Apr 13, 2024  
The University of North Carolina at Pembroke 2019-2020 Catalog 
    
The University of North Carolina at Pembroke 2019-2020 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Course Descriptions


 

History

  
  • HST 2140. Introduction to British Studies (3 credits)


    This course offers an inter-disciplinary study of the broad topic of British Studies. It examines and discusses a number of texts concerned with and describing the religious, cultural, literary, and social evolution of Great Britain within the context of an historical survey.

  
  • HST 2220. Introduction to Asian Studies (3 credits)


    Crosslisted: (PHI 2220/PLS 2220)
    An introduction to the field of Asian Studies through an interdisciplinary perspective combining history, politics, economics, philosophy, and culture using a variety of theories, methodologies, and sources (textbook, book chapters, articles, literature). The course focuses on East Asia (China, Japan, Korea) but will also include India, Southeast Asia, and other countries. PREREQ: C or better in ENG 1050.

  
  • HST 3000. Historical Practice and Theory (3 credits)


    Development of concepts and skills essential to the work of professional historians. This course addresses the following topics: the nature and types of history; the critical reading and analysis of primary and secondary sources; efficient and ethical research practices; writing skills; documentation style; and presentation and public speaking skills. Common readings and research assignments will reflect the instructor’s area[s] of expertise. The course is required for History and Social Studies Education majors, and it should be taken at the end of the sophomore or beginning of the junior year. This course is designed to prepare students for success in all advanced History courses. This course also fulfills the Writing in the Discipline (WD) requirement. PREREQ: ENG 1060  AND at least two of the following courses: HON 2000 , HST 1010 , HST 1020 , HST 1030 , HST 1100 , HST 1110 , HST 1140 , HST 1150 , HST 1200 , HST 2010 , or HST 2140 ; or permission of instructor.

  
  • HST 3028. Cultural and Religious History of China (3 credits)


    Crosslisted: (REL 3028)
    The course introduces students to the diverse religious traditions of China within the context of Chinese culture, in particular the interaction between religion, culture, and society throughout the nation’s history. It reviews (1) the major concepts and ideas of each religion; (2) the historical background of the emergence or transmission of each religion; and (3) some facets that religions played out in the cultural and political life of China.

  
  • HST 3029. Cultural and Religious History of Korea and Japan (3 credits)


    Crosslisted: (REL 3029)
    The course introduces students to the diverse religious traditions of Korea and Japan: Confucianism, Buddhism, Shamanism, Christianity, Shintoism, and various new religions. The course considers these traditions within the context of their culture, in particular the interaction between religion, culture, and society throughout the history of the two countries. The course reviews (1) the major concepts and ideas of each religion; (2) the historical background of the emergence or transmission of each religion; and (3) some facets that religions played out in the cultural and political life of Korea and Japan.

  
  • HST 3050. The American Colonies (3 credits)


    This course examines British North America from the founding of its colonies to the conclusion of the French and Indian War. It focuses on Britain’s exploration and settlement of North America, the Anglo-American relationship, the forces shaping the colonies’ development, the evolution of American politics, the impact of war, and the nature of intellectual and spiritual life.

  
  • HST 3060. Revolution and the Young Republic (3 credits)


    Between 1763 and 1815, Americans fought two major wars, won their independence, established one national government only to replace it by another, expanded rapidly into the west, and laid the foundation for a lasting democracy. This course examines the origins and impact of the American Revolution, constitution and nation-making, the evolving political culture, and the meaning of the Revolution for various groups in the early republic.

  
  • HST 3070. Jacksonian America (3 credits)


    This course explores life in the United States between 1815 and 1848, tracing the origins of economic, political, and social trends that shaped the country well into the twentieth century. Main areas of inquiry include early industrialization, the growth of a nationwide transportation network, the emergence of a popular political culture and flourishing two-party system, the origins of a distinct middle-class identity and lifestyle, religious and social reform, the expansion of slavery, and the causes and consequences of “Manifest Destiny.”

  
  • HST 3100. Civil War and Reconstruction (3 credits)


    The course addresses the pivotal events in the two decades before the first shot of the Civil War was fired, the military, political, and social history of the Civil War, and the aftermath of emancipation in the southern states. In addition, attention is paid to the Reconstruction era when the southern states constructed new governments and reentered the Union.

  
  • HST 3140. The Gilded Age and Progressive Era (3 credits)


    In the years 1877-1919, the United States initiated a rapid transition form an agricultural nation to an industrialized one. This course will examine the construction of railroads, the rise of business tycoons, eruptions of labor unrest, and the arrival of millions of European immigrants. Two significant political movements, Populism and Progressivism, emerged to grapple with these changes and greatly influenced subsequent political ideas.

  
  • HST 3150. Interwar America (3 credits)


    This class explores how America dealt with the challenges facing a newly modernized nation between the First World War and the Second World War. Included in this conversation are political developments and a new role in global affairs; the creation of a mass society, culture, and economy; confronting the problems of consumer society’s prosperity and its collapse into the Great Depression; and debating what role, if any, America must play in the larger world in the face of World War II.

  
  • HST 3160. Recent America, 1945‑Present (3 credits)


    An analysis of political, economic, and social conditions since 1945.

  
  • HST 3170. History of North Carolina (3 credits)


    A study of selected phases of the development of North Carolina from its colonial beginnings to the present.

  
  • HST 3210. Ancient History (3 credits)


    A survey of ancient history from the beginnings of civilization to A.D. 500.

  
  • HST 3230. The Middle Ages (3 credits)


    A survey of the development of western cultures from the fall of Rome to the Renaissance.

  
  • HST 3260. Indians of the Southeast (3 credits)


    Crosslisted: (AIS 3260)
    A thorough examination of the history, culture, interaction, and present condition of the major tribes of southeastern America.

  
  • HST 3270. Early Modern Europe, 1500‑1789 (3 credits)


    A survey of European history from the Renaissance to the French Revolution.

  
  • HST 3290. Revolution, Liberalism, and Nationalism in Europe, 1789‑1914 (3 credits)


    A survey of European civilization from the French Revolution to the outbreak of the First World War.

  
  • HST 3320. Twentieth Century Europe (3 credits)


    A study of conflict and cooperation in an era of global war, with emphasis on the interaction of democracy, communism, fascism, and imperialism.

  
  • HST 3370. Modern European Economic and Social History (3 credits)


    A survey of the European economy and social classes from the birth of capitalism to the present.

  
  • HST 3410. U.S. Economic History (3 credits)


    Crosslisted: (ECN 3410)
    A thematic study of the economy of the United States from colonization to the present.

  
  • HST 3440. History of Modern East Asia (3 credits)


    A history of China, Japan, and Korea, with special attention to the problems of modernization.

  
  • HST 3450. The United States and East Asia (3 credits)


    A study of the major factors and the processes concerning American involvement in the Far East from the beginning of the Republic to the present; to include the nature of the international system in the Far East and changing American interest and policies in the region.

  
  • HST 3550. China: Confucius to the Ming Dynasty (3 credits)


    This course is an overview of Chinese civilization from the time of Confucius during the Axial Age of world history to the Ming Dynasty (1368-1644). Students will consider what forces came together to produce Chinese civilization and how they contributed to the formation of the notion of “Chineseness” over time, as well as the roles of intellectual or philosophical thinkers in the development of Chinese cultural tradition and the values, ideals, and folk traditions of ordinary Chinese people.

  
  • HST 3560. State and Society in East Asia (3 credits)


    By focusing on both China and Japan during the medieval and Early Modern periods of world history, this course will require students to learn about the existence and subsistence of peasants and commoners during the period known as the “Little Ice Age.” It also focuses on some of the critical issues facing ruling elites during this same period; namely how to govern and provision the state and its subjects, as well as the role of ritual and the function of military life.

  
  • HST 3610. African‑American History to 1863 (3 credits)


    The course begins with a discussion of modern slavery and its introduction into the Western Hemisphere with special emphasis on the continent of North America. In addition, it examines the differing patterns of slavery in the north and south, slave revolts, and slave culture until Emancipation in 1863.

  
  • HST 3620. African‑American History Since Emancipation (3 credits)


    The course starts with the Emancipation Proclamation and traces the triumphs and challenges encountered by African Americans during Reconstruction and studies the emergence of Jim Crow legislation in the South. Attention is also devoted to the creation of various civil rights organizations and leaders, key Supreme Court decisions, federal laws, and the turbulent decade of the 1960s, and the modern civil rights movement.

  
  • HST 3640. Civil Rights Movement (3 credits)


    This course will trace the contours of the Civil Rights Movement of the mid-20th century United States, including actions by African Americans, American Indians, Hispanic Americans, women, and gay and lesbian Americans. Students will explore the issues, events, conflicts, historical actors, and scholarly interpretations of these inter- and intra-related movements.

  
  • HST 3720. History of South Asia (3 credits)


    A study of the Indian subcontinent with an emphasis on cultural, social, and economic aspects; the Moslem and Mogul eras; the British period; and events since 1945.

  
  • HST 3730. Comparative Asian Civilizations (3 credits)


    A comparative survey of the development of Asian civilizations from the Neolithic Age to the present.

  
  • HST 3740. History of Islam (3 credits)


    An historical study of the development and growth of Islam from its origins to the present with an emphasis on its expansion into Asia, North Africa, sub‑Sahara Africa, and Eastern Europe.

  
  • HST 3750. History of Sub‑Sahara Africa (3 credits)


    An exploration of the political, social, and economic history of sub‑Sahara African civilizations from antiquity to the present.

  
  • HST 3800. Women and the Development of U.S. Society (3 credits)


    An examination of the field of women’s history and a study of significant aspects of women’s participation in the social, economic, and political development of the United States from colonization to 1870.

  
  • HST 3820. Growing Up American (3 credits)


    An historical investigation of continuity and change in childhood as a life stage, with emphasis on patterns in the experience of growing up in the United States and the social construction of adolescence during the 20th Century.

  
  • HST 3840. Colonial Latin America (3 credits)


    An examination of the Spanish and Portuguese Empires in the Western Hemisphere through the wars for independence.

  
  • HST 3850. Indians of Latin America (3 credits)


    Crosslisted: (AIS 3240)
    A study of the history, culture and contemporary achievements of the Indians residing south of the Rio Grande.

  
  • HST 3860. Latin America Since Independence (3 credits)


    An examination of Latin America from Independence to the present. Emphasis will be placed on the historic antecedents of current events and Latin America’s place in world affairs.

  
  • HST 3870. Modern Mexico (3 credits)


    A study of Mexican history since 1810, with particular attention to the U.S.-Mexico War (1846-48), the Reform of the 1850s, the era of President Porfirio Diaz (1876-1911), the Revolution (1910- 1920), the post-revolutionary period, and the massacre of Tlatelolco of October 2, 1968 as well as its aftermath. The course focuses on the continuous interplay of race, class, gender, religious syncretism, and the Mexican peoples’ indefatigable struggle against oppression and exploitation.

  
  • HST 3990. Directed Reading in History (1-3 credits)


    Directed reading under the guidance of instructor. PREREQ: Permission of instructor, completion of all lower division history requirements, and six hours of advanced history.

  
  • HST 4040. History of the Old South (3 credits)


    This course traces the contours of the Old South from the Colonial Period to the end of the Civil War. Included are conceptualizations of race, class, gender, religion, and cultural meaning.

  
  • HST 4050. History of the New South 1865-1980 (3 credits)


    This course traces the contours of the New South from the end of the Civil War to the emergence of the New South. Included are conceptualizations of race, class, gender, religion, and cultural meaning.

  
  • HST 4060. U.S. Military History (3 credits)


    Crosslisted: (MSC 4210)
    An historical study of United States military operations, policies, institutional growth, and administrative and technological developments from colonial times to the recent past.

  
  • HST 4070. Women in U.S. History Since 1870 (3 credits)


    A study of significant aspects of continuity and change in the lives of U.S. women since 1870, including the structure of the female life cycle, women’s legal status, educational opportunities, health and beauty, social concerns and activism, paid and unpaid labor patterns, and societal concerns about women.

  
  • HST 4120. History of Sexuality (3 credits)


    This course explores the historical construction of prescribed notions of gender and sexuality, and can be focused on American, European, Asian, and other non-western societies or a combination of the above. By examining a variety of written, video, and audio textual sources, the course objectives consist of gaining a greater understanding of how prescribed sexual norms have been socially constructed and how these ideals defining acceptable and respectable sexual behavior have changed over time and vary among distinct social groupings. The course will also explore the intersection of class, race, and gender by examining how these have blended together to shape sexual behavior and attitudes.

  
  • HST 4130. History of U.S. Foreign Policy (3 credits)


    A study of the major trends, issues, and problems in U.S. foreign policy.

  
  • HST 4170. History of Modern Britain (3 credits)


    This course examines the constitutional and political, social, and cultural evolution of the United Kingdom from 1714 to the present.

  
  • HST 4210. History of Modern Germany, 1866 to the Present (3 credits)


    An analysis of German history from Bismarck to the present, with special emphasis on the unification of Germany, the two world wars, the Nazi Revolution, and the problem of a united Germany.

  
  • HST 4220. The Second World War (3 credits)


    A thorough investigation of the origins and course of the Second World War in both the European and Pacific Theaters, with emphasis on the ideological, diplomatic, strategic and military developments that shaped the conflict.

  
  • HST 4230. Indigenous Women (3 credits)


    Crosslisted: (AIS 4230)
    An interdisciplinary study of the historical and contemporary experiences of Indigenous women, focusing on but not limited to Native women in North America. Course will examine Native women’s community roles and cultural practices prior to and since colonization and will privilege Native women’s perspectives in course texts.

  
  • HST 4270. Modern European Cultural History (3 credits)


    A study of the lives and works of selected thinkers, writers, and artists who represent the European cultural and intellectual tradition from the Renaissance to the present. Emphasized are the Renaissance, the Reformation, the Enlightenment, movements of thought during the 19th century, and the crisis of European culture which begin at the end of the 19th century.

  
  • HST 4300. Nazi Germany (1933‑1945) (3 credits)


    An interdisciplinary history and analysis of Nazi Germany (1933‑1945), emphasizing aspects of political, social, cultural, and intellectual life as well as the legacy of Nazism, including historiography.

  
  • HST 4320. A History of Imperial Russia from 1682 to 1917 (3 credits)


    An examination of Russia’s political, social, economic, and cultural development from the reign of Peter the Great to the fall of the Romanovs in February 1917.

  
  • HST 4330. The Russian Empire and the Soviet Union in the Twentieth Century (3 credits)


    An examination of Russia’s development from the 1917 revolution to the present day, with special emphasis on Leninism, Stalinism, and post‑Stalinism.

  
  • HST 4340. Vietnam War (3 credits)


    This course will provide a broad overview of America’s involvement in the Vietnam War and explore the social, cultural, economic, military, diplomatic, and political aspects of this conflict. 

  
  • HST 4360. American Political History (3 credits)


    This course traces the contours of American political history from the birth of the Republic through modern media-driven politics. Discussion includes party formation, electoral and programmatic politics, and conceptualizations of race, class, gender, and religion.

  
  • HST 4410. History of Medieval Britain (3 credits)


    This course examines the constitutional, political, social, and cultural evolution of the British Isles from the Roman occupation to the advent of the Tudor Dynasty (43-1485).

  
  • HST 4420. History of Tudor and Stuart Britain (3 credits)


    This course examines the political, religious, and cultural processes occurring from 1485 to 1714 that transformed Britain from a medieval to a modern nation.

  
  • HST 4430. History of the British Empire (3 credits)


    This course examines a number of historical facets related to the rise, maintenance, and fall of the British Empire. Texts and lectures include the historical voices of the colonized and the colonizers.

  
  • HST 4450. Pre-Modern Middle East (3 credits)


    A history of the Middle East from 500 to 1730 AD. Significant topics will include the birth of Islam, the Arab empires, Medieval political, economic, and intellectual developments, the Crusades, the rise of the Ottoman and Safavid Empires, and the impact of European modernization on the early modern Middle East.

  
  • HST 4460. History of the Modern Middle East (3 credits)


    A study of the major trends and issues in the Middle East in the modern world.

  
  • HST 4470. The Making of Modern China (3 credits)


    This course will be a general survey of modern Chinese history beginning with the fall of Qing dynasty during the 19th century. We also study the period of China’s first republic in the early 20th century, and how, following the establishment of the People’s Republic of China under Chairman Mao Zedong in 1949, the country was unified for the first time in decades, but widespread oppression and other problems ensued. In the decades since Mao’s death, massive economic growth has created a new middle class, and China is poised to become the superpower of the twenty first century.

  
  • HST 4510. Senior Seminar (3 credits)


    A study of special problems in a selected area of history with emphasis on historiography, methods, research, and writing skills. PREREQ: 2.0 QPA in history courses taken, and completion of 15 hours of advanced history courses.

  
  • HST 4550. Historical Sites Study (3-6 credits)


    A conducted tour of selected historical sites with an emphasis on a particular period or geographical area of history. Student must submit a plan of study for the department chair’s approval prior to registering for the course, and must present an agreed-upon final project after the tour. PREREQ: Permission of department chair.

  
  • HST 4570. History of the Caribbean (3 credits)


    This course surveys the history of the island Caribbean from the arrival of the region’s first inhabitant to the present day.  Focusing on the closely-related themes of colonialism and slavery, students will learn about the economic, social, and political evolution of Caribbean societies in relation to the larger global context in which they have emerged.

  
  • HST 4580. Disease and Disaster in Latin America (3 credits)


    This course focuses on the ways in which seemingly “natural” disasters in Latin America’s history have very human roots.  By considering topics like migrations, developmentalist initiatives, and social and economic injustices, students will learn about the ways that social, political, and economic developments intersect with the non-human world with often catastrophic results. 

  
  • HST 4620. Gender and Power in Native North America to 1900 (3 credits)


    This course explores the history of North American Native societies and culture through the lens of gender. We will consider the role of women and also the lesser-explored study of masculinity and manhood.

  
  • HST 4640. Colonial Encounters in the Eastern Woodlands (3 credits)


    Crosslisted: AIS 4640
    This course explores the history of Native societies in the geographic cultural area of the Eastern Woodlands. The experiences of Native peoples as they encountered, traded, warred, treated, and lived with Euro-American colonists will be reconstructed paying particular attention to Native worldviews and Native vantage points. Rather than follow the dominate narrative that travels west with colonial movement in the Eastern Woodlands, we will analyze interactions “facing east.”

  
  • HST 4650. Indian Residential and Boarding School Narratives (3 credits)


    Crosslisted: (AIS 4650)
    An in-depth study of the Canadian Indian residential school and American Indian boarding school experience, focusing on autobiographical narratives by Indigenous authors who experienced life in these schools. Course incorporates a range of authors, perspectives, and genres to contextualize colonial institutional polices aimed at “civilizing” Indian “savagery,” and forms of Indigenous resistance, accommodation, healing, and cultural survival. PREREQ: AIS 1010 , AIS 1100 /HST 1100  or HST 1110 , AIS 2200 /ENG 2200  or ENG 3440 , or permission of instructor.

  
  • HST 4660. Indian Slavery in Colonial North America (3 credits)


    Crosslisted: AIS 4660
    This course explores the history of Indian slavery in North America. We will focus on how European ideas of bondage merged with preexisting Native practices of captivity, how the enslavement of Native peoples formed colonial economic systems, and how Indian slavery was utilized to forge alliances and/or punish enemies. We will also analyze the impact that Indian slavery had on Native societies.

  
  • HST 4740. Introduction to Public History (3 credits)


    A hands-on introduction to the work of public historians, including physical and digital preservation and exhibition, archives management, historical editing and publishing, historical site management, marketing and public relations, and securing grants and donors. PREREQ: C or better in HST 3000.

  
  • HST 4840. Public History Internship (3 credits)


    An internship experience that allows students to combine theory and course content knowledge with practice through hands-on experience in one of several public history venues in UNCP’s service region. Working approximately 12 hours per week under professional supervision, students learn how to apply their classroom education to the day-to-day work of that site as well as a specific study area like exhibit design, museum education, or collections management. The student will meet with the faculty supervisor three times throughout the internship semester and produce bi-weekly reflection papers, and will also be evaluated by the internship site supervisor. 3 semester hours. PREREQ: instructor permission

  
  • HST 4990. Independent Study in History (1-3 credits)


    Directed reading and research under the guidance of the instructor in a specific area or problem in history. Scheduled only with the approval of the Chair of the Department. PREREQ: Permission of the Department.

  
  • HST 5000. Historiography (3 credits)


    Advanced study of the methods of historical research and historiography. This course focuses on the “doing” of history through the learning of disciplinary heuristics, developing competencies in searching for and evaluating primary sources (including digital resources), and the demonstration of effective written and oral communication skills. 

  
  • HST 5100. Advanced North Carolina History (3 credits)


    An advanced study of the development of North Carolina from colonial beginnings to the present.

  
  • HST 5200. History of the South (3 credits)


    A political, economic, and cultural study of the southern region with emphasis on the characteristics which make it distinctive.

  
  • HST 5740. Introduction to Public History (3 credits)


    A hands-on introduction to the work of public historians, including physical and digital preservation and exhibition, oral history, archives management, historical editing and publishing, historical site management, marketing and public relations, and securing grants and donors. The graduate section of this course will also include an exploration of the origins and development of Public History as a distinct discipline, and will require a self-directed final project that reflects their long-term career goals. PREREQ: graduate standing

  
  • HST 5840. Public History Internship (3 credits)


    An internship experience that allows graduate students to combine theory and course content knowledge with practice through hands-on experience in one of several public history venues in UNCP’s service region. Working approximately 12 hours per week under professional supervision, students learn how to apply their classroom education to the day-to-day work of that site as well as a specific study area like exhibit design, museum education, or collections management. The student will meet with the faculty supervisor three times throughout the internship semester and produce bi-weekly reflection papers, and will also be evaluated by the internship site supervisor. PREREQ: graduate standing, instructor permission

  
  • HST 5990. Historical Research (3 credits)


    This course serves a capstone learning experience for M.A. in Social Studies Education students in the History/Social Sciences Concentration. Students will complete and present a directed, supervised research project. Graded on a Pass/Fail basis. PREREQ: A complete proposal should be approved no later than the close of registration. Approval requires the signature of the supervising faculty member and of the History Department Chair.


Special Topics in History

  
  • HSTS 4xxx. Topics in History (3 credits)


    Each of these courses will focus on a topic of general interest and explore it in detail; the topic will be announced in the schedule of courses. Possible topics include: Revolution in the Modern World; Hitler and Nazi Germany; and the American Civil War. Students may take only one course on the same topic for credit. For a list of all topics courses, see the Department Chair.

  
  • HSTS 50xx-51xx. Special Topics in European History (3 credits)


    These courses examine a specific region, period, or theme in European history prior to 1500. Topics will vary, determined by the instructor’s specialty.

  
  • HSTS 52xx-526x. Special Topics in Asian History (3 credits)


    These courses examine a specific region, period, or theme in Asian history. Topics will vary, determined by the instructor’s specialty.

  
  • HSTS 54xx-55xx. Special Topics in United States History (3 credits)


    These courses examine a specific period or aspect of U. S. history. Topics will vary, determined by the instructor’s specialty.

  
  • HSTS 527x-533x. Special Topics in African History (3 credits)


    These courses examine a specific region, period, or theme in African history. Topics will vary, determined by the instructor’s specialty.

  
  • HSTS 534x-539x. Special Topics in Latin American History (3 credits)


    These courses examine a specific region, period, or theme in Latin American history. Topics will vary, determined by the instructor’s specialty.


Information Technology

  
  • ITC 2060. Human-Computer Interaction (3 credits)


    This course provides students with a comprehensive account of the field of human-computer interaction (HCI). HCI is a multidisciplinary field of study concerned with how humans interact with software and hardware interfaces. The interplay between people and computers in applications such as multimedia, virtual environments, and computer supported cooperative work, will be investigated. Theories of human information processing, human behavior, and their implications for user-centered design of interfaces are explored. Students learn principles and guidelines needed to develop high quality interface designs that users can understand, predict, and control. The application of the usability engineering process, including analysis, design, prototyping and testing will new studied. PREREQ: CSC 1750  and CSC 1760  or CSC 2050 .

  
  • ITC 2080. Introduction to System Administration and Shell Scripting (3 credits)


    This course provides students with tools and techniques used in administration of computing systems. Unix/Linux and Windows will be among systems studied. Topics covered include file systems, files security, editors, file processing, shell scripting programming, and system utilities. Students will learn system installation, halting and booting the system, file and directory permission structures, print and disk quotas, device configuration and management, and user account administration. Students also explore tools and techniques used to script common tasks in operating system environments. Students will gain experience in writing scripts in Unix/Linux and Windows operating systems. PREREQ: CSC 1750  and CSC 1760  or CSC 2050 .

  
  • ITC 2700. Computer Network and Data Communication (3 credits)


    This course introduces students to the fundamentals of computer networks, data communications hardware and software, and use of these components in computer networks. Students will investigate issues of networking from the lowest levels of data transmission and wiring to the highest levels of application software, explaining how underlying technologies provide services and how Internet applications use those services. Topics covered include OSI model, LAN, WAN, packet transmission, internetworking, TCP/IP, WWW, Java technology, network control, and performance considerations. PREREQ: CSC 1750  and CSC 1760  or CSC 2050 .

  
  • ITC 3100. Website Development and Multimedia (3 credits)


    This course builds on the basic aspects of XHTML, Internet, and Web technologies as well as computer-mediated communication, and basic Internet applications such as telnet, FTP, and WWW techniques. Students are assumed to have had experience in Web page development and publishing. Topics covered in this course include fundamental Web design concepts such as usability, accessibility, information design, and graphic design in the context of the Web. User-centered Web design and development, definition of the site mission and the target user population, methods for gathering requirements, conceptual design of Web site, site architecture, page layout, physical design, usability testing, implementation, marketing, maintenance, and evaluation will also be explored. This course also provides introduction to multimedia (audio, video, as well as speech synthesis and recognition), and multimedia programming, cascading style sheets, and DHTML. PREREQ: CSC 1300 .

  
  • ITC 3250. System Administration and Security (3 credits)


    This course introduces the fundamentals of computer networking and the Internet as well as security tips, philosophy, security problems/issues, cyber security assessment methods, cryptographic security tools, firewalls, and virtual private networks and discusses the effective use of security methods in system administration as well as example applications. The course also investigates the principle of computer networking and the techniques to set up, extend, and maintain networks with efficient system security.  Laboratory work includes topics in Access Control List, the Network File System, routing, and network management and security.  PREREQ: ITC 2080 and ITC 2700.

  
  • ITC 4100. Web Database Development (3 credits)


    This course builds on the distributed client/server DBMS and Web technologies. Web client-side, database server-side, and web-server side issues associated with a three-tier DBMS implementation will be investigated. Students will implement a three-tier DBMS application. A database backend will be designed and implemented using a standard DBMS product and the Open Source DBMS Software. Students will construct a web server and implement client/server connectivity. Students will develop tools to monitor and measure performance of an implementation. Programming projects are required. PREREQ: CSC 3800 and ITC 3100 .

  
  • ITC 4200. Game Design and Development (3 credits)


    This course provides students with game design concepts and theories and explores game programming skills and strategies. Students will learn how to develop stand-alone applications with user graphical interface components, graphics, animations, sounds, game physics, etc. PREREQ: CSC 1750  and CSC 1760  or CSC 2050 .

  
  • ITC 4800. Advanced Computer Systems and System Security (3 credits)


    This course introduces a series of concepts, models, and technology mechanisms and architectures of distributed computer systems in an enterprise environment characterized by a high degree of complexity, large scale, and heterogeneity. It also explores the security methods and mechanisms that can be used to counter and prevent the threats. Topics include data grid computing, cluster computing, cloud computing, virtualization, and various security methods, such as encryption, hashing, digital signatures, Public Key Infrastructures (PKI), Identity and Access Management (IAM) Systems, Single Sign-On (SSO), cloud-based security groups, and other topics that may be relevant.  PREREQ: ITC 2080 and 2700.

  
  • ITC 4940. Capstone Project in Information Technology (4 credits)


    Capstone IT project to be taken by graduating students in the Information Technology curriculum. PREREQ: CSC 2920 and Senior standing in BSIT.

  
  • ITC 4950. Independent Study in Information Technology (3 credits)


    Students will work independently under the supervision of a faculty advisor on a topic not covered in other courses. Proposal must be approved and signed by a faculty member. PREREQ: Permission of instructor.

  
  • ITC 4960. Information Technology Internship (1-3 credits)


    Fully declared undergraduates in Information Technology who have completed CSC 2850  and are in good standing (at least a 2.5 GPA) are eligible for internships in business and industry. This is a pass/ fail course. The course may be repeated, but no more than three hours will be applied as a major elective. Detailed requirements and application form are maintained by Coordinator of CS/IT Internships. PREREQ: CSC 2850  and approval of the Department Chair.


Special Topics in Information Technology

  
  • ITCS 4xxx. Special Topics in Information Technology (3 credits)


    Current topics and advances in Information Technology are studied. PREREQ: Permission of the instructor.


Italian

  
  • ITL 1310. Elementary Italian I (3 credits)


    The sequence 1310‑1320 introduces Italian grammar and vocabulary and aspects of Italian culture. Aural comprehension, speaking, and writing are stressed in that order.

  
  • ITL 1320. Elementary Italian II (3 credits)


    The sequence 1310‑1320 introduces Italian grammar and vocabulary and aspects of Italian culture. Aural comprehension, speaking, and writing are stressed in that order.


Information Technology Management

  
  • ITM 3010. Management Information Systems (3 credits)


    Introductory examination of the role of information systems in the support of managerial decisions. Communications theory, electronic storage systems, data base accumulation. PREREQ: DSC 2090, MGT 3060 .

  
  • ITM 3100. Basic Application Development (3 credits)


    This course is an introduction to the Visual Basic.NET language within the Visual Studio.NET integrated application development environment. The course covers the fundamentals of programming in a visual, object-oriented language and focuses on common programming methodologies and basic application development skills.

 

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