AC 325 Accounting Principles & Mgmt Concepts (3.00)
Introduces accounting principles, procedures and reports used in business decision-making. Focuses on tools to determine cost, profitability, and equity; manage cash; assess business performance; plan for future operations; and examine key ethics issues. This course may not be substituted for AC 320A and AC 320B, although students may elect to take AC 320A and AC 320B in place of AC 325. In addition, AC 325 does not meet the pre-requisite requirements for the MSA programs, but may meet the pre-requisite requirement for the MBA program with permission of the Academic Advisor.
BA 300 Business Systms in a Sustainable Society (3.00)
Applies individual skills in a systems approach to business, probes individual and organizational functional dependencies, and responsibility to internal and external stakeholders in the context of social responsibility, sustainable growth, and the Jesuit world view questioning 'How ought we to live?'
CIS 206 Business Software Applications (3.00)
Introduces software typically used in business or professional environments. Emphasizes the application of software tools to business needs.
Cross listing(s): BA 206 CS 206.
CIS 300 Foundations of Information Technology (3.00)
Introduction to contemporary information technology and information systems concepts. Focuses on people, software, hardware, data, and communication technologies, and how these components can be integrated and managed to create business competitive advantage.
CIS 313 Introduction to Database Concepts (3.00)
Introduces database concepts and technology. Enables the student to become a knowledgeable end-user of database management systems and to appreciate the roles of database designers, managers, and administrators. Provides an understanding of the usage of databases in the information system of an organization. Topics include entity-relationship models, logical and physical database designs, queries, SQL, transaction processing, concurrency control, recovery techniques, and emerging trends in database systems.
CIS 318 Ethics for the IT Professional (3.00)
Focuses on ethical problems that arise in the Information Technology world. Explores the areas of IT crime, privacy, intellectual property, software development, and employer/employee issues. Introduces the codes of ethics for various IT professional associations and organizations.
CIS 325 Systems Analysis and Design (3.00)
Studies the analysis and design of computer based information systems. Considers transformation processes and comprehensive design. Includes advanced technology, emphasizing expert and knowledge-based systems. Considers human resources, communications and computers in a systems framework.
CIS 445 Database Management (3.00)
Introduces the theory of database design. Discusses techniques of database systems implementation, physical file organization, data integrity, security techniques, and management of the database environment. Explores data structures used in databases, database management, and data communications.
Cross listing(s): CS 445 CIS 445.
CIS 448 Info. Technology Project Management (3.00)
Introduces management of Information Technology projects, including management of personnel resources and materials resources. Techniques for establishing goals and realistic timelines for delivery of an Information Technology project are also implemented.
CIS 455 Management Information Systems (3.00)
Explores organizational and technical theories of management information systems. Provides a framework for management theory and organization theory. Examines management information system technology and its physical and logical components. Introduces decision support and expert systems.
CIS 457 Business Process Reengineering (3.00)
Introduces the main concepts underlying Business Process Reengineering (BPR). Covers the capabilities of inter-organizational information systems aimed at streamlining and integrating supply chains, explains the enabling role or information technology (IT), and demonstrates the application of IT capabilities over the redesign of inter-organizational business processes.
Pre-requisite: TAKE CIS*425;
CIS 458 Business Process Management (3.00)
Introduces key concepts and approaches to business process management and improvement. Examines how to identify, document, model, assess, and improve core business processes. Hands-on experience with SAP ERP software.
Pre-requisite: TAKE CIS*325;
CIS 460 Decision Support Systems (3.00)
Studies decision support systems representing recent advances in computer-based information systems. Studies how the decision support system differs from earlier information systems. Analyzes the historic development of information systems and the design and the implementation of decision support systems. Assesses decision support systems from the user's perspective.
CIS 461 Business Intelligence (3.00)
Introduces business intelligence techniques for transforming structured/unstructured data into meaningful information in order to gain competitive advantage. Explores the managerial, strategic and technical issues associated with developing/deploying business intelligence and analytics solutions.
Pre-requisite: TAKE CIS*455, CS*445 OR CIS*313;
CIS 463 E-Commerce Technology Management (3.00)
Introduces concepts of electronic commerce and technologies employed. Covers catalysts for e-commerce (B2B and B2C), the convergence of technological challenges, legal and regulatory frameworks, behavior and educational challenges, organization and business barriers, and strategies for e-commerce.
CIS 464 Enterprise Systems (3.00)
Provides an understanding of the managerial/technical issues in planning, designing, and implementing enterprise systems. Demonstrates the integration of information and business processes across functional areas into a unified system. Hands-on experience with SAP ERP software.
CIS 480 Managing Tech for Business Strategies (3.00)
Provides executive perspective on management information systems, systems analysis and database management. Develops an understanding of strategic issues underlying information systems technical issues in developing systems. Covers strategic issues related to critical business success factors. Includes information's role in competition, industry leadership, and business planning. Covers alternative development methods and addresses issues of databases, projected management, and functional management. NOTE: Not for CIS majors.
Cross listing(s): BA 479 CS 480.
CIS 493 Senior Capstone (3.00)
Provides the culminating experience of the major, focusing on integration and application of theory. Must be completed as graded course work at Regis University.
Cross listing(s): CN 493 CS 493.
CS 208 Computer Science Fundamentals (3.00)
Provides an introduction to Computer Science/Computer Information Systems. Includes numbering systems, mathematical and logical binary operations, basic concepts of computer organization, and operating systems. Introduces systems analysis and design, management information systems, databases, networking, assembly and high-level language program development environments.
CS 361 Control Structures (3.00)
Develops a precise and logical methodology for problem solving and reducing solutions to algorithmic format. Introduces the concepts and methodologies of structured programming and design. Demonstrates the uses, abuses, and best practices of sequential, selection, iterative, recursive, and subprogram control structures. NOTE: Credit may be awarded for CS 241 or CS 361, not both.
Cross listing(s): CS 241.
CS 362 Data Structures (3.00)
Combines concepts discussed in CS 361, computer programming and design, with structural programming and design. Examines data structures including arrays, structures, linked lists, queues, stacks, file organization along with file processing and algorithms used in problem solving. Emphasizes sound programming practices. NOTE: Credit may be awarded for CS 362 or CS 341, not both.
Cross listing(s): CS 341.
CS 432 Modern Software Engineering (3.00)
Introduces modern software engineering using the object-oriented paradigm. Develops and object model for use in object-oriented analysis, design, and programming. Topics include object modeling, UML, object-oriented analysis and design.
Pre-requisite: TAKE CS*208 CS*362;
CS 434 Object-Oriented Programming Using Java (3.00)
Introduces the Java programming language and application of object-oriented programming principles to the solution of contemporary software engineering problems, including Graphical User interfaces, Design Patterns, and Platform-Based Development (tablets, smart phones, and servers).
Pre-requisite: TAKE CS*208 CS*362;
CS 450 Data Networks (3.00)
Provides the concepts and terminology of data communications and network design. Includes transmission techniques, network topologies, protocols, security network control and network architectures.
Pre-requisite: TAKE CS*208 CS*362;
MSCC 610 Information Technology Concepts (3.00)
Introduces information systems concepts, architectures, and technologies. Emphasizes information systems resources needed to meet organizational mission and objectives. Focuses on information systems from business viewpoint including processes, value proposition, and different types of information systems.
MSCC 697 Information Technology Research Methods (3.00)
Concentrates on project management, proposal preparation, research and thesis writing. Deliverable include abstract proposal outline and research plan. Students research and develop project proposals that are then approved by the faculty.
Pre-requisite: TAKE MSCC*610;
MT 270 Introduction to Statistics (3.00)
Presents standard topics in introductory statistics for students whose major is not mathematics. Topics include descriptive statistic, probability distributions, estimations, hypothesis testing, linear regression and correlation and other topics.
Cross listing(s): BA CITI MT 270C.
MT 320 Introduction to Discrete Mathematics (3.00)
Introduces mathematical tools used by computer scientists with an emphasis on developing problems solving abilities. Topics include machine logic, set theory, Boolean algebra, mathematical induction, and data structures.