Houston Baptist University Catalog

Computer Information Systems Management (CISM) Course Descriptions

CISM 1321 Introduction to Computer Applications
Prerequisite(s): None
This course emphasizes current concepts and techniques for utilizing the microcomputer as an information processor. A practical laboratory component affords hands-on experience with word processing, database management, and spreadsheet programs.

CISM 3330 Management Information Systems
Prerequisite(s): ACCT 2301
Provides a basic understanding of the value and uses of information systems for business operation, management decision-making, and strategic advantage. Concentrates on providing the tools needed for mastery of the information systems concepts and terms important to non-technical business managers.

CISM 6367 Global Business and Technology Strategies
Prerequisite(s): None
Focuses on information technology management issues that must be addressed for a company to succeed in the intensely competitive global marketplace. Specific topics include models and paradigms of global information systems, national information technology infrastructure, technical and managerial information technology issues in different parts of the world, and technology transfer. Graduate Business programs only.