Computer Information Systems (2440)

Computer Information Systems (2440)

105 INTRO: COMPTR & APPL SOFTWARE 3 credits
Overview of basic computer concepts, electronic mail and Internet terminologies. Introductory-level instruction and hands-on experience in word processing, spreadsheet, and presentation software.
121 INTROD OF LOGIC/PROGRAMMING 3 credits
Prerequisites: 105 or pass placement test. An introduction to business problem solving using computer-based solutions. Topics include structured design, documentation and modularity. Includes a component of hands-on programming.
125 SPREADSHEET SOFTWARE 2 credits
Prerequisites: 105 or pass placement test. Emphasizes mastery of spreadsheet applications using Excel.
140 INTERNET TOOLS 3 credits
Prerequisite: 105 or placement exam. Students will learn to create web pages using HTML and enhance their documents by including hyperlinks, tables, forms, frames and images in their HTML code.
141 WEB SITE ADMINISTRATION 3 credits
Prerequisites: 105 or pass placement test. Provides step-by-step Web site administration guides such as selecting software and hardware, dealing with ISPs, domain name registration, structuring and updating content, analyzing security and legal issues, and implementing marketing strategies.
145 INTRODUCTION TO UNIX/LINUX 3 credits
Prerequisite: 105 or pass placement exam (CISBR). This course explores the vital functions that an operating system performs. A multi-user operating system is studied from a functional and hands-on approach.
160 JAVA PROGRAMMING 3 credits
Prerequisite: 121. Course introduces the JAVA programming language. Programming techniques are demonstrated through the coding, testing and debugging of JAVA applications and applets.
170 VISUAL BASIC 3 credits
Prerequisites: 121. Course includes hands-on experience with Visual BASIC, design of Graphical User Interface (GUI) applications, event-driven programming, linking of windows, and accessing relational databases.
175 MICROCOMPUTER APPLIC SUPPORT 3 credits
Prerequisite: 105 or pass placement test. This course is a continuation of Software Fundamentals. In-depth use of word processing and spreadsheet software packages.
180 DATABASE CONCEPTS 3 credits
Prerequisites: 121 and 145. Overview of models and functions of Database Management Systems. Data definition and data manipulation in the relational model using SQL. Introduction to database design.
201 NETWORKING BASICS 3 credits
Prerequisites: 105 or placement exam. The introductory course in networking. It includes study of the common network protocols, structures, and models. Basic router and switch configurations are introduced.
202 ROUTER & ROUTING BASICS 3 credits
Prerequisite: 201. The second course to networking. It covers basic router configuration as well as routed and routing protocols.
203 SWITCHING BASICS AND WIRELESS 3 credits
Prerequisite: 201. The third of four courses leading to the CCNA certification. The course covers switching basics and basic wireless networking.
204 WAN TECHNOLOGIES 3 credits
Prerequisite: 202,203. The fourth of four courses leading to the CCNA certification. Topics covered include IP services and Wide Area Network theory and design.
210 CLIENT/SERVER PROGRAMMING 3 credits
Prerequisite: 180. Introduces student to client/server programming. Includes hands-on experience using a Rapid Application Development (RAD) tool to show integration of database and program development.
211 INTERACTIVE WEB PROGRAMMING 3 credits
Prerequisites: 121, 140. Provides students with instruction on interactive Web programming using HTML, Common Gateway Interface (CGI) using Perl and JavaScript. Programming languages may change based on current industry practice.
212 MULTIMED&INTERACT WEB ELEMENTS 3 credits
Prerequisite: 140. Reviews and demonstrates web tools and techniques like RealAudio, Shockwave, QuickTime, video conferencing and other dynamic graphical elements to enhance Web-based communication. Multimedia software may change to reflect current technology.
234 BUSINESS PROGRAMMING 3 credits
Prerequisite: 180. Course emphasizes programming and documentation skills to solve business problems, Topics include business application programming, file handling, and advanced data manipulation.
240 COMPUTER INFO SYSTEMS INTRNSHP 3 credits
Prerequisites: 2440:202 or 2600:242, and 2440:247. Gives student experience in networking or computer maintenance in the workplace. Student with instructor to discuss and examine experiences.
241 SYSTEMS ANALYSIS & DESIGN 3 credits
Prerequisite: 170 and 180. Covers all phases of business systems analysis, design, development, and implementation. Such principles as system flowcharting and file and document design emphasized.
245 INTRO TO DATABASES FOR MICROS 3 credits
Prerequisites: 105 or pass placement test. Explains fundamental data base concepts and provides hands-on experience using database software.
247 HARDWARE SUPPORT 3 credits
Prerequisites: Admission to program or permission of program director. This course introduces the student to the basic skills required to troubleshoot, maintain and repair computers.
248 SERVER HARDWARE SUPPORT 3 credits
Prerequisite: 247. This course introduces the student to server hardware and expands student knowledge of client hardware.
251 CIS PROJECTS 3 credits
Prerequisite: 241 or permission. Using a simulated work environment, project teams are set up and required to analyze an unstructured problem, prepare alternative designs and implement a solution.
256 C++ PROGRAMMING 3 credits
Prerequisite: 121. This course explores object-oriented programming through C++ program development.
258 INFO CONTINUITY & RECOVERY 3 credits
Prerequisites: 201, 247. This course focuses on issues in keeping organizational information secure and available. It also covers contingency planning for disasters and security breaches.
259 COMPUTER AND NETWORK SECURITY 3 credits
Prerequisites: 202, 247. This course focuses on computer and network security issues related to conducting business over the Internet. A common framework of information security terms and principles is used, and students learn to implement these principles in a business environment.
267 MICRO DATABASE APPLICATIONS 3 credits
Prerequisite: 170 and 180. Students receive hands-on experience using a database applications package. Topics include database creation, organization, updates, queries and generation of reports.
268 NETWORK CONCEPTS 3 credits
Prerequisite: 105 or pass placement exam (CISBR). This course introduces network concepts and the terminology of network computing. Data communications, network components, the OSI reference model and communication protocols are explored.
281 MICROSOFT NETWORKING I 3 credits
Prerequisite: 2440: 105. Provides the knowledge and skills necessary to manage and maintain Windows in the enterprise. This course also helps prepare the student to pass the MCTS exam.
282 MICROSOFT NETWORKING II 3 credits
Prerequisite: 2400: 281. Provides the knowledge and skills necessary to manage and maintain computers with the Windows Server 2008 Network Operating System. This course will also help prepare you to pass the MCTS Exam.
283 MICROSOFT NETWORKING III 3 credits
Prerequisite: 2440: 282. Provides the knowledge and skills necessary to manage and maintain an active directory service hosted by the Server 2008 Network Operating System. This course also helps prepare the student to pass the MCTS Exam.
284 MICROSOFT NETWORKING IV 3 credits
Prerequisites: 2440: 283 or passing score on the 70-640 Microsoft Certification Exam. This course will provide you with the knowledge and skill necessary to install, configure, manage and maintain the server services provided with Server 2008.
290 ST: COMPUTER INFO SYSTEMS 1-5 credits
Prerequisite: permission. Selected topics or subject areas of interest in computer information systems.
301 ADVANCED ROUTING 4 credits
Prerequisites: Must have a current CCNA certification and be able to program a router to the CCNA standards. Requires permission. OR Must have successfully completed all four Cisco Networking Academy CCNA courses from an accredited academy - 2440:201, 202, 203, 204 and compliance with repeat policy, or permission. This course focuses on advanced routing protocols and features and complies with the content of the Cisco Academy Cisco Certified Network Profession (CCNP) Advanced Routing course.
302 REMOTE ACCESS 4 credits
Prerequisites: Must have a current CCNA certification and be able to program a router to the CCNA standards. Requires permission. Or 2440:201, 202, 203, 204. This course focuses on remote access protocols, features, and configuration and complies with the content of the Cisco Academy Cisco Certified Network Profession (CCNP) Remote Access course.
306 ETHICS & LAW IN IT 3 credits
Prerequisite: Junior/Senior standing. This course is designed to introduce the student to the central issues concerning intellectual property, privacy, and copyright law as it pertains to the development and distribution of software systems.
310 WIRELESS NETWORKING 3 credits
Prerequisite: 204 and compliance with repeat policy, or permission. . This course provides students with various wireless networking technologies.
311 CLIENT/SERVER PROGRAMMING II 3 credits
Prerequisite: 2440:210. Discusses tools for client-server programming, distributed computing, socket programming, and security implementation.
321 SERVER-SIDE SCRIPTING 3 credits
Prerequisites: 2440: 121 & 140. This course provides students with instruction on using server-side scripting languages to develop interactive client/server web-based applications.
338 UNIX/LINUX SYSTEM ADMIN 3 credits
Prerequisites: 145 and compliance with the repeat policy, or permission. This course provides students with the necessary knowledge and skills to perform basic system administration tasks on a network operating system.
360 JAVA PROGRAMMING II 3 credits
Prerequisite: 2440:160. This course covers advanced object-oriented programming concepts, GUI programming, web application programming, network and security programming, JavaBeans and explores aggregations.
365 E-BUSINESS APP DEVELOPMENT 3 credits
Prerequisites: 2440 211 & 321. This course covers web programming techniques to develop Web-based e-business solution and covers e-business models and business issues.
370 VISUAL BASIC PROGRAMMING II 3 credits
Prerequisite: 2440: 370. This course explores object-oriented programming through Visual Basic program development at a more advanced level, with more attention to business applications.
388 UNIX/LINUX NETWORKING ADMIN 3 credits
Prerequisite: 338. This course provides students with the necessary knowledge and skills to perform advanced system administration tasks on a network operating system.
401 MULTILAYER SWITCHING 4 credits
Prerequisites: Must have a current CCNA certification and be able to program a router to the CCNA standards. Requires permission. OR Must have successfully completed all four Cisco Networking Academy CCNA courses from an accredited academy (2440:201, 202, 203, 204) and compliance with the repeat policy, or permission. This course focuses on switching protocols and features. This course complies with the content of the Cisco Academy Cisco Certified Network Profession (CCNP) Switching course.
402 TROUBLESHTG CMPLX IP-BAS NETWK 4 credits
Prerequisites: 2440:301 and 401and compliance with the repeat policy, or permission.. This course focuses on maintaining and troubleshooting complex IP-based networks. It complies with the content of the Cisco Academy Cisco Certified Network Profession (CCNP) Troubleshooting course.
410 NETWORK AUTHENTIC & SECURITY 3 credits
Prerequisite: 204 WAN Technologies and compliance with the repeat policy, or permission.. This course focuses on network security issues related to conducting business over the Internet, including authentication, authorization, and firewalls. Security issues have evolved from server-centric security to network-level security. This course will allow students to discover the extent of the concerns and current solutions.
420 VOICE, DATA, AND VIDEO 3 credits
Prerequisite: 204 and compliance with the repeat policy, or permission. This course focuses on network issues related to the integration of voice, data, and video over the same network media and equipment.
430 NETWORK MONITORING & MGMT 3 credits
Prerequisite: 204 and compliance with the repeat policy, or permission. This course provides students the basic theory and practical application of network monitoring and management skills.
451 SENIOR PROGRAMMING PROJECTS 3 credits
Prerequisite: Senior Standing. This course is the capstone course where senior students will apply learned material by simulating a realistic work environment.
452 CIS PRACTICUM 3 credits
Prerequisite: Permission. Provides students with experience in computer information systems operation and maintenance in the workplace. Practicum must be relevant to the specialization area.
456 C++ PROGRAMMING II 3 credits
Prerequisite: 256. This course explores object-oriented programming through C++ program development at a more advanced level. Also considers Visual programming and connection to databases.
465 DATA COMM & NETWORKING 3 credits
Prerequisite: Junior/Senior Standing. Introduces students to business data communication and networking concepts. The OSI model, various network configuration and popular industry communication protocols are explored at an advanced level.
470 DATABASE MANAGEMENT II 3 credits
Prerequisite: 2440: 180. Covers advanced database design, definition, manipulation, and administration tasks with emphasis placed on the relational model, the object-oriented model, and client/server systems.
480 CT: COMPUTER INFO SYSTEMS 3 credits
Prerequisite: permission. Seminar in topics of current interest in information technology or special individual topics in information technology.
490 CIS SENIOR PROJECTS 3 credits
Prerequisites: 2440:338; and at least two of: 2440:301, 401, 310, or 402 and compliance with the repeat policy, or permission. This course is used to research, document and implement current and advanced IT topics beyond the scope of what was learned in the prior CIS courses.

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