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Spring 2020 Catalog 
Spring 2020 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

BU 231 - Business Systems

Credit Hours: 3

The course is designed to be an introduction to the theory and practice related to the development and operation of information systems in organizations. Emphasis will be placed on the development and management of information systems. Applications, techniques and tools involved in management information systems, such as the processing of data and information via computers will be discussed and/or used.

Course Outcomes
Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • learn the fundamentals of operating a computer;
  • learn the difference between hardware and software;
  • learn how to use the most popular software and how to apply these to business situations;
  • become computer literate by the end of the semester;
  • be prepared to take more advanced business courses;
  • convert business situations/problems to computer models; and
  • be prepared to integrate the computer into other college courses.

Prerequisites: BU 131 or permission of the instructor.
F/S (C, N, S)