Course: SOM 485. Decision Support Systems (3)
Prerequisites: SOM 306; IS 312; Upper Division Writing Proficiency Exam (UDWPE) score of 8 or higher. BUS 302/L are prerequisites for Business majors. Concepts, development and application of Decision Support Systems (DSS) and related management support systems (Executive Information Systems and Expert Systems). Design framework and Management Science models for DSS. DSS development process and tools, user interface, evaluation and implementation. Study of recent development in model-based DSS applications with knowledge base enhancement. Class project designing prototype management support systems will be required.