Business Information Systems

Course Description

This is an introductory course to business information systems, systems design and development life cycle, data communications, data management, office automation, computer hardware and software concepts. The use of common software packages for business applications including word processing, spreadsheets, database, and internet web tools will be covered.

Class Details

CRN Course Section Days Times Instructor Loc
47551 CIS 3 66Z ······· TBA-TBA Joseph Lam ONLINE
······· TBA-TBA

Class Materials: View textbook and/or other materials for this course available at the Bookstore.
Class Dates: This class runs from 2021-05-17 to 2021-06-25.

Footnote Information

CIS-003.-66Z: This is a six week, accelerated, late start class that begins 5/17. This is an online lecture, laboratory class that does not have scheduled meetings. Students can log in anytime to do the required weekly course work. Students must have access to a computer, the internet and an individual email address. We recommend a laptop or desktop computer to successfully complete the course; a tablet or phone may not be adequate for all assignments and tests. Most De Anza classes will use the Canvas course management system. Information about Canvas and Online Education Orientation can be found in Canvas on the Student Resources page: The Student Online Resources hub with extensive information and tips can be found at .

Course Details

4.5 Units
Four hours lecture, one and one-half hours laboratory (66 hours total per quarter).
Gen Ed
Non-GE Class
Program Status
Program Applicable
Credit - Degree Applicable
Grading Method
Letter Grading


EWRT 211 and READ 211, or ESL 272 and 273.
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