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Department of IDS
CIS 3345 - Management Information Syst= ems
Instructor= : Dr. Godwin Udo= span>
= &n= bsp; Office: COBA – Room 246
= &n= bsp; Phone: 915 747 7780
Office hours= b>: TR 1:30 – 4:30 pm and by appointment
Text: Management Information Systems: Managing I=
Technology in the E-Business
Text Website= b>: http://www.mhhe.com/busi= ness/mis/obrien/
This cou= rse integrates both computer concepts and information systems concepts, and pr= ovides a strong managerial emphasis focusing on the impact of technologies in different environments. Cove= rage includes the analysis, design, development, and implementation of informat= ion systems. The course provides= the fundamentals of management of information systems including organizational, global and strategic issues.
Course Objectives:= p>
The objective of CIS 3345 is to increase the student’s understanding of the role of IT in business so that he/she= can be prepared for an active role in designing, using, and managing informati= on systems. Upon successful completion of this course, the CIS 3345 students = will be able:
Students’ attainment of these objectives will be measured by the four examinations, web project, case st= udy analyses and class presentations. In-class and outside assignments will be= used throughout the course to develop the students’ understanding of the course materials and ability to meet the objectives.
Course Work: <= /b>Exams  = ; &= nbsp; &nb= sp; 70%
= &n= bsp; Quiz/Attendance/case studies = &n= bsp; 15%
= &n= bsp; &nbs= p; = &n= bsp; &nbs= p; = &n= bsp; -------- =
= &n= bsp; Course Total &= nbsp; &nb= sp;  = ; &= nbsp; 100%
Note: Details of assignments and project= s will be provided in class.
&nb= sp; This syllabus is tentative and can be changed by the instructor.
Grading: = 90 – 100 &= nbsp; A
= &n= bsp; 80 – 89 &n= bsp; B
= &n= bsp; 70 – 79 &n= bsp; C
= &n= bsp; 60 – 69 &n= bsp; D
= &n= bsp; 0 – 59 F
Any student who commits an act of scholastic dishonesty is subject to discipline. Scholastic dishonesty incl= udes, but is not limited to, cheating, plagiarism, collusion, the submission for credit of any work or materials that are attributable in whole or in part = to another person, any act designed to give unfair advantage to a student or = the attempt to commit such acts. Proven violations of the detailed regulations= , as printed in the Handbook of Operating Procedures (HOP) and available in the office of the Dean of Students, may result in sanctions ranging from disci= plinary probation, to failing grades on the work in question, to failing grades in= the course, to suspension or dismissal, among others.
Students with Disabilities
If you believe you may have a
disability that requires accommodations, contact the Disabled Student =
Services Office at 747-5148, go to=
Individual students = must operate with integrity in their dealings with faculty and other students; = engage the learning materials with appropriate attention and dedication; maintain their engagement when challenged by difficult learning activities; contrib= ute to the learning of others; and perform to standards set by the faculty
Policies & Procedures
1. &nb= sp; The instructor reserves the right to change the class schedule as needed durin= g the semester
2. &nb= sp; All students are expected to arrive in class prepared, i.e., assigned readings completed and homework ready to turn in for grading.
3. &nb= sp; If there is a problem taking an exam at the assigned time, students MUST contact the instructor PRIOR= span> to the day of the exam or NO make-up= test will be allowed and the student will receive a zero for the missed exam.= p>
4. &nb= sp; NO projects and/or homework will= be accepted after the due date and time.
5. &nb= sp; Project and/or homework material left with the instructor at the end of the semest= er will be retained only two (2) weeks into the next semester, after which th= ey will be destroyed.
6.&= nbsp; &nb= sp; There will be no make-ups for missed quizzes.
7.&= nbsp; &nb= sp; Cell phones, beepers and other electronic devices = must be turned off during class.
8.&= nbsp; &nb= sp; Please see attached sheet on UTEP policy on academ= ic dishonesty
ATTENDANCE<= span style=3D'mso-bidi-font-size:12.0pt'>
You are expecte=
d to attend
classes regularly and on time. You
take full responsibility when you miss class or come to class late. If you miss class, it is your res=
to find out about new assignments/exercises and pick up missed handouts.
DATES &= nbsp; TOPICS = &n= bsp; &nbs= p; = &n= bsp;
8/28 – 8/30 = Course Introduction
= &n= bsp; Foundations of Information Systems in Business &n= bsp; Chap 1
9/4 – 9/6 &= nbsp; Competing with IT  = ; &= nbsp; &nb= sp;  = ; = Chap 2
9/11 – 9/13 = Computer Hardware &nbs= p; = &n= bsp; = Chap 3
9/18 – 9/20 = Exam 1 (Chapters 1 – 3)
= &n= bsp; Computer Software &nbs= p; = = = &n= bsp; Chap 4
9/25 – 9/27 = Data Resource Management  = ; &= nbsp; = span> = Chap 5
10/2 – 10/4 = Telecommunications and Networks = &n= bsp; &nbs= p; Chap 6
= &n= bsp; &nbs= p;
10/9 – 10/11 Exa= m 2 (Chapters 4 - 6)
= = Electronic Business Systems &n= bsp; &nbs= p; = = Chap 7
= &n= bsp; Web-Based Projects Assigned &= nbsp; &nb= sp;
10/23 – 10/25 Electronic Comm= erce Systems  = ; &= nbsp; Chap 9
10/30 – 11/1 Deci= sion Support Systems &n= bsp; &nbs= p; = = Chap 10
11/6 – 11/8 = Exam 3 (Chapters 7 - 10)
&n= bsp; &nbs= p; Developing Business/IT Strategies &n= bsp; &nbs= p; = Chap 11
11/13 – 11/15 Developing Busi= ness/IT Solutions &nb= sp;  = ; &= nbsp; Chap 12
= &n= bsp; Web Project Progress Report
11/20 -11/22 Security a= nd Ethical Challenges = &n= bsp; Chap 13
= &n= bsp; Thanksgiving
= &n= bsp; Web Project Presentations
12/4 – 12/8 = Final Exam <= /span>(Chapters 11 – 14)
PAG= E 4