Undergraduate Catalog 2023-2024

Information Systems-So Campus (INS)

INS 181C    Computer Programming I    3 Hours

This course provides an introduction to program design and development. A structured approach to problem solving, program definition and design methodologies is stressed. The student will be assigned several programming problems.

Prerequisite(s): (DMA 096C with a minimum grade of C or MPE - Algebra with a score of 14 or SAT Mathematics Score with a score of 510 or ACT Math with a score of 22 or KYOTE College Algebra with a score of 14 or Compass - College Algebra with a score of 50 or MATH 100 with a minimum grade of C or MA 100C with a minimum grade of C)

Recent Term(s) Offered: None

INS 182C    Computer Operating System    3 Hours

This course provides a thorough study of an operating system command set. This includes topics in file management, disk organization, memory management, virus safeguarding and system configuration.

Recent Term(s) Offered: None

INS 270C    Electronic Spreadsheets    3 Hours

This course provides the student the foundation needed to utilize a spreadsheet for business applications. Design concepts, databases, charts and macros will be examined thoroughly along with the major built-in functions. Students will design several spreadsheets both in and out of class to solve specific business problems.

Recent Term(s) Offered: None

INS 272C    Database Management    3 Hours

This course addresses the design and maintenance of a database system. Topics of emphasis are writing of data queries, data redundancy and validation, sorting, reporting, and database programming. The student will design, create and manipulate several databases and also write database programs.

Recent Term(s) Offered: None

INS 275C    Web Page Design    3 Hours

Covers web page design concepts and practice. Students will utilize software to design web pages and web sites that are attractive, user friendly, and functional. Emphasis is on both planning and creating a web site.

Recent Term(s) Offered: None

INS 281C    Computer Programming II    3 Hours

This course is a continuation of INS 181. An introduction to simple data structures and their applications is included. The student will be assigned several programming problems.

Prerequisite(s): INS 181C

Recent Term(s) Offered: None

INS 285C    Advanced Software Applications    3 Hours

This course provides the opportunity for the students to install, configure, evaluate and use a variety of software applications on single user systems and in a network environment. Software proficiency is emphasized as the need for end-user support is vital in both networked and stand-alone systems. This course will provide problem recognition and problem resolution experience at the system and application level.

Recent Term(s) Offered: None

INS 288C    Network Administration    3 Hours

This course provides the student the opportunity to analyze a system at the network operating system (NOS) level. A NOS will be available for installation providing client/server administration experience. Various network analysis problems will be examined. Study of the design of local area networks and wide area networks will be included as will maintenance issues.

Prerequisite(s): INS 182

Recent Term(s) Offered: None

INS 290C    Internship-Information Systems    3 Hours

Provides the advanced student with a practical working-learning opportunity. Periodic seminars and outside assignments related to the job are required. Note: Permission from program advisor.

Recent Term(s) Offered: None