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.
Practicum in professional communication. Student must work in "real-world" setting approved by academic advisor and internship supervisor. Prerequisite: Junior standing, communication GPA of at least 3.0, and approval of communication advisor. May be repeated with change in work responsibilities. 1-3 hours.
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.