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Computers in Radiology   (RDO-301)   3.00 s.h.  
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Study of the operation and clinical applications of computers associated with radiologic sciences; includes the development of projects within the realm of computers used in the radiologic sciences. 
Computers in the Clinical Laboratory   (CLB-482)   3.00 s.h.  
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Computers in the Clinical Laboratory Discussion of components of a computer, theory of computer operation including hardware, software, interfacing problems, and systems analysis. Computer systems in the clinical laboratory using basic language and hand-on training with computer terminals. 
Parallel Computers and Programming   (COS-431)   3.00 s.h.  
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Course Description
General structures and design techniques of parallel computers. Programming paradigms and algorithm design considerations for parallel processors.

Learning Outcomes
Through the Portfolio Assessment process, students will demonstrate that they can appropriately address the following outcomes:

  • Define terminology commonly used in parallel computing.
  • Describe different parallel architectures, inter-connect networks, programming models, and algorithms for common operations.
  • Develop an efficient parallel algorithm to solve a problem.

 
Introduction to Computers   (COS-101)   3.00 s.h.  
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Course Description
Introduction to Computers provides you with a broad, general introduction to hardware and software fundamentals, productivity software, graphics, digital media, multimedia, database applications, networking, the Internet, and security and privacy issues, as well as an introduction to object-oriented programming using the Visual Basic programming language.

Learning Outcomes
Through the Portfolio Assessment process, students will demonstrate that they can appropriately address the following outcomes:

  • Describe the basic nomenclature of a computer and the many input and output devices available today.
  • Explain software fundamentals and describe a variety of productivity applications.
  • Compare and contrast graphics, digital media, and multimedia applications.
  • Describe database applications and enumerate privacy concerns.
  • Identify networking and telecommunication fundamentals.
  • Distinguish between the Internet and the World Wide Web.
  • Explain computer security and the various means by which the risks of security may be minimized.
  • Write several application programs using the Visual Basic 2010 programming language.

Available by CLEP and DSST exam.  
Computer Applications Hazardous Materials   (ENT-360)   3.00 s.h.  
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Is an introduction to the various forms of data management utilizing personal computers. Topics covered include computerized inventory control, material and record tracking, modeling databases, on-line systems, electronic bulletin boards, and the basic operation of IBM computers. 
Computerized Imaging   (HST-312)   3.00 s.h.  
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An overview of the terminology and methods of data acquisition and image processing that are applicable to the use of computers in the imaging sciences. The organization of computers, the input and output of data, and the principles of image function, display and storage are presented.  
Computerized Imaging   (DXI-312)   3.00 s.h.  
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An overview of the terminology and methods of data acquisition and image processing that are applicable to the use of computers in the imaging sciences. The organization of computers, the input and output of data, and the principles of image function, display and storage are presented.  
Telecommunications in Business   (CAP-303)   3.00 s.h.  
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Students learn the concepts and techniques of designing local and wide area networks for microcomputers, linking micro to mainframe computers and computer telecommunications. Students learn past and current techniques for linking computers together, work through case studies and design actual networks.  
Health Information Systems   (CIS-300)   3.00 s.h.  
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Course Description
Systems analysis techniques, evaluation of hardware and software components of computers for health information system applications; data representation and manipulation in computers; requirements and limitations of computer programming methods for controlling the accuracy and security of data in computer systems; the design and cost effectiveness of health information systems; and record linkage and data sharing.

Learning Outcomes
Through the Portfolio Assessment process, students will demonstrate that they can appropriately address the following outcomes:

  • how computers are used
  • uses of application software
  • components of a system unit
  • input and output devices
  • storage devices
  • uses of and ramifications of the Internet
  • systems software
  • communications and networks
  • databases and information management
  • systems development
  • program development
  • use of multimedia
  • security, privacy, and ethics issues
  • controversial computer-related topics addressing the use of computers in contemporary society

 
Introduction to Engineering   (EGM-101)   3.00 s.h.  
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An introduction to the profession of engineering, graphical communications, problem solving, and use of computers. 
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