1503 INTRODUCTION TO DATA AND PROGRAMMING STRUCTURES (3 hours)
A study of specific data structures (including arrays, records, stacks, queues, and trees) incorporated into ADTs used in creating IS applications, so students will gain an understanding of defining and measuring events that produce both simple and complex data, and principles, concepts and practices of successful, structured software development.
2300 PRODUCTIVITY WITH IS TECHNOLOGY (3 hours)
A practical study of effective and efficient use of packaged software with emphasis on productivity concepts and how to achieve them through functions and features in computer software.
2505 APPLICATION PROGRAM DEVELOPMENT (3 hours)
A study of the physical design, programming, testing and implementation of business information system applications using structured and object-oriented design principles. Prerequisite: IS 1503.
2512 Hardware and Systems Software (3 hours)
Acomparison of various sources and uses of information and their A study of hardware/software technology, including tradeoffs in computer architecture for effective use in a business environment, installation and configuration of system architecture for single, central and networked computing systems, as well as single and multiuser operating systems.
2528 ADVANCED APPLICATIONS PROGRAM DEVELOPMENT
A study of advanced principles of structured and object-oriented programming designed to build an interactive and user-friendly business information system, with a focus on advanced use of a programming language for project development and implementation. Prerequisite: IS 2505.
2550 OBJECT-ORIENTED DESIGN AND PROGRAMMING (4 hours)
Astudy of object-oriented application development, covering object-oriented analysis, design, and programming using a specific object-oriented language.
3502 INFORMATION SYSTEMS PLANNING (3 hours)
Development of a systematic plan for determining a company’s computerized needs; the planning cycle, available hardware and software, acquisition considerations, and the selection and implementation of the system. Prerequisite: IS 2501.
3510 DATA BASE DEVELOPMENT (3 hours)
A study of information systems design and implementation within a database management system environment. Prerequisite: IS 2501.
3512 NETWORKING AND TELECOMMUNICATIONS (3 hours)
Fundamental principles of local-area and wide-area networking, including such topics as network analysis, design, implementation, and management. Prerequisites: IS 2501.
3514 ELECTRONIC COMMERCE (3 hours)
A study of electronic data interchange and internet technologies for electronic commerce applications. Prerequisites: IS 2501.
4101 INFORMATION SYSTEMS SEMINAR (1-3 hours)
Reading, discussion, and projects on a topic in Information Systems selected by the department. Prerequisite: Junior or Senior Standing.
4201 PRACTICUM IN INFORMATION SYSTEMS (1-6 hours)
An application of theory and methods of specific areas of information systems in a supervised field experience. Prerequisite: permission of Instructor.
4301 INDEPENDENT STUDY IN INFORMATION SYSTEMS
Self-directed study following a contractual plan initiated by the student and accepted by the instructor. Prerequisite: permission of Department Chair.