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Graduate Course Proposal Form Submission Detail - CGS6842

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Current Status: Approved by SCNS - 2014-04-30
Campus: Tampa
Submission Type: New
Course Change Information (for course changes only):
Comments: Elective for MSIT, to GC; Apprd 12/10/13; To USF Sys 2/4/14, to SCNS 2/12/14. Approved eff 4/1/14. Submitted as CDA 6011; approved as CGS 6842


  1. Department and Contact Information

    Tracking Number Date & Time Submitted
    2935 2012-09-11
     
    Department College Budget Account Number
    Deans Office EN
     
    Contact Person Phone Email
    Paul Bao 8636677076 pbao@usf.edu

  2. Course Information

    Prefix Number Full Title
    CGS 6842 IT & Systems for E-Business

    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)
    IT & Systems for E-Business
     
    Course Online? Percentage Online
    B - Face-to-face and online (separate sections) 0

    Prerequisites

    None

    Corequisites

    None

    Course Description

    This course provides a managerial perspective on how Web Design and Computing are evolving and how they will impact future enterprise e-solution. It will cover both the foundations of Web design/Computing and the important technological advancements.


  3. Justification

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

    Needed for new program/concentration/certificate

    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?

    Increased education access, education attainment and economic development are key priorities for the Florida region served by USF. The U. S. Labor Department, Florida Works, and regional development councils have identified key occupational growth areas anticipated in education; management and administration; nursing and health sciences; criminal justice; industrial, manufacturing, warehousing and distribution engineering; information technology and industrial applications of technology.

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

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

    PhD


  4. Other Course Information

    A. Objectives

    This course will enable participants to:

    1. familiarize with the design and implementation of the Web-based system integration between hardware, software and connectivity platforms

    2. understand a few most popular and emerging web enabling mechanisms and techniques including HTTP and HTML, CGI and Perl, JavaScript, Java, ActiveX/Plug-ins, ASP/JSP, .Net, PHP and Web DB access.

    3. practice the Web and client/server computing mechanisms by participating in case studies and presentation, and by implementing a group-based web application project

    Participants will be expected to actively engage in the course process in the forms of exercises, assignments, exams and project design, implementations and presentation.

    B. Learning Outcomes

    Upon the completion of this course, students are expected to:

    1. Be able to design and implement Web-based systems, integrating between hardware, software and connectivity platforms

    2. Be able to describe and contrast the most popular and emerging web enabling mechanisms and techniques including HTTP and HTML, CGI and Perl, JavaScript, Java, ActiveX/Plug-ins, ASP/JSP, .Net, PHP and Web DB access.

    3. Demonstrate an ability to use Web and client/server computing mechanisms by participating in case studies and presentations, and by implementing a group-based web application project

    C. Major Topics

    Upon the completion of this course, students are expected to:

    1. Be able to design and implement Web-based systems, integrating between hardware, software and connectivity platforms

    2. Be able to describe and contrast the most popular and emerging web enabling mechanisms and techniques including HTTP and HTML, CGI and Perl, JavaScript, Java, This course will be articulated in 4 parts:

    1. Interface Design

    2. Web Server Design and Computing

    3. Database Server Design

    4. e-Business Design and Integration

    D. Textbooks

    No textbook for the course.

    E. Course Readings, Online Resources, and Other Purchases

    1. Wilde,s WWW: Technical Foundations of the World Wide Web, by Erik Wilde,s Springer, 2001

    2. The Internet, Complete Reference, by Harly Hahn, Osborne McGraw-Hill, 2000

    3. Client/Server Survival Guide, 3rd Edition, by Robert Orfali et. al., Wiley, 1999

    4. Web Server Technology, by Yeager & McGrath, Morgan Kaufmann, 2004

    5. Web Application development with PHP 4.0, by Ratschiller Till Gerken, New Riders, July 2004

    6. DHTML & JavaScript, Gilorien, Prentice Hall, 1999

    F. Student Expectations/Requirements and Grading Policy

    Students will be evaluated using in-class exams (paper-based or on computer), projects and case study assignments. They will also be evaluated on their attendance as well as participation to in-class and online learning activities. Each student will be allowed one unexcused absence. If a student is absent more than once, each absence will reduce the student’s final grade by three points.

    Exercises 20%

    Assignments 20%

    Projects 30%

    Final Exam 30%

    The course final is schedule to be given during the approved University final examination period. Please see the USF Policies and Procedures Manual for more information (http://isis.fastmail.usf.edu/usfgc/gc_pp/pp.htm).

    G. Assignments, Exams and Tests

    See V. above

    H. Attendance Policy

    Course Attendance at First Class Meeting – Policy for Graduate Students: For structured courses, 6000 and above, the College/Campus Dean will set the first-day class attendance requirement. Check with the College for specific information. This policy is not applicable to courses in the following categories: Educational Outreach, Open University (TV), FEEDS Program, Community Experiential Learning (CEL), Cooperative Education Training, and courses that do not have regularly scheduled meeting days/times (such as, directed reading/research or study, individual research, thesis, dissertation, internship, practica, etc.). Students are responsible for dropping undesired courses in these categories by the 5th day of classes to avoid fee liability and academic penalty. (See USF Regulation – Registration - 4.0101,

    http://usfweb2.usf.edu/usfgc/ogc%20web/currentreg.htm)

    Attendance Policy for the Observance of Religious Days by Students: In accordance with Sections 1006.53 and 1001.74(10)(g) Florida Statutes and Board of Governors Regulation 6C-6.0115, the University of South Florida (University/USF) has established the following policy regarding religious observances: (http://usfweb2.usf.edu/usfgc/gc_pp/acadaf/gc10-045.htm)

    In the event of an emergency, it may be necessary for USF to suspend normal operations. During this time, USF may opt to continue delivery of instruction through methods that include but are not limited to: Blackboard, Elluminate, Skype, and email messaging and/or an alternate schedule. It’s the responsibility of the student to monitor Blackboard site for each class for course specific communication, and the main USF, College, and department websites, emails, and MoBull messages for important general information.

    I. Policy on Make-up Work

    No credit will be given for missed/late work unless the student has a documented medical or family emergency.

    J. Program This Course Supports

    Master of Science in Information Technology


  5. Course Concurrence Information

    None



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