The student will be introduced to such varied topics as common IT terminology, career planning, basic programming logic, ethics, and other IT issues. The Business Information Technology portfolio project will also be discussed.
Explores the theory and terminology of both local and wide area computer networks and their proper application to business and industry problems. Corequisite: IT 1411 or equivalent.
A popular operating system will be covered in detail. A study of components, functions, and relationships of computer operating systems and their interactions with user programs will be offered. Prerequisite: IT 2143 or instructor’s permission. (Formerly CS 2153)
Course emphasizing the customization of off-the-shelf software such as MS Office Applications from the recording of macros to the creation of add-ons using VBA. Prerequisite: CS 1113, CS 2323, or instructor’s permission.
Network operating systems used in an enterprise networking context. Investigates general networking principles and capabilities. Prerequisite: IT 2153. (Formerly CS/IT 2253)
This course is a study of the requirements for implementing, administering, and troubleshooting the execution of information systems that incorporate TCP/IP. Prerequisite: IT 2143.
Introduction to electronics-basic circuit and systems concepts including a study of resistors, sources, capacitors, inductors, operational amplified diodes, and bipolar junction transistors (BJTs). Includes mathematical models of components and Kirchoff’s laws. Prerequisite: Math 2464.
Vector analysis applied to static electric and magnetic fields, development of Maxwell’s equations, elementary boundary-value problems, and determination of capacity and inductance. Prerequisite: IT 3333.
Study includes combinational circuits, optimization of finite-state machines, computer-aided design algorithms, two-level and multilevel optimization, design of sequential systems, Mealy/Moore machines, state diagrams, ASM charts, alternative implementations, state equivalence, and state reduction. Prerequisite: IT 3723.
The hardware levels of a computer are examined from gate level through the microprocessor. The roles of machine language, assembly language, BIOS, and the operating system are explored. Prerequisite: CS 2323. (Formerly IT 2723)
This course is a study of the requirements for implementing, administering, and troubleshooting a secure Internet access strategy in various networking situations. Prerequisite: IT 3153.
This course is a study of the requirements for implementing, administering, and troubleshooting the execution of network topologies. Prerequisite: IT 3253.
Introduction to digital logic, counters, registers, and the design of circuits using transistor amplifier designs, oscillators, comparators, and filters. Also includes circuits incorporating digital logic, counters, and memories. Prerequisites: IT 3333 and PHYS 1214.
An in-depth evaluation of emerging technologies. Students will be expected to research, evaluate, and present the marketability and viability of new hardware, software, and general trends in IT. Prerequisite: Completion of four 3000-level CS/IT classes.
Introduction to the topics of time and frequency analysis and design of continuous and discrete systems and signals. Examination of continuous-time linear systems: Fourier series, Fourier transform, bilateral La-place transform. Also includes discrete-Fourier transform, bilinear z-transform, sampling, quantization, and discrete time processing. Prerequisite: IT 3333.
An investigation of information assurance and security with an emphasis on the identification and management of risks and threats to information assurance, security, and privacy in the digital business environment. Prerequisites: Junior or Senior classification and one of the following courses: IT 2143, TECH 4003, or MGMT 3423; or by instructor’s permission.
An investigation into the law, policy, standards, and ethics concerning the digital resources of the business environment. Prerequisites: Junior or Senior classification and IT 4353 or by instructor's permission.
Small group project that integrates the materials in required courses. Includes discussions about professional and ethical issues.