Course Description

Course Name

Information Systems I

Session: VCPS3122

Hours & Credits

18 Host University Units

Prerequisites & Language Level

Admission may be restricted for students other than Commerce students depending on course numbers.

Taught In English

  • There is no language prerequisite for courses at this language level.


First year status, semester course/whole year course. INF1002F/S is offered over a single semester for students registered for the BCom and BBusSc degrees, and for students in certain other approved programs. It is offered in both the first and second semesters, with the proviso that the Department of Information Systems prescribes the semester in which the course must be taken.

This course provides an introduction to the theoretical and practical fundamentals of information systems. It investigates information system concepts such as data, input, processing, output, and information technology such as hardware, software and networks. It investigates the use of information technology and communication technology as well as their convergence to support business information systems. The nature and value of information as well as the impact of Internet technology on organisations and society are also considered.

DP requirements: Average of 45% for coursework.

Assessment: Will be communicated in course document ation issued at start of course. Examination requirements
: Sub-minimum of 45% for the final examination.

*Course content subject to change