|Course ID:||MIST 5990. 1-6 hours. Repeatable for maximum 9 hours credit. |
|Course Title:||Directed Study|
|Directed study in management information systems topics, giving particular attention to specialized problems in an area related to a student's academic interests.|
|Oasis Title:||DIRECTED STUDY|
|Nontraditional Format:||Directed study.|
|Prerequisite:||Permission of department|
|Offered every year. |
|Grading System:||A-F (Traditional)|
The purpose of this course is for students to expand their
knowledge of how information systems and technologies are
applied in modern organizations and society.
Specifically, the objectives for students in this course are:
1. To enhance critical thinking skills through problem solving
and independent research.
2. To gain greater understanding of the nature and impact of
information systems and related technologies upon organizations.
3. To develop a greater appreciation of the importance of
information as societal and organizational resources and to
develop an appreciation for the issues surrounding the
management of data/information.
4. To become more familiar with current trends in IS/IT,
especially e-business/e-commerce and to understand the
implications of these trends on people and organizations.
Topics will vary and will be developed through interaction
between the student and the sponsoring faculty member.