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This collection contains the Affordable Learning Solution for the Southern University System (AL$4SUS) list of peer-reviewed textbooks for Business Information Systems (common course-id BUS 140), one of the top 50 college courses identified for inclusion in  the Southern University Online Library for Education (SUOLforEd).  

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General Course Description - BUS 140

Examination of information systems and their role in business.  Focus on information systems, database management systems, networking, e-commerce, ethics and security, computer systems hardware and software components.  Application of these concepts and methods through hands-on projects developing computer-based solutions to business problems.

Minimum units: 3.0

Any rationale or comment: None


Prerequisites: None

Corequisites: None

Advisories/Recommendations: None

Pedagogical Approach


Learning Outcomes

At the conclusion of this course, the student should be able to:

  • Describe existing and emerging technologies and their impact on organizations and society.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the development and use of information systems in business.
  • Solve common business problems using appropriate Information Technology applications and systems.


Evaluation will include hands-on projects and a combination of examinations, presentations, discussions, or problem-solving assignments.

Other Information


Course Resources

  • Business Information Systems
    Business Information Systems (Open (Access) Textbook)
    This is a free, online textbook offered by Book Boon. This textbook provides an overview of business information systems... More
  • Information Systems
    Information Systems (Open (Access) Textbook)
    Explains how to exploit Information Systems in a technology-rich environment. Emphasizes why, no matter what their... More
  • Information Systems for Business and Beyond
    This book is written as an introductory text, meant for those with little or no experience with computers or information... More