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Business information technology and systems ( 6 points, SCA Band 2, 0.125 EFTSL)


Leader: R Simpson

Caulfield T3-58 2005 (Day)

Synopsis: Computer hardware and software, data storage retrieval and processing facilities, directories, Windows 95/98/NT and UNIX operating systems, Modelling,decision analysis,spreadsheet concepts and design, database functions. Structured and non-structured databases, retrieval systems. Management information systems, system development lifecycle, communications, distributed processing. Banking, finance, e-commerce, marketing and accounting applications. Professionalism and social implications of information technology. Developments in technology, including the Internet.

Assessment: Examination (2 hours): 50% + Practical work and laboratory work: 50%

Contact Hours: 3 hours per week

Prohibitions: CSE1200, CSE1201, BUS1010, COT1130, COT1140, COT1720, unavailable to students enrolled in the Bachelor of Information Systems (2358), Bachelor of Network Computing and Graduate and Diploma of Network Computing.