CIS 3714    Assembly Language and Architecture    3 s.h.

Fundamentals of computer architecture and organization. Forms of data representation. Assembly language and machine language programming. The assembly process. Methods and protocols for subroutine linkage.
Prereq.: CSIS 2605 or CSIS 2610.

CIS 3718    Operating Systems Concepts    3 s.h.

Concepts of computer operating systems, including memory allocation, job scheduling, process communication, and input/output processing. Examinations of operating systems on several platforms.
Prereq.: CSIS 2605 or CSIS 2610.

CIS 3735    UNIX Environment    3 s.h.

Use of the UNIX operating system or similar systems, including file management utilities, editors, compilers, and communication utilities. A comprehensive examination of programming in various shells such as Bourne, C, and Korn.
Prereq.: CSIS 2605 or CSIS 2610.

CIS 3741    Business Programming Project    4 s.h.

This course provides an in-depth study of business programming. It includes the mastery of a high-level language suitable for business programming, such as COBOL, and the development of a large multi-step business application project. Three hours lecture, two hours lab.
Prereq.: CSIS 2605 or CSIS 2610.

CIS 4810    Special Topics    2-4 s.h.

Study of special topics in computer information systems. Subject matter and credit hours will be announced in advance. May be repeated multiple times if topic is different.
Prereq.: At least 3 s.h. of upper-division departmental courses, and permission of chair.

CIS 4820    Computer Center Operations    3 s.h.

The organization of a computer center, with emphasis on features and selection criteria of communication equipment, including mainframe, minicomputer, and microcomputer systems.
Prereq.: CIS 3741 or INFO 2663, 3 s.h. of upper-division departmental courses.

CIS 4840    Business System Analysis and Design    4 s.h.

Development of communication and written skills for the analysis and design of business systems. Utilization of project management techniques for design, development, and maintenance of a departmental level system.
Prereq.: CSIS 3722, CSIS 3723, and 3 additional s.h. of upper-division departmental courses.
Gen Ed: Capstone.