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Information Systems

IS 199 Information Systems Topics (1-6)
Course content will vary. Topics are selected relative to new subject areas in Information Systems appropriate to freshmen level.

 

IS 270 Applied Operating Systems (3)
Students will develop an understanding of how operating systems work and develop the necessary skills to interact with current operating systems. Includes laboratory assignments. Prerequisite: CS 162

 

IS 299 Information Systems Topics (1-6)
Course content will vary. Topics are selected relative to new subject areas in Information Systems appropriate to sophomore level.

 

IS 320 Data Structures (3)
Develops the ability to work with the classical abstract data structures. Students will work with the time complexity when applied to sorting and searching various data structures. Students will work with algorithms that apply to graphs. Prerequisite: CS 162

 

IS 399 Information Systems Topics (1-6)
Course content will vary. Topics are selected relative to new subject areas in Information Systems appropriate to junior level.

 

IS 406 Special Topics (1-4)
Course is to be offered on an individual student basis. It is designed to support students in investigating the application of programming methods to problems related to their declared major.

 

IS 407 Seminar (1-4)
Terms and hours to be arranged.

 

IS 409 Practicum (1-9)
Offers practical experience working in a computer science department for area businesses or industries.

 

IS 421 Database Administration (3)
Fundamentals of database administration, including installation, configuration, physical storage allocation and management, security, auditing, backup and recovery, and troubleshooting. Upon successful completion of course, students will know how to install and configure SQL servers; create and manage user logins and privileges; establish backup and recovery procedures; manage devices, databases and other disk storage; establish auditing procedures; and solve problems which arise during SQL server operations. Prerequisite: CS 420

 

IS 425 Introduction to Project Management (3)
The origins of project management and its importance to improving the success of IT projects. Basic topics including scope, cost and time management will be covered. Students will work in groups to plan large scale project management. Students will also learn about software tools that aid in project management. Prerequisite: CS 350, CS 420

 

IS 430 IT Project Implementation (3)
Continuation of IS 425. Student groups implement a planned information technology project. Students will develop more detailed project plans. More advanced topics in project management such as risk and quality management will also be covered. Prerequisite: IS 425

 

IS 431 Web-Based Application Development (3)
An introduction to the implementation of common business applications for electronic commerce using Internet related technologies. The basics of Hyper-Text Markup Language (HTML), Common Gateway Interfaces (CGI), Java and other current technologies will be covered in the context of electronic commerce applications on the Internet. Prerequisites: CS 350, CS 420 and IS 425

 

IS 452 Internet (3)
Course focuses on networking hardware, soft- ware, and protocols related to the Internet beyond a LAN. Topics may include routing protocols, HTTP, network security and Web server configuration and operation. Prerequisite: CS 350

 

IS 483 Systems Administration (3)
Students will gain knowledge so they can be well prepared as server administrators. Prerequisite: CS 350

 

 

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