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2021-2022 Johnstown Campus Catalog 
  
 
  Dec 01, 2021
 
2021-2022 Johnstown Campus Catalog
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IS 0400 - INTRO TO INFORMATION SYSTEMS


Minimum Credits: 3
Maximum Credits: 3
This course is designed to introduce students to contemporary information systems and demonstrate how these systems are used throughout global organizations. The focus of this course will be on the key components of information systems people, software, hardware, data, and communication technologies, and how these components can be integrated and managed to create competitive advantage. Through the knowledge of how IS provides a competitive advantage students will gain an understanding of how information is used in organizations and how IS enables improvement in quality, speed, and agility. This course also provides an introduction to systems and development concepts, technology acquisition, and various types of application software that have been prevalent or are emerging in modern organizations and society.
Academic Career: Undergraduate
Course Component: Lecture
Grade Component: LG/SU3 Elective Basis


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