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Undergraduate Info Tech & Supply Chain Mgmt

2014 Spring Term

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3 Units

INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY INFRASTRUCTURE

Info Tech & Supply Chain Mgmt 221

This course includes a detailed investigation of the primary infrastructure components of modern information systems. In particular the course focuses on computer hardware and networking components, infrastructure troubleshooting methodologies and tools, and networking protocols.


3 Units

INTRODUCTION TO INFORMATION SYSTEMS

Info Tech & Supply Chain Mgmt 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.


3 Units

BUSINESS WEB APPLICATION DESIGN

Info Tech & Supply Chain Mgmt 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.


3 Units

OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT

Info Tech & Supply Chain Mgmt 306

The study of contemporary theory, methods and procedures used to manage the production/operations (P/OM) function in service and manufacturing organizations. Included is a thorough overview of the qualitative and quantitative methods used by managers in making the decisions needed to effectively and efficiently transform resource inputs into goods and services.


3 Units

ADVANCED DATABASE DESIGN AND ADMINISTRATION

Info Tech & Supply Chain Mgmt 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.


3 Units

BUSINESS ANALYSIS

Info Tech & Supply Chain Mgmt 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.


3 Units

WEB DEVELOPMENT

Info Tech & Supply Chain Mgmt 325

This course will give students familiarity with client/server computing in a two/three/n-tiered Internet environment. This includes the development of dynamic web applications to exchange data with relational database management systems. Students will learn and use an event-driven, object-oriented programming and scripting languages to develop dynamic web applications.


3 Units

SYSTEM ADMINISTRATION

Info Tech & Supply Chain Mgmt 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.


3 Units

NETWORK MANAGEMENT

Info Tech & Supply Chain Mgmt 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.


3 Units

BUSINESS INTELLIGENCE: CONCEPTS, METHODS AND TECHNOLOGIES

Info Tech & Supply Chain Mgmt 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.


3 Units

PROJECT MANAGEMENT: METHODOLOGIES, TECHNIQUES & TOOLS

Info Tech & Supply Chain Mgmt 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.


3 Units

SYSTEMS ANALYSIS AND DESIGN 2

Info Tech & Supply Chain Mgmt 421

This course is a study of the principles and activities associated with the physical design and implementation of computer based information systems using object oriented methodologies. It includes object-oriented decomposition, system testing, documentation, system security, conversion and implementation. The student completes the team project started in MCS 331.


3 Units

MOBILE DEVELOPMENT

Info Tech & Supply Chain Mgmt 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.


3 Units

MANAGING INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY SYSTEMS

Info Tech & Supply Chain Mgmt 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.


3 Units

INFORMATION ASSURANCE AND SECURITY

Info Tech & Supply Chain Mgmt 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.


3 Units

INTEGRATION OF OPERATIONS

Info Tech & Supply Chain Mgmt 455

Examination in depth of daily operational decision making pertaining to management of operational systems and inventory, inventory models and systems, inventory control, distribution planning and control, scheduling techniques, production authorization, lead time management, supplier interfaces, data requirements and measurement systems. Emphasis is on the interrelationships of these techniques and their applications.


2 Units

SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT

Info Tech & Supply Chain Mgmt 456

The course uses a supply chain management framework to study flow of material through global enterprises. Topics include supply chain metrics, supply chain drivers, supply chain risk & resilience, and network design/coordination.


1 Units

SUPPLY CHAIN INTEGRATION AND REVIEW

Info Tech & Supply Chain Mgmt 457

In this course students will understand and integrate a body of knowledge related to international supply chain management, metrics, mitigation methods for risk/uncertainty, scheduling and planning, strategic/master planning of resources, customer and supplier relations management and quality and lean manufacturing.


3 Units

PROJECT MANAGEMENT AND ENTERPRISE RESOURCE PLANNING

Info Tech & Supply Chain Mgmt 460

Examines the role of Computer Integration of Operations. Topics may include Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), Computer Aided Design/Manufacturing (CAD/CAM) and project management methodology. Students will be exposed to operational decision support systems through the use of macros and visual basic. This course may require visiting/working with local firms in setting up such systems.


3 Units

PURCHASING MANAGEMENT

Info Tech & Supply Chain Mgmt 462

This course provides an understanding of the business role of purchasing and procurement in relation to both operational and strategic organizational goals. Students will be able to identify alternative terms and conditions of sale, source suppliers and build supplier relationships. In addition, exposure to the bidding and auction process, negotiating with suppliers and total cost of ownership will be provided.


1-3 Units

IT INTERNSHIP

Info Tech & Supply Chain Mgmt 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 IT faculty and fellow students. Prereq: Consent of IT Internship Coordinator required.


1-3 Units

INDEPENDENT STUDIES

Info Tech & Supply Chain Mgmt 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.

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