Informatics and CS

Business Informatics, Health Informatics & Computer Science

Business Informatics By Semester 2017

The following table shows a possible course sequence for students attempting to complete the Business Informatics major courses in four semesters. This assumes the student starts in the Fall semester. It also assumes that INFO 3307 and 4407 are offered every semester, which may not always be possible. Most non-BI requirements are not listed. (Click on any course to see a course description.)


Over Four Semesters
Fall #1 Spring #1 Fall #2 Spring #2
INFO 1150 INFO 1182 INFO 3380 INFO 4482
INFO 1181 INFO 2220 INFO 4407 INFO 4493
INFO 3307 INFO 4430  

(Click on any course to see a course description.)



The following table shows a possible course sequence for students attempting to complete the Business Informatics major courses over the typical eight semesters. Most non-BI requirements are not listed.


Over Eight Semesters
Fall #1 Spring #1 Fall #2 Spring #2 Fall #3 Spring #3 Fall #4 Spring #4
  INFO 1150 INFO 1182 INFO 2220 INFO 3307 INFO 4407 INFO 4430 INFO 4482
  INFO 1181   INFO 3380       INFO 4493

(Click on any course to see a course description.)


Most courses are offered both Fall and Spring with the following exceptions:

Courses offered Fall only:

  • INFO 4430: Web Application Development

Courses offered Spring only:

  • INFO 2220: Web Development: Client-Side Programming
  • INFO 4482: Systems Development and Implementation Methodologies

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INFO 1150: Software & Systems Architecture

Corequisite: INFO 1181 or CS 1181

Principles and application of computer hardware and systems software in the context of designing business IT infrastructures through combination of theory-based lectures and applied laboratory experiences.

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INFO 1181: Informatics and Programming I

Prerequisite: MATH 1143 or MATH 1147 (Coreq okay)

Problem-solving methods and algorithm development with an emphasis on programming style with Java or C#. Includes Secure Software Concepts, such as what constitutes secure software and what design aspects to take into consideration to construct resilient software. Equivalent to CS 1181. Satisfies Objective 7 of the General Education Requirements.

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INFO 1182: Informatics and Programming II

Prerequisite: INFO 1181 or CS 1181

Object-oriented programming in the context of design, using OO principles and UML diagrams. Includes Secure Software Concepts, such as what constitutes secure software and what design aspects to take into consideration to construct resilient software.

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INFO 2220: Web Development: Client-Side Programming

Prerequisite: INFO 1181 or CS 1181

Introduces interactive and responsive web development using a client-side language like JavaScript. Basic programming concepts common to almost all programming languages form the basis of the course. Exercises are designed to enhance students' problem solving techniques and analytical thinking skills.

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INFO 3307: Systems Analysis and Design

Pre- or Corequisite: INFO 1181 or CS 1181 or INFO 3303

Develops systems analysis skills, using proven techniques, prototyping, and structured analysis and design phases of the systems development life cycle. The course emphasizes Secure Software Design, which includes secure design elements, software architecture, secure design review, and threat modeling. Requirements: gathering is emphasized, including secure software requirements gathering to capture all of the security requirements from various stakeholders and understand the sources and processes needed to ensure a more effective design.

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INFO 3380: Networking and Virtualization

Prerequisite: INFO 1150 or INFO 3303

Study of the implementation and development of network information systems. Protocols and techniques will be compared, and virtualization and cloud computing will be emphasized.

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INFO 4407: Database Design & Implementation

Prerequisite: INFO 3307 and either INFO 1182 OR CS 1182.

Covers multi-user relational database management systems, stored procedures, SQL, transaction processing, etc. The course emphasizes Secure Software Design, which includes secure design elements, software architecture, secure design review, and threat modeling.

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INFO 4430: Web Application Development

Prerequisite: INFO 2220. Pre- or Corequisite: INFO 4407.

Focuses on the development of dynamic, online applications using a programming language like PHP or ASP.Net and a relational database. The course will consider Secure Software Implementation/Coding, which involves secure coding practices, avoiding vulnerabilities, and reviewing code to ensure that there are no errors in the code or security controls. Generally offered Fall only.

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INFO 4482: Systems Development & Implementation Methodologies

Prerequisite: INFO 4407 or CS 4451. Pre- or Corequisite: INFO 4430 or CS 4440

This course presents the process of software development and the methodologies to lower development costs, increase software reliability, decrease development time and ensure application development success. An overview and comparison of traditional and modern methods of software development are presented. Generally offered Spring only.

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INFO 4493: Advanced Business Informatics Internship

Significant business experience coordinated by the faculty to provide broad exposure to business informatics issues.

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