Info Systems And Decision Scie (ISDS)


1000

ISDS 1100 Introduction to Management Information Systems (3 credits)
1 hr. lecture; 4 hrs. lab. An honors course, ISDS 1101, is also available. Credit will not be given for both this course and ISDS 1101. Examine the expanding role of information technology in organizations including the development and use of information systems, hardware, and software, the strategic impact of IT, and the nature of the IT career; utilization of management information systems to improve managerial decision making.
ISDS 1101 [Not Offered] HONORS: Introduction to Management Information Systems (3 credits)
Same as ISDS 1100 or ISDS 1102, with special honors emphasis for qualified students. Credit will not be given for both this course and ISDS 1100 or ISDS 1102.
ISDS 1102 Introduction to Management Information Systems for Business Majors (3 credits)
Role of information technology in business including the development and use of information systems, hardware and software, the strategic impact of IT for businesses, and the nature of the IT career; utilization of management information systems to improve managerial decision making.

2000

ISDS 2000 Introduction to Business Statistics (3 credits)
Prereq.: MATH 1431 or equivalent. An honors course, ISDS 2010, is also available. Credit will not be given for both this course and ISDS 2010. Statistical description and inference; descriptive statistics, sampling, basic probability theory; probability distributions, including normal and binomial; sampling distributions; inferential statistics including estimation, one- and two-sample hypothesis tests for means, and chi-square test of independence.
ISDS 2001 Statis tical Methods and Models (3 credits)
Prereq.: ISDS 2000 or equivalent. Continuation of ISDS 2000. An honors course, ISDS 2011, is also available. Credit will not be given for both this and ISDS 2011. Advanced statistical methods and decision models including ANOVA and linear regression analysis; management science models such as utility functions, decision analysis, math programming, waiting line models and simulation.
ISDS 2010 [Not Offered] HONORS: Introduction to Business Statistics (3 credits)
Same as ISDS 2000, with special honors emphasis for qualified students. Credit will not be given for this course and ISDS 2000.
ISDS 2011 [Not Offered] HONORS: Statistical Methods and Models (3 credits)
Same as ISDS 2001, with special honors emphasis for qualified students. Credit will not be given for this course and ISDS 2001.

3000

ISDS 3000 [Not Offered] Statistical Methods and Models III (3 credits)
Prereq.: ISDS 2001. Continuation of ISDS 2001. Statistical inference; additional applications of sampling distribution; the chi-square, student's t, and F distributions; estimation; hypothesis testing; survey sampling; linear regression; simple correlation; analysis of variance; nonparametric tests.
ISDS 3070 Independent Reading and Research in Information Systems and Decision Sciences (1-6 credits)
Prereq.: ISDS 3100 and consent of instructor. May be taken for a max. of 6 sem. hrs. of credit. Student is responsible for registering with a faculty member and selecting an area of reading and/or research.
ISDS 3075 Internship in Information Systems and Decision Sciences (3 credits)
Prereq.: permission of instructor and department chair required. Pass/fail grading. At least the equivalent of 144 hours per semester (3 credits) of learning experience in information systems under the general supervision of an ISDS faculty member and direct supervision of an information systems or decision sciences professional. Grading based on the faculty member's evaluation, a written report by the professional supervisor, and a written report by the student.
ISDS 3100 Management of Information Resources (3 credits)
Prereq.: ISDS 1100 or ISDS 1101 or ISDS 1102. Information as a resource; issues in information resource management; elements of information systems; development and maintenance of information systems; controlling information resources.
ISDS 3105 Internet Development Tools (3 credits)
Prereq.: ISDS 1100 or equivalent. Understanding of the Internet and its structure for use in business; technologies employed to develop Internet applications; development of business applications for the Internet.
ISDS 3107 Beginning Programming (3 credits)
Prereq.: ISDS 1100 or ISDS 1101 or ISDS 1102. Fundamentals of programming, program design, application development interfaces, debugging, testing, and implementation.
ISDS 3110 Database Processing for Management (3 credits)
Prereq.: ISDS 4113 or concurrent enrollment. Structure and function of managerial databases; design options and implementation of database management systems in the firm; laboratory practice includes use of a particular software system.
ISDS 3115 Introduction to Operations Management (3 credits)
Prereq.: ISDS 2001 or equivalent. An honors course, ISDS 3117, is also available. Credit will not be given for both this course and ISDS 3117. Principles and methodologies concerning productivity and quality of manufacturing and service organizations; production and service systems design; process and capacity design; total quality management; systems for just-in-time and purchasing management; inventory and materials management.
ISDS 3117 [Not Offered] HONORS: Introduction to Operations Management (3 credits)
Same as ISDS 3115, with special honors emphasis for qualified students. Credit will not be given for this course and ISDS 3115.
ISDS 3120 [Not Offered] Management of the IT Function (3 credits)
Issues in managing the Information Technology (IT) function, including the discussion of how technology has underpinned the �new Economy,�formulating an IT strategy, structuring and managing the IT function, and emerging trends in IT.
ISDS 3200 Advanced Business Programming (3 credits)
Prereq.: ISDS 3107 and ISDS 3110. Computer programming methods for business systems emphasizing contemporary programming environments and applications development interfaces.

4000

ISDS 4000 [Not Offered] Introduction to Statistical Theory (3 credits)
Prereq.: proficiency in basic statistical methods and MATH 1552; or consent of instructor. Concepts of probability distribution and statistical inference; theoretical foundations for estimating and testing hypotheses about means, proportions, and variances; chi-square and F tests.
ISDS 4010 [Not Offered] Basic Forecasting Models (3 credits)
Prereq.: ISDS 3000 or equivalent. Single-equation multiple regression and time series modeling procedures for business and economic forecasting; using time series data in regression models; time series modeling, including classical decomposition procedures and exponential smoothing; use of computer programs for regression and time series modeling and forecasting.
ISDS 4011 [Not Offered] Sample Survey Methods (3 credits)
Prereq.: ISDS 3000 or equivalent. Designing sampling systems; alternative sample designs; problems of bias; techniques of inference from alternative designs; criteria for selecting optimal sampling plans; methods and applications of sample surveys.
ISDS 4012 [Not Offered] Applied Nonparametric Statistics (3 credits)
Prereq.: ISDS 3000 or equivalent. Applied nonparametric statistics including techniques for one-sample problems, comparison of two treatments, paired comparisons, randomized complete blocks, comparison of more than two treatments, tests of randomness and independence, and measures of correlation.
ISDS 4013 [Not Offered] Bayesian Probability and Statistical Methods (3 credits)
Prereq.: ISDS 3000 or equivalent. Assessment of subjective probability distributions; Bayesian estimation and inference; application of Bayesian techniques to business problems.
ISDS 4020 [Not Offered] Operations Research for Managerial Decisions (3 credits)
Prereq.: ISDS 2001 or equivalent. Managerial decision making, including decision analysis, linear programming, transportation models, integer programming, project scheduling, and waiting line models; basic understanding and evaluation of operations research techniques.
ISDS 4021 [Not Offered] Foundations of Mathematical Programming (3 credits)
Prereq.: credit or registration in ISDS 4020. Theoretical foundations of linear programming in single and multiple objectives; classical nonlinear optimization of unconstrained and constrained functions; Kuhn-Tucker conditions and quadratic programming.
ISDS 4031 [Not Offered] Applied Linear Models (3 credits)
Prereq.: ISDS 3000 or equivalent. Development of a unified approach to estimation and hypothesis testing in linear statistical models; emphasis on appropriate specification and interpretation of models and statistical hypothesis; use of available computer routines and interpretation of results; unbalanced analysis of variance models, linear regression models, and analysis of covariance models.
ISDS 4110 [Not Offered] Business Decision Support and Expert Systems (3 credits)
Prereq.: ISDS 3110 or equivalent. Laboratory practice includes use of a particular software system. Business decision modeling; constructing a decision support system (DSS); DSS development tools; executive information systems; expert systems (ES) in business; building ES; process, tools, and strategy; integration of DSS and ES.
ISDS 4111 [Not Offered] Enterprise Systems (3 credits)
Prereq.: ISDS 3100. Overview of key enterprise systems concepts from functional, technical, and implementation perspective; emphasis on the process-centered organization and how integrated systems are designed to support cross-functional business; hands-on computer based exercises involving a hypothetical global company.
ISDS 4112 Data Warehousing (3 credits)
Prereq.: ISDS 3100. Data Warehouses for business; topis include: top-down design, bottom-up design, data charts, multidimensional data, data mining, Web-enabled data warehouse, knowledge management.
ISDS 4113 Information Technology Project Management (3 credits)
Prereq.: ISDS 3100 or equivalent. Topics on effectively managing information technology projects including: setting goals and objectives; work breakdown structures; project scheduling; managing project resources; evaluation and review; incentives and qualitative analysis; project accounting; extensive use of cases involving hands-on computer analyses with state-of-the-art project management software.
ISDS 4114 [Not Offered] Software Quality Assurance (3 credits)
Prereq.: ISDS 3100. Modern practices of software quality management; topics include: software development process models, software quality metrics, basic quality tools, software reliability models, customer satisfaction measures, and the ISO 9000 quality system standard.
ISDS 4117 [Not Offered] Management of E-Commerce and Internet Information Systems (3 credits)
Management of e-commerce and internet systems including: business models and strategies; performance and evaluation; navigation and content; security, trust, and legal issues; integration of managerial, technical, and legal perspectives for intra-business systems, B2B systems, e-supply chains, portals, B2C systems, electronic markets, and e-government.
ISDS 4118 Web Analytics (3 credits)
Prereq.: ISDS 3100. Principles of web analytics; key performance indicators, benchmarks, A/B testing, personalized content, customer-centric Web site design, process flow analysis, usability, research design, and statistical methods.
ISDS 4120 Business Data Communications (3 credits)
Prereq.: ISDS 3100 or CSC 1350. Telecommunications in business, including both voice and data communication, technical details (hardware, software, protocols, network configurations), network management, and security issues.
ISDS 4123 [Not Offered] Computer and Networking Security (3 credits)
Prereq.: ISDS 4120. Security management, corporate risk assessment, access control, authentication, transmission control protocol and internet protocol packet content analysis, firewall hardware and software, types of encryption, cryptographic systems, application security issues, and laws governing security and privacy.
ISDS 4125 Analysis and Design of Management Information Systems (3 credits)
Prereq.: ISDS 3110, 3200. Design philosophies and techniques for the creation of information systems for management decision making; conceptual design of actual information systems.
ISDS 4141 Introduction to Data Mining (3 credits)
Prereq.: ISDS 3100. Fundamental methodology and techniques used in data mining, with particular emphasis on business applications; topics include market basket analysis, memory-based reasoning, cluster detection, link analysis, decision trees and rule induction, neural networks, and genetic algorithms.
ISDS 4160 [Not Offered] Sourcing in China (3 credits)
Network clusters; cost competitiveness; choosing strategic partners and suppliers; negotiation style; brand, design, and manufacturing; factory and supply chain audits; protecting intellectual property; vulnerability assessments; global sourcing repositioning; sourcing practices and cases in industries.
ISDS 4165 [Not Offered] Operation of Service and Distribution Systems (3 credits)
Prereq.: ISDS 3115. Application of operations management concepts and techniques in service and distribution organizations; service system design and control, including location, layout, capacity expansion, staffing and scheduling; special attention to structure design and operational control of distribution systems and interfaces with other functional areas.
ISDS 4167 [Not Offered] Operations Planning and Control (3 credits)
Prereq.: ISDS 3115 or equivalent. Planning and control of operations in manufacturing and service organizations; aggregate planning, master scheduling, requirements planning, and activity control; emphasis on developing skills through case studies and computer models.
ISDS 4168 [Not Offered] Supply Chain Management (3 credits)
Prereq.: ISDS 4165. Planning, implementing, and controlling the efficient, cost-effective flow and storage of raw material, in-process products, finished products, and related information in a supply channel; resource/material management; supplier strategy; inventory planning and control; just-in-time systems; customer service; logistics and interfaces with other functional areas; emphasis on concepts, model development, and analysis.
ISDS 4180 Business Analysis in Practice (3 credits)
Prereq.: senior standing or permission of instructor. Contemporary problems encountered by the business analysis professional; emphasis on case analysis and use of business analysis skills and computer technology to solve business problems.
ISDS 4200 [Not Offered] Quality Management (3 credits)
Prereq.: ISDS 3115. Credit will not be given for both this course and IE 4453. Principles and practices of statistical quality control in industry; control charts for variables and for attributes; process capability analysis; acceptance sampling for variables and for attributes; design of experiments; Taguchi methods; and ISO 9000 standards.
ISDS 4244 Information Systems Auditing (3 credits)
Credit will not be given for this course and ACCT 4244 or ACCT 7244. The class will focus on the IS Audit process, IT Governance, Systems and Infrastructure Life Cycle Management, Service Delivery and Support, Protection of Information Assets, and Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery. Emphasis will be placed on current practices and technologies used in today�s IT Audit environment.
ISDS 4501 [Not Offered] Systems Modeling and Analysis I (3 credits)
Prereq.: ISDS 2001. Final project involves the application of discrete-event simulation to a real-world problem. Modeling and analysis of production and service systems using discrete-event computer simulation; discrete-event simulation mechanics; model structure, model building, modeling of complex systems; verification and validation; arrival processes; design of simulation experiments; statistical analysis of terminating and steady-state systems.
ISDS 4502 [Not Offered] Systems Modeling and Analysis II (3 credits)
Prereq.: ISDS 4501. Final project involves the application of simulation to solve an operations problem in business or government. Advanced application of computer simulation concepts to dynamic systems; alternative approaches to simulation modeling; discrete-event, hybrid discrete/continuous, system dynamics, simulators, and template approach; further development of modeling and analysis skills; advanced analysis concepts including variancereduction, simulation meta-models and simulation optimization.
ISDS 4511 [Not Offered] Industrial Simulation (3 credits)
Prereq.: IE 3510, 2060, credit or registration in IE 4362, or equivalents. See IE 4511.
ISDS 4701 [Not Offered] Technological Entrepreneurship (3 credits)
Prereq.: ISDS 1100 or equivalent. Also, offered as MGT 4701. The competitive environment; technological evolution; finding the fertile ground of technological market; entrepreneurial process; marketing the technological venture; managing the venture; intellectual property rights; appropriating the returns to technological innovation.

5000

ISDS 5010 [Not Offered] Statistical Methods for Public Administration (3 credits)
Prereq.: college algebra. 2 hrs. lecture; 2 hrs. lab. Open only to students in the MPA program. Also offered as PADM 5010.

7000

ISDS 7000 [Not Offered] Statistical Theory (3 credits)
Prereq.: ISDS 4000 or equivalent; and consent of instructor. Continuation of ISDS 4000. Theoretical basis for topics in statistical inference including tests of hypotheses, experimental design, regression analysis, general linear models, nonparametric statistics; sequential tests of hypotheses; and complex sample designs.
ISDS 7010 [Not Offered] Decision Models for Public Administration (3 credits)
Open only to students in the MPA program. See PADM 7010.
ISDS 7020 [Not Offered] Theory of Stochastic Processes (3 credits)
Prereq.: ISDS 4000 or equivalent. Joint, marginal, and conditional probability distributions treated in detail; stochastic processes, including random walks, Markov processes, birth-death processes, stationary stochastic processes, and renewal processes; statistical inference based on stochastic processes.
ISDS 7021 [Not Offered] Sample Design and Analysis (3 credits)
Prereq.: ISDS 7024 or equivalent. Methodology for sampling and survey design; alternative methods for email and internet survey samples; analysis of survey data; evaluation criteria including efficiency and bias; emphasis on applications with theoretical foundations.
ISDS 7022 [Not Offered] Multivariate Data Analysis (3 credits)
Prereq.: BADM 7020 or equivalent. Multivariate methods, including principal components, canonical correlation, factor analysis, discriminate analysis, classification procedures.
ISDS 7024 Advanced Statistical Analysis for Research I (3 credits)
Prereq.: proficiency in calculus, linear algebra, basic statistical methods, and computer programming. Methods of statistical inference; statistical estimation; testing hypotheses about single and multiple means and proportions; simple and multiple linear regression; design of simple random, stratified, and cluster samples; extensive use of statistical computer programs.
ISDS 7025 [Not Offered] Advanced Statistical Analysis for Research II (3 credits)
Prereq.: ISDS 7024 or equivalent. Continuation of ISDS 7024. Advanced regression analysis; experimental design and analysis of variance; nonparametric methods; multivariate techniques; extensive use of statistical computer programs.
ISDS 7070 Seminar in Advanced Business Problems (3 credits)
May be taken for a max. of 6 hrs. of credit when topics vary. Special topics in statistics and quantitative methods.
ISDS 7080 [Not Offered] Survey of Information Systems Research (3 credits)
Prereq.: advanced PhD standing or consent of instructor. Exploration of current research streams in information systems; relationships of IS to other disciplines; historical overview of the field.
ISDS 7081 [Not Offered] Critical Analysis of Information Systems Research (3 credits)
Prereq.: advanced PhD standing or consent of instructor. Development of skills in theory building, research design, writing research papers, and evaluating research in the field of information systems.
ISDS 7101 [Not Offered] Introduction to Operations Research Methods (1.5 credits)
Prereq.: BADM 7020 or equivalent. Topics cover models that support managerial decision-making including decision analysis, simulation, risk analysis, linear programming, and integer programming; Excel spreadsheet is used extensively.
ISDS 7102 [Not Offered] Survey of Operations Research: Deterministic Models (3 credits)
Prereq.: ISDS 7101. Integer and mixed-integer programming, extensions of classical optimization, quadric programming, separable programming, and dynamic programming; applications of more advanced mathematical programming; techniques with some theory.
ISDS 7103 Survey of Operations Research: Stochastic Methods (3 credits)
Prereq.: ISDS 7101 or 4021. Extensions of decision theory, game theory, dynamic programming, Markovian decision processes, reliability models, and queuing models; probabilistic methods in operations research.
ISDS 7106 [Not Offered] Multiple Criteria Decision Making (3 credits)
Prereq.: ISDS 7103. Theory of the displaced ideal, linear multi-objective programming, goal programming, compromise programming, and multi-attribute utility measurement.
ISDS 7107 [Not Offered] Dynamic Programming (3 credits)
Prereq.: ISDS 7102. Theory and computational techniques of dynamic programming; single and multidimensional problems; relationship to classical optimization techniques.
ISDS 7150 [Not Offered] SUPPLY CHAIN MGMT (3.0 credits)
ISDS 7200 [Not Offered] Quality and Productivity Management (3 credits)
Contemporary topics in total quality management; quality in software and system design and implementation; problem solving tools; process control; quality deployment and FMEA; team building and quality standards and awards; control charts for variables and for attributes; process capability analysis; acceptance sampling plans; design of experiments; Taguchi methods and ISO 9000 standards.
ISDS 7210 [Not Offered] Process and Planning Control (3 credits)
Prereq.: BADM 7050. Integration of operations planning and control with other business functions of an enterprise; enterprise resource planning (ERP); cases and managerial techniques to plan and schedule business processes in industrial and service areas; decision problems and appropriate tools; hands-on experience with ERP software; cross-functional case projects.
ISDS 7211 [Not Offered] Process and Planning Control II (1.5 credits)
Prereq.: ISDS 7210. Cases and management techniques to control business processes in industrial and service areas; material requirements planning, manufacturing resource planning, operations control; overview of computerized packages, enterprise management systems, decision problems, and case projects.
ISDS 7220 [Not Offered] Supply Chain Management (3 credits)
Prereq.: BADM 7120 or equivalent. Supply chain process analysis and control; critical issues in revolutionizing management of the entire supply chain; system productivity analysis, demand management, inventory management, distribution planning, integration in supply chain; emphasis on case study, spreadsheets, and software applications; network design, warehouse location, outsourcing, global supply chain, and information, EDI and DSS technologies in supply chain management; case study and SCM software.
ISDS 7230 [Not Offered] Project Management (3 credits)
Prereq.: BADM 7120 or equivalent. Topics of effectively managing projects including setting goals and objectives, project planning, evaluation and review; incentives and qualitative analysis, and project accounting; extensive use of cases involving hands-on computer analyses with state-of-the-art project management software.
ISDS 7272 [Not Offered] Operations Strategy (3 credits)
Prereq.: BADM 7120 or equivalent. Perspective for managers to integrate operations strategy into an overall business strategy; issues in selection of the capabilities, characteristics, and configuration of facilities; process/technologies; aggregate capacity; vertical integration; operations infrastructure; organizational structure and jobs; extensive use of case analyses drawn from service and manufacturing industries.
ISDS 7275 [Not Offered] Advanced Operations Management (3 credits)
Prereq.: BADM 7120. May be taken for a max. of 9 hrs. of credit when topics vary. Topics such as material requirements planning, inventory control, scheduling, facilities location and layout, quality control, job design, industrial design, network analysis; emphasis on application of techniques.
ISDS 7301 ANALYTICS I (3.0 credits)
ISDS 7302 [Not Offered] ANALYTICS II (3.0 credits)
ISDS 7501 [Not Offered] Information Systems (3 credits)
Prereq.: ISDS 1100 or equivalent. Contemporary topics in information systems; survey of information system analysis and design; introduction to business data communication; database management systems and knowledge based systems; enterprise-wide systems and information systems control.
ISDS 7505 [Not Offered] Information Technology and Entrepreneurship (3 credits)
Prereq.: BADM 7050 or equivalent. Information economy, globalization and outsourcing, information technology-based business opportunities, technological entrepreneurship, entrepreneurial process, entrepreneurial thinking, process of discovering, effectuation, causation, knowledge management, technological intrapreneurship.
ISDS 7510 Database Management (3 credits)
Prereq.: BADM 7050. Analysis, design, and implementation of databases based on the relational database model; data modeling using entity-relationship (E-R) diagraming; logical and physical database design; SQL; hardware/software architecture considerations; data and database administration; emerging database technologies and advanced database applications.
ISDS 7511 Advanced Database Management (3 credits)
Prereq.: ISDS 7510 or equivalent. Decision support systems, online analytical processing, multidimensional data modeling, web-enabled data warehousing, data marts, data mining, knowledge management, Internet business intelligence.
ISDS 7520 Network Information Systems (3 credits)
Prereq.: BADM 7050. Broad overview of network technologies including protocols, network operating systems, and network management; LAN, WAN design; Internet technology; network security.
ISDS 7522 [Not Offered] Internet Systems Development (3 credits)
Prereq.: ISDS 7520. In-depth look at Internet applications architecture, server-side programming, web-database connectivity, integration of Web and other business applications, and Web development methods; emphasis on self-management, cross-project coordination, technology and time management; construct Internet based systems and manage Internet based systems development.
ISDS 7530 [Not Offered] Information Systems Analysis and Design (3 credits)
Prereq.: BADM 7050; ISDS 7510. Both courses may be taken concurrently. Analysis and design of information systems from a management perspective; software development methodology; topics include requirements determination; feasibility determination; project management; evaluation of a software development strategy and application design; modeling using ER diagrams, and DFDs; systems implementation.
ISDS 7535 [Not Offered] Information Technology Management (3 credits)
Prereq.: BADM 7050. Management of the organization�s information technology (IT) resources; planning and management of IT strategy, applications; hardware/software infrastructure, information resources, and IT professionals; organization and governance of the IT function, IT policies and standards, measurement of IT investments and returns, and deployment of new information technologies.
ISDS 7540 [Not Offered] Electronic Commerce (3 credits)
Prereq.: BADM 7050. Use of information technology and the Internet in creating new forms of business organization; creating a marketspace; disintermediation/ reintermediation; and virtual organization.
ISDS 7543 [Not Offered] Electronic Commerce II (1.5 credits)
Prereq.: ISDS 7540. Continuation of ISDS 7540. Advanced management issues, organizing principles and technologies; working in electronic communities; newsgroups, virtual communities, extranet and intranet.
ISDS 7545 [Not Offered] Collaborative Computing (1.5 credits)
Prereq.: BADM 7050. Foundation of collaborative computing; issues of motivation, synchronicity, anonymity, group size, group proximity, and group tasks.
ISDS 7550 [Not Offered] Enterprise Systems (3 credits)
Prereq.: BADM 7050. Study of the broad area of Integrated Enterprise-wide Systems; emphasis on features and capabilities of enterprise systems and their related technologies, the methodologies used to implement these systems in organizations, and the implications of their deployment in organizations.
ISDS 7553 [Not Offered] Business and Systems Change (3 credits)
Prereq.: ISDS 7550. Foundation of critical issues in the design and implementation of business and information systems change including business process reengineering, project and change management, and information systems design and management; emphasis on the systems perspective of business, and the change that these enabling emerging and disruptive technologies and systems permit that have the greatest impact on business and industries.
ISDS 7555 [Not Offered] Auditing Enterprise Systems (1.5 credits)
Prereq.: ISDS 7550 and ACCT 7233. Principles of auditing enterprise wide information systems in business; audit plans; controls and security issues.
ISDS 7560 [Not Offered] Social and Organizational Issues in MIS (3 credits)
Prereq.: BADM 7050. Impact of electronic communities on organizations; implications of design choices on business; ethical considerations.
ISDS 7565 [Not Offered] Global Information Technology Management (3 credits)
Prereq.: BADM 7050. National IT policies; IT and national culture; IT management in multinational companies; IT diffusion in developed versus developing countries; IT and national development; global electronic commerce; global telecommunications infrastructure; and competitive advantage through global IT management.
ISDS 7900 [Not Offered] Contemporary Issues in Statistics and Management Science (3 credits)
Prereq.: advanced PhD study and consent of instructor. Philosophical foundations of science and their implications for contemporary management science.
ISDS 7910 [Not Offered] Contemporary Issues in Production/Operations Management (3 credits)
Prereq.: advanced PhD standing or consent of instructor. May be taken for a max. of 9 hrs. of credit when topics vary. Philosophical foundations and contemporary issues in production/operations management.
ISDS 7920 Contemporary Issues in Management Information Systems (3 credits)
Prereq.: advanced PhD standing or consent of instructor. May be taken for a max. of 9 hrs. of credit when topics vary. Philosophical foundations and contemporary issues in management information systems.
ISDS 7950 Research Seminar in Information Systems Topics (3 credits)
Required for all PhD students. May be taken for a max. of 6 sem. hrs. of credit when topics vary. Contemporary research and critical issues in information systems.
ISDS 7990 [Not Offered] Project (3-6 credits)
Prereq.: permission of instructor. May be taken for a max. of 6 hrs. of credit. Pass-fail grading.

8000

ISDS 8000 [Not Offered] Thesis Research (1-12 per sem. credits)
�S�/�U� grading.
ISDS 8900 Pre-dissertation Research (1-9 credits)
May be repeated for credit.

9000

ISDS 9000 Dissertation Research (1-12 per sem. credits)
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