Service-oriented architectures and computing have emerged as the core of the next generation of information systems. This course focuses on analysis and design of information systems with a service-oriented perspective. The following topics will be covered: introduction to service oriented architecture, overview of system sourcing strategies, specification of service level agreements, software development approaches, process-driven system integration, and introduction to Unified Modeling Language. Students worked on the SPLICE linguistic tool.
MIS 541: Analysis and Design of Service-Oriented Systems
MIS 373: Operations Management
Operations management is concerned with the creation of goods and/services. Topics include business processes, MRP, forecasting, facility planning and layout, inventory management, quality control and just-in-time manufacturing. Logistics of border operations were analyzed.
SIE 498: Senior Capstone
Teams of students will use material taught in the SIE curriculum to address a customer's needs and help a real-world client design or improve a system. Students will use a system design process, discover system requirements, identify project and technical risks, and develop a project plan and schedule. Students will communicate orally and in writing. A series of design reviews will monitor project goals, schedule, risk and progress.
MIS 341: Information Systems Analysis and Design
The analysis and logical design of business processes and management information systems focusing on the systems development life cycle; project management and cost-benefit analysis; techniques for gathering and analyzing information systems requirements; use of automated and non-automated techniques for logical system design. Students worked on BORDERS projects as capstone.
MIS 304: Using and Managing Information Systems
Students will learn ways that organizations improve their business practices through the use of computer technology. Course emphasizes systems technologies, enterprise integration, business applications, and critical analysis of organizational change through information systems. Students built a human-computer interaction screening module.
MIS 111: Computers and the Internetworked Society
Broad survey of the individual, organizational, cultural, social and ethical issues provoked by current and projected uses of networked computers on the Internet. Students participate in BORDERS experiments.
National Center of Academic Excellence in Information Assurance Education
The National Information Assurance Education and Training Program under the authority of the U.S. National Security Agency, has designated The University of Arizona a National Center of Academic Excellence in Information Assurance Education. The UA's top-ranked MIS Department at the Eller College of Management applied for the designation in 2008. This Center will collaborate with BORDERS on developing on-line cybersecurity courses. To date, 552 students have successfully taken the security courses.