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ECIS/ENGM 607. OPERATIONS RESEARCH
Models and methods of operations research in solving engineering and management problems. Includes linear models, linear programming, duality, post optimality and network analysis and simulation. Three credits

ECIS 635. MANAGEMENT OF INFORMATION SYSTEMS
Basic principles of Management Information Systems. Topics in current networking and communication technologies and their impacts on performance and productivity in an organization. Software and hardware components of a network and database technology. Three credits.

ECIS 636. COMPUTER NETWORKS & CYBER SECURITY
Relationship between computer systems, network services and cybersecurity. HTTP, HTTPS, SMTP, DNS, SSH and other network services. Security, privacy and usability issues in a network environment. Three credits

ECIS 637. DATA BASE AND BIG DATA MANAGEMENT
Survey of current database approaches and systems. Topics include DBMS types; architecture; introduction to SQL; query optimization. DB management project required. Three credits

ECIS 638. INTRODUCTION TO DATA SCIENCE
Practical tools used to analyze and interpret data. A review of probability, statistics and software programming. Data pre-processing techniques, spectral analysis techniques, supervised learning techniques in classification and regression, unsupervised learning techniques in clustering and visualization techniques. Three credits

ECIS 639. SOFTWARE PROGRAMMING FOR ENGINEERS
The course introduces concepts of python programming for engineering and IT applications. Topics include variables, conditionals and loops, functions, files and input/output, and object oriented techniques. Three credit hours

ENGM 600. ENGINEERING MANAGEMENT THEORY AND APPLICATIONS
Management theories, concepts, and applications in an engineering or other technical environment; roles and responsibilities of the engineering manager as integral part of an organization’s overall performance; motivation and leadership theories and methodologies. Three credits

ENGM 603. ENGINEERING FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT AND ACCOUNTING
Understanding of financial decisions by corporations. Uses and limitations of accounting information. Topics include return on investment; return on assets; asset management; capital planning; budgets, controls, taxes, profit centers; financial and risk analysis. Three credits

ENGM 605. QUALITY ASSURANCE
Statistical quality control methods for products and services; design of quality control systems; control of quality control inputs. Lecture and problem solving. Three credits ENGM 607. OPERATIONS RESEARCH Models and methods of operations research in solving engineering and management problems. Includes linear models, linear programming, duality, post optimality and network analysis and simulation. Three credits

ENGM 610. ADVANCED ENGINEERING ECONOMY
Application of engineering economic analysis in complex decision situations. Inflation and price changes; uncertainty evaluation using non-probabilistic techniques; capital financing and project allocation; evaluations involving equipment replacement, investor-owned utilities, and public works projects; probabilistic risk analysis. Three credits

ENGM/ECIS 612. TECHNICAL PROJECT MANAGEMENT
Development and management of engineering and technology projects. Project proposal preparation; resource and cost estimating; and project planning, organizing, and controlling: network diagrams and other techniques. Role of project manager: team building, conflict resolution, and contract negotiations. Three credits

ENGM 616. STRATEGIC MANAGEMENT IN A TECHNICAL ENVIRONMENT
Strategic planning process and strategic management in practice; corporate vision and mission; product, market, organizational, and financial strategies; external factors; commercialization of new technologies; and competition and beyond. Three credits

ENGM 621. ENGINEERING LAW
Legal principles and procedures; contracts and patents; liability, product liability, computer and environmental law; government regulation. Three credits