(Updated: Spring 2014)

 

ACCT 2201 PRINCIPLES OF ACCOUNTING I   (3 credits)
Study of financial accounting processes, including analysis and recording of transactions, preparation of financial statements, and written communication of financial information.  PREREQ:  ENGL 1101 and MATH 1143.  F, S

ACCT 2202 PRINCIPLES OF ACCOUNTING II  (3 credits)
Understanding a business from an internal management perspective.  Basic terminology and use of basic cost behavior, cost analysis, and planning models to support a firm’s decision making process.  Basic spreadsheet assignments using Excel.  PREREQ:  ACCT 2201 and MATH 1143.  F, S

BA 2200 PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT SEMINAR I  (1 credit)
Assessment and development of entry level technology and communication skills.  Introduction to college goals and processes.  Investigation of business career opportunities. Required of all students intending to major in business.  PREREQ OR COREQ:  ACCT 2202.  F, S, Su

BA 3301 PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT SEMINAR II  (1 credit)
Examination of critical thinking models and development of writing, oral communication, and teamwork skills using assignments from INFO 3301.  Must be taken concurrently with the same numbered section of INFO 3301.  COREQ:  INFO 3301.  F, S, Su

BA 3302 PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT SEMINAR III  (1 credit)
Examination of critical thinking models and development of writing, oral communication, and teamwork skills using assignments from INFO 3302.  Must be taken concurrently with the same numbered section of INFO 3302.  COREQ:  INFO 3302.  F, S, Su

BA 4400 PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT SEMINAR IV  (1 credit)
Assessment and development of critical thinking and communication skills.  Investigation of business career and placement opportunities.  COREQ:  MGT 4460.  F, S,

INFO 1100 FUNDAMENTAL COMPUTER LITERACY (3 credits)
Use of basic computer software to solve problems in the academic setting. Includes familiarization with word processing, presentations, spreadsheet, Internet. Graded S/U. D

INFO 1101 DIGITAL INFORMATION LITERACY (3 credits)
Focuses on how to locate, evaluate, and utilize information using digital resources, i.e., computers, mobile devices, and the Internet. As such, the course begins by establishing a common model of computing that will help to understand current technologies, from cell phones to supercomputers, as well as future computing technologies. The course then investigates how best to use those tools to properly identify, collect, evaluate, synthesize, and present information. Satisfies Objective 8 of the General Education Requirements. F, S

INFO 1110 WEB DEVELOPMENT ESSENTIALS  (3 credits)
Introduction to the fundamentals of web site creation. Students will develop, manage, and maintain professional web sites using HTML5 and Cascading Style Sheets, exploring Web site design and layout, accessibility, and globalization issues. D

INFO 1120 WEB DEVELOPMENT CLIENT-SIDE PROGRAMMING  (3 credits)
Introduces interactive web development using a client-side language like JavaScript. Basic programming concepts common to almost all programming languages form the basis of the course. Exercises are designed to enhance students' problem solving techniques and analytical thinking skills. PREREQ: INFO 1110 or permission of instructor. D

INFO 1181 INFORMATICS AND PROGRAMMING I  (3 credits)
Problem solving methods and algorithm development with an emphasis on programming style with Java or C#. Includes Secure Software Concepts, such as what constitutes secure software and what design aspects to take into consideration to construct hack-resilient software. May be cross listed with CS 1181. PREREQ:  or COREQ MATH 1143 or MATH 1147. F, S

INFO 1182 INFORMATICS AND PROGRAMMING II  (3 credits)
Object-oriented programming in the context of design, using OO principles and UML diagrams. Includes Secure Software Concepts, such as what constitutes secure software and what design aspects to take into consideration to construct hack-resilient software. May be cross listed with CS 1182. PREREQ: INFO 1181. S

INFO 2285 SOFTWARE AND SYSTEMS ARCHITECTURE (3 credits)
Principles and application of computer hardware and systems software in the context of designing business IT infrastructures through combination of theory-based lectures and applied laboratory experiences. PREREQ: or COREQ INFO 1181. D

INFO 3301 INTRODUCTION TO INFORMATICS & ANALYTICS (3 credits)
Techniques and tools for analyzing and solving business problems. Development of technology based knowledge and skills for communicating solutions. Introduction to uses of information systems in an organizational context. PREREQ: or COREQ MGT 2216 or any statistics course and INFO 1101-equivalent skills and knowledge. F,S

INFO 3307 BUSINESS ANALYSIS AND DESIGN (3 credits)
Develops systems analysis skills, using proven techniques, prototyping, and structured analysis and design phases of the systems development life cycle. The course emphasizes Secure Software Design, which includes secure design elements, software architecture, secure design review, and threat modeling. Requirements’ gathering is emphasized, including secure software requirements gathering to capture all of the security requirements from various stakeholders and understand the sources and processes needed to ensure a more effective design. PREREQ: INFO 2285 or CS 2275; PREREQ: or COREQ INFO 1182. D  

INFO 3310 Intro to Information Assurance  (3 credits)
A survey course providing an introduction to the fields of Information Assurance and Privacy. Emphasizes legal and ethical components of information security practices. The course is designed primarily for non-INFO majors. Not applicable toward INFO major. D

INFO 3380 NETWORKING AND VIRTUALIZATION  (3 credits)
Study of the implementation and development of network information systems. Protocols and techniques will be compared, and virtualization and cloud computing will be explored. PREREQ: INFO 2285 or CS 2275. D

INFO 3393 INFORMATICS INTERNSHIP (3 credits)
Internship program coordinated by faculty providing significant exposure to INFO issues. May not be used to fulfill major requirements. Graded S/U. F, S

INFO 4407 DATABASE DESIGN & IMPLEMENTATION  (3 credits)
Covers multi-user relational database management systems, stored procedures, SQL, transaction processing, etc. The course emphasizes Secure Software Design, which includes secure design elements, software architecture, secure design review, and threat modeling. PREREQ: INFO 3307. D

INFO 4411 INTERMEDIATE INFORMATION ASSURANCE (3 credits)
Focuses on homeland security, information assurance, integrity, control, and privacy. Covers CNSS-4011, NIST-800-16 standards, national policy, and international treaties. The course considers Software Deployment, Operations, Maintenance and Disposal, including security issues around steady state operations and management of software, as well as security measures that must be taken when a product reaches its end of life. PREREQ: INFO 2285 or CS 2275 or INFO 3310, or permission of instructor. D

INFO 4412 SYSTEM SECURITY FOR SENIOR MANAGEMENT  (1-3 credits)
Review of system architecture, system security measures, system operations policy, system security management plan, and provisions for system operator and end user training. PREREQ: INFO 4410 or permission of instructor. D

INFO 4413 SYSTEM SECURITY ADMIN  (1-3 credits)
Outlines the basic principles of systems security administration. The student will be introduced to the methods and technologies associated with running a system to maintain privacy and security. PREREQ: INFO 4410 or permission of instructor. D

INFO 4414 SYSTEMS SECURITY MANAGEMENT (1-3 credits)
Establishes a framework for managing both systems and systems administrators operating in a secure and private computing environment. The course deals with facilities management, contingency plans, laws, standards of conduct and operations management. PREREQ: INFO 4410 or permission of instructor. D

INFO 4415 SYSTEM CERTIFICATION (1-3 credits)
Describes techniques and methods for certifying a system is in compliance with national and governmental information assurance standards. Evaluates various certification methodologies. PREREQ: INFO 4410 or permission of instructor. D

INFO 4416 RISK ANALYSIS (1-3 credits)
Develops techniques to characterize and provide perspective on the likelihood of adverse events. Explains methods to characterize the consequences and general costs associated with the various adverse events occurring. The analysis provides insight into various likelihood and consequence combinations. PREREQ: INFO 4411 or permission of instructor. D

INFO 4419 ADVANCED INFORMATICS PRACTICUM  (1-3 credits)
Significant informatics experience including research coordinated by the faculty designed to provide broad exposure to issues in Information Assurance. Does not fulfill major/minor requirements. May be repeated for up to 6 credits. Graded S/U. PREREQ: Permission of instructor. D

INFO 4420 HEALTH CARE INFORMATICS  (3 credits)
Presents an overview of the evolution of health care informatics. Students will learn health care informatics history, concepts, theories, legal and ethical implications, and applications within the health care industry. This course will introduce the student to human factors issues in health care informatics; critical issues affecting the development and implementation of information technologies (clinical, administrative, and learning), knowledge management principles, professional practice trends, and explore some of the emerging information technology in health care. PREREQ: INFO 3307. D

INFO 4422 HEALTHCARE INFORMATICS SECURITY  (3 credits)
This course focuses on giving students a broad based understanding of the range of issues that IT professionals entering Health care industry must be aware of. Students will be exposed to the health care industry security environment as it stands today and the larger regulatory environment in which Health institutions operate. This is important in light of the recent move towards cloud-based electronic health records (EHRs) and third party developed health applications. Further, issues relating to privacy/security, information governance and information risk assessment will also be covered. Finally, students will be exposed to interventions that can help mitigate the risks identified. PREREQ: INFO 3310. D

INFO 4424 HEALTHCARE SUPPLY CHAIN AND SOFTWARE ACQUISITION  (3 credits)
This course focuses on giving students a broad based understanding of the US health care supply chain and how IT systems can be used to optimize the inefficiencies in the system. This will include exposure to technologies such as RFID that are being employed to bring in deep level visibility in to the movement of medical supplies and devices in the supply chain. In particular, the course will develop an appreciation for the various associated issues (in particular, regulatory and behavioral) that usage of IT systems in health environments can pose and how IT managers must factor in these issues in deciding on software acquisition strategies. PREREQ: INFO 4411. D

INFO 4430 WEB APPLICATION DEVELOPMENT (3 credits)
Focuses on the development of dynamic, online applications using a programming language like PHP or ASP.Net and a relational database. The course will consider Secure Software Implementation/Coding, which involves secure coding practices, avoiding vulnerabilities, and reviewing code to ensure that there are no errors in the code or security controls. PREREQ: INFO 3307. D

INFO 4432 MOBILE APPLICATION DEVELOPMENT  (3 credits)
This course will introduce mobile app programming and provide theoretical and practical knowledge to design and build mobile applications. Students will learn various techniques in mobile app development using a programming language like Java. PREREQ: INFO 1182. D

INFO 4482 Informatics Senior Project  (3 credits)
Provides the knowledge and tools necessary to develop a physical design and an operational computerized system in a secure environment. The course will consider Secure Software Implementation/Coding, which involves secure coding practices, avoiding vulnerabilities, and reviewing code to ensure that there are no errors in the code or security controls. It will also cover Secure Software Testing, including integrated software testing for security functionality, reliability, resiliency to attack, and recoverability. Software Acceptance will also be considered, such as reviewing security implications in the software acceptance phase including completion criteria, risk acceptance and documentation, common criteria, and methods of independent testing.  PREREQ: INFO 1182; COREQ INFO 4485. D

INFO 4485 SYSTEM DEVELOPMENT & IMPLEMENTATION METHODOLOGIES (3 credits)
Use of current methodologies in the development of systems. PREREQ: INFO 4407. D

INFO 4486 DATA ANALYTICS (3 credits)
Provides an overview of the fundamentals of analysis to support decision makers in achieving organizational results. Students become familiar with the tools needed to frame problems, analytical techniques to generate and test hypotheses, and the skills to interpret the results into meaningful information. PREREQ: MGT 2217. D

INFO 4487 SOFTWARE SYSTEMS STUDY (3 credits)
In addition to system optimization techniques, management strategies will be discussed. PREREQ: INFO 3307. D

INFO 4488 SENIOR PROJECT (3 credits)
Design, implementation and testing of a large software program.  PREREQ: Senior status and permission of instructor. D

INFO 4491 SEMINAR IN BUSINESS INFORMATICS   (3 credits)
PREREQ: Senior or Graduate status in Business, and permission of instructor. D

INFO 4492 SPECIAL PROBLEMS IN BUSINESS INFORMATICS (3 credits)
Research and reports on problems or topics in business informatics. May be repeated for up to 9 credits with different content. PREREQ: Senior or Graduate status in Business, and permission of the Dean. D

INFO 4493 ADVANCED BUSINESS INFORMATICS INTERNSHIP (3 credits)
Significant business experience coordinated by the faculty to provide broad exposure to business informatics issues. Letter grade assigned. F,S

INFO 4499 EXPERIMENTAL COurse (3 credits)
This course is not described in the catalog. The course title and number of credits are announced in the class schedule by the scheduling department. Experimental courses may be offered no more than three times. 1-6 semester hours.

 INFO 5584 SECURE SOFTWARE LIFE CYCLE DEVELOPMENT (3 credits)
This course focuses on a broad understanding of the range of issues that IT and healthcare professionals must be aware of. It includes study of the current health care industry security environment and the larger regulatory. This is important in light of the recent move towards cloud-based electronic health records (EHRs) and third party developed health applications. Issues relating to privacy/security, information governance and information risk assessment will be covered. The ultimate focus is understanding the interventions that can mitigate the risks identified. INFO 3310 D or instructor Permission

INFO 5531 COMPUTER FORENSICS ESSENTIALS  (3 credits)
The course will develop expertise in forensics techniques and procedures, standards of practice, and legal and ethical principles. This expertise will assure accurate, complete and reliable digital evidence admissible to a court of law. INFO 3310 D or instructor Permission

COMM 1101 PRINCIPLES OF SPEECH  (3 credits)
Basic course in oral communication that emphasizes the theory and practice of informative speaking, logical argumentation, persuasion, small group discussion, and interpersonal communication.  Designed to explain the humanistic nature of human communication and to improve a student’s ability to express ideas orally.  Satisfies Goal 2 of the General Education Requirements.  F, S

COMM 2201 BUSINESS AND PROFESSIONAL SPEAKING  (3 credits)
Advanced speech course emphasizes practical speaking needs of business and professional people.  PREREQ:  COMM 1101.  F, S

ECON 2201 PRINCIPLES OF MACROECONOMICS  (3 credits)
Introduction to economic analysis, including the structure, processes, and problems of modern economic society.  Satisfies Goal 11 of the General Education Requirements.  F, S, Su

ECON 2202 PRINCIPLES OF MICROECONOMICS  (3 credits)
Introduction to economic analysis, including the structure, processes, and problems of modern economic society.  Satisfies Goal 11 of the General Education Requirements.  F, S, Su

ENGL 1101 ENGLISH COMPOSITION  (3 credits)
Course in which students read, analyze and write expository essays for a variety of purposes consistent with expectations for college-level writing in standard edited English.  F, S, Su, W

ENGL 1102 CRITICAL READING AND WRITING  (3 credits)
Writing essays based on readings.  Focus on critical reading; research methods; gathering, evaluating, analyzing, and synthesizing ideas and evidence; documentation.  Satisfies Goal 1 of the General Education Requirements when passed with at least a C- grade.  PREREQ:  ENGL 1101 or equivalent.  F, S, Su

ENGL 3308 BUSINESS COMMUNICATIONS  (3 credits)
An advanced course in conventions of business communications, emphasizing purpose and audience.  Focus on style, semantics, research skills, format, persuasion, and critical analysis and synthesis of data.  PREREQ:  60 credits and ENGL 1102.  F, S, Su

FIN 3315 CORPORATE FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT  (3 credits)
Corporate finance basics such as financial statement analysis, time value of money, security valuation, capital investment analysis, cost of capital, capital structure, and dividend policy.  PREREQ:  ACCT 2201, ACCT 2202, ECON 2201, ECON 2202, and MGT 2216.  PREREQ OR COREQ:  BA 3301 and INFO 3301.  F, S

FIN 3317 FUNDAMENTALS OF INVESTMENTS, INTERNATIONAL FINANCE, AND FINANCIAL MARKETS  (3 credits)
Investment basics such as time value of money, risk and return, bond and stock valuation, interest rate determination, and portfolio theory.  Introduces topics in banking and financial markets, exchange rate theory, and international financial management.  PREREQ:  FIN 3315, ACCT 2201, ACCT 2202, ECON 2201, ECON 2202 and MGT 2216.  F, S

MATH 1130 FINITE MATHEMATICS  (3 credits)
Introduction to probability, linear systems, inequalities, and linear programming.  Applications directed to non-physical science areas.  PREREQ:  MATH 1108.  Satisfies Goal 3 of the General Education Requirements.  F, S

MATH 1143 COLLEGE ALGEBRA  (3 credits)
Functions and their graphs.  Notation, domain, range, composition, and inverses.  Basic transformations of graphs.  Polynomial, rational, exponential, and logarithmic functions and their graphs, with applications.  Theory of polynomial functions and equations.  PREREQ:  MATH 1108.  F, S, Su

MATH 1160 APPLIED CALCULUS  (3 credits)
Course in differential and integral calculus designed primarily for students in biological sciences, social sciences, business, education, and humanities.  Credit cannot be granted in both MATH 1160 and MATH 1170.  PREREQ:  MATH 1143 or MATH 1147.  Satisfies Goal 3 of the General Education Requirements.  F, S, Su

MGT 2216 BUSINESS STATISTICS  (3 credits)
Descriptive statistics, probability, confidence intervals, hypothesis testing including one and two sample z/t-tests, chi-square and ANOVA.  Emphasis on statistical software to analyze data for business decision making.  PREREQ OR COREQ:  MATH 1143.  F, S

MGT 2217 ADVANCED BUSINESS STATISTICS  (3 credits)
Linear and multiple regression, forecasting and statistical process control.  Emphasis on use of statistical software; written and oral communication of statistical information in a business setting.  PREREQ:  MGT 2216.  PREREQ OR COREQ:  MATH 1143.  F, S

MGT 2261 LEGAL ENVIRONMENT OF ORGANIZATIONS  (3 credits)
Covers the legal, ethical, social, economic, political, and regulatory environment of business.  Topics include:  Business ethics, constitutional law, tort law, product liability, antitrust, employment law, securities regulation, and bankruptcy.  PREREQ:  Sophomore standing.  F, S

MGT 3312 INDIVIDUAL AND ORGANIZATIONAL BEHAVIOR  (3 credits)
Study of internal structure and function of organizations and management practices.  Provides theoretical and conceptual bases for analyzing relationships among in achievement of organizational objectives within larger organizational environments.  PREREQ:  Junior standing and ENGL 1102.  F, S

MGT 3329 OPERATIONS AND PRODUCTION MANAGEMENT  (3 credits)
Basic concepts, philosophy, and techniques of analysis for decision-making at the operational level.  PREREQ:  ACCT 2202, BA 3301, INFO 3301, and MGT 2217.  F, S

MGT 4460 PROBLEMS IN POLICY AND MANAGEMENT  (3 credits)
A capstone course, which integrates the functional areas of business designed to provide insight into how business decisions are made.  PREREQ:  Senior standing and BA 3301, INFO 3301, FIN 3315, FIN 3317, MGT 3312, MGT 3329 and MKTG 3325.  COREQ:  BA 4400.  F, S

MGT 4482 PROJECT MANAGEMENT  (3 credits)
Philosophy and tools of project management focusing on applied methodologies.  Addresses project scope, breakdown structure, schedules, and closure following professionally accepted industry standards.  PREREQ:  MGT 3329 or permission of instructor.  D

MKTG 3325 BASIC MARKETING MANAGEMENT  (3 credits)
Introduction to the marketing function in business and other organizations.  Environmental aspects of market selection and strategy.  Analysis of product, pricing, promotion, and distribution.  F, S

 

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