Dr. Bryan Reagan's Course Page: Fall 2017

COM 140: Basic Computer Skills – Section CA03

Description:

An introduction to computer applications including basic computer concepts and terminology. Students gain hands-on experience in using the operating system and word processing, spreadsheet, presentation management, and database management software. All students are required to take this course if they cannot demonstrate proficiency by passing the Computer Skills Exam or by having taken a suitable substitute at another regionally accredited higher education institution.

Textbook:

Carey, Patrick , Carol DesJardins, Dan Oja, June Jamrich Parsons, Katherine T. Pinard, Robin M. Romer, Lisa Ruffolo, Ann Shaffer, Mark Shellman, & Sasha Vodnik, New Perspectives on Microsoft Office 365 & Office 2016 Introductory. Cengage Learning; Cambridge, MA; 2016.
ISBN13: 978-1-305-87917-1

Materials:


Students will be required to bring a USB storage device to class, including the first day of class.
Students will require access to a computer with Microsoft Office 2016 in order to complete their homework assignments.

Meeting:

TR 2:00 PM – 3:20 PM;
22 Aug 2017 – 8 Dec 2017;
School of Business Room 208;
Final Exam Tuesday 5 Dec 2017 at 1:10 PM – 3:10 PM.

GBA 327: Business Information Systems and Analytics – Section CA01

Description:

This course is an introduction to management information systems and business analytics, and their strategic role in supporting and transforming modern organizations and management activities. Topics include: role of information systems in business; fundamentals of information technology - hardware, software, communication and computer networks, databases and enterprise systems; ethical issues in the information age, as well as issues of globalization, social impact, privacy, and security. The course also covers fundamentals of business analytics and the application of business intelligence techniques to analyze data to drive informed business decisions.

Textbook:


Bidgoli, Hossein. MIS: Management Information Systems. 7th Ed. Cengage Learning; Cambridge, MA; 2017.
ISBN-13: 978-1-305-66756-3

Materials:

Students will be required to bring a USB storage device to class, including the first day of class.
Students will require access to a computer with Microsoft Office 2003 or later and some additional Excel add-ins in order to complete their homework assignments.

Meeting:

MWF 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM;
22 Aug 2017 – 8 Dec 2017;
School of Business Room 308;
Final Exam Friday 8 Dec 2017 at 8:00 AM – 10:00 AM.

GBA 327: Business Information Systems and Analytics – Section CA02

Description:

This course is an introduction to management information systems and business analytics, and their strategic role in supporting and transforming modern organizations and management activities. Topics include: role of information systems in business; fundamentals of information technology - hardware, software, communication and computer networks, databases and enterprise systems; ethical issues in the information age, as well as issues of globalization, social impact, privacy, and security. The course also covers fundamentals of business analytics and the application of business intelligence techniques to analyze data to drive informed business decisions.

Textbook:


Bidgoli, Hossein. MIS: Management Information Systems. 7th Ed. Cengage Learning; Cambridge, MA; 2017.
ISBN-13: 978-1-305-66756-3

Materials:

Students will be required to bring a USB storage device to class, including the first day of class.
Students will require access to a computer with Microsoft Office 2003 or later and some additional Excel add-ins in order to complete their homework assignments.

Meeting:

MWF 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM;
22 Aug 2017 – 8 Dec 2017;
School of Business Room 208;
Final Exam Friday 8 Dec 2017 at 1:10 PM – 03:10 PM.

GBA 327: Business Information Systems and Analytics – Section CA04

Description:

This course is an introduction to management information systems and business analytics, and their strategic role in supporting and transforming modern organizations and management activities. Topics include: role of information systems in business; fundamentals of information technology - hardware, software, communication and computer networks, databases and enterprise systems; ethical issues in the information age, as well as issues of globalization, social impact, privacy, and security. The course also covers fundamentals of business analytics and the application of business intelligence techniques to analyze data to drive informed business decisions.

Textbook:


Bidgoli, Hossein. MIS: Management Information Systems. 7th Ed. Cengage Learning; Cambridge, MA; 2017.
ISBN-13: 978-1-305-66756-3

Materials:

Students will be required to bring a USB storage device to class, including the first day of class.
Students will require access to a computer with Microsoft Office 2003 or later and some additional Excel add-ins in order to complete their homework assignments.

Meeting:

MWF 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM;
22 Aug 2017 – 8 Dec 2017;
School of Business Room 208;
Final Exam Friday 8 Dec 2017 at 10:10 AM – 12:10 PM.

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