|Course||Course Title||Credit Hours|
|BUS 206||Foundation of Business Information Technology||(3-0) 3 Cr. Hrs.|
This course provides a review of current Business Information Technologies, examines the role and functions of these technologies, and offers an opportunity to explore current and future issues related to technology in business operations. Major areas addressed include security, researching and selecting technologies, training issues and incorporating technology into an overall business plan.
(A requirement that must be completed before taking this course.)
Upon successful completion of the course, the student should be able to:
- Describe information technology in the context of business systems and processes.
- Competently discuss the concepts, terms, trends, issues, and professional roles within Business Information Technology.
- Identify the current and potential roles of information technology within the business, and how they contribute to the competitive position of the organization.
- Describe the processes by which information technology is selected, developed, managed and retired within the business.
- Perform research and preparation of technical information for management and communicate it effectively (as an individual or as part of a team).
- Identify and quantify areas of required professional and personal improvement, as discovered in the context of the course, and create an action plan to address them.
Note: This course may not be offered every semester.
Please check the BUS section of the current course schedule for availability.