Dec 01, 2021  
2011-2012 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2011-2012 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Course Information


 
  
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    COM 432 - Directing TV and Film


    Description:
    Examines director’s role and responsibilities, process of translating the written word into image and action; basics of camera–actor blocking; editing dialogue scenes; organizing production venues and logistics of in–studio and on–location programs.

    Prerequisites & Notes:
    Prerequisites: COM 322, COM 341, and senior standing. COM 346 is also a recommended prerequisite.

    Credits: (4)

    Notes:
    Combined lecture/workshop.
  
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    COM 440 - Corporate Media Production


    Description:
    A study of methods used in the conceptualization, design, and production of non-broadcast video programs. Consideration of management needs and training requirements.

    Prerequisites & Notes:
    Prerequisites: COM 341 and admission to either the communication studies, public relations, film and video studies, or journalism major.

    Credits: (4)

  
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    COM 441 - Documentary Production


    Description:
    Detailed analysis of the creative and technical elements of documentary production. Emphasizes “hands-on” application of production techniques for documentary storytelling from concept through to final product.

    Prerequisites & Notes:
    Prerequisites: COM 341 and admission to either the communication studies, public relations, film and video studies, or journalism major. COM 363 and ENG 363 is also a recommended prerequisite.

    Credits: (4)

    Consent
    My be repeated for credit.
    Notes:
    Combined lecture/workshop.
  
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    COM 442 - News Watch Reporting


    Description:
    Gather, write, and report news stories for newscasts and public affairs programs on Ellensburg Community Television cable channel 2, and CWU-TV, cable channel 15. Recommended: COM 341. Concurrent enrollment allowed in COM 342.

    Prerequisites & Notes:
    Prerequisite: COM 310 and admission to the communications or film and video study major.

    Credits: (2)

    Repeatable for Credit
    May be repeated up to 6 credits.
  
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    COM 446 - Convergence Publishing


    Description:
    Gather, write, and report news and feature stories for the web.

    Prerequisites & Notes:
    Prerequisite: admission to either the communication studies, public relations, film and video studies, or journalism major.

    Credits: (2)

    Repeatable for Credit
    May be repeated for credit.
  
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    COM 450 - Advanced Public Speaking


    Description:
    Preparation and delivery of specialized forms of public address. Writing speeches for others, advanced forms of style and support, and speeches for special occasions.

    Prerequisites & Notes:
    Prerequisite: COM 340 or COM 345, and admission to the communications major.

    Credits: (4)

  
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    COM 451 - Communication Analysis and Research


    Description:
    Theory and practice in and study of methodology for gathering and analyzing data on human communication. Behavior identification, instrument types and uses, and assessment strategies.

    Prerequisites & Notes:
    Prerequisites: COM 401 and admission to a communication major.

    Credits: (4)

  
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    COM 452 - Applied Video Production


    Description:
    Assist in producing newscasts, public affairs, and/or entertainment programs for Ellensburg Community Television, and KCWU-TV.

    Prerequisites & Notes:
    Prerequisite: COM 322.

    Credits: (1-2)

    Repeatable for Credit
    May be repeated up to 6 credits.
  
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    COM 456 - History and Practice of Convergent Gaming


    Description:
    Course emphasizes the design and practice of role-playing games with a significant focus on computer-based Massive Multi-user Online Role Play Games (MMORPGs). The course will look at the economics, culture, art, design, and history of the rapidly growing Role Playing Games market.

    Prerequisites & Notes:
    Prerequisite: admission to either the communication studies, public relations, film and video studies, or journalism major.

    Credits: (4)

  
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    COM 457 - Narrative Screenwriting II


    Description:
    Combined lecture/workshop providing in-depth study of the theory and practice of developing a screenplay and teleplay writing style. Topics include mood and tone, scene structure and description, gender, age, subgroup communication and dialog techniques, non-verbal communication, and rewriting.

    Prerequisites & Notes:
    Prerequisite: COM 367, and admission to the communication, English language and literature, or film and video studies major.

    Credits: (5)

  
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    COM 460 - Communication Law


    Description:
    Understanding legal issues for the communication professions including libel, slander, privacy, copyright, and First Amendment.

    Prerequisites & Notes:
    Prerequisites: COM 202, and admission to either the communication studies, public relations, film and video studies, or journalism major.

    Credits: (4)

  
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    COM 462 - NewsWatch Management


    Description:
    Administrative responsibilities for the production of NewsWatch and related public affairs programs on Ellensburg Community Television cable channel 2 and CWU-TV cable channel 15.

    Prerequisites & Notes:
    Prerequisite: COM 322, and COM 341, and COM 442 and admission to the communications or film and video study major.

    Credits: (2)

    Repeatable for Credit
    May be repeated up to 4 credits.
  
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    COM 465 - Communication and Organizational Leadership


    Description:
    This course builds on COM 365 and provides advanced study of communication within organizations and the role of communication in leadership. The course is designed for senior students who will apply previous course information to advanced projects and study.

    Prerequisites & Notes:
    Prerequisite: COM 365 and admission to the communications major.

    Credits: (4)

  
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    COM 466 - Investigative Reporting


    Description:
    This class teaches the skills needed to conceive, report, and write investigative stories based on documents, data, interviews to be published in newspapers, magazines, and online publications.

    Prerequisites & Notes:
    Prerequisites: COM 308 and admission to either the communication studies, public relations, or journalism major.

    Credits: (4)

  
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    COM 467 - Narrative Screenwriting III


    Description:
    Combined lecture/workshop providing in-depth study of the theory and practice of adaptations and alternative plots for screenplays and teleplays.

    Prerequisites & Notes:
    Prerequisite: COM 457 and admission to the communication, English language and literature, or film and video studies major.

    Credits: (5)

  
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    COM 468 - Observer


    Description:
    Reporting and photo assignments on the campus newspaper.

    Prerequisites & Notes:
    Prerequisite: COM 208.

    Credits: (1-2)

    Repeatable for Credit
    May be repeated up to 6 credits.
  
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    COM 469 - Media and Cultural Studies


    Description:
    Detailed examination of the media from the perspectives and insights of critical theoretical approaches ranging from the Frankfurt School, to cultural studies, to postmodern theory. Emphasis on unlocking the domains of meaning, value, politics, and ideology in the development of entertainment and information technology industries. COM 469 and COM 569 are equivalent courses; students may not receive credit for both.

    Credits: (4)

  
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    COM 470 - Public Relations Strategies


    Description:
    Creation of a public relations program for an organization, agency, or institution.

    Prerequisites & Notes:
    Prerequisites: COM 370 and admission to either the communication studies, film and video studies, public relations, or journalism major.

    Credits: (5)

  
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    COM 472 - Global Public Relations


    Description:
    This course studies public relations from a global perspective. It provides an international point of view for public relations theories, strategies, and practices. It also compares cultures and investigates the interaction of cultures from a cultural, social, political, and legal perspective.

    Prerequisites & Notes:
    Prerequisites: COM 370 and admission to either the communication studies, film and video studies, public relations, or journalism major.

    Credits: (4)

    Grading Basis
    Grade will either be S or U.
  
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    COM 473 - Corporate Reputation Management


    Description:
    Corporate reputation management is concerned with all of an organization’s stakeholders and the multifaceted way in which an organization communicates (customers, investors, employees, etc.).

    Prerequisites & Notes:
    Prerequisites: COM 270, COM 370, and admission to a communication studies major.

    Credits: (4)

  
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    COM 474 - Public Opinion


    Description:
    Monitoring, assessing, and managing public opinion.

    Prerequisites & Notes:
    Prerequisite: admission to either the communication studies, public relations, film and video studies, or journalism major.

    Credits: (4)

  
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    COM 475 - Public Relations and Advertising Management


    Description:
    Application of theory and concepts to managing public relations and advertising accounts.

    Prerequisites & Notes:
    Prerequisites: COM 470 and admission to either the communication studies, public relations, or journalism major.

    Credits: (4)

  
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    COM 478 - Advanced Newspaper Editing


    Description:
    Administrative responsibilities for students serving as editors of the campus newspaper. Variable credit with a maximum of 6 credits.

    Prerequisites & Notes:
    Prerequisites: COM 208, COM 347, and COM 468.

    Credits: (3-6)

    Repeatable for Credit
    May be repeated for credit.
  
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    COM 485 - Senior Seminar


    Description:
    A research project leading to a thesis.

    Prerequisites & Notes:
    Prerequisites: COM 401 and admission to a communication major.

    Credits: (4)

  
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    COM 486 - Advanced Journalism Seminar


    Description:
    Issues and skills in specialized journalistic situations. Seminar topics will change from quarter to quarter.

    Prerequisites & Notes:
    Prerequisites: COM 308 and admission to either the communication studies, public relations, or journalism major.

    Credits: (4)

    Repeatable for Credit
    May be repeated for up to 8 credits under a different subtitle.
  
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    COM 487 - Public Relations Professional Seminar


    Description:
    Advanced public relations seminar topics will change from quarter to quarter.

    Prerequisites & Notes:
    Prerequisites: COM 470 and admission to either the communication studies, public relations, or journalism major.

    Credits: (3)

    Repeatable for Credit
    May be repeated for credit.
  
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    COM 489 - Portfolio Assessment


    Description:
    End-of-program assessment activities. Preparation, presentation, and evaluation of a professional portfolio of work produced during the major.

    Prerequisites & Notes:
    Prerequisites: senior standing and admission to either the communication studies, public relations, or journalism major.

    Credits: (1)

  
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    Learning Agreement Forms

    COM 490 - Cooperative Education


    Description:
    Individual contract arrangement involving student, faculty, and cooperating agency to gain practical experience in communication.

    Credits: (1-12)

    Repeatable for Credit
    May be repeated for credit.
    Grading Basis
    Grade will either be S or U.
  
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    COM 491 - Workshop


    Credits: (1-6)

    Repeatable for Credit
    May be repeated for credit.
  
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    COM 492 - Communication Practicum


    Description:
    Faculty supervised applied and/or service learning experience for students pursuing a major or minor in the communication department.

    Prerequisites & Notes:
    Prerequisite: students must be admitted to communication studies, public relations, film & video studies or journalism major or minor in order to register for this course.

    Credits: (2)

    Repeatable for Credit
    May be repeated for up to 6 credits.
    Grading Basis
    Grade will either be S or U.
  
  
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    COM 498 - Special Topics


    Credits: (1-6)

  
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    COM 499 - Seminar


    Credits: (1-5)

  
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    CS 101 - Computer Basics


    Description:
    Integrated, project-based course using student-produced working materials in the form of a mini thesis. Microsoft Office tools are learned in a web-based practical application environment.

    Credits: (4)

    General Education Category
    Basic Skills 6 - Computer Fundamentals
  
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    CS 105 - The Logical Basis of Computing


    Description:
    Problem solving, algorithm development, complexity, computability. Representation of algorithms as computer programs, data, ecision and control inherent sources of error.

    Credits: (4)

    General Education Category
    Basic Skills 5 - Logic
  
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    CS 110 - Programming Fundamentals I


    Description:
    Fundamental concepts of programming from an object-oriented perspective. Classes, objects and methods, algorithm development, problem-solving techniques, basic control structures, primitive types and arrays.

    Credits: (4)

  
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    CS 111 - Programming Fundamentals II


    Description:
    Continuation of object-oriented programming concepts introduced in CS 110. Inheritance, exceptions, graphical user interfaces, recursion, and data structures.

    Prerequisites & Notes:
    Prerequisites: CS 110 and MATH 153.

    Credits: (4)

  
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    CS 112 - Foundations of Computer Science


    Description:
    Overview of the computer science profession including basic computer organization, algorithm development and analysis, computer data representation, computer applications, and social issues.

    Credits: (4)

  
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    CS 250 - Web Development Technologies I


    Description:
    Techniques for web software development including XHTML, style sheets, scripting languages, web databases, PHP, and ethical issues.

    Prerequisites & Notes:
    Prerequisite: CS 110.

    Credits: (4)

  
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    Learning Agreement Forms

    CS 290 - Cooperative Education


    Description:
    An individualized, contracted field experience with business, industry, government, or social service agencies. This contractual arrangement involves a student-learning plan, cooperating employer supervision, and faculty coordination.

    Credits: (1-5)

    Consent
    By permission.
    Repeatable for Credit
    May be repeated for credit.
    Grading Basis
    Grade will either be S or U.
  
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    CS 298 - Special Topics


    Credits: (1-6)

  
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    CS 301 - Data Structures


    Description:
    Introduction to data structures, simple list processing, basic searching and sorting techniques, stacks, queues, and trees.

    Prerequisites & Notes:
    Prerequisites: CS 111 and MATH 154.

    Credits: (4)

  
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    CS 302 - Advanced Data Structures and File Processing


    Description:
    Sequential, random access and indexed file organizations; B-trees; external searching and sorting; I/O buffering.

    Prerequisites & Notes:
    Prerequisites: CS 301 and MATH 172.

    Credits: (4)

  
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    CS 311 - Computer Architecture I


    Description:
    Introduction to computer architecture, data representations, assembly language, addressing techniques.

    Prerequisites & Notes:
    Prerequisite: CS 112.

    Credits: (4)

  
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    CS 312 - Computer Architecture II


    Description:
    Introduction to the structure of computers. Digital circuits, central processing units, memory, input/output processing, parallel architectures.

    Prerequisites & Notes:
    Prerequisites: CS 301 and CS 311.

    Credits: (4)

  
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    CS 325 - Technical Writing in Computer Science


    Description:
    Writing and editing technical material in computer science.

    Prerequisites & Notes:
    Prerequisites: ENG 102 and CS 301.

    Credits: (3)

  
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    CS 351 - Web Development Technologies II


    Description:
    Server-side technologies for web software development including programming languages, database access, e-commerce, testing, and ethical issues related to the web.

    Prerequisites & Notes:
    Prerequisite: CS 250.

    Credits: (4)

  
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    CS 352 - Web Development Technologies III


    Description:
    Advanced technologies for web software development, including XML and its related technologies: DTD, XML Schema, XSL, and XSLT, and other emerging technologies.

    Prerequisites & Notes:
    Prerequisite: CS 351.

    Credits: (4)

  
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    CS 361 - Principles of Language Design I


    Description:
    Topics will include evolution of programming languages, syntax and semantics, bindings, scoping, data types, assignment, control, and subprograms.

    Prerequisites & Notes:
    Prerequisite: CS 302.

    Credits: (4)

  
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    CS 362 - Principles of Language Design II


    Description:
    Topics will include abstract data types, parallel processing, object-oriented programming, exception handling functional programming, and logic programming.

    Prerequisites & Notes:
    Co- or prerequisite: MATH 260. Prerequisite: CS 361.

    Credits: (4)

  
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    CS 367 - Advanced Visual Basic Programming


    Description:
    Visual basic programming and applications. Topics will include advanced data structures, error trapping and debugging, advanced VB and ActiveX controls, macros, and databases.

    Credits: (4)

    Notes:
    Not intended for CS majors.
  
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    CS 370 - Introduction to the UNIX Operating System


    Description:
    The fundamental requirements, features and functions of the UNIX operating system. A UNIX-compatible OS will be used as a working model. Installation, configuration, setup, shell operations, and program development with the UNIX operating system.

    Prerequisites & Notes:
    Prerequisites: CS 301 and CS 311.

    Credits: (4)

  
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    CS 392 - Lab Experience in Teaching Computer Science


    Description:
    Supervised experience in developing procedures and techniques in teaching computer science.

    Credits: (1)

    Grading Basis
    Grade will either be S or U.
  
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    CS 420 - Database Management Systems


    Description:
    Logical aspects of database processing; concepts of organizing data into integrated databases; hierarchical, network, and relational approaches.

    Prerequisites & Notes:
    Prerequisites: MATH 330, CS 302, and CS 325.

    Credits: (4)

  
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    CS 427 - Algorithm Analysis


    Description:
    Topics will include basic algorithmic analysis, algorithmic strategies, fundamental computing algorithms, basic computability, the complexity classes P and NP, and advanced algorithmic analysis.

    Prerequisites & Notes:
    Prerequisites: CS 302, CS 325, and MATH 330 (minimum grade of C)

    Credits: (4)

  
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    CS 430 - Introduction to Computer Security


    Description:
    Introduction to the principles of computer security. Discussion of threats, intrusion, trust, protection, access control, and cryptography and implementation of security, confidentiality, and integrity policies.

    Prerequisites & Notes:
    Prerequisite: CS 312.

    Credits: (4)

  
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    CS 440 - Computer Graphics


    Description:
    Graphic I/O devices, two-dimensional and three-dimensional display techniques, display processors, clipping and windowing, hidden line removal, data structures for graphics.

    Prerequisites & Notes:
    Prerequisites: CS 302 and 325.

    Credits: (4)

  
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    CS 441 - Computer Graphics II


    Description:
    Advanced graphics in 3-D with vector tools. Topics include: transformations, affine transformations, changing coordinate system, drawing scenes, modeling shapes, solid modeling, and smooth objects.

    Prerequisites & Notes:
    Prerequisite: CS 440.

    Credits: (4)

  
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    CS 442 - Computer Vision


    Description:
    Computer vision includes image acquisition, preprocessing, segmentation (thresholding, edge- and region-based segmentation), shape representation, object recognition, motion analysis, object tracking, and 3-D scene reconstruction.

    Prerequisites & Notes:
    Prerequisite: CS 302.

    Credits: (4)

  
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    CS 446 - User Interface Design and Development


    Description:
    The relationship of user interface design to human-computer interaction. Types of user interfaces, methods of evaluation, user-centered design and task analysis, programming tools and environments, and hardware devices.

    Credits: (4)

  
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    CS 450 - Computer Network and Data Communications


    Description:
    Device protocols; network configurations; encryption; data compression and security; satellite networks.

    Prerequisites & Notes:
    Prerequisites: CS 301, 311, and 325.

    Credits: (4)

  
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    CS 455 - Artificial Intelligence


    Description:
    Introduction to the principles of artificial intelligence. Pattern matching, knowledge representation, natural language processing, expert systems.

    Prerequisites & Notes:
    Prerequisites: CS 302, CS 325, CS 362 and MATH 330.

    Credits: (4)

  
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    CS 456 - Data Mining


    Description:
    Introducing concepts, models, algorithms, and tools for solving data mining tasks; decision trees, time series, bayesian methods, k-nearest neighbors, and relational databases. CS 456 and CS 556 are equivalent courses; students may not receive credit for both.

    Prerequisites & Notes:
    Prerequisite: CS 420 and either  MATH 311 or BUS 221.

    Credits: (4)

  
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    CS 457 - Computational Intelligence


    Description:
    Introducing concepts, models, algorithms, and tools for development of intelligent systems: artificial neural networks, genetic algorithms, fuzzy systems, swarm intelligence and hybridizations of these techniques. CS 457 and CS 557 are equivalent courses; students may not receive credit for both.

    Prerequisites & Notes:
    Prerequisite: CS 302, CS 325, CS 362 and MATH 330.

    Credits: (4)

  
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    CS 458 - Artificial Intelligence Project


    Description:
    Implementation of a significant project relating to artificial intelligence.

    Prerequisites & Notes:
    Prerequisites: CS 325 and 455.

    Credits: (2)

  
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    CS 463 - Design Patterns


    Description:
    Design patterns are reusable solutions to common problems when engineering computer software. Topics include the command pattern, visitor pattern, strategy pattern, and factory pattern.

    Prerequisites & Notes:
    Prerequisite: CS 302.

    Credits: (4)

  
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    CS 465 - Compiler Design


    Description:
    Theory of compiler construction and computer language design; students write a compiler.

    Prerequisites & Notes:
    Prerequisites: CS 325 and 362.

    Credits: (4)

  
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    CS 470 - Operating Systems


    Description:
    Topics will include principles of operating systems, concurrency, scheduling and dispatch, memory management, processes and threads, device management, security and protection, and file systems.

    Prerequisites & Notes:
    Prerequisites: CS 302, 312, and 325.

    Credits: (4)

  
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    CS 473 - Parallel Computing


    Description:
    Major parallel architectures and languages. Parallel programming methodologies and applications. CS 473 and CS 573 are equivalent courses; students may not receive credit for both.

    Prerequisites & Notes:
    Prerequisites: CS 325 and CS 470.

    Credits: (4)

  
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    CS 474 - Peer-to-Peer Systems


    Description:
    The course gives a broad overview of current techniques used within peer-to-peer distributed systems. Peer-to-peer mechanisms can be used to access any kind of distributed resources and offer new possibilities for Internet-based applications.

    Prerequisites & Notes:
    Prerequisite: CS 302.

    Credits: (4)

  
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    CS 480 - Software Engineering


    Description:
    The software development process: user requirements, specifications, design, coding, testing, maintenance, documentation and management; students work in teams to develop large software projects.

    Prerequisites & Notes:
    Prerequisites: CS 325, CS 420 and senior standing.

    Credits: (4)

  
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    CS 481 - Software Engineering Project


    Description:
    Continuation of coding, testing, and implementation phases of project begun in CS 480.

    Prerequisites & Notes:
    Prerequisites: CS 325 and 480.

    Credits: (4)

  
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    CS 489 - Senior Colloquium


    Description:
    Introduction to research in computer science through investigation of ethical and historical topics in the field. End-of-major assessment activities.

    Prerequisites & Notes:
    Prerequisites: CS 325 and senior standing.

    Credits: (1)

  
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    Learning Agreement Forms

    CS 490 - Cooperative Education


    Description:
    An individualized contracted field experience with business, industry, government, or social service agencies. This contractual arrangement involves a student learning plan, cooperating employer supervision, and faculty coordination.

    Credits: (1-12)

    Consent
    By permission.
    Repeatable for Credit
    May be repeated for credit.
    Grading Basis
    Grade will either be S or U.
  
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    CS 491 - Workshop


    Credits: (1-6)

    Repeatable for Credit
    Yes
    Grading Basis
    GRD
  
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    CS 492 - Laboratory Experience in Teaching Computer Science


    Description:
    Supervised progressive experience in developing procedures and techniques in teaching computer science.

    Credits: (1-2)

    Repeatable for Credit
    May be repeated up to 15 credits.
    Grading Basis
    Grade will either be S or U.
  
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    CS 493 - Practicum


    Description:
    Supervised progressive experience in management, operation, programming, or systems work in one of the university’s computing centers.

    Credits: (1-5)

    Repeatable for Credit
    May be repeated for credit.
  
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    CS 495 - Directed Research


    Credits: (1-6)

    Consent
    By permission.
    Repeatable for Credit
    May be repeated up to 12 credits.
  
  
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    CS 498 - Special Topics


    Credits: (1-6)

  
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    CS 499 - Seminar


    Credits: (1-5)

  
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    CTE 292 - Work-site Learning Practicum


    Description:
    One university credit is awarded for every 40 hours of work experience. Practicum may be paid or unpaid.

    Prerequisites & Notes:
    Prerequisite: Successful acceptance into a CTE work-site learning program.

    Credits: (1-12)

  
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    DHC 140 - Humanistic Understanding I


    Description:
    Variable topic. Courses in the humanities focuses on the analysis and interpretation of human stories of the past, present, and future in order to understand the processes of continuity and change in individuals and cultures through both documented and imaginative accounts.

    Prerequisites & Notes:
    Prerequisite: admission to the Douglas Honors College.

    Credits: (5)

    Repeatable for Credit
    May be repeated for credit.
  
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    DHC 141 - Humanistic Understanding II


    Description:
    Variable topic. Courses in the humanities focuses on the analysis and interpretation of human stories of the past, present, and future in order to understand the processes of continuity and change in individuals and cultures through both documented and imaginative accounts.

    Prerequisites & Notes:
    Prerequisite: admission to the Douglas Honors College.

    Credits: (5)

    Repeatable for Credit
    May be repeated for credit.
  
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    DHC 150 - Aesthetic Experience I


    Description:
    Variable topic. Courses in this area explore questions about the nature of art; to understand, interrogate, and engage in the creative process; and to explore the connections between art, culture, and history.

    Prerequisites & Notes:
    Prerequisite: admission to the Douglas Honors College.

    Credits: (5)

    Repeatable for Credit
    May be repeated for credit.
  
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    DHC 151 - Aesthetic Experience II


    Description:
    Variable topic. Courses in this area explore questions about the nature of art; to understand, interrogate, and engage in the creative process; and to explore the connections between art, culture, and history.

    Prerequisites & Notes:
    Prerequisite: admission to the Douglas Honors College.

    Credits: (5)

    Repeatable for Credit
    May be repeated for credit.
  
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    DHC 160 - Physical and Biological Systems I


    Description:
    Variable topic. Courses in this area study physical and life systems, provide basic methods for rigorously describing the natural world, or treat social, economic, technological, ethical, or other implications of natural phenomena.

    Prerequisites & Notes:
    Prerequisite: admission to the Douglas Honors College.

    Credits: (5)

    Repeatable for Credit
    May be repeated for credit.
  
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    DHC 161 - Physical and Biological Systems II


    Description:
    Variable topic. Courses in this area study physical and life systems, provide basic methods for rigorously describing the natural world, or treat social, economic, technological, ethical or other implications of natural phenomena. Students will perform scientific inquiry and experimentation in a laboratory setting.

    Prerequisites & Notes:
    Prerequisite: admission to the Douglas Honors College.

    Credits: (5)

    Repeatable for Credit
    May be repeated for credit.
  
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    DHC 250 - Social and Behavioral Dynamics I


    Description:
    Variable Topic. Courses focus on how individuals, cultures, and societies operate and evolve and introduce disciplined ways of thinking about individuals and groups.

    Prerequisites & Notes:
    Prerequisite: admission to the Douglas Honors College.

    Credits: (5)

    Repeatable for Credit
    May be repeated for credit.
  
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    DHC 251 - Social and Behavioral Dynamics II


    Description:
    Variable topic. Courses focus on how individuals, cultures, and societies operate and evolve and introduce disciplined ways of thinking about individuals and groups.

    Prerequisites & Notes:
    Prerequisite: admission to the Douglas Honors College.

    Credits: (5)

    Repeatable for Credit
    May be repeated for credit.
  
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    DHC 260 - Cultural Competence I


    Description:
    Variable topic. Courses focus on negotiating cultural differences by applying appropriate patterns of understanding and behavior in culturally diverse settings. Courses focus on one or more non-dominant cultures or peoples of the United States.

    Prerequisites & Notes:
    Prerequisite: admission to the Douglas Honors College.

    Credits: (5)

    Repeatable for Credit
    May be repeated for credit.
  
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    DHC 261 - Cultural Competence II


    Description:
    Variable topic. Courses focus on negotiating cultural differences by applying appropriate patterns of understanding and behavior in culturally diverse settings. Courses focus on comparative cultures across national and continental boundaries.

    Prerequisites & Notes:
    Prerequisite: admission to the Douglas Honors College.

    Credits: (5)

    Repeatable for Credit
    May be repeated for credit.
  
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    DHC 270 - Integrated Learning


    Description:
    Variable topic. Courses take an interdisciplinary approach to examining social, economic, technological, ethical, cultural, or aesthetic implications of knowledge. In addition to department courses that embrace multiple disciplines, these opportunities include learning community service learning and international studies courses.

    Prerequisites & Notes:
    Prerequisite: admission to the Douglas Honors College.

    Credits: (5)

    Repeatable for Credit
    May be repeated for credit.
  
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    DHC 290 - Cooperative Education


    Description:
    An individualized contracted field experience with business, industry, government, or social service agencies. Requires a student learning plan, cooperating employer supervision, and faculty coordination.

    Credits: (1-6)

    Consent
    By permission.
    Repeatable for Credit
    May be repeated for credit.
    Grading Basis
    Grade will either be S or U.
  
  
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    DHC 298 - Special Topics


    Credits: (1-6)

  
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    DHC 301 - Honors Seminar: Elements of Arts and Humanities Research


    Description:
    An exploration of arts and humanities research from a multidisciplinary perspective, including the formulation of a research question, organization of a research process, and preparation of DHC thesis or creative project proposal.

    Prerequisites & Notes:
    Prerequisite: admission to the Douglas Honors College.

    Credits: (2)

    Consent
    By permission.
    General Education Category
    Yes
  
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    DHC 380 - History of Science


    Description:
    Introduction to major themes in the history of science. Investigation of historical and scientific methods through the study of particular historical cases.

    Prerequisites & Notes:
    Prerequisites: junior standing and admission to the Douglas Honors College.

    Credits: (5)

    Repeatable for Credit
    May be repeated for credit.
  
  
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    DHC 398 - Special Topics


    Credits: (1-6)

 

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