ARCHIVED 2009-2010 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
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ARCHIVED 2009-2010 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Course Descriptions


 

Communication Sciences and Disorders

  
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    CSD 452 - Sign Language II


    Advanced sign language skills, receptive and expressive; cultural issues.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    PREQ: 451 or equivalent.

    Credits: (3)
  
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    CSD 470 - Speech-Language Disorders in Adults


    A survey course of communication and swallowing disorders in adults following brain injury.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    PREQ: 301, 370, 372, 380, or permission from instructor.

    Credits: (3)
  
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    CSD 472 - Aural Rehabilitation


    Acoustic and visual components of speech; amplification and training procedures.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    PREQ: 301, 370, 372, or permission of instructor.

    Credits: (3)
  
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    CSD 477 - Speech-Language Disorders in Children


    Analysis of childhood language and speech disorders; evaluation and implementation of treatment approaches.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    PREQ: 301, 370, 372, and 380.

    Credits: (3)
  
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    CSD 478 - Fluency and Voice Disorders


    A survey of theory, assessment, and treatment of fluency disorders and voice disorders in children and adults.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    PREQ: 301, 370, 372, 380, or permission of instructor.

    Credits: (3)
  
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    CSD 479 - The Clinical Process


    Orientation to the roles and responsibilities of clinicians in the practice of speech-language pathology and audiology.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    PREQ: 301, 370, 372 and 380, or permission of instructor.

    Credits: (3)
  
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    CSD 494 - Topics in Communication Disorders


        

    Prerequisites & Notes
    PREQ: Permission of instructor

    Credits: (1-3, R6)
  
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    CSD 594 - Topics in Communication Disorders


        

    Credits: (1-3, R6)
  
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    CSD 620 - Infant Toddler Communication


        

    Credits: (3)
  
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    CSD 630 - Professional Issues in Communication Sciences and Disorders


        

    Credits: (3)
  
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    CSD 640 - Voice Disorders


        

    Credits: (3)
  
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    CSD 642 - Research in Communication Disorders


          

    Credits: (3)
  
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    CSD 648 - Language Disorders - School Age


        

    Credits: (3)
  
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    CSD 662 - Articulation and Phonological Disorders


        

    Credits: (3)
  
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    CSD 668 - Language Disorders–Preschool


        

    Credits: (3)
  
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    CSD 670 - Fluency Disorders


        

    Credits: (3)
  
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    CSD 672 - Language Disorders in Adults


         

    Credits: (3)
  
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    CSD 673 - Neurogenic Speech Disorders


        

    Credits: (3)
  
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    CSD 674 - Diagnostics


        

    Credits: (3)
  
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    CSD 677 - Dysphagia


        

    Credits: (3)
  
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    CSD 678 - AAC Assessment and Intervention


        

    Prerequisites & Notes
        

    Credits: (3)
  
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    CSD 681 - Independent Study-Master’s Project


        

    Credits: (3)
  
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    CSD 683 - Clinical Practicum


        

    Credits: (1-3, R15)
  
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    CSD 699 - Thesis


        

    Credits: (3, R6)
  
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    CSD 779 - Continuing Research—Non-Thesis Option


        

    Credits: (1, R10)
  
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    CSD 793 - Topics in Severe Disabilities I


        

    Credits: (3)
  
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    CSD 794 - Topics in Severe Disabilities II


        

    Credits: (3)
  
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    CSD 799 - Continuing Research—Thesis Option


      

    Credits: (2, R24)

Computer Information Systems

  
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    CIS 110 - Introduction to Computer Information Systems


    Introductory computer concepts including a brief history of computers and terms, the Windows operating system, browsers and the Internet, and microcomputer applications tools. Not open to students seeking the B.S.B.A. degree.

    Credits: (3)
  
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    CIS 195 - The Information Society at Work


    The impact of computer and telecommunications technologies on the way we work; special focus on the individual, organizational, and societal impacts of remote work arrangements.

    Credits: (3)
  
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    CIS 235 - Foundations of Information Technology


    Architecture of modern computer systems including peripherals; data communications and networking with fault-tolerant computing; language transition; operating systems software, and utilities.

    Credits: (3)
  
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    CIS 240 - Business Applications Development I


    Application of programming principles in business; flowcharting, coding, documentation, and testing; computer architecture and data representation.

    Credits: (3)
  
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    CIS 251 - Managing Enterprise Information Systems


    An introduction into enterprise information systems and how they are used to assist businesses and organizations achieve their mission and gain a competitive advantage.

    Credits: (3)
  
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    CIS 253 - Microcomputer Applications


    Problem solving and decision making with selected microcomputer applications such as database and spreadsheets.

    Credits: (3)
  
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    CIS 293 - Topics in Computer Information Systems


    Credits: (1-4, R4)
  
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    CIS 335 - Enterprise Technology Management


    The development, management, and planning of information technologies in the enterprise environment.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    PREQ: 235.

    Credits: (3)
  
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    CIS 340 - Business Applications Development II


    The study of state-of-the-art tools and techniques for developing complex business applications; Web application development; multi-tier client-server; SQL.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    PREQ: 240.

    Credits: (3)
  
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    CIS 389 - Cooperative Education in Information Systems


    See Cooperative Education Program.

    Credits: (1 or 3, R15)
  
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    CIS 403 - Business Research and Reports


    Identification of research problems; collecting and analyzing data; presenting findings for decisionmaking.

    Credits: (3)
  
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    CIS 440 - Advanced Business Programming Applications


    Use of advanced programming techniques to solve business problems and create web based applications.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    PREQ: 340.

    Credits: (3)
  
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    CIS 453 - Database Management Systems


    Database processing and application development emphasizing design, implementation, and maintenance of single-user and enterprisewide databases. Design and implementation of a database application.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    PREQ: 340.

    Credits: (3)
  
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    CIS 455 - Computer Information Systems Analysis and Design


    Object-oriented analysis and design. Object identification, problem identification, feasibility, system requirements, prototyping, design-related activities, and formal report writing.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    PREQ: 340.

    Credits: (3)
  
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    CIS 465 - Applications Development III


    Development of client-server business applications using enterprisewide databases and cross platform and cross product functionality and connectivity.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    PREQ: 453 and 455.

    Credits: (3)
  
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    CIS 466 - Small Business Computing


    Technology, software design, programming techniques, system design, and analysis related to mini- and microcomputers.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    PREQ: 251.

    Credits: (3)
  
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    CIS 480 - Independent Research in Information Systems


    Prerequisites & Notes
    PREQ: CIS major; permission of department head.

    Credits: (3)
  
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    CIS 483 - Internship in Information Systems


    Supervised experience using previously studied theory. S/U grading.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    PREQ: Sophomore standing, 2.0 GPA, written application, and permission of department head. Minimum of 10 hours per week.

    Credits: (1-3, R6)
  
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    CIS 484 - Internship in Information Systems


    Supervised experience using previously studied theory. S/U grading.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    PREQ: Sophomore standing, 2.0 GPA, written application, and permission of department head. Minimum of 10 hours per week.

    Credits: (1-3, R6)
  
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    CIS 485 - Internship in Information Systems


    Supervised experience using previously studied theory. S/U grading.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    PREQ: Sophomore standing, 2.0 GPA, written application, and permission of department head. Minimum of 10 hours per week.

    Credits: (1-3, R6)
  
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    CIS 493 - Topics in Information Systems


       

    Prerequisites & Notes
    PREQ: Permission of department head.

    Credits: (1-3, R15)
  
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    CIS 605 - Managerial Communication


    Credits: (3)
  
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    CIS 651 - Information Systems for Competitive Advantage


    Credits: (3)
  
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    CIS 661 - Systems Analysis and Development


    Credits: (3)
  
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    CIS 662 - Database Management Systems


    Credits: (3)
  
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    CIS 682 - Research Project in Computer Information Systems


    Credits: (3, R6)
  
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    CIS 693 - Topics in Information Systems


    Credits: (1-3, R6)

Computer Science

  
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    CS 130 - Introduction to Computing


    An introduction to programming using a scripting language including variables, input/output, and conditional statements. Other topics covered at the discretion of the instructor.

    Credits: (3)
  
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    CS 140 - Problem Solving and Programming for Engineers


    Problem solving, algorithm development, and program design with a focus on engineering applications.  Topics include variables, control structures, input/output, arrays.

    Credits: (3)
  
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    CS 150 - Problem Solving and Programming I


    Problem solving and algorithm development using an object-based programming language: classes, selection, iteration, arrays, and generic classes. 3 Lecture, 2 Lab.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    PREQ or COREQ: MATH 146 or MATH 153 or MATH 255.




    Credits: (4)
  
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    CS 151 - Problem Solving and Programming II


    Object-oriented program development and elementary data structures: pointers and dynamic allocation, generic classes and inheritance, recursion, linked lists, stacks, and queues. 3 Lecture, 2 Lab.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    PREQ: Passing of 150 with at least a grade of C.

    Credits: (4)
  
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    CS 190 - Privacy, Speech and the Internet


    Ethical issues that arise from the effect of the Internet on privacy and freedom of speech.

    Credits: (3)
  
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    CS 210 - Internet Security and Ethics


    Types of Internet-based attacks, counter-measures, and the ethical issues that arise.  Hacking, viruses, worms, spam, identity theft, cyptography, intellectual property, software piracy. (P4)

    Credits: (3)
  
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    CS 220 - Social and Ethical Issues of Computing


    Social and ethical issues of computing: privacy, computer reliability, freedom of speech, intellectual property, and computer crime.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    151.

    Credits: (1)
  
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    CS 250 - Introduction to Computer Systems


    The computer architecture and system call interfaces; assembly language programming; implementation of system calls; linking, exceptions, interrupt handling, and input/output.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    PREQ: 151 or both 150 and EET 331.

    Credits: (3)
  
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    CS 263 - Software Engineering


    Large scale software development methodologies; software development process and life-cycle models; object-oriented analysis and design; verification and validation; planning and estimating software development efforts.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    PREQ: 151.

    Credits: (3)
  
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    CS 301 - High-Level Languages


    ADA, C, PROLOG, LISP, or other high level language(s) approved by the department head.

    Credits: (3)
  
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    CS 320 - Computers and Society


    Brief history of computers; survey of growth of applications and current social issues to include legal issues as they relate to businesses and the individual.

    Credits: (3)
  
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    CS 330 - Applications of Logic and Discrete Structures


    Applications of mathematics including logic, proof techniques, graph theory, probability, and automata theory to computer system design and software development.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    PREQ: CS 151 and MATH 153.

    Credits: (3)
  
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    CS 340 - Introduction to Scientific Computing


    Survey software and programming languages; applications in modeling and simulation; development of algorithms that requires advanced mathematical background.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    PREQ: MATH 255.

    Credits: (3)
  
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    CS 350 - Computer Organization


    Introduction to computer arithmetic, processor organization and design, microprogramming and control unit design, memory organization, I/O organization.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    PREQ: 151.

    Credits: (3)
  
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    CS 351 - Data Structures and Algorithms


    Object-oriented program development and advanced data structures: recursion, analysis of execution time, sorting and searching, trees, hash tables, and elementary graph algorithms.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    PREQ: 151 and MATH 153.

    Credits: (3)
  
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    CS 352 - Organization of Programming Languages


    Language processors, data and data control, operations, sequence control, storage management, operating environment, syntax, and translation.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    PREQ: 151.

    Credits: (3)
  
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    CS 360 - Theory of Computation


    An introduction to finite automata and regular expressions, context-free languages, Turing machines, Church’s thesis and recursive functions, uncomputability, and computational complexity.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    PREQ: MATH 250.

    Credits: (3)
  
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    CS 361 - Computer Graphics


    Basics of graphics using ray-tracing; data structures; 2-D and 3-D graphics; basic linear algebra; spheres, planes, reflectivity, light sourcing; anti-aliasing.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    PREQ: 151.

    Credits: (3)
  
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    CS 363 - Software Development


    Techniques for design and construction of reliable, maintainable, and useful software systems. Software development methodologies and object-oriented design for medium and large projects.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    PREQ: 151 and 263.

    Credits: (3)
  
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    CS 370 - Operating Systems


    Concurrency (synchronization primitives and deadlock) and implementation of the operating system kernel (Process management, memory management, and file systems); introduction to computer networks.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    PREQ: 151.

    Credits: (3)
  
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    CS 389 - Cooperative Education in Computing


    See Cooperative Education Program.

    Credits: (1 or 3, R15)
  
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    CS 393 - Topics in Computer Science


    Prerequisites & Notes
    PREQ: Permission of department head.

    Credits: (1-3, R6)
  
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    CS 430 - Information Security I


    Cryptography, authentication, integrity, and non-repudiation; trusted intermediaries, key distribution, and certification; access control and firewalls; attacks and counter-measures.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    PREQ: 151.  COREQ: 465.

    Credits: (3)
  
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    CS 431 - Information Security II


    Software reverse engineering, program security, operating systems and database systems security, security administration and audits (prevention, detection, and response), standards for information assurance.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    PREQ: 430. COREQ: 370.

    Credits: (3)
  
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    CS 451 - Algorithms


    Selected topics from the theory of algorithms. Topics may include algorithms for parallel computers, polynomials and FFT, number-theoretic algorithms, and computational geometry.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    PREQ: 351.

    Credits: (3)
  
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    CS 452 - Advanced Computer Architecture


    Advanced topics in computer architecture including pipelining, multiple and parallel processing systems, issues in performance enhancement, data flow computers, and VLSI computations.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    PREQ: 350.

    Credits: (3)
  
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    CS 453 - Database Systems


    Relational query languages (SQL), database design, normal forms, storage structures, access methods, query processing, crash recovery, transactions, distributed databases, object-oriented and multimedia databases.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    PREQ: 151.

    Credits: (3)
  
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    CS 460 - Compiler Construction I


    Grammar and finite-state automata; parse trees; top-down and bottom-up parsing; LL(k) and LR(k) grammar; syntax-directed translation; term project.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    PREQ: 351.

    Credits: (3)
  
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    CS 462 - Systems Programming


    Linux tools; shell scripting; program development tools; process controls; Introduction to an advanced scripting language (i.e., php, perl, or python).

    Prerequisites & Notes
    PREQ: 151.

    Credits: (3)
  
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    CS 465 - Computer Networking


    Protocol layers, error control, media access, routing, congestion control, TCP/IP, name resolution, socket programming, client-server, interface definition languages, component APIs.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    PREQ: 151.

    Credits: (3)
  
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    CS 480 - Artificial Intelligence


    Machine intelligence; problem reduction, state space search, game trees, expert systems; resolution principle; introduction to LISP.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    PREQ: 351.

    Credits: (3)
  
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    CS 493 - Topics in Computer Science


    Credits: (1-6, R6)
  
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    CS 495 - Capstone I


    A seminar in which the student starts the capstone project and the capstone portfolio.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    Seventy earned credit hours.

    Credits: (2)
  
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    CS 496 - Capstone II


    A seminar in which the student completes the capstone project and the capstone portfolio.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    PREQ: 495.

    Credits: (2)
  
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    CS 552 - Advanced Computer Architecture


    Credits: (3)
  
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    CS 560 - Compiler Construction II


    Credits: (3)
  
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    CS 565 - Internet Protocols


         

    Credits: (3)
  
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    CS 580 - Artificial Intelligence


    Credits: (3)
  
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    CS 593 - Topics in Computer Science


    Credits: (1-6, R6)

Construction Management

  
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    CM 121 - Introduction to Construction


    A survey of the construction industry to include history, career opportunities, types of construction, differences in office and jobsite working conditions, expectations and vocabulary.

    Credits: (3)
  
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    CM 142 - Construction Graphics and Plan Reading


    An introduction to construction graphics, sketching, 3D CADD systems and plan reading. 2 Lecture, 2 Lab.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    PREQ or COREQ: MATH 146 or 152 or 153 and CM 121 or permission of instructor.

    Credits: (3)
  
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    CM 211 - Construction Methods and Materials I


    Vertical construction emphasizing comprehensive analysis of materials, design and specifications, installation methods, testing and inspection, and appropriate construction methodology for application. 2 Lecture, 2 Lab.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    PREQ or COREQ: Math 146 or 152 or 153 and CM 121 or permission of instructor.

    Credits: (3)
  
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    CM 212 - Construction Methods and Materials II


    Advanced studies on Horizontal Construction Materials, testing procedures, material properties, design, specification, and installation methods using certification standards and guidelines. 2 Lecture, 2 Lab.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    PREQ: 211, MATH 146 or 152 or permission of instructor.

    Credits: (3)
  
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    CM 222 - Construction Surveying Layout


    Development of the surveying skills necessary on a construction jobsite with emphasis placed on operation of instruments and accuracy of field notes. 2 Lecture, 2 Lab.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    PREQ: MATH 146 or 152 or 153 and CM 121 or permission of instructor.

    Credits: (3)
  
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    CM 231 - Construction Documents and Codes


    Introduction to CSI specifications, construction documentation terminology, building codes, and the documentation process of construction projects.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    PREQ OR COREQ: 121 or permission of instructor.

    Credits: (3)
 

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