Course descriptions index

Accounting and Information Systems

Students enrolling in School of Management courses are expected to have completed the necessary prerequisites for each course.

A per semester student computing facility user fee will be assessed for students enrolling in one or more School of Management courses (AIS, ACCT, BA and ECON) except ECON F100X. This fee is in addition to any materials fees. Please see the class schedule for details.

AIS F101 Effective Personal Computer Use

3 Credits

Using and understanding advanced computing software applications. Course develops conceptual and practical knowledge of advanced presentation/communications software, database programs and operating systems. Special fees apply. (3+0)

AIS F224 Advanced MS Excel

1 Credit     Offered As Demand Warrants

Advanced features of the Microsoft Excel spreadsheet program. Includes spreadsheet design and layout, customized graphics, customized reports using database features, optimization/statistical techniques and programming with the Excel macro language. Special fees apply. Prerequisites: AIS F101 or permission of instructor. Student is assumed to have basic proficiency with Microsoft Excel. (1+0)

AIS F225 Windows Networking and Administration

1 Credit     Offered As Demand Warrants

Network engineering skills required to implement and support the Microsoft Windows OS. Includes installation, configuration, peer-to-peer networking, interoperability with Novell Netware, tuning and troubleshooting. Special fees apply. Prerequisites: Experience using the Microsoft Windows OS; AIS F101 or permission of instructor. (1+0)

AIS F310 Management of Information Systems

3 Credits

The role information technology plays in organizations including its impact on information systems, management and business strategy. A conceptual model of system design is introduced and basic business internal controls are surveyed. Special fees apply. Prerequisites: AIS F101. (3+0)

AIS F312W Information Systems Technology

3 Credits     Offered As Demand Warrants

Introduction to the hardware and systems software underlying information systems; provides background to understand computer marketing literature and to select among technology alternatives. Special fees apply. Prerequisites: ENGL F111X; ENGL F211X or ENGL F213X. (3+0)

AIS F316 Accounting Information Systems

3 Credits     Offered Fall or Spring

Accounting systems for business and public entities. Emphasis on internal control functions and design concepts. Special fees apply. Prerequisites: AIS F101. (3+0)

AIS F410 Systems Analysis and Program Design

3 Credits     Offered As Demand Warrants

The system development life cycle for database-oriented information systems in both mainframe and microcomputer environments. Includes programming in one or more fourth-generation languages and a term project. Special fees apply. Prerequisites: AIS F310 or AIS F312. (3+0)

AIS F414 Database Design for Management Information

3 Credits     Offered As Demand Warrants

Combines advanced systems analysis using modern techniques of data modelling with study of management and administrative problems in coordination and management of organization data resources; focusing on needs of medium-sized and large organizations. Special fees apply. Prerequisites: AIS F310 or CS F401. (3+0)

AIS F673 Technology Management

3 Credits     Offered As Demand Warrants

Overview of the skills a manager needs to administer an information systems department, including extensive discussions of current trends in management of IS and the IS industry. Special fees apply. Prerequisites: Graduate standing or approval of the M.B.A. director. (3+0)

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