Albers course information comes from Seattle University's 2013-2014 Undergraduate Catalog. All undergraduate courses are 5 credits, unless otherwise noted. Syllabi information is for reference only. Information may not be current.
IS 315 Introduction to Information Systems
Gives the undergraduate business major an initial exposure to, and understanding of, the many complexities of managing technology in todays en-enable organizations. Topics covered include the foundations of information architectures in large organizations, wireless technologies, global information systems, software outsourcing, virtual teams, information security, legal, political, and ethical issues, models of e-business, supply chain management, e-payment systems, and emerging trends in E-commerce technologies.
Syllabus: IS 315 Ben Kim - Winter 2014
Syllabus: IS 315 Madhu Rao - Winter 2014
Syllabus: IS 315 Owen Walton - Winter 2014
Syllabus: IS 315 James Lee - Fall 2013
IS 320 Fundamentals of Programming in Business
Introduces fundamental concepts of programming in business, including data types, expressions, control structures, functions, I/O, error handling, debugging, graphical user interface and event-driven programming. A programming language is chosen based on its relevance and acceptance in the business community.
Syllabus: IS 320 James Lee - Spring 2013
IS 462 Internet Marketing
Concepts, tools, and strategies for understanding and exploiting opportunities associated with electronic commerce with focus on the strategic aspects of marketing using the Internet. The Internet alters the way business is conducted on a local and global basis. It changes the way organizations conduct business, provide customer service, interact with internal and external stakeholders, advertise, develop products, build brands, generate new prospects, monitor the marketplace, and distribute products and services. Prerequisite: MKTG 350 or instructor permission.
Syllabus: IS 462 James Lee - Winter 2013
IS 464 Object-Oriented Modeling in Business
Introduces an object-oriented way of modeling businesses for the purpose of building information systems. Object-orientation will be explained at each stage of information system development, i.e., planning, analysis, design, and implementation. Students will be required to build applications using an object-oriented programming tool. (Prerequisites: advanced standing in the Albers School or instructor permission).
Syllabus: IS 464 James Lee - Fall 2013
IS 466 Database Systems in Business
Introduces the fundamental concepts and implements of database systems. Class time will be spent on the relational model as well as the entity-relationship model. Students will become proficient in designing and programming database systems. Use of relational database management system and a computer aided software engineering tool for instruction and assignments. (Prerequisite: advanced standing in the Albers School or instructor permission).
Syllabus: IS 466 Ben Kim - Fall 2012
IS 469 Fundamentals of Business Web Technologies
This course introduces fundamental concepts in business data communications. Understanding the technical aspects of corporate computer networks as well as the Internet is critical in identifying and developing new business opportunities for e-commerce. Topics include local area networks (LANs), wide area networks (WANs) and the Internet. Additionally, the course will examine communication protocols and the design of business applications for the Internet. Prerequisite: IS 315, advanced standing in Albers School or instructor permission. IS 315 may be taken concurrently with one other IS major course.
Syllabus: IS 469 James Lee - Winter 2014
IS 491 Special Topics Courses
See administrative office for prerequisites and course descriptions.
IS 494 International Study Tour: Information Systems Management
This course focuses on the management of technology in a given region of the world, and involves visiting a country in question to gain a better understanding of the issues facing managers in that environment. Location of tour can vary. Check with the department for details.
IS 495 Internships
(0 - 5 credits)
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IS 396, 496 Independent Study
Supervised individual exploration. Open to senior business majors with the approval of the student's adviser. Mandatory CR/F and will not satisfy a major requirement. (1 - 5 credits)
IS 497 Directed Reading
(1 - 5 credits)
IS 498 Directed Research
Supervised individual work. Open to senior business majors with the approval of the student's adviser. Mandatory CR/F and will not satisfy a major requirement. (1 - 5 credits)