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Graduate Course Proposal Form Submission Detail - EIN6112

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Current Status: Approved, Permanent Archive - 2006-01-15
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  1. Department and Contact Information

    Tracking Number Date & Time Submitted
    1820 2005-10-12
    Department College Budget Account Number
    Industrial and Mangement Systems Engineering EN 2103-000-00
    Contact Person Phone Email
    Prof. Dolores Gooding 45582

  2. Course Information

    Prefix Number Full Title
    EIN 6112 Information Systems Design for Engineers

    Is the course title variable? N
    Is a permit required for registration? N
    Are the credit hours variable? N
    Is this course repeatable?
    If repeatable, how many times? 0

    Credit Hours Section Type Grading Option
    3 C - Class Lecture (Primarily) R - Regular
    Abbreviated Title (30 characters maximum)
    Info Sys Design for Engineers
    Course Online? Percentage Online





    Course Description

    This course introduces students to the design and implementation of information systems, with special emphasis on industrial applications. The topics to be covered include the relational database model,structured query language, and design methodologies.

  3. Justification

    A. Please briefly explain why it is necessary and/or desirable to add this course.

    With the advances in computers, information technology has become an important component of industrial applications and engineers are expected to participate in the design, development and implementation of this technology. This course covers the required

    B. What is the need or demand for this course? (Indicate if this course is part of a required sequence in the major.) What other programs would this course service?

    This course serves as an elective in the MSIE program and is expected to serve other graduate students in the College of Engineering.

    C. Has this course been offered as Selected Topics/Experimental Topics course? If yes, how many times?

    Yes, 4 times.

    D. What qualifications for training and/or experience are necessary to teach this course? (List minimum qualifications for the instructor.)

    The instructor should possess the following qualifications at a minimum:

    A master's degree in Industrial Engineering or other technical discipline, plus experience in a relevant technical environment with a focus in information systems. An individual with an earned PhD with the above listed expertise is preferred.

  4. Other Course Information

    A. Objectives

    This objectives of this course is to introduce the design and implementation of information systems, with special emphasis on industrial applications. The topics to be covered are the relational database model and structured query language, the use of design methodologies for developing functional and informational architectures, the implementation of user interfaces in forms and reports and web-enabled database applications.

    B. Learning Outcomes

    At the end of the course the student will: Design information systems for industrial applications that fulfill established design specifications, develop user interfaces that allow effective interaction with databases, generate reports that support business decisions and develop interactive web pages that display information from and record information to enterprise databases.

    C. Major Topics

    Introduction to the manufacturing information integration model; The relational database model, structured query language;Data modeling and entity-relationship model; Functional Architecture design specification methods; Informational Architecture and Logical Database design; Database implementation; Design of user interfaces; World Wide Web and database applications.

    D. Textbooks

    Design of Industrial Information Systems, Author: Thomas O. Boucher and Ali Yalcin, Publisher: Elsevier (2006)

    E. Course Readings, Online Resources, and Other Purchases

    F. Student Expectations/Requirements and Grading Policy

    G. Assignments, Exams and Tests

    H. Attendance Policy

    I. Policy on Make-up Work

    J. Program This Course Supports

  5. Course Concurrence Information

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