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Summer 2008


General Education Info: GFR | GEP (for students starting Fall 2007)



IS 101    Introduction to Computer Based Systems                  3 credits
An overview of computer information systems. This survey course introduces computer hardware, software, procedures, systems and human resources, and it explores their integration and application in business and other segments of society. The fundamentals of computer problem-solving and programming in a higher-level programming language are discussed and demonstrated. For more information contact everhart@umbc.edu.
          Grade Method: REG/P-F/AUD
[0154] 6040 Meets 05/27/2008 - 06/20/2008             EVERHART, A
            MWF........9:00am-12:10pm (ITE 469)


IS 295    Introduction to Applications Programming                3 credits
Introduces the development of business-oriented application programs, using case studies to stress the principles of good program design. Application software includes, but may not be limited to, Microsoft Office. Note: Not intended for IS B.S. majors. Prerequisite: IS 101 and 125, or their equivalents or permission of the instructor. For more information visit http://blackboard.umbc.edu or contact anooru1@umbc.edu.
          Grade Method: REG/P-F
[0155] 7060 Meets 07/07/2008 - 08/15/2008             NOORUDDIN, A
            TuTh.......6:00pm- 9:10pm (ITE 469)


IS 400    Individual Study in Information Systems               1-3 credits

(PermReq) Grade     Method:    REG/P-F    Individual
          Instruction  course: contact department or
          instructor for permission to enroll.
[7826] 2801 Meets 05/27/2008 - 08/15/2008             STAFF
            Time and room to be arranged


IS 430    Information Systems and Security                        3 credits
A survey course relating to the establishment and maintenance of a practical information security program. The security implications of databases, telecommunications systems and software are examined, as are techniques to assess risks and to discover abuses of systems. Prerequisite: IS 300 and 310. For more information contact jmartens@umbc.edu.
          Grade Method: REG/P-F/AUD
[0156] 6060 Meets 05/27/2008 - 07/03/2008             MARTENS, J
            TuTh.......6:00pm- 9:10pm (ITE 239)


IS 432    Computer Viruses                                        3 credits
Through a review of the current literature, a survey of state-of-the- art software tools and an examination of actual micro-computer-based viruses, the course is intended to prepare students for the eventuality of having to protect their machines and data against the increasingly common threat of viruses. Prerequisite: IS 300 or permission of the instructor.  For more information contact dgorin1@umbc.edu.
          Grade Method: REG/P-F/AUD
[0157] 6060 Meets 05/27/2008 - 07/03/2008             GLAZER, D
            TuTh.......9:00am-12:10pm (ITE 467)


IS 436    Structured Systems Analysis and Design                  3 credits
A capstone course involving advanced study and application of structured analysis and design methods throughout the system life cycle. Emphasis is given to the common approaches for gathering requirements, modeling, analyzing and designing information systems. Managing the complexity of system development projects also is addressed. These skills are applied via a semester-long, team-based, field research project. Prerequisite: IS 410.  For more information contact luther_petry@troweprice.com.
(PermReq) Grade Method: REG
[0158] 6060 Meets 05/27/2008 - 07/03/2008             PETRY, P
            MW.........6:00pm- 9:10pm (ITE 239)


IS 452    Internetworking                                         3 credits
This course covers network routing and other topics in internetworking. This will be a project-oriented course that will consist of lectures and hands-on laboratory experience creating projects that simulate real-world networks. Prerequisite: IS 450. Note: Cross-listed with IS 652. For more information contact hshuja1@umbc.edu.
(PermReq) Grade Method: REG/P-F/AUD
[0159] 6060 Meets 05/27/2008 - 07/03/2008             SHUJA, H
            TuTh.......6:00pm- 9:10pm (ITE 227)


IS 498X   Special Topics in Information Systems                   3 credits
          Advanced Business Applications                    
Students will use database and spreadsheet software to analyze, design and implement solutions to examples of real-world business problems. Prereq: IS295 or permission of instructor. For more information contact dasmith@umbc.edu.
(PermReq) Grade Method: REG
[7502] 6040 Meets 05/27/2008 - 06/20/2008             SMITH, D
            MWF........9:00am-12:10pm (ITE 458)


IS 652    INTERNETWORKING                                         3 credits
This course covers network routing and other topics in internetworking. This will be a project-oriented course that will consist of lectures and hands-on laboratory experience creating projects that simulate real-world networks. Prerequisite: IS 450. Note: Cross-listed with IS 452. For more information contact hshuja1@umbc.edu.
(PermReq) Grade Method: REG
[7809] 6060 Meets 05/27/2008 - 07/03/2008             SHUJA, H
            TuTh.......6:00pm- 9:10pm (ITE 227)


IS 799    Master's Thesis Research                              1-6 credits

(PermReq) Grade  Method: P-F  Individual Instruction
          course:  contact department  or instructor
          for permission to enroll.
[7767] 0101 Meets 05/27/2008 - 08/15/2008             STAFF
            Time and room to be arranged


IS 898    PRE CANDIDACY DOCTORAL RESEARCH                       1-6 credits

(PermReq) Grade  Method: P-F  Individual Instruction
          course:  contact department  or instructor
          for permission to enroll.
[7768] 0101 Meets 05/27/2008 - 08/15/2008             STAFF
            Time and room to be arranged


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