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Department of Computer and Information Sciences
1333 Wahnish Way
308-A Banneker Technical Bldg.
Tallahassee, Florida 32307
 
 

Minors and Concentrations

Minor in Computer Science
Minor in Information Systems
Minor in Information Technology
Information Technology Core Concentrations
 
 
Minor in Computer Science:

Pursuit of a minor in Computer Science requires the approval of the CIS Department Chair and completion of the following courses with a grade of "C" or better:

                Course Prefix & Title:             Sem. Hrs.
COT 3100Discrete Structures  I                  3
COP 3014CFundamentals of Programming4
COP 3330Introduction to Object Oriented Programming3


Choose three courses from the following list:

                Course Prefix & Title:             Sem. Hrs.
CDA 3101CComputer Concepts and Organization             3
CDA 4102Computer Architecture3
CNT 4504Data Communication & Organizational Networks3
COP 3530Program, File, and Data Structures3
COP 3060Concepts in Advanced Application Development3
COP 3610Operating Systems3
COP 3710Database Management Systems3
COP 4710Advanced Database Management Systems3
CIS 4301Information Systems Design and Development3
COT 3101Discrete Structures II3
COT 4210Foundations of Computer Science3
CIS 4360Introduction to Computer Security3
CIS 4361Applied Security3
CNT 4406Network Security & Cryptography3
TOTAL HOURS:19




Minor in Information Systems:

Pursuit of a minor in Information Systems requires the approval of the CIS Department Chair and completion of the following courses with a grade of "C" or better:

Course Prefix & Title:     Sem. Hrs.
COT 2104Mathematics for Computing                          3
COP 3014CFundamentals of Programming4
COP 3330Introduction to Object Oriented Programming3
CIS 3040Information Systems in Organizations3
COP 3710Database Management Systems3
CIS 4301Information Systems Design and Development3
TOTAL HOURS:19




Minor in Information Technology:

Pursuit of a minor in Information Technology requires the approval of the CIS Department Chair and completion of the following courses with a grade of "C" or better:

Course Prefix & Title:     Sem. Hrs.
COP 3828Web Programming and Design3
COP 3014CFundamentals of Programming4
CNT 2000Computer Systems and Network Fundamentals3
CIS 4360Introduction to Computer Security3
COP 3366Introduction to C# Programming3
COP 3710Database Management Systems3
TOTAL HOURS:19




Information Technology Core Concentrations:

Each concentration is composed of three to four courses.  IT majors must take two concentrations, at least one of which must be within CIS Department.  These IT courses equip students from all disciplines.  Students must select three courses within the same concentration core.  The following concentrations are currently recognized:

Information Assurance and Security (IAS):

Students will learn fundamental topics of Information Assurance and Security.

Course Prefix & Title: Sem. Hrs.
CIS 4360Applied Security  3
CIS 4385CDigital Forensics3
CNT 4406Network Security3


Data Mining (DM):
Students will learn fundamental topics of Information Assurance and Security.

           Course Prefix & Title:           
Sem. Hrs.
 CIS 3040Information Systems in Organizations 3
 COP 4710 Adv. Database Management Systems 3
 CAP 3770 Introduction to Data Mining 3


Mobile Computing (MC):
The concepts and challenges of mobile computing, handheld, and embedded computing will be introduced.

Course Prefix & Title:
 Sem. Hrs.
 CIS 3040 Information Systems in Organizations   3
COP 4710 Advanced Database Management Systems 3
 CAP 3770 Introduction to Data Mining 3


Web Design (WD):
The fundamental topics of designing and implementing web applications on the Internet.

   Course Prefix & Title:   Sem. Hrs.
 COP 3060 Concepts in Advanced Application Development 3
 CAP 4064 Network-Based Multimedia 3
 COP 4814 Web Services 3


Health Informatics (HI):
Allied Health Sciences concentration for IT students.  (Inter-disciplinary concentration)

   Course Prefix & Title:   Sem. Hrs.
 HIM 3016 Legal Aspect of Health Information 3
 HIM 4465 Healthcare Informatics 3
 HIM 4656 Health Information Systems 3