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IDH 2028H   HONORS COLLEGE CAPSTONE SEMINAR

credits: 1  
Prerequisite: Acceptance to the Honors College. This course is designed to provide transition for Honors College students as they complete their associates degrees and plan to enter bachelors degree programs. Students in this course will present their honors research portfolios on leadership development and other research topics specific to the students' interests and future majors. This course will also present opportunities for discussion with honors faculty and other honors college students, providing a culmination of the students' experiences in the honors learning community, including service learning. 15 contact hours.

IDH 2029H   HONORS COLLEGE CORNERSTONE SEMINAR

credits: 3  

Prerequisite: Acceptance to the Honors College or dean’s approval. This course encourages Honors College students to work on their skills in research, leadership, and community service. This course will help students work on research and leadership development by focusing on team-building, problem-solving, and critical thinking skills. This course will also present strategies such as time management, academic responsibility, and information literacy. Emphasis will be on encouraging students to become part of an active Honors College learning community where service learning is an integral part of their education. 47 contact hours.

IDH 2634H   HONORS SERVICE LEARNING

credits: 1  
Prerequisite: (Appropriate score on the SPC placement test) or (acceptance into the Honors College) or approval of program director. This course is designed to provide students with a laboratory in which learning experiences address human and community needs. This includes contribution to a real community need, research and reflection. Topics will include civic and social responsibility, service participation, critical thinking, social and cultural diversity, integration of theory and life experience, and experiential learning. The format will incorporate honors research, class discussion, and presentation honors portfolios on service-learning specific to the student’s interests. 10 contact hours including in-class orientation and on-line discussion. The student must fulfill the requirement of 30 service hours in addition to written assignments. This course is repeatable with different service assignment for a maximum of three credit hours. 15 contact hours.

IDS 1101H   HONORS INTERDISCIPLINARY STUDIES: ANCIENT TO RENAISSANCE

credits: 9  

Prerequisite: Appropriate scores on the SPC placement test or approval of the dean. This course is an integrated survey from the origins of Western Civilization to the Renaissance period. It surveys Ancient Egyptian, Mesopotamian and Greco-Roman worlds, Judeo-Christian traditions, the Middle Ages and the Renaissance. The survey gives special consideration to the disciplines of history, literature, philosophy, art history, religious studies, and communications. This Honors course will include personalized experiences, collaborative learning opportunities, and an emphasis on the analysis and synthesis of abstract questions related to the historical period. (Students who complete Honors Interdisciplinary Studies: Ancient to Renaissance will receive credit toward the completion of the general education program for the following courses: ENC 1121H, HUM 2210H, and SPC 1017H. Each student will be required to write a minimum of 10,000 words. This course partially satisfies the writing requirements outlined in the General Education Requirements. 137 contact hours.

IDS 1102H   HONORS INTERDISCIPLINARY STUDIES: BAROQUE TO MODERN

credits: 9  

"G" Prerequisite: (ENC 1101 and appropriate scores on the SPC placement test) or ENC 1121H or IDS 1101H or IDS 1111H or approval of the Dean. This course is an integrated survey of European and American culture from the seventeenth century through the modern era. The course will emphasize the evaluation and synthesis of political, economic, social, cultural, and religious aspects of life in America as well as Europe. The survey gives specific consideration to the disciplines of history, literature, philosophy, art history, religious studies, and communication. (Students who complete IDS 1102H will receive equivalency credit for AMH 2020H, HUM 2233H, and LIT 2120H.) This course partially satisfies the writing requirements outlined in the General Education Requirements. 137 contact hours.

IDS 1111H   HONORS INTERDISCIPLINARY STUDIES: CONNECTIONS AND DISCOVERIES

credits: 6  

Prerequisites: Appropriate scores on the SPC placement test or approval of the Dean. This survey course emphasizes connections and discoveries related to the disciplines of history, literature, philosophy, art history, religious studies, and communications. This Honors course will include collaborative learning opportunities and an emphasis on the analysis and synthesis of abstract questions related to historical periods. (Students who complete Honors Interdisciplinary Studies: Connections and Discoveries will receive credit toward the completion of the general education program for the following courses: ENC 1121H and HUM 2210H. Each student will be required to write a minimum of 8,000 words. This course partially satisfies the writing requirements outlined in the General Education Requirements. Contact hours: 94

IDS 1112H   HONORS INTERDISCIPLINARY STUDIES: THE MODERN WORLD

credits: 6  

Prerequisite(s): (ENC 1101 and appropriate scores on the SPC placement test)or ENC 1121H or IDS 1101H or IDS 1111H or approval of the Dean. This survey course emphasizes interdisciplinary study of the modern era with emphasis on history, philosophy, religion, science, technology, literature, and aesthetics. This Honors cultural studies course will include collaborative learning opportunities and an emphasis on the analysis and synthesis of central questions and ideas related to the period. Students who complete Honors Interdisciplinary Studies: The Modern World will receive credit toward the completion of the general education program for the following courses: ENC 1122H and HUM 2233H. Each student will be required to write a minimum of 8,000 words. This course partially satisfies the writing requirements outlined in the General Education Requirements. 92 contact hours.

IDS 1337H   HONORS INTERDISCIPLINARY STUDIES: MODERN CULTURES, GLOBAL INSIGHTS

credits: 6  

Prerequisite(s):  (ENC 1101 and appropriate scores on the SPC placement test) or ENC 1121H or IDS 1101H or IDS 1111H or approval of the Dean. This survey course emphasizes the study of global cultures through the disciplines of history, literature, philosophy, art history, and religious studies. This Honors course will include collaborative learning opportunities and an emphasis on the analysis and synthesis of abstract questions from Modernity to the Present. (Students who complete Honors Interdisciplinary Studies: Modern Cultures, Global Insights will receive credit toward the completion of the general education program for the following courses: LIT 2120H and HUM 2270H. This course emphasizes research and composition of the interdisciplinary research paper. This course partially satisfies the writing requirements outlined in the General Education Requirements. 94 contact hours.

IDS 1610   INTERDISCIPLINARY STUDIES: LITERATURE AND PSYCHOLOGY

credits: 6  

Prerequisite(s): ENC 1101 or ENC 1121H or IDS 1101H or IDS 1111H or approval of the Dean. This course is designed as an interdisciplinary study of literature and general psychology. The course will emphasize the evaluation and synthesis of psychological concepts (i.e., scientific methodology, major theoretical schools of thought, various approaches to interpersonal functioning, and human development). It will also examine a variety of creative, historical and scientific literature that highlights and exemplifies psychology’s association with culture and language. While the course integrates substantial writing assignments, the primary aim of these assignments is a focused application of psychological concepts in regards to literature as a matter for illustration and example. (Students who complete Interdisciplinary Studies: Literature and Psychology will receive credit toward the completion of the general education program for the following courses: ENC 1102 and PSY 2012. Each student will be required to write a minimum of 8,000 words. This course partially satisfies the writing requirements outlined in the General Education Requirements. 94 contact hours.

IDS 2103H   HONORS INTERDISCIPLINARY STUDIES: THE AMERICAN EXPERIENCE

credits: 6  

"G" Prerequisite: (ENC 1101 and appropriate score on the SPC placement test) or (ENC 1122H and approval of the Dean. This course is an integrated survey of the foundations of American government, history, and culture in the context of trends in globalization. It emphasizes the principle intellectual developments, perspectives and challenges which have shaped America and its global relationships. The survey gives special consideration to the disciplines of political science, history, anthropology, literature, and social systems. (Students who complete IDS 2103H will receive equivalency credit for: POS 2050H and AMH 2010H). This course partially satisfies the writing requirements outlined in the General Education Requirements. 94 contact hours.

INR 2002   INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS

credits: 3  
"G" Prerequisite: POS 2041 or equivalent. This course is an introductory study of the factors that affect relations among nations, including the development of nationalism; the elements that determine national power; the formulation of foreign policy; the art of diplomacy; the history and application of international law; international economics; international organizations; militarism and war; case studies involving the above; and contemporary events in international relations. This course partially satisfies the writing requirements outlined in the General Education Requirements. 47 contact hours.

INR 2002H   HONORS INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS

credits: 3  

"G" Prerequisite: (POS 2041 and appropriate scores on the SPC placement test) or POS 2050H or approval of the Dean. This course is an introductory study of the factors that affect relations among nations. Through various teaching and learning methodologies, the student will become familiar with the various theories of international relations, the development of nationalism; the elements that determine national power; the formulation of foreign policy; the art of diplomacy; the history and application of international law; international economics; international organizations; militarism and war. The course will cultivate independent scholarship, active learning and enhanced student participation. This course will encourage the use of logical reasoning, in-depth analysis, and critical thinking skills when examining historical and contemporary events in international relations. This course partially satisfies the writing requirements outlined in the General Education Requirements. Credit is not given for both INR 2002H and INR 2002. 47 contact hours.

INR 2500   MODEL UNITED NATIONS

credits: 3  

Prerequisite(s): POS 2041. This course will introduce students to the history of the United Nations, the structure of the UN system, Main Bodies of the United Nations, and the role of diplomacy in solving global issues. This course places strong emphasis on research and experiential learning. Students will be encouraged to understand the blocks of states that exist in the UN and how they engage diplomatically with each other. In particular, students will be required to assume the role of a member state and understand its views with regard to a few, selected international issues. Students will develop the ability to defend their country’s position towards these international issues in formal, written format as well as orally using parliamentary-styles of debate. Students will become Knowledgeable not only on their assigned country but on the topics that they will be asked to analyze and discuss.

INR 4030   DIPLOMACY

credits: 3  

Prerequisite: Admission to the Public Policy and Administration BS Program. This course provides foundation into the principles of diplomacy on an international, national, state and local level. Emphasis will be placed on combining theoretical and practical applications addressing governments, businesses and citizen groups in the development of diplomatic techniques and the basic principles of protocol. Case studies and class exercises are employed to help students develop skills in multi-party negotiations, conflict resolution, crisis and resource allocation and decision making. Course content is guided by an understanding that the relationship between diplomacy in an era of globalization and instant communications is integral in facilitating, mitigating and dealing with the challenges we face in the 21st. century. 47 contact hours

INT 1000   FUNDAMENTALS OF INTERPRETING

credits: 2  

Prerequisites: ASL 1160C, ASL 1300, INT 1941 and ASL 2210C all with grades of "C" or better. Corequisite: INT 1000L.  This course is an overview of the profession of interpreting, its standards and settings. It covers basic understanding of the Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf (RID) Code of Ethics which governs the standards of the interpreting profession and how to apply these principles to a variety of interpreting situations as well as other central issues related to the interpreting profession. 32 contact hours.

INT 1000L   FUNDAMENTALS LAB

credits: 2  

Prerequisites: ASL 1160C, ASL 1300, INT 1941 and ASL 2210C  with grades of "C" or better. Corequisite: INT 1000. This course provides extensive hands-on practice to develop interpreting and transliterating skills. It includes extensive video and audio practice with different modes and sign codes. 62 contact hours

INT 1200   INTERACTIVE INTERPRETING

credits: 3  

Prerequisites: INT 1000/1000L, INT 1480, INT 1231 all with grades of "C" or better. This course will focus on cognitive, linguistic and motor skill development in interactive interpreting; sign to voice and voice to sign skill mastery. Situations will simulate experiences encountered in one on one and interview settings; small group dynamics. Emphasis will be on simultaneous interpreting; consecutive style will also be included. Focus activities include audio/ video and live model demonstrations; out of class observations of certified/ qualified interpreters in different settings. 32 contact hours.

INT 1202   INTERMEDIATE INTERPRETING

credits: 2  

Prerequisites: INT 1000/1000L, INT 1480, INT 1231 all with grades of "C" or better. This course is a continuation of Fundamentals Interpreting and Fundamentals Lab. This course reinforces skill development and the principles of interpreting from the source language of English to the target language of American Sign Language (ASL). Activities will be reinforced through drill, practice, role play demonstration, and video and audio taped materials. The student will learn the techniques of self-assessment through media produced assessment and class discussion/analysis. 31 contact hours

INT 1210   Transliterating

credits: 2  

Prerequisites: INT 1000 and INT 1000L and INT 1480 and INT 1231 with grades of “C” or better. This course is a continuation of Fundamentals Interpreting and Fundamentals Lab. This course reinforces the principles of transliterating from the source language of English to the target language of signed codes of English. Activities will be reinforced through drill, practice, role play demonstration, and video and audio taped materials. The student will learn the techniques of self-assessment through media produced assessment and class discussion/analysis. 31 contact hours

INT 1231   VOICING I

credits: 3  

Prerequisites: ASL 1160C, ASL 1300, INT 1941 and ASL 2210C all with grades of "C" or better. This course focuses on the development of primary sign to voice interpreting skills for deaf people. The course emphasis focuses on voicing from Signed English to spoken English with limited emphasis given to voice interpreting from American Sign Language (ASL) to English. 47 contact hours.

INT 1232   VOICING II

credits: 3  

Prerequisites: INT 1400, INT 1200, INT 1202 all with grades of "C" or better. The course focuses on the development of more advanced voicing skills in interpreting for the deaf. Special emphasis is given to interpreting from American Sign Language to spoken English. 47 contact hours.

INT 1400   ISSUES IN EDUCATIONAL INTERPRETING

credits: 2  

Prerequisites: INT 1000/1000L, INT 1480, INT 1231 all with grades of "C" or better. This course explores the role of the interpreter in the educational setting. Issues related to institutional policies, potential role conflicts, interpreter/ faculty collaboration, and support service provision will be emphasized. 32 contact hours.

INT 1480   INTERPRETING SPECIALIZED TOPICS

credits: 3  

Prerequisites: ASL 1160C, ASL 1300, INT 1941 and ASL 2210C all with grades of "C" or better. This course will focus on the development of vocabulary and sign equivalents in specialized settings: medical, mental health, technical, religious, educational, theatrical; and other settings as deemed appropriate by the instructor; idiomatic and multi-meaning ASL/English words will be studied. 47 contact hours

INT 1941   INTRODUCTION TO INTERPRETING

credits: 3  

Prerequisites: ASL 1160C and  ASL 1510  with grades of "C" or better. This course provides the intermediate to advanced interpreting student with an opportunity to observe the interpreting process in various professional work situations. Students will schedule a series of individual and group observations, and discuss their practicum experiences during class. Guest speakers will also be a part of class activities. 47 contact hours.

INT 1942   INTERPRETING INTERNSHIP

credits: 4  

Prerequisites: INT 1400, INT 1200, INT 1202 all with grades of "C" or better. This course provides the advanced level interpreting student with an opportunity to participate at the entry level of the interpreting process in a variety of settings, with supervision. Students will schedule regular hours with affiliate agencies and, according to their level of interpreting skill, assist agency staff in normal duties. Supervision, observation, and evaluation will be provided by agency interpreting staff and interpreting instructors. 240 contact hours.

ISM 3011   MANAGEMENT INFORMATION SYSTEMS

credits: 3  
Prerequisite: Admission to Public Safety Administration BAS, Business Administration BS, Public Policy and Administration BS, or Educational Studies BS program. This course provides a framework for managers to understand the important role of technology and information systems and emphasizes the importance of working effectively with all members of the organization to achieve successful business outcomes. The student will be introduced to technology and information systems terminology and will be expected to understand the business implications of information technology. Real world examples using case studies, practical exercises, and research assignments will show future managers how information technology can be applied to improve organizations. 47 contact hours.

ISM 3232   APPLIED SYSTEMS ANALYSIS

credits: 3  

Prerequisites: CGS 1100 with a minimum grade of C and admission to the Technology Development and Management (TMGT-BAS) program. This course covers a broad range of software topics as they apply to software management and systems analysis and design. Topics include, but are not limited to organizational requirements analysis, process of systems development and design, systems development life cycle (SDLC), and optimization of technology payback. 47 contact hours.

ISM 4212   DATABASE DESIGN AND ADMINISTRATION

credits: 3  

Prerequisite: Admission to Technology Management BAS. This course covers the essentials of database design and administration in a business environment and focuses on the skills and knowledge necessary to develop data models aligned with the requirements of business. This course also covers structured query language (SQL) and the object-oriented approach to data modeling and design. 47 contact hours.

ISM 4220   NETWORK TECHNOLOGIES FOR INFORMATION PROFESSIONALS

credits: 3  

Prerequisites:  Admission to the Technology Development and Management (TMGT-BAS) program. This course is designed to give the student an understanding of the various networking technologies and their practical application in the management of a business. The course also covers the technical issues involved in designing and implementing an efficient network for voice, data, and information networks. 47 contact hours

ISM 4301   INFORMATION SYSTEMS IN INDUSTRY

credits: 3  

Prerequisite: Admission to the Banking BAS, International Business BAS, Management and Organizational Leadership BAS, Technology Management BAS or Educational Studies BS program or Health Services Administration BAS. This course addresses key management issues as they are applied to global information resources management. This course also addresses strategic global systems issues such as hardware, software, Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), electronic business integration, security and infrastructure support for a variety of industries. 47 contact hours.

ISM 4320   CORE SECURITY PRINCIPLES

credits: 3  

Prerequisite: Admission to the Technology Development and Management (TMGT-BAS) program and ISM 4323. This course provides the foundation of security principles and skills necessary for the successful management of information security in an organization. Students will understand the controls over hardware, media, as well as personnel responsible for utilizing an organization’s information assets. The student will also become familiar with auditing and monitoring for security events. The course focuses on the physical measures and their associated procedures necessary to safeguard against damage, loss and theft. The student will be able to recognize the basic concepts of cryptography including key algorithms, distribution methods, methods of attack, and the construction and use of concepts such as digital signatures. 47 contact hours.

ISM 4321   STRATEGIC CYBER SECURITY ENFORCEMENT

credits: 3  

Prerequisite: Admission to the Technology Development and Management (TMGT-BAS) program and ISM 4320 with a minimum grade of C. This course is designed as an introduction to strategic cybersecurity enforcement topics. Students will learn how to identify, understand and research policies, issues, and vulnerabilities in cyber security. Major topics covered include; Homeland security, foreign and domestic cyber security policies, current and emerging cyber security issues, and research and development efforts. 47 contact hours.

ISM 4323   SECURITY ESSENTIALS

credits: 3  
Prerequisites: Admission to Technology Management BAS, Health Services Administration BAS or Health Services Administration BASPR and basic understanding of network, database and application principles is suggested. This course includes the study of security issues: access control, authentication, authorization, and non-repudiation as well as network security, platform security, data and file security, virus detection and management, scam control and security administration. Also included are support technologies and tools such as: security gateways, firewall, certification authorities, Public Key Identifiers (PKI) services. 47 contact hours.

ISM 4324   APPLICATIONS IN INFORMATION SECURITY

credits: 3  

Prerequisite: Admission to the Technology Development and Management (TMGT-BAS) program. This course helps develop the important security concepts relative to software application development and access control that provide the knowledge and skills necessary for the successful management of information security in an organization. Students will understand the environment where software is designed and developed as well as the critical role software plays in providing security to an organization’s information systems. The course focuses on software development concepts that relate to security, and how access control methodologies fit into the entire enterprise architecture. 47 contact hours.

ISM 4330   INFORMATION SECURITY POLICY ADMINISTRATION AND MANAGEMENT

credits: 3  

Prerequisite: Admission to the Technology Development and Management (TMGT-BAS) program. This course develops the information security knowledge and skills necessary for the successful management of information security technology in an organization. Students will understand an organization’s information assets. Students will also learn how to develop and implement policies, procedures and standards as they relate to an information security plan. The course focuses on information classification, risk assessment, business continuity planning and enterprise security architecture, as well as the key concepts of enterprise information security planning and administration. 47 contact hours.

ISM 4465   BUSINESS ANALYTICS

credits: 3  

Prerequisite: Admission to Technology Development and Management (TMGT-BAS) program and CAP 4760 with a minimum grade of C. This course is designed to introduce students to data analysis concepts and provide students with an understanding of data interpretation and its practical application in the management of a business. The course also covers a variety of tools used for data analysis and gives the student an understanding of how to obtain and manipulate data for use, and exploration of common analytical techniques.  47 contact hours.

ISM 4480   ELECTRONIC COMMERCE SYSTEMS AND STRATEGIES

credits: 3  

Prerequisites: Admission to Business Administration BS, International Business BAS, Management & Organizational Leadership BAS, Technology Management BAS, Business Technology Education BS, or Educational Studies BS. This course is designed to familiarize the student with the management approach to defining and implementing e-commerce (EC) systems. The course addresses the digital economy, EC strategy and marketing, EC models (Business to Business, Business to Consumer, etc.) as well as EC architectures. The course will cover management and regulatory issues in EC such as internationalization, electronic payment methods, Internet fraud, mobile ecommerce, and current implementation technologies. Architectures and inter-dependence (i.e. integration) of systems will be covered. 47 contact hours.

ISM 4915   SENIOR CAPSTONE PROJECT

credits: 3  

Prerequisite: The student must have completed all major (core) courses in the Technology Development and Management (TMGT-BAS) program with a C or better. This is the capstone course for the Technology Development and Management program. It will provide the opportunity for the student to demonstrate that he/she has learned the material from the program and can apply it in the real world. It should be taken during the student’s last semester at the college. It provides the student the opportunity to develop a plan to solve a problem dealing with technology management issues today. The student will choose one case study and address the problem in detail. 47 contact hours.

ISM 4940   INTERNSHIP: TECHNOLOGY DEVELOPMENT

credits: 3  

Prerequisite: Admission to the Technology Development and Management (TMGT-BAS) program and permission of college-wide Internship Office. This course provides the student with a supervised, practical learning experience in a work setting that is relevant to his/her program of study. Through course assignments and workplace projects the student will apply, connect, and extend academic theory and competencies for the purpose of building professional skills and affiliations. 180 contact hours.


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