MANAGEMENT INFORMATION SYSTEM
IST 50/IST 1750 - Introduction to Management Information Systems
This course familiarizes the students with the fundamental concepts and principles of management information systems. Topics covered include the strategic role of IT, decision support systems, database and datawarehouse, enterprise applications, mobile applications, and social and ethical issues related to information systems. Prerequisite: GFP – IT
CS 53/CS 1570 - Introduction to Programming
Programming design and development using C++. Emphasis placed on problem solving methods using good programming practices and algorithm design and development. Topics included are syntax/ semantics, logical, relational and arithmetic operators, decision branching, loops, functions, file I/O, arrays, output formatting, C-strings, and an introduction to Object-Oriented Programming including the development and use of classes. Prerequisite: GFP (IT & Maths)
IST 51/IST 1551 - Implementing Information Systems – User Perspective
Introduction to object-oriented programming in the context of developing and implementing the various components of an information system with particular attention given to system interface such as window and web forms. Class will include numerous projects covering foundational programming.
Prerequisite: IST50/ IST1750
CS 158/CS 1200 - Discrete Mathematics for Computer Science
A rigorous treatment of topics from discrete mathematics which are essential to computer science. Principal topics include: formal logic (propositional & predicate), proof techniques, mathematical induction, program correctness, sets, combinatorics, probability, relations, functions, matrices, graph theory and graph algorithms. Prerequisite: CS53/CS 1570.
CS 153/CS 1510 - Date Structures 1
A continuation of the development of structured programming concepts and their use in program development. Stacks, queues, linked list, arrays, trees, sorting and searching will be taught together with their use in implementations of a number of algorithms. Prerequisite: CS53/CS 1570.
CS 234/CS 2889 - Introduction to Computer Organization and Assembly
A detailed study designed to teach the building blocks of a computer system, assembly language programming and the basic computer organization concepts. Subjects include digital logic, performance issues, machine & assembly language, binary arithmetic, and the structure of an ALU. Prerequisites: CS153/CS1510 & CS158/CS1200
PHIL 212/PHIL 2001 - Computer Ethics
The course familiarizes the students with the fundamental concepts and principles of Computer Ethics. Topic covered includes the Philosophical Ethics, Professional Ethics, Property Rights of Computer Software, Accountability and Computer and Information Technology, Social implication and Social Values. Prerequisite: None
IST 151/IST 1552 - Implementing Information Systems – Data Perspective
Continuation of object-oriented programming in the context of developing and implementing the various components of an information system with particular attention given to database incorporation. Class will include numerous projects covering intermediate topics.
CS 285/CS 5600 - Computer Networks
This course focuses on the Internet and the general principles of computer networking. It covers the TCP/IP model from the application layer to the link layer in a top-down approach. It also exposes students to multimedia networking, network security, wireless and mobile networks. It is a networking class targeted for entry-level graduate students.
IST 231/IST 3131 - Computing Internals & Operating Systems
Design-oriented introduction to computer components and operation. Standard codes; number systems; base conversions; computer arithmetic; boolean algebra; operating system components including memory management, device management, and I/O management; and related issues are covered. Prerequisite: IST151/IST1552
IST 233/IST 3333 - Data Networks and Information Security
The course provides an overview of current and evolving networking and information security principles. Concepts include network standards and protocols; operation and management; switching and routing; area networks; wireless network infrastructure; security frameworks, policies, and management. Prerequisite: IST151/IST1552
IST 223/IST 3423 - Database Management
The course introduces the concepts of database management systems. Issues in database architecture, design, administration, and implementation are covered. Prerequisite: CS53/CS1570
IST241/IST 4642 - E-Commerce Architecture
Course will cover the issues associated with computer architecture, as it relates specifically to e-commerce applications. Topics will include ecommerce systems and processes, specialized software, and databases.
IST 361/IST 4261 - Information Systems Project Management
The course overviews general project management principles and then focuses on information system application development. Topics include requirements analysis, project scheduling, risk management, quality assurance, testing, and team coordination. Prerequisites: IST151/IST1552
MIS 397/MIS 4096 - Capstone: Senior Design
Course will cover issues and problems relating to application and integration of business and management sytem skills, Group projects will require work as a member of a team, Creative Problem solving and application of business systems principles of real and simulated problems.
Prerequisite: Senior Level
IST 5251 - Technological Innovation Management and Leadership
The course focuses on the knowledge and skills necessary for the development and implementation of effective strategies for the management of technology-based organizations. This involves: developing a general management perspective on technology and innovation, examining the problems of new product development, identifying distinctive technological competencies, licensing and marketing technologies, assessing the organizational and industrial context of technology. Prerequisite: Senior Level
IST 211/IST 2211 - Web Design
A detailed study designed to teach the building blocks of e-commerce and Web designing. Subjects include basic concepts and architecture of e-commerce and designing, developing and hosting a web site through HTML, XML and advance web site features through Front Page, VBScript and ASP.
IST 354/IST 4680 - Introduction to Web and New Media Studies
The course covers web culture, including topics such as social media, citizen journalism, crowd intelligence, privacy, and copyright. Students cannot receive credit for both this course and IS&T 5680 (Advanced Web and New Media Studies). Prerequisite: IST50/IST1750
CS 381/CS 5801 - The Structure of Operating System
The hardware and software requirements for operating systems for uniprogramming, multiprogramming, multiprocessing, time sharing, real time and virtual systems. The concepts of supervisors, interrupt handlers, input/output control systems, and memory mapping are discussed in detail. Prerequisite: CS284/CS3800
CS 362/CS 5601 - Security Operations & Program Management
An overview of information security operations, access control, risk management, systems and application life cycle management, physical security, business continuity planning, telecommunications security, disaster recovery, software piracy, investigations, ethics and more. There will be extensive reporting, planning and policy writing. Prerequisite: None
CS 74/CS 1971 - Introduction to Programming Methodology
Basic structured programming and problem solving techniques using C+ +. Development, debugging, and testing of programs, data representation. Topics to include syntax/semantics, operators, loops, decision branching, arrays, file I/O. Prerequisite: None
CS 317/CS 4700 - Intellectual Property for Computer Scientists
A presentation of the relationship between the law of intellectual property and computer science. Topics include the application of copyright principles to computer programs, protection of computer programs through patents and trade secret law, and the effect of various agreements which are frequently encountered by the computer scientist. Prerequisite: Senior Level
IST 351/IST 5251 - Leadership in Technology-Based Organizations
The course focuses on the knowledge and skills necessary for the development and implementation of effective strategies for the management of technology-based organizations. This involves: developing a general management perspective on technology and innovation, examining the problems of new product development, identifying distinctive technological competencies, licensing and marketing technologies, assessing the organizational and industrial context of technology. Prerequisite: Senior or Graduate Standing.
IST 200 / IST 1001 - Special Topics: Java Programming
To give an explanation in theory and practical to build Object Oriented Programming using modern object oriented programming language such as Java. Prerequisites: None
IST 2001 Special Topics: Introduction to Robotics
This course provides an introduction to robotics, covering robot hardware, fundamental kinematics, trajectories, differential motion, robotic decision making, and an overview of current topics in robotics.
IST 3001 Special Topics: Introduction to Cloud Computing
This course provides a hands-on comprehensive study of Cloud concepts and capabilities across the various Cloud service models including Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS), Platform as a Service (PaaS), Software as a Service (SaaS), and Business Process as a Service (BPaaS). IaaS topics start with a detailed study the evolution of infrastructure migration approaches from VMWare/Xen/KVM virtualization, to adaptive virtualization, and Cloud Computing / on-demand resources provisioning. Prerequisite: None
IST 5001 Special Topics: Introduction to PHP Programming
CS 200/IST 2000 - Special Problems: CCNA Discovery – I
This course introduce the fundamental networking concepts and technologies also provides a hands-on introduction to networking and the Internet using tools and hardware commonly found in the home and small business environment. Prerequisite: CS53/CS1570
CS 300/IST 3000 - Special Problems: CCNA Discovery – II
The goal of this course is to assist you in developing the skills necessary to provide customer support to users of small-to-medium-sized networks and across a range of applications. The course provides an introduction to routing and remote access, addressing and network services.
CS 263/CS 3600 - Introduction to Computer Security
This course encompasses threats and vulnerabilities, trust and security policies, and enforcement. Specific topics include access control, risk management, systems and applications life cycle, physical security, key management, transmission security, and cryptography.
ERP 246/ERP 2110 - Introduction to Enterprise Resource Planning
Fundamentals of enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems concepts, and the importance of integrated information systems in an organization. The focus of this course is on illustrating procurement, production, and sales business processes using ERP software. Use of SAP as an example ERP system. Prerequisite: IST50/IST1750
ERP 342/ERP 4610 - Customer Relationship Management in ERP Environment
The course emphasizes identification (targeting), acquisition, retention, and development (expansion) of (profitable) customers, as well as effective and efficient management of customers, using information technology. SAP CRM, SAS BI tools, and Sybase mobile application development are used.
ERP 347/ERP 5310 - Supply Chain Management Systems in an ERP Environment
The course studies the need for supply chain integration and the challenges of managing complex interfaces using the systems approach for the planning, analysis, design, development, and evaluation of supply chain. SAP's ERP ECC, SCM, BW, and Sybase Unwired Platform are used to deploy SCM apps. Prerequisite: ERP246/ERP2110
IST 5885 - Human-Computer Interaction
Introduction to the field of Human-Computer Interaction (HCI). Students examine issues and challenges related to the interaction between people and technology. The class explores the social and cognitive characteristics of people who use information systems. Students learn techniques for understanding user needs, interface prototyping & interface evaluation.
CS 238/CS 2300 - File Structures and Introduction to Database Systems
Course covers major topics in file structures and database systems including techniques for disk access and organization, record and file structures, index structures, sequential file, dense/sparse and secondary indexes, B-trees, range queries, insertion/deletion, hash tables, fundamentals of database systems, the ER model, relational model, algebra and SQL.
Prerequisite: CS 153/CS 1510
MATH 3/MATH 1103 - Pre-Calculus
Basic principles of algebra including the number line and an introduction to equations and inequalities, polynomials, rational expressions, exponents and radicals, the quadratic formula and functions.
Prerequisite: GFP – Mathematics
STAT 211/STAT 3111 – Statistics (Calculus-Based)
An introduction to statistical techniques commonly used in management decision making. Topics include statistical inference of population parameters, linear regression, basics of experimental design and analysis, analysis of categorical data, and the use of statistical software.
MATH 208/MATH 3108 - Linear Algebra I
Systems of linear equations, matrices, vector spaces, inner products, linear transformations, determinants, and eigenvalues are studied.
MATH 8/MATH 1208 - Calculus with Analytical Geometry - I
A study of limits, continuity, differentiation and integration of algebraic and trigonometric functions. Applications of these concepts in physical as well as mathematical settings are considered.
Prerequisites: MATH 3/MATH 1103
MATH 21/MATH 1221 - Calculus with Analytical Geometry - II
A continuation of Math 8; differentiation and integration of elementary transcendental functions, integration techniques, improper integrals, conic sections, polar coordinates, introduction to sequences and series.
Prerequisites: MATH 8 / MATH 1208