Oct 04, 2022  
2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Courses of Instruction


Courses numbered 0 to 99 are developmental and credits may not be used to satisfy degree requirements.  Courses numbered 1000 to 1099, freshman; 2000 to 2099, sophomore; 3000 to 3099, junior; 4000 to 4099, senior; 5000 to 5099, graduate; 6000 to 7099, graduate courses beyond the master’s level.  Where indicated, certain 4000-level courses are accepted for graduate credit.

The number after each course title indicates the semester hours credit. CR(credit) or NC (no credit) after a course title indicates a pass/fail course with no semester hours credit.

An abbreviation following a course description indicates the semester or summer term the course will normally be offered: F-fall semester; Sp-spring semester; Sum-entire summer session; Sum I - first summer term; Sum II - second summer term.  The word “even” or “odd” follows the description of a course which is offered only in alternate years.

Students may not enroll in more than one section of the same course specified in the University catalog without approval of the Registrar.  Students who register for more than one section of the same course may be arbitrarily dropped from one of the sections without notice.

Class pre-requisites must be completed as prescribed by the most current catalog, regardless of the catalog or curriculum in effect for any student.  Students who do not meet course qualifications or who have not completed pre-requisites for a course may be arbitrarily dropped without notice.

The courses that are listed in this catalog may be offered for credit in a variety of formats, including electronically mediated teaching.

 

 

Communication

  
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    COMM 4071 - Visual Communication


    3 cr.

    Theories of perception, methods of analysis of visual media, and principles and strategies of visual communication, emphasizing critical thinking about the role and function of media in society.


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    COMM 4080 - Digital Cinema


    3 cr.

    Theory and techniques of video production from conception to completion, for a variety of mass communications applications. One hour lecture, four hours studio. 

    Prerequisite(s): COMM 2052 , graduate standing, or consent of instructor.
    (Formerly MCOM 4052 )

    Additional course fee.


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    COMM 4081 - Mass Communications Law


    3 cr.

    Legal limitations and privileges affecting publishing, advertising, broadcasting, telecasting; consideration of legal philosophy bearing on mass communications media.

    Prerequisite(s): Junior standing.


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    COMM 4090 - Internship


    2 cr.

    One semester of supervised off-campus industry service. Academic requirements include a final paper and presentation.

    Prerequisite(s): completion of 16 hours of COMM course, including either COMM 2009  or COMM 2090 , plus an approved internship proposal.
    (Formerly  CMST 4090 and MCOM 4090)


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    COMM 4091 - Directed Study


    1-3 cr.

    Individualized study of selected topics in the field of communication.

    Prerequisite(s): COMM 1018 , COMM 2010   and approval of advisor and directed study supervisor.
    (Formerly MCOM 4091 )


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Computer Information Systems

3000/4000 Level CINS classes are open only to juniors or seniors in the College of Business Administration with at least a 2.0 GPA on all hours to be credited toward the degree, or permission of the department head.

  
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    CINS 1001 - Microcomputer Operations


    3 cr.

    An introduction to information systems. Topics include hardware, operating systems, and application programs with hands-on experience. Not open to College of Business juniors and seniors.

    F, Sp, Sum


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    CINS 2005 - Introduction to Computer-Based Management Information Systems


    3 cr.

    Introduction to the use of the computer for business applications; productivity software (word processing, electronic spreadsheet, data management, and presentation graphics). CINS majors must earn a minimum grade of “C”.

    Prerequisite(s): Completion of all developmental requirements.
    F, Sp, Sum


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    CINS 2012 - Word Processing


    3 cr.

    Introduction to word processing concepts and fundamentals of word processing operations; hands-on experience with microcomputer word processors. Laboratory work required.

    Prerequisite(s): 35 wpm keyboard competency, CSCI 1070 .
    F, Sum


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    CINS 2015 - Spreadsheet Applications


    3 cr.

    Intensive coverage of business spreadsheet models; including spreadsheet design, file-building techniques, graphics, and spreadsheet automation with macros.

    Prerequisite(s): CSCI 1070  or permission of instructor.
    F, Sp


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    CINS 2020 - Introduction to Business Programming


    3 cr.

    Fundamentals of problem solving, programming logic, and algorithm specification using various modeling tools; coding of algorithms in a programming language.

    Prerequisite(s): CSCI 1070 , MATH 1016  and completion of all developmental requirements, or permission of instructor.
    F, Sp, Sum


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    CINS 3002 - Intermediate Business Programming


    3 cr.

    Computer programming methods for business systems. Emphasizes contemporary programming environments and application development using a modern programming language.

    Prerequisite(s): CINS 2020 


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    CINS 3006 - Data Base Application Development


    3 cr.

    Concepts related to modeling organizational data; emphasis on designing and implementing the Relational database model using both the Structured Query Language (SQL) and a graphical query interface.

    Prerequisite(s): CINS 2020 

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    F, Sp



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    CINS 3040 - Networks and Data Communications


    3 cr.

    Concepts of data communications and networks and their impact on the business enterprise; issues pertaining to design, development, and implementation; hands-on experience with a network.

    Prerequisite(s): CINS 2020  or CSCI 2000 
    F, Sp


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    CINS 3041 - Advanced Networking


    3 cr.

    Planning, building, and administering local area networks. Emphasis placed on installation, management, and maintenance of client/server networks. Coverage of TCP/IP, remote access, and other popular services.

    Prerequisite(s): CINS 3040 .
    Sp


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    CINS 3044 - Information Security Management


    3 cr.

    Principles of information security and assurance, with emphasis on the managerial component. A lifecycle approach is used to identify, assess, and develop responses to security threats to organizational assets.

    Prerequisite(s): CINS 3040  or permission of instructor.


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    CINS 3045 - Information Security Practice


    3 cr.

    An application oriented study of advanced practices and procedures for the design, development, and deployment of organizational information security and assurance measures.

    Prerequisite(s): CINS 3044  or instructor approval.
    Sp


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    CINS 3050 - Management Information Systems


    3 cr.

    Application and impact of information technologies on organizational strategy and operations. Emphasis is on applying technology for managerial decision-making and collaborations.

    Prerequisite(s): CSCI 1070 .
    LCCN: CMGM 3013

    F, Sp, Sum


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    CINS 4030 - Information Systems Analysis


    3 cr.

    Overview of various system development life cycles, with emphasis on structured tools and techniques for describing data flows, data structures, file designs, input and output designs, and process specifications.

    Prerequisite(s): CSCI 1070 , CINS 3006 , CINS 3050 ; BUSN 3005 , or permission of instructor.
    F


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    CINS 4035 - Information Systems Design


    3 cr.

    Strategies and techniques of structured design for producing logical system specifications and for deriving physical system designs. Coverage of object orientation and other methodologies for dealing with complexity in the development of information systems.

    Prerequisite(s): CINS 4030  and BUSN 4012 , or permission of instructor.
    Sp


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    CINS 4091 - Directed Study


    1-3 cr.

    Investigative study on a selected topic by an individual student under the direction of a faculty member.

    May be repeated for a maximum of 6 credits.
    Prerequisite(s): Senior standing and approval of the directing faculty member and the department head.


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    CINS 4093 - Seminar – Software


    1-3 cr. per semester.

    Seminar in information systems.

    May be repeated for a maximum of 6 credits.
    Prerequisite(s): approval of department head.
    (Formerly CINS 492A)


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    CINS 4094 - Seminar – Methodologies


    1-3 cr. per semester.

    Seminar in information systems.

    May be repeated for a maximum of 6 credits.
    Prerequisite(s): approval of department head.
    (Formerly CINS 492B)


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    CINS 4095 - Seminar – Special Topics


    1-3 cr. per semester.

    Seminar in information systems.

    May be repeated for a maximum of 6 credits.
    Prerequisite(s): approval of department head.
    (Formerly CINS 492C)


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Computer Science

  
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    CSCI 1067 - Software Applications


    1 cr.

    Work with three major computer application software packages - word processing, spreadsheets, and databases. Not applicable towards a degree in Computer Science or in the College of Business Administration.


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    CSCI 1070 - Computer Literacy


    3 cr.

    A study of computer concepts with an emphasis on the personal computer and its practical use, the impact of computers on society, and the knowledge required to be computer literate in today’s digital world.

     

    LCCN:  CBUS 2203


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    CSCI 1080 - Foundations of Computer Science


    3 cr.

    An introduction to the foundations of computer science and problem solving using a modern, high-level programming language. Not applicable toward a degree in Computer Science.


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    CSCI 2000 - Introduction to Computer Programming


    3 cr.

    An introduction to algorithms and programming, with an emphasis on the basic design, implementation, and testing of solutions to numerical and non-numerical problems.

    Prerequisite(s): CSCI 1080  or credit or registration in a mathematics core curriculum course.


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    CSCI 2003 - Intermediate Programming


    3 cr.

    Continuation of CSCI 2000 , with increased emphasis on program design (including structured and object oriented techniques, data structures, and algorithms).

    Prerequisite(s): Grade of “C” or better in CSCI 2000  and credit in MATH 1011  or MATH 1013  or permission of the department head.


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    CSCI 2026 - Introduction to Discrete Structures


    3 cr.

    An introduction to discrete mathematical structures with applications to Computer Science. Topics include: logic, proof techniques, set theory, combinatorics, and functions.

    Prerequisite(s): credit or registration in CSCI 2000  and credit in MATH 1011  or MATH 1013  or permission of the department head.


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    CSCI 2053 - Computer Organization and Assembly Language Programming


    3 cr.

    Basic logic, data representations, number systems, introduction to computer organization, and assembly language programming.

    Prerequisite(s): Grade of “C” or better in CSCI 2000 , CSCI 2026 , and credit in MATH 1011  or MATH 1013  or permission of the department head.


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    CSCI 2064 - Introduction to Computer Organization


    2 cr.

    Basic logic design, coding, number representation and arithmetic binary representation, and computer architecture.

    Prerequisite(s): CSCI 2026 , CSCI 2053 , and credit or registration in CSCI 2065 .


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    CSCI 2065 - Computer Organization Laboratory


    1 cr.

    Laboratory class to accompany CSCI 2064 .

    Prerequisite(s): Credit or registration in CSCI 2064 .


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    CSCI 2073 - Data Structures


    3 cr.

    An introduction to classic data structures that builds on object-oriented concepts such as abstraction and inheritance. Topics include lists, stacks, queues, trees, graphs, sets, and maps..

    Prerequisite(s): CSCI 2003  with a grade of “C” or better and CSCI 2026 .


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    CSCI 2098 - Ethical and Professional Issues in Computing


    2 cr.

    Presentation of current topics in the field of computer science with special emphasis on ethics.

    Prerequisite(s): CSCI 2073   


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    CSCI 3005 - Analysis of Algorithms


    3 cr.

    The design and analysis of computer algorithms and data structures. Classes of algorithms studied include sorting, searching, graph, parallel and NP-complete. An in-depth study into both efficiency and design. Correctness and formal verification of algorithms.

    Prerequisite(s): CSCI 3026  and a grade of “C” or better in CSCI 2073 .


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    CSCI 3010 - Organization of Programming Languages


    3 cr.

    An introduction to programming language specification and analysis. Additional topics include programming language paradigms, run-time environments, binding strategies, compilers, and interpreters.

    Prerequisite(s): CSCI 2073 .


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    CSCI 3013 - Computer Theory


    3 cr.

    The various types of abstract languages and their corresponding acceptors. The Chomsky hierarchy. Determinism and non-determinism in language acceptors; problem decidability. The relationship of abstract languages and automata to computers.

    Prerequisite(s): CSCI 3005  and CSCI 3010 .


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    CSCI 3020 - Object-Oriented Design and Programming


    3 cr.

    Elements of the object model including abstraction, encapsulation, modularity, class hierarchies and inheritance, virtual functions, generic classes, and operator overloading. Methods for identifying classes and objects, notation for object-oriented design, the design process, and case studies.

    Prerequisite(s): CSCI 2073 .


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    CSCI 3026 - Advanced Discrete Structures


    3 cr.

    A study of advanced topics from discrete mathematics, with special emphasis to applications in computer science. Topics include: efficiency of algorithms, recurrence relations, number theory, mathematical induction, relations, and graph theory.

    Prerequisite(s): CSCI 2026  and MATH 1013 


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    CSCI 3030 - Internet Programming


    3 cr.

    The art and science of programming for web-based applications. Topics covered will include human-computer interaction, client-side and server-side programming, interfacing with net-centric databases, and electronic document encoding.

    Prerequisite(s): CSCI 2073 .
    (Formerly CSCI 3040)


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    CSCI 3050 - Research Methods for Computer Science


    3 cr.

    An introduction to methods used in computer science research. Topics include techniques and conventions in research methods, evaluation approaches, and presentation of results.

    Prerequisite(s): CSCI 2026 .


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    CSCI 3067 - Advanced Software Applications


    3 cr.

    A study of advanced applications and their use in producing professional level presentations. Students will utilize problems from their major field of study, occupation, and/or other areas of interest. The word processor, spreadsheet, and other tools will be used to integrate the study into a desktop publication. Not applicable toward a degree in computer science.

    Prerequisite(s): CSCI 1070 .


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    CSCI 3069 - Introduction to Programming


    3 cr.

    This course will emphasize programming techniques in a modern programming language, currently Pascal, using microcomputers. Program design, coding, debugging, and testing of programs for a wide variety of problems commonly solved by computers. Not applicable toward a degree in computer science.

    Prerequisite(s): CSCI 1070 .


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    CSCI 3073 - Numerical Methods


    3 cr.

    Numerical algorithms fundamental to scientific work including discussion of error.

    Prerequisite(s): CSCI 2003  and MATH 2002  and MATH 1032 .
    (Dual listed as MATH 3073 .)


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    CSCI 3077 - Internet for the User


    3 cr.

    Introduction to the Internet from the user’s perspective. Topics covered will include the history and operation of the Internet, Internet research strategies, and basic web-page design and construction. Not applicable toward a degree in computer science.

    Prerequisite(s): CSCI 1070  or approval of department head.


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    CSCI 3098 - Computer Projects


    3 cr.

    Involvement in practical computer projects.

    Prerequisite(s): approval of department head.


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    CSCI 4011 - Operating Systems


    3 cr.

    Theory and implementation of operating systems including process management, device management, memory management, and file system management. Security, networking, and distributed operating systems.

    Prerequisite(s): CSCI 2053  and CSCI 3010 .


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    CSCI 4012 - Computer Architecture


    3 cr.

    Computer hardware architectures including microcomputers, minicomputers, mainframes and supercomputers; memory organization including cache and virtual memory; pipelining; RISC architecture; parallel processing architectures; comparison of representative architectures.

    Prerequisite(s): CSCI 2053 .


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    CSCI 4020 - Introduction to Biostatistics I


    3 cr.

    An introduction to the discipline of statistics and its application to problems of biology, including human biology, medicine, and public health. Topics include Bayesian inferences, estimation techniques, hypothesis testing, goodness of fit, and analysis of variance.

    Prerequisite(s): MATH 1014  or MATH 1031  or approval of department head.
    (Same as MATH 4020 ).


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    CSCI 4021 - Introduction to Biostatistics II


    3 cr.

    A continuation of CSCI 4020 . Topics include linear and multiple regression, logistics regression, longitudinal data analysis, nonparametric methods and principal component techniques.

    Prerequisite(s): MATH 4020  or CSCI 4020  and junior standing or above.
    (Same as MATH 4021 ).


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    CSCI 4035 - Linear Programming


    3 cr.

    Development of the simplex algorithm, revised simplex, duality, and application.

    Prerequisite(s): MATH 2002 .


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    CSCI 4036 - Introduction to Mathematical Concepts in Operations Research


    3 cr.

    A mathematical approach to concepts in advanced linear and nonlinear programming, dynamic programming, game theories, queuing theory and other standard topics in operations research.

    Prerequisite(s): CSCI 4035  and MATH 3003 .
    (Same as MATH 4036.)


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    CSCI 4040 - Internet Systems Management


    3 cr.

    This course teaches the art and science of providing an Internet presence. It will cover several types of Internet services, concentrating on the World Wide Web. The course will cover support issues related to providing more advanced WWW services, including user support, security, operations, staffing, and purchasing.

    Prerequisite(s): CSCI 3030 .


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    CSCI 4042 - Simulation and Modeling


    3 cr.

    General principles of stochastic simulation. Model development, analysis, and validation. Comparison of alternative models. Use of special purpose simulation languages.

    Prerequisite(s): CSCI 3005  and MATH 3003 .


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    CSCI 4045 - Research Data Base Management


    3 cr.

    An introductory study into data base management activities and practices using the Statistical Analysis System as related to the statistical and report writing needs of researchers. Topics such as data base display techniques, statistical significance tests, statistical modeling, graphics, and report writing will be discussed. Emphasis is on methods and computing techniques using the Statistical Analysis System. Not open to computer science majors.

    Prerequisite(s): CSCI 1070 ; three (3) semester-hour statistics course, or concurrent enrollment in a statistics course, or approval of department head.


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    CSCI 4055 - Theory of Data Base Management Systems


    3 cr.

    Logical and physical data and file organization; relational data models; data normalization; query facilities; current literature in the database area.

    Prerequisite(s): Grade of “C” or better in CSCI 2073 .


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    CSCI 4060 - Principles of Software Engineering


    3 cr.

    A formal approach to state-of-the-art techniques in software design and development. This course includes the classic model of the software life cycle, prototyping, resource allocation in large scale software projects, software cost estimating, and project management techniques.

    Prerequisite(s): CSCI 3005 , CSCI 3010 , CSCI 3020  and CSCI 4055 .


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    CSCI 4061 - Cooperative Education Experience


    1 cr.

    Planned and supervised work experience in student’s major field. Open only to juniors and seniors in the Department of Computer Science who are approved for the Cooperative Education Program. Grades of CR (credit) or NC (no credit) will be awarded.

    May be repeated for a total of 3 credits.
    May not be applied to fulfill major requirements.


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    CSCI 4062 - Data Communications


    3 cr.

    Technical aspects of data communications. ISO Open Systems Interconnect Model. TCP/IP protocol suite. Internetworking and routing.

    Prerequisite(s): CSCI 2073 .


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    CSCI 4063 - Theory of Programming Languages


    3 cr.

    A formal treatment of programming language design and translation concepts. Programming language syntax and semantics. Finite and pushdown automata, scanners, symbol tables, parsers, machine-independent code generation.

    Prerequisite(s): CSCI 3013 .


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    CSCI 4064 - Graphics


    3 cr.

    Fundamental concepts of graphics including enhancement, shading, two and three dimensional transformations, animations and hidden-surface problem.

    Prerequisite(s): CSCI 2073 , MATH 2002  and junior standing.


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    CSCI 4065 - Advanced Topics in Computer Science


    3 cr.

    An introduction to the study of advanced topics in computer science, including parallel and distributed computing, intelligent systems, nondeterministic automata, and fundamentals of simulation and modeling.

    Prerequisite(s): CSCI 3005  


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    CSCI 4075 - Knowledge Discovery in Databases


    3 cr.

    An introduction to the field of Knowledge Discovery in Databases, KDD. Topics to be included are: data selection, cleaning, coding, pattern recognition, the discovery of hidden knowledge, learning rules, and data mining algorithms for large databases.

    Prerequisite(s): CSCI 4055  and MATH 3003 .


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    CSCI 4081 - Expert Systems


    3 cr.

    A course in Applied Artificial Intelligence for non-programmers who are interested in the use and development of expert systems within their own fields of study. Not applicable toward a degree in computer science.

    Prerequisite(s): Senior or graduate standing.


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    CSCI 4083 - Artificial Intelligence


    3 cr.

    Study of the computer in context with human thought processes. Heuristic programming; search strategies; knowledge representation; perception; learning; natural language understanding; user interfaces; intelligent systems.

    Prerequisite(s): CSCI 3005  and CSCI 3010 .


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    CSCI 4091 - Computer Science Capstone


    3 cr.

    Culmination of coursework experiences with a full software life cycle project development. Focus on product planning, management, and delivery including testing and quality assurance. Generation of artifacts, including detailed specifications, design documents, and user manual.

    Prerequisite(s): CSCI 3005 , CSCI 3020 , CSCI 4055 , and CSCI 4060 .


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    CSCI 4094 - Research – Applications


    1-6 cr., Maximum - 6 cr.

    Open to advanced undergraduates who are capable of developing a problem independently.

    Prerequisite(s): approval of department head.
    (Formerly CSCI 498A)


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    CSCI 4095 - Research – Software


    1-6 cr., Maximum - 6 cr.

    Open to advanced undergraduates who are capable of developing a problem independently.

    Prerequisite(s): approval of department head.
    (Formerly CSCI 498B)


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    CSCI 4096 - Research – Mathematics of Computation


    1-6 cr., Maximum - 6 cr.

    Open to advanced undergraduates who are capable of developing a problem independently.

    Prerequisite(s): approval of department head.
    (Formerly CSCI 498C)


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    CSCI 4097 - Research - Hardware


    1-6 cr., Maximum - 6 cr.

    Open to advanced undergraduates who are capable of developing a problem independently.

    Prerequisite(s): approval of department head.
    (Formerly CSCI 498D)


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Construction

  
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    CONS 1002 - Basic Graphics


    1 cr.

    Introductory course in architectural drafting. Use and care of instruments and equipment, line weights, lettering, simple plans, sections and details. Three hours of studio.

    F


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    CONS 1003 - Construction Graphics


    2 cr.

    Fundamental principles of construction graphics and drafting using hard line and sketching skills. Plus, computer generated drawings or models.

    F, Sp


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    CONS 1004 - Construction Graphics Laboratory


    1 cr.

    Laboratory course to accompany CONS 1003 
     

    Three laboratory hours.
    F, Sp


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    CONS 1020 - Materials and Testing


    2 cr.

    The physical properties of aggregates, concrete; asphalt, metals, and wood.

    F, Sp


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    CONS 1021 - Materials and Testing Laboratory


    1 cr.

    Laboratory course to accompany CONS 1020  

    Two laboratory hours.
    F, Sp


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    CONS 1040 - Construction Practices


    2 cr.

    Principles, methods, materials, and systems for assembling construction projects. The Laboratory projects are focused on practices.

    F, Sp


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    CONS 1041 - Construction Practices Laboratory


    1 cr.

    Laboratory course to accompany CONS 1040  

    Three laboratory hours.
    F, Sp


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    CONS 2003 - Construction Techniques


    2 cr.

    A study of architectural design fundamentals through analysis of architectural and engineering plans, specifications, and documents used in construction.

    Prerequisite(s): CONS 1001 , CONS 1012 , CONS 1013 .
    F, Sp


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    CONS 2004 - Construction Techniques Studio


    1 cr.

    Studio course to accompany CONS 2003 .

    Three hours studio.
    F, Sp


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    CONS 2006 - Statics and Strength of Material


    2 cr.

    Resolution of forces, equilibrium, application of statics for simple structures, centroids, moments of inertia; materials in tension, compression, bending; shear and moment diagrams; design of simple structures.

    Prerequisite(s): MATH 1011 , MATH 1012 .
    F, Sp


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    CONS 2007 - Statics and Strength of Material Laboratory


    1 cr.

    Laboratory course to accompany CONS 2006 .

    Three hours laboratory.
    F, Sp


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    CONS 2008 - Construction Documents


    2 cr.

    A study of drawings, specifications, and documents used in the construction process.

    Prerequisite(s): CONS 1003 , CONS 1004 , or approval of program director.
    F, Sp


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    CONS 2009 - Construction Documents Studio


    1 cr.

    Studio course to accompany CONS 2008 .

    Three hours studio.
    F, Sp


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    CONS 2011 - Construction Surveying


    2 cr.

    Theory and principles of surveying applied to construction.

    Prerequisite(s): MATH 1011 , MATH 1012 .
    F, Sp


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    CONS 2012 - Construction Surveying Laboratory


    1 cr.

    Laboratory course to accompany CONS 2011 .

    Three laboratory hours.
    F, Sp


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    CONS 2014 - Interior Systems


    3 cr.

    A study of interior environmental systems including construction techniques, material handling, storage and transportation. Materials and systems influence of interior design as they pertain to acoustics, sound transmission, fire hazards, lighting, and energy.


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    CONS 2015 - Structures I


    3 cr.

    Resolution of forces, equilibrium, application of statics for simple structures, centroids, moments of inertia; stress and strain.

    Prerequisite(s): MATH 1011 , MATH 1012  
    F, Sp


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    CONS 2020 - Construction Inspection


    4 cr.

    Introduction to principles and practices of inspecting construction projects-in-progress with emphasis on the nature of construction problems encountered on the job site.


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    CONS 2021 - Local and State Building Codes


    3 cr.

    Under direct supervision, the student trainee develops effective public contacts with builders and contractors in conducting routine work within a building department office.


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    CONS 2022 - Plan and Specification Reviews


    3 cr.

    Under direct supervision, the student trainee examines plans and specifications of buildings for conformity with zoning regulations and building laws.


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    CONS 2023 - Residential Inspections


    3 cr.

    Inspection of fences, patios, carports, residential blockwalls, etc.; conducting occupancy surveys in various structures such as apartments and hotels.


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    CONS 2024 - Commercial and Industrial Inspections


    3 cr.

    Inspection of buildings under construction, alteration or repair for compliance with building laws.


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    CONS 2025 - Damaged Building Inspections


    2 cr.

    Inspection of damaged buildings and reporting needs for repair or demolition.


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    CONS 2026 - Mechanical, Electrical and Plumbing Plan Reading


    2 cr.

    Interpret the mechanical, electrical, and plumbing drawings, specifications, and codes for building construction projects along with performing quantity takeoffs.

     

    Prerequisite(s): CONS 2008 , CONS 2009  
    F, Sp


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    CONS 2027 - Mechanical, Electrical, and Plumbing Plan Reading Laboratory


    1 cr.

    Laboratory course to accompany CONS 2026  

    Three laboratory hours.
    Prerequisite(s): CONS 2008 , CONS 2009  
    F, Sp


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    CONS 2030 - Soils and Testing


    2 cr.

    The characteristics of soil, classification systems, field visual identification and manual tests.

    Prerequisite(s): CONS 1020 , CONS 1021 , MATH 1012  
    F, Sp


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    CONS 2050 - Structural Systems


    3 cr.

    A survey of structural systems including the design of temporary structures.

    Prerequisite(s): CONS 2006 , CONS 2007 .


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    CONS 3004 - Construction Techniques Laboratory


    1 cr.

    Laboratory course to accompany CONS 3003 .

    Three hours laboratory.
    F, Sp


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