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IS 455. 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 242
Semester Offered: DEMAND


IS 458. 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 459. 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 356
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring


IS 460. 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
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring


IS 473. 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 483. 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 363
Semester Offered: Spring


IS 484. 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 processes.
Prerequisites: IS 340
Semester Offered: Fall


IS 485. Enterprise Systems

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Theoretic and practical issues related to the application of enterprise systems within organizations.
Prerequisites: IS 340
Semester Offered: Spring


IS 498. 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 or STAT 242, ACCT 292, FIRE 371, MGMT 201, MKTG 220 or permission of department
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring


IS 501. Credit By Arrangement

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


IS 534. Introduction to Data Analytics

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Fundamentals of Data Analytics (DA). Systematically applying statistical or logical techniques to describe and evaluate data. How managers use business analytics to formulate and solve business problems and to support managerial decision making.
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring


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. No prerequisite for Information Assurance (IA) major, Computer Science (CSCI) major, or Computer Networking and Application (CNA) major.
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.
Semester Offered: DEMAND


IS 550. 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.
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.
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring


IS 552. 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.
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.
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.
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.
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring


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.
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring






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