MMIS 6391 – Python

Semester: Spring 2021
Course Title: MMIS 6391 – Python
Instructor: Bryan Marshall
Email: bryan.marshall@gcsu.edu
Class Time: W 6:30 – 8:00 pm
Class Room: Online
Premium Support Hours (by appointment only): Off Wednesday 6:30 – 8:00 pm

Office: Online


Course Description

This course gives the student the opportunity to apply a modern software language or program development tool to end-user problems. The student will acquire a working knowledge of an advanced programming language or program development tool.


Course Outcomes
In five years, students will be able to:
1. Connect database concepts when developing a business application
2. Utilize the internet to find new techniques in programming
3. Apply programming to everyday life to solve problems
4. See the value in learning programming and how it can help business
5. Become more confident in their programming skills and what programs can do
6. Work in a team to develop business solutions using Python
7. Understand basic key terms like variables, constants, functions, and loops


Grading (1000 pts)
A 900 – 1000 pts
B 800 – 899 pts
C 700 – 799 pts
D 600 – 699 pts
F Less than 599

Module Quizzes 7 x 60  420 points
Module Assignments 7 x 40  280 points
MyProgrammingLab (MPL) 100 points
Final Project 200 points

All assignments are due the last Tuesday of the Module at 11:30 pm.


Required Textbooks
Starting Out with Python (5th Edition) by Tony Gaddis – 9780135929032 (with MyProgrammingLab)

https://www.pearson.com/store/p/starting-out-with-python/P100002991999