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CSIS 1590: Survey of Computer Science and Information Systems.

Concepts, theory, and contemporary issues underlying the computing sciences. Introduction to computer applications, the YSU computing environment, the use of communication and information networks, and basic problem solving techniques using computers. This course is intended for CSIS majors and minors.
3 s.h.

This course is a broad overview of computer concepts, including computer hardware and software, operating systems (including Unix), html, graphics, and web page design, spreadsheets, databases, networking concepts, and programming concepts and paradigms. It uses a number of software tools, including PowerPoint, Excel, and Access.

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CSIS 2610: Programming and Problem Solving.

Problem-solving methods and algorithms using a high-level programming language. Designing, coding, debugging, and documenting programs using techniques of good programming style. 3 hours lecture and 2 hours lab. Prereq: CSIS 1590 or equivalent.
4 s.h.

This course is meant to introduce basic programming concepts, including variables, conditions, loops, and arrays, as well as modular design and testing. It is currently taught in C.

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CSIS 3700: Data Structures and Objects.

Program design, style and expression, testing and debugging for larger programs. Introductory concepts of object-oriented programming, including classes, methods, encapsulation, and abstract data types. Theory and application of data structures, including linked structures, trees, networks, and graphs. Three hours lecture and two hours lab. Prereq: CSIS 2610.
4 s.h.

This course is a continuation of CSIS 2610, emphasizing large-scale software development, data structures, and object-oriented programming. It is currently taught in C++.

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CSIS 3722: Development of Databases.

The basic structure, design, development, implementation, and modification of databases for use in management of information systems. Prereq: CSIS 1590.
3 s.h.

This course covers database terminology and concepts, file design in 3rd normal form, file manipulation and migration procedures, tables, queries, forms, reports, and macros in Access, and SQL.

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CSIS 3723: Networking Concepts and Administration.

Overview of electronic communications concepts and technologies, with an emphasis on Local Area Networks. Network topologies, design, administration, installed applications, and performance monitoring. Privacy, ethical, and legal concerns. Prereq: CSIS 1590.
3 s.h.

This course provides an overview of networking concept, including LANs and WANs. If you have had no background in networking, this might be a simpler introduction to the area than the Cisco courses 3782 and 3783.

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CSIS 3783: Cisco Networking Academy II.

Advanced networking concepts and technology. Topics include LAN switching, VLAN design and implementation, IGRP, Access Control Lists, Novell IPX, Token Ring, Network Management, WAN design, WAN protocols (PPP, Frame Relay, ISDN), CCNA certification review. LAN design project. Three hours lecture and three hours lab. Prereq: CSIS 3782.
4 s.h.

This is the second of two courses in networking based on the Cisco curriculum. It requires CSIS 3782, and is a prerequisite for some of the Cisco courses offered as graduate electives.

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INFOT 3704: Business Communication.

Communication theory and practice. Business letter writing; oral communication. Review of English usage. Prereq: ENGL 1550.
3 s.h.

This course covers technical writing and communication in a professional setting.

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