Undergraduate Info Technology and Busines Ed
2012 Fall Term
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CONCEPTS OF BUSINESS
Info Technology and Busines Ed 141
Introduction to the organization and operation of the business enterprise system in the American economic system and in a global economy; surveying management, marketing, production, accounting, finance, administrative support, and risk management; career exploration for those in the process of selecting a career; utilizes microcomputer in quantifying business decisions. This course is open to all who have not completed or are currently enrolled in three or more courses from the business and economics area.
INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY INFRASTRUCTURE
Info Technology and Busines Ed 221
This course includes a detailed investigation of the primary infrastructure components of modern informatin systems. In particular the course focuses on computer hardware and networking components, infrastructure troubleshooting methodologies and tools, and networking protocols.
TECHNOLOGY APPLICATIONS FOR BUSINESS TEACHERS
Info Technology and Busines Ed 245
Future business teachers will demonstrate the ability to use the keyboard while applying the touch method. They also will learn how to format business documents and apply rules of the English language to written exercises and business documents. Additionally, students will explore other methods of data entry and current events related to course content.
INTRODUCTION TO INFORMATION SYSTEMS
Info Technology and Busines Ed 280
This course introduces students to information systems, and details how and why they are critical to the functioning of modern organizations. The course provides technological, organizational, and managerial foundations of information, and explains how successful systems are built. Students also learn to develop and use a database system for personal productivity.
BUSINESS WEB APPLICATION DESIGN
Info Technology and Busines Ed 285
Students will learn web design and maintenance, graphics development, prototyping, design methodologies, and usability testing. Students are guided through a hands-on, step-by-step process of creating an attractive, well-designed Web site for an enterprise. Also e-business technologies and practices will be overviewed.
INTRODUCTION TO BUSINESS AND MARKETING EDUCATION
Info Technology and Busines Ed 300
This course is designed to introduce business and marketing education majors to the professions structure, standards, issues, expectations, and career development procedures.
ADVANCED DATABASE DESIGN AND ADMINISTRATION
Info Technology and Busines Ed 314
This coursecovers advanced topics in database analysis, design, access, integrity control, and implementation as well as a variety of emerging topics. The course is intended for students who already have a good understanding of database systems and relational database comcepts.
Info Technology and Busines Ed 320
The basic role of a business analyst is to serve as a liaison between business divisions and the technical staff by translating business goals into information-system requirements and communicating those requirements to the technicians. This course provides students with the knowledge and techniques to perform this service.
SYSTEMS ANALYSIS AND DESIGN I
Info Technology and Busines Ed 321
In this course, the student learns to analyze the business organization as a system, to structure both the information and processes of a business or organization, and to complete the systems development process through the logical design phase. The course utilizes an object-oriented methodology for the systems development process. The student begins a team project that is completed in MCS 431.
Info Technology and Busines Ed 325
This course will give students familiarity with client/server computing in two/three-tiered Internet environment. This includes the development of dynamic web pages to exchange data with relational database management systems using scripting technologies. Students will use an event-driven, object-oriented programming language to construct ActiveX components that connect with database servers. The course will also explore basic networking concepts.
Info Technology and Busines Ed 331
This course provides in depth coverage of the best practices for administering network systems. Students will be expected to demonstrate an ability to administer network operating systems (NOS) and applications.
Info Technology and Busines Ed 332
This course provides in depth coverage of the best practices for managing wide area network (WAN) components. Students will be expected to demonstrate an ability to manage network interconnection devices, such as routers and switches. The course will focus on designing appropriate data link (OSI Layer 2) and Internet layer (OSI Layer 3) architectures.
Info Technology and Busines Ed 353
Instruction in and application of the principles and practices of communication used in business and the professions. This includes the writing of short and long reports, letters, and memos as well as the sending and receiving of oral and nonverbal messages-special attention is given to oral presentations. Basic language skills are emphasized.
BUSINESS COMMUNICATION ISSUES AND PRACTICES
Info Technology and Busines Ed 356
An in depth analysis of business communication issues and practices as they occur in today's business environment. Special emphasis is given to development of business writing and presentation skills including technologies and human factors affecting the business climate as they apply to business decision making, report writing, and communication systems.
BUSINESS INTELLIGENCE: CONCEPTS, METHODS AND TECHNOLOGIES
Info Technology and Busines Ed 380
Business Intelligence (BI) is the application of information processes, methodologies, and technologies to support analysis and decision making in organizations. This course will provide students with an understanding of: the basic concepts of BI, the role of BI in today's organizations, the methodologies involved in creating effective BI systems, and the tools that are available to support BI applications.
PROJECT MANAGEMENT: METHODOLOGIES, TECHNIQUES & TOOLS
Info Technology and Busines Ed 385
This course is designed to allow students from all business disciplines to understand how to manage projects. PM presents a methodology for managers to balance their time, cost, risks, resources, and people while ensuring quality goals are built into the project. The genesis of PM is covered using specific cases and examples.
Info Technology and Busines Ed 388
Offered on a satisfactory/no credit basis only. A presentation of techniques of self-analysis in preparation for the job search. The job search includes resume, cover letter, and interview preparation. Also included are the various types of correspondence necessary in the job search.
Info Technology and Busines Ed 425
This course teaches students how to develop Web applications using Java technologies. The course focuses on design and implementation of distributed applications for the Internet and/or intranets. Topics include object-oriented distributed systems and technologies, database access, security, advanced Java programming, and technical design issues for e-Commerce systems.
MANAGING INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY SYSTEMS
Info Technology and Busines Ed 451
This course covers material appropriate for individuals who may be expected to manage IT people and resources. Topics include business continuity planning, developing service level agreements, change management / revision control, capacity planning, impact analysis, testing, communication with vendors, customers and other constituents, and managing IT professionals.
INFORMATION ASSURANCE AND SECURITY
Info Technology and Busines Ed 452
This course provides an in depth investigation into meeting the security needs of modern IT systems. Students will be expected to demonstrate an ability to establish security policies and configure security devices and software.
PRINCIPLES OF CAREER AND TECHNICAL EDUCATION
Info Technology and Busines Ed 460
History and development of vocational education both in the United States and Wisconsin are explored. The administrative structure of vocational education at the local, state, and national levels is outlined. Vocational program areas are discussed with emphasis given to issues, trends, and problems in vocational education. Meets the Department of Public Instruction's course requirement for vocational certification and fulfills one of the certification requirements of the Wisconsin Technical College System.
Info Technology and Busines Ed 485
This course provides students with the opportunity to participate on a student project team under the management of a faculty member and industry practitioners. The project will be sponsored by a partnering business firm or organization and may involve a wide array of technologies, functional areas and geographically dispersed teammates. This course will only be offered when projects are available. Students will be carefully chosen through an interview process. The number of credits will be determined by the complexity of the project and the level of student involvement. Prereq: Consent of Department
Info Technology and Busines Ed 491
Variable topics. Faculty-led courses abroad.
Info Technology and Busines Ed 493
The student is to work as an information technology infrastructure professional in a business or government organization for the prescribe number of hours and report on the experience to the ITI faculty and fellow students. Consent of ITI Internship Coordinator required.
Info Technology and Busines Ed 498
Study of a selected topic or topics under the direction of a faculty member. Offered on a satisfactory/no credit basis only. Repeatable for a maximum of 3 credits in major/degree. Department Consent required.