Information Systems (IS)

IS 502 Advanced Programming3 Credit hours   
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IS 510 Comptr Sys & Structured Prgm 23 Credit hours   

A continuation of IS 500. Topics include aglorithm develop- ment, manipulation of arrays and an introduction to dynamic data structures. (PR: IS 500 or consent)

Pre-req: IS 500.

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IS 535 Applied Healthcare DB3 Credit hours   

To understand the logical and physical design of data stored and retrieved from relational databases, how it applies to healthcare, and how HIM professionals can effectively communicate business requirements.

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IS 545 Healthcare Data Analytics3 Credit hours   

The course focuses on the systems, techniques, strategies and methods of big data analysis, data mining and machine learning algorithms and data visualization in healthcare settings.

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IS 580 Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   

Occasional offerings of current topics in information systems, providing important supplementary material for participating students.

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IS 581 Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   

Occasional offerings of current topics in information systems, providing important supplementary material for participating students.

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IS 582 Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   

Occasional offerings of current topics in information systems, providing important supplementary material for participating students.

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IS 583 Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   

Occasional offerings of current topics in information systems, providing important supplementary material for participating students.

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IS 585 Independent Study1-4 Credit hours   

An approved study of special interest, that is appropriate for the student's program of study, concerning information systems. Carried out under the supervision of a faculty member.

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IS 586 Independent Study1-4 Credit hours   

An approved study of special interest, that is appropriate for the student's program of study, concerning information systems. Carried out under the supervision of a faculty member.

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IS 587 Independent Study1-4 Credit hours   

An approved study of special interest, that is appropriate for the student's program of study, concerning information systems. Carried out under the supervision of a faculty member.

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IS 588 Independent Study1-4 Credit hours   

An approved study of special interest, that is appropriate for the student's program of study, concerning information systems. Carried out under the supervision of a faculty member.

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IS 600 Management Information Systems3 Credit hours   

The course examines personal, work group, and enterprise information systems with respect to their value, their components, and the process of developing them.

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IS 603 Program for Artificial Intell3 Credit hours   

An introduction to programming for artificial intelligence applications using Prolog.

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IS 605 Systems Analysis and Design3 Credit hours   

This course focuses on analysis and design of information systems. Topics include system development approaches, UML design, system integration, system-oriented architecture and foundation. Introduction to information systems from system implementor's viewpoint; information systems life cycle; techniques of analysis; data dictionaries and data flow diagrams; computer-oriented system description. (PR: Admission to program)

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IS 610 Systems Quality Assurance3 Credit hours   

This course will cover the steps in developing enterprise IT policies, standards, guidelines and procedures while ensuring quality and compliance responsible for the design, implementation, and evaluation, and monitoring of a comprehensive system. Physical design of information systems; hardware selection; software design, database considerations; program development; software structuring techniques; cost/ performance trade-offs; system implementation; evaluation and optimization techniques. (PR: IS 605)

Pre-req: IS 605 or IS 605G.

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IS 615 System Simulation3 Credit hours   

An introduction to discrete-event computer modeling and simulation. Probability distributions, model verification and validation, input data collection, output analysis. Simulation languages and software. (PR: Programming capability and quantitative skills)

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IS 618 Computer Appl in Engi & Sci I3 Credit hours   

Computational and algorithmic methods in engineering and science, optimization and numerical analytic techniques including gradient and search methods, linear programming, simulation, and data base mechanics. (PR: Admission to the program)

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IS 620 Intro to Operating Systems3 Credit hours   

General principles of managing jobs, processes and storage (real, virtual, auxiliary) in multiprogramming operating systems; interconnection and management of processors in multi-processing and distributed computing system configurations; operating systems comparison. (PR: IS 621 and IS 630, or consent)

Pre-req: IS 621 or IS 520G.

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IS 621 Information Structures I3 Credit hours   

Representation and manipulation of numeric and non-numeric information, linear lists, strings, multilinked structures; sorting and searching; storage management; data structures in programming language. Relevant aspects of discrete mathematics. (PR: IS 510 or equivalent)

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IS 622 Emerging Tech in Info Systems3 Credit hours   

This course will explore the emerging technologies in information systems. These technologies are generally new but include older technologies that are still controversial and relatively undeveloped in potential (PR: IS 621) A continuation of IS 621. Tree, graph, and set structures; file structures for secondary storage; aspects of discrete mathematics. (PR: IS 621)

Pre-req: IS 621.

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IS 623 Database Management3 Credit hours   

Review of information structures and of relationships among data elements and objects. Relational database theory; design and organization of databases, retrieval structures, and query mechanisms. (Prerequisite: IS 622 or consent)

Pre-req: IS 621 (may be taken concurrently).

Concurrent PR: IS 621
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IS 624 Data Warehousing3 Credit hours   

A hand-on introduction to the concepts and techniques of data warehousing and data mining.

Pre-req: IS 623.

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IS 625 Software Engineering3 Credit hours   

The process of developing complex software products. Includes the software life cycle, methods and tools for life cycle phases. Application of concepts, methods, and tools in a class project.

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IS 630 Comp Arch & Assembly Lang3 Credit hours   

An introduction to the composition and operation of electronic digital computers and to assembly language programming. (PR: IS 510 or equivalent)

Pre-req: IS 510.

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IS 631 Information Security3 Credit hours   

This course provides foundation knowledge in information security, including protecting information assets, risk mitigation strategies, response to security incidents, and designing secure systems.

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IS 635 Computer Graphics3 Credit hours   

An introduction to the areas of computer graphics that are necessary to understand, evaluate, and develop graphics applications. (PR: Admission to program)

Pre-req: IS 500.

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IS 640 Programming Languages3 Credit hours   

Definition of program environment, program sequence and control, subroutines and other secondary sequences; statement structures, parsing, grammers, etc.; classes of programming languages. (PR: IS 622 or consent)

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IS 645 Geographic Information Systems3 Credit hours   

Covers the elements of GIS hardware, software, data and infrastructure needs. Input data issues; data types, sources, error, preprocessing, manipulation and analysis, GIS tools and applications. (PR: Consent)

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IS 646 Computer Sys Security3 Credit hours   

This course is designed to provide the technical and analytical skills to implement computer security. Students review how to manage computer security, current security technologies, and incident response.

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IS 647 IT Disaster Plan and Recovery3 Credit hours   

This course provides the skills necessary to manage IT disaster recovery planning. The course focuses on the protection of information. Students will analyze risk, design a plan, and explore available technologies.

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IS 650 Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   

Different transmission media, digital communications, telecommunications services, types of networks and topologies, network protocols, components, and applications. (PR IS 521 or TM 660 or Permission)

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IS 651 Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   

Varies according to interests of students and instructor. (PR: Consent)

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IS 652 Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   

Varies according to interests of students and instructor. (PR: Consent)

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IS 653 Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   

Occasional offerings of current topics in information systems, providing important supplementary material for participating students.

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IS 655 Multimedia & Elec Dissem3 Credit hours   

Components of multimedia, such as data, voice, pictures, animations, and videos, and their production, manipulation, dissemination processes. Technologies, processes, and services for electronic dissemination. Applications and current trends. (TM 660 or permission)

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IS 656 Comm & Network Technologies3 Credit hours   

Different transmission media, digital communications, telecommunications services, types of networks and topologies, network protocols, components, and applications. (PR: IS 622, or TM 660, or permission)

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IS 660 Models of Computation3 Credit hours   

Switching algebra and relationship to computers; finite automata; Turing machines; recursion; computability and unsolvability. (PR: IS 622, math maturity)

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IS 665 Health Care Enterpr Info Syst3 Credit hours   

A hands-on introduction to using a health care enterprise information system providing students opportunity to work with elements of an EIS

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IS 670 Lang Translators & Concepts3 Credit hours   

Formal language concepts, syntactic analysis; types of translators; detailed review of assemblers, interpreters, and compilers, and techniques of their construction. (PR: IS 622)

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IS 680 Social Issues in Info Systems3 Credit hours   

Aspects of the interaction of computer systems and society including such topics as system security, respect of privacy, changing job requirements, ergonomics, and moral and ethical considerations. (PR: Completion of core, or consent of instructor)

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IS 681 Thesis1-6 Credit hours   

Investigate a research problem of theoretical interest and practical value under mentorship of a information systems and computer science faculty.

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IS 685 Independent Study1-4 Credit hours   

An approved study of special interest, that is appropriate for the student's program of study, concerning information systems. Carried out under the supervision of a faculty member.

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IS 686 Independent Study1-4 Credit hours   

An approved study of special interest, that is appropriate for the student's program of study, concerning information systems. Carried out under the supervision of a faculty member.

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IS 687 Independent Study1-4 Credit hours   

An approved study of special interest, that is appropriate for the student's program of study, concerning information systems. Carried out under the supervision of a faculty member.

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IS 688 Independent Study1-4 Credit hours   

An approved study of special interest, that is appropriate for the student's program of study, concerning information systems. Carried out under the supervision of a faculty member.

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IS 690 Prin of Artificial Intellignce3 Credit hours   

A survey of the field of artificial intelligence and expert systems. Students will work together designing and implementing a project. (PR: Permission)

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IS 691 Comprehensive Project3 Credit hours   

Develop expertise in an emerging area of information systems through guided study under faculty mentorship.

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IS 692 Image Processing3 Credit hours   

Image Processing focuses on the application of technology to scientific analysis of images. Topics include: measurement techniques, scientific methods of reconstruction and interpretation of images; enhancement of images and video.

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IS 695 Expert Systems3 Credit hours   

A review of expert systems techniques and applications. Participants will develop small expert systems using several different personal computer expert systems development programs (shells)

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IS 698 Internship1-3 Credit hours   

Supervised work experience in information systems or related fields.

Attributes: No Textbook Required
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IS 699 Final Project1-6 Credit hours   
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