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  • CIS 101 Computer Concepts and Applications

    This course introduces the concepts of file management and the use of end-user application software. Lab projects include preparation of written documents with a word processing package, note-taking software, design and use of electronic spreadsheets in business problems, the use of a microcomputer Database Management System (DBMS) package, and presentation software.
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  • CIS 212 Communicating in a Digital World

    This course explores the practical application of technology tools that facilitate creating and communicating information in a digital environment. Topics include the creation of basic documents, spreadsheets, presentations, videos and web pages. This course also covers online meetings, social networks, digital research, online collaboration, communication etiquette, privacy, and security.

  • CIS 237 Elementary Web Scripting

    This course instructs students in the process of writing scripts which will be used to support a Web server environment. Web scripts may take advantage of several kinds of supporting applications, so the installation and configuration of those applications is covered during the early stages of the course. Students learn to create Web forms, collect and process information obtained from them, and to retrieve and update information contained in databases. Prerequisite: A working knowledge of HTML
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  • CIS 240 Introduction to UNIX

    This course is designed to teach the fundamental concepts required for effective use of a UNIX operating system. During this course students learn to log in and out, navigate the file system, manipulate files, redirect and pipe the input and output of commands, hand file permissions, work with external devices, backup and restore of information, script in Bourne-again and C shells, and the configuring of network services. Hands-on demonstration and practical application play a prominent role in the course.
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  • CIS 242 Introduction to Programming Using Java

    This course introduces the concepts of structured programming using Java. The course covers the basics of the Java programming language syntax, to include designing, coding, documenting, and debugging programs. Additional topics covered will be elementary data structures, input/output statements, selection, iteration, methods, and one-dimensional arrays. Students will write programs using all of the before-mentioned topics.
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  • CIS 243 Introduction to Programming Using C#

    This course is designed to introduce the concepts of structured programming. How programs and programming languages work, and the purposes and practices of structured programming are discussed. Designing, coding, documenting, and debugging programs using elementary data structures, input/output statements, selection and iteration, functions, and one-dimensional arrays are covered in detail.
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  • CIS 248 Introduction to Web Design

    This course is open to all academic majors with an assumed lack of knowledge of the field of web design. Students shall learn the basics of creating, posting, and maintaining Internet web pages. Students shall use multimedia software, web authoring software, and scripting techniques to create the web pages. Also, the students shall evaluate web pages and web sites for technological, business, and artistic merit. This is an interdisciplinary class that allows students to combine computer, business, and creative skills.
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  • CIS 280 Web Server Software

    This course provides students with a hands-on introduction to the software which is most often used on web servers. Students will install and configure virtual machine servers, server operating systems, web-server software, extensions to web-server software, and database management systems.

  • CIS 302 Fundamentals of Mobile Application Development

    This course provides an introduction to the concepts associated with mobile technologies. Current mobile technologies are compared and contrasted. Topics include architecture, design, development, and deployment of mobile applications in order to introduce students to the fundamentals of mobile technologies and applications. Prerequisites: GAME 207 or CIS 242 or CIS 243 or instructor permission.
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  • CIS 303 Android Operating System Mobile Application Development

    This course provides an introduction to the Android Software Development Kit (SDK) Application Programming Interface (API) associated with mobile technology libraries for the Android operating system. Mobile applications are developed and tested using an Android emulator. Prerequisites: CIS 302
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  • CIS 305 Management and Design of Database Systems

    The major focus of the course will be the relational model with a brief discussion of the hierarchical and network models. Database design using E-R Diagrams will be presented. Relational terminology and the theoretical concepts of the model, such as normalization, will be discussed. The Structured Query Language (SQL) will be used to manipulate the model. Students will prepare a small application using a Commercial Relational Database Management Systems.
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  • CIS 306 Advanced UNIX Administration

    This course teaches the principles of UNIX from an administrator standpoint. Hands on demonstration and practical application of UNIX system administration will be a significant feature of the course. Security, networking, application installation, file system configuration, mounting and un-mounting devices, printing, permission, auditing, ethics, and X Terminal administration are covered. Prerequisite: CIS 240
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  • CIS 308 Intermediate Database and Database Connectivity

    The subject of database management will be approached in its role as the back end of client/server technology. The focus will be relational database theory and design with specific emphasis given to the use of relational database as an enabling technology in the area of Online Transaction Processing and Online Analytical processing. The use of the Structured Query Language (SQL) will be a significant subject. Issues of distributed databases including concurrency also will be covered. Prerequisite: CIS 305 or equivalent
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  • CIS 310 Information Systems

    This course provides a foundation for the managerial considerations of acquiring and operating information systems. Students are introduced to existing and emerging information systems and their impact on competitive advantage, reengineering business processes, and decision making.
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  • CIS 311 Network Security

    This course provides an introduction to the goals, functional processes, tools, and techniques associated with network security. Discussion includes devices such as firewalls, intrusion detection mechanisms, and Virtual Private Networks (VPNs). Telecommunications and networks security protocols used to prevent, detect, and correct potential vulnerabilities associated with both the outsider and insider threat are also explored.
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  • CIS 313 Cryptography

    This course provides an introduction to the fundamental components of encryption. Topics include the history of cryptography, public key and private key systems, hashing, and digital signatures. Topics also include the development of the Advanced Encryption Standard, the use and functionality of Pretty Good Privacy, and the Secure Socket Layer.
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  • CIS 321 Structured System Analysis and Design

    This project-based course focuses on the use of tools and methodologies applied to structured system analysis and design. Emphasis is placed on the traditional approaches, for example, system flow charting and entity relationship diagrams. Students will complete a variety of analysis design specifications and a project implementation plan for a simulated business system.
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  • CIS 322 Object-Oriented Analysis and Design

    A project-based course which focuses on the use of tools and methodologies applied to object- oriented analysis and design. Emphasis is placed on the development of enterprise object models, class specifications, Use Cases, Cyclic Redundancy Check (CRC) cards, and the use of tools specific to the Unified Modeling Language.
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  • CIS 328 Principles of Web Interface Design

    This course presents students with technologies currently in use in web development, with particular emphasis on the benchmarks, conventions, and standards used to measure the strength of web interfaces. The characteristics which help determine good web interfaces include navigability, bandwidth requirements, aesthetics, consideration for visitors with special needs, and compliance with industry standards.
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  • CIS 337 Web Scripting

    This course provides a broad coverage of Web tools needed to create well designed web sites. Students will learn the fundamentals of server-side scripting creating dynamic web pages that interface with a database while emphasizing vendor-neutral Web standards.
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  • CIS 338 Linux 1

    This course provides an in-depth study of basic Linux administrative tools and practices. It is based on the curriculum recommended by the Linux Professional Institute for certification at the LPIC-1 level, and can be used to prepare for certification exams 101 and 102. Topics covered in this course include Linux commands, shell scripts, file systems, networking, security, and troubleshooting.
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  • CIS 339 Linux 2

    This course consists of an advanced study of Linux servers, networking, administrative tools and practices. It is based on the curriculum recommended by the Linux Professional Institute for certification at the LPIC-2 level, and can be used to prepare for certification exams 201 and 202. Topics covered in this course include resource utilization, compiling the kernel, Linux Web, DNS, DHCP, email, file, print, and database servers, enterprise networking, shell scripts, file systems, networking, security, and troubleshooting. Prerequisite: CIS 338, or a current LPIC-1 certification, or two years documented experience as a Linux system administrator.

  • CIS 340A Business Telecommunications

    This course will explore the fundamental technical principles of telecommunications and computer networks and then examine the business challenges of managing communications resources.
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  • CIS 341A Cisco Networking

    This course introduces Internetworking through the study of Cisco routing and switching. Students will learn how to install, configure, operate, and optimize networks that use Ethernet, TCP/IP, Wide Area Network protocols, and Cisco network hardware. This course follows the Cisco curriculum leading to testing for the Cisco Certified Network Associate certification. Prerequisite: CIS 340A or CIS 351
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  • CIS 348B Implementing and Managing Network Infrastructures

    This course covers Microsoft Windows networking from the perspective of a system or network administrator. The topics covered include network configuration, IP address assignment, name resolution, routing, Internet Protocol Security (IPSec) and certificates, remote access, and managing and monitoring network access of local and wide area networks.
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  • CIS 349B Implementing and Maintaining Active Directory Structures

    In this course students will plan, implement, and troubleshoot a Microsoft Windows Server Active Directory® services infrastructure. Students will work with a Windows Server directory service environment, including forest and domain structure, Domain Name System (DNS), site topology and replication, organizational unit structure and delegation of administration, Group Policy, and user, group, and computer account strategies. Students will learn how to manage computer services structures within an organization and become familiar with human to computer interaction.
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  • CIS 351 Networking Structures and Desktop Operating Systems

    This course provides a foundation networking concepts, describing networking hardware and communication terminology and contrasts the different types of networking structures. This class introduces the concepts of address, network traffic, and administration of local and wide area networks.
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  • CIS 352 Administration of SQL Databases

    This course provides the knowledge and skills required to install configure, administer, and troubleshoot the client/server database management system of Microsoft Structured Query Language (SQL) Server™. This class introduces the concepts of databases, database management systems, and administration of databases in local and wide area networks.
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  • CIS 353 Intermediate C# Programming

    This course builds upon an introductory programming class. Object-oriented design concepts and techniques are explored. Topics covered include classes, objects, function overloading, inheritance, sequential files in object-oriented programs, exception handling, GUI objects and controls, and debugging concepts. An applied, practical problem-solving approach is emphasized. Prerequisite: CIS 242 or CIS 243
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  • CIS 355 Business System Programming

    This course builds upon an introductory programming class. Students will be immersed in language syntax and the interactive PC environment. Emphasis will be on solving problems by deriving and implementing appropriate algorithms using Object-Oriented concepts. Graduate Students will accomplish a programming project that will apply the concepts covered in the course.
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  • CIS 357 Operating Systems Administration

    This course provides the knowledge and skills required to administer small to medium-sized networks in server environments. Hands-on demonstration and practical application of administrative tools, utilities, and configurations in server environments will be the most significant feature of the course. Issues dealing with security, troubleshooting, and configuration will be presented, discussed, and applied by the students in the classroom.
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  • CIS 402A Intermediate Java Programming

    This course is designed to teach principles of Object-Oriented (OO) programming using Java. This course will cover the language syntax, OO concepts, and advanced features of the Java programming language. Prerequisite: CIS 242 or CIS 243
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  • CIS 403 XML Programming

    This course instructs students in the skills associated with creating and utilizing the XML language for the storage and display of information. Prerequisite: CIS 248
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  • CIS 404 Advanced Networking Using Java

    This course is designed to teach principles of programming for the World Wide Web using Java technologies. The Java Enterprise Edition (JEE) specification governing these principles will be examined in detail. Prerequisite: CIS 402A
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  • CIS 405 E-Commerce

    This course is designed for both technical and business students. Students will explore the core technologies and business practices that support commerce using the Internet. The course equips the students with the knowledge necessary to understand and evaluate electronic commerce business models and projects.
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  • CIS 406 Information Security

    This course is designed to provide an introduction to information security. Current trends in information security will be explored. Students will be introduced to sources of threats and vulnerabilities as well as methods for optimizing system security. Legal and ethical issues associated with information security will be examined, as well as how those issues are addressed within the context of an organization.
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  • CIS 411 Assessments and Audits

    This course explores the principles of risk assessment, vulnerability analysis, and auditing. Discussion includes the use of these principles to evaluate the effectiveness of information security controls. Topics include threat and asset identification, countermeasures and safeguards, acceptable risks, and vulnerabilities. The auditing concepts of technical, physical, and administrative controls are also introduced along with how these controls are measured for effectiveness.
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  • CIS 412 Organizational Security

    This course explores the concepts of developing and implementing security policy; business continuity planning; disaster recovery; and education, training and awareness. Assigned projects include developing security policies, writing business recovery plans, and participating in a security awareness exercise. The topics of physical security and organizational structure are also considered.
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  • CIS 418 Social Computing

    This course examines leading social computing frameworks and applications in modern society including social network systems, social media and socially oriented web-based applications. Basic communication practices are related to a digital environment that often lacks collocation. Current domestic and international trends are presented along with actual business social computing implementations. Coverage also includes effective social media campaigns, creating a social computing strategy, and techniques to analyze social computing.

  • CIS 421 Enterprise Information Intelligence

    This course provides an introduction to the field of enterprise information intelligence at the tactical, operational, and strategic levels. Topics include the functional areas of enterprise intelligence, the value, regulation and protection of data as an organizational asset, data requirements, research, integrity, analysis and reporting, and other topics relevant to the field of business intelligence.
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  • CIS 422 Introduction to Business Intelligence

    This course provides an introduction to the broad range of skills necessary for successful collection, development, and management of Business Intelligence (BI) at the enterprise level. Topics include: business analytics, organization memory, information integration, insight creation, and presentation capability as well as additional issues germane to the current and future BI environment.
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  • CIS 423 Data Mining

    This course explores fundamental data mining strategies. Topics include recognizing patterns and making predictions from an applications perspective, and methods for visual presentation of complex data sets. Emphasis is placed on identification of patterns, trends and differences from data sets across categories, space and time. Coverage includes hands-on experimentation with data mining and visualization algorithms. Prerequisite: CIS 422
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  • CIS 424 Web Analytics

    This course introduces key concepts, techniques and practices on Web analytics. Data analysis methodologies and Web analytics tools are explored with emphasis on strengthening a Web site's marketing presence and productivity, improving the customer experience, and promoting data-driven decision making. Coverage includes hands-on experimentation with Web analytics tools. Prerequisite: CIS 422
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  • CIS 433 Information Technology Project Management

    This course provides students with an introduction to program management as it relates to Information Technology. Students develop formal project plans based on actual problems provided by industry. Emphasis is placed on the knowledge areas specified by the Project Management Institute (PMI) in the publication, A Guide to Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK®Guide). Both discover-based and team-based activities are used to focus on program management as a discipline.
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  • CIS 434 ASP.NET

    This course focuses on developing, debugging, and deploying data-driven server-side Web applications using the Microsoft Visual Studio® .NET environment and the Microsoft .NET platform to create an ASP.NET Web application that delivers dynamic content to a Web site. Prerequisite: CIS 355. Recommend familiarity with HTML.
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  • CIS 436 Ethics for IT Professionals

    This course discusses ethical issues inherent in the field of information technology. Topics covered focus on the balance between the individual and society, including computer privacy and security, computer crime, software piracy, intellectual property, patent and copyright law, and social issues such as free speech and expression, as well as netiquette. The course also discusses moral responsibility for computer professionals.
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  • CIS 451 Information Systems Strategy, Management and Acquisition

    This course focuses on the strategic role of information technology and information systems within an organization. Topics include managing and integrating information system, defining information infrastructure and system to support organizational structure, assessing the impact of information systems and emerging technologies, and creating management procedures and policies to protect business assets. The dynamic, increasingly globalized and technology intensive nature of business environments in today's society is explored from a management perspective.
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  • CIS 456 Service Component

    This course is designed to provide students with a monitored structure which can be used to apply the concepts and technologies acquired throughout their course of study to a real-world problem or situation that will be proposed and developed by each student. This can be accomplished by way of a faculty approved project, research study, certification or internship. The faculty sponsor will evaluate and approve a student’s proposal and objectives prior to any work being done. Each student will develop and prepare a plan for completion of the approved component and will document the attainment of the objectives by way of milestones, oral or written reports, specified deliverables or satisfactory reports on completion of objectives by the manager of an intern. Students may accomplish the Service Component when they have completed 24 credit hours of the required major courses.

  • CIS 468 IT Accounting

    This course is designed to provide an introduction to business issues associated with Information Technology. The course includes an introduction to financial and managerial accounting concepts as they apply to IT issues, including budgeting, costing, budgeting control, and performance evaluation.
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  • CIS 480 Advanced Web Server Administration

    This course explores the configuration and management of Apache and IIS web servers. It covers web server installation, configuration, management, networking, active content support, and security.
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  • CIS 485 Internship in Computer Information Systems

    Designed to expand the learning environment to include the actual workplace. Successful performance in an internship program also can lead to follow-on full time employment. Students will spend time on-the-job equivalent to that spent in the classroom. The learning objectives to be met in the internship and the intern’s ability to meet those objectives must be evaluated and approved by a faculty sponsor and the work supervisor of the intern prior to the start of the internship. These objectives will be documented through oral or written reports as required by the faculty sponsor. An internship can be taken at any time after a student has completed 65 credit hours including 18 hours in CIS-related courses.

  • CIS 512 Survey of Information Technology Management

    This course provides an introduction to the broad range of skills necessary for successful management of information systems at the enterprise level. Topics include: accounting, communication, statistics, management principles, configuration management as well as additional issues topical to the current information systems environment.
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  • CIS 515 IT Infrastructure

    This course focuses on the fundamentals of telecommunications including data, voice, image, and video formats. Coverage includes the concepts, models, architectures, protocols, standards, and security for the design, implementation, and management of digital networks. Emphasis is on the IT infrastructure to serve organizational needs in a rapidly changing competitive and technological environment.
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  • CIS 519 IT Strategy and Policy

    This course provides an introduction to the strategic use of information technology from a business perspective at the enterprise level. Emphasis is placed on the internal management of information systems services from the point of view of the Chief Information Officer. Alternative strategies and tactics available to management to achieve business goals are examined.
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  • CIS 520 Survey of System Development

    This course provides an exploration of the human aspects of Cybersecurity. Topics include human behavior and interaction, motivation and influence, and social engineering. Emphasis on the human element of cyber incidents in relation to protecting information and technology assets.
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  • CIS 525 Business System Programming

    This course builds upon an introductory programming class. Students will be immersed in language syntax and the interactive PC environment. Emphasis will be on solving problems by deriving and implementing appropriate algorithms using object oriented concepts. Students will accomplish a programming project that will apply the concepts covered in the course. Prerequisite: CIS 242 or CIS 243
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  • CIS 535 Management and Design of Database Systems

    The major focus of this course is the relational model with a brief discussion of the hierarchical and network models. Database design using E-R Diagrams will be presented. Relational terminology and the theoretical concepts of the model, such as normalization, will be discussed. The Structured Query Language (SQL) will be used to manipulate the model. Students will prepare a small application using a Commercial Relational Database Management Systems (RDBMS).
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  • CIS 537 Introduction to Cyber Ethics

    This course provides a brief overview of the field of ethics, computer privacy and security, computer crime and software piracy, intellectual property and information ownership, computers and gender, computers and social justice, and civil liberties in cyberspace. Additionally, ethical questions concerning professional codes of conduct and issues of moral responsibility for computer professionals are presented.
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  • CIS 540 Business Telecommunications

    This course provides an introduction to the fundamental technical principles of telecommunications and computer networks. The business challenges of managing communications resources are examined.
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  • CIS 599 Topics in Computer Information Systems

    In-depth exploration of special topics not treated or treated only briefly in other courses. Specific titles of courses offered under this heading will be listed in the course schedules for the sessions in which they are offered.

  • CIS 600E E-Commerce Enterprise

    This course explores how electronic commerce technologies are being used by organizations. It discusses issues of identifying opportunities for electronic commerce, strategies for conducting electronic business, and Internet technologies that thrive in the new economy in large and small companies alike. This course aims to integrate various electronic commerce development tools and technologies and develop strategies for their effective use through business organizations. It equips students with hands-on assignments, to evaluate and implement electronic commerce business models and projects.
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  • CIS 602A Intermediate Java Programming

    This course is designed to teach principles of Object-Oriented (OO) programming using Java. This course will cover the language syntax, OO concepts, and advanced features of the Java programming language. Prerequisite: CIS 242 or CIS 243
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  • CIS 603 XML Programming

    This course provides an in-depth introduction to programming on the World Wide Web using the Extensible Markup Language (XML).
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  • CIS 604 Advanced Networking Using Java

    This course is designed to teach principles of programming for the World Wide Web using Java technologies. The Java Enterprise Edition (JEE) specification governing these principles will be examined in detail. Prerequisite: CIS 602A
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  • CIS 605 Advanced Database Management

    The subject of database management will be approached in its role as the back end of client/server technology. The focus will be relational database management with specific emphasis given to the use of relational database as an enabling technology in the area of Online Transaction Processing and Online Analytical processing. The use of SQL query language will be a second significant subject. Issues of databases including concurrency will also be covered.
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  • CIS 607 Computer Forensics

    This course is designed as an overview of the investigative methods and tools associated with computer forensics. Topics include: processing crime and incident scenes, digital evidence controls, recovery of information, network forensics, data acquisition, and legal and ethical issues associated with investigations.
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  • CIS 608 Information Security Management

    This course addresses the issues relating to successful information security management. Topics include access control systems, network and software security, management practices, risk management, protection mechanisms, business continuity planning, and legal and ethical issues. The course allows for analysis of current security management models.
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  • CIS 610 Information Warfare

    This course is designed as an overview of the fundamental processes associated with waging war in an electronic age. Topics include strategic planning and tactical analysis for target identification, reconnaissance, and tool selection. The intent of this course is to focus on individual, corporate and national forms of warfare.
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  • CIS 611 Cloud Computing

    This course focuses on the architecture and security associated with cloud computing. Emphasis in placed on key drivers which lead to cloud computing adoption and issues associated with cloud computing governance. Additional topics will include infrastructure security, identity and access management, cloud services, data security and storage, and auditing and compliance. Prerequisites: Graduate Standing
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  • CIS 612 Computing Platforms and Network Technologies

    This course is designed to provide and in-depth exploration of an information technology application development and administration perspectives of operating systems, networks, and distributed computing systems. The course is designed to familiarize and provide a strong technical background to students with the issues involved with the design and implementation of modern day operating systems and to explain the systems principals that are used in the design of all computing systems. Operating system concepts of hardware components, operating system structures, process management, memory management, file systems, protection and security are presented. The concepts in this course are not limited to any particular operating system or hardware platform.

  • CIS 621 Applied System Development and Design

    This course addresses the complex and evolving issues of effective systems development. Extends concepts presented in previous systems development courses with regard to all phases of the system development life cycle. Team-based and discovery based learning methods are stressed. Development projects will reflect actual problems provided by local industry. A formal software project management plan and schedule will be developed for the implementation and integration phases.
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  • CIS 628 Managing Enterprise Data

    This course provides an introduction to the concepts, issues, and techniques involved in the design, implementation, use, and management of enterprise data systems. Logical data models, database administration, data warehousing, data mining, and data analysis are covered from a management perspective. Prerequisite: Recommended - CIS 520
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  • CIS 629 Managing Emerging Technologies

    This course provides an exploration of emerging information technologies, including how to define them, how they evolve, their role in the technology life cycle, and their potential economic, social, and cultural relationships. Topics covered include disruptive technologies, successes and failures of past emerging technologies, and integrating emerging technologies into a sustaining technology system.
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  • CIS 633 Information Technology Project Management

    This course addresses the complex and unique issues related to effectively managing projects in an Information Technology context. Emphasis is placed on the knowledge areas specified by the Project Management Institute (PMI) in A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide). Team-based and discovery-based learning methods are stressed. Development projects reflect actual problems provided by industry. A formal software project management plan detailing the process groups of initiating, planning, executing, controlling, and closing will be developed.
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  • CIS 634 ASP.NET

    This course covers the development of enterprise-class server-based Web applications using Microsoft's ASP.NET application development platform, Model-View-Controller (MVC) pattern, the common language runtime (CLR), the .NET Framework namespace class libraries, and Microsoft Visual Studio® .NET. Prerequisite: Strongly Recommended: CIS 525 or knowledge of C# or VB programming and familiarity with HTML.
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  • CIS 635 Principles of Human Computer Interface Design

    This course instructs students in the creation of effective graphical user interface (GUI) design. Various GUI operating systems and environments will be explored. Visual front-end design tools will be discussed. Students will conduct empirical evaluations of GUI designs.
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  • CIS 636 Database Security

    This course is designed to introduce the concept of database security to include: Architecture, Password Policies, Virtual Private Databases, Auditing, Privileges, and Roles Administration. The course supplements other Information Security Classes and emphasizes those areas unique to database security. Students will be provided the opportunity to administer and secure a database.
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  • CIS 637 Information Resource Management

    In today’s business world, managing information resources is the responsibility of both business and information systems managers. This course provides an in-depth discussion of the management of information technology resources of organizations. Special emphasis is placed on information as a strategic resource and on its role in policy and strategic planning. The course identifies the principles of using information systems (IS) to create competitive advantages, examines alternative ways to match the IS functions to the structure and behavior of the organization, and explores the multi-disciplinary aspects of the field of Information Technology (IT) management. Topics related to pursuing advanced careers and leadership roles in IT and business management are also discussed in this course.

  • CIS 640 Advanced Telecommunications

    This problem solving course addresses design, system engineering, and integration issues associated with the development, deployment and use of systems which incorporate advanced and emerging telecommunication technologies. Typical problem scenarios will address increasing bandwidth needs, fiber optic technologies, new communications transfer modes, and mobile communications. Whenever possible, design problems will reflect real world problem situations provided by local industry. Prerequisite: CIS 540
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  • CIS 644 Managing Project Risks

    This course is designed to teach the importance of risk management in projects and provide information about the tools needed to effectively assess and monitor risks throughout the project lifecycle. Emphasis is placed on managing risks associated with project changes and risks associated with information technology projects. Topics covered include recurring issues that lead to failure in IT projects, methods for addressing recurring issues, and assessing risk impact. Prerequisite: CIS 433 or CIS 633 or acceptance into the Master of Project Management (MPM) degree program.
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  • CIS 647 Network Systems

    This course explores network operating systems and network technologies using the latest products by Microsoft, Sun, Linux Project, and others.
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  • CIS 650 Accounting for IT Professionals

    This course is designed to provide an introduction to business issues associated with Information Technology. The course includes an introduction to financial and managerial accounting concepts as they apply to IT issues, including budgeting, costing, control, and performance evaluation.
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  • CIS 653 Enterprise Resource Planning

    This course explores the scope of Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) from a project management perspective. Fundamental issues of ERP implementation, operation, and management will be addressed. The course also identifies competitive advantages of using ERP systems.
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  • CIS 663 Project Communications Management and Leadership

    This course explores communication and leadership techniques in order to equip project managers with the skills they need to deal effectively with issues relating to resources, stakeholders, global teams, and changing technology. Topics covered will include learning how to manage conflict, creating a positive team environment, running effective meetings, and managing successful projects. Prerequisite: CIS 433 or CIS 633 or acceptance into the Master of Project Management (MPM) degree program.
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  • CIS 664 Project Management in Global and Virtual Workplaces

    This course provides a comprehensive overview of relevant topics in the area of global project management. Topics include characteristics of global and virtual workplaces, challenges and issues in global project management, methods and tools for effective global project management, and managing virtual teams. Students will engage in a virtual group project in order to experience key aspects of project management in a way that simulates real project management in a global organization. Prerequisite: CIS 633 or acceptance into the Master of Project Management (MPM) degree program.
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  • CIS 665 Defining and Managing Requirements and Project Success

    This course is designed to explain the process of gathering requirements with emphasis on the successful management of requirements and its relationship to project success. Topics covered include requirements gathering techniques, identifying success criteria, and common reasons for project failure. Prerequisite: CIS 433 or CIS 633 or acceptance into the Master of Project Management (MPM) degree program.
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  • CIS 699 Topics in Master of Science in Computer Information Systems

    In-depth exploration of special topics not treated or treated only briefly in other courses. Specific titles of courses offered under this heading will be listed in the course schedules for the sessions in which they are offered.

  • CIS 699A Independent Student in Master of Science in Computer Information Systems

    This provides an opportunity for students to customize their CIS experience by specifically studying other important topics
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