Courses

CIS 120  Business Programming Fundamentals  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: File and operating systems for business application development. Business program development using a high-level programming language.
Prerequisite: None.
Registration Information: Credit not allowed for both CIS 120 and CIS 210.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

CIS 200  Business Information Systems  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Use of information technology (IT) to enable knowledge workers, support business processes, and grow the business.
Prerequisite: BUS 150 or CS 110.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

CIS 210  Information Technology in Business  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Introduction to information systems: the IS profession; hardware, software, and programming; web and database applications; data analysis tools.
Prerequisite: CIS 200, may be taken concurrently.
Registration Information: Credit not allowed for both CIS 210 and CIS 120.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

CIS 240  Application Design and Development  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Software engineering methods including design, implementation, and testing using structured and event-driven techniques, logic, and data structures.
Prerequisite: CIS 210.
Registration Information: Sections may be offered: Online.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
Grade Modes: S/U within Student Option, Trad within Student Option.
Special Course Fee: No.

CIS 301  End User Computing  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: End user applications in a Graphical User Interface environment including spreadsheet, word processing, and presentation graphics; Internet concepts.
Prerequisite: None.
Registration Information: Sections may be offered: Online.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
Grade Modes: S/U within Student Option, Trad within Student Option.
Special Course Fee: No.

CIS 320  Project Management for Information Systems  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Project management concepts including work breakdown structure, estimating, scheduling, tools, and reports.
Prerequisite: CIS 210.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

CIS 340  Advanced Application Design and Development  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Design and construction of business applications using object-orientation and advanced data structures.
Prerequisite: CIS 240.
Registration Information: Credit not allowed for both CIS 340 and CIS 220.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

CIS 350  Operating Systems and Networks  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Multiuser and network operating systems; basic networking concepts including security, transmission, performance, and topologies.
Prerequisite: CIS 210.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

CIS 355  Business Database Systems  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Physical and logical design, implementation, and administration of databases.
Prerequisite: CIS 210.
Registration Information: Sections may be offered: Online.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

CIS 360  Systems Analysis and Design  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Traditional and cutting-edge systems analysis and design techniques, with emphasis on object-oriented approaches.
Prerequisite: CIS 240.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

CIS 370  Business Intelligence  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Techniques and technologies for deriving business value from the integration, mining, and transformation of data.
Prerequisite: CIS 200 and MKT 300.
Term Offered: Summer.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

CIS 410  Web Application Development  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Web development techniques and strategies including Active Server Pages using VBScript, JavaScript, ColdFusion; security, web design.
Prerequisite: CIS 355 and CIS 240.
Term Offered: Fall.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

CIS 411  Enterprise Resource Planning Systems  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Introduction to enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems concepts, business processes impacted by ERP, systems and software integration.
Prerequisite: (ACT 220) and (FIN 300 or FIN 305) and (MGT 305 or MGT 320) and (MKT 300 or MKT 305).
Term Offered: Spring.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

CIS 413  Advanced Networking and Security  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Modern communication standards, protocol systems; network security, security policies, attack and protection mechanisms, legal and ethical issues.
Prerequisite: CIS 240 and CIS 350.
Registration Information: Sections may be offered: Online.
Term Offered: Fall.
Grade Modes: S/U within Student Option, Trad within Student Option.
Special Course Fee: No.

CIS 455  Advanced Database Management  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Advanced data management topics including performance tuning, concurrency control, security, object-oriented databases, and data warehousing.
Prerequisite: CIS 355.
Term Offered: Spring.
Grade Mode: Instructor Option.
Special Course Fee: No.

CIS 487  Internship  Credits: 3 (0-9-0)

Course Description: Supervised and planned work experience paralleling concentration in industry.
Prerequisite: CIS 355 and CIS 360.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
Grade Mode: Instructor Option.
Special Course Fee: No.

CIS 492  Seminar  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Current topics in computer-based information systems.
Prerequisite: None.
Term Offered: Spring.
Grade Mode: Instructor Option.
Special Course Fee: No.

CIS 495  Independent Study  Credits: Var[1-18] (0-0-0)

Course Description:
Prerequisite: None.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
Grade Mode: Instructor Option.
Special Course Fee: No.

CIS 496B  Group Study: Small Business Information Systems  Credits: Var[1-18] (0-0-0)

Course Description:
Prerequisite: None.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
Grade Mode: Instructor Option.
Special Course Fee: No.

CIS 496C  Group Study: Communications and Distributed Systems  Credits: Var[1-18] (0-0-0)

Course Description:
Prerequisite: None.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
Grade Mode: Instructor Option.
Special Course Fee: No.

CIS 496D  Group Study: Information Systems Performance Measurement  Credits: Var[1-18] (0-0-0)

Course Description:
Prerequisite: None.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
Grade Mode: Instructor Option.
Special Course Fee: No.

CIS 496E  Group Study: Current Issues in Business Computing Systems  Credits: Var[1-18] (0-0-0)

Course Description:
Prerequisite: None.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
Grade Mode: Instructor Option.
Special Course Fee: No.

CIS 498  Research  Credits: Var[1-3] (0-0-0)

Course Description:
Prerequisite: None.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
Grade Mode: Instructor Option.
Special Course Fee: No.

CIS 570  Business Intelligence  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Harnessing vast data stores to solve problems, enhance decision-making, discover new business opportunities, and to derive additional benefits.
Prerequisite: None.
Registration Information: Admission to the M.B.A., M.C.I.S., M.S.B.A., or M.E. program. Sections may be offered: Online.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

CIS 575  Applied Data Mining and Analytics in Business  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Data mining is a process of selecting, exploring and modeling large amounts of
data to identify patterns and relationships among key variables.
Prerequisite: STAT 204.
Registration Information: Sections may be offered: Online.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

CIS 576  Business Data Visualization  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Methods to solve data visualization problems; critique and evaluate current systems; develop skills in the construction of data visualization.
Prerequisite: CIS 575 or CIS 605.
Registration Information: Sections may be offered: Online.
Term Offered: Spring.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

CIS 600  Information Technology and Project Management  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Strategic role in and management of information technology and software development projects.
Prerequisite: None.
Restriction: Must be a: Graduate, Professional.
Registration Information: Admission to the M.B.A., M.C.I.S., M.S.B.A., or M.E. program. Sections may be offered: Online.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

CIS 601  Enterprise Computing and Systems Integration  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Also Offered As: MGT 601.
Course Description: Integrated extended enterprise planning and execution systems concepts including ERP, CRM, SCM, MRP II, business processes, front/back office systems.
Prerequisite: None.
Restriction: Must be a: Graduate, Professional.
Registration Information: Admission to the M.B.A., M.C.I.S., M.S.B.A., or M.E. program. Credit not allowed for both CIS 601 and MGT 601. Sections may be offered: Online.
Term Offered: Fall.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

CIS 605  Business Visual Application Development  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Design, construction, and testing of business application systems including leading-edge visual, E-commerce languages, and tools.
Prerequisite: None.
Restriction: Must be a: Graduate, Professional.
Registration Information: Admission to the M.B.A., M.C.I.S., M.S.B.A., or M.E. program. Sections may be offered: Online.
Term Offered: Fall.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

CIS 606  Application Software Infrastructure  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Design, construction, and testing of business application software infrastructure including hardware, operating software, and communications network.
Prerequisite: None.
Restriction: Must be a: Graduate, Professional.
Registration Information: Admission to the M.B.A., M.C.I.S., M.S.B.A., or M.E. program. Sections may be offered: Online.
Term Offered: Fall.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

CIS 610  Software Development Methodology  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Methods for all phases of software development focusing upon the establishment of economical software that is reliable and cross platform.
Prerequisite: None.
Restriction: Must be a: Graduate, Professional.
Registration Information: Admission to the M.B.A., M.C.I.S., M.S.B.A., or M.E. program. Sections may be offered: Online.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

CIS 611  Object-Oriented Systems  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Object-oriented and web-based software; object model describing classes; relationships to other objects, attributes, and operations.
Prerequisite: CIS 610.
Restriction: Must be a: Graduate, Professional.
Registration Information: Admission to the M.B.A., M.C.I.S., M.S.B.A., or M.E. program. Sections may be offered: Online.
Term Offered: Spring.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

CIS 620  IT Communications Infrastructure  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Technical aspects of information communications, business considerations; wireless technology, architecture, and applications.
Prerequisite: CIS 606.
Restriction: Must be a: Graduate, Professional.
Registration Information: Admission to the M.B.A., M.C.I.S., M.S.B.A., or M.E. program. Sections may be offered: Online.
Term Offered: Spring.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

CIS 655  Business Database Systems  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Database analysis, design, administration; data modeling; data sublanguages, query facilities; distributed database systems.
Prerequisite: CIS 605.
Restriction: Must be a: Graduate, Professional.
Registration Information: Admission to the M.B.A., M.C.I.S., M.S.B.A., or M.E. program. Sections may be offered: Online.
Term Offered: Spring.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

CIS 665  E-Business Application Technologies  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Developing E-business (B2B and B2C) through construction and deployment.
Prerequisite: CIS 605 and CIS 606 and CIS 610.
Restriction: Must be a: Graduate, Professional.
Registration Information: Admission to the M.B.A., M.C.I.S., M.S.B.A., or M.E. program. Sections may be offered: Online.
Term Offered: Spring.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

CIS 670  Advanced IT Project Management  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Advanced tools, techniques and skills for advanced risk management, change
movement, and performance/control measures in cross-functional projects.
Prerequisite: CIS 600.
Restriction: Must be a: Graduate, Professional.
Registration Information: Sections may be offered: Online.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
Grade Mode: Instructor Option.
Special Course Fee: No.

CIS 675  Agile Management and Product Development  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Business model process optimization; managing rapid product development; incorporating constituent feedback throughout the product life cycle.
Prerequisite: CIS 600.
Restriction: Must be a: Graduate, Professional.
Registration Information: Sections may be offered: Online.
Term Offered: Fall.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

CIS 676  Information Technology Management  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Strategic information technology management of business, technical, system and information services.
Prerequisite: None.
Restriction: Must be a: Graduate, Professional.
Registration Information: Admission to graduate program in business. Sections may be offered: Online.
Term Offered: Spring.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

CIS 695  Independent Study  Credits: Var[1-18] (0-0-0)

Course Description:
Prerequisite: None.
Restriction: Must be a: Graduate, Professional.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring.
Grade Mode: Instructor Option.
Special Course Fee: No.

CIS 696  Group Study  Credits: Var[1-18] (0-0-0)

Course Description:
Prerequisite: None.
Restriction: Must be a: Graduate, Professional.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring.
Grade Mode: Instructor Option.
Special Course Fee: No.

CIS 699  Thesis  Credits: Var[1-18] (0-0-0)

Course Description:
Prerequisite: None.
Restriction: Must be a: Graduate, Professional.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
Grade Mode: Instructor Option.
Special Course Fee: No.