Database Management & Business Intelligence Graduate Courses

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The goal of this course is to provide Computer Information Systems students with the mathematical fundamentals required for successful quantitative analysis of problems in the field of business computing. The first part of the course introduces the mathematical prerequisites for understanding probability and statistics. Topics include combinatorial mathematics, functions, and the fundamentals of differentiation and integration. The second part of the course concentrates on the study of elementary probability theory, discrete and continuous distributions. Prereq: Academic background that includes the material covered in a standard course on college algebra or instructor's consent.  [ 4 cr. ]

Fall 2016
Section Type Instructor Location Days Times
A1 IND Gorlin CAS B36 M 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
E1 IND Gorlin CAS B36 M 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
O1 IND Temkin ARR
O2 IND Milton ARR
BHA IND Gorlin W 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Spring 2017
Section Type Instructor Location Days Times
A1 IND Gorlin FLR 109 M 6:00 pm – 8:45 pm
E1 IND Gorlin FLR 109 M 6:00 pm – 8:45 pm
O1 IND Temkin ARR
O2 IND Temkin ARR

This course presents the foundations of data communications and takes a bottom-up approach to computer networks. The course concludes with an overview of basic network security and management concepts. Prereq: MET CS 200, or instructor's consent. This course may not be taken in conjunction with MET CS 425 (undergraduate) or MET CS 535. Only one of these courses can be counted towards degree requirements.  [ 4 cr. ]

Fall 2016
Section Type Instructor Location Days Times
B1 IND Arena PHO 211 T 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
E1 IND Arena PHO 211 T 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
O1 IND Mansur ARR
O2 IND Rizinski ARR
Spring 2017
Section Type Instructor Location Days Times
B1 IND Arena FLR 109 T 6:00 pm – 8:45 pm
E1 IND Arena FLR 109 T 6:00 pm – 8:45 pm
O1 IND Mansur ARR
O2 IND Rizinski ARR
O3 IND Mansur ARR

Students learn the latest relational and object-relational tools and techniques for persistent data and object modeling and management. Students gain extensive hands- on experience using Oracle or Microsoft SQL Server as they learn the Structured Query Language (SQL) and design and implement databases. Students design and implement a database system as a term project. Restrictions: Only for MS CIS. This course may not be taken in conjunction with MET CS 469 (undergraduate) or MET CS 579. Only one of these courses can be counted towards degree requirements.  [ 4 cr. ]

Fall 2016
Section Type Instructor Location Days Times
C1 IND Maiewski FLR 109 W 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
E1 IND Matthews CGS 313 W 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
O1 IND Mansur ARR
O2 IND Farr ARR
Spring 2017
Section Type Instructor Location Days Times
C1 IND Maiewski FLR 109 W 6:00 pm – 8:45 pm
C2 IND Wolfe FLR 265 W 6:00 pm – 8:45 pm
E1 IND Wolfe FLR 265 W 6:00 pm – 8:45 pm
O1 IND Wolfe ARR
O2 IND Farr ARR

Object-oriented methods of information systems analysis and design for organizations with data- processing needs. System feasibility; requirements analysis; database utilization; Unified Modeling Language; software system architecture, design, and implementation, management; project control; and systems-level testing.   [ 4 cr. ]

Fall 2016
Section Type Instructor Location Days Times
D1 IND Guadagno CGS 527 R 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
E1 IND Guadagno CGS 527 R 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
O1 IND Braude ARR
O2 IND Polnar ARR
BCL IND Siegel U 8:00 am – 3:30 pm
Spring 2017
Section Type Instructor Location Days Times
D1 IND Guadagno FLR 267 R 6:00 pm – 8:45 pm
E1 IND Guadagno FLR 267 R 6:00 pm – 8:45 pm
O1 IND Polnar ARR
O2 IND Staff ARR

This course describes and compares contemporary and emerging information technology and its management. Students learn how to identify information technologies of strategic value to their organizations and how to manage their implementation. The course highlights the application of I.T. to business needs. CS 782 is at the advanced Masters (700) level, and it assumes that students understand IT systems at the level of CS 682 Systems Analysis and Design. Students who haven't completed CS 682 should contact their instructor to determine if they are adequately prepared. Prereq: MET CS 682, or instructor's consent.   [ 4 cr. ]

Fall 2016
Section Type Instructor Location Days Times
D1 IND Arakelian FLR 267 R 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
E1 IND Arakelian FLR 267 R 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
O1 IND Williams ARR
O2 IND Arakelian ARR
BCL IND Siegel S 8:30 am – 4:00 pm
Spring 2017
Section Type Instructor Location Days Times
A1 IND Arakelian FLR 267 M 6:00 pm – 8:45 pm
E1 IND Arakelian FLR 267 M 6:00 pm – 8:45 pm
O1 IND Williams ARR
O2 IND Arakelian ARR

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