IS-271   Intro to Information Systems

Students are introduced to the fundamentals of an information system that builds on their knowledge of programming and desktop computing tools. Specific topics include general systems theory concepts as applied to information technology, applying business rules to systems, defining system requirements, and managing data as a strategic asset through a business perspective and use of a development framework. Christian-based team and leadership issues in a technical environment are also explored. Concepts are exercised through lab assignments that include Microsoft technologies and the. Net framework using C#. Prerequisite: Information Systems 141 and Computer Science 108 (Information Systems 141 may be taken concurrently).