Oct 21, 2021  
2020-2021 Academic Catalog 
    
2020-2021 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Course Descriptions


The courses described below are listed in numerical order by discipline. All courses are 3 credits unless otherwise noted. If laboratory periods are required they are indicated after the description. For example, the notation “3 plus 1” indicates 3 class periods and 1 lab period per week.

 

Computer Science

  
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    CS 2100 - Introduction to Computer Systems


    Prerequisite(s): CS 1350.
    Computer structure, machine language, data representation, the instruction set, input-output. Symbolic coding and assembly language, addressing techniques, program segmentation and linkage, macros, the assembler, and system organization. Unscheduled laboratory. 3 credits. (3 plus 0) Unscheduled laboratory. Credit(s): 3 (3 plus 0)
  
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    CS 2410 - Discrete Structures


    Prerequisite(s): MA1055 or MA 1090; CS 1300 or IS 1300.
    Induction, Big-Oh analysis and recurrence relations, mathematical aspects of trees, mathematical aspects of sets, relations, graph theory, automata and regular expressions, context-free grammars, propositional and predicate logic. 3 credits. (3 plus 0) Credit(s): 3 (3 plus 0)
  
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    CS 2500 - Database Systems


    Prerequisite(s): IS 1300 or CS 1300.
    Database management systems. Sequential storage devices. Physical characteristics of and data representation on random access storage devices. Inverted lists, multilist, indexed sequential, and hierarchical file structures. File I/O. Unscheduled laboratory. 3 credits. (3 plus 0) Unscheduled laboratory. Credit(s): 3 (3 plus 0)
  
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    CS 2990 - Special Topics in Computer Science


    Prerequisite(s): Administrative approval.
    Directed study of a special body of subject matter in the field of computer science. This course may be repeated for additional credit. Credit(s): Variable
  
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    CS 3200 - Operating Systems


    Prerequisite(s): CS 2100 .
    Operating system concepts and components are studied and modeled using various client and server operating systems. Topics include: process controls, multiprogramming, system performance, synchronization principles, memory management, deadlocks, access methodologies.  Unscheduled laboratory Credit(s): 3 (3 plus 0)
  
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    CS 3500 - Numerical Methods


    Prerequisite(s): MA 2300.
    This course will emphasize the development of numerical algorithms to provide solutions to common problems formulated in science and engineering. The primary objective of the course is to develop the basic understanding of the construction of numerical algorithms, and the applicability and limits of their appropriate use. The emphasis of the course will be on root-finding, numerical linear algebra, numerical differentiation & integration, and solving initial- and boundary-value problems numerically. 3 credits (3 plus 0). Credit(s): 3 (3 plus 0)
  
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    CS 3700 - Object Orientation


    Prerequisite(s): CS 1350 .
    Object oriented methods of design, documentation and implementation. Implementation of examples in a high-level programming language. Polymorphism, inheritance, software reuse are studied and practiced. Students will learn to develop and implement software systems using object oriented techniques. Unscheduled laboratory. Credit(s): 3 (3 plus 0)
  
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    CS 3800 - Data Structures & Algorithms


    Prerequisite(s): CS 2410; CS1350.
    A study of methods for implementing data structures such as: lists, linked lists, nary trees, AVL-trees, b-trees, tries, and graphs. Study and analysis of well-known algorithms. Unscheduled laboratory. 3 credit hours. (3 plus 0) Unscheduled laboratory Credit(s): 3 (3 plus 0)
  
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    CS 4000 - Computer Science Seminar


    Prerequisite(s): Senior standing or administrative approval.
    Study of the current ethical and professional issues in computer science. Student research and seminar presentations are required. 1 credit hour. (1 plus 0) Credit(s): 1 (1 plus 0)
  
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    CS 4500 - Software Engineering


    Prerequisite(s): CS3800 or concurrent registration.
    The theory and practice of software engineering. Software development methodologies, object oriented design, data abstraction, the software life cycles. Term project required. Unscheduled laboratory. 3 credits. (3 plus 0) Unscheduled laboratory. Credit(s): 3 (3 plus 0)
  
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    CS 4600 - Organization of Programming


    Prerequisite(s): CS3700.
    Formal language concepts and examples. Data types, structures, and features affecting static and dynamic storage allocation. Language features for program control, procedures, data transfer, block structures, and recursion. Run-time considerations. Interpretive languages. Lexical analysis and parsing. Programming assignments in available languages. Unscheduled laboratory. 3 credit hours. (3 plus 0) Unscheduled laboratory. Credit(s): 3 (3 plus 0)
  
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    CS 4800 - Systems Software


    Prerequisite(s): CS 2100 ; CS 3800 .
    Software design techniques. Organization and management of software development. Design of assemblers and macroprocessors. Review of lexical analysis and parsing, general compiler design, techniques of machine-independent code generation and optimization. Loader schemes and design. At least one large software project. Unscheduled laboratory. Credit(s): 3 (3 plus 0)
  
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    CS 4900 - Computer Science Senior Project


    Prerequisite(s): CS 4500 .
    This capstone course requires the design of a solution to a problem using student developed software, complete with testing strategies and implementation of the solution. The design solution will involve the appropriate software development and testing methodologies. Students will produce software solutions conceptual system design subsystem analysis and characterization, consideration of technical impact including integration with existing systems, and the production of technical documentation for the design. Credit(s): 3 (3 plus 0)
  
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    CS 4950 - Computer Science Internship


    Prerequisite(s): Junior Standing.
    The internship course requires a professional field experience that incorporates previous coursework in computer science. The student will also be required to participate in a seminar program discussing the relationship of previous course work to the actual operations in industry. Credit(s): variable up to 6 (3 plus 0)
  
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    CS 4990 - Special Topics in Computer Science


    Prerequisite(s): Administrative approval.
    Directed study of a special body of subject matter in the field of computer science. This course may be repeated for additional credit. Credit(s): Variable
  
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    CS 5500 - Advanced Database Systems


    Prerequisite(s): CS 2010  , CS 2410  , CS 2500  with C or higher.
    Explores a broad range of information security controls used to protect databases against compromises of their confidentiality, integrity and availability. Emphasis is placed on securing the database systems themselves, and the programs/functions and data within them. Topics include access control, auditing, authentication, encryption, integrity controls, backups and application security. Credit(s): 3 (3 plus 0)
  
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    IT 1150 - Advanced PC Support


    Prerequisite(s): MIS 1300.
    This course is a continuation of MIS 1300 adding depth and additional topics for supporting PC applications. (3 credit hours) Credit(s): 3 (3 plus 0)
  
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    IT 2000 - Server+


    Prerequisite(s): NET 1250.
    This course is designed to prepare a student for the Server+ certification exam. It provides the knowledge and skills to build, maintain, troubleshoot, secure, and support server hardware and software technologies. (3 credit hours) Credit(s): 3 (3 plus 0)
  
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    IT 2100 - Business Continuity


    Prerequisite(s): NET 2000.
    This course examines the concepts and skills required for a technician to participate in ensuring the stable and routine operation of business activities with a specific emphasis on Information Technology related procedures and assets. This will include risk analysis and mitigation, the development, maintenance, and implementation of response plans, and project management techniques. (3 credit hours) Credit(s): 3 (3 plus 0)
  
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    IT 2200 - Security+


    Prerequisite(s): NET 2000.
    This course is designed to prepare a student for the Security+ certification exam. It provides the knowledge and skills to identify risk, participate in risk mitigation, and to provide infr4astructure, application, information, and operational security. (3 credit hours) Credit(s): 3 (3 plus 0)
  
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    IT 2900 - IT Capstone Project


    Prerequisite(s): IT 2200.
    Integrate and synthesize skills and knowledge from across the degree program to demonstrate the ability to participate in and contribute value to the field of Information Technology. (3 credit hours) Credit(s): 3 (3 plus 0)

Criminal Justice

  
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    CJ 1100 - Intro to the Criminal Justice Systems


    Prerequisite(s): None.
    A survey of the criminal justice system of the United States. The course will examine broad concepts that guide and direct the system of justice in contemporary society and the explore the components of the system: the police, the courts and corrections. 3 credit hours. (3 plus 0) Credit(s): 3 (3 plus 0)
  
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    CJ 1300 - The Police in America


    Prerequisite(s): CJ 1100.
    An examination of the police as a component of the American criminal justice system. Beginning with an exploration of the historical evolution of the police, learners will explore contemporary issues and emerging challenges that face this important unit of social control in our nation. 3 credits. (3 plus 0) Credit(s): 3 (3 plus 0)
  
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    CJ 1400 - Corrections in America


    Prerequisite(s): CJ 1100.
    Beginning with a historical overview of the American criminal justice system, this class covers the rationale for punishment and the administration and operational aspects of prison and jail functions at the local, state and federal levels. Issues related to probation, parole, community corrections. 3 credits. (3 plus 0) Credit(s): 3 (3 plus 0)
  
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    CJ 2300 - Substantive Criminal Law


    Prerequisite(s): CJ 1100.
    The evolution of substantive law in America from its British and common-law traditions. The learner’s examination of this topic will include the limitations and ambiguity of the substantive law. This course may utilize the Indiana Criminal Code as one model of substantive law and may be taught using the case study method. 3 credit hours. (3 plus 0) Credit(s): 3 (3 plus 0)
  
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    CJ 2400 - Understanding Procedural Law


    Prerequisite(s): CJ 1100.
    The development of an understanding of the application of the substantive law from a procedural perspective. There will be a course focus on significant U.S. Supreme Court cases that have described the boundaries of practice for the police, courts and corrections. This course may be taught using the case study method. 3 credit hours. (3 plus 0) Credit(s): 3 (3 plus 0)
  
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    CJ 2500 - Basics of Criminal Investigation


    Prerequisite(s): CJ 1100.
    A general theoretical framework for the practice of investigating criminal acts. The components of all investigations; crime scene protocol, collection and preservation of physical evidence, sources of information, and interview and interrogation will be among the topics explored. Investigative features of particular crimes (homicide, robbery, rape, larceny, motor vehicle theft, etc.) will also be a focus of this class. 3 credits. (3 plus 0) Credit(s): 3 (3 plus 0)
  
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    CJ 2600 - Laws of Evidence


    Prerequisite(s): CJ 2300 or CJ 2400.
    The law of evidence is the system of rules and standards by which the admission of proof at the trial of a criminal action is regulated. This course includes topics related to the investigation and adjudication process in criminal cases, including collection of evidence and presentation of evidence at arraignments, preliminary hearings, suppression hearings, and trials, with emphasis on types of evidence admissible in a criminal action. This course may be taught using the case study method, with an emphasis on class participation. 3 credits. (3 plus 0) Credit(s): 3 (3 plus 0)
  
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    CJ 3100 - A System of Juvenile Justice


    Prerequisite(s): CJ 1100 or HS 1200 for Human Services Majors.
    The juvenile justice system in the United States operates in a manner that is slightly different from the adult components of the system. This course will provide an overview of a system that structures the way children are dealt with in regard to delinquency, abuse, neglect and dependency. Methods of addressing the prevention of delinquency and trends in delinquency will also be examined. 3 credits. (3 plus 0) Credit(s): 3 (3 plus 0)
  
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    CJ 3200 - Understanding Criminal Behavior


    Prerequisite(s): CJ 1100.
    This is a psychology and criminal justice course with a specific focus on criminal behavior using a psychosocial approach. More specifically we will be utilizing psychological, psychiatric and sociological approaches to examine why individuals commit criminal and delinquent acts. 3 credits (3 plus 0) Credit(s): 3 (3 plus 0)
  
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    CJ 3300 - Victimology


    Prerequisite(s): CJ 1100.
    This is a course with a specific focus on emerging areas in the field, such as the consequences of victimization and empowering victims. The concentration will be on both traditional and modern approaches to victims’ issues and concentrates on issues affecting both victims and victim service providers. The course will follow the general guideline of the text, however, and quite frequently, we will move outside of the text for material. Students will be responsible for topics covered both in and out of the text. 3 credits. (3 plus 0) Credit(s): 3 (3 plus 0)
  
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    CJ 3510 - Community-Oriented Policing


    Prerequisite(s): CJ 1300.
    Focus on community-oriented policing and problem solving using criminal justice theoretical based approaches. The course will follow the general guideline of the text, however, and quite frequently, we will move outside of the text for material. Students will be responsible for topics covered both in and out of the text. 3 credits. (3 plus 0) Credit(s): 3 (3 plus 0)
  
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    CJ 3520 - Crime Scene Investigation


    Prerequisite(s): CJ 1100.
    This is a course with a specific focus on the techniques and methods of crime scene investigation focusing on practical suggestions as well as theoretical viewpoints of the field. Topics include: fundamentals of preliminary investigation, identification, protection, and collection of evidence, sketching and photographing the crime scene, interpreting blood stain evidence, fingerprinting techniques. Students will be responsible for topics covered both in and out of the text and the lab portion of the course. Credit(s): 3 (3 plus 0)
  
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    CJ 3530 - Restorative Justice


    Prerequisite(s): CJ 3100.
    This is a course with a specific focus on restorative justice. A specific focus will be on theoretical roots of the restorative justice movement and methods and practices in the field. Case studies will be used to facilitate student learning. 3 credits. (3 plus 0) Credit(s): 3 (3 plus 0)
  
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    CJ 3620 - Forensic Science & Criminalistics


    Prerequisite(s): CJ 2500.
    This is a course with a specific focus on the nature and laboratory analysis of physical evidence. Topics include: collection of physical evidence, examination of evidence and the nature of different types of physical evidence. 3 credits. (3 plus 0) Credit(s): 3 (3 plus 0)
  
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    CJ 3700 - Ethics & Cultural Diversity in Criminal Justice


    Prerequisite(s): CJ 1100.
    This is a course with a focus on ethical theories and their consideration in the field of criminal justice. Specific attention will be paid to the application of these theories and the ethical development of criminal justice practitioners. Topics will also include current ethical issues and their relationship to ethical theories and decisions. Students will be responsible for topics covered both in and out of the text and the lab portion of the course. 3 credits (3 plus 0) Credit(s): 3 (3 plus 0)
  
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    CJ 4110 - Law Enforcement Planning Process


    Prerequisite(s): CJ 1300 .
    A focus on policy and planning issues in the law enforcement environment. The learner will be exposed to the need for planned change and planned change models. Learners will then be required to identify a problem or law enforcement policy issue and develop a plan to impact that issue. Credit(s): 3 (3 plus 0)
  
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    CJ 4120 - Death Investigation


    Prerequisite(s): CJ 2500.
    This course is designed to briefly cover how to recognize and investigate violent, suspicious or unexpected deaths. The student will learn to develop the essential facts regarding the death scene, medical history and other information that assists in the determination of a person’s cause and manner of death. The course will cover the 29 national guidelines set forth by the National Institutes of Justice as essential for a coordinated, efficient and complete death investigation. Basic crime scene investigation techniques will be stressed, along with the importance of crime scene and body evidence, however, this course emphasizes the medical aspects of death investigation and is not designed to be a “homicide seminar”. 3 credits (3 plus 0) Credit(s): 3 (3 plus 0)
  
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    CJ 4130 - Probation & Parole Services & Care


    Prerequisite(s): CJ 1400.
    The criminal justice system is comprised of three major components: police, courts, and corrections. Corrections is made up of both institutional and community-based agencies. This course will take an in-depth examination of the community-based strategies of probation and parole from both a historical perspective and what is currently being utilized today. This examination will explore the duties and objectives of contemporary probation and parole agencies in the United States today and tracks the progress of an individual through each phase of the community-based systems. 3 credits. (3 plus 0) Credit(s): 3 (3 plus 0)
  
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    CJ 4210 - Police Organization & Management


    Prerequisite(s): CJ 1300.
    An in-depth examination of the administrative and leadership practices necessary in the operation of a contemporary police organization. In part, this course will demonstrate and discuss the application of modern management theory in the police environment. The focus here is on the operation of an urban police department (100+ officers) and the functional components of such an agency. 3 credits. (3 plus 0) Credit(s): 3 (3 plus 0)
  
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    CJ 4220 - Criminal Profiling


    Prerequisite(s): CJ 2500; CJ 3200.
    This is a course with a specific focus on criminal profiling utilizing psychological and criminal justice based approaches. The class will concentrate on the processes of identifying personality traits, behavioral tendencies, geographical location and demographic variables of an offender based on characteristics of a crime. 3 credits. (3 plus 0) Credit(s): 3 (3 plus 0)
  
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    CJ 4230 - Corrections Counseling


    Prerequisite(s): PSY 1700; CJ 1400.
    This is a course with a specific focus on treatment and counseling approaches to offender rehabilitation. The emphasis is on different types of treatment for juvenile and adult offenders. 3 credits. (3 plus 0) Credit(s): 3 (3 plus 0)
  
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    CJ 4320 - Fundamentals of Crime Analysis


    Prerequisite(s): CJ 2500.
    An overview of the variety of analytical techniques utilized in law enforcement to describe and understand crime patterns and trends as they occur in contemporary society. The learner will also be exposed to the basic stages of crime analysis: collection of data, the collation of that data, analysis of data, dissemination of data, and feedback and evaluation of the end users of crime analysis data. 3 credits. (3 plus 0) Credit(s): 3 (3 plus 0)
  
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    CJ 4700 - Transnational Organized Crime


    Prerequisite(s): Senior standing.
    The course provides a unique overview of transnational organized crime in each continental region of the world. Specific attention will focus on the examination of how criminal groups use systematic violence and corruption to achieve their goals. Crimes to be discussed include money laundering, human smuggling, cybercrime, trafficking of humans, drugs, weapons, body parts and nuclear material. Discussion will be directed on how transnational crime ring activities weaken economies and financial systems and undermine democracy. Discussion will also focus on how these groups upset peace and stability of nations worldwide, often using bribery, violence or terror to achieve their goals. Credit(s): 3 (3 plus 0)
  
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    CJ 4800 - Comparative Criminal Justice System


    Prerequisite(s): Senior Standing.
    The course examines the United States criminal justice system and the criminal justice system of other nations. Using a descriptive approach, the four primary components of criminal justice systems of a number of nations will be studied and compared and contrasted with those same components in the enforcement structure; the judicial system include: sources and principles of law; the law enforcement structure; the judicial system; and, corrections. The course is a required capstone course for students in the pre-law major that integrates an understanding of all of the components of the U.S. criminal justice system by comparing and contrasting those components with those components of other nations. Credit(s): 3 (3 plus 0)
  
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    CJ 4910 - Senior Capstone


    Prerequisite(s): CJ 1100.
    This is a course with a focus on ethical theories and their consideration in the field of criminal justice. Specific attention will be paid to the application of these theories and the ethical development of criminal justice practitioners. Topics will also include current ethical issues and their relationship to ethical theories and decisions. Students will be responsible for topics covered both in and out of the text and the lab portion of the course. 3 credits (3 plus 0) Credit(s): 3 (3 plus 0)
  
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    CJ 4950 - Criminal Justice Internship


    Prerequisite(s): Junior Standing in the criminal justice program.
    CJ4950, Internship in criminal Justice, permits students to participate in an internship with a criminal justice agency for credit hours. A student earns one(1) credit hour for every forty(40) hours the student reports to the sponsoring agency, with variable 3 to 15 credits hours awarded. Credit(s): 0

Cybersecurity

  
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    CYS 1100 - Introduction to Cybersecurity


    Prerequisite(s): CS 1500  
    The students will explore the field of Cybersecurity focusing on the technical and managerial aspects of the discipline. Students will be introduced to the basic terminology, concepts, and best practices of computer/network security and the roles and responsibilities of management/security personnel. The students will learn the technologies used and techniques involved in creating a secure computer networking environment including authentication and the types of attacks against an organization.  Credit(s): 3
  
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    CYS 2100 - Network & Web Security Analysis


    Prerequisite(s): CYS 1100   and MA 1030   Co-requisite(s): NET 1200  
    Offers in-depth coverage of all the models, protocols, services, and standards that govern TCP/IP and web protocols that guide its behavior on modern networks. As a hands-on course, providing students with firsthand experience in installing, configuring, analyzing, using, and managing TCP/IP and web protocols on a network. These systems act as a line of defense, helping protect company assets from attacks. In this course, student gain a thorough grounding in the network and web intrusion detection using programming and third party/open source applications to capture and audit security logs.   Credit(s): 3
  
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    CYS 2300 - Defensive CyberOps and Audit


    Prerequisite(s): CYS 2100   and NET 2300  
    Intrusion Detection/Prevention Systems are critical components of well-designed network architectures. These systems act as a line of defense, helping protect company assets from attacks. In this course, students gain a thorough grounding in the design, implementation, and administration of
    IDSes/IPSes, as well as practical, hands-on experience working with them. In addition, students analyze various attack signatures and the network traffic these systems collect.  Credit(s): 3
  
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    CYS 3200 - Digital Forensics


    Prerequisite(s): CYS 2300  and NET 1500  
    Provides students with an understanding of the detailed methodological approach to computer forensics, evidence analysis, digital evidence acquisition/handling, and analysis in a forensically sound manner. Students will acquire hands-on experience with various forensic investigation techniques and standard tools necessary to successfully carry-out a computer forensic investigation Credit(s): 3
  
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    CYS 3500 - Offensive CyberOps & Vulnerability


    Prerequisite(s): CYS 3200  
    The students will demonstrate their skills in planning and scoping a penetration testing engagement in an ethical manner. They will document identified flaws and vulnerabilities through various methods of vulnerability testing, including and not limited to foot printing, attack surface, discovery, and attack vectors Credit(s): 3
  
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    CYS 4100 - Cybersecurity Project I


    Prerequisite(s): CYS 3500  
    This is the first of the projects for the Cybersecurity program. Project I will address instructor/student project in one of the following pathways: 1.) CyberOps; 2.) Digital Forensics; 3.) Network Engineering; 4.) Computer Science. Upon completion students, with the instructor will define a scenario(s) creating in a lab to be able to analyze a cybersecurity problem and design an appropriate solution using a combination of tools and techniques. Documentation of the scenario(s) and solution(s) is required.  Credit(s): 3
  
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    CYS 4200 - Cybersecurity Project II


    Prerequisite(s): CYS 4100  
    This is the first of the projects for the Cybersecurity program. Project II will address instructor/student project in one of the following pathways: 1.) CyberOps; 2.) Digital Forensics; 3.) Network Engineering; 4.) Computer Science. This class should be a deeper look into the scenario(s) that was started in the CYS 4100 Cybersecurity I class. This can be proposed by an industry problem/issue that as a sponsor for the project to resolved a real life problem. Upon completion students, with the instructor will define a problem/issue to be created in a lab to be able and using a combination of tools and techniques determine a solution. Documentation of the scenario(s) and solution(s) is required.  Credit(s): 3
  
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    CYS 4950 - Internship


    Prerequisite(s): CYS 3500  and Advisor Approval
    This course combines professional field experience as a member of an organization with classroom topics and principles of Cybersecurity. In addition to the work experience, the student will also participate in a seminar program discussing the relationship of previous coursework to actual operations in industry. The purpose of the course is to provide the student with a first-hand involvement with the field of Cybersecurity. Students will acquire useful marketable skills and demonstrate the knowledge accumulated in their coursework. In addition, students will gain an awareness of the technical and business skills that professionals employ and foster the students’ own sense of confidence and competence in the professional world.  Credit(s): 3
  
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    CYS 4990 - Special Topics in Cybersecurity


    Prerequisite(s): Advisor approval
    Directed study of a special body of subject matter in the field of Cybersecurity. This course may be repeated for additional credit. Credit(s): 3

Economics

  
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    ECON 2200 - Macroeconomics


    Prerequisite(s): MA 1025 or concurrent enrollment.
    A study of the overall economic system with emphasis upon gross domestic product, fiscal policy and monetary policy, the budget and banking. 3 credits. (3 plus 0) Credit(s): 3 (3 plus 0)
  
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    ECON 2210 - Microeconomics


    Prerequisite(s): MA1025 or concurrent enrollment.
    A study of the economic system. Supply and demand, competition, pricing policies, wage and rent determination, and government regulation. 3 credits. (3 plus 0) Credit(s): 3 (3 plus 0)
  
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    ECON 3140 - Money, Banking, and Capital Markets


    Prerequisite(s): ECON2200.
    This course provides an analysis of the financial systems of central banks, private banks, and other sources and users of financial capital. Topics include monetary theory, central banking and monetary policy, interest rate determination, inflation, financial intermediaries, and international financial markets. Credit(s): 3 (3 plus 0)

Education

  
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    EDS 525 - Collaborative Classrooms and Schools


    Course taken through partnership with the University of St. Francis.  Credit(s): 3
  
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    EDS 568 - Responsive Classroom Management


    Course taken through partnership with the University of St. Francis.  Credit(s): 3
  
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    EDS 602 - Diverse Learners in Today’s Classroom


    Course taken through partnership with the University of St. Francis.  Credit(s): 3
  
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    EDS 603 - Reading Methods


    Course taken through partnership with the University of St. Francis.  Credit(s): 3
  
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    EDS 606 - Inclusive Content Assessment


    Course taken through partnership with the University of St. Francis. Credit(s): 3
  
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    EDS 607 - Methods for Secondary Instruction


    Course taken through partnership with the University of St. Francis.  Credit(s): 3
  
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    EDS 610 - Literacy for all Learners


    Course taken through partnership with the University of St. Francis.  Credit(s): 3
  
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    EDS 611 - Literacy in the Content Areas


    Course taken through partnership with the University of St. Francis.  Credit(s): 3
  
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    EDS 613 - Collaborative Models of Behavior Management


    Course taken through partnership with the University of St. Francis.  Credit(s): 3
  
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    EDS 615 - Language and Social Skills Topics


    Course taken through partnership with the University of St. Francis.  Credit(s): 3
  
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    EDS 626 - Functional Curriculum/Assistive Technology


    Course taken through partnership with the University of St. Francis.  Credit(s): 3

Electrical Engineering

  
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    EE 2050 - Overview of Electricity and Electronics


    Prerequisite(s): MA 1055.
    An introductory course in electrical science for non-electrical engineering students and computer science majors. The course extends the student’s knowledge of electrical components and circuits, network analysis methods, and simple dynamic circuits in DC Transient and AC steady state. This background is then used in the study of transformers, simple semiconductors, op-amps power supplies, oscillators and optoelectronics. RF theory and antennas are introduced; examples of these applications are reviewed and discussed. 3 credits. (3 plus 0) Credit(s): 3 (3 plus 0)
  
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    EE 2100 - Circuit Analysis I


    Prerequisite(s): MA1210; or concurrent registration.
    Resistive linear networks are studied in depth, including dependent and independent sources. The principal topics of study are: node and mesh techniques, source transformations, Thevenin and Norton theorems, the maximum power transfer theorem and super position. Inductors and capacitors are introduced as circuit elements and the time response of first and second-order circuits is developed using ordinary, linear, differential equations. SPICE based circuit simulators, such as NI multism, are used for DC and transient circuit analysis. 3 credits. (3 plus 0) Credit(s): 3 (3 plus 0)
  
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    EE 3100 - Circuit Analysis II


    Prerequisite(s): EE 2100 ; MA 1210  .
    Circuits containing resistors, capacitors, self-inductance, mutual inductance, ideal transformers, independent and dependent sources are studied using phasor-domain methods. The course material includes steady-state solutions, network functions, poles and zeros, resonance, complex power, maximum power transfer, frequency response and simple filters. SPICE based circuit simulators such as NI Multisim, are used for transient and AC steady-state circuit analysis. Credit(s): 3 (3 plus 0)
  
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    EE 3150 - Signals and Systems


    Prerequisite(s): EE3100.
    Mathematical descriptions of signals with emphasis on communication systems. Representation of signals in terms of basis functions, Fouriere series expansions, Fourier Transforms, Fourier (frequency domain) analysis of linear systems in block diagram form with presentation of such concepts as transmission, distortion, spectral density and ideal versus practical filter. Application of the Fourier concepts in analog communications systems such ax AM, FM, followed by an introduction to sampling, analog to digital conversion and digital data transmission. 3 credits. (3 plus 0) Credit(s): 3 (3 plus 0)
  
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    EE 3200 - Electronics I


    Prerequisite(s): EE 3100  or concurrent registration.
    Introduction to two- and three-terminal semiconductor devices including: junction diodes, bipolar junction transistors and field-effect transistors. DC analysis of transistor circuits to establish quiescent conditions using analytical and graphical methods. Lumped element models of transistors for small-signal amplifier analysis. Small signal and power amplifier design, temperature and tolerance effects. SPICE based circuit simulators, such as NI Multisim, are used to obtain the DC bias, steady-state behavior and frequency response of transistor amplifiers. Credit(s): 3 (3 plus 0)
  
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    EE 3220 - Electronics II


    Prerequisite(s): EE 3200 .
    Low and high frequency response of single stage and feedback amplifiers. Feedback and stability criteria in amplifiers, regenerative transistor oscillator circuits. Ideal and practical operational amplifiers, analysis and design of operational amplifier circuits including: computational, signal conditioning and oscillator applications. SPICE based circuit simulators, such as NI Multisim, are used to simulate transistor and operational amplifier circuits including tolerance and temperature effects on the designed circuits. Credit(s): 3 (3 plus 0)
  
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    EE 3400 - Solid State Electronics


    Prerequisite(s): EE 3200  
    Introduces concepts associated with semiconductor devices. Provides detailed insight into the internal workings of device structures such as pn-junction diode, Schottky diode, BJT, and MOSFET. Information regarding solar cells, LEDs HBTs, and modern field-effect devices is presented. Credit(s): 3 (3 plus 0)
  
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    EE 3500 - EM Fields and Waves


    Prerequisite(s): MA 2200, EE 3100 or concurrent registration.
    The study of electromagnetic fields emphasizing forms of Maxwell’s equations of particular interest in engineering applications. The physical sources of electromagnetic fields and vector mathematics are reviewed. A review of static fields precedes the introduction of the concept of quasistatic fields. Quasistatic fields are related to lumped circuits. A brief review of phasor notation from AC circuit analysis is used to introduce time-harmonic electromagnetic fields. Wave solutions are developed for time-harmonic fields. Energy storage, power flow, and impedance are emphasized to provide a foundation for use of these concepts in various electrical engineering areas. 3 credits. (3 plus 0) Credit(s): 3 (3 plus 0)
  
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    EE 3550 - Transmission Lines


    Prerequisite(s): EE 3500 .
    Partial differential equations and complex parameter methods are applied in the study of distributed circuits. Lossless, lossy and high frequency transmission lines are analyzed in the steady state. The Smith-Chart graphical method for line problems is developed and applied to line matching problems. Pulse propagation is examined on a single line and two couple lines. Credit(s): 3 (3 plus 0)
  
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    EE 3650 - Circuits Laboratory


    Prerequisite(s): EE 3100  or concurrent registration.
    This course introduces students to experimental practices in an electrical circuit laboratory. Students will learn practical aspects of electrical engineering and important practices and habits for the engineer. The laboratory portion of the class will introduce students to (1) common laboratory instruments (including the power supply, multimeter, oscilloscope and signal generator), (2) design and perform laboratory experiments and (3) analyze and interpret the experimental data. Students will also learn to work in teams and with a partner, as well as how to communicate the results by writing laboratory reports. Credit(s): 1 (0 plus 3)
  
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    EE 3750 - Electronics Laboratory


    Prerequisite(s): EE3200,EE3650.
    The design and experimental evaluation of electronic waveshaping, amplification, and switching circuits. Emphasis is placed on the characterization and application of two and three-terminal electronic devices in standard electronic sub-systems. Experiments include: junction diodes, zener diodes, voltage regulators and power supplies, bipolar and field-effect transistor characterization, single and multiple-stage amplifiers, operational amplifiers, and oscillators. 2 credits. (1 plus 3) Credit(s): 1 (0 plus 3)
  
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    EE 4100 - Circuit Synthesis


    Prerequisite(s): EE3100.
    This course is an intermediate level treatment of passive and active circuit synthesis. Subjects include scaling and response normalization, methods of approximation, filter network functions and realizability, first criteria and PR functions, driving-point synthesis of LC networks, realizability and second synthesis of undetermined and doublyterminated ladder networks, and the active simulation of passive filters with generalized impedance converters. Experimental work includes the design and implementation of high-order filters, methods of approximation, design of filters using Butterworth, Chebyshev, and elliptic transfer functions, implementation of passive and active filters and their time and frequency domain characterizations. 3 credits. (3 plus 0) Credit(s): 3 (3 plus 0)
  
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    EE 4150 - Digital Signal Processing


    Prerequisite(s): EE 3150 ; EGR 1500 .
    Development of both mathematical and intuitive understanding of digital signal processing. LTI systems, analog Fourier transforms, discrete Fourier transforms and z-transforms are reviewed. Fourier and z-transforms are extended to 2-d. Signal flow graphs help develop an intuitive understanding of digital signal processing. Both IIR and FIR digital filters are studied. Credit(s): 3 (3 plus 0)
  
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    EE 4200 - Power Circuits


    Prerequisite(s): EE 3200  .
    The application of solid state electronics for control and conversion of electric power. The course concentrates on the analysis and application of semiconductor devices to power and control systems. Areas of study include: power semiconductor-diode rectifiers, thyristors, bi-polar-junction transistors and metal-oxide-semiconductor field-effect transistors. Single and three-phase converters and AC voltage controllers, buck and boost switch-mode regulators, switch-mode AC and DC power supplies and motor speed control. Credit(s): 3 (3 plus 0)
  
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    EE 4300 - Principles of Communication


    Prerequisite(s): EE 3150 .
    The basic principles of the design and analysis of modern communication systems are introduced. Topics covered include brief review of probability theory, performance analysis of modulated communication systems, digital modulation and demodulation, performance of digital modulation schemes, overview of information theory and key aspects of error control coding. Credit(s): 3 (3 plus 0)
  
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    EE 4350 - Communications Laboratory


    Prerequisite(s): EE 4300. Co-requisite(s): EE 4300 .
    This laboratory provides experimental support for the material covered in the senior year communications class. The laboratory includes experiments in the areas of amplitude and frequency modulation, digital signaling, pulsecode modulation, and digital carrier systems. 1 credit. (0 plus 3) Credit(s): 1 (0 plus 3)
  
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    EE 4400 - Electrical Machines


    Prerequisite(s): EE 3100.
    The application of electromagnetic theory to electric machine design and operation. Magnetic fields, magnetic circuits, and magnetic energy storage are reviewed. Three-phase power systems are introduced. The principles and operating characteristics of transformers and rotating electrical machines are emphasized. Energy formulations are used to provide a common approach to the study of a variety of AC and DC machines including variable reluctance motors and induction motors. Laboratory experiments with rotating electrical machines are performed in the concurrent Machines and Controls Laboratory. 3 credit hours. (3 plus 0) Credit(s): 3 (3 plus 0)
  
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    EE 4450 - Machines and Controls Laboratory


    Prerequisite(s): EE 4400; EE 4800. Co-requisite(s): EE 4400 ; EE 4800 .
    This laboratory provides experimental support for the material covered in the senior year controls and machines classes. The laboratory covers the measurement and analysis of performance of electric motors and closed loop controls for a servomotor. In each experiment emphasizing motor characterization, the steady state rotation speed, output torque, and electrical-to-mechanical conversion efficiency are measured for a particular type of motor, such as series DC or induction. In each experiment emphasizing servomotor control, a gain in the closed loop (e.g. speed gain of the servoamp-motor-tachogenerator) and a system performance measure (e.g. steady state error) are determined for a particular type of control loop, such as position control or speed control. 1 credit hour. (0 plus 3) Credit(s): 1 (0 plus 3)
  
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    EE 4800 - Linear Controls


    Prerequisite(s): EE 3100.
    The application of signals-system concepts and mathematical techniques to the analysis of linear control systems. Interpretation and manipulation of block diagrams for closed loop control systems are introduced. Derivations, calculations, and approximations are used to obtain system performance measures, such as stability and steady state errors. Design of compensators (lead, lag, and lead-lag) and PID controllers using root locus and frequency response methods are emphasized. 3 credits. (3 plus 0) Credit(s): 3 (3 plus 0)
  
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    EE 4973 - EE Senior Project I


    Prerequisite(s): EGR 2000; senior standing.
    The presentation of a design solution to an engineering problem. The design solution will involve the formal and creative application of mathematics, science, and electrical engineering theory. Students will aim to produce systems that will be safe, robust, cost-effective, technically sound solutions to the problem. Coursework will include: setting specifications, conceptual system design, subsystem analysis and characterization, consideration of environmental impact, equipment sourcing, and the production of technical documentation for the design. 2 credits. (2 plus 0) Credit(s): 2 (2 plus 0)
  
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    EE 4974 - EE Senior Project II


    Prerequisite(s): EE4973.
    The implementation of the design solution prepared in Senior Project I. The course will involve construction and test of the project hardware and software. The project concludes with a hardware demonstration and an oral presentation to engineering faculty. 2 credit hours. (2 plus 0) Credit(s): 2 (2 plus 0)
  
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    EE 4990 - Special Topics in Electrical Engineering


    Prerequisite(s): Permission of the instructor and the dean of the College of Engineering and Computer Sciences.
    Directed study of a special body of subject matter in the field of electrical engineering. This course may be repeated for additional credit. Credit(s): Variable

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    EET 1100 - Electronic Circuits I


    Prerequisite(s): MA 1030 or concurrent registration.
    This is the first course in a two course sequence on the fundamentals of circuit analysis. Topics include Ohm’s Law, power, Kirchhoff’s voltage law, Kirchhoff’s current law, capacitors, inductors, and operational amplifiers. Simulations with a pSpice simulator will be introduced. Credit(s): 3
  
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    EET 1150 - Electronic Circuits I Lab


    Prerequisite(s): EET 1100 or Concurrent Registration.
    This lab covers the basics of electronic measurement techniques. Digital multimeters, function generators, and oscilloscopes will be introduced. Tolerance and significant figures will be emphasized. Protoboarding and soldering techniques will be introduced. Credit(s): 1
  
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    EET 1200 - Electronic Circuits II


    Prerequisite(s): EET 1100 and MA 1055 or concurrent registration.
    This is the second course in a two course sequence on the fundamentals of circuit analysis. Topics include AC analysis, transformers, fundamentals of filters, diodes, and transistors. More advanced techniques of pSpice simulation will be studied. Credit(s): 3
  
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    EET 1250 - Electronic Circuits II Lab


    Prerequisite(s): EET 1200 or concurrent registration.
    Measurement and analysis of operational amplifiers, filters. and transistors will be studied. Network analyzers and frequency analysis will be introduced. Credit(s): 1
  
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    EET 1300 - Digital Circuits


    Prerequisite(s): MA 1030 or concurrent registration.
    Fundamentals of digital circuits and logic will be discussed. Topics include binary numbers, Boolean algebra, digital logic gates, and Karnaugh maps. Differences in power requirements for digital circuits will be discussed. Fundamentals of digital simulation using a pSpice based simulator will be discussed. Credit(s): 3
  
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    EET 1350 - Digital Circuits Lab


    Prerequisite(s): EET 1150 and EET 1300 or concurrent registration.
    This is an introductory lab in the measurement and analysis of digital circuits. Clock generation and analysis will be analyzed. Logic gates, counters, and shift registers wi11 be investigated. Debugging of circuits will be discussed. Credit(s): 1
  
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    EET 2000 - Technical Writing


    Prerequisite(s): ENG 1272.
    Develop communication skills and learn written genres specific to scientific and engineering fields, such as technical descriptions, reports, proposals, specifications, and instructions. Interpret and employ mathematical, visual, and tabulated data in written formats. Credit(s): 3
  
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    EET 2050 - Measurement Technology & Report Writing


    Prerequisite(s): EET 1250 and EET 2000 or concurrent registration.
    Advanced measurement techniques and debugging of circuits will be discussed. Open and closed loop measurements will be conducted. Communicate measurements and test data effectively in written reports. This course has a residency requirement for successful completion. Credit(s): 1
 

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