Computer Information Systems and Security
CISS 6600 - FUNDAMENTALS IN INFORMATION SYSTEM TECHNOLOGY (6 Credits)
This course is designed to provide the necessary foundation in the basic information systems concepts of Operating Systems, Programming, Analysis and Design, Networking, and Databases. This is an online course. This course is a prerequisite for all students entering the MS in Information Systems and Security program who do not have the necessary technology foundation.
CISS 8302 - DATA BASE MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS (3 Credits)
Analysis, design and management of databases to meet e-commerce business system organizational data and information needs using. Uses current e-commerce information systems development methodologies such as Object-Oriented Analysis and Design (OOA&D) and tools. Such as Computer-Assisted Systems Engineering (CASE) software and current databases/object of a complex e-commerce business database application. Formulation and application of methods for data resource management, including distributed access, performance optimization, scalability, and security.
CISS 8303 - INFORMATION SYSTEMS DEVELOPMENT (3 Credits)
Analysis, design, and implementation of complete information systems using current methodologies and tools. Application of methods for overall development/acquisition of technology solutions, including software application, database integration, system distribution, system integrity and security, and the operational management and maintenance of information systems.
CISS 8304 - TELECOMMUNICATIONS AND NETWORKING (3 Credits)
An-depth coverage of telecommunications and networking technologies. Architectures, topologies and protocols will be analyzed, along with communications standards used in enterprise networks and for electronic commerce systems. Course includes application of telecommunications and networking technologies to solve enterprise communications requirements in instructor provided scenarios and case studies.
CISS 8305 - INFORMATION SYSTEMS HARDWARE AND SOFTWARE PLATFORMS (3 Credits)
Examines the key elements of all computer systems using an integrated approach that treats hardware and software as part of the same, larger system. Students gain important insights into the interplay between hardware and software and develops a better understanding of modern computer systems. Offered: fall.
CISS 8310 - SPECIAL TOPICS IN INFORMATION SYSTEMS (3 Credits)
In-depth study of specialized topic chosen by instructor. Course may be repeated for credit when topics vary. Prerequisite: varies with course content.