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BUS. 295 Computer Systems in Business

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Minimum Grade for Prerequisites

Unless otherwise indicated, a grade of C or higher is required for all prerequisite courses.

Course Description

Introduction to computers and software application usage in business; principles of computer operations and information system design; role of an IS professional; how hardware and software are used to achieve goals of a business; organizing data and information using spreadsheet, word processing, presentation and database management software; how businesses use telecommunications, the Internet, Intranets, Extranets, electronic commerce and transaction processing systems, information and decision support systems, artificial intelligence, expert systems, virtual reality, and systems analysis; security, privacy, and ethical issues in information systems and the Internet. By presenting the details and the big picture, this course puts the management of information systems into an understandable context. A materials fee as shown in the Schedule of Classes is payable upon registration.

Units: 4
Degree Credit
Letter Grade Only
  • Lecture hours/semester: 64-72
  • Homework hours/semester: 128-144
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
AA/AS Degree Requirements: Area E2c
Transfer Credit: CSU
C-ID: BUS 140