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CPSC 3125. Operating Systems (3-0-3) Prerequisites: CPSC 2105 and CPSC 2108, both with grades of "C" or better. An introduction to basic operating system level software concepts. Course topics include processes, threads, symmetric multi-processing, thread synchronization and memory management techniques.


CPSC 3131. Database Systems 1 (3-0-3) Prerequisite: CPSC 1302 with a grade of "C" or better. The course covers the fundamentals of database systems. Topics to be covered include the following: file systems and database concepts, database models, relational database model, introduction to SQL, database design and implementation, database integrity, and normalization of database tables. Implementation techniques using commercial DBMS will be considered. The course includes lab work and individual database application programming projects.


CPSC 3165. Professionalism in Computing (3-0-3) Prerequisite: Junior or Senior Standing. The social impact, implications and effects of computers on society, and the responsibilities of computer professionals in directing the emerging technology. Includes the examinations of reliable, risk-free technologies, and systems which provide user friendly processes. Specific topics include an overview of the history of computing, computer applications and their impact, the computing profession, and the legal and ethical responsibilities of professionals.


CPSC 3175. Object-Oriented Design (3-0-3) Prerequisite: CPSC 2108 with a grade of "C" or better. An introduction to designing windows applications using object-oriented and component technologies. The emphasis of this course is in event-driven programming using controls and components to develop desktop windows applications. The primary focus of the course is on the full usage of the Object-Oriented Paradigm for problem-solving and software development using an object-oriented programming language and the Standard Object Modeling Language (UML).


CPSC 4000. Baccalaureate Survey (0-0-0) Satisfactory grade in this course indicates completion of the Field Test. Survey can be taken more than once. (S/U grading.)


CPSC 5157. Computer Networks (3-0-3) Prerequisite: CPSC 2108 with a minimum grade of C. Local area networks, wide area networks, and internets. Protocols and the ISO Open Systems Interconnect reference model. Design, analysis, and performance evaluation. Emphasis on data link, network, and transport protocols.


MATH 5125. Discrete Mathematics (3-0-3) Prerequisites: MATH 1132 with a grade of "C" or better or MATH 2125 with a grade of "C" or better. Topics include enumeration, relations, graphs, trees, and modeling computation.