Information Systems Management Concentration | Los Angeles Pacific University

Information Systems Management
 

Concentration Overview


The Information Systems Management concentration prepares students to specialize and advance in a critical functional area of business operations, foreign or domestic. The concentration provides students with the key skills, and competencies required to add value and technological expertise to their chosen profession. This concentration in combination with the B.A. in Management core courses provides students with a comprehensive foundation for business management that firms require in the current global business environment.

Information Systems Management

This 15-unit concentration requires the following coursework:

Coursework

15 Units

ISM

310

Programming and Database Management

3 Units

This course provides learners with basic concepts of computer programming, and programming concepts, and constructs. In addition, the course includes an introduction to the design and use of database systems while familiarizing learners in concepts such as data modeling; file management; database programming and management. Prerequisite: MGT 380 Information Systems Management

ISM

320

Hardware and Database Management

3 Units

This course provides learners with the knowledge and skills necessary for computer configuration, maintenance, repair, and administration. The course covers hardware and software installation, diagnoses troubleshooting, and integrating peripherals. Learners will also explore methodologies for installing system enhancements and upgrades. The course focuses on preparing the learner to take the CompTIA A+ Certification exam. Prerequisite: MGT 380 Information Systems Management

ISM

330

Networking and Security

3 Units

This course is an introduction to basic concepts in the application, design, and implementation of computer and telecommunication networks. It includes an overview of various network topics including network architecture and protocols, network management, routing, security, hardware, and basic programming principles. Learners will analyze common problems in network implementation, maintenance, and repair and management of network systems. Prerequisite: MGT 380 Information Systems Management

ISM

400

Web Development

3 Units

Studies website design, methods, principles, concepts, standards, and programming applications in conjunction with business practices and operations. Learners gain practical web-design, implementation, maintenance, and analysis skills. Learners evaluate websites and develop processes to improve business efficiency and effectiveness. Prerequisite: MGT 380 Information Systems Management

LEAD

400

Organizational Development and Innovation

3 Units

An introduction and analysis of organizational development and change factors. Restructuring organizations, human resource management interventions, diagnostics, interpersonal and group processes, and transformational change are explicated.

Total Units

15 Units

This information is current for this academic year; however, all stated academic information is subject to change. Please refer to the Academic Catalog for more information.

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Potential Careers


Positions as data center consultants/managers, help-desk technicians, project managers, system administrators, hardware technicians, technical sales associates, and technical writers.

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