Investigation of fundamental concepts of operating systems, including program management, input/output control systems, systems deadlock, and file management. Different operating systems compared. Prerequisite: CSCI 3143. 3 hours
Special advanced topics in computer science in areas of formal language and JAVA, compiler theory, artificial intelligence, parallel processing, and network theory. 1-4 hours. Prerequisite: permission of instructor.
Readings in communication theory as discussed in scholarly and professional literature; analysis of arguments; oral and written responses to arguments, including organization of material and use of evidence, reasoning, language, and recognition of fallacies. Prerequisite: Junior standing and major in communication or permission of instructor. 3 hours.
Individual project developed and presented with written, visual, and oral elements. Course requirements include public presentation of project plus professional portfolio of (1) communication materials that reflect mastery of principles in communication courses, (2) master resume, and (3) statement of preparation for career goal(s). Prerequisite: Senior standing and major in communication. 3 hours.