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Introduces the security concepts, operating systems security, network
security, database, web server, and communication security. Public and com-
mon practices of procedures and regulations regarding e-commerce security
are explored. Writing information security policies will be introduced.

IFMG 370 Advanced COBOL 3e-0l-3cr

Prerequisite: COSC 220
Corequisite: IFMG 250

A continuation of introductory COBOL with an emphasis on structured
methodology of program design, development, testing, implementation,
and documentation of common business-oriented applications. Includes a
heavy emphasis on the techniques and concepts of the table processing, file
organization, and processing alternatives, internal and external sorting,
subroutines, and application development for both the batch and on-line
systems. Micro Focus COBOL software is utilized.

IFMG 382 IT Audit and Control 3c-0l-3cr

Prerequisites: ACCT 201, COSC 220 or IFMG 230 or equivalent
programming course

Emphasizes the responsibility of the systems analyst to include in systems
design the proper management and financial controls and audit trails in
business information systems. The design of controls for application
programs and systems is covered. Audit softw are packages are examined.

IFMG 450 Database Theory and Practice 3c-0l-3er

Prerequisites: IFMG 230 or COSC 220

Rev tews database design, data model methodologies, physical data structure,
and database development and implementation. The remote data sen ice,
transaction server, and database administration are introduced. Emphasizes
the practical approach in accessing the database using Internet technology.

IFMG 451 Systems Analysis 3c-0l-3er

Prerequisites: IFMG 250 and 255 or COSC 220

Develops an understanding of concepts and techniques involving conven-
tional and structured approaches to analyzing problems of business
information systems and systems definition feasibility, as well as quantita-
tive and evaluative techniques ol business information systems analysis

IFMG 455 Data Warehousing and Mining 3c-0l-3cr

Prerequisites: IFMG 450 or 261 or COSC 441, and MATH 214 or 216
Introduces the strategies, technologies, and techniques associated with this
growing MIS specialty area. Composed of two main parts: 1 } learn the basic
methodology for planning, designing, building, using, and managing a data
warehouse, and 2) leant how to use different data mining techniques to
derive information from the data warehouse for strategic and long-term
business decision making.

IFMG 460 Analysis and Logical Design 3c-0l-3er

Prerequisites: IFMG 352 and 450

Involves teaching the tools and techniques required for the analysis and
design of a business svsicm Along with in-class discussions of the principles
and techniques for analyzing, designing, and constructing the system, the
students also formulate sv stem teams in order to analyze the problems of
an existing business information system, to design an improved system, and
to control the implementation of the new system.

IFMG 465 ERP Technical Fundamentals 3c-0l-3cr

Prerequisite: IFMG 450 or instructor permission

Provides a fundamental understanding of Enterprise Resource Planning

(FRP) Software. Shows students how to use ERP and its various (unction

modules and provides an understanding of the IS implementation, tech-
nical, managerial, coding, and reporting skills necessary to successfully

incorporate ERP into a business enterprise

IFMG 470 Systems Design 3c-0l-3cr

Prerequisite: IFMG 45!

A stud) ol tools and techniques foi design .it a business svstcm. Along with
classroom discussions of principles and techniques foi analyzing, designing.
and constructing the system, students formulate system teams to analyze
the problems ol an existing business information system, to design an
improved system, and to control implementation of a new system.

IFMG 475 Project Management and Implementation 3c-0l-3cr

Prerequisite: IFMG 460

Introduces the demands made on the project manager and the nature of the
manager's interaction with the rest of the parent organization in develop-
ment of a Business Information System. Studies the difficult problems
associated with conducting a project using people and organizations that
represent different cultures and politics and that mav he separated by
considerable distances Also covers how to implement and carry out the
development of the project using several Information Systems develop-
ment methodologies

IFMG 480 Distributed Business Information Systems 3c-0l-3cr

Prerequisite: IFMG 250

A study of the techniques involved in planning, designing, ami implement-
ing distributed processing systems. Distributed marketing, financial, and
corporate accounting systems are included.

IFMG 481 Special Topics var-l-3cr

Prerequisite: As appropriate to course content
Offered on an experimental or temporary basis to explore topics not
included in the established curriculum. A given topic ma) be offered under
any special topic identity no more than three times. Special topics
numbered 4X1 are primarily for upper-level undergraduate students.

IFMG 482 Independent Study var-l-3cr

Prerequisite: Prior approval through advisor, faculty member,
department chairperson, dean, and Provost's Office
Individual research and analysis of contemporary problems and issues in a
concentrated area of study under the guidance of a senioi factllt) member
Approval based on academic appropriateness and availahilnv of resources

II MG 485 Seminar: IS Current Topics 3c-0l-3cr

Prerequisites: IFMG 300. senior standing

Current topics and issues m information systems in the business environ-
ment are addressed through systematic coverage of current literature ami 01
electronic sources Practitioner publications ami academic journals inte-
grate emerging technologies and information issues with identification of
their impact on the management o\' business organizations Not a capstone
requirement but a vehicle to explore a variety of topics in the Held.

IFMG 493 Internship in Mis w-3-12cr

Prerequisites: IFMG 352 and 450. consent of department chairperson
Positions with participating business, industry, or governmental organiza-
tions provide the student with experience in systems analvsis Note Course
can be taken as a !ci major-area elective requirement

INDS: Interior Design

Department of Human Development and Environmental Studies

College of Health and Human Services

INDS 105 Introduction to Interior Design 3c-0l-3cr

Presents an overv lew of interior design, including an introduction to design,
selection, and application of components in the interior environment

Emphasizes development of effective design problem-solving skills

IM)S 118 Drafting for Construction I lc-3l-3cr

Introduces two- and three-dimensional graphic skills, including basic

di awing, drafting, delineating, perspective drawing, applies principles and

elements ol design, stresses graphic design and layout.

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INDS 205 Coloi I !■>••■ i in. i Application lc-01 lei

I In.- theoretical basis ol coloi is presented as il relates lo the human visual
system, light, pigment, perception, and measuremenl ["he application ol
coloi theor) is discussed in terms i>i interioi design, merchandising, and

inds :i< Residential Appliances ind Consume)

i ii i ii i v 2i :i ii i

t onsumci education in the selection, use, and care ol home equipmenl
appliances and consumei electronics; the relationship ol energ) sources and
utilities to majoi appliances, portable and personal care appliances, and
consumei electronics

inks :is Drafting foi ( oastruction II lc-3l-3cr

Prerequisite: INDS 1 18

Introduces basic compute] aided drafting and design i( ADD) foi designers;
emphasizes ( \l>l> theor) and the value ol the computet as a problem-
sol\ mi;, design tool

inds 2M\ Presentation for Interior Design lc-3l-3cr

Prerequisite: i\i>s us

\ studio, project based, course introducing \ isualization approaches used
inr design criticism and professional presentations of interioi design.
I ocuses "ii three-dimensional drawing, including perspective, isometric, ami
section drawings .is well .is the use ol color to create depth and understand-
ing of two-dimensional draw ii

INDS 24(1 I hrcc-Dimcnsinnal Design for Interior Design lc-3l-3cr
Prerequisite: INDS lis

An introduction to three-dimensional design thinking and presentation
I xplarator) exercises strengthen three-dimensional conceptual skills ol
interioi space technical studies investigate presentation techniques,
model-making, spatial theor) analysis, and vocabulary

INDs 2X1 Special lopics 3c-0l-3cr

Prerequisite: Vs appropriate to course content

Offered on an experimental or temporal) basis to explore topics which arc
not included in the established curriculum \ given topic mas he offered
under an) special topic identjt) no more than three times Special topics
numbered .si are offered primarily lor lower-level undergraduate students,

INDS .105 Interior Lighting 3c-0l-3cr

Prerequisite: INDs Ills or equivalent

Lighting fundamentals applicable to the environmental design of residential

and commercial spaces. Includes calculation methods, terminology, theory
ol color visibility, light source alternatives, fixture function anil selection,
lighting treiuls. ami related professional organizations.

INDS .Ml) Human Factors in Interior Design 3c-01-3cr

Prerequisite: Junior standing

I he stud) ot human and technolog) systems interface as related to interior
design Emphasizes ergonomic and economic decision making to insure
that the user can function with a minimum of Stress and a maximum of


INDS J12 Housing and ( ulture 3c-0l-3cr

iial. economic, and aesthetic aspects of housing and
people are investigated as well as a consideration of the environment of
the home as part of the communit)

INDS 313 Materials and Finishes 3c-0l-3cr

Prerequisite: ISMK 314

An introduction to the modern and historic use and maintenance of ma-
terials in architecture, construction, and interior design and the codes and
costs that govern their use toda) Consideration is given to contemporary

methods ofharvesting, preparation, and manufacture of building materials

and the evaluation of the impact of these processes on the environment.

INDS 315 Residential Design I lc-3l-3cr

Prerequisite: INDS 2 I S

Applies interior design space planning and design problem-solving
processes to residential design and emphasizes graphic communication and
presentation ol solutions

inds ||9 Residential Design il Kitchen, Bath, Media

Room Design lc-31- U <

Prerequisite: lM>s t|s

ii. n'li elements arc applied to km hen. bath ami media room areas ol the
residence to pro* idc design solutions supporting indiv idual needs and

i.liesses the need I populations Current

national standard led

inds »7n Development ol Design i <, m ur

\ chronological stud) from ancient tunes to the mid-nineteenth cenlui
the dominant influences ami characteristics ol historical interiors, fumi

line, and design I inph.isi/cs sl\listu detail and lis relationship

to social, economic, political religious, and aesthetic influence and to the
contemporar) scene

inds (so Development ol Design II k-0l-3cr

Prerequisite: fNDS

■i.'i.':i. d iron i nineteenth centur) to the present ol the

mi influences ami characteristics ol the twentieth-centur) interior.
furniture, and ornamental design Emphasizes stvhstic detail and its rela-
tionship lo social, economic, political, religious, and aesthetic influences

ami lo contempoi

inds 4115 Interior Design Professional Practice U-IH-.Ur

Prerequisite: Junioi standing

Planning, business organization, management, contracts, procedures, and

ethics loi the professional interior designer.

INDS 433 Stud) lour var-l-6cr

Prerequisite: Upper-lex el standing

( Ipportunit) is pro* ided to \ isil business establishments and cultural cen-
ters concerned with household equipment, furnishings, textiles, clothing,
and housing in America as well as abroad Museums, lactones, designers'
showrooms, distribution centers, stores, cultural events, and seminars are
included. Course may be repealed lor a total of 6cr. (Cross-listed as ( \S\


INDS 4(.4 Contract Design I lc-3l-3cr

Prerequisite: INDS 319

Applies interior design space planning and design problem-solving

processes to nonresidential design and links goals in interior design and
facility management.

INDS 465 Contract Design II lc-3l-3cr

Prerequisite: INDS 464

A studio, project-based course, ascertaining the process to be followed in
developing huge scale nonresidential interior design schemes of over
10.(100 square feet.

INDS 4X1 Special Topics 3c-4M-3cr

Prerequisite: As appropriate to course content

( Mlcrcd on an experimental or temporal) basis lo explore topics which are
not included in the established curriculum. A given topic mav be offered
under an) special topic identity no more than three tunes Special topics
numbered 4SI are offered primarily for upper-level undergraduate students

INDS 4X2 Independent Study \ar l-3cr

Prerequisite: Prior approval through advisor, faculty member.

department chairperson, dean, and Provost's Office

Students with interest in independent studv of a topic not offered in the

curriculum may propose a plan of Stud) in conjunction with a faculty

member. Approval is based on academic appropriateness and availability of


I I \l : Italian

Department of French and German

College of Humanities and Social Sciences

II M MM Basic Italian I 3c-OI-3cr

Introduces the Italian language, with emphasis on the four basic skills:
reading, writing, speaking, and listening Students also gain knowledge of

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Italian culture. Primarj emphasis is on the master) of oral communication
and basic w riting skills. Attendance and language lab practice are required.

UAL 102 Basic Italian II 3c-01-3cr

Prerequisite: ITAL 101 or equivalent

A continuation of Basic Italian I. Introduces the Italian language, with em-
phasis on the loin basic skills: reading, writing, speaking, and listening. Also
imparts knowledge of Italian culture. Primarj emphasis is on the continu-
ing mastery of oral communication and writing skills Attendance and
language lab practice are required.

HAL 201 Intermediate Italian 111 3c-01-3cr

Prerequisites: HAL 101 and 102 or equivalent
An intermediate-level eourse for students who have previously studied
Italian. A continuation of mastery of the four skills: reading, writing,
speaking, and listening. Also increases know ledge of Italian history, culture,
and literature.

HAL 202 Intermediate Italian IV 3c-0l-3cr

Prerequisite: ITAL 201 or equivalent

An intermediate-level course for students who have previously studied
Italian. Continues student progress in the mastery of the four skills:
reading, writing, speaking, and listening. Emphasizes increasing proficiency
in reading and writing. Also increases knowledge of Italian history, culture,
and literature.

ITST: International Studies

Department of Political Science

College of Humanities and Social Sciences

ITST 281 Special Topics in Non-Western Studies var-l-3cr

I ocuses on polities, society, and culture of a particular non-Western
country or area. Content is variable, depending on the semester. Taught by
visiting exchange professors from non-Western countries. This special
topics course may be offered on a continuing basis.

ITST 482 Independent Study var-l-3cr

Prerequisite: Prior approval through advisor, faculty member.

department chairperson, dean, and Provost's Office

Students with interest in independent study of a topic not offered in the

curriculum may propose a plan of study in conjunction with a faculty

member. Approval is based on academic appropriateness and availability of


JRNL: Journalism

Department of Journalism

College of Humanities and Social Sciences

JRNL 102 Basic Journalistic Skills 3c-01-3cr

Prerequisite: ENGL 101

Required for journalism majors and minors. Emphasizes grammar, punctua-
tion, spelling. AP Stylebook, eopyediting. headlines, and accuracy.

JRNL 105 Journalism and the Mass Media 3c-0l-3cr

Prerequisite: ENGL 101

A critical examination of roles-goals of newspapers, magazines, radio.
books, mov ies. and telev ision as they affect American society socially,
politically, and economically.

JRNL 120 Journalistic Writing 3c-0l-3cr

Prerequisite: ENGL 101. nonmajors minors
Emphasizes intelligent use ol writing ability in a journalistic stvlc and
understanding of the why of journalism and mass media Practices and
improves writing skills.

JRNL 220 Writing for the Print Media 3c-0I-3cr

Prerequisites: JRNL 102 (grade of C or better), inaiors onlv
A course in journalistic stv le intended for students who plan to become
professional writers. Teaches the basic journalistic formats and strategies

used in print media such as the summary lead, the delayed lead, and the
conventional news-story format. Throughout, emphasizes economy.
clarity, and the development of voice for a given medium.

JRNL 223 Photojournalism 3c-0l-3cr

Prerequisite: Juniot senioi standing

An introduction to still photograph) for news media. Includes preparation
of a portfolio and learning of specialized processing techniques tor high-
speed work

JRNL 243 History of the American Puss 3c-0l-3cr

Prerequisite: JRNL 120 or 220

I races the development of the American press from its Colonial roots.
Emphasizes the role ol the piess m political and social development.

JRNL 25(1 Women and the Press 3c-0l-3cr

Prerequisites: ENGL 101. sophomore standing
Explores the role of women in American journalism. Includes study of
lives/careers of women journalists and their specific contributions to the
profession. Emphasizes evolution ol equal opportunity for women and
other minorities in the American Press. Attention to the changing defini-
tion of news as influenced by the inclusion of women and minorities in
editorial roles.

JRNL 261 Introduction to the Magazine Industry 3c-0l-3cr

Prerequisite: Sophomore standing or instructor permission
Introduces the magazine industry, how it is managed, how it functions, its
strategics, and its roles and goals in society.

JRNL 281 Special Topics \ar-l-3cr

Prerequisite: As appropriate to course content
Offered on an experimental or temporary basis to explore topics not
included in the established curriculum. A given topic may be offered under
any special topic identity no more than three times. Special topics
numbered 281 are offered primarily for lower-level undergraduate students.

JRNL 321 Feature Writing 3c-0l-3cr

Prerequisites: JRN1 102, 220

For the student who might work m journalism or who might wish to write
on a part-time or free-lance basis.

JRNL 326 Public Relations I 3c-0l-3cr

Prerequisites: JRNL 102. 120 or 220

Introduces the principles, practices, programs, and possibilities in the
various areas of public relations.

JRNL 327 Layout, Design, and Production 2c-3l-3cr

Prerequisite: JRNL 105

Provides basic techniques and theories of layout, design, and production,
including typography, copyfitting, photo art cropping and scaling, and
sieps in design process. Includes traditional paste-up and desktop publishing
in the design of ads, newspapers, newsletters, brochures, and magazines

JRNL 328 News Reporting 3c-0l-3cr

Prerequisites: JRNL 102. 105. 220. majors only

Includes instruction in writing the news storv. preparing copv. interviewing,
covering special events, and similar reporting activities.

JRNL 337 Kditing 3c-0l-3cr

Prerequisites: JRM in:. 220

Stresses basic practices such as eopyediting and headline writing while also
focusing on guidelines for improving accuracy, clarity, transition, spelling,
and punctuation of copv. Students use wire service stylebook extensively.

JRNL 344 Issues and Problems 3c-0l-3cr

Prerequisites: JRNL 102. 120 or 220

I xamines critical case histories of ethical and professional situations and
circumstances in the mass communication industry in a lecture and discus-
sion formal.

JRNI 345 sports Journalism 3c-0l-3cr

Prerequisite: JRNL 220

I mphasizes skills foi covering, writing, and editing of sports and introduces
specific practices in newspaper. radio-TV, and sports information work

JRNL 347 Journalism 1 aw 3c-0l-3cr

Prerequisites: JRNI 328, junior senior standing

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Open i" nonmajom b) instructoi permission \ lurve) >>t the mnjoi
Supreme < ouri .mil Hale court ru ming ihe m > ills

the news media taas include libel, antitrust, free press/fail trial, pri
Approach is nontechnical

JRNI M8 Hi. I .I i i, (U-.U-r

Prerequisite: lunioi scnioi stand

I mphasizcs the writing ol vigorous but thoughtful and fail ciIh.mi.iK Stud)
ol contemporary practice and polic) on letters m the editor, columnists,
cartoons, the op ed p i

.IRM J7S WorM n.»v ( overage '. 01 >..

Prerequisite: Sophomore stand

Deals ssnh international news events and analysis ol international nesss
coverage in sources from around the world Emphasizes anal) zing ( ompai
ativc coverage .'i events in difTcrenl sources Students stud) nol .'"Is cur-
renl international nesss but also Inns it is reported Rie u« >.i I ol the course
iv fostering .1 critical attitude toward news.

JRNI 4IUI Professional Preparation lc-01-lcr

Prerequisites: lunioi standing, loumalism majoi
Prepares majors for the professional world b) exploring shorl and long-
term careet goals, creating materials for self-marketing, and managin g the
Ihtmmi.iI and transition from college to the workplace in
newspapers, magazines, public relations, and \ isual journalism

IKM 423 Management In Mass < ommunications 3c-0l-3cr

Prerequisite: JRNI 493 or field experience

Attention given to the process ol advancement to management positions
m the advertising, journalism, and public relations industries

JRM 427 Publications 3c-0l-3cr

Prerequisite: JRNI $27 or instructor permission
I'ros ides advanced techniques and theories of publications design, including
the legibility principles ol typography, the psychological impact of color

and paper, and designing on-line publications, such as newspapers, newslet-
ters, and magazines Also teaches principles and concepts of publications

management, including coping ssnh deadline pressures, the creative
disposition, and the marketing of publications Ihe class produces a total

IRM 430 Public Opinion and the News Media 3c-0l-3cr

Prerequisite: Junior standing

Deals ss ith understanding and measuring public opinion. Emphasizes criti-
cally analyzing the historical origins and the dynamics of public opinion in
the policymaking process as ssell as the role of the news media in public
opinion Students then measure people's thinking on an) given issue or


.IRM 44h Research Methods in Journalism 3c-0l-3cr

Prerequisite: JRM 128 01 instructor permission
Explores theoretical and practical issues in information gathering, ssith
emphasis on data analysis and computer-assisted reporting for public affairs
journalism. Students apply scientific methods in nesss reporting and analyze
the effects of precision journalism on society.

JRM 4511 Advertising Writing 3c-0l-3cr

Prerequisites: JRM 22n. instructor permission
A basic course in the preparation of advertising cops and continuity for all
media A combination of lecture and laboratory course. Enrollment is
limited to upperclass majors.

JRM 455 High School Journalism 3c-01-3cr

Prerequisite: Junior standing or permission

Aimed at equipping students \sith basic skills in teaching and student media
adsising at the high school level Oilers a package of skills ranging from
basic elements of news, nesss ssnting. editing, nessspaper layout and design.
to student publications adsising as ssell as legal and ethical issues in high
school journalism. Open to nonmajors.

JRM 46f> Community Journalism
Prerequisites: Junior standing, permission


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access relevant information

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