CJST 305 Principles of Security, Crime Prevention, and Asset Protection (3) -- ONLINE
Prerequisite: ENGL 190. The course is an overview of the private security system, including crime prevention and its zones of protection. From the historical development and the professional nature of security, crime prevention, and asset protection to the legal aspects of private security, the course covers the foundations of security and crime prevention, including concepts of security techniques and access control equipment. The course defines asset protection and delineates the kinds of assets and the appropriate security.
CIS 315 Computing in Society (3) -- ONLINE
This course provides a survey of the impact that computers and information technology has on society. It examines the roles and responsibilities that computer and information technology professionals have in directing current and emerging technologies.
CIS 430 The Fundamentals of Computer Forensics (3) -- ONLINE
Prerequisite: CJST 305, CIS 130, 330, and 360, and Senior Status. The course offers computer forensics theory and methodology. The course explores how to find traces of illegal or illicit activities left on a disk with computer forensic tools and manual techniques. The student will learn about the elements of an effective computer crime policy. It is a study of the investigation of computer crime from both a legal and technical perspective.
CIS 130 Information Systems and Technology (3) -- ONLINE
This course introduces how information systems and computer technology interrelate to collect, manipulate, and disseminate data and information within the context of business and industry. Students examine the main concepts of computer hardware and software, the survey of methodologies employed by business firms to harness the power of information technology for strategic purposes, the fundamental information systems design and development processes, and the impact of information systems on the individual, organization, and society.
CIS 330 Database Analysis and Design (3) -- ONLINE
Prerequisites: Grade of "C" or better in CIS 270 or 295 and CIS 160, 310 or 320. This course introduces the fundamental concepts of database analysis, design, and implementation with emphasis on the relational model. The course will cover databases used in today's networked client-serve applications. Topics include ANSI SQL, data normalization, tables, queries, reports, forms, security, replication, data layout, and backup/recovery.
CIS 360 Networking and Telecommunications I (3) -- ONLINE
Prerequisites: Grade of "C" or better in CIS 140. This course introduces students to computer networks and telecommunications for today's computer information technology professional. The course will cover basic network terminology, the different types of networks, and the components that comprise a network. Specific topics include the OSI model, network protocols, network operating systems, network hardware, and network topologies. Additionally, this course will examine telecommunications and the role it plays in information exchange.