Business Informatics Curriculum
Business Core Courses
To assure a minimum level of competence in all functional areas of business, the College of Business requires each Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) student to complete the 48 credit hours of business core courses as outlined in the course catalog.
Financial accounting processes
Analyzing and recording transactions
Preparing financial statements
Introduction to Business & Professional Development
Business concepts and careers
Introduction to the major functional areas of business
Analysis of supply and demand
Examining roles of governmental spending and taxation
Consumer behavior and the behavior of firms
Government’s role in a market economy
Techniques and tools used in spreadsheets
Time value of money, security valuation, capital investment analysis
Cost of capital, capital structure, and dividend policy
Legal environment of organizations
Introduction to marketing’s function in business
Analysis of product, pricing, promotion and distribution
INFO 1181 Informatics and Programming I: 3 semester hours.
Problem-solving methods and algorithm development with an emphasis on programming style with Java or C#. Includes Secure Software Concepts, such as what constitutes secure software and what design aspects to take into consideration to construct resilient software. Equivalent to CS 1181. Satisfies Objective 7 of the General Education Requirements. PRE-or-COREQ: MATH 1143 or MATH 1147. F, S
INFO 1182 Informatics and Programming II: 3 semester hours.
Object-oriented programming in the context of design, using OO principles and UML diagrams. Includes Secure Software Concepts, such as what constitutes secure software and what design aspects to take into consideration to construct resilient software. PREREQ: INFO 1181/CS 1181. F,S
CS 1182 Computer Science and Programming II: 3 semester hours.
Object-oriented programming and design. Sorting and searching. Recursion. Event-driven programming. UML class-diagrams. Secure software design/coding concepts for resilient software systems. PREREQ: CS 1181/INFO 1181. S
INFO 2220 Web Development:Client-Side Programming: 3 semester hours.
INFO 3307 Systems Analysis and Design: 3 semester hours.
Develops systems analysis skills using proven techniques, prototyping, and structured analysis and design phases of the systems development life cycle. The course emphasizes Secure Software Design, which includes secure design elements, software architecture, secure design review, and threat modeling. Requirements gathering is emphasized, including secure software requirements gathering to capture all of the security requirements from various stakeholders and understand the sources and processes needed to ensure a more effective design. PREREQ: INFO 1181/CS 1181 or INFO 3303. D
INFO 4407 Database Design and Implementation: 3 semester hours.
Covers multi-user relational database management systems, stored procedures, SQL, transaction processing, etc. The course emphasizes Secure Software Design, which includes secure design elements, software architecture, secure design review, and threat modeling. PREREQ: INFO 3307 and either INFO 1182 or CS 1182. D
INFO 4430 Web Application Development: 3 semester hours.
Focuses on the development of dynamic, online applications using a programming language like PHP or ASP.Net and a relational database. The course will consider Secure Software Implementation/Coding, which involves secure coding practices, avoiding vulnerabilities, and reviewing code to ensure that there are no errors in the code or security controls. PREREQ: INFO 2220. PRE-or-COREQ: INFO 4407. D
INFO 4482 Systems Development and Implementation Methodologies: 3 semester hours.
This course presents the process of software development and the methodologies to lower development costs, increase software reliability, decrease development time and ensure application development success. An overview and comparison of traditional and modern methods of software development are presented. PREREQ: INFO 4407 or CS 4451. PRE-or-COREQ: INFO 4430 or CS 4440. D
Significant business experience coordinated by the faculty to provide broad exposure to informatics issues. Letter grade assigned. F, S
Total Credits - 30
* INFO 4493 will meet the College of Business applied educational requirement.
College of Business 3393 internships and College of Business Core Courses do not count toward the 30 credit hour major course requirement. However, 3393 internships may be taken to meet the College of Business applied educational requirement.