2017-2018 Academic Year

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Note: All courses listed below have a professional studies classification. Some of them are cross-listed with an arts and science discipline. All courses have been designated as appropriate for free electives.

INTE 1024/CMPS 1024

Information Technology Fundamentals0.5 unit
An overview of the fundamentals of information technology. This course uses a case-based approach to introduce students to today’s technology including software applications and their use in organizations. This course will develop students’ understanding of communication management tools, data management tools (spreadsheets and databases), presentation/graphics, information security and ethical issues.  Note: Students who have received credit for INTE/CMPS 1115 may not take this course for credit.

INTE 1153/CMPS 1153

Introduction to Business Programming0.5 unit
Prerequisites: INTE/CMPS 1024 and any 1000 level or above mathematics course or permission of the instructor
An introduction to object-oriented/event-driven programming using a language widely used in the business industry such as Visual BASIC. Topics to be covered include fundamental data types, decision structures, loops, arrays and file access. Project design applicable to simple business applications will be emphasized.

INTE 1161/CMPS 1161
Introduction to Media Computing

0.5 unit
Prerequisite: Grade XI or XII academic mathematics or equivalent
An introduction to computer science focusing on the manipulations of pictures, sounds and videos. Students will learn fundamental programming constructs including data representations, algorithms, sequential operation, iteration, conditionals, defining functions and data abstraction by reading, understanding, and creating programs that achieve useful communication tasks using the Python programming language.

INTE 2011

Introduction to Project Management0.5 unit
An examination of the concepts and basic functions of project management, including scope, quality, time, cost, risk, procurement, human resource and communication management.  The integration of these functions into a project management system and the role of the project manager and support staff will be included.

INTE 2245/CMPS 2245

Spreadsheet Applications0.5 unit
Prerequisite: completion of 5.0 units of university credit or permission of the instructor
An examination of numerical applications using spreadsheet software. Topics covered may  include formulas, functions, charting capabilities, list management, macros, data analysis techniques, customizing, and integrating Windows applications.

INTE 2263/CMPS 2263

Introduction to Web Design and Development0.5 unit
Prerequisite: completion of 5.0 units of university credit or permission of the instructor
A comprehensive introduction to web site design and creation, including configuration and usage of internet-related software applications and protocols. Software commonly used in the business world for web site design and creation will be introduced. Note: Students who have received credit for INTE/CMPS 2260 may not take this course for credit.

INTE 2275/CMPS 2275

Database Applications0.5 unit
Prerequisite: INTE/CMPS 1024 or permission of the instructor
A study of database management systems development. Topics may include relational database design, data management, tables, queries, forms, reports, macros, and user interface design.

INTE 2285
Introduction to Information Security

0.5 unit
Prerequisite: INTE/CMPS 1024 or permission of the instructor
A survey of information security and privacy fundamentals. Topics may include threats and defences, legal and ethical issues, risk management, security technologies and business continuity.

INTE 2295
Digital Media Management

0.5 unit
Prerequisite: INTE/CMPS 1024 or permission of the instructor
An exploration of digital media technologies and their uses to create community engagement and social interaction. Topics covered may include: SEO, digital media fundamentals, tools, optimization, metrics, and governance.

INTE 3011

Advanced Project Management0.5 unit
Prerequisite: INTE 2011 or permission of the instructor
A case-based approach to the concepts and methodologies needed to plan, manage, and track performance over a complete project life cycle. These concepts include earned value management, quality control, performance tracking, corrective action, resource leveling, critical path analysis and charting.

INTE 3302
Special Topics in Information Management

0.5 unit
Prerequisite: completion of 2.0 units of INTE or permission of the instructor
The study of emerging topics in information management. Topics will vary from year to year. Method of instruction may vary depending on the topic offered.

INTE 3363/CMPS 3363

Advanced Web Design and Development0.5 unit
Prerequisite: INTE/CMPS 2263 or permission of the instructor
A further study of web site design and creation, including advanced configuration and usage of internet-related software applications. Topics will include programming; server configuration and administration tools; and web-related database fundamentals.

INTE 3385
Topics in Information Security

0.5 unit
Prerequisite: INTE 2285 or permission of the instructor
An in-depth study of select information security topics. To keep abreast of emerging themes, topics and methods of instruction will vary from year to year.

INTE 4400

Directed Study0.5 unit

INTE 4401

Directed Study0.5 unit
Prerequisites: advanced standing and written permission of the department
Courses designed to enable the student to do independent work in a particular area of information management. The outline is established by the student(s) and professor(s) involved and may include a literature review and practical work. Students intending to take this course must obtain the approval of the Information Technology Department before the term(s) in which they register for INTE 4400/4401.


Academic Note: This web-based calendar information is applicable for the current 2017-2018 academic year which runs from September 01, 2017 to August 31, 2018.  

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