Undergraduate Catalog 2015-2016


CBIS 4120 Bus Intelligence & Analytics

This course introduces the concepts, practices, technologies and systems of business intelligence and analytics. Business analytics supports enterprise level data management, analysis, reporting, decision making and leads to prodictive analytics. This course focuses on helping students understand how best to leverage business intelligence and analytics to become more effective decision makers, making smarter decisions and generating better results for their organizations. Students have an opportunity to apply the concepts, principles, and methods associated with many areas of analytics (text, descriptive, predictive, and prescriptive) to real problems in an application domain. Prerequisite: CBIS 3120.


CBIS 4140 Enterprise Perf Mgmt Systems

This course introduces the implementation and design practices for enterprise performance management (EPM) systems with a focus on dashboards, balanced scorecard, and value-based management. EPM is a management field of Business Performance Management which considers the visibility of operations in a closed-loop model across all facets of the enterprise. Based on the mission and vision of an organization, different strategic needs may drive how EPM domains are leveraged and promoted within an organization. Students will explore the four disciplines that define and cover an EPM process model: strategy formulation, business planning and forecasting, filnancial management and supply claim effectiveness. Prerequisite: CBIS 4120.


CBIS 4210 Business Application Dev

Prerequisite: CBIS 2220. This course presents object oriented and procedural software engineering methodologies. Students gain knowledge and experience in building business applications and system analysis design.


CBIS 4212 Business Analysis

Prerequisites: CBIS 3212, CBIS 3214, CBIS 3219. This course deals with business analysis and systems design with traditional and object oriented methods and techniques. This course includes process modeling for requirements analysis for business process design and redesign, business systems analysis, and design through systems development life cycle phases.


CBIS 4214 Web Application Integration

Prerequisite: CBIS 3210, CBIS 3214 and CBIS 4210. This course is a capstone course which helps the student integrate all concepts taught in the CBIS curriculum. The students will learn about, and employ, web based scripting languages to manage the creation and deployment of a web-based application. Content of the course is project based and stresses knowledge gained in the prerequisite classes.


CBIS 4215 Electronic Commerce

Junior Standing. Examination of electronic commerce in a global market. Course includes strategies for electronic commerce, Web-based electronic commerce opportunities, Web site design and evaluation, and technology and supporting applications.


CBIS 4225 System Administration

Prerequisite: CBIS 3213. This is an advanced course in design, construction, and administration of information networks. The students gain experience in network tools including management, troubleshooting, and optimization. Students also gain hands-on experience in the set-up and administration of network servers. Internet and intranet concepts are explored. This course is non-repeatable.


CBIS 4505 Special Topics

Junior Standing. This course meets special needs of the students and/or the community. Approval of the department chairperson is required prior to registration.


CBIS 4605 Internship

Junior Standing. Individually designed and planned learning experience involving field experience and study in the private or public sector. Approval of the department chairperson is required prior to registration.

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CBIS 4805 Independent Study

Junior Standing. Investigation of a topic of special interest, with reports given to the instructor. Approval of the department chairperson is required prior to registration.

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