BS in Information Systems

Why Bachelor of Science in Information Systems?

The need for computing professionals and executives is growing as companies become more global. Almost every major challenge facing our world is turning to computing for a solution from improving education to protecting the environment. With the expanded use of information technology in all facets of business, including e-commerce, skilled professionals who possess both information technology and business expertise are in high demand.

The Bachelor of Science in Information Systems (BSIS) with specialization in Technology Management is a unique program that combines business, information technology and management into one degree. It focuses on combining knowledge of leading edge technologies with an understanding of the ever changing dynamic business environment.

Said program integrates courses that provide a strong business background with advanced training in applying computer technology to management. Students will be introduced to a broad range of introductory courses in accounting, finance, business law, management, marketing, economics, and strategic management as well as designing computerized systems that meet the needs of today's businesses. Majority of the courses involve the development of hands-on skills, using computer technology in designing business solution that embody the conceptual framework of systems theory.

Graduates of this program will possess the skills to pursue a number of careers in technology management including computer and information systems managers, business technology managers, IT management analysts, business information analysts, help desk managers and IT training and development managers.

BSIS Curriculum + Course Description

  • General Education

    Intermediate English
    Code Number LANG-ENG 101
    Prerequisite None
    Course Credit 3 units (3 hours of lecture per week)
    The student-as-critical thinker must first become aware of his or her skill level in English communication before delving into academic discourse. Students will be imbued with the traits of intellectual honesty, thorough research, accuracy in presentation of information, revising ideas and positions in light of new or better information, and in proper attribution of information.English Communication 1 will lay the groundwork for developing the writing skills acquired by the students in their previous years of education. This course intends to consolidate the students' grasp of the basics by bringing their English skills a step higher. The students will be instructed in formal and informal writing. A methodical approach will be taken to help them learn how to take a proper, educated stand on a given issue as well as to enrich their individual styles.The Enderun English courses takes students through a progressive sequence of lessons and exercises giving them a holistic view of different communication styles and strategies that may get them going on the career path that they choose.
    Advanced English
    Code Number LANG-ENG 110
    Prerequisite ENG 1
    Course Credit 3 units (3 hours of lecture per week)
    At a time when text can be produced by the megabyte and transmitted worldwide in seconds, a person's ability to process and communicate information is crucial in all undertakings. Enderun students must not only be fluent in the English language; they must also critically sort the ideas being presented. The critical thinker tries to isolate the issue in a book, magazine or paper into its barest categorical form and differentiate fact from opinion before making a judgment.English Communication 2 will build on the foundation of English Communication 1. It aims to raise the skills of the students by going through a critical survey of the forms of academic discourse essential to collegiate and professional work. This course integrates the students' ability to think and converse, inform and persuade others on given issues. It also aims to incorporate logical thinking and in-depth, critical analysis and discussion of issues dealing with matters relevant to students and the industry. The topics are light, even faddish yet close to the experiences of the youth. More importantly, premium is still given to research and fundamentals of academic work. Enderun students aspire to lead the hospitality industry. The Enderun English courses will take these aspirants through a progressive sequence of lessons and exercises giving them a holistic view of different communication styles and strategies that will get them going on their chosen career path.
    Sining ng Pakikipagtalastasan
    Code Number LANG-FIL 101
    Prerequisite None
    Course Credit 3 units (3 hours of lecture per week)
    Nilalaman ng kursong ito ang pagtalakay sa kahalagahan ng Wikang Filipino sa realidad na kanyang ginagalawan. Tatalakayin dito ang kasaysayan, kahalagahan, kasanayan at gamit ng wikang Filipino bilang buhay na wika at midyum ng komunikasyong pasalita at pagsulat.
    Pagbasa't Pagsulat sa iba't-ibang Disiplina
    Code Number LANG-FIL 110
    Prerequisite FIL 1
    Course Credit 3 units (3 hours of lecture per week)
    Angkop ng asignaturang ito ang paggamit ng Wikang Filipino sa pagbasa at pagsulat bilang kasangkapan ng pagkatuto. Binibigyang tuon ng kursong ito ang kasanayan ng mga mag-aaral sa pagsasaling-wika, pakikipanayam, at paggamit ng Filipino sa talakayan, pananaliksik, at sa pagsulat ng iba't ibang sulating akademik.
    Introduction to Philosophy
    Code Number HUMA 310
    Prerequisite None
    Course Credit 3 units (3 hours of lecture per week)
    This course introduces the student to major themes of philosophical inquiry, particularly that of the nature of the human person and the central issues of freedom, knowledge and the truth, interpersonal relations, and the search for the meaning and purpose of life. The course not only provides students with a general philosophical understanding of what it means to be a person, but also to deepen that misunderstanding with a knowledge of how personhood relates to other aspects of reality.
    Introduction to Humanities
    Code Number HUMA 201
    Prerequisite None
    Course Credit 3 units (3 hours of lecture per week)
    This course introduces the student to the basic principles relevant to the appreciation of various art forms and its elements as the language used to express beauty. The course makes use of a broad survey of the fine arts—i.e., architecture, painting, sculpture— and widely-acknowledged representative works in order to help students understand the major definitions of art and beauty, become familiar with the nuances of art production and the creative process as influenced by various factors, and an ability to analyze art work based on the elements of the art form and principles of design. The objective of the course is not to produce performers or practitioners of the fine arts, but develop in students the ability to make a critical and intelligent assessment of works of art, based on theoretical and practical understanding of art forms, its component elements, cultural and historical influences, and the creative process.
    Literature
    Code Number LANG-ENG 210
    Prerequisite None
    Course Credit 3 units (3 hours of lecture per week)
    This course presents a survey of the World and the Philippine Literature in English, from its beginning to the present with an emphasis on the different types of genres. The literature of the different regions of the World and the Philippines, whether in native or foreign languages.
    Business Math
    Code Number MATH 101
    Prerequisite None
    Course Credit 3 units (3 hours of lecture per week)
    This course discusses the application of mathematical principles to a variety of business contexts, with particular emphasis on the fundamental concepts and principles in investment mathematics and their practical applications: this part of the course covers a range of topics such as percentages, simple and compound interest, annuities, amortizations and sinking funds, discounts (trade, bank, and cash), perpetuity, payroll, time value of money, and business loans. The goal of the entire course is to equip students with fundamental skills for critically analyzing and solving business-related mathematical problems and for making sound financial decisions in general.
    Basic Statistics
    Code Number MATH 201
    Prerequisite None
    Course Credit 3 units (3 hours of lecture per week)
    The course is for future decision makers in business. The focus and goal is to make students better quantitative decision makers. The concepts of statistics are presented in the setting of business decision-making through the use of many real world examples, real business data and applications. This course covers introduction to descriptive and inferential statistics. Topics included are discrete and continuous data, concepts such as population, sample, parameter, measures of central tendency, measures of variation, coefficient of variation, some probability distributions, confidence intervals, hypothesis testing, z-test, t-test, analysis of variance, simple regression and correlation analysis.
    Environmental Science
    Code Number GEN SCI 201
    Prerequisite None
    Course Credit 3 units (3 hours of lecture per week)
    This course provides an integrated coverage of the basic concepts and principles of ecology. It deals mainly with the study of the biotic components of ecosystem, nature of life, its attributes, processes and unity in diversity of all life forms in performing their ecological roles. Further, it helps students to demonstrate attitudes, values and actions desirable and appropriate to fostering man's harmonious relationship with his total environment through sustainable development and ecologically balanced ecosystem.
    Biology
    Code Number GEN SCI 302
    Prerequisite None
    Course Credit 3 units (3 hours of lecture per week)
    The course aims to provide students with the conceptual framework, factual knowledge, and analytical skills necessary to deal critically with the rapidly changing science of biology and explore life. It will open their minds to man's social, emotional, spiritual, intellectual and moral being.
    World History
    Code Number HIST 210
    Prerequisite None
    Course Credit 3 units (3 hours of lecture per week)
    This course takes a thematic approach to the study of world history, covering the principal forces, events, personalities and ideas that shaped civilization from antiquity until the post World War II era.
    General Psychology
    Code Number GEN SCI 101
    Prerequisite None
    Course Credit 3 units (3 hours of lecture per week)
    This course serves as a synopsis of the different fields of psychology. Theoretical frameworks and their application to contemporary issues such as social psychology, stereotyping and personality will be given special emphasis.
    Life and Works of Rizal
    Code Number HIST 301
    Prerequisite None
    Course Credit 3 units (3 hours of lecture per week)
    This course traces the intellectual development of Jose Rizal, from his boyhood years until his final hours, and is divided by key watershed events in his life: the writing of the Noli Me Tangere, the writing of the El Filibusterismo, and his deportation to Dapitan until his execution. The course studies significant parts of the Noli and the Fili alongside frequent references to his diaries, letters, and essays, with the aim of ultimately helping the student understand the relevance and timeliness of Rizal's insights as they apply to contemporary Philippine society.
    Cultural Anthropology
    Code Number HUMA 210
    Prerequisite None
    Course Credit 3 units (3 hours of lecture per week)
    This course is an introduction of the field of sociology and anthropology. It assumes that social and cultural forces external to individuals shape behavior. It aims to identify, understand and explain what these specific forces are and how they shape behavior with cultural communities. This course will introduce to this discipline examining the history, the work of its early and contemporary contributors, essential concepts, research methods, theory and application with the end of equipping the students with the tools to understand and analyze the issues that affect Philippine society and the rest of the world.
    Fundamentals of Economics
    Code Number ECO 201
    Prerequisite None
    Course Credit 3 units (3 hours of lecture per week)
    A basic understanding of economics is essential for well-informed citizens and is therefore important in a democratic political system. It is also vital for those who are operating or working in companies. The course will therefore cover some fundamental principles that underlie economic behavior and activity. It will provide students with the tools to analyze economic events, explain why they occur, and make predictions about the likely outcome of a given set of economic circumstances. The course will encompass both micro-economics, which focuses on the activities of individual firms, households and markets, and macroeconomics, which focuses on national and international developments. A heavy emphasis will be placed on the role of markets and on the demand and supply model. In addition the course will look at the role of incentives in guiding economic behavior. This is an introductory course and for that reason will seek to give students an intuitive understanding of the subject using examples from the Philippines and Asia, as much as possible. The use of mathematics will be kept to a minimum. The course will require active participation by students. This will take the form of presentations on topical economic issues for discussion and analysis in classes.
    Fundamentals of Physical Fitness
    Code Number PE 1
    Prerequisite None
    Course Credit 2 units (2 hours of lecture and laboratory per week)
    The course provides students with information and interpretation of physical fitness through a study of how the human body reacts, responds and adapts to physical exertion. It also introduces students to the changing trends in physical fitness. Furthermore, the course familiarizes students to the benefits of physical fitness thus encouraging them to develop their health.
    FUTSAL
    Code Number PE 2, 3, 4
    Prerequisite PE 1
    Course Credit 2 units
    This is an introductory course in the theory and techniques of futsal. The content focuses on the basic skills of futsal and its application to the game including strategies and tactics. Furthermore, the student will learn about the futsal laws of the game. As result of the class, the student will improve his / her general physical fitness and skill performance. The technical, tactical, physical, psychological, and social aspects of the game will also be taken up.
    RUNNING
    Code Number PE 2, 3, 4
    Prerequisite PE 1
    Course Credit 2 units
    This course will provide the means for developing fitness through running and conditioning. The content focuses on the basic fundamentals of running and its application to the game including strategies and physical conditioning. The course will also reinforce concepts on fitness, health and wellness. Consequently, students will realize the importance of lifetime participation in physical activities for wellness of life.
    BASKETBALL
    Code Number PE 2, 3, 4
    Prerequisite PE 1
    Course Credit 2 units
    Practical sessions on basic ball handling, shooting, dribbling, and strategies. Short lectures on history, equipment, and rules of basketball.
    TAI CHI
    Code Number PE 2, 3, 4
    Prerequisite PE 1
    Course Credit 2 units
    This course is an introduction to an internal art that cultivates, harmonizes and refines one's total personality (mind, body, spirit and emotion). It lets the student actually experience the essence and different faces of Tai Chi Chuan. Through the short journey of 18 weeks, the students will be led to a hands-on understanding, experience and, hopefully, an appreciation of the basic essence of Tai Chi, its holistic benefits, and different aspects as one is led to further cultivate myriad positive values, including respect, commitment, focus, sense of contribution, humility, discipline, patience, perseverance, adaptability, and open-mindedness.
    VOLLEYBALL
    Code Number PE 2, 3, 4
    Prerequisite PE 101
    Course Credit 2 units
    This is an introductory course in the theory and techniques of volleyball. The content focuses on the basic skills of volleyball and its application to the game including strategies and tactics. Furthermore, the student will learn about the volleyball laws of the game. As result of the class, the student will improve his / her general physical fitness and skill performance. The technical, tactical, physical, psychological, and social aspects of the game will also be taken up.
    National Service Training Program 1
    Code Number NSTP 101
    Prerequisite None
    Course Credit 2 units (2 hours of lecture and laboratory per week)
    As a requirement for graduation, students are required to complete two semesters of the National Service Training Program (NSTP) in any of three components: Civic Welfare Training Service (CWTS), Literacy Training Service (LTS) and Reserve Officers' Training Corps (ROTC). CWTS refers to programs or activities contributory to the general welfare and the betterment of life for the members of the community or the enhancement of its facilities, especially those devoted to improving health, education, environment, entrepreneurship, safety, recreation and morals of the citizenry. LTS refers to the program component designed to train the students to teach literacy and numeric skills to schoolchildren, out-of-school youths and other segments of society in need of their services. Finally, ROTC refers to the program component institutionalized under Section 38 and 39 of Republic Act no. 7077, designed to provide military training to tertiary level students in order to motivate, train, organize and mobilize them for national defense preparedness. Students who opt to take either CWTS or LTS components can enroll in the College's own NSTP offerings, while students who opt for ROTC must cross-enroll in a duly accredited tertiary institution offering such a component.
    National Service Training Program 2
    Code Number NSTP 201
    Prerequisite NSTP 1
    Course Credit 2 units (2 hours of lecture and laboratory per week)
    As a requirement for graduation, students are required to complete two semesters of the National Service Training Program (NSTP) in any of three components: Civic Welfare Training Service (CWTS), Literacy Training Service (LTS) and Reserve Officers' Training Corps (ROTC). CWTS refers to programs or activities contributory to the general welfare and the betterment of life for the members of the community or the enhancement of its facilities, especially those devoted to improving health, education, environment, entrepreneurship, safety, recreation and morals of the citizenry. LTS refers to the program component designed to train the students to teach literacy and numeric skills to schoolchildren, out-of-school youths and other segments of society in need of their services. Finally, ROTC refers to the program component institutionalized under Section 38 and 39 of Republic Act no. 7077, designed to provide military training to tertiary level students in order to motivate, train, organize and mobilize them for national defense preparedness. Students who opt to take either CWTS or LTS components can enroll in the College's own NSTP offerings, while students who opt for ROTC must cross-enroll in a duly accredited tertiary institution offering such a component.
  • Business Core

    Business Communication
    Code Number MGT 270
    Prerequisite ENG 1 & ENG 2
    Course Credit 3 units (3 hours of lecture per week)
    This course covers the different types of communication used in business transaction including oral and written forms. Formal styles of communication and the use of technology in communication are also covered in the course.
    Human Behavior in Organization
    Code Number MGT 320
    Prerequisite None
    Course Credit 3 units (3 hours of lecture per week)
    This course is an introduction to the concepts, theories and ideas guiding behavior at work. This course will introduce you to a wide array of theories on topics relevant to understanding employee and managerial behavior and provide insight and hands-on experience on how to use this knowledge to address problems that you will face in organizations. Some of the topics covered in this course include the study of personality, motivation, work attitudes and leadership. Some of the questions that we will address include: How do we effectively motivate employees? How does personality affect job performance? What leadership styles are effective with different employees? We will be applying theories at the organizational, group and individual levels of analysis and tying them in to examples of real-world applications.
    Principles of Management
    Code Number MGT 220
    Prerequisite None
    Course Credit 3 units (3 hours of lecture per week)
    This course introduces students to fundamental management principles and theories, with emphasis on the major management functions of planning, organizing, staffing, directing and controlling as they apply to general business processes and activities. A substantial examination of key management topics, including leadership, training, human resource development, motivation, delegation, problem solving, decision making and conflict resolution, from the perspective of business industry is also incorporated into the discussion.
    Basic Accounting (with Financial Systems)
    Code Number ACC 201/ITP 220
    Prerequisite
    Course Credit 3 units
    This course will serve as a tool to understand and use the accounting principles and the basic accounting equation. Students will be introduced to the fundamentals of accounting - cycle, theories, principles, processes, and terminologies. In addition, students will be made aware of the importance of the course even to non accounting students as each topic relates to almost all routines in the business community. Appreciation of the entire course in dependent on learning each topic to be discussed and considering all of them to be of equal importance before anyone will be able to come up with the ultimate reports required for this course - the Financial Statements. Focus will be made to the two major financial statements which are the Balance Sheet and Income Statement. During the entire semester, classroom exercises and homework will be provided by the teachers. Students are expected to use all these tools by doing a self review in order to gain competence in applying the accounting principles and double entry recording. Quizzes will also be given on a regular basis in order for the teacher to gauge the competency of each student in understanding the accounting theories and solving financial statement problems.
    Principles of Marketing
    Code Number MGT 340
    Prerequisite None
    Course Credit 3 units (3 hours of lecture per week)
    This is an introductory course in business marketing and provides students with an overview of the four key components of marketing: product, price, people and promotion. Students are introduced to current marketing concepts, theories, perspectives, and applications, with an emphasis on the latter, through theoretical models applied to case studies relevant to the hospitality industry. The use of theoretical models applied to specific industry or business examples provides an overall structure to the course material and fosters strategic thinking. By applying marketing theories and concepts—e.g., marketing intelligence, segmentation, positioning, and marketing mix—to real-world or industry examples, students are encourage to develop an analytical mindset by which they can observe changes in the macro-environment, analyze relevant parameters, and integrate these into an effective strategic marketing concept. The course will also allow students to appreciate marketing in the context of finance, accounting, general management, and other functional areas of the business enterprise.
    Basic Finance
    Code Number MGT 350
    Prerequisite Basic Accounting
    Course Credit 3 units (3 hours of lecture per week)
    As an introduction to the concepts of corporate finance for a hospitality management program, this course has a two-fold objective. The first is to provide students with a working knowledge of major finance topics—capital structure and the cost of capital, dividend policy, working capital management, international financial management, bankruptcy and reorganization, hedging risk exposure, mergers and acquisitions—and develop competencies in the following areas: determination of the need for short-term and long-term capital, application of financial tools and techniques necessary for basic financial or investment decisions, preparation of financial statements, ratio analysis and sot-volume-profit analysis, and the set up of operational, cash, and capital budgets. A second objective is to develop competencies in two areas: valuation of future cash flows focused on the pricing of stocks and bonds, and preparation of capital budgets focused on the assessment of the financial feasibility of hospitality-related investment projects. In-depth case studies, carefully selected reading materials, computer-based exercises, research assignments and projects—many of which are set a hospitality industry context—contribute to a firm analytical grounding in the essentials of modern corporate finance.
  • IT Core

    Basic Computer (IS Fundamentals)
    Code Number COMP 101/ITC 110
    Prerequisite
    Course Credit 3 units
    This course is an introduction to information technology and its major areas, including computer hardware and networking, computer operating systems, and common business and productivity applications. A substantial portion of the course is devoted to helping students acquire proficiency in the functional and effective use of common office automation applications such as word processing, spreadsheet, presentation, and database software applications, with particular emphasis on word processing and presentations, in order to make students capable of producing high quality documents from both a technical and an aesthetic viewpoint.
    Fundamentals of Programming
    Code Number ITC 120
    Prerequisite
    Course Credit 3 units
    This course prepares beginning programmers with the most important principles for developing structured program logic. It takes a unique language independent approach to programming with distinctive emphasis on modern conventions. Highly technical jargons are eliminated while introducing universal programming concepts and encouraging a strong programming style and logic thinking. Flowcharts, pseudo-code and diagrams are utilized to ensure that students with prior programming experience fully understand programming and design concepts.
    Data and File Structures
    Code Number ITC 130
    Prerequisite
    Course Credit 3 units
    Algorithms are at the heart of every nontrivial computer application, and algorithmics is a modern and active area of computer science. Every computer scientist and every professional programmer should know about the basic algorithmic toolbox: structures that allow efficient organization and retrieval of data, frequently used algorithms, and basic techniques for modeling, understanding and solving algorithmic problems. This course is a concise introduction addressed to students familiar with programming and basic mathematical language. It covers arrays and linked lists, hash tables and associative arrays, sorting and selection, priority queues, sorted sequences, graph representation, graph traversal, shortest paths, minimum spanning trees, and optimization. The algorithms are presented in a modern way, with explicitly formulated invariants, and comment on recent trends such as algorithm engineering, memory hierarchies, algorithm libraries and certifying algorithms. Pictures, words and high-level pseudo-code are used to explain the algorithms, and efficient implementations using real programming languages like C++ and Java are discussed in more detail. The course gives clear presentation, with examples, pictures, informal explanations, exercises, and some linkage to the real world.
    Discrete Structures
    Code Number ITC 140
    Prerequisite
    Course Credit 3 units
    This course will help students develop logical and mathematical concepts necessary to understand and analyze computational systems. It introduces concepts, techniques and skills necessary to comprehend the underlying structure of problems encountered in designing and implementing computer systems and software. Foundations for understanding computer science topics that rely upon the comprehension of formal abstract concepts will be provided.
    Network Systems : Design and Administration
    Code Number ITC 150
    Prerequisite
    Course Credit 3 units
    This course provides an in-depth knowledge of data communications and networking theory, concepts and requirements relative to telecommunications and networking technologies, structures, hardware and software. Emphasis is on the concepts of communications theory and practices, terminology, and the analysis and design of networking applications. Management of telecommunications networks, cost-benefit analysis and evaluation of connectivity options are covered. Students can design, build and maintain a local area network (LAN). It gives a structured approach to explaining how networks work from the inside out starting with an explanation of the physical layer of networking, computer hardware and transmission systems up to network applications. In-depth application coverage includes email; the domain name system; the World Wide Web (both client- and server-side); and multimedia (including voice over IP, Internet radio video on demand, video conferencing, and streaming media. It presents key principles, then illustrates these utilizing real-world example networks—the Internet, and wireless networks, including Wireless LANs, broadband wireless and Bluetooth and network security.
    Ethics in Information Technology
    Code Number ITC 160
    Prerequisite
    Course Credit 3 units
    This course gives the students a strong understanding of the legal, ethical, and societal implications of information technology. It provides the most up-to-date, thorough coverage of newsworthy technology developments and their impact on business today. Issues surrounding professional codes of ethics, file sharing, and infringement of intellectual property, security risk assessment, Internet crime, identity theft, employee surveillance, privacy, compliance, social networking, and the ethics of IT corporations are examined. It gives students an excellent foundation in ethical decision-making for current and future business managers and IT professionals and prepares them to be responsible in addressing ethical issues in today's workplace.
    Continuous Business Process Improvement
    Code Number ITP 210
    Prerequisite
    Course Credit 3 units
    The course aims to educate students about the importance of robust business processes in delivering operational effectiveness. Students will be exposed to the process view of an organization – a radical departure from the traditional functional view. Frameworks for analyzing and improving business processes will also be shared. The course culminates with a discussion of change management techniques meant to institutionalize a continuous business process improvement mindset within an organization.
    Management Information Systems
    Code Number ITP 230
    Prerequisite
    Course Credit 3 units
    Information systems and technologies are vital components of successful businesses and organizations. They constitute an essential field of study in business administration and management. This course presents management concepts that lead to an understanding of information technology and its role within the enterprise as well as in building a nation. Building consensus among business and technology professionals using modern approaches to strategic planning, business process re-engineering and systems development are discussed. The goal is to help students learn how to use and manage information technologies to revitalize business processes, improve decision making and gain competitive advantage. Major emphasis is placed on up-to-date coverage of the essential role of the internet technologies in providing a platform for business, commerce and collaboration processes among all business stakeholders in  today's  networked  enterprises  and  global  markets. The course also familiarizes students with the strategic significance of information technology in various industries. Technological developments in hotel operations areas—e.g., reservations, guest tracking, rooms management, inventory control, restaurant systems, electronic cash registers and point-of-sale devices, bar and beverage systems, and telephone and security- management systems, etc. are discussed — a substantial portion of the course is thereafter devoted to giving students hands-on exposure in various computer applications currently in use within the industry, particularly for hotel management and food and beverage. Students will be provided adequate hands-on introduction to current versions of the Fidelio Property Management System software or other widely-used hotel management software.
    Human Computer Interaction
    Code Number ITP 240
    Prerequisite
    Course Credit 3 units
    This course focuses on the architectures, mathematics, and algorithms that are integral to creating reliable user interfaces. It covers the concepts required for current graphical user interfaces, including specific emphasis on the Model-View-Controller architecture. It also provides an overview of key research areas in interactive systems, with a focus on the algorithms required to implement these systems. The use of clear descriptions, equations and pseudo-code, simplifies and demystifies the development and application of a variety of user interfaces. The course highlights the design, development, and evaluation of human-computer interfaces, with an emphasis on usability, interaction paradigms, computer-mediated human activities, and implications to society.
    Database Development and Administration
    Code Number ITP 250
    Prerequisite
    Course Credit 3 units
    This course covers the design and implementation of information systems within a database management system environment. Students will demonstrate their mastery of the design process acquired in earlier courses by designing and constructing a physical system using database software to implement logical design. Topics include data models and modeling tools and techniques; approaches to structural and object design; models for databases (relational, hierarchical, networked and object-oriented designs); CASE tools; data dictionaries, repositories and warehouses; Windows/GUI coding and/or implementation; code and application generation; client-server planning, testing and installation; system conversion; end-user training and integration and post-implementation review.
    Enterprise Systems Analysis and Design
    Code Number ITP 260
    Prerequisite
    Course Credit 3 units
    Organizations in today's dynamic environment are continually striving to improve their operational efficiency, many of which are dependent on technological improvements. Furthermore, new business models using technology are also being proposed routinely. Successful systems and enterprise projects require managers to understand systems development process and successful delivery of complex systems from a business process perspective. Students will learn to analyze, model and design business system and process requirements using common tools and methodologies. Students will apply concepts from class to a real-life systems development project of their choice. Students are introduced to the principles and techniques of systems analysis and design methods with particular emphasis on information systems. The conceptual architecture of an information system, information systems framework and conceptual building blocks are introduced. The systems modeling, design and implementation, two major elements of information systems analysis, are discussed in the context of life-cycle phases. The concept and techniques of information systems models, such as data model and process model are discussed in depth. An appreciation of multi-disciplinary approach needed for systems analysis and management will be gained through an understanding of information systems project management techniques, tools, and skills required for a successful completion of an information system analysis and design project.
    System Infrastructure and Integration
    Code Number ITP 270
    Prerequisite
    Course Credit 3 units
    This course provides the hardware/software technology background for information technology personnel. Hardware topics include CPU architecture, memory, registers, addressing modes, busses, instruction sets and a variety of input/output devices. Software topics include operating system modules, process management, memory and file system management. Also included are basic network components and multi-user operating systems.  One of the roles of the IT professional is to design and build systems and integrate them into an organization. Students will encounter a variety of platforms in their careers. The role of the IT professional is to select, deploy, integrate and administer platforms or components to support the organization's  IT  infrastructure.
    Appilcations Devt : Depl, Main & Services
    Code Number ITP 280
    Prerequisite
    Course Credit 3 units
    In this mobile world era, everyone wants to develop applications for mobile devices. There is lots of material available about mobile application development on the web but very little know about how to start. Mobile Apps Development is surely  the  'in  technology'  right  now  the  latest   mobile devices are changing the way we communicate, do business, and access to news and entertainment. Mobile application development is important because of its accessibility: files and data can be accessed via mobile applications. The market for application development is growing at a rapid pace. The continuous growth and advancements in mobile application development have led to rapid development to mobile phone market. This course allows students to create native apps across platforms and Web apps for today's most popular smartphone platforms with Duffy's PROGRAMMING WITH MOBILE APPLICATIONS:  ANDROIDTM,  iOS,  AND  WINDOWS®  PHONE  7.  The  course'  unique,  hands- on tutorial approach combines a clear presentation with numerous screenshots and step-by- step   instructions   to   guide   students   in   developing   applications   for   GoogleTM   AndroidTM,   Apple®   iOS, and Windows® Phone 7.
    Enterprise IT Project Management
    Code Number ITP 290
    Prerequisite
    Course Credit 3 units
    Although project management has been an established field for many years, managing information technology requires ideas and information that go beyond standard project management. By weaving together theory and practice, students will be presented with an understandable, integrated view of the many concepts skills, tools, and techniques involved in project management. Because the project management field and the technology industry change rapidly, up-to-date information on how good project management and effective use of software can help manage projects, especially information technology projects will be provided. Application of nine project management knowledge areas--project integration, scope, time, cost, quality, human resource, communications, risk, and procurement management--and all five process groups--initiating, planning, executing, monitoring and controlling, and closing--to information technology projects will be discussed.
    Information Systems Planning
    Code Number ITP 300
    Prerequisite
    Course Credit 3 units
    The foundation of a successful information systems strategic plan is the recognition that business direction and requirements must drive the IS strategy and computing architecture. This course outlines a quick and easy approach with concepts, techniques, and templates for analyzing, organizing, communicating, and implementing an IS strategy. This approach unites an organization in a collaborative effort resulting in a solid direction that has the support of the entire organization. Establishing this direction cultivates the support of management, enabling necessary strategic IS investments. The role of IS governance in strategic planning is highlighted reflecting advances in technology and a thorough planning methodology. The strategic planning process is supplemented by lessons learned from applying the process in numerous companies, cultures, and environments.
  • Electives

    Interactive Media Technology
    Code Number ITE 310
    Prerequisite
    Course Credit 3 units
    From the birth of a media project idea to the implementation and maintenance of that project, this course provides the skills and know-how to master the process of managing interactive media projects. Managing Interactive Media Projects offers important insights and techniques for various approaches to the process of creating interactive media. It covers the ever-important steps of planning, documenting, writing, designing, implementing, testing, debugging and maintaining interactive media projects that range from web sites and online media to DVDs, CD-ROMs and Flash.
    Detailed breakdowns of key steps in developing interactive projects coupled with in-depth case studies and digital supplemental materials makes this course critical in today's creative market. Presented in a cohesive yet easy to understand manner, it will transform the daily drudgery of technical specifications and documentation into an easy-to-implement process that will help students surpass even their own expectations on their interactive media projects.
    Programming and Software Development 1 (incl C++)
    Code Number ITE 320
    Prerequisite
    Course Credit 3 units
    This course provides an Introduction to Programming and other more intermediate courses covering programming in C++. It is a comprehensive course for those with little or no programming experience. It teaches programming by presenting the concepts in the context of full working programs and takes a late objects approach. Achieving program clarity is emphasized through structured and object-oriented programming, software reuse and component-oriented software construction. It encourages students to connect computers to the community, using the Internet to solve problems and make a difference in our world.
    "Making a Difference" exercise sets encourage students to associate computers and the Internet with solving problems that really matter to individuals, communities, countries and the world. These exercises encourage students to think for themselves as they explore complex social issues and increase awareness of important issues the world is facing. Many of the exercises require students to conduct research on the web and weave the results into their problem-solving process.
    Programming and Software Development 2 (incl JAVA)
    Code Number ITE 330
    Prerequisite
    Course Credit 3 units
    This course offers unparalleled breadth and depth of object-oriented programming concepts. Java programming contains an optional extensive OOD/UML highlighted in 2 case studies on developing and implementing software for an automated teller machine.
    Object-oriented programming using Java focuses on developing skills in designing software-particularly in writing well-designed, medium-sized object-oriented programs. It provides a broad and coherent coverage of object-oriented technology, including object-oriented modeling using the Unified Modeling Language (UML), object-oriented design using Design Patterns, and object-oriented programming using Java.
    With the popularity of C++ and Java, program design has become as important to individual commercial programmers as it has been to programmers developing immense software projects. Designed for a course on object-oriented design, this course will prepare students for the industry's move toward object-oriented languages by introducing design concepts moving to Java.
    Web Development and Administration
    Code Number ITE 340
    Prerequisite
    Course Credit 3 units
    This course is an introduction to the design, creation, and maintenance of web pages and websites. Students learn how to critically evaluate website quality, learn how to create and maintain quality web pages, learn about web design standards and why they're important, and learn to create and manipulate images. The course progresses from introductory work on web design to a culminating project in which students design and develop websites for organizations.
    Business Intelligence
    Code Number ITE 350
    Prerequisite
    Course Credit 3 units
    Business intelligence (BI) refers to technologies, applications and practices for the collection integration, analysis and presentation of business information. The purpose of business intelligence is to support better business decision-making. This course provides an overview of the technology of Business Intelligence and the application of BI to an organization's strategies and goals.
    Information Security Management
    Code Number ITE 360
    Prerequisite
    Course Credit 3 units
    Management of Information Security focuses on the managerial aspects of information security and assurance. This course covers access control models, information security governance, and information security program assessment and metrics. Coverage on the foundational and technical components of information security is included to reinforce key concepts. It includes up-to-date information on changes in the field such as national and international laws and international standards like the ISO 27000 series.
    This course offers a unique overview of information security from a management perspective while maintaining a finger on the pulse of industry changes and academic relevance.
    Customer Relationship Management
    Code Number MM2
    Prerequisite
    Course Credit 3 units
    The goal of this course is to develop understanding and application of the concept and principles of Customer Relationship Management (CRM). Content includes the customer driven, market-based practices that enable a business to attract, satisfy and retain customers' profitability.
    Supply Chain Planning
    Code Number BPM 9
    Prerequisite None
    Course Credit 3 units (3 hours of lecture per week)
    A basic understanding of the effective supply chain strategies for companies that operate globally with emphasis on how to plan and integrate supply chain components into a coordinated system.
    Electronic Commerce
    Code Number ITE 370
    Prerequisite
    Course Credit 3 units
    This course emphasizes the three major driving forces behind E-commerce–technology change, business development, and social issues–to provide a coherent conceptual framework for understanding the field. It explores how the Internet has revolutionized the buying and selling of goods and services in the marketplace. Topics include: Internet business models, electronic commerce infrastructure, designing on-line storefronts, payment acceptance and security issues, and the legal and ethical challenges of electronic commerce. Students will also gain hands-on experience in creating a web site using an HTML authoring tool.
    Business Technology Management Integration
    Code Number ITE 400
    Prerequisite
    Course Credit 3 units
    Business Technology Management Integration is a capstone course of the BS Technology Management Program. Changes in business models and fast-paced innovation and product lifecycles pose a big challenge: Anticipating the impact of future changes, and making rapid decisions backed up by solid facts are required. To be successful, an overall perspective of how business and IT interact is required. Students will learn to use a toolkit to manage the enterprise from a helicopter viewpoint while at the same time accommodating quite detailed aspects of processes, organization, and software lifecycles. Strategic IT management embraces all the processes required to analyze and document an enterprise's   IT   landscape.   The   comprehensive   and   practical   toolkit   allows   the   strategic   management of the IT landscape. A holistic view on the management process and guidelines on how to establish, roll out, and maintain an enterprise IT landscape effectively will be studied. How to do it right first time – because  often  enough  there's  no  second  chance,  how  to tidy up IT patchworks – the first step towards strategic management – and advice on how to implement changes and maintain the landscape over time will be covered.
  • Internship

    Internship 1
    Code Number Internship 1
    Prerequisite
    Course Credit 3 units
    Internship 1
    Internship 2
    Code Number Internship 2
    Prerequisite
    Course Credit 3 units
    Internship 2
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