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IS 501. Credit By Arrangement

Credits: 1-3 View Details
Description: Credit By Arrangement.
Semester Offered: Fall| Spring| Summer


IS 540. Advanced Business Statistics

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


IS 542. Business Statistics

Credits: 2 View Details
Description: Numerical and graphical descriptive statistics and inferential procedures. Selected statistical topics with major emphasis on applications in business.
Semester Offered: Fall


IS 543. 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 544. Information Technology Foundations

Credits: 2 View Details
Description: Conceptual foundations of IS, roles of computer-based IS systems in business including strategic competitive uses, global and ethical issues.
Semester Offered: Spring


IS 545. 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 546. 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 550. Information Systems Strategy, Management and Acquisitions

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: IT impact on business strategy, capabilities, and value. IT leadership, function to support business, and acquisition.
Prerequisites: IS 363
Semester Offered: Fall| Spring


IS 551. 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


IS 554. Decision Support Systems

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Information systems for management decision making. Decision making processes, model base development, and knowledge management. Design, implementation and evaluation of decision support systems.
Prerequisites: IS 242 or equivalent course.
Semester Offered: Spring


IS 555. Business Research Methodology

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Planning, organizing, and executing a research project. Sampling techniques, design of experiments, interpretation and presentation of business data analysis.
Prerequisites: IS 241
Semester Offered: DEMAND


IS 558. IS Innovation and New Technologies

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: E-commerce and e-Business issues such as models, e-markets, security, social networks, e-communities, social, ethical and legal issues and emerging technologies.
Prerequisites: IS 340
Semester Offered: Fall


IS 559. Topics in Information Systems

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Recent developments in concepts, theory, practices in the analysis, design, and implementation of management information systems. May be repeated with different topics to a maximum of 9 credits.
Prerequisites: IS 350 or IS 356, or permission of department
Semester Offered: DEMAND


IS 560. Project Management

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Strategies, processes, and integration techniques in the management of software development projects. Planning, staffing, scheduling, controlling, and quality assurance.
Prerequisites: IS 356 or IS 350
Semester Offered: Fall| Spring


IS 571. Policy Development and Security Issues in Information Systems

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Development of security policy in line with legal requirements. Risk management, security planning, contingency/disaster planning, auditing, TEMPEST compliance and on-going evaluation through the system life cycle.
Prerequisites: IS 352, IS 353, CNA 397, or CSCI 310
Semester Offered: Fall


IS 572. IT Security and Risk Management

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Management of the security function. Risk assessment of the probability of data being compromised, design phase, and disaster recovery plan. Auditing, and quantitative and qualitative analysis.
Prerequisites: IS 451 or CNA 397
Semester Offered: Spring


IS 573. Operational Software Safeguards

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Implementation of network security policy. Evaluation of hacker tools. Preventative measures. Monitoring attacks and analyzing logs.
Prerequisites: IS 472
Semester Offered: Fall


IS 581. Introduction to Computer Forensics

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Investigating computer crime and techniques to uncover, protect, and analyze digital evidence using software and hardware tools and techniques to perform rudimentary investigations as well as consider ethical implications of the investigation.
Prerequisites: IS 340, BCIS 340 or permission of instructor
Semester Offered: DEMAND


IS 583. Client/Server Security

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Security problems related to client/server computing. Benchmarking client/server application in relation to virus protection, firewall configurations, authentication/encryption. Secure client/server design strategies.
Prerequisites: IS 451 or IS 463
Semester Offered: Spring


IS 584. Business Process Management

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Concepts and strategies for improving business processes such as process design principles, challenges, organizational change, outsourcing, and inter-organizational process.
Prerequisites: IS 363
Semester Offered: Fall


IS 585. Enterprise Systems

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Theoretic and practical issues related to the application of enterprise systems within organizations.
Prerequisites: IS 363
Semester Offered: Fall


IS 588. Type B Workshop

Credits: 1-3 View Details
Description: Area limited and specific subjects selected before workshop is announced. These workshops are designed to meet the needs of graduate students for continuing education or enrichment. Workshops numbered 588 may be included as a part of the graduate degree only with the specific approval of the adviser and the graduate dean. This approval may be obtained either by inclusion of the course at the time of program approval or through the petition process.
Semester Offered: Fall| Spring| Summer


IS 598. Business Consulting

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Teams of students work as consultants to area businesses and non-profit organizations to diagnose and solve actual business problems. Written and oral report required.
Prerequisites: IS 242, ACCT 292, FIRE 371, MGMT 301, MKGB 320
Semester Offered: Fall| Spring


IS 600. Special Problems

Credits: 1-3 View Details
Description: Independent study for advanced students wishing to work out a special problem in the major area of concentration.
Semester Offered: Fall| Spring| Summer


IS 632. MBA Management Support Systems

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Current topics in technology supported business decision making, reengineering, and related management strategies. Variety of management support technologies, modeling and decision making techniques.
Prerequisites: BCIS 340
Semester Offered: Fall


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