Schedule of Classes




2022 Summer: May 18 - August 9
Stateside hybrid classes for Winter 2023 and Spring 2023 will be made available the weekend of September 9th, 2022. Registration will open September 12th, 2022.

Course Class No. Section Start & End Date Day Time Status Location
CMST 303 Advanced Application Software (3)
Prerequisite: Extensive experience with office application software, including word processing, spreadsheet, presentation, and database programs. A hands-on, project-based survey of advanced features of office application software. The aim is to use advanced application features to produce documents for professional and personal communication. Topics include information systems, application integration, computer hardware and software, storage, and networking. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: CAPP 303 or CMST 303.
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51392 6380 18 May 2022-12 Jul 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Woolcock-Henry, Constance O Syllabus Course Materials
CMST 308 User Experience and Interface Design (3)
A hands-on, project-based introduction to user experience (UX) and interface design (UI). An introduction to design thinking and the basic practices of user experience, interface, and interaction design. A study of a user-centric, systematic, data driven design process that includes research, concept generation, prototyping, and refinement. The goal is to evaluate user interfaces and create a working prototype using industry-standard techniques guided by usability data. Topics include human-computer interaction, measuring and evaluating interface quality, user research, wireframing, prototyping, designing virtual experiences, storyboarding, and career paths.
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53086 6380 18 May 2022-12 Jul 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Kraja, Violetta S Syllabus Course Materials
CMST 308 User Experience and Interface Design (3)
A hands-on, project-based introduction to user experience (UX) and interface design (UI). An introduction to design thinking and the basic practices of user experience, interface, and interaction design. A study of a user-centric, systematic, data driven design process that includes research, concept generation, prototyping, and refinement. The goal is to evaluate user interfaces and create a working prototype using industry-standard techniques guided by usability data. Topics include human-computer interaction, measuring and evaluating interface quality, user research, wireframing, prototyping, designing virtual experiences, storyboarding, and career paths.
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53087 6980 15 Jun 2022-09 Aug 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Boone, Shannon R Syllabus Course Materials
CMST 310 Fundamentals of Electronic Publishing (3)
Recommended: CMST 295. A hands-on, project-based introduction to the tools, concepts, processes, and methods of electronic (desktop) publishing. The aim is to use Adobe InDesign (or another professional electronic publishing software program) to create electronic publications for various media formats following fundamental design principles. Topics include the history and evolution of publishing, working with color, incorporating graphics, principles and elements of design, publication workflow, emerging technologies, careers in the field, ethical and legal considerations, and collaborative design. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: CAPP 310, CAPP 398B, or CMST 310.
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50663 6980 15 Jun 2022-09 Aug 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Sharpe, Sandra M Syllabus Course Materials
CMST 310 Fundamentals of Electronic Publishing (3)
Recommended: CMST 295. A hands-on, project-based introduction to the tools, concepts, processes, and methods of electronic (desktop) publishing. The aim is to use Adobe InDesign (or another professional electronic publishing software program) to create electronic publications for various media formats following fundamental design principles. Topics include the history and evolution of publishing, working with color, incorporating graphics, principles and elements of design, publication workflow, emerging technologies, careers in the field, ethical and legal considerations, and collaborative design. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: CAPP 310, CAPP 398B, or CMST 310.
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51584 6380 18 May 2022-12 Jul 2022 Closed Online
Faculty: Kramer, Stacey M. Syllabus Course Materials
CMST 310 Fundamentals of Electronic Publishing (3)
Recommended: CMST 295. A hands-on, project-based introduction to the tools, concepts, processes, and methods of electronic (desktop) publishing. The aim is to use Adobe InDesign (or another professional electronic publishing software program) to create electronic publications for various media formats following fundamental design principles. Topics include the history and evolution of publishing, working with color, incorporating graphics, principles and elements of design, publication workflow, emerging technologies, careers in the field, ethical and legal considerations, and collaborative design. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: CAPP 310, CAPP 398B, or CMST 310.
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52348 6381 18 May 2022-12 Jul 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Sharpe, Sandra M Syllabus Course Materials
CMST 311 Advanced Electronic Publishing (3)
Prerequisite: CMST 310. A hands-on, project-based study of the advanced concepts, tools, processes, and methods of electronic (desktop) publishing. The goal is to use Adobe InDesign to create engaging electronic publications following fundamental design principles for print, online, and mobile devices. Topics include motion and interactivity, PDF (portable document format) publishing, emerging technologies, design issues related to mobile devices, ethical and legal considerations, collaborative work, and print and web-ready Adobe Flash files. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: CAPP 311 or CMST 311.
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53189 6980 15 Jun 2022-09 Aug 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Dietz, Elaine M Syllabus Course Materials
CMST 315 Game Design I (3)
A hands-on, project-based introduction to 3D video game design and programming fundamentals. The aim is to use an industry-standard 3D game engine to create a game from concept to final product.  Topics include 3D game engines, 3D game design, gameplay mechanics, sound effects, C# programming, project management, 3D physics and user interface design. 
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53088 6380 18 May 2022-12 Jul 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Smith, Robin J Syllabus Course Materials
CMST 315 Game Design I (3)
A hands-on, project-based introduction to 3D video game design and programming fundamentals. The aim is to use an industry-standard 3D game engine to create a game from concept to final product.  Topics include 3D game engines, 3D game design, gameplay mechanics, sound effects, C# programming, project management, 3D physics and user interface design. 
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53089 6980 15 Jun 2022-09 Aug 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Jennings, Darniet K Syllabus Course Materials
CMST 320 Illustration Graphics (3)
Recommended: CMST 295. A hands-on, project-based introduction to illustration graphics using Adobe Illustrator. The goal is to apply fundamental concepts of vector image composition to create professional digital media for delivery across multiple platforms, including print, web, and video following ethical principles and legal guidelines. Topics include terminology, tools, theory, and processes from concept to completion. Discussion covers Bezier curves, shading, depth, paths, drawing tools, vector vs. raster images, and color theory.
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50664 6980 15 Jun 2022-09 Aug 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Clark, Christopher T Syllabus Course Materials
CMST 320 Illustration Graphics (3)
Recommended: CMST 295. A hands-on, project-based introduction to illustration graphics using Adobe Illustrator. The goal is to apply fundamental concepts of vector image composition to create professional digital media for delivery across multiple platforms, including print, web, and video following ethical principles and legal guidelines. Topics include terminology, tools, theory, and processes from concept to completion. Discussion covers Bezier curves, shading, depth, paths, drawing tools, vector vs. raster images, and color theory.
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51585 6380 18 May 2022-12 Jul 2022 Closed Online
Faculty: Raser, Kristopher L Syllabus Course Materials
CMST 325 Image Editing (3)
An introduction to digital image editing using Adobe Photoshop. The aim is to identify established digital image editing tools, techniques, and best practices; create new images; and edit existing images. Topics include terminology, tools, theory, and processes from concept to completion. Discussion covers fundamental concepts and practical techniques, as well as ethical and legal issues. Emphasis is on applying these concepts and techniques to produce high-quality digital works for multiple platforms, including print, web, and other electronic media.
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50400 6980 15 Jun 2022-09 Aug 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Fernandez, Alberto Syllabus Course Materials
CMST 325 Image Editing (3)
An introduction to digital image editing using Adobe Photoshop. The aim is to identify established digital image editing tools, techniques, and best practices; create new images; and edit existing images. Topics include terminology, tools, theory, and processes from concept to completion. Discussion covers fundamental concepts and practical techniques, as well as ethical and legal issues. Emphasis is on applying these concepts and techniques to produce high-quality digital works for multiple platforms, including print, web, and other electronic media.
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50665 6981 15 Jun 2022-09 Aug 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Ferguson, Andrew J Syllabus Course Materials
CMST 325 Image Editing (3)
An introduction to digital image editing using Adobe Photoshop. The aim is to identify established digital image editing tools, techniques, and best practices; create new images; and edit existing images. Topics include terminology, tools, theory, and processes from concept to completion. Discussion covers fundamental concepts and practical techniques, as well as ethical and legal issues. Emphasis is on applying these concepts and techniques to produce high-quality digital works for multiple platforms, including print, web, and other electronic media.
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51586 6380 18 May 2022-12 Jul 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Watson, James H Syllabus Course Materials
CMST 325 Image Editing (3)
An introduction to digital image editing using Adobe Photoshop. The aim is to identify established digital image editing tools, techniques, and best practices; create new images; and edit existing images. Topics include terminology, tools, theory, and processes from concept to completion. Discussion covers fundamental concepts and practical techniques, as well as ethical and legal issues. Emphasis is on applying these concepts and techniques to produce high-quality digital works for multiple platforms, including print, web, and other electronic media.
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51899 6381 18 May 2022-12 Jul 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Rader, Barbara L Syllabus Course Materials
CMST 325 Image Editing (3)
An introduction to digital image editing using Adobe Photoshop. The aim is to identify established digital image editing tools, techniques, and best practices; create new images; and edit existing images. Topics include terminology, tools, theory, and processes from concept to completion. Discussion covers fundamental concepts and practical techniques, as well as ethical and legal issues. Emphasis is on applying these concepts and techniques to produce high-quality digital works for multiple platforms, including print, web, and other electronic media.
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51982 6382 18 May 2022-12 Jul 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Jones, Vera E Syllabus Course Materials
CMST 330 Virtual Reality Design I (3)
Prerequisites: CMST 308 and CMST 315. A hands-on, project-based introduction to the theories, best practices, aesthetics, techniques, and workflows used to create immersive virtual reality. The goal is to develop, test, and deploy virtual reality experiences following design theory and industry-standard best practices. Topics include human perception, 3D modeling, game design, design considerations, limitations, storytelling, mobile app development, and 360-degree video.
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53082 6380 18 May 2022-12 Jul 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Shaffer, Lucas L Syllabus Course Materials
CMST 331 Augmented Reality Design I (3)
Prerequisites: CMST 308 and CMST 315. A hands-on, project-based introduction to the theories, best practices, aesthetics, techniques, and workflows used to create immersive augmented reality (AR). The goal is to develop, test, and deploy augmented reality experiences following design theory and industry-standard best practices. Topics include human-computer interaction and user experience, design principles, 3D modeling, game design, storytelling, and augmented reality application development. 
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53084 6380 18 May 2022-12 Jul 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Kraja, Violetta S Syllabus Course Materials
CMST 341 Principles of Multimedia I (3)
Recommended: CMST 290 and CMST 295. A hands-on, project-based introduction to multimedia development. The aim is to create interactive products that integrate images, sound, video, and animation following sound media design principles for optimal display in multiple media formats using Adobe Flash. Topics include storyboarding, web design, animation, motion-tweening, project management, and ethical design.
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51637 6380 18 May 2022-12 Jul 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Cordi, Michael A Syllabus Course Materials
CMST 351 Motion Graphics I (3)
Prerequisites: CMST 320 and CMST 325. A hands-on introduction to the basic concepts, techniques, and principles of digital video and motion graphics effects using Adobe After Effects. The objective is to describe digital video compositing techniques; create digital composites that combine video, text, digital images, and audio; and apply visual special effects to create professional results for use on multiple platforms, such as film, video, multimedia, and the web. Topics include techniques such as basic storyboarding, key framing, transformations, and rendering, as well as effects (including levels, curves, color correction, blur, glow, fractal noise, keying, masking, and cartoon effects).
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50666 6980 15 Jun 2022-09 Aug 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Tonson, Robert B. Syllabus Course Materials
CMST 385 Principles of Web Design and Technology I (3)
Prerequisite: CMST 290. Recommended: CMST 295. A study of web design, tools, and technology principles. The goal is to plan and produce a professional website. Topics include Internet protocols; usability; accessibility; and social, ethical, and legal issues related to website production. Focus is on HyperText Markup Language, version 5 (HTML5) and cascading style sheets (CSS). Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: CAPP 385 or CMST 385.
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50421 6980 15 Jun 2022-09 Aug 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Yares, Ali C.K Syllabus Course Materials
CMST 385 Principles of Web Design and Technology I (3)
Prerequisite: CMST 290. Recommended: CMST 295. A study of web design, tools, and technology principles. The goal is to plan and produce a professional website. Topics include Internet protocols; usability; accessibility; and social, ethical, and legal issues related to website production. Focus is on HyperText Markup Language, version 5 (HTML5) and cascading style sheets (CSS). Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: CAPP 385 or CMST 385.
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51393 6380 18 May 2022-12 Jul 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Allen, Leslie G Syllabus Course Materials
CMST 386 Principles of Web Design and Technology II (3)
Prerequisite: CMST 385. Continuation of the study of web design, tools, and technology principles. The objective is to create a website promotion strategy, with search engine optimization, and produce a professional website that incorporates multimedia and scripting. Topics include website marketing, web analytics, performance, privacy, and security issues related to website production. Focus is on Extensible HyperText Markup Language (XHTML), cascading style sheets (CSS), and JavaScript. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: CAPP 386 or CMST 386.
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53190 6980 15 Jun 2022-09 Aug 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Hecker, Barbara J Syllabus Course Materials
CMST 388 Fundamentals of JavaScript (3)
Prerequisite: CMST 386. Recommended: CMST 290. A hands-on, project-based study of JavaScript using a structured programming approach to build dynamic, interactive web pages. The goal is to use client-side JavaScript to create interactive, cross-browser-compatible web pages that minimize security and privacy vulnerabilities. Topics include form validation, web development tools, documentation, dynamic HTML, event handling, cross-browser compatibility, cookies, and security issues. Programming projects are included. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: CMST 388 or CMST 398J.
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51951 6380 18 May 2022-12 Jul 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Nuur, Sadiq O Syllabus Course Materials
CMST 425 Advanced Image Editing (3)
Prerequisite: CMST 325. Continued hands-on, project-based study of digital image editing using Adobe Photoshop. The objective is to identify and apply advanced design concepts, adjustments, and batch-processing techniques to creating new images and editing existing ones. Topics include more advanced terminology, tools, considerations, and processes from concept to completion. Emphasis is on advanced concepts and practical techniques to create professional images for print, web, and other electronic media. Discussion also covers ethical and legal issues.
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50667 6980 15 Jun 2022-09 Aug 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Robinson, Kenneth C Syllabus Course Materials
CMST 488 Advanced JavaScript (3)
Prerequisite: CMST 388. A hands-on, project-based study of web application development using advanced JavaScript technologies. The aim is to create cross-browser-compatible web applications that adhere to industry standards and minimize security risks. Topics include JavaScript libraries, user interfaces, accessibility, usability, and security. Web development projects using advanced JavaScript are included.
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50668 6980 15 Jun 2022-09 Aug 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Carnaghan, Ian D Syllabus Course Materials
CMST 495 Current Trends and Projects in Digital Media and Web Technology (3)
(Intended as a final, capstone course to be taken at the end of the student's program.) Prerequisites: CMST 290, CMST 295, and 15 credits in the major. An overview of current trends, technologies, theories, and practices in the digital media and web technology fields. The aim is to integrate concepts, practical application, and critical thinking acquired through previous study and apply them to professional and postgraduate objectives. Analysis covers innovative and emerging issues in digital media, web technology, motion graphics, or general computing. Projects use techniques and approaches previously studied; they may focus on digital media design and production for print or online access, web technologies, or motion graphics.
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50669 6980 15 Jun 2022-09 Aug 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Jones, Shannon K Syllabus Course Materials
CMST 495 Current Trends and Projects in Digital Media and Web Technology (3)
(Intended as a final, capstone course to be taken at the end of the student's program.) Prerequisites: CMST 290, CMST 295, and 15 credits in the major. An overview of current trends, technologies, theories, and practices in the digital media and web technology fields. The aim is to integrate concepts, practical application, and critical thinking acquired through previous study and apply them to professional and postgraduate objectives. Analysis covers innovative and emerging issues in digital media, web technology, motion graphics, or general computing. Projects use techniques and approaches previously studied; they may focus on digital media design and production for print or online access, web technologies, or motion graphics.
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51125 6981 15 Jun 2022-09 Aug 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Radhakrishnan, Veena Syllabus Course Materials
COMM 202 Media and Society (3)
(Fulfills the general education requirement in communications but is not a writing course.) Prerequisite: WRTG 112 or equivalent. An overview of the complex components and relationships involved in today's media. The goal is to understand the technical, political, economic, cultural, and organizational influences on mediated messages. Topics include visual rhetoric, legal and ethical issues, social media, the transactional model, advertising, security, and privacy concerns.
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50415 6980 15 Jun 2022-09 Aug 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Coley, Frances M Syllabus Course Materials
COMM 202 Media and Society (3)
(Fulfills the general education requirement in communications but is not a writing course.) Prerequisite: WRTG 112 or equivalent. An overview of the complex components and relationships involved in today's media. The goal is to understand the technical, political, economic, cultural, and organizational influences on mediated messages. Topics include visual rhetoric, legal and ethical issues, social media, the transactional model, advertising, security, and privacy concerns.
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50433 6981 15 Jun 2022-09 Aug 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Davis, Brian S Syllabus Course Materials
COMM 202 Media and Society (3)
(Fulfills the general education requirement in communications but is not a writing course.) Prerequisite: WRTG 112 or equivalent. An overview of the complex components and relationships involved in today's media. The goal is to understand the technical, political, economic, cultural, and organizational influences on mediated messages. Topics include visual rhetoric, legal and ethical issues, social media, the transactional model, advertising, security, and privacy concerns.
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51654 6380 18 May 2022-12 Jul 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Sherrod, Jarmese K Syllabus Course Materials
COMM 202 Media and Society (3)
(Fulfills the general education requirement in communications but is not a writing course.) Prerequisite: WRTG 112 or equivalent. An overview of the complex components and relationships involved in today's media. The goal is to understand the technical, political, economic, cultural, and organizational influences on mediated messages. Topics include visual rhetoric, legal and ethical issues, social media, the transactional model, advertising, security, and privacy concerns.
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51655 6381 18 May 2022-12 Jul 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Santee, Nichole W Syllabus Course Materials
COMM 202 Media and Society (3)
(Fulfills the general education requirement in communications but is not a writing course.) Prerequisite: WRTG 112 or equivalent. An overview of the complex components and relationships involved in today's media. The goal is to understand the technical, political, economic, cultural, and organizational influences on mediated messages. Topics include visual rhetoric, legal and ethical issues, social media, the transactional model, advertising, security, and privacy concerns.
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51694 6382 18 May 2022-12 Jul 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Asten, Maureen A Syllabus Course Materials
COMM 207 Understanding Visual Communication (3)
A study of the creation and interpretation of visual language. The aim is to understand how images are used to effectively communicate ideas in a variety of channels, including news, advertising, and public relations. Topics include aesthetics, principles of composition, color systems, content awareness, and historical and cultural perspectives. Emphasis is on critical thinking and analysis of images from both theoretical and practical perspectives.
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51116 6980 15 Jun 2022-09 Aug 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Becher, Thomas M Syllabus Course Materials
COMM 207 Understanding Visual Communication (3)
A study of the creation and interpretation of visual language. The aim is to understand how images are used to effectively communicate ideas in a variety of channels, including news, advertising, and public relations. Topics include aesthetics, principles of composition, color systems, content awareness, and historical and cultural perspectives. Emphasis is on critical thinking and analysis of images from both theoretical and practical perspectives.
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53211 6380 18 May 2022-12 Jul 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Worley, Tracy L Syllabus Course Materials
COMM 207 Understanding Visual Communication (3)
A study of the creation and interpretation of visual language. The aim is to understand how images are used to effectively communicate ideas in a variety of channels, including news, advertising, and public relations. Topics include aesthetics, principles of composition, color systems, content awareness, and historical and cultural perspectives. Emphasis is on critical thinking and analysis of images from both theoretical and practical perspectives.
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54145 6381 18 May 2022-12 Jul 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Pite, Stephen M Syllabus Course Materials
COMM 207 Understanding Visual Communication (3)
A study of the creation and interpretation of visual language. The aim is to understand how images are used to effectively communicate ideas in a variety of channels, including news, advertising, and public relations. Topics include aesthetics, principles of composition, color systems, content awareness, and historical and cultural perspectives. Emphasis is on critical thinking and analysis of images from both theoretical and practical perspectives.
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54426 6981 15 Jun 2022-09 Aug 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Worley, Tracy L Syllabus Course Materials
COMM 300 Communication Theory (3)
(Fulfills the general education requirement in communications but is not a writing course.) Prerequisite: WRTG 112 or equivalent. An introduction to communication theory. The objective is to apply communication theory and evaluate communication situations. The basic theories of human communication, mass communication, and new media and technology are explored. Focus is on the relationships among communication theory, research, and practice. Topics include intra- and interpersonal communication, public communication, mass media, and contemporary issues associated with mediated communication.
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50296 6980 15 Jun 2022-09 Aug 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Klein, Ellen W Syllabus Course Materials
COMM 300 Communication Theory (3)
(Fulfills the general education requirement in communications but is not a writing course.) Prerequisite: WRTG 112 or equivalent. An introduction to communication theory. The objective is to apply communication theory and evaluate communication situations. The basic theories of human communication, mass communication, and new media and technology are explored. Focus is on the relationships among communication theory, research, and practice. Topics include intra- and interpersonal communication, public communication, mass media, and contemporary issues associated with mediated communication.
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50494 6981 15 Jun 2022-09 Aug 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Nelson, Nicole Syllabus Course Materials
COMM 300 Communication Theory (3)
(Fulfills the general education requirement in communications but is not a writing course.) Prerequisite: WRTG 112 or equivalent. An introduction to communication theory. The objective is to apply communication theory and evaluate communication situations. The basic theories of human communication, mass communication, and new media and technology are explored. Focus is on the relationships among communication theory, research, and practice. Topics include intra- and interpersonal communication, public communication, mass media, and contemporary issues associated with mediated communication.
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51250 6381 18 May 2022-12 Jul 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Crowley-Farrell, Mary E Syllabus Course Materials
COMM 300 Communication Theory (3)
(Fulfills the general education requirement in communications but is not a writing course.) Prerequisite: WRTG 112 or equivalent. An introduction to communication theory. The objective is to apply communication theory and evaluate communication situations. The basic theories of human communication, mass communication, and new media and technology are explored. Focus is on the relationships among communication theory, research, and practice. Topics include intra- and interpersonal communication, public communication, mass media, and contemporary issues associated with mediated communication.
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51275 6380 18 May 2022-12 Jul 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Crowley-Farrell, Mary E Syllabus Course Materials
COMM 300 Communication Theory (3)
(Fulfills the general education requirement in communications but is not a writing course.) Prerequisite: WRTG 112 or equivalent. An introduction to communication theory. The objective is to apply communication theory and evaluate communication situations. The basic theories of human communication, mass communication, and new media and technology are explored. Focus is on the relationships among communication theory, research, and practice. Topics include intra- and interpersonal communication, public communication, mass media, and contemporary issues associated with mediated communication.
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54219 6382 18 May 2022-12 Jul 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Klein, Ellen W Syllabus Course Materials
COMM 302 Mass Communication and Media Studies (3)
(Fulfills the general education requirement in communications but is not a writing course.) Prerequisite: WRTG 112, WRTG 101, or WRTG 101S. A survey of mass communication designed to enhance media literacy. The goal is to interpret, evaluate, and produce media messages. Topics include media industries and the impact of the media, as well as regulation, policy, and ethical issues. Emphasis is on critical thinking and analysis of vital aspects of pervasive elements of popular culture, such as news, advertising, children's entertainment, and a free press. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: COMM 302 or COMM 379A.
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50376 6980 15 Jun 2022-09 Aug 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Bricker, Suzane L Syllabus Course Materials
COMM 302 Mass Communication and Media Studies (3)
(Fulfills the general education requirement in communications but is not a writing course.) Prerequisite: WRTG 112, WRTG 101, or WRTG 101S. A survey of mass communication designed to enhance media literacy. The goal is to interpret, evaluate, and produce media messages. Topics include media industries and the impact of the media, as well as regulation, policy, and ethical issues. Emphasis is on critical thinking and analysis of vital aspects of pervasive elements of popular culture, such as news, advertising, children's entertainment, and a free press. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: COMM 302 or COMM 379A.
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51486 6380 18 May 2022-12 Jul 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Richey, Amanda JE Syllabus Course Materials
COMM 302 Mass Communication and Media Studies (3)
(Fulfills the general education requirement in communications but is not a writing course.) Prerequisite: WRTG 112, WRTG 101, or WRTG 101S. A survey of mass communication designed to enhance media literacy. The goal is to interpret, evaluate, and produce media messages. Topics include media industries and the impact of the media, as well as regulation, policy, and ethical issues. Emphasis is on critical thinking and analysis of vital aspects of pervasive elements of popular culture, such as news, advertising, children's entertainment, and a free press. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: COMM 302 or COMM 379A.
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51528 6381 18 May 2022-12 Jul 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Haddad Nunez, Aitza M Syllabus Course Materials
COMM 390 Writing for Managers (3)
(Fulfills the general education requirement in communications.) Prerequisite: WRTG 112, WRTG 101, or WRTG 101S. A practicum in the kinds of communication skills that managers need for the workplace. The goal is to develop persuasive managerial communication for organizational decision making and action. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: COMM 390, HUMN 390, WRTG 390, or WRTG 490.
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50461 6980 15 Jun 2022-09 Aug 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Williams, Susan M Syllabus Course Materials
COMM 390 Writing for Managers (3)
(Fulfills the general education requirement in communications.) Prerequisite: WRTG 112, WRTG 101, or WRTG 101S. A practicum in the kinds of communication skills that managers need for the workplace. The goal is to develop persuasive managerial communication for organizational decision making and action. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: COMM 390, HUMN 390, WRTG 390, or WRTG 490.
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50670 6981 15 Jun 2022-09 Aug 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Kravitz, Rianne L Syllabus Course Materials
COMM 390 Writing for Managers (3)
(Fulfills the general education requirement in communications.) Prerequisite: WRTG 112, WRTG 101, or WRTG 101S. A practicum in the kinds of communication skills that managers need for the workplace. The goal is to develop persuasive managerial communication for organizational decision making and action. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: COMM 390, HUMN 390, WRTG 390, or WRTG 490.
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51140 6982 15 Jun 2022-09 Aug 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Lalwani, Sheila B Syllabus Course Materials
COMM 390 Writing for Managers (3)
(Fulfills the general education requirement in communications.) Prerequisite: WRTG 112, WRTG 101, or WRTG 101S. A practicum in the kinds of communication skills that managers need for the workplace. The goal is to develop persuasive managerial communication for organizational decision making and action. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: COMM 390, HUMN 390, WRTG 390, or WRTG 490.
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51850 6380 18 May 2022-12 Jul 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Boetig, Donna E Syllabus Course Materials
COMM 390 Writing for Managers (3)
(Fulfills the general education requirement in communications.) Prerequisite: WRTG 112, WRTG 101, or WRTG 101S. A practicum in the kinds of communication skills that managers need for the workplace. The goal is to develop persuasive managerial communication for organizational decision making and action. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: COMM 390, HUMN 390, WRTG 390, or WRTG 490.
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51851 6381 18 May 2022-12 Jul 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Hardin, Linda Lee Syllabus Course Materials
COMM 390 Writing for Managers (3)
(Fulfills the general education requirement in communications.) Prerequisite: WRTG 112, WRTG 101, or WRTG 101S. A practicum in the kinds of communication skills that managers need for the workplace. The goal is to develop persuasive managerial communication for organizational decision making and action. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: COMM 390, HUMN 390, WRTG 390, or WRTG 490.
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52061 6382 18 May 2022-12 Jul 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Plessinger, Alison A Syllabus Course Materials
COMM 400 Mass Media Law (3)
(No previous study of law required. Fulfills the general education requirement in communications but is not a writing course.) Prerequisite: WRTG 112 or equivalent. Recommended: WRTG 391, WRTG 393, or WRTG 394. An examination of important legal issues that affect mass media and communications professionals. The objective is to analyze mass media law, its evolution, and its relationship with society, culture, and politics. Topics include copyright, intellectual property, fair use, defamation, privacy, freedom of information, freedom of speech, and freedom of the press, as well as issues raised by the growth of the Internet. Discussion also covers ethics in mass media, digital technologies, and the creation of media content. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: COMM 400 or JOUR 400.
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50997 6980 15 Jun 2022-09 Aug 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Pincus, Adam K Syllabus Course Materials
COMM 400 Mass Media Law (3)
(No previous study of law required. Fulfills the general education requirement in communications but is not a writing course.) Prerequisite: WRTG 112 or equivalent. Recommended: WRTG 391, WRTG 393, or WRTG 394. An examination of important legal issues that affect mass media and communications professionals. The objective is to analyze mass media law, its evolution, and its relationship with society, culture, and politics. Topics include copyright, intellectual property, fair use, defamation, privacy, freedom of information, freedom of speech, and freedom of the press, as well as issues raised by the growth of the Internet. Discussion also covers ethics in mass media, digital technologies, and the creation of media content. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: COMM 400 or JOUR 400.
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51487 6380 18 May 2022-12 Jul 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Thompson, Steven J Syllabus Course Materials
COMM 480 Research Methods in Communication Studies (3)
Prerequisites: COMM 300 and COMM 302. A review of qualitative and quantitative research methods in communication studies. The objective is to define and explain research methods, concepts, and tools; apply research design, data collection, analysis, and reporting skills; and critically evaluate research in terms of rigor, relevance, and explanatory value. Practice is provided in finding, consuming, and analyzing research studies. Discussion covers the steps of the research process: articulating a question, developing a methodology, conducting a study, and reporting on findings.
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51608 6380 18 May 2022-12 Jul 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Fox, Caterina G Syllabus Course Materials
COMM 495 Senior Seminar in Communication Studies (3)
(Intended as a final, capstone course to be taken in a student's last 15 credits.) Prerequisites: COMM 300, COMM 302, and at least 9 additional credits of upper-level COMM, SPCH and/or JOUR courses. Recommended: COMM 390. A project-based capstone study of communication. The aim is to reflect on the knowledge and skills gained through previous coursework and experiences in the discipline.
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51591 6380 18 May 2022-12 Jul 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Nosiri, Chizoma C Syllabus Course Materials
COMM 495 Senior Seminar in Communication Studies (3)
(Intended as a final, capstone course to be taken in a student's last 15 credits.) Prerequisites: COMM 300, COMM 302, and at least 9 additional credits of upper-level COMM, SPCH and/or JOUR courses. Recommended: COMM 390. A project-based capstone study of communication. The aim is to reflect on the knowledge and skills gained through previous coursework and experiences in the discipline.
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52455 6381 18 May 2022-12 Jul 2022 Open Online
Faculty: DiDesidero, Linda B Syllabus Course Materials
CSIA 300 Cybersecurity for Leaders and Managers (3)
(Designed in part to help prepare for the EC-Council Secure Computer User [CSCU] certification.) Prerequisite: Any CMIS, CMIT, CMSC, CMST, CSIA, DATA, IFSM, or SDEV course. Recommended: IFSM 201. A survey of the cybersecurity principles, practices, and strategies required by leaders and managers to become strategic partners in the establishment, management, and governance of an enterprise's cybersecurity program. The aim is to develop both an understanding of how cybersecurity supports key business goals and objectives and the "soft skills" necessary for success in a leadership or managerial role. Topics include the fundamentals of cybersecurity practices and principles; enterprise IT governance processes and security controls; data security; the information life cycle; intellectual property protections; privacy laws and regulations; security education, training, and awareness; and the need for cooperation and collaboration between business units and the organization's cybersecurity program.
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50671 6980 15 Jun 2022-09 Aug 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Henely, Ezekiel C Syllabus Course Materials
CSIA 300 Cybersecurity for Leaders and Managers (3)
(Designed in part to help prepare for the EC-Council Secure Computer User [CSCU] certification.) Prerequisite: Any CMIS, CMIT, CMSC, CMST, CSIA, DATA, IFSM, or SDEV course. Recommended: IFSM 201. A survey of the cybersecurity principles, practices, and strategies required by leaders and managers to become strategic partners in the establishment, management, and governance of an enterprise's cybersecurity program. The aim is to develop both an understanding of how cybersecurity supports key business goals and objectives and the "soft skills" necessary for success in a leadership or managerial role. Topics include the fundamentals of cybersecurity practices and principles; enterprise IT governance processes and security controls; data security; the information life cycle; intellectual property protections; privacy laws and regulations; security education, training, and awareness; and the need for cooperation and collaboration between business units and the organization's cybersecurity program.
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50986 6981 15 Jun 2022-09 Aug 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Bennett, Donna S Syllabus Course Materials
CSIA 300 Cybersecurity for Leaders and Managers (3)
(Designed in part to help prepare for the EC-Council Secure Computer User [CSCU] certification.) Prerequisite: Any CMIS, CMIT, CMSC, CMST, CSIA, DATA, IFSM, or SDEV course. Recommended: IFSM 201. A survey of the cybersecurity principles, practices, and strategies required by leaders and managers to become strategic partners in the establishment, management, and governance of an enterprise's cybersecurity program. The aim is to develop both an understanding of how cybersecurity supports key business goals and objectives and the "soft skills" necessary for success in a leadership or managerial role. Topics include the fundamentals of cybersecurity practices and principles; enterprise IT governance processes and security controls; data security; the information life cycle; intellectual property protections; privacy laws and regulations; security education, training, and awareness; and the need for cooperation and collaboration between business units and the organization's cybersecurity program.
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51051 6982 15 Jun 2022-09 Aug 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Cole, Susan B. Syllabus Course Materials
CSIA 300 Cybersecurity for Leaders and Managers (3)
(Designed in part to help prepare for the EC-Council Secure Computer User [CSCU] certification.) Prerequisite: Any CMIS, CMIT, CMSC, CMST, CSIA, DATA, IFSM, or SDEV course. Recommended: IFSM 201. A survey of the cybersecurity principles, practices, and strategies required by leaders and managers to become strategic partners in the establishment, management, and governance of an enterprise's cybersecurity program. The aim is to develop both an understanding of how cybersecurity supports key business goals and objectives and the "soft skills" necessary for success in a leadership or managerial role. Topics include the fundamentals of cybersecurity practices and principles; enterprise IT governance processes and security controls; data security; the information life cycle; intellectual property protections; privacy laws and regulations; security education, training, and awareness; and the need for cooperation and collaboration between business units and the organization's cybersecurity program.
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51953 6380 18 May 2022-12 Jul 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Leung, Wilson K Syllabus Course Materials
CSIA 300 Cybersecurity for Leaders and Managers (3)
(Designed in part to help prepare for the EC-Council Secure Computer User [CSCU] certification.) Prerequisite: Any CMIS, CMIT, CMSC, CMST, CSIA, DATA, IFSM, or SDEV course. Recommended: IFSM 201. A survey of the cybersecurity principles, practices, and strategies required by leaders and managers to become strategic partners in the establishment, management, and governance of an enterprise's cybersecurity program. The aim is to develop both an understanding of how cybersecurity supports key business goals and objectives and the "soft skills" necessary for success in a leadership or managerial role. Topics include the fundamentals of cybersecurity practices and principles; enterprise IT governance processes and security controls; data security; the information life cycle; intellectual property protections; privacy laws and regulations; security education, training, and awareness; and the need for cooperation and collaboration between business units and the organization's cybersecurity program.
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51964 6381 18 May 2022-12 Jul 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Shirazee, Mohammad F Syllabus Course Materials
CSIA 300 Cybersecurity for Leaders and Managers (3)
(Designed in part to help prepare for the EC-Council Secure Computer User [CSCU] certification.) Prerequisite: Any CMIS, CMIT, CMSC, CMST, CSIA, DATA, IFSM, or SDEV course. Recommended: IFSM 201. A survey of the cybersecurity principles, practices, and strategies required by leaders and managers to become strategic partners in the establishment, management, and governance of an enterprise's cybersecurity program. The aim is to develop both an understanding of how cybersecurity supports key business goals and objectives and the "soft skills" necessary for success in a leadership or managerial role. Topics include the fundamentals of cybersecurity practices and principles; enterprise IT governance processes and security controls; data security; the information life cycle; intellectual property protections; privacy laws and regulations; security education, training, and awareness; and the need for cooperation and collaboration between business units and the organization's cybersecurity program.
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52230 6382 18 May 2022-12 Jul 2022 Open Online
Faculty: McDonnell, Nancy A Syllabus Course Materials
CSIA 300 Cybersecurity for Leaders and Managers (3)
(Designed in part to help prepare for the EC-Council Secure Computer User [CSCU] certification.) Prerequisite: Any CMIS, CMIT, CMSC, CMST, CSIA, DATA, IFSM, or SDEV course. Recommended: IFSM 201. A survey of the cybersecurity principles, practices, and strategies required by leaders and managers to become strategic partners in the establishment, management, and governance of an enterprise's cybersecurity program. The aim is to develop both an understanding of how cybersecurity supports key business goals and objectives and the "soft skills" necessary for success in a leadership or managerial role. Topics include the fundamentals of cybersecurity practices and principles; enterprise IT governance processes and security controls; data security; the information life cycle; intellectual property protections; privacy laws and regulations; security education, training, and awareness; and the need for cooperation and collaboration between business units and the organization's cybersecurity program.
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53259 7625 18 May 2022-12 Jul 2022 Th 6:30P-9:30P Open Dorsey Station (Hybrid)
Faculty: Middleton, Kenice E Bldg/Room: Dorsey Station 2138 Syllabus Course Materials
CSIA 300 Cybersecurity for Leaders and Managers (3)
(Designed in part to help prepare for the EC-Council Secure Computer User [CSCU] certification.) Prerequisite: Any CMIS, CMIT, CMSC, CMST, CSIA, DATA, IFSM, or SDEV course. Recommended: IFSM 201. A survey of the cybersecurity principles, practices, and strategies required by leaders and managers to become strategic partners in the establishment, management, and governance of an enterprise's cybersecurity program. The aim is to develop both an understanding of how cybersecurity supports key business goals and objectives and the "soft skills" necessary for success in a leadership or managerial role. Topics include the fundamentals of cybersecurity practices and principles; enterprise IT governance processes and security controls; data security; the information life cycle; intellectual property protections; privacy laws and regulations; security education, training, and awareness; and the need for cooperation and collaboration between business units and the organization's cybersecurity program.
Beginning in May 2022, stateside hybrid instruction will return to face-to-face sessions rather than synchronous meetings via Zoom.
Watch your email for required documentation. Welcome back to our hybrid locations!
53260 5410 18 May 2022-12 Jul 2022 M 6:30P-9:30P Open Laurel (Hybrid)
Faculty: Edeh, George O Bldg/Room: Laurel College Center 509 Syllabus Course Materials
CSIA 300 Cybersecurity for Leaders and Managers (3)
(Designed in part to help prepare for the EC-Council Secure Computer User [CSCU] certification.) Prerequisite: Any CMIS, CMIT, CMSC, CMST, CSIA, DATA, IFSM, or SDEV course. Recommended: IFSM 201. A survey of the cybersecurity principles, practices, and strategies required by leaders and managers to become strategic partners in the establishment, management, and governance of an enterprise's cybersecurity program. The aim is to develop both an understanding of how cybersecurity supports key business goals and objectives and the "soft skills" necessary for success in a leadership or managerial role. Topics include the fundamentals of cybersecurity practices and principles; enterprise IT governance processes and security controls; data security; the information life cycle; intellectual property protections; privacy laws and regulations; security education, training, and awareness; and the need for cooperation and collaboration between business units and the organization's cybersecurity program.
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54170 6383 18 May 2022-12 Jul 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Mc Clintock, Dorothy Anne Syllabus Course Materials
CSIA 300 Cybersecurity for Leaders and Managers (3)
(Designed in part to help prepare for the EC-Council Secure Computer User [CSCU] certification.) Prerequisite: Any CMIS, CMIT, CMSC, CMST, CSIA, DATA, IFSM, or SDEV course. Recommended: IFSM 201. A survey of the cybersecurity principles, practices, and strategies required by leaders and managers to become strategic partners in the establishment, management, and governance of an enterprise's cybersecurity program. The aim is to develop both an understanding of how cybersecurity supports key business goals and objectives and the "soft skills" necessary for success in a leadership or managerial role. Topics include the fundamentals of cybersecurity practices and principles; enterprise IT governance processes and security controls; data security; the information life cycle; intellectual property protections; privacy laws and regulations; security education, training, and awareness; and the need for cooperation and collaboration between business units and the organization's cybersecurity program.
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54298 6384 18 May 2022-12 Jul 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Barker, Helen G Syllabus Course Materials
CSIA 310 Cybersecurity Processes and Technologies (3)
(Includes content designed to help in preparing for EC-Council Certified Incident Handler [ECIH] certification.) Prerequisites: IFSM 201 and WRTG 112 or equivalent. A study of the processes and technologies used to implement and manage enterprise IT security operations. The goal is to apply and integrate cybersecurity concepts and best practices with the principles of IT operations and management and to prepare for a government- and industry-recognized intermediate level cybersecurity certification (Certified Incident Handler). Topics include the essential management and operational activities (acquisition, deployment, and operations) required to secure IT technologies and business operations against a wide variety of threats and attacks.
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50438 6980 15 Jun 2022-09 Aug 2022 Open Online
Faculty: McFaul, Janet L Syllabus Course Materials
CSIA 310 Cybersecurity Processes and Technologies (3)
(Includes content designed to help in preparing for EC-Council Certified Incident Handler [ECIH] certification.) Prerequisites: IFSM 201 and WRTG 112 or equivalent. A study of the processes and technologies used to implement and manage enterprise IT security operations. The goal is to apply and integrate cybersecurity concepts and best practices with the principles of IT operations and management and to prepare for a government- and industry-recognized intermediate level cybersecurity certification (Certified Incident Handler). Topics include the essential management and operational activities (acquisition, deployment, and operations) required to secure IT technologies and business operations against a wide variety of threats and attacks.
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50539 6981 15 Jun 2022-09 Aug 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Colon, Lilian M Syllabus Course Materials
CSIA 310 Cybersecurity Processes and Technologies (3)
(Includes content designed to help in preparing for EC-Council Certified Incident Handler [ECIH] certification.) Prerequisites: IFSM 201 and WRTG 112 or equivalent. A study of the processes and technologies used to implement and manage enterprise IT security operations. The goal is to apply and integrate cybersecurity concepts and best practices with the principles of IT operations and management and to prepare for a government- and industry-recognized intermediate level cybersecurity certification (Certified Incident Handler). Topics include the essential management and operational activities (acquisition, deployment, and operations) required to secure IT technologies and business operations against a wide variety of threats and attacks.
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51781 6380 18 May 2022-12 Jul 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Salmans, Brian R Syllabus Course Materials
CSIA 310 Cybersecurity Processes and Technologies (3)
(Includes content designed to help in preparing for EC-Council Certified Incident Handler [ECIH] certification.) Prerequisites: IFSM 201 and WRTG 112 or equivalent. A study of the processes and technologies used to implement and manage enterprise IT security operations. The goal is to apply and integrate cybersecurity concepts and best practices with the principles of IT operations and management and to prepare for a government- and industry-recognized intermediate level cybersecurity certification (Certified Incident Handler). Topics include the essential management and operational activities (acquisition, deployment, and operations) required to secure IT technologies and business operations against a wide variety of threats and attacks.
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51782 6381 18 May 2022-12 Jul 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Vetter, Mark C Syllabus Course Materials
CSIA 310 Cybersecurity Processes and Technologies (3)
(Includes content designed to help in preparing for EC-Council Certified Incident Handler [ECIH] certification.) Prerequisites: IFSM 201 and WRTG 112 or equivalent. A study of the processes and technologies used to implement and manage enterprise IT security operations. The goal is to apply and integrate cybersecurity concepts and best practices with the principles of IT operations and management and to prepare for a government- and industry-recognized intermediate level cybersecurity certification (Certified Incident Handler). Topics include the essential management and operational activities (acquisition, deployment, and operations) required to secure IT technologies and business operations against a wide variety of threats and attacks.
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54439 6982 15 Jun 2022-09 Aug 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Cooper, David C Syllabus Course Materials
CSIA 350 Cybersecurity in Business and Industry (3)
Prerequisites: CSIA 310 and WRTG 112 or equivalent. A study of the application and integration of cybersecurity principles, frameworks, standards, and best practices to the management, governance, and policy development processes for businesses. Discussion covers the organization, management, and governance of cybersecurity for enterprise IT in business settings; risk and risk management practices; and development and implementation of industry-wide cybersecurity initiatives and programs.
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50439 6980 15 Jun 2022-09 Aug 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Boyles, Kyle D Syllabus Course Materials
CSIA 350 Cybersecurity in Business and Industry (3)
Prerequisites: CSIA 310 and WRTG 112 or equivalent. A study of the application and integration of cybersecurity principles, frameworks, standards, and best practices to the management, governance, and policy development processes for businesses. Discussion covers the organization, management, and governance of cybersecurity for enterprise IT in business settings; risk and risk management practices; and development and implementation of industry-wide cybersecurity initiatives and programs.
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51785 6380 18 May 2022-12 Jul 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Heben, Heather L. Syllabus Course Materials
CSIA 350 Cybersecurity in Business and Industry (3)
Prerequisites: CSIA 310 and WRTG 112 or equivalent. A study of the application and integration of cybersecurity principles, frameworks, standards, and best practices to the management, governance, and policy development processes for businesses. Discussion covers the organization, management, and governance of cybersecurity for enterprise IT in business settings; risk and risk management practices; and development and implementation of industry-wide cybersecurity initiatives and programs.
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51786 6381 18 May 2022-12 Jul 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Kostic, Linda C Syllabus Course Materials
CSIA 350 Cybersecurity in Business and Industry (3)
Prerequisites: CSIA 310 and WRTG 112 or equivalent. A study of the application and integration of cybersecurity principles, frameworks, standards, and best practices to the management, governance, and policy development processes for businesses. Discussion covers the organization, management, and governance of cybersecurity for enterprise IT in business settings; risk and risk management practices; and development and implementation of industry-wide cybersecurity initiatives and programs.
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54421 6981 15 Jun 2022-09 Aug 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Camilien, Mario Syllabus Course Materials
CSIA 360 Cybersecurity in Government Organizations (3)
Prerequisite: CSIA 350. A study of cybersecurity management and governance in the context of the missions, functions, and operations of federal, state, and municipal government agencies, departments, and programs. Discussion covers the policy life cycle and the mechanisms used by governments to formulate and implement laws, policies, regulations, and treaties to protect and defend government operations and society as a whole against cyber attacks and crimes, both foreign and domestic.
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50440 6980 15 Jun 2022-09 Aug 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Foster, Stephen W Syllabus Course Materials
CSIA 360 Cybersecurity in Government Organizations (3)
Prerequisite: CSIA 350. A study of cybersecurity management and governance in the context of the missions, functions, and operations of federal, state, and municipal government agencies, departments, and programs. Discussion covers the policy life cycle and the mechanisms used by governments to formulate and implement laws, policies, regulations, and treaties to protect and defend government operations and society as a whole against cyber attacks and crimes, both foreign and domestic.
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51787 6380 18 May 2022-12 Jul 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Uribe, Felix A Syllabus Course Materials
CSIA 360 Cybersecurity in Government Organizations (3)
Prerequisite: CSIA 350. A study of cybersecurity management and governance in the context of the missions, functions, and operations of federal, state, and municipal government agencies, departments, and programs. Discussion covers the policy life cycle and the mechanisms used by governments to formulate and implement laws, policies, regulations, and treaties to protect and defend government operations and society as a whole against cyber attacks and crimes, both foreign and domestic.
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54138 6381 18 May 2022-12 Jul 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Stewart, Thomas M Syllabus Course Materials
CSIA 413 Cybersecurity Policy, Plans, and Programs (3)
(Includes content designed to help in preparing for IAPP Certified Information Privacy Professional/US certification.) Prerequisite: CSIA 360. A study of the application of cybersecurity principles, frameworks, standards, and best practices to organization-level strategies, policies, programs, plans, procedures, and processes. The aim is to assist students in preparing to take an internationally recognized information privacy certification. Projects include writing security policies and plans, developing metrics and measures for information security programs, planning audits of compliance practices and processes, and developing organization-level security policies for enterprise IT governance. Discussion covers principles and best practices for protecting privacy and ensuring compliance with laws and regulations.
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50414 6980 15 Jun 2022-09 Aug 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Manley, Rupert S Syllabus Course Materials
CSIA 413 Cybersecurity Policy, Plans, and Programs (3)
(Includes content designed to help in preparing for IAPP Certified Information Privacy Professional/US certification.) Prerequisite: CSIA 360. A study of the application of cybersecurity principles, frameworks, standards, and best practices to organization-level strategies, policies, programs, plans, procedures, and processes. The aim is to assist students in preparing to take an internationally recognized information privacy certification. Projects include writing security policies and plans, developing metrics and measures for information security programs, planning audits of compliance practices and processes, and developing organization-level security policies for enterprise IT governance. Discussion covers principles and best practices for protecting privacy and ensuring compliance with laws and regulations.
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51576 6380 18 May 2022-12 Jul 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Goren, Nedim S Syllabus Course Materials
CSIA 413 Cybersecurity Policy, Plans, and Programs (3)
(Includes content designed to help in preparing for IAPP Certified Information Privacy Professional/US certification.) Prerequisite: CSIA 360. A study of the application of cybersecurity principles, frameworks, standards, and best practices to organization-level strategies, policies, programs, plans, procedures, and processes. The aim is to assist students in preparing to take an internationally recognized information privacy certification. Projects include writing security policies and plans, developing metrics and measures for information security programs, planning audits of compliance practices and processes, and developing organization-level security policies for enterprise IT governance. Discussion covers principles and best practices for protecting privacy and ensuring compliance with laws and regulations.
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51577 6381 18 May 2022-12 Jul 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Shah, Farhat I Syllabus Course Materials
CSIA 459 Evaluating Emerging Technologies (3)
Prerequisites: CMIT 320 and CSIA 350. A survey of emerging and leading technologies in the cybersecurity field. The aim is to research, evaluate, and recommend emerging technologies and determine secure implementation strategies for best-fit business solutions. Topics include evolutionary technology development and adoption in organizations.
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51026 6980 15 Jun 2022-09 Aug 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Pathak, Divaker V Syllabus Course Materials
CSIA 459 Evaluating Emerging Technologies (3)
Prerequisites: CMIT 320 and CSIA 350. A survey of emerging and leading technologies in the cybersecurity field. The aim is to research, evaluate, and recommend emerging technologies and determine secure implementation strategies for best-fit business solutions. Topics include evolutionary technology development and adoption in organizations.
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51469 6380 18 May 2022-12 Jul 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Lassetter, George C Syllabus Course Materials
CSIA 459 Evaluating Emerging Technologies (3)
Prerequisites: CMIT 320 and CSIA 350. A survey of emerging and leading technologies in the cybersecurity field. The aim is to research, evaluate, and recommend emerging technologies and determine secure implementation strategies for best-fit business solutions. Topics include evolutionary technology development and adoption in organizations.
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51956 6381 18 May 2022-12 Jul 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Chun, Samuel W Syllabus Course Materials
CSIA 485 Practical Applications in Cybersecurity Management and Policy (3)
(Intended as a final, capstone course to be taken in a student's last 6 credits; includes content designed to help in preparing students for the EC-Council Certified Chief Information Security Officer [CCISO] and Information Security Manager [EISM] certifications.) Prerequisites: CMIT 320 and CSIA 413. A study of cybersecurity management and policy that integrates knowledge gained from previous coursework and experience. Focus is on developing security strategies, plans, policies, and processes for the protection of an organization's critical information and assets. The goal is to enhance professional skills in cybersecurity management and leadership. Topics also include the ethical integration of cybersecurity best practices and risk management throughout an enterprise.
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50672 6980 15 Jun 2022-09 Aug 2022 Open Online
Faculty: White, Richard A Syllabus Course Materials
CSIA 485 Practical Applications in Cybersecurity Management and Policy (3)
(Intended as a final, capstone course to be taken in a student's last 6 credits; includes content designed to help in preparing students for the EC-Council Certified Chief Information Security Officer [CCISO] and Information Security Manager [EISM] certifications.) Prerequisites: CMIT 320 and CSIA 413. A study of cybersecurity management and policy that integrates knowledge gained from previous coursework and experience. Focus is on developing security strategies, plans, policies, and processes for the protection of an organization's critical information and assets. The goal is to enhance professional skills in cybersecurity management and leadership. Topics also include the ethical integration of cybersecurity best practices and risk management throughout an enterprise.
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51489 6380 18 May 2022-12 Jul 2022 Open Online
Faculty: White, Richard A Syllabus Course Materials
CSIA 485 Practical Applications in Cybersecurity Management and Policy (3)
(Intended as a final, capstone course to be taken in a student's last 6 credits; includes content designed to help in preparing students for the EC-Council Certified Chief Information Security Officer [CCISO] and Information Security Manager [EISM] certifications.) Prerequisites: CMIT 320 and CSIA 413. A study of cybersecurity management and policy that integrates knowledge gained from previous coursework and experience. Focus is on developing security strategies, plans, policies, and processes for the protection of an organization's critical information and assets. The goal is to enhance professional skills in cybersecurity management and leadership. Topics also include the ethical integration of cybersecurity best practices and risk management throughout an enterprise.
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51621 6381 18 May 2022-12 Jul 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Ridgeway, Holly E Syllabus Course Materials
DATA 200 Data Literacy Foundations (3)
An introduction to data and data literacy for students of all majors to enhance their ability to understand and work in today's data-driven world. The aim is to collect, manage, evaluate and apply data in a critical manner and examine the role, significance, and implications of data, including ethical issues within a society, in organizations, or for individuals. Developing skills in data manipulation, analysis, and visualization, students will generate insights from data, build knowledge, and make decisions. Topics include the effective use of cloud-based data storage, collaboration and communication techniques.
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53096 6380 18 May 2022-12 Jul 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Kinzel, Beate Syllabus Course Materials
DATA 200 Data Literacy Foundations (3)
An introduction to data and data literacy for students of all majors to enhance their ability to understand and work in today's data-driven world. The aim is to collect, manage, evaluate and apply data in a critical manner and examine the role, significance, and implications of data, including ethical issues within a society, in organizations, or for individuals. Developing skills in data manipulation, analysis, and visualization, students will generate insights from data, build knowledge, and make decisions. Topics include the effective use of cloud-based data storage, collaboration and communication techniques.
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53097 6980 15 Jun 2022-09 Aug 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Dean, Michael Syllabus Course Materials
DATA 220 Introduction to Data Analytics (3)
Prerequisite: STAT 200. A practical introduction to the methodology, practices, and requirements of data science to ensure that data is relevant and properly manipulated to solve problems and address a variety of real-world projects and business scenarios. Focus is on the foundational statistical concepts applied to describing data sets with summary statistics, simple data visualizations, statistical inference, and predictive analytics. The objective is to use data to draw conclusions about the underlying patterns that drive everyday problems through probability, hypothesis testing, and linear model building.
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53098 6380 18 May 2022-12 Jul 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Perkins, David C Syllabus Course Materials
DATA 220 Introduction to Data Analytics (3)
Prerequisite: STAT 200. A practical introduction to the methodology, practices, and requirements of data science to ensure that data is relevant and properly manipulated to solve problems and address a variety of real-world projects and business scenarios. Focus is on the foundational statistical concepts applied to describing data sets with summary statistics, simple data visualizations, statistical inference, and predictive analytics. The objective is to use data to draw conclusions about the underlying patterns that drive everyday problems through probability, hypothesis testing, and linear model building.
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53099 6980 15 Jun 2022-09 Aug 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Dave, Linesh Ramesh Syllabus Course Materials
DATA 220 Introduction to Data Analytics (3)
Prerequisite: STAT 200. A practical introduction to the methodology, practices, and requirements of data science to ensure that data is relevant and properly manipulated to solve problems and address a variety of real-world projects and business scenarios. Focus is on the foundational statistical concepts applied to describing data sets with summary statistics, simple data visualizations, statistical inference, and predictive analytics. The objective is to use data to draw conclusions about the underlying patterns that drive everyday problems through probability, hypothesis testing, and linear model building.
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54162 6381 18 May 2022-12 Jul 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Trajkovski, Goran Syllabus Course Materials
DATA 300 Foundations of Data Science (3)
Prerequisites: CMIS 102 and DATA 220. An examination of the role of data science within business and society. The goal is to identify a problem, collect and analyze data, select the most appropriate analytical methodology based on the context of the business problem, build a model, and understand the feedback after model deployment. Emphasis is on the process of acquiring, cleaning, exploring, analyzing, and communicating data obtained from variety of sources. Assignments require working with data in programming languages such as Python, wrangling data programmatically and preparing data for analysis, using libraries like NumPy and Pandas.
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53100 6380 18 May 2022-12 Jul 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Cook, John A Syllabus Course Materials
DATA 300 Foundations of Data Science (3)
Prerequisites: CMIS 102 and DATA 220. An examination of the role of data science within business and society. The goal is to identify a problem, collect and analyze data, select the most appropriate analytical methodology based on the context of the business problem, build a model, and understand the feedback after model deployment. Emphasis is on the process of acquiring, cleaning, exploring, analyzing, and communicating data obtained from variety of sources. Assignments require working with data in programming languages such as Python, wrangling data programmatically and preparing data for analysis, using libraries like NumPy and Pandas.
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53101 6980 15 Jun 2022-09 Aug 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Schultz, Christopher Syllabus Course Materials
DATA 335 Data Visualization (3)
Prerequisites: DATA 220 and IFSM 330. An overview of the fundamentals of data visualization principles in the context of business and data science. Practical focus on data visualization of different data types including time -series, multidimensional data, creating dynamic tables, heatmaps, infographs, and dashboards. Hands on projects will require exploring data visually at multiple levels to find insights to create a compelling story and incorporating visual design best practices to better communicate insights to the intended audience, such as business stakeholders. Projects are selected from a wide range of content areas such as retail, marketing, healthcare, government, basic sciences, and technology.
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53102 6380 18 May 2022-12 Jul 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Heuermann, Lewis Edward Syllabus Course Materials
DATA 335 Data Visualization (3)
Prerequisites: DATA 220 and IFSM 330. An overview of the fundamentals of data visualization principles in the context of business and data science. Practical focus on data visualization of different data types including time -series, multidimensional data, creating dynamic tables, heatmaps, infographs, and dashboards. Hands on projects will require exploring data visually at multiple levels to find insights to create a compelling story and incorporating visual design best practices to better communicate insights to the intended audience, such as business stakeholders. Projects are selected from a wide range of content areas such as retail, marketing, healthcare, government, basic sciences, and technology.
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53103 6980 15 Jun 2022-09 Aug 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Wrightson, Christopher Michael Syllabus Course Materials
DATA 430 Foundations of Machine Learning (3)
Prerequisite: DATA 300. A hands-on introduction to machine learning principles and methods that can be applied to solve practical problems. Topics include supervised and unsupervised, especially linear regression, logistic regression, decision tree, naïve Bayes and clustering analysis. Focus is on using data from a wide range of domains, such as healthcare, finance, marketing, and government, to build predictive models for informed decision making. Discussion also covers handling missing data, performing cross-validation to avoid overtraining, evaluating classifiers, and measuring precision.
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53104 6380 18 May 2022-12 Jul 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Chesney, Steve L Syllabus Course Materials
ECON 103 Economics in the Information Age (3)
A survey of basic concepts and principles in micro- and macroeconomics and how the economy has been affected by technology. The aim is to define and explain the key terms and concepts in economics and determine how technology has affected consumers, producers, and markets, as well as economic growth and policy. Topics include how innovation affects labor markets, the value of information, and the role of technological change in the economy.
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50413 6980 15 Jun 2022-09 Aug 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Rafaj, Maria Syllabus Course Materials
ECON 103 Economics in the Information Age (3)
A survey of basic concepts and principles in micro- and macroeconomics and how the economy has been affected by technology. The aim is to define and explain the key terms and concepts in economics and determine how technology has affected consumers, producers, and markets, as well as economic growth and policy. Topics include how innovation affects labor markets, the value of information, and the role of technological change in the economy.
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50673 6981 15 Jun 2022-09 Aug 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Bryant, Gene Y Syllabus Course Materials
ECON 103 Economics in the Information Age (3)
A survey of basic concepts and principles in micro- and macroeconomics and how the economy has been affected by technology. The aim is to define and explain the key terms and concepts in economics and determine how technology has affected consumers, producers, and markets, as well as economic growth and policy. Topics include how innovation affects labor markets, the value of information, and the role of technological change in the economy.
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51148 6982 15 Jun 2022-09 Aug 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Matt, Samuel E Syllabus Course Materials
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