This course provides technical knowledge of computer hardware and system software. The material covered in the course presents the background needed for systems analysis, design, configuration, procurement and management.
This course covers the fundamentals of software engineering using a project management methodology and systems approach. Requirements analysis, system design and object-oriented analysis and design are covered.
This course covers fundamental, vendor-independent networking concepts. The course is aligned with the CompTIA Network+ certification exam. Various tools are used to analyze networks.
This course covers current electronic commerce strategies and technologies associated with the internet, the web, social networks and mobile devices. Key concepts, opportunities and applications of e-commerce are presented, providing an in-depth overview of the field of e-commerce.
Management Information Systems
This course covers the principles of managing information systems in the context of an enterprise. Topics include coverage of information technology in management, information systems in decision-making, planning of information systems, systems development, controls and security measures, and electronic commerce.
Web Design I
The course shows how to use Hypertext Markup Language (HTML), Extensible HTML (XHTML) and Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) to create a website. 'Best practices' in website and web page design and creation are used.
This course presents the fundamental concepts of database systems. The course covers the relational model, structured query language (SQL), data modeling, database design and database administration.
This course covers the principles and practices of secure operation and management of information systems. Principles and practices of analysis and monitoring of systems security are also addressed.
Systems Analysis and Design
This course introduces the concepts, tools and techniques used in the analysis, design and deployment of information systems which support business requirements. Topics include requirements determination, data and process modeling, various development methodologies, project management, data and user interface design, security, implementation and maintenance, and documentation.
Information Systems Project Management
This course covers the technical and managerial aspects of project management as identified by the Project Management Institute's A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide). Emphasis is placed on defining project management and its relationship to other business disciplines and the development of information systems. PMBOK is a registered mark of the Project Management Institute.
Security Trends and Legal Issues
This course examines the legal environment pertinent to security professionals. Topics include the role of government, relevant civil and criminal law, constitutional rights and privacy issues, intellectual property, and compliance. In addition, current trends in cybersecurity are explored.
Senior Research Project
This capstone course requires students to demonstrate the knowledge and skills they gained throughout the degree program by completing a major research project.