Business Information Systems (BIS)

BIS 371, BUSINESS DATA MANAGEMENT, 4 Credits

Exploration of business data management technologies including but not limited to relational database modeling, data retrieval, database triggers and stored procedures, NoSQL databases, programmatic database querying.

Prerequisite: BA 272 with C- or better and (BA 370 [C-] or BA 370H [C-])

Equivalent to: BA 371

Available via Ecampus

BIS 372, BUSINESS INFORMATION SYSTEMS DESIGN AND DEVELOPMENT, 4 Credits

Explores how information systems are developed, deployed, and adapted considering architectures, value propositions, infrastructure, and organizational factors. Explores both classic and agile application design and development approaches and tasks, tools and methods of system developers and automation tool users.

Prerequisite: BA 272 with C- or better and (BA 371 [C-] or BIS 371 [C-]) and (BA 370 [C-] or BA 370H [C-])

Equivalent to: BA 372

BIS 471, BUSINESS TELECOMMUNICATIONS AND NETWORKING, 4 Credits

Provide a fundamental understanding of the five-layer Internet model and its effects on the business environment and enterprise-wide computing. Assignments relate to network administration in a virtualized cloud environment.

Prerequisite: BA 270 with C- or better or BA 270H with C- or better

Equivalent to: BA 479

Available via Ecampus

BIS 472, INFORMATION SYSTEMS SECURITY, 4 Credits

Covers security risk mitigation methods and procedures such as access control, identity management, intrusion prevention and detection, network and physical security, etc. These and other topics will be placed in both the operational and strategic context of the business. Addresses several IS governance and IS security frameworks within which the various security concepts, aspects, policies and procedures can be viewed and discussed.

Prerequisite: (BA 370 with C- or better or BA 370H with C- or better) and (BA 479 [C-] or BIS 471 [C-])

Equivalent to: BA 480

BIS 482, INFORMATION SECURITY GOVERNANCE, 4 Credits

As a discipline cybersecurity covers software, hardware, networking, systems, individuals, organizations and applicable policies, laws and standards, among others. Given societies’ dependence on the security of global infrastructure and the increasing complexity of maintaining the security of those systems, there is a growing need for an interdisciplinary approach to study this topic. Introduces well-regarded and well-used IT and IT security governance frameworks which can be used to apply and govern security policies and protocols in organizations, and delves into SOC IT auditing.

Equivalent to: BA 482