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Matt McCarthy

Principal Lecturer
Information Systems

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Office:BA 320B
Mailing Address:
Main Campus
PO BOX 874606
Tempe, AZ 85287-4606

Phone: 480-965-6955
Fax: 480-727-0881
Email: Matthew.McCarthy@asu.edu
Matt McCarthy

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Matthew Joseph McCarthy
Arizona State University | W. P. Carey School of Business | Department of Information Systems
PO Box 874606, Tempe, AZ 85287-4606 | matthew.mccarthy@asu.edu

Academic Preparation

Masters of Science in Management, with Distinction
W. A. Franke College of Business, Northern Arizona University, 2003
Thesis: Internet Educational Delivery Methods and Applications

Bachelor of Science in Business Administration
Arizona State University / University of Phoenix, 1985

Research Awarded | Submitted

National Institutes of Health (NIH)
Principal Investigator; Artificially Intelligent Medical Intake Decision Engine
Awarded September 2003 - 1 R43 AT001265-01A1

National Science Foundation (NSF)
Principal Investigator; Scholarships in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (S-STEM)
Submitted 2007, 2008

Professional Experience

2003 to Present
Senior Lecturer | Arizona State University, W. P. Carey School of Business
Responsible for the instruction and administration of several information systems classes (listed below). I am the sole coordinator for CIS 105, a core computing class in the W. P. Carey School of Business.  I am responsible for the content and delivery of CIS105 which routinely draws upwards of 4,000 students per year.  I am also the Department of Information Systems Chair for the state of Arizona’s Articulation Task Force (ATF) which monitors course content for equivalency credit in the community colleges.  I am the current chair for student organizations for the Department of Information Systems including the Department of Information Systems Club (DISC). I also serve as the faculty representative for the Black Business Student’s Association.

Course Experience (Classes taught at Arizona State University)

CIS105 | Computer Applications and Information Technology
Introduces business information systems concepts employing the following; business application softwares with an emphasis on database and spreadsheet.

CIS220 | CIS235 Programming Concepts for Accountancy Majors
Introduces business computer programming employing programming languages; Visual BASIC, VBA

CIS340 | Unified Modeling Language
Introduces sequence diagramming, object oriented design (OOD), object oriented analysis (OOA), and systems modeling.

CIS360 | Business Database Concepts
Database theory, design, and application, including the entity-relationship model; the relational, hierarchical, and network database models; and query languages.

CIS430 | CIS440 Networks and Distributed Systems / Systems Design and Electronic Commerce
Advanced topics such as communications protocols, distributed systems, and client-server systems; applications based on multiple operating system platforms. Investigates systems design (SDLC) for organizational and electronic commerce systems; use of project management and systems analysis and design tools. 

Publications | Textbooks | Internet

Applied Business Computing Concepts, Series, 2015, Digital Textbooks
Applied Business Computing Concepts, Series, 2014, Digital Textbooks
Applied Business Computing Concepts, Series, 2013, Digital Textbooks
Applied Business Computing Concepts, Series, 2012, Digital Textbooks
Black & White Business Computing 2012, Fourth Edition, 2011, Prentice Hall
Black & White Business Computing 2011, Third Edition, 2010, Prentice Hall
Black & White Business Computing 2010, Second Edition, 2009, Prentice Hall
Black & White Business Computing 2009, First Edition, 2008, Prentice Hall

Applied Business Computing Applications 2013, Fifth Edition, 2012, McGraw-Hill
Black & White Business Applications 2012, Fourth Edition, 2011, Prentice Hall
Black & White Business Applications 2011, Third Edition, 2010, Prentice Hall
Black & White Business Applications 2010, Second Edition, 2009, Prentice Hall
Black & White Business Applications 2009, First Edition, 2008, Prentice Hall
Knowledge@WPCarey.com; (Whither Internet Anarchy? Controlling Adult Content Online, 2004)

KnowIT Information Technology; (Podcast, Core Computing Courses at W. P. Carey, 2010)

Professional Memberships

Faculty Advisor; Department of Information Systems Club (DISC) 2003 - Present
Faculty Advisor; Black Business Student’s Association (BBSA) 2005 - Present
Chair; Department Representative for Arizona’s Articulation Task Force (ATF)
Obama Scholar’s Mentoring Program
Barrett Honor College Mentoring Program (Footnote 18)
Microsoft Imagine Cup Mentoring Program
Board of Directors, Juvenile Diabetes Foundation of Arizona 2000 – 2002

Honors and Awards

W. P. Carey Huizingh Outstanding Undergraduate Teacher Finalist 2015

Amazon.com Bestseller, Applied Business Computing Concepts 2015

W. P. Carey Huizingh Innovation Award 2011
Ernst & Young National Accounting and Information Systems Professor of the Year Finalist 2009
Arizona State University Athletic Department’s Most Influential Professor (Multiple Years)
Department of Information Systems Professor of the Year 2005, 2006 (DISC)
Graduate with Distinction, Northern Arizona University 2003
Phi Kappa Phi National Honor Society 2003
Beta Gamma Sigma Honor Society 2003
Academic Scholarship Award, Northern Arizona University 2002


ASU is a tier 1 research university and W. P. Carey is proud of its strong tradition of teaching and classroom excellence. Our students directly benefit from the research and theories our faculty brings into the classroom. Below is a list of courses being taught during the current semester by this faculty member. Click a course to view it in the ASU course catalog.

CIS 105 - Computer Appls&Info Technology
Introduces business information systems from a business intelligence perspective and the uses of application software with emphasis on database and spreadsheet packages for efficient and effective problem solving.

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