CCNY

Courses

MIS G1010: Statistics and Decision Making

Course ID: MIS G1010
Course Name: Statistics and Decision Making
Description:
The objective of this course is to help you learn to analyze data and use methods of statistical inference in making business decisions. This course will focus on the application of fundamental concepts covered in Probability and Decision Making to the problem of drawing inferences from data on observed outcomes. Topics covered during the first part of the course will include statistical sampling and sampling distributions, point estimation and confidence intervals, hypothesis testing, and correlations among variables. The second part of the course will focus on multivariate analysis, with special attention paid to the inferences that may drawn with respect to prediction and causality. Microcomputer statistical packages support the course content.

Term: Fall
Credits: 3.0
Pre/Co-requisite: none

MIS G2010: OOD and Software Engineering

Course ID: MIS G2010
Course Name: OOD and Software Engineering
Description:
This course provides an introduction to the software engineering discipline and the roles within it. Students will learn how each phase of the life cycle contributes to a product that satisfies user/client requirements. The following issues will be addressed:

  1. Delivering high-quality, maintainable software projects on time and within budget
  2. Selecting an appropriate software development life cycle model for a project
  3. Applying appropriate requirements, analysis, design and testing methodologies
  4. Identifying and assessing language, database, software architecture and quality issues
  5. Exploiting verification and validation activities throughout the life cycle
  6. Employing techniques that help achieve SEI CMMI and IEEE 9000 goals
  7. Enhancing the impact of CASE tools, formal methods and Web engineering techniques

Students will apply software engineering techniques in homework assignments and mini-projects throughout the course. The objective of the laboratory portion of the course is to expose students to commonly used tools for software engineering. Students will have opportunities to develop and/or improve their technical writing and software development skills during the course of the term, with particular emphasis placed on analysis and design.

Term: Fall
Credits: 3.0
Pre/Co-requisite: none

MIS G2020: Database Management

Course ID: MIS G2020
Course Name: Database Management
Description:
This course is concerned with the use of Database Management Systems (DBMS) to solve a wide range of information storage, management and retrieval problems, in organizations ranging from large corporations to personal applications, such as research data management. The course combines the practical aspects of DBMS use with more theoretical discussions of database design methodologies and the “internals” of database systems. The course will give the student a basic overview of Relational Database Systems and Relational Database Design. The student will acquire a working knowledge of Microsoft ACCESS and the ISO standard SQL language. Students will work individually on a series of small projects, and one larger project encompassing all phases of database design and implementation.

Term: Spring
Credits: 3.0
Pre/Co-requisite: none

MIS G2030: Networking and Security

Course ID: MIS G2030
Course Name: Networking and Security
Description:
This course provides an overview of security issues in computer networks. Basic concepts of computer security will be introduced and illustrated by means of case studies. Topics to be covered include: risk analysis and security planning; access controls; program security in relation to malicious code such as Trojan horses, viruses, and worms; security policies and models; trusted systems and the TCSEC (Orange Book); cryptography and hashing; encryption-based protocols; authentication/PKI and network security.

Term: Summer
Credits: 3.0
Pre/Co-requisite: none

MIS G3010: General Economics and Finance

Course ID: MIS G3010
Course Name: General Economics and Finance
Description:
Provides an advanced introduction to economics and finance. The major focus is on forces determining product and factor prices and quantities under alternative market structures. Particular attention given to financial market prices, portfolio analysis, measuring and pricing of risk. The influence of macroeconomic determinants on financial markets is also covered.

Term: Spring
Credits: 3.0
Pre/Co-requisite: none

MIS G3020: Developing Management Skills

Course ID: MIS G3020
Course Name: Developing Management Skills
Description:
Aimed at preparing students for future management and leadership positions, this class focuses on developing the personal skills that are needed when working with other individuals and teams in modern organizations. Topics include:

  • problem solving
  • stress management
  • managing and motivating others
  • coaching and counseling
  • managing conflict
  • leading change

Students are provided with a solid background in fundamentals. They are also introduced to the assessment tools, tests, and exercises that help gauge their personal development in each area.

Term: Summer
Credits: 3.0
Pre/Co-requisite: none

MIS G3030: Organization and Management

Course ID: MIS G3030
Course Name: Organization and Management
Description:
Students learn about how organizations function and how they relate to the environment in which they operate. Topics covered range from formal systems, tasks, and authority relationships to organizational culture and inter-organizational relationships. Students are introduced to a variety of perspectives in organizational analysis, as well as challenges posed by organization design and change.

Term: Fall
Credits: 3.0
Pre/Co-requisite: none

MIS G4010: System Analysis and Design

Course ID: MIS G4010
Course Name: System Analysis and Design
Description:
The objective of this course is to introduce methods to efficiently organize and manage software projects. This course could be considered as an advanced software engineering class; tools used will include Rhapsody (i_logix) and Rational (IBM). Topics to be covered include:

  • software development life cycle
  • specification
  • analysis
  • design
  • implementation and testing
  • modular top-down analysis
  • design and testing
  • CASE tools for system analysis and design
  • data modeling and processing modeling tools (data flow diagrams, entity relationship diagrams)
  • traditional and prototyping approaches
  • design and development of relational database systems
  • I/O design, input validation and user interface design (GUI)
  • project management tools and source code control systems (SCCS)
  • required communication skills for the systems analyst
  • fact finding and interviewing techniques

Term: Fall
Credits: 3.0
Pre/Co-requisite: none

MIS G5010: Seminar in Information Systems Management

Course ID: MIS G5010
Course Name: Seminar in Information Systems Management
Description:
Presents an in-depth look at an area of specialization such as medical informatics, financial computing, or business process engineering. Lectures and class discussion will be coordinated with and support the project course (MIS G5020) taken at the same time.

Term: Spring
Credits: 3.0
Pre/Co-requisite: MIS G5020

MIS G5020: Project in Information Systems Management

Course ID: MIS G5020
Course Name: Project in Information Systems Management
Description:
The project will focus on real-world systems in the chosen area of specialization. Students will be required to gain hands-on experience with a major computer-based information system, and to prepare a report based on their experience detailing the features, applications and limitations of the system.

Term: Spring
Credits: 3.0
Pre/Co-requisite: MIS G5010

MIS G5030: Extended Project I

Course ID: MIS G5030
Course Name:Extended Project I
Description:
First of two courses providing an extended project option allowing students to complete a 6 credit project over two semesters. This option can be selected in lieu of MIS G5020 Project in Information Systems Management and one required course (other than MIS G5010). Department approval required.

Term: Student choice
Credits: 3.0
Pre/Co-requisite: MIS G5010

MIS G5031: Extended Project II

Course ID: MIS G5031
Course Name:Extended Project II
Description:
Continuation of MIS G5030 Extended Project I. Department approval required. Satisfies non-course requirement.

Term: Student choice
Credits: 3.0
Pre/Co-requisite: MIS G5010

CCNY
53 queries. 0.348 seconds.