as BUS 303. A lab fee is required for this course.