Systems Analysis & Design
In this course, students will explore and become familiar with various concepts, principles, and stages of computer-based information systems analysis and design. Students will be exposed to and learn about the groups of people involved in systems development and the different methods, tools, and techniques used in systems analysis and design. Feasibility study, requirements definition and design and development documentation will be covered. The system development life cycle, prototyping, data modeling, and user involvement will also be covered.
Data Communication Networks
This program can help graduates prepare to design, deploy and manage data communication systems and infrastructures. Courses are designed to address challenges in understanding and applying various solutions to help user organizations achieve their business goals with effective use of data communication technologies of choice. The technical content focuses on theories and applications of various popular data communication technologies and platforms. The curriculum builds upon topics of networking and internetworking standards and protocols, routing, switching, capacity planning, traffic engineering, Web technologies, network service integration, and various configurations that enable desired functions in given systems. The coursework offers a foundation in communication theories through the study of subjects such as data and networking communications, technical mathematics, theories and analyses in areas of integrated network systems and services, database functions and administration, and lifelong learning subjects.
Advanced Programming with Visual Basic
This hands-on course covers how to develop windowing application programs using Visual Basic 6.0. It introduces the event-driven programming concepts, the Visual Basic environment and features, and the development of database applications using Visual Basic features. It emphasizes the rapid development of windowing applications. You will gain the skills and knowledge needed to develop Microsoft windowing applications using Visual Basic version 6.0. You will develop several projects, including database applications.
Management Information system
Management Information Systems in Business is the first in a series of courses you could take to develop your background in the use of computers in business. This course is introductory in nature and therefore will deal with the basics in several areas of information systems and management. If, upon completion of this course, you have the desire to extend your education, you might want to look into College programs related to Management Information Systems, Computer Information Systems or Computer Science
E-Commerce Marketing & Technology
E-commerce coverage offering an up-to-date syllabus, it is relevant to market needs and offers students the choice of a career in IT or a direct pathway to a degree. A major driving force behind many recent internet-related developments, e-commerce offers immense gains for those who can exploit the commercial potential of this medium. The course is designed to help students to design, create, and manage their own internet business and operate it in a virtual economy within a competitive marketplace.
The factors necessary for successful management of system development or enhancement projects are covered in this course. Both technical and behavioral aspects of project management are discussed. The focus is on management of development for enterprise-level systems. This is a capstone course which includes elements of incorporating such functional areas as finance, marketing, and production in the project.
The Final unit provides students with practical experience in the planning, analysis, design, documentation, development, testing, implementation and project management of a computer-based system. The skills acquired with enable them to play a significant role in a systems development project.