USA Year 2 - Subject Units

American Degree Program Subject Units

JIC's American Degree Program follows Western Michigan University syllabi, course codes and standards.
Therefore, JIC courses are well recognized and accepted by many US Universities.

Sophomore Year Subject Units

CIS2700 Business-Driven Information Technology

Course description

This course provides an introduction to information-communication literacy, system literacy, and business information technologies.  It emphasizes the relationship between Information Technology (IT) and business processes and the importance of aligning business information systems with business strategy.  By interacting with integrated enterprise system(s), this course helps students understand the modern IT-driven business value chain and business process integration (BPI). The role of IT in organizational change and business transformation, IT history, and IT cultural issues are discussed. Team/individual class projects are used throughout the course.  

Course Outcomes

After successfully completing this course, the student should be able to:

1. Explain and demonstrate information and communication technologies in
    business and its various functions and cross-functions.
2. Understand Information Systems (IS) driven business decision making.
3. Understand the role of IT in a modern business organization.
4. Recognize how an integrated enterprise system improves business process
5. Recognize IT-related cultural values and concerns in the modern business

Prerequisites: (CIS1020 or CIS1100 or CS1050 or CS1000 or FCS2250 or MUS3860 or HPER1490 or SOC1820) and (BCM1420 or ENGL1050 or IME1020)


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Within semester assessment




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