Credit Course Schedules

Computer Science - Fall 2022

In Person
Classes meet in person on campus; specific days/times/location
Online - Asynchronous
Classes meet fully online; no specific days/times/locations
Online - Synchronous (Zoom)
Classes meet via Zoom or other resource; specific days/times
Hybrid - Online Asynchronous & Online Synchronous (Zoom)
A portion of the classes meet synchronous via Zoom or other resource and a portion is asynchronous online; there will be some specific days/times
Hybrid - Online & In-person
A portion of the classes meet in person on campus and a portion is asynchronous or synchronous online; there will be some specific days/times/locations
Hybrid - Online Asynchronous & In Person
Classes meet in both asynchronous online and in-person modes; specific meeting times and locations for in-person portions of classes are listed with each course
Hybrid - Online Synchronous (Zoom) & In Person
Classes meet in both synchronous online (Zoom) and in-person modes; specific meeting times and locations are listed with each course
Intro to Cybersecurity — 3165
CSC 1520 – 3 credits
Jeffrey R. Davis

Students will be introduced to the basics of computer security, also known as cybersecurity. The course will also provide students with a basic understanding of computer hardware, software, and networks, so students can understand the types of security weaknesses and the defense strategies needed to minimize those vulnerabilities. Students will explore multiple case studies to understand techniques used by hackers and the weaknesses that allowed those attacks to be successful. This course introduces the topics covered by the CompTia Security+ Certification. Additional coursework will be needed prior to taking the CompTia Security+ exam. No requisites. Online fall. Master Course Syllabus

Aug 22 – Dec 16 TBD
Introduction to HTML & CSS — 3167
CSC 1530 – 3 credits
Adam R. Gould

Students will study HTML language, usability concepts, and embedding JavaScript programming code. Students will design web pages using tables, forms, cascading style sheets, multimedia, and JavaScript. Students will also learn how to publish a web page with video clips and sound. No requisites. J fall; C fall; Online, fall. Master Course Syllabus

Fees: $39
Aug 22 – Dec 16 TBD
Computer App Software I — 3178
CSC 1560 – 4 credits
Jonathan J. Blair

Students use application software such as Microsoft Office to study word processing, spreadsheets, database management, and presentation software. The integration and practical application of these topics is stressed throughout the course. Students will spend a substantial amount of out-of-class time working on computer projects. Corequisite: any developmental MAT course or eligibility for any college-level MAT course. J fall, spring; C fall, spring; Online fall, spring. Master Course Syllabus

Fees: $104
Aug 22 – Dec 16 TBD
Programming Concepts/Appl — 3183
CSC 1570 – 3 credits
Sung J. Lee

Students will learn the components of the programming cycle including problem analysis, algorithm development, design implementation, debugging, and acceptable documentation standards. Students will implement their algorithms using an object-oriented programming language. Eligibility: College-level math. J fall, spring; C fall; Online fall, spring. Master Course Syllabus

Aug 22 – Dec 16 TBD
Computer Hardware&Sys Software — 3191
CSC 1580 – 3 credits
Jeffrey R. Davis

Students will study the design, installation, configuration, and maintenance of hardware and software components of a computer. Interior components covered include memory, disk drives, expansion cards, and power supplies. Other common I/O devices and peripherals such as printers and the mouse are studied. Major categories of system software, operating systems, and diagnostic utilities are covered. No requisites. J fall, spring; C spring; Online spring. Master Course Syllabus

Aug 22 – Dec 16 TBD
Data Structures — 3192
CSC 1600 – 4 credits
Sung J. Lee

This course continues the study of algorithm development involving data structures, data abstraction, recursion, sorting, and searching. Topics in data structures include stacks, queues, linked lists, and trees. Large programming systems with multiple modules are designed and implemented using an object-oriented programming language such as Java. Prerequisite: CSC 1590. J occasionally; C occasionally; Online occasionally. Master Course Syllabus

Aug 22 – Dec 16 TBD
Computer App Software II — 3193
CSC 1760 – 3 credits
Frances G. Marsh

Students will further their study of topics from CSC 1560 using a software package such as Microsoft Office. Database topics include action queries, custom reports and forms, macros, and modules. Students spend a major portion of the semester developing an application using a relational database. Spreadsheet topics include macros, charts, and data analysis tools. Some advanced features of word processing such as directories and forms are included. Prerequisite: CSC 1560. Master Course Syllabus

Aug 22 – Dec 16 TBD
Network Administration — 3194
CSC 2470 – 3 credits
Sung J. Lee

This course introduces the fundamentals of local area network administration. After a brief review of computer network hardware, students are introduced to and examine leading network operating systems. Students will gain familiarity and experience in the installation, configuration, and management of network operating systems through a combination of lecture and hands-on lab. Prerequisite/Corequisite: CSC 2510. J occasionally; C occasionally; Online fall. Master Course Syllabus

Aug 22 – Dec 16 TBD
Adv/Ntwrkng/Computer/Securit — 3195
CSC 2480 – 3 credits
Jonathan J. Blair

Students will gain a greater understanding of computer networks with an emphasis on network security. Topics will include law and ethics, network policies, IT audits, system inventorying, remote control, traffic monitoring and routing, malicious codes such as viruses, WAN interfacing, the Internet, addressing, TCP/IP utilities, RAS, VPN, firewalls, encryption, and security issues. Students will use a variety of software tools to evaluate the security effectiveness and operational efficiency of different computer systems and configurations. Prerequisite: CSC 1570, CSC 1580, and CSC 2510. J occasionally; C occasionally; Online occasionally. Master Course Syllabus

Aug 22 – Dec 16 TBD
Introduction to Networks — 3196
CSC 2510 – 3 credits
Sung J. Lee

Students will explore topics in computer networking including networking design and architecture, data transmission, standards, and protocols. Local area networks (LAN) and wide area networks (WAN) will be studied along with the technologies that support the Internet. Upon course completion, students will demonstrate knowledge of these topics and have the ability to work with these concepts. Students will have some hands-on experience in this course. Prerequisite/Corequisite: CSC 1570. J fall, spring; C spring; Online fall. Master Course Syllabus

Aug 22 – Dec 16 TBD
Intro to Systems Analysis — 3197
CSC 2540 – 3 credits
Jeffrey R. Davis

Systems analysis and design determines the direction and scope of information system projects. Upon course completion, students will demonstrate the ability to discuss solutions to business problems, interviewing techniques, process analysis, the system life cycle, construction of data flow diagrams, interface design options, and project management. Students will apply the concepts to real problem situations. Prerequisite: CSC 1570 or CSC 1760. Master Course Syllabus

Aug 22 – Dec 16 TBD