STAT 1401. Elementary Statistics (3-0-3) Prerequisite: Satisfactory score on math placement exam or completion of any of the following courses with a grade of "C" or better: MATH 1001, MATH 1101, MATH 1111, MATH 1113, MATH 1125, or MATH 1131. This is a non-calculus based introduction to statistics. Course content includes descriptive statistics, probability theory, confidence intervals, hypothesis testing, and other selected statistical topics.
WBIT 1100. Introduction to Information Technology (3-0-3) This course is an introductory course in information technology. Topics include foundations in hardware, software, data and an overview of the use of information technology in organizations. Additional topics include structured programming techniques, systems development, database design and networking, with an emphasis on appropriate business ethics, interpersonal skills and team building.
WBIT 1310. Programming and Problem Solving I (3-0-3) Prerequisite: "C" or better in Area A mathematics course and in WBIT 1100. This course helps students to develop basic problem-solving skills using the Java programming language. Students are introduced to fundamentals of Java programming language with emphasis on primitive data types, control structures, methods, arrays, classes, objects, abstraction, inheritance and polymorphism. Students learn basic techniques of good programming style, design, coding, debugging, and documentation. Students are able to create programs to solve basic practical problems.
WBIT 2000. The Enterprise and IT (3-0-3) Prerequisite: WBIT 1100 with a grade of C or better. Classes may be taken concurrently. This course will look at the structure and management of an information technology infrastructure. From the management aspect the course will touch on principles and practices of managing both people and technology to support an organization. The course will emphasize how to make an information technology infrastructure effective, efficient, and productive. The management of hardware, software, data, networks and other supporting IT functions will be studied.
WBIT 2300. Discrete Math for IT (3-0-3) Prerequisite: MATH 1113 or MATH 1125 with a grade of C or better. Discrete (as opposed to continuous) mathematics is of direct importance to the fields of Computer Science and Information Technology. This branch of mathematics includes studying areas such as set theory, logic, relations, graph theory, and analysis of algorithms. This course is intended to provide students with an understanding of these areas and their use in the fields of Computer Science and Information Technology.
WBIT 2311. Programming and Problem Solving II (3-0-3) Prerequisites: WBIT 1310 and WBIT 2300 with a grade of "C" or better. The emphasis of this course is on advanced programming techniques in Java including GUI's, software reuse through component libraries, recursion, event-driven programming, database processing, file processing, and exception handling. Students are able to create event-driven, graphical programs or text-based programs solving practical problems incorporating databases and external files.