input/output techniques,looping,modules,selection structures,file handling,object-oriented programming,menu systems and graphi- cal user interfaces.Offers students an opportunity to apply skills in a
CINS 114 Principles of Management Information Systems
Prerequisites: CINS 102 and BUSN 101.Examines the functions and operations required to manage information for business decisions. Focuses on the use of various information technologies and tools that support transaction processing,decision-making and strategic planning.The diverse information needs of different organizations within a business will be used as examples of practical applications
of MIS technology.
CINS 118 Introduction to COBOL Programming
Prerequisites:Program Advisor Approval.Provides an introduction to COBOL (Common Business Oriented Language) with major emphasis on developing structured programming skills.Develops proficiency in applying the programming development cycle to elementary
business problems. CINS 121 C/C++/C# Programming
Prerequisites: CINS 113.Provides a basic understanding of the fun- damentals of procedural program development using structured, modular concepts.Emphasizes logical program design involving userdefined functions and standard structure elements.Discussions will include the role of data types,variables,structures,addressable memory locations,arrays and pointers.Data file access methods are
also presented. CINS 122 RPG Programming Fundamentals
Prerequisites: CINS 102 and CINS 113.Provides a general introduc- tion to the RPG programming language with emphasis on hands-on programming experience.Presents the most important features of the RPG language from input/output processing to applications requiring handling.Introduces language concepts in class lecture.Includes programming lab assignments.
CINS 123 Assembler Language Programming 3 Credits Prerequisites: CINS 102 and CINS 113.Gives students a basic under- standing of the assembler process using IBM mainframe computers. Stresses the importance of byte-wise manipulation of data fields when using low-level languages.Emphasizes the actual workings of a computer during the execution of a computer program.Discusses the role of data types,EBCDIC format of data storage and address-
able memory locations. CINS 124 Pascal Programming
Prerequisites: CINS 113.Provides a basic understanding of the struc-
tured programming process necessary for successful Pascal pro- gramming. Emphasizes top-down program design and modularity using Pascal procedures,functions and independent subprograms. Discuss simple and advanced data types and program control aids, algorithm development and program debugging.Provides students with a fundamental understanding of good programming technique and a basic knowledge of Pascal syntax and structure.
CINS 125 Database Design and Management 3 Credits Prerequisites:Demonstrated computer proficiency through appropri- ate assessment or successful completion of CINS 101.Introduces pro- gram applications in a database environment and includes discussion of data structures;indexed and direct file organizations;data models, including hierarchical,network,and relational;storage devices,data administration and analysis;design and implementation.Using data- base software,students have hands-on experience creating,modify- ing, retrieving and reporting from databases.Students may also develop a business application using a database language.
CINS 126 Shell Command Language for
Programmers Prerequisites:CINT 109 or CINT 201.Teaches students how to write, test and debug shell procedures on a computer utilizing a UNIX operating system.Presents the shell and how it works,shell process- es, variables,keyword and positional parameters,control constructs, special substitutions,pipelines,debugging aids,error/interrupt pro- cessing and shell command line.Offers students the opportunity to
apply skills in a laboratory environment.
CINS 127 Midrange/Mainframe Database Management Systems
Prerequisites:Demonstrated computer proficiency through appro- priate assessment or successful completion of CINS 101 and CINS 102.Presents an overview of relational database models with emphasis on midrange /mainframe management systems (DBMS). Using a variety of database tools,the student receives practical experience in creating,modifying,retrieving and reporting from databases.Students also develop business applications using the
database language. CINS 130 Seminar I
Prerequisites:Program Advisor Approval.Discusses topics of current interest in computerized information management with emphasis on applications of information management skills during lab time. Identifies and offers various seminar topics each term under this
course number. CINS 131 Structured Query Language
Prerequisites: CINS 125 or CINS 127.SQL is now a dominant lan- guage used in mainframe,mini,and microcomputer databases (Access,dBASE,paradox,DB2,FoxPro,Oracle,SQL Server,and Btrieve) by diverse groups such as home computer owners,small businesses, large organizations,and programmers.It acts as a bridge between
the user,the database management system,the data tables and transactions involving all three.
CINS 132 Graphical User Interface: Windows 3 Credits
Prerequisites:Program Advisor Approval.Provides a foundation of fundamental concepts in the use of GUI – type software.Explores the Windows operating system,accessories,and various operating system applications.Develops proficiency with Windows operations including customizing the environment,integrating operating sys- tems applications,and managing files.
CINS 136 Introduction to Java Programming 3 Credits Prerequisites: CINS 113.Provides a basic understanding of the fun- damental concepts involved when using a member of a Java pro- gramming development language.The emphasis is on logical pro- gram design using a modular approach involving task oriented pro- gram functions.Java allows the design of an Internet user interface.The application is built by selecting forms and controls,
assigning properties and writing code. CINS 137 Visual Basic Programming
Prerequisites: CINS 113.A basic understanding of the fundamental concepts involved when using a member of a Windows program- ming development language.The emphasis is on logical program design using a modular approach involving task oriented program functions.Visual Basic applications are built by selecting forms and controls,assigning properties,and writing code.
CINS 139 Introduction to Computer Forensics 3 Credits Prerequisites: CINS 101 and CINT 106.Presents an overview of com- puter forensics used in corporate and criminal investigations. Digital forensics professionals work both in computer network security and in the investigation of crimes involving the use of computers and networks. This course presents methods and software used to prop-
erly conduct a computer forensics investigation. CINS 151 Integrated Business Software
Prerequisites:Demonstrated computer proficiency through appropri- ate assessment or successful completion of CINS 101.Presents knowledge of integrated microcomputer software concepts. Students design a complete business system utilizing all parts of an integrated microcomputer software package which can share the same data and manipulate it.Includes use of word processing,elec- tronic spreadsheets,graphics,databases and command languages.
CINS 157 Web Site Development
Prerequisites: CINS 101 or CINS 102.There is a combination of tech- nical and non-technical skills required in those interested in Web site development.The range of skills includes those required for a designer,a developer,and an administrator.Course provides a basic understanding of the essential Web development skills and business practices that directly relate to Internet technologies used in Web site development.Course provides the basic knowledge required to sit for the CIW Site Development Foundations certification exam.