Information Techonology (IT)

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IT-100   Information TechnologyCredits: 3   

Term Offered: All Terms

Course Type(s): TL

Introduction to computer-based information management concepts that provide an integrated approach to personal computer software in a Windows environment. These include, word processing, spreadsheet, database, presentation graphics, and electronic communication applications; information retrieval from the Internet and online library resources; fundamental computer literacy; and the ethical and societal implications of computer technology. Hands-on experience with a microcomputer on a networked system is provided. Not open to students who have completed CS-102 or IT-102 or IT-150.

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IT-102   Information Technology for ScientistsCredits: 3   

Term Offered: All Terms

Course Type(s): TL

Introduction to computer-based information management that provides an integrated approach to personal computer software in a Windows environment, which includes word processing, spreadsheet, mathematics, database, presentation graphics, Internet and electronic communication applications. Emphasizes scientific applications, technical report preparation and presentation. Hands-on experience with a microcomputer on a networked system is provided.

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IT-150   Information Technology for BusinessCredits: 3   

Term Offered: All Terms

Course Type(s): TL

Introduction to computer-based information business management that provides an integrated approach to personal computer software in a Windows environment. This includes fundamental technology literacy; operating systems, word processing, spreadsheet, database, presentation graphics, and electronic communication applications; computer and network security; troubleshooting; information retrieval from the Internet and on-line library resources; intranet and extranet systems; and the ethical, societal, legal, and economic implications of computer technology. Hands-on experience with a microcomputer on a networked system is provided.

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IT-200   Advanced Information TechnologyCredits: 3   

Prerequisite: IT-100 or IT-102, or CS-102 or IT-150.

Term Offered: All Terms

Course Type(s): None

Advanced concepts and techniques in computer-based information management are provided through an integrated approach to personal computer hardware and software in a Windows environment. These include: hardware and software considerations; societal and ethical considerations; the program development life cycle; creating tables; merging documents and desktop publishing in word processing; creating templates, workbooks with multiple worksheets, and creating a data map in electronic spreadsheets; creating custom reports and an application system using macros in database management; and using embedded visuals in presentation graphics applications. Hands-on experience with a microcomputer on a networked system is provided.

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IT-250   Internet and Network TechnologyCredits: 3   

Prerequisite: IT-200 or CS-175 or permission of the department.

Term Offered: All Terms

Course Type(s): None

Introduction to integrated application software used for authoring and publishing Web sites in a Windows environment. Applications include markup programming and Internet scripting languages used to create Web pages. Network technologies and the fundamental concepts involved in creating a network and in facilitating network operation will also be introduced. Concepts include: protocols, networking media, and architectures. Hands-on experience with a microcomputer on a networked system is provided.

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IT-298   Special Topics in Information Technology (200 Level)Credits: 3   

Prerequisites: IT-100 and as announced in the course schedule.

Course Type(s): None

Topics of current interest in Information Technology.

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IT-300   Windows Applications: Program Design and ImplementationCredits: 3   

Prerequisite: IT-250 or permission of the department.

Term Offered: All Terms

Course Type(s): None

Program development life cycle, core programming concepts, and software design and methodologies used to create Windows applications with Visual Basic. Practical problems are used to illustrate application-building techniques used in a variety of applications, including Windows desktop application and applications targeted for the Internet and intranets. Topics include designing customized user interfaces, building dialog boxes, adding drag-and-drop functionality to applications, and creating customized database management and reporting applications. Hands-on experience with a microcomputer on a networked system is provided.

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IT-398   Special Topics in Information Technology (300 Level)Credits: 3   

Prerequisites: IT-100 and as announced in the course schedule.

Course Type(s): None

Topics of current interest in Information Technology.

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IT-399   Independent Study in Information TechnologyCredits: 3   

Course Type(s): None

Reading and research on a selected topic under the direction of a faculty member.

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IT-405   Advanced Internet TechnologyCredits: 3   

Prerequisites: IT-250 and IT-300.

Term Offered: All Terms

Course Type(s): None

The most current tools and technologies used in professional Web site development are introduced through the case study and lecture approach. Topics include the application of advance scripting languages and software applications for interactive controls, cascading style sheets, dynamic page layout, special effects, document formatting and transformation.

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IT-450   Information Systems Project ManagementCredits: 3   

Prerequisite: IT-250 or permission of the department.

Corequisite: IT-300.

Term Offered: All Terms

Course Type(s): EX5

The tools and skills of the systems analyst needed in information systems project management are introduced through the case study and experiential approach. Project management software will be used within an integrated-software environment-systems framework; students will complete two information technology projects in Web and database design for external clients.

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IT-498   Special Topics in Information Technology (400 Level)Credits: 3   

Prerequisites: IT-100 and as announced in the course schedule.

Course Type(s): None

Topics of current interest in Information Technology.