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Graduate Course Proposal Form Submission Detail - ISM6225

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Current Status: Approved by SCNS - 2016-08-01
Campus: Tampa
Submission Type: Change
Course Change Information (for course changes only): Remove pre-req ISM 6123
Comments: Required for MS in MIS. Form incomplete. OGS filled in from SCNS info. To GC. Needs Acct #, LO need rev. Emailed 5/12/16. Approved 5/20 To Sys 5/20/16. To SCNS after 5/27/16. Apprd eff 8/1/16


  1. Department and Contact Information

    Tracking Number Date & Time Submitted
    5445 2016-04-14
     
    Department College Budget Account Number
    Information Systems and Decision Sciences BA 1407000
     
    Contact Person Phone Email
    Balaji Padmanabhan 8139746763 bp@usf.edu

  2. Course Information

    Prefix Number Full Title
    ISM 6225 Distributed Information Systems

    Is the course title variable? Y
    Is a permit required for registration? Y
    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)
    Distributed Info Systems
     
    Course Online? Percentage Online
    - 0

    Prerequisites

    Corequisites

    Course Description

    THIS COURSE WILL FOCUS ON TELECOMMUNICATIONS, NETWORKS, AND DISTRIBUTED APPLICATIONS. ALL FORMS OF COMMINICATION WILL BE COVERED. STUDENTS WILL GAIN EXPOSURE TO NETWORK MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS, LOCAL AREA NETWORKS (LANS), AND GLOBAL NETWORKS, SUCH AS INTERNET.


  3. Justification

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

    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?

    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.)


  4. Other Course Information

    A. Objectives

    THIS COURSE WILL COVER MAJOR TOPICS IN TELECOMMUNICATIONS, NETWORKING, AND DISTRIBUTED SYSTEMS SUCH AS LAN, WAN, INTERNETWORKING, CLIENT SERVER COMPUTING, DISTRIBUTED APPLICATIONS, WIRELESS COMMUNICATIONS, NETWORK MANAGEMENT AND SECURITY.

    B. Learning Outcomes

    Students should be able to develop a foundation in distributed information systems infrastructure. Upon the completion of the course students should be able

    1. demonstrate a strong understanding of networking basics.

    2. demonstrate an intermediate level understanding of internetworking.

    3. analyze traffic data to design networks.

    4. demonstrate a good understanding of network security fundamentals.

    5. demonstrate a good understanding of distributed computing technology fundamentals.

    6. demonstrate a basic understanding of cloud services available.

    7. analyze business needs and map these needs to high level definitions of web services.

    8. demonstrate a basic understanding of big data processing and at a high level, and design map-reduce operations for big data processing.

    C. Major Topics

    TECHNOLOGY FUNDAMENTALS, LOCAL AREA NETWORKS, WIDE AREA NETWORKS, INTERNETWORKING, WIRELESS NETWORKS, DISTRIBUTED APPLICATIONS, NETWORK SECURITY AND MANAGEMENT.

    D. Textbooks

    NONE. USE A COURSE PACK PREPARED BY THE INSTRUCTOR.

    E. Course Readings, Online Resources, and Other Purchases

    F. Student Expectations/Requirements and Grading Policy

    G. Assignments, Exams and Tests

    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. Its 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

    J. Program This Course Supports


  5. Course Concurrence Information



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