Current Term Classes - Information Technology

Spring 2018

Class registration opens on December 1. 

The School of Continuing and Professional Studies may cancel, modify, or make substitutions for any published class or program, may change instructors, and may change the dates and times a class is offered. The information published here and in the catalog is subject to change.  For the most up-to-date and complete information, please use the SIS Class Search.  

IT 3220: Strategic Business Value of Information Technology
Online Asynchronous* | Available Jan 17-May 1 | Synchronous Sessions, Thursdays 7-8pm.  
Focuses on how to assess the value of IT investments and align technical strategies with business strategies. Introduces Porter’s Five Forces Model, the value chain, technology payoff metrics, and risk analysis. Explores ways to leverage disruptive technologies for competitive advantage. 
Lisa Wentzel | 3 UG credits | Required

IT 3240: Enterprise Systems Architecture and Design
Online Asynchronous* | Available Jan 17-May 1 | Synchronous Sessions, TBD.  
Applies common frameworks and methodologies to the examination of enterprise system architecture needs.  Includes coverage of the systems development life cycle and the methodologies in use characterized by their varying degrees of iteration, structure, and user involvement. Emphasizes analytical and design concepts and related tools such as use cases and Unified Modeling Language. 
Donald Chisholm | 3 UG credits | Required

IT 4400: Web Application Development - Building Dynamic Websites
Online Asynchronous* | Available Jan 17-May 1 | Synchronous Sessions, Thursdays 7-8pm.  
This course serves as a capstone course to be taken after all other required courses in the program.  Using a project-based approach, students will develop Web applications using the PHP scripting language and MySQL databases. Topics include PHP scripting, data-driven interactivity, writing secure PHP programs, and code frameworks.
Michael Vito | 3 UG credits | Required

*Some online, asynchronous courses include synchronous sessions. Attendance at these live synchronous sessions is strongly encouraged, but each session will be recorded for students’ future listening (at no penalty) if they are not able to attend the live session.