University Catalog

IS 150. Business Application Software

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Spreadsheet, database, and other application software in the solution of basic business problems.
Semester Offered: Fall| Spring


IS 242. Business Statistics

Credits: 4 View Details
Description: Business problem solving: data collection, summarizing and describing data, estimation and hypotheses testing, analysis of variance, regression analysis, time series, quality control, decision analysis. Statistical software. Tutorial.
Prerequisites: MATH 115 or MATH 196 or MATH 211 (prereq.: MATH 111) or MATH 221 (prereq.: MATH 112)
Semester Offered: Fall| Spring| Summer


IS 250. Application Program Development I

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Requirement analysis, program design, design and coding standards. Translating design to programming language, testing and documentation.
Semester Offered: Fall| Spring


IS 251. Application Program Development II

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Intermediate business computer programming. Interactive program design and development environments.
Prerequisites: IS 250 or equivalent programming course.
Semester Offered: Fall


IS 255. Computer Interfaces with Business Applications

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Business computer applications, interfaces with common operating systems and computer networks.
Prerequisites: IS 250, IS 251
Semester Offered: Fall| Spring


IS 301. Information Technology in the Entrepreneurial Organization

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Application of information technology to the entrepreneurial organization. Includes needs assessment, managing technology and impact analysis. Cannot be used as IS major elective.
Semester Offered: DEMAND


IS 327. Management Information Systems

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Conceptual foundations of MIS, roles of computer-based IS in business including strategic and competitive uses, global and ethical issues in MIS.
Semester Offered: Fall| Spring


IS 340. Management Information Systems

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Conceptual foundations of MIS, roles of computer-based information systems in organizations, global and ethical issues in MIS, and business application software.
Semester Offered: Fall| Spring| Summer


IS 341. Management Science

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Deterministic and probabilistic modeling. Linear programming, networks, queuing, inventory models, project scheduling, simulation, and decision analysis.
Prerequisites: IS 241
Semester Offered: DEMAND


IS 344. Field Experience

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Participation in a paid part-time position with a cooperating business, governmental, or civic organization. May be enrolled in no more than 10 additional credits. May be repeated up to 6 credits. Student must enroll in at least one on-campus class after the field experience. Permission of department.
Semester Offered: Fall| Spring| Summer


IS 350. Systems Analysis and Design I

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Strategies and techniques for structured analysis and design in the development of information systems.
Prerequisites: IS 340
Semester Offered: Fall| Spring


IS 351. Systems Analysis and Design II

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: System development using structured tools/techniques for describing process flows, data flows, and data structures.
Prerequisites: IS 250, IS 350
Semester Offered: Fall| Spring


IS 352. Unix Operating Systems Principles

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Analysis and management of commands, processes and network links. Applications management. Decision-support mechanisms and log analysis. Script writing for customizing application streams.
Prerequisites: IS 250
Semester Offered: Fall| Spring


IS 353. Client Server Architecture

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Analysis and management of the communication path between client and server processes. Review of physical connectivity, data link, internet and transport protocols. Port adressing structure as related to client/server processes. Lower layer security and performance issues in client server design.
Prerequisites: IS 250
Semester Offered: Fall| Spring


IS 356. Systems Analysis and Design

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Systematic methodologies for analyzing business problems or opportunities using structured tools/techniques.
Prerequisites: IS 340, IS 250 or equivalent programming course.
Semester Offered: Fall| Spring


IS 359. Practicum in IS

Credits: 1-3 View Details
Description: Supervised application program development. Can be repeated to a maximum of 6 credits. A maximum of 3 credits can be used in the major.
Semester Offered: Fall| Spring| Summer


IS 363. Enterprise Architecture

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Design, selection, implementation and management of enterprise IT solutions. Applications and infrastructure and their fit with the business.
Prerequisites: IS 250 or equivalent programming course.
Semester Offered: Fall| Spring


IS 365. Introduction to Human-Computer Interaction

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Integration of cognitive psychology, design, information systems and others to examine human performance, IS components, methods and techniques used in design and evaluation of IS.
Prerequisites: IS 356
Semester Offered: Spring


IS 440. Advanced Business Statistics

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Applied multiple regression and correlation analysis, analysis of variance with two or more variables of classification, and multivariate techniques.
Prerequisites: IS 241
Semester Offered: DEMAND


IS 443. Database Design, Implementation and Administration

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Entity relationship modeling, normalization, and implementation of utilizing SQL at both server and client side applications. Concurrency control methods and data security management.
Prerequisites: IS 250 or equivalent programming course.
Semester Offered: Fall| Spring


IS 444. Internship in Business

Credits: 3-12 View Details
Description: Participation in a full-time position as an intern-in-business with a cooperating business, governmental, or civic organization whose program has been approved in advance by the IS Department. Credits are provided upon completion of all requirements. A maximum of 3 credits can be used in the major.
Semester Offered: Fall| Spring| Summer


IS 445. Application Program Development III

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Topics in business application program development. Programming languages, development techniques, and development environments.
Prerequisites: IS 251
Semester Offered: DEMAND


IS 446. Information Technology for Competitive Advantage

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Concepts of information technology affecting the industrial environment, cost reduction, product differentiation, competitive scopes, and new products/services development.
Prerequisites: IS 340
Semester Offered: DEMAND


IS 450. Strategy, Management and Acquisition

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: IT impact on business strategy, capabilities, and value. IT leadership, function to support business, and acquisition.
Prerequisites: IS 340 or equivalent course
Semester Offered: Fall| Spring


IS 451. IT Infrastructure

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: IT infrastructure issues such as Internet-based architecture, computer and network security, business continuity, and the role of infrastructure.
Prerequisites: IS 250 or equivalent programming course
Semester Offered: Fall| Spring


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