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Undergraduate Catalog 2013

Information Systems

IS 101 (3.00)

Introduction to Computer Based Systems

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.
   Course ID: 054988
   Consent: No Special Consent Required
   Components: Lecture
   Course Equivalents: IS 101H, IS 101Y

IS 101H (3.00)

Introduction to Computer Based System

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.
   Course ID: 100202
   Consent: No Special Consent Required
   Components: Lecture
   Course Equivalents: IS 101, IS 101Y

IS 101Y (4.00)

Introduction to Computer Based Systems

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.
   Course ID: 054989
   Consent: No Special Consent Required
   Components: Lecture
   Course Equivalents: IS 101, IS 101H

IS 125 (3.00)

Information Systems Logic and Structured Design

This course teaches the development of well-structured solutions to various programming applications as a preparation for programming language courses. Concepts of data representation, handling and physical/logical interface are emphasized. Various logical and mathematical tools for problem-solving are introduced.
   Course ID: 051093
   Consent: No Special Consent Required
   Components: Lecture

IS 147 (3.00)

Introduction to Computer Programming

This course introduces the basic principles and techniques involved in computer programming and computing. Methods of algorithm development, program development, and program design are taught using an object-oriented programming language. Projects are geared toward those typically encountered in the Information Systems field. Recommended Preparation: IS 101
   Course ID: 054990
   Consent: No Special Consent Required
   Components: Lecture

IS 199 (1.00)

Service-Learning and Information Systems

This service-learning experience is for all levels of students providing IS-related support for community organizations. The course has a co-requisite of PRAC 096 which needs to be arranged through the Shriver Center prior to registering for IS 199. This course is repeatable for a maximum of 6 credits.
   Course ID: 054991
   Consent: Department Consent Required
   Components: Lecture
   Requirement Group: You must also be enrolled in PRAC 096.

IS 202 (3.00)

Systems Analysis Methods

Overview of the system development life cycle. Emphasis on current system documentation through the use of both classical and structured tools/techniques for describing process flows, data flows, data structures, file designs, input and output designs, and program specifications. Discussion of the information gathering and reporting activities and of the transition from analysis to design.
   Course ID: 051025
   Consent: No Special Consent Required
   Components: Lecture
   Requirement Group: You must have completed IS101 or IS101H or IS101Y with a grade of C or better.

IS 246 (3.00)

Topics in Programming Languages and Tools

This course will introduce a high-level programming language or a development tool. The specific language or tool may vary and more than one may be offered (the letter suffix will be used to distinguish them). This course is repeatable for credit.
   Course ID: 054992
   Consent: No Special Consent Required
   Components: Lecture
   Topics: Visual Basic, Programming Lang C#, Prog Lang & Tools, Visual Studio, Android Programming for Mobile Applications
   Requirement Group: You must have completed IS 147 or CMSC 201 with a grade of C or better.

IS 247 (3.00)

Computer Programming II

This second course in a sequence continues the development of programming and problem-solving skills, focusing on topics such as: lists, searching and sorting, sets, stacks, queues, trees and an introduction to analyses of algorithm time and space requirements.
   Course ID: 051280
   Consent: No Special Consent Required
   Components: Lecture
   Requirement Group: You must complete IS 147 with a C or better and have calculus placement.

IS 295 (3.00)

Intermediate Business Applications

Extends the introduction of business-oriented application programs to include intermediate functions from typical productivity software found in many businesses and organizations. Stresses the use of case studies to develop and implement solutions using functions from programs such as spreadsheet and databases.
   Course ID: 051183
   Consent: No Special Consent Required
   Components: Lecture
   Requirement Group: You must have completed IS101 or IS101H or IS101Y with a grade of C or better.

IS 298 (1.00 - 3.00)

Special Topics in Information Systems

A topic at the intermediate level that deals with the design, implementation or post-installation review of information processing systems. This course is repeatable for credit.
   Course ID: 051026
   Consent: Department Consent Required
   Components: Lecture
   Topics: Tpcs:Visual Basic, Into To Prog Techniques, Entrepreneurship For It, Intro To Prog Techniques, Transfer Success Seminar, Tpcs:Programming Lang C#, Introduction to Research Methods

IS 300 (3.00)

Management Information Systems

An overview of management information systems (MIS), including the development of transaction processing systems and their relationship to management reporting systems. The course objectives include developing an understanding of the purpose, functions, components and applications of transaction processing systems and management reporting systems in private and public organizations, and describing and evaluating policies for information resource management. Recommended Preparation: IS 101
   Course ID: 054993
   Consent: No Special Consent Required
   Components: Lecture
   Course Equivalents: IS 300H

IS 300H (3.00)

Management Information Systems

An overview of management information systems (MIS), including the development of transaction processing systems and their relationship to management reporting systems. The course objectives include developing an understanding of the purpose, functions, components and applications of transaction processing systems and management reporting systems in private and public organizations, and describing and evaluating policies for information resource management. Recommended Preparation: IS 101
   Course ID: 100355
   Consent: No Special Consent Required
   Components: Lecture
   Course Equivalents: IS 300

IS 303 (3.00)

Fundamentals of Human-Computer Interaction

This course provides a survey of human factors and human computer interaction relevant to the design and use of information systems. It describes the contributions of information systems, computer science, psychology, sociology and engineering to human-computer interaction. Emphasis is placed on human factors theories, human information processing concepts, interaction design approaches and usability evaluation methods. Application areas and current research are also reviewed.
   Course ID: 051335
   Consent: No Special Consent Required
   Components: Lecture
   Requirement Group: You must have completed IS202 or IS300 or IS300H with a grade of C or better.

IS 304 (3.00)

Ethical Issues in Information Systems

A survey course that reviews the ethical impact of information systems and related technology throughout the world. The course examines the policy issues that relate to the use of information systems, such as persona, privacy, rights of access, security, transborder data flow and confidentiality.
   Course ID: 051336
   Consent: No Special Consent Required
   Components: Lecture
   Attributes: Arts and Humanities (GEP), Arts and Humanities (GFR)
   Requirement Group: You must have completed any 300 level IS course with a grade of C or better.

IS 310 (3.00)

Software and Hardware Concepts

A survey of technical topics related to computer systems with emphasis on the relationships between hardware architecture, system software and applications software. The architecture of processors and storage systems are explored, and the implications for systems software design are covered, along with the impact of hardware and system software design on the development of application programs in a business environment.
   Course ID: 051225
   Consent: No Special Consent Required
   Components: Lecture
   Requirement Group: You must have completed IS 125, IS 147, CMSC 104, or CMSC 201 with a grade of C or better and calculus placement.

IS 317 (3.00)

Accounting Information Systems

This course examines accounting systems concepts and technologies, transaction processing systems and the control of accounting information. The roles and uses of technology will be explored in regard to accounting systems design, financial and processing controls, performance evaluation and information security.
   Course ID: 050061
   Consent: No Special Consent Required
   Components: Lecture
   Same as Offering: ECAC 317
   Requirement Group: You must have completed ECON122 with a grade of C or better to take this course.

IS 320 (3.00)

Advanced Business Applications

Students will analyze, design and implement solutions to examples of real-world business problems using advanced database and spreadsheet software that is commonly found in business today.
   Course ID: 100228
   Consent: No Special Consent Required
   Components: Discussion, Lecture
   Requirement Group: You must complete IS 295 with a C or better.

IS 325 (3.00)

Introduction to Management Science

A survey of the concepts and techniques of management science, including decision-making tools, mathematical programming, networks and operations management, and simulation.
   Course ID: 051130
   Consent: No Special Consent Required
   Components: Lecture
   Requirement Group: You must have completed IS 300 and either MATH 151 or MATH 155 with a grade of C or better.

IS 350 (3.00)

Business Communications Systems

A survey of business data communications for end users of computer networks. Students will gain a basic understanding of the features, operations and limitations of different types of communications and network systems. Topics covered include: fundamentals of data and signals, telecommunications systems, wired and wireless media, error control, local-area networks, wide-area networks, the Internet and network security. This course will provide the student the knowledge and ability to interact with the system professional administering these areas.
   Course ID: 051094
   Consent: No Special Consent Required
   Components: Lecture
   Requirement Group: You must complete IS 300 and MATH 155 with a grade of C or better to take this course. This course is available to BTA majors only.

IS 352 (3.00)

Women, Gender, and Information Technology

This course examines important issues concerning women, gender, and information technology (IT). It considers women's contributions to technology, from the 19th century Analytical Engine to contemporary cybersecurity industry; how women are impacted by technology; how women and girls fare in IT educational settings; and the way these issues intersect with multiple dimensions of experience, such as nationality, race, class and age. Students will connect these issues to their ow n experiences, including academic and career choices, and will utilize information technology to completing course assignments. Recommended Course Preparation:A prior course in computer science, information systems or gender and women's studies.
   Course ID: 050049
   Consent: No Special Consent Required
   Components: Lecture
   Course Equivalents: CMSC 352H
   Same as Offering: CMSC 352, GWST 352
   Attributes: Social Sciences (GEP), Social Sciences (GFR)
   Requirement Group: You must have completed one IS, CMSC, or GWST course with a grade of C or better.

IS 361 (3.00)

Technology for Management of Aging Services

This course will introduce students to the history of technology, both as a social/cultural phenomenon that has shaped the lives of those entering their later years as well as an enabler to improve and enhance quality of life for aging Americans. Students will be introduced to various types of technology and to how they can be used to improve the care and quality of life for aging Americans. Recent advances in technology such as electronic health records, home monitoring devices, software and tools that enhance seniors' connections with the outside world and turn therapy into recreation, and electronic tools that can be used to manage and enhance an organization's approach to improving its culture and care practices will be examined. Guest speakers and opportunities to see some of these technologies either in use or through live demonstrations or video will be featured.
   Course ID: 100021
   Consent: No Special Consent Required
   Components: Lecture
   Same as Offering: AGNG 361
   Requirement Group: AGNG 100 and IS 101, and CMSC 100 or CMSC 104 or CMSC 201

IS 369 (3.00)

Research Seminar: Writings In Information Systems

This seminar course introduces students to current research writing in the fields related to Information Systems. Students will be required to read examples of current research publications in order to improve their professional analytical, communications and interacting skills. The course is designed to improve students skills through reading and critiquing the IS literature, preparing written reviews of journal articles, making presentations, and interacting collaboratively. The content areas for this work will relate to the broad topical areas that encompass the field of information systems that have been encountered through other courses in the program. Recommended Preparation : STAT351. This course is repeatable for credit.
   Course ID: 054994
   Consent: No Special Consent Required
   Components: Lecture
   Attributes: Writing Intensive
   Requirement Group: You must have completed ENGL 100 and one IS 200 or IS 300 level course with a C or better.

IS 387 (3.00)

Information Architecture for the Web

This course focuses on the creation and organization of web content that meets the information needs of end-users and serves the communication purposes of the site's sponsors or creators. Students will learn how to analyze information architecture, navigation, audience and usability of good and bad Websites; conduct online research about best practices; talk with Web content developers from a variety of fields; and develop the Web content plan for a site.
   Course ID: 051227
   Consent: No Special Consent Required
   Components: Lecture
   Requirement Group: IS303 and IS247 (or CMSC 202) with grades of "C" or higher

IS 399 (1.00 - 3.00)

Cooperative Education in Information Systems Management

This course provides the opportunity for IS majors to earn academic credit while employed in a professional position under the Cooperative Education Program. The course is repeatable to a maximum of six credits for a second co-op assignment. Course grading is P/F only, based on the student meeting the requirements of the Office of Professional Practice and an acceptable performance evaluation from the employer. Variable credit course repeatable for a maximum of 6 credits.
   Course ID: 051131
   Consent: Department Consent Required
   Components: Independent Study
   Topics: Coop Educ In IS
   Requirement Group: You must complete PRAC98A or PRAC98B or PRAC98C or PRAC99 or PRAC99A or 99B. You can also be concurrently enrolled in these classes.

IS 400 (1.00 - 3.00)

Individual Study in Information Systems

Course open to IS majors only. Students considering enrolling in this course are encouraged to meet with the faculty member coordinating the individual study to determine the course requirements and their IS advisor to determine if the course fits their needs. Variable credit course repeatable for a maximum of 6 credits.
   Course ID: 054995
   Consent: Department Consent Required
   Components: Research

IS 403 (3.00)

User Interface Design

A second-semester human computer interaction course in which the student will have the opportunity to apply the user interface theories, guidelines and principles presented in the introductory course. The goal of the course is for the students to follow the complete systems development life cycle in analyzing, designing, developing, implementing and evaluating an interactive user interface. Course activities include producing project milestone deliverables, developing a design report, coding an interactive interface and conducting a formal interface evaluation.
   Course ID: 051337
   Consent: No Special Consent Required
   Components: Lecture
   Requirement Group: You must have completed IS387 with a grade of C or better

IS 410 (3.00)

Introduction to Database Design

This course introduces the student to the process of database development, including data modeling, database design and database implementation. Students learn basic interactive SQL for both data definition and queries. Students practice design skills by developing a small database project. This course requires consent of the department, where consent will be granted only to students who have completed the IS BS Gateway.
   Course ID: 051282
   Consent: Department Consent Required
   Components: Lecture

IS 413 (3.00)

GUI Systems Using JAVA

This course introduces the student to graphical user interface systems using the most current version of Java. Students will learn to implement a series of interactive stand-alone or Web-based interfaces. Event handling and multi-threaded Java programs will be studied. Image and data transmission via the Internet will be presented. Students will read articles from the current research literature that offer guidelines in interface design. Familiarity with UNIX file and directory manipulation is recommended.
   Course ID: 051096
   Consent: No Special Consent Required
   Components: Lecture
   Topics: Java, Gui Systems Using Java
   Requirement Group: You must complete IS247 or CMSC202 w/ a C or better.

IS 417 (3.00)

Information Systems for Auditors

Information Systems Auditing involves the examination of controls within an organization's IT infrastructure. Formerly known as an EDP Audit, the IS Audit involves collecting and evaluating evidence about an organization's systems, practices and operations. This course covers methods and outcomes of those procedures as well as the impact and implications involving controls mandated by governmental agencies.
   Course ID: 050062
   Consent: No Special Consent Required
   Components: Lecture
   Same as Offering: ECAC 420
   Requirement Group: You must complete IS300 or ECAC321 with a C or better.

IS 420 (3.00)

Database Application Development

The course offers hands-on experience for developing client/server database applications using a major database management system. Students learn how to create and manipulate database objects, including tables, views and sequences; develop program units using SQL; and implement client applications such as forms and reports. The course provides students with firsthand experience developing prototype client/server applications.
   Course ID: 051184
   Consent: No Special Consent Required
   Components: Discussion, Lecture
   Requirement Group: You must have completed IS 410 with a grade of C or better.

IS 421 (3.00)

Database Administration

   Course ID: 051028
   Consent: No Special Consent Required
   Components: Lecture

IS 425 (3.00)

Decision Support Systems

This course provides an overview of theoretical and organizational aspects of decision support systems (DSS), including descriptive and prescriptive decision-making concepts, individual and group decision support systems, and executive information systems. Management of DSS within the end-user environment also is discussed. Projects using DSS software are required, and case examples are discussed.
   Course ID: 051228
   Consent: No Special Consent Required
   Components: Lecture
   Requirement Group: You must have completed IS 410, MGMT 210, MATH 215 or MATH 221 with a "C"or better.

IS 427 (3.00)

Introduction to Artificial Intelligence: Concepts and Applications

This course will provide an introduction to, and hands-on experience with, several artificial intelligence (AI) techniques. It will begin with the concepts and design of knowledge-based systems; the students will identify the issues arising in the design of rule-based systems. Machine learning, particularly neural network topologies will be introduced. The class also will include a discussion of recent advances in AI, including intelligent agents, natural language processing, evolutionary computing and case-based reasoning.
   Course ID: 051075
   Consent: No Special Consent Required
   Components: Lecture
   Requirement Group: You must have completed any 300 level IS course with a grade of C or better.

IS 428 (3.00)

Data Mining Techniques and Applications

Data mining is the exploration and analysis of large quantities of data to discover hidden and meaningful patterns. Students will learn both how data mining techniques work and how to apply data mining to various business and organizational contexts in this course. Students will gain an in-depth understanding of how data mining is changing the way businesses understand their customers and make decisions.
   Course ID: 054996
   Consent: No Special Consent Required
   Components: Lecture
   Requirement Group: You must have completed IS 410 and STAT 351 with a grade of C or better.

IS 430 (3.00)

Information Systems and Security

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.
   Course ID: 051132
   Consent: No Special Consent Required
   Components: Lecture
   Requirement Group: You must have completed IS 300 and IS 310 with a grade of C or better.

IS 432 (3.00)

Computer Viruses

Through a review of the current literature, a survey of state-of-the-art software tools and an examination of actual microcomputer-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.
   Course ID: 051097
   Consent: No Special Consent Required
   Components: Lecture
   Requirement Group: You must have completed IS 300 or IS 300H with a grade of C or better.

IS 434 (3.00)

The Evolution of Modern Information Systems

This course examines the impact of information systems on nearly every aspect of life in the United States and other countries. It traces the developments that have made this situation possible, especially those changes following the release of the personal computer and the rise of networking. Included are topics relating to the increasing reliance on information systems within the economic and social context of the computer revolution.
   Course ID: 051185
   Consent: No Special Consent Required
   Components: Lecture
   Requirement Group: You must have completed IS 300 or IS 300H with a grade of C or better.

IS 436 (3.00)

Structured Systems Analysis and Design

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 is also addressed. These skills are applied via a semester-long, team-based, field research project.
   Course ID: 051029
   Consent: No Special Consent Required
   Components: Lecture
   Requirement Group: You must have completed IS 410 with a grade of C or better.

IS 437 (3.00)

Applied Systems Design

Applied Systems Design extends material from IS 436 and allows students to apply material from IS 436 in project teams to create a working Information System. Emphasis is on real-world requirements and constraints. Students may have to sign non-disclosure forms if involved in projects sponsored by organizations providing design opportunities.
   Course ID: 054997
   Consent: No Special Consent Required
   Components: Lecture
   Requirement Group: You must have completed IS 436 with a C or better before you can enroll in this course.

IS 438 (3.00)

Project Management

A course covering the manner in which a system project is planned, scheduled and controlled during a project's life. The use of project management techniques such as PERT (Project Evaluation and Review Technique) and Gantt charts will be examined in depth, as will be other techniques of planning, scheduling and controlling projects. This course is repeatable for credit.
   Course ID: 051229
   Consent: No Special Consent Required
   Components: Lecture
   Topics: Info Tech Project Mgmt, Project Management
   Requirement Group: You must have completed IS 300 or IS 300H with a grade of C or better.

IS 439 (3.00)

Advanced Project Management

Advanced Project Management is a seminar style course that focuses on extending students' project management skills by actively engaging in existing and proposed projects through a case studies approach. Students will take a critical approach to creating and evaluating modern Information Systems projects with the goal of bringing current practice in line with recent research in the field.
   Course ID: 054998
   Consent: No Special Consent Required
   Components: Lecture
   Attributes: Writing Intensive
   Requirement Group: You must have completed IS 438 with a grade of C or better.

IS 440 (3.00)

Integrating Technology into Business Processes

Office information and decision support systems are examined as emerging and critical elements in business data and information systems. Emphasis is given to information processing considerations at the systems level, including analysis and management of support activities such as data and records management, electronic filing and retrieving systems, word processing, micro- and repro-graphics, and (tele)communications. The course includes discussion of person/machine interfaces and appraisals of current and future technological trends and their impacts on data processing and office equipment.
   Course ID: 051133
   Consent: No Special Consent Required
   Components: Lecture
   Requirement Group: You must be concurrently enrolled in or have completed IS 350 with a grade of C or better.

IS 448 (3.00)

Markup and Scripting Languages

IS 448 covers the history, theory, and practice of markup languages and their associated scripting languages. This course covers client-side web technology, such as Javascript and server-side web technology, such PHP, markup languages, such as XML, and common databases used with web technology. This course is repeatable for credit.
   Course ID: 051091
   Consent: No Special Consent Required
   Components: Lecture
   Requirement Group: You must have completed IS387 with a grade of C or better

IS 450 (3.00)

Data Communications and Networks

This is an introductory survey course in data communications and networking. It surveys basic theory and technology of computer networking. A single networking protocol stack is also covered in depth. This course requires consent of the department, where consent will be granted only to students who have completed the IS BS Gateway.
   Course ID: 051230
   Consent: Department Consent Required
   Components: Lecture
   Requirement Group: You must complete MATH215 or MATH221 with a C or better.

IS 451 (3.00)

Network Design and Management

This course covers implementation and administration of enterprise networking and distributed applications. It includes readings and case studies on middleware, network architecture for distributed applications and selected technologies to support enterprise systems.
   Course ID: 051098
   Consent: No Special Consent Required
   Components: Lecture
   Requirement Group: You must have completed IS 450 with a grade of C or better.

IS 451M (3.00)

LAN Management Using Microsoft

A hands-on course using the latest version of the Microsoft server, which covers the design, building, management, security and technical issues involved in a local area network.
   Course ID: 051030
   Consent: No Special Consent Required
   Components: Lecture
   Requirement Group: You must be concurrently enrolled in or have completed IS 451 with a grade of C or better.

IS 451U (3.00)

LAN Management Using Unix

A hands-on course taught in a computer classroom in UNIX operating system management and networking. The design, building, management, security and technical issues involved in a local area network will be covered.
   Course ID: 051231
   Consent: No Special Consent Required
   Components: Lecture
   Requirement Group: You must be concurrently enrolled in or have completed IS 451 with a grade of C or better.

IS 452 (3.00)

Internetworking

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.
   Course ID: 051077
   Consent: No Special Consent Required
   Components: Lecture
   Requirement Group: You must have completed IS 450 with a grade of C or better.

IS 454 (3.00)

Survey of Telecommunications

This course examines the design and management issues in communications beyond the local area, including wide-area networks, high speed data transfer, integrated voice and data communications, distributed processing and internetworking.
   Course ID: 051284
   Consent: No Special Consent Required
   Components: Lecture
   Requirement Group: You must have completed IS 450 with a grade of C or better.

IS 456 (3.00)

Telecommunications Policy

This course presents and discusses current telecommunications policy issues based on technological advances and both national and international regulatory developments. The course provides a background in the development and progression of telecommunications regulation and discusses the impact of such policies on various segments of the telecommunications industry.
   Course ID: 051032
   Consent: No Special Consent Required
   Components: Lecture
   Requirement Group: You must have completed IS 450 with a grade of C or better.

IS 460 (3.00)

Health Care Informatics I

The focus of this course is on health care information systems. Examples of topics covered include: requirements and design, providers and payers, regulations, e-commerce, privacy and security, personnel and vendors, knowledge and diffusion.
   Course ID: 051338
   Consent: No Special Consent Required
   Components: Lecture
   Requirement Group: You must have completed IS 300 or IS 300H with a grade of C or better.

IS 461 (3.00)

Health Care Informatics II

The focus of this course is on advanced topics in health care information systems. Examples of topics include e-commerce standards, government regulation of privacy and security, and cancer information systems.
   Course ID: 051099
   Consent: No Special Consent Required
   Components: Lecture
   Requirement Group: You must have completed IS 460 with a grade of C or better.

IS 464 (3.00)

Telemedicine in Trauma Care

This course addresses topical issues of telemedicine in prehospital and trauma care. It covers issues in designing, developing, deploying and evaluating telemedicine systems; research methodologies, including field and laboratory experimentation; and the role of information technologies in supporting team coordination in trauma care from the accident scene to the emergency room. Students will be exposed to the ongoing telemedicine research projects and state-of-the-art telemedicine systems at the Shock Trauma Center.
   Course ID: 051100
   Consent: No Special Consent Required
   Components: Lecture
   Requirement Group: You must have completed IS 461 with a grade of C or better.

IS 469 (1.00 - 3.00)

Senior Project in Information Systems

This course is designed to help a student synthesize material learned in other courses by applying it to a project in the student's area of interest. It is open to IS majors by permission of the department. It will consist of an independent study/research project directed by a faculty member or a work-related internship experience focused on computer systems in a setting appropriate to the student's interests under the supervision of a faculty member. Variable credit course repeatable for a maximum of 6 credits
   Course ID: 051033
   Consent: Department Consent Required
   Components: Research
   Requirement Group: You must have attained Senior standing and completed two or more IS courses at the 400 level with a grade of C or better.

IS 474 (3.00)

Legal Aspects of Information Systems

This course focuses on the legal issues surrounding the use and misuse of computer-stored information and copyrights and piracy of computer software.
   Course ID: 051285
   Consent: No Special Consent Required
   Components: Lecture
   Requirement Group: You must have completed IS 300 or IS 300H with a grade of C or better.

IS 498 (1.00 - 3.00)

Special Topics in Information Systems

Topics in the design and implementation of information processing systems. This course is repeatable for credit.
   Course ID: 051339
   Consent: Department Consent Required
   Components: Lecture
   Topics: Prog For Biomedical Info, Wireless Networking, Success Thru Appl Learn, Intelligent Invest Sys, Data Mining, Entrepreneurship For It, Acctg Information Sys, Erp:Data Integ/Anal SAS, Network Systems And Serv, Advanced Business App., Ais, Advanced Web Development, Foundations of Public Health Informatics, Technical and Policy Issues of Privacy, The Philosophy of Information Technology, Semantic Web, Analytics for Cybersecurity, Mobile Human Computer Interaction, Cybersecurity