MIS368 Introduction to 3D Graphics & Animation (3)
This course introduces students to the world of three-dimensional (3D) computer graphics and animation. The software
package that is used in the class is Maya, the most widely used 3D content creation and animation software. Topics
include curves and polygons, surfaces, lights, cameras, rendering, effects, and more.
MIS411 Systems Analysis & Design (3)
Introduces the concepts of the systems development life cycle. Analyzes various examples, such as traditional, CASE,
prototyping, and RAD. Discusses file and database structures and processing practices. Presents techniques and tools
for system specifications and documentation.
May be taken concurrently with CS301 but not before.
MIS432 Database Management Systems (3)
Design, implementation, and management of business database systems. Includes data analysis, design, and
MIS438 Advanced Database Application Development (3)
This course examines advanced concepts used to develop information systems. Topics include advanced database
programming, embedded database commands in high-level languages, and expert system designed user interface
concepts. Pertinent current topics used in information system development are also included.
MIS441 Website Administration (3)
Students will learn to install, maintain, and administer a website. Integral to this class is the tight cohesion of theory
(lecture) and praxis (hands-on labs). Subject matter will include TCP/IP; security; intranets; designing, implementing,
and administering databases; search services; firewalls and proxy servers; etc.
MIS468 Advanced 3D Graphics and Animation (3)
This course continues the study of 3D graphics and animation begun in MIS368.
MIS478 IS Internship (1-4)
Provides an applied learning experience in a supervised work environment. May include work in systems analysis and
design, programming, network administration, etc.
Prerequisites: junior or senior standing and instructor’s approval.
MIS488 Independent Research (1-3)
Independent advanced study of specialized topics with faculty advisor.
Prerequisite: instructor’s approval.
MIS492 IS Senior Seminar (3)
This senior seminar course is designed to integrate the field of Information Technology into a biblical worldview,
including the ethical issues relating to the field. It also provides students the opportunity to demonstrate their proficiency
and knowledge through a project and a set of research and writing assignments.
Prerequisite: senior standing.
MIS498 Advanced Topics in Information Systems (1-3)
A study of relevant information systems topics. May be repeated for credit if content is different.