Computer Science (CSEN)

CSEN 2303  Intro to Comp Basic and Excel  3 SCH  (3)  

Problem solving methods and algorithm development. Computer programming using Visual Basic. How to use Excel. Designing, coding, debugging and documenting programs using techniques of good programming style. Prerequisites: MATH 1314 and MATH 1316 or equivalent.

CSEN 2304  Introd to Computer Science  3 SCH  (3)  

Introduction to computer systems, problem solving methods and algorithm development. Structured programming using a programming language such as C. Designing, coding, debugging and documenting programs using techniques of software development cycle. Prerequisites: Credit or registration in MATH 1314.

CSEN 2306  Object-Oriented Programming  3 SCH  (3)  

Fundamental features of C++ programming, introduction to objects and classes, major concepts of object-oriented programming such as data abstraction, encapsulation, polymorphism, and inheritance. Prerequisite: CSEN 2304.

CSEN 2310  Objt Oriented Software Enginrg  3 SCH  (3)  

Object-oriented analysis and modeling, object-oriented design, implementation using an object-oriented language, such as JAVA, object-oriented software development, Unified Modeling Language (UML), Graphical User Interface (GUI). Prerequisite: CSEN 2304.

CSEN 2328  Data Structures & Algorithms  3 SCH  (3)  

Specification and implementation of data types and associated algorithms: lists, stacks, queues, trees, hashing, priority queues, sorting, and graphs. Prerequisite: CSEN 2304.

CSEN 2330  Assembly Lang and Computer Org  3 SCH  (3)  

Basic concepts of computer systems and computer architecture. Machine instructions and basic data types. Representation of information. Arithmetic and logical operations. Addressing operands in storage. Assembly language programming. Prerequisite: CSEN 2304.

Fee: $5.00

CSEN 3314  Database Systems  3 SCH  (3)  

File and database organization techniques. Network, hierarchical and relational data models. Normalization. Commercially-available DBMS. Query languages. DBMS design and implementation.

CSEN 3315  Computer Graphics  3 SCH  (3)  

Man-machine communication in graphical form. Graphics hardware and software. Use of a commercial graphics package. Representation and manipulation of two-and three dimensional data. Use of color. Prerequisites: CSEN 2304 and MATH 1348.

CSEN 3316  Software Engineering I  3 SCH  (3)  

Introduction to formal software design principles. An engineering approach to software development. Software project management. Software requirements analysis, specification, design, development and validation. Prerequisite: 6 semester hours of Computer Science or Information Systems.

CSEN 3330  Android Mobile App Dev  3 SCH  (3)  

Strategies and techniques for designing and developing Android mobile applications, including user interface screen layouts, the definition of program logic, and the connection between them. Prerequisite: CSEN 2310.

CSEN 3331  iOS Mobile App Dev  3 SCH  (3)  

Technologies, tools, and techniques used to develop iOS mobile applications including user interface development, gender-based interfaces, integrated location services, multi-touch event handling, Applie iOS platform, Xcode IDE, Objective-C, and Swift programming languages. Prerequisite: CSCN 2310.

CSEN 4201  Software Engineering Project  2 SCH  (1-3)  

A major project of an original nature carried to completion over a period of two semesters. Normally taken in the final academic year prior to graduation. Prerequisite: senior standing in Computer Science. Laboratory fee, $5 each semester.

Fee: $5.00

CSEN 4202  Software Engineering Proj (WI)  2 SCH  (1-3)  

A major project of an original nature carried to completion over a period of two semesters. Normally taken in the final academic year prior to graduation. Prerequisite: senior standing in Computer Science. Laboratory fee, $5 each semester.

Fee: $5.00

CSEN 4317  Software Engineering II  3 SCH  (3)  

Advanced software design principles. An engineering approach to software development emphasizing advanced techniques for validation and verification. Prerequisite: CSEN 3316.

CSEN 4320  Computer Networks  3 SCH  (3)  

Data communication networks and ISO reference model, the electrical interface, data transmission, data link and its protocols, local area network and its protocols, wide area network and its protocols, internetworking. Prerequisite: 6 hours of upper level Computer Science.

CSEN 4332  Web Mobile App Dev  3 SCH  (3)  

Concepts and technologies to design and develop mobile web applications, including system environment and architecture, system development methodologies, user interface design, data processing, and operations of data management. Prerequisite: CSEN 2310.

CSEN 4335  Selected Topics  1-3 SCH  (1-3)  

One or more topics of computer science. May be repeated for a total of 6 semester hours. Prerequisite: consent of instructor.

CSEN 4336  Special Problems  1-3 SCH  (1-3)  

Individual solution of selected problems in computer science conducted under direct supervision of a faculty member. May be repeated for up to 6 semester hours. Prerequisite: consent of instructor.

CSEN 4340  Computer Security  3 SCH  (3)  

Theory and practice of computer secuirty. Cryptographic tools used to provide security, such as shared key encryption, public key encryption, key exchange, and digital signature, with application to security in computer programs, operating systems, database management systems, and networks. Prerequisite: CSEN 4320.

CSEN 4362  Operating Systems  3 SCH  (3)  

Study of operating system principles, including process management, memory management, resource allocation and input, output and interrupt processing. Prerequisite: CSEN 2330 or EEEN 3449.

CSEN 4366  Programming Languages  3 SCH  (3)  

Formal definition of programming languages including specification of syntax and semantics. Precedence, infix, prefix and postfix notation. Global properties of algorithmic languages. List processing, string manipulation, data description and simulation languages. Run-time representation of program and data structures. Prerequisite: CSEN 2328.

CSEN 4367  Data Mining  3 SCH  (3)  

Data mining techniques; implementation, benefits, and the outcome expectations from this new technology. Prerequisite: Senior standing.

CSEN 4399  Internship in Computer Science  1-3 SCH  (1-3)  

An off-campus learning experience allowing the acquisition, development, and application of computer science and information technology skills. Prerequisites: Approval of program head or department head.