IND - Interior Design
IND 155 Introduction to Textiles 3(2-2)
Study of fiber, yarn and fabric properties intended for commercial and interior usage; impact of various processes on use and serviceability; includes textile laboratory analysis. Credit may not be earned in both IND 155 and AMD 155.
IND 332 Human Shelter and Environment 3(3-0)
Perspectives on the interrelationship between the built, cultural and natural environments, including: social, political and psychological effects; cross-cul- tural and interdisciplinary views; and ecological aspects. (University Program Group IV-A)
ITC - Information Technology
ITC 111 Information Technology Programming II 3(3-0) Programming for Information Technology. User interfaces, databases, com- ponent software. Language used is Visual Basic. Prerequisite: CPS 110.
ITC 190 Computer Hardware Concepts, Installation, Configuration, and Support 3(3-0)
Basic computer organization, overview of computer components, properties of peripheral devices, processes management, physical and virtual memory management techniques, resource allocation and protection.
ITC 191 Computer Software Concepts, Installation, Configuration, and Support 3(3-0)
User view of system resources, file systems and operations, start-up, configu- ration files, software installation, dependencies, deinstallation, simple scripts, batch files, and account management basics.
ITC 320 Web-Based Applications 3(3-0)
An introduction to web-based applications using an object-oriented program- ming language. This course will cover the creation of applet and application programs. Programming projects will be required. Prerequisite: ITC 290.
ITC 341 Introduction to Databases and Applications 3(3-0)
Database concepts, data models, relational databases, query language SQL, simple database programming. Using commercial database management sys- tems to design and develop databases for various applications. Prerequisites: ITC 111 or CPS 181. Recommended: ITC 291.
ITC 365 Introduction to Data Communications and Computer Networks 3(3-0)
Introduction to data communications and computer networks concepts with hands-on projects and implementations. PC and workstation-based computer networks are designed and implemented. Recommended: ITC 290.
ITC 441 - Database Administration 3(3-0)
Logical and physical schema; database objects; server installation, database creation; user accounts, authorization; backup, recovery; performance mea- surements and tuning; networking; and client installation and configuration. Prerequisites: ITC 341, ITC 365. Recommended: STA 282 or STA 382.
ITC 465 Network Administration and Security 3(3-0)
Local area network and internet; Unix networks; Windows NT networks; administration and security issues of computer networks; integration of Unix and Windows NT networks. Prerequisites: ITC 365. Recommended: STA 282 or STA 382.
ITC 495 Senior Internship 1-3(Spec)
Supervised work experience in information technology. Up to 3 hours taken may count toward the IT major requirement. CR/NC only. Prerequisites: senior standing in information technology; written permission of department chairperson.
ITC 582 Multimedia Systems 3(3-0)
Characteristics and design approaches for multimedia systems. Studies of current and emerging technologies that influence system design. Performance evaluation. Prerequisites: CPS 482.
JPN - Japanese
JPN 101 Elementary Japanese I 4(4-0)
Designed for students who have had no Japanese. Basic language skills. Introduction to the culture of Japan. Students who have completed more than one year of Japanese in secondary school will not receive credit. (University Program Group IV-B)
JPN 102 Elementary Japanese II 4(4-0) Basic language skills. Continuation of JPN 101. Prerequisite: JPN 101. (University Program Group IV-B)
JPN 201 Intermediate Japanese I 4(4-0)
Further development of all language and reading skills; a review of gram- ma , and exploration of Japanese culture. Prerequisite: JPN 102. (University Program Group IV-B)
JPN 202 Intermediate Japanese II 4(4-0) Designed to develop fluency in reading Japanese; cultural emphasis. Pre- requisite: JPN 201. (University Program Group IV-B)
JRN - Journalism
JRN 101 Mass Communications in Contemporary Society 3(3-0) The influence and understanding of mass communications with emphasis on the print media. (University Program Group III-B)
JRN 202 Writing for the Mass Media 3(3-0)
Gathering, processing and writing information and opinion on current matters using professional standards and formats in news, public relations and advertis- ing. Typing skills important. Prerequisites: ENG 101 (C or better).
JRN 350 Public Relations Principles and Practices 3(3-0)
Concepts and theories of public relations as a management function as prac- ticed by corporations, non-profits and other organizations. Role of the practitioner stressed. This course is approved for offering in a distance learning format.
JRN 360 Advertising Principles 3(3-0) Organization of today’s advertising industry; role of advertising in promotion; examination of types of advertising and media vehicles.
JRN 365 Advertising Media 3(3-0)
Evaluation of media in relationship to marketing objectives. Selection of media space/time and decision-making in development of media schedules. Prerequisite: JRN 360.
JRN 372 International and Cross-cultural Mass Communication 3(3-0) Analysis of indigenous and international media systems and their relationship to social, economic and political institutions. (University Program Group IV-A).
JRN 380 Racial Diversity: Mass Media’s Role 3(3-0)
Critical, historical examination of African-American, Hispanic, Asian, Native American and gender stereotypes in mass media. Self-portrayals by these groups using mass media. (Group IV-C)
JRN 450 Public Relations Writing 3(3-0) Creating and editing written materials for a variety of public relations purposes and a variety of media. Prerequisites: JRN 202, JRN 350.
JRN 465 Advertising Copy and Design 3(3-0)
Techniques of developing creative strategies, writing advertising copy and preparing layouts for the print media, planning and executing written and oral presentations. Prerequisites: JRN 302, JRN 360.
JRN 551 Case Studies in Public Relations 3(3-0)
Examination of historic and contemporary public relations problems and programs with emphasis on research, planning and problem-solving skills in public relations practices. Prerequisites: JRN 350.
JRN 556 Public Relations Seminar 3(3-0) Emphasis on interaction of public relations with society, with individual case studies. Prerequisites: JRN 350.
JRN 559 - Public Relations Internship 1-4(Spec)
Experience in public relations under professional and faculty supervision. May be applied toward journalism major and minor only with permission of faculty advisor. Prerequisites: junior standing; permission of instructor.
JRN 670 Public Relations Management 3(3-0)
Organization and management of the public relations function in business, industry, various institutions and public relations firms: counseling, planning, budgeting, personnel management. This course is approved for offering in a distance learning format.
LAR - Liberal Arts
LAR 145 - Racism and Diversity in America 3(3-0) Interdisciplinary course examines historical and economic causes of racism and ways of achieving a just society. (University Program Group IV-C)
LAT - Latin
LAT 101 Elementary Latin I 4(4-0)
Introduction to Latin through the study of gramma , vocabulary, and read- ings about Roman history and everyday life or from Latin literature. (University Program Group IV-B).
LDR - Leadership Studies
LDR 100 Introduction to Leadership Education and Development 1(1-0)
Designed to provide students with the foundation to develop and enhance their leadership potential and expose them to opportunities in the university environment in order for them to fulfill their scholarship protocol. CR/NC only. Prerequisites: Only open to Leader Advancement Scholarship (LAS) recipients.
LDR 200 Introduction to Leadership 3(2-2)
Introduction to theoretical, philosophical, and conceptual foundations of leadership. Emphasis on styles and approaches of leadership related to the humanities, natural sciences, and social sciences. This course is approved for offering in a distance learning format.