CGS: Computer General Studies Courses

Courses

CGS 2060   Excursions in Computing

College of Sci and Engineering, Department of Computer Science

3 sh (may not be repeated for credit)

This course introduces students to essential concepts related to computing and software systems so that students may develop a computing literacy necessary to interact proficiently with modern computing systems in personal and professional domains.

CGS 2570   Personal Computer Applications

College of Sci and Engineering, Department of Computer Science

3 sh (may not be repeated for credit)

Internet Based online course, which provides practical experience with current popular microcomputer application packages. Students typically learn to use word-processing, spreadsheet, database software, and PowerPoint. Required for CIS majors but may not be taken for credit by CS majors.

CGS 2920   Foundations in Information Technology

College of Sci and Engineering, Department of Department of Information Tech

1 sh (may not be repeated for credit)

This course will serve as a program cornerstone, introducing BS in IT students to the general scope of the Information Technology field. Students will begin the process of assessing academic and professional goals, including evaluating potential capstone experiences/goals, considering professional development opportunities within and outside UWF, and evaluating interest in graduate studies.

CGS 3183   Basic Web Applications

College of Sci and Engineering, Department of Department of Information Tech

3 sh (may not be repeated for credit)
Prerequisite: CGS 2570

Introduces the student to the concepts and principles of designing software tools used in web applications. The student will gain hands on experience in developing, manipulating, and implementing web tools such as a databases and server-side programming. Credit may not be received in both CGS 3183 and CGS 3172.

CGS 3464   Programming Using Visual Basic

College of Sci and Engineering, Department of Department of Information Tech

3 sh (may not be repeated for credit)
Prerequisite: CGS 2570

An introductory course in programming for non-majors. Incorporates the basic concepts of programming, programming logic and problem solving, as well as the design features of a visual, event driven language. Students will use a visual interface to program useful applications.

CGS 3604   Applications of Information Technology

College of Sci and Engineering, Department of Department of Information Tech

3 sh (may not be repeated for credit)
Prerequisite: (CGS 2570) AND (MAC 1105 OR MAC 1140)

Investigates current applications of information technology in business, scientific research, education, and media, and examines issues facing the information technology professional working in a variety of disciplines.

CGS 3763   Operating Systems Concepts

College of Sci and Engineering, Department of Department of Information Tech

3 sh (may not be repeated for credit)
Prerequisite: (COP 2253 OR COP 2334) AND (CGS 2920)

Presents basic and applied skills/abilities to effectively utilize computer operating systems and analyze operating system performance.

CGS 4905   Directed Study

College of Sci and Engineering, Department of Computer Science

1-12 sh (may be repeated indefinitely for credit)

CGS 4912   Undergraduate Research in Information Technology

College of Sci and Engineering, Department of Department of Information Tech

1-3 sh (may be repeated for up to 6 sh of credit)
Prerequisite: CGS 2920

Students will propose, design, and perform a research project in consultation with a UWF professor, who will serve as research supervisor. Research will be summarized and presented within the department and University. Permission is required.

CGS 4935   Senior Seminar in Information Technology

College of Sci and Engineering, Department of Department of Information Tech

2 sh (may not be repeated for credit)
Prerequisite: CIS 4947* OR CGS 4912* OR CIS 3949* OR CTS 4911*; Completion of 90 hours of college course work is required prior to taking this course.

Students will meet with Information Technology professionals and faculty to learn about professional issues and responsibilities, employability skills and careers in Information Technology. This will help students understand the job market so they will be able to transfer skills to future job positions.

CGS 5905   Directed Study

College of Sci and Engineering, Department of Computer Science

1-12 sh (may be repeated indefinitely for credit)

CGS 6905   Directed Study

College of Sci and Engineering, Department of Computer Science

1-12 sh (may be repeated indefinitely for credit)