Information Technology & Management
      Information Technology & Management
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Information Technology & Management

Admission Requirements
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Information Technology & Management
      Healthcare Information Technology (18.6 hours)

      HM courses are offered thr...
Information Technology & Management
Internet Development and Electronicc Commerce (18 hours)

Recommended courses (9 hours...
Information Technology & Management

      Master of Information Technology & Management: General Course of Study
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Information Technology & Management
Course Descriptions

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Undergraduate Courses              ITM 411                                   ITM 423
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  1. 1. Information Technology & Management Information Technology & Management Center for Professional Development The Master of Information Technology & Management is Daniel F. and Ada L. Rice Campus designed primarily for working professionals who seek a 201 E. Loop Road hands-on, laboratory based program that broadens and Wheaton, IL 60187 deepens their knowledge of new and emerging informa- www.cpd.iit.edu tion technologies, the application and integration of these technologies, and the administrative practices used in the Program Director: effective management of these technologies. C. Robert Carlson 630.682.6002 carlson@iit.edu Degree Offered Master of Information Technology & Management Certificate Program Computer and Network Security Technologies Faculty C. Robert Carlson, Professor, Director of the Center William Lidinsky, Alva C. Todd Professor and Assistant for Professional Development and Academic Director, Director, Information Technology and Management Information Technology and Management Degree Degree Programs. B.S.E.E., M.S.E.E. Illinois Institute of Programs. B.A. Augustana College, Ph.D. University Technology, M.B.A. University of Chicago. Computer net- of Iowa. Database design, object-oriented modeling and working, computer and network security, and computer design, software engineering, and IT entrepreneurship. and network forensics. Carol Davids, Alva C. Todd Professor and Director Alexander K. Manov, Senior Lecturer. Ph.D. Illinois of the VoIP Laboratory, Center for Professional Institute of Technology. Database systems, operating sys- Development. B.S.E.E. Cornell, M.I.T.M. Illinois tems, database and system security. Institute of Technology. Voice over IP, networks, and digital and voice communications. Raymond E. Trygstad, Lecturer and Director of Information Technology, Center for Professional Dennis Hood, Lecturer. B.S. Rensselaer Polytechnic Development. B.S. United States Naval Academy, Institute, M.S. Stevens Institute of Technology. Project M.S.S.M. University of Denver. Online design, Internet Management, process engineering, information technol- application development, multimedia, system administra- ogy management. tion, information security management, and information technology policy. Laboratory and Research Facilities The Center for Professional Development operates and classroom is wired for full network connectivity for note- administers over 250 computers and servers in two loca- book computers, which are made available for students tions to support teaching and learning. Eleven who cannot provide their own. All laboratories are nor- laboratories include two Sun Solaris facilities, one net- mally available for student use outside of class hours, working/network security facility, and one dedicated Voice and one or more laboratories are available for student over IP (VoIP) facility which includes an entire CISCO use weekdays between 10 am and 10 pm at the Rice VoIP LAN as well as video and mesh wireless capabili- Campus. A wireless network at the Rice Campus provides ties. The network security and VoIP laboratories provide complete coverage of the campus and operates at all additional facilities for student projects and applied times that the campus is open. Students make extensive research, some of which is undertaken in conjunction use of the network infrastructure provided to support with industry partners. Additionally one IITV/IIT Online personal notebook computers. 218 IIT Graduate Bulletin 2006-2008
  2. 2. Information Technology & Management Admission Requirements Applicants for admission must have earned a four-year field will be required to demonstrate proficiency in the bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution with a undergraduate courses that are prerequisites for the minimum cumulative undergraduate GPA of 3.0/4.0. graduate program. Proficiency may be demonstrated by International applicants are required to submit a taking and passing a written exam or taking and passing, GRE score with a minimum score of 1200 (combined score with a grade of “B” or better, the prerequisite undergrad- for tests taken prior to Oct. 1, 2002); or 900 quantitative + uate courses at IIT. Current prerequisites for the Master verbal and 2.5 analytical writing, (for tests taken on or of Information Technology & Management include com- after Oct. 1, 2002) and may be required to submit a puter hardware and operating system literacy (ITM 301 TOEFL score (see page 26). Admission as a non-degree stu- or ITM 302 or equivalent coursework, certification or dent follows the university policy set forth in this bulletin. experience) and an ability to program at a basic level using a contemporary programming language (ITM 311 Students whose undergraduate degree is not in a com- or ITM 312 or equivalent coursework, certification or puter-related area or who do not have significant experience). experience or certifications in the information technology Master of Information Technology & Management 30 credit hours (Courses may be selected from 400-and a server (ITM 461); and the ability to create and 500-level courses; a minimum of 18 credit hours must be administer databases using a modern database at the 500-level or higher.) management system (ITM 421). GPA of 3.0/4.0 or better The following course groupings are meant to guide stu- Students whose undergraduate degree is not in a com- dents in their course selection, allowing them to focus on puter-related area or who do not have significant a particular area of information technology, depending on experience or certifications in the information technology their interests, background and career goals: alternative field will be required to complete core courses or demon- courses in each concentration may be available at the dis- strate their knowledge through equivalent coursework, cretion of the student’s advisor. Students are not required certification or experience. These core courses will ensure to choose a specialization for degree completion and can basic knowledge of networking concepts, protocols and mix courses from different specializations: a general pro- methods (ITM 540); knowledge of the Internet, including gram of study is also available. the ability to build Web sites and deliver them on Core Courses (9 hours) Required courses Note: Core courses may be waived upon presentation of ITM 421 Data Modeling and Applications evidence of equivalent coursework, certification or experi- ITM 561 Internet Technologies & Web Design ence. ITM 540 Introduction to Data Networks and the Internet Computer and Information Security (18 hours) Recommended courses (9 hours) Plus three courses chosen from the following: ITM 528 Database Security ITM 538 Computer & Network Forensics ITM 548 System and Network Security ITM 549 System and Network Security: Projects & ITM 578 Information Systems Security Management Advanced Methods ITM 551 Distributed Workstation System Administration OR ITM 552 Client-Server System Administration ITM 558 Operating System Security IIT Graduate Bulletin 2006–2008 219
  3. 3. Information Technology & Management Healthcare Information Technology (18.6 hours) HM courses are offered through the Stuart School of Business and are scheduled on a quarter rather than a semester basis; HM course start dates may be different than other courses and each course runs for 10 weeks. Recommended courses (9.6 hours) Plus three courses chosen from the following HM 500 Management of Healthcare ITM 495 Bioinformatics HM 510 Healthcare Systems and Technology ITM 521 Client Server Technologies and Applications HM 520 Health Informatics ITM 531 Object Oriented System Analysis, HM 530 Organization, Policy and Strategic Modeling and Design Health Systems ITM 571 Project Management for Information Technology Management ITM 574 Strategic Information Technology Management ITM 578 Information Systems Security Management IT Management and Entrepreneurship (18 hours) Recommended courses (9 hours) Plus three courses chosen from the following: ITM 571 Project Management for Information ITM 531 Object Oriented System Analysis, Technology Management Modeling and Design ITM 574 Strategic Information Technology Management ITM 532 UML Based Software Development ITM 581 IT Entrepreneurship ITM 572 Process Engineering for Information Technology Managers ITM 573 Building & Leading Effective Teams ITM 575 Networking and Telecommunications Management ITM 578 Information Systems Security Management ITM 585 Legal and Ethical Issues in Information Technology Voice and Data Communication Technology (18 hours) Recommended courses (9 hours) Plus three courses chosen from the following: ITM 540 Introduction to Data Networks and the Internet ITM 541 Network Administration and Operations ITM 545 Telecommunications Technology ITM 542 Wireless Technologies and Applications ITM 546 Voice Communications Over Data Networks ITM 548 System and Network Security ITM 549 System and Network Security: Projects & Advanced Methods ITM 571 Project Management for Information Technology Management ITM 575 Networking and Telecommunications Management ITM 594 Special Project in Digital Voice and Data Communication Date Management (18 hours) Recommended courses (9 hours) Plus three courses chosen from the following: ITM 421 Data Modeling and Applications ITM 521 Client Server Technologies and Applications ITM 422 Advanced Database Management ITM 528 Database Security ITM 531 Object Oriented System Analysis, Modeling and Design ITM 534 Human Computer Interaction ITM 574 Strategic Information Technology Management ITM 578 Information Systems Security Management ITM 594 Special Project in Data Management 220 IIT Graduate Bulletin 2006-2008
  4. 4. Information Technology & Management Internet Development and Electronicc Commerce (18 hours) Recommended courses (9 hours) Plus three courses chosen from the following: ITM 461 Internet Technologies & Web Design ITM 411 Intermediate Object Oriented Programming ITM 562 Web Application Development ITM 414 Visual Programming Environments ITM 571 Project Management for Information ITM 415 Advanced Object Oriented Programming Technology Management ITM 541 Network Administration and Operations ITM 563 Internet Application Development ITM 564 Electronic Commerce Applications and Management ITM 565 Dynamic Web Page Development ITM 566 Web Services & Service-Oriented Architectures ITM 567 Enterprise Web Application Development COM 525 Research and Usability Testing Software Development (18 hours) Recommended courses (9 hours) Plus three courses chosen from the following: ITM 521 Client Server Technologies and Applications ITM 411 Intermediate Object Oriented Programming ITM 532 UML Based Software Development ITM 412 Advanced Structured and ITM 571 Project Management for Information Object Oriented Programming Technology Management ITM 415 Advanced Object Oriented Programming ITM 511 Application Development Methodologies ITM 531 Object Oriented System Analysis, Modeling and Design ITM 536 Software Testing and Maintenance ITM 567 Enterprise Web Application Development ITM 572 Process Engineering for Information Technology Managers Systems Administration (18 hours) Recommended courses (9 hours) Plus three courses chosen from the following: ITM 541 Network Administration and Operations ITM 456 Introduction to Open Source Operating Systems ITM 551 Distributed Workstation System Administration ITM 558 Operating System Security OR ITM 571 Project Management for Information ITM 552 Client-Server System Administration Technology Management ITM 574 Strategic Information Technology Management ITM 575 Networking and Telecommunications Management IIT Graduate Bulletin 2006–2008 221
  5. 5. Information Technology & Management Master of Information Technology & Management: General Course of Study These are selected groupings of courses allowing students Networking and Communications enrolled in the Master of Information Technology & *ITM 540 Introduction to Data Networks and the Internet Management degree to develop a broad overview knowl- *ITM 548 System and Network Security edge of information technology. Suggested courses in each ITM 541 Network Administration and Operations area are marked with an asterisk (*) with one alternative course listed for each area; more alternatives may be pos- System Administration sible at the discretion of the student’s advisor. *ITM 551 Distributed Workstation System Administration OR Internet Development and Electronic Commerce *ITM 552 Client-Server System Administration *ITM 461 Internet Technologies & Web Design *ITM 562 Web Site Application Development Software Development ITM 574 Strategic Information Technology Management *ITM 411 Intermediate Object Oriented Programming *ITM 532 UML Based Software Development Data Management ITM 571 Project Management for Information *ITM 421 Data Modeling and Applications Technology Management *ITM 521 Client Server Technologies and Applications ITM 531 Object Oriented System Analysis, Modeling Computer & Information Security and Design * ITM 578 Information Systems Security Management ITM 528 Database Security ITM 548 System and Network Security Certificate Programs Certificate programs offer working professionals an Courses taken may be later applied toward a degree pro- opportunity to increase their knowledge and skills in the gram. Applicants should have a bachelor’s degree from an specific areas of information technology. A certificate rep- accredited college or university; the degree need not be in resenting proven academic performance is presented after an information technology or computer related field. the required coursework is completed with a GPA of 3.0/4.0. Computer and Network Security Technologies This program is designed for students seeking knowledge and any two of the following six courses that will prepare them for careers in computer and net- work security and to deal with the challenging computer ITM 528 Database Security and network security problems facing society. All courses ITM 538 Computer & Network Forensics may be later applied toward the Master of Information ITM 548 System and Network Security Technology and Management degree for those who apply ITM 549 System and Network Security: Projects & and are accepted to the degree program. Advanced Methods ITM 558 Operating System Security Students in this program must select nine hours of ITM 578 Information System Security Management coursework from the following: Students who have already completed coursework or certifi- ITM 540 Introduction to Data Networks and the Internet cation equivalent to ITM 540 and/or ITM 421 may substitute OR a third course from the above list. ITM 421 Data Modeling and Applications Accelerated Courses The program may offer accelerated courses for credit in Accelerated courses provide an opportunity for degree- several areas of information technology & management. seeking students at IIT to complete graduate degree (Students should see the definition of accelerated courses requirements in a shorter time period. If taken by non- on page 41.) degree seeking students, all courses may be later applied toward the Master of Information Technology and Management degree for those who apply and are accepted to the degree program. 222 IIT Graduate Bulletin 2006-2008
  6. 6. Information Technology & Management Course Descriptions Numbers in parentheses ITM 531 system evolution, describe and docu- indicate class, lab and credit Object-Oriented System Analysis, ment an architecture effectively, hours, respectively. Modeling and Design and design suitable architectural This course will cover object-oriented solutions for a problem. Software ITM 511 approaches to system analysis, data integration and security issues are Application Development modeling and design that combine addressed. Prerequisite: ITM 531. Methodologies both process and data views of sys- (3-0-3) Students learn concepts in a system- tems. Emphasis is given to practical atic approach to the analysis, design, problems and the techniques needed ITM 536 implementation and maintenance of to create solutions in systems design. Software Testing and Maintenance software. Includes studies of the vari- (3-0-3) This course covers the basic concepts ous models of the software life-cycle, of software testing and maintenance. software development project man- ITM 532 The Testing Maturity Model provides agement, system requirements UML-Based Software Development a framework for developing a more analysis, and methodologies for prac- Study of software development mature test process. Testing tech tical application of these models to using the Unified Modeling niques, test metrics and test plan software development, including the Language (UML). Covers architec- management concepts are described use of CASE (Computer Aided ture-driven and component based within this framework. Prerequisites: Software Engineering) tools. techniques for modeling object-ori- ITM 471 or ITM 571. (3-0-3) Students apply these principles in ented applications. Particular projects to improve the quality of emphasis is placed on the hands-on ITM 538 their development process and final application of tools and components Computer & Network Forensics products. Prerequisite: ITM 412 or used for object-oriented systems mod- This course will address methods to significant software development eling. Prerequisite: ITM 412 or properly conduct a computer and/or experience. (2-2-3) significant object-oriented program- network forensics investigation ming experience. (3-0-3) including digital evidence collection ITM 521 and evaluation and legal issues Client/Server Technologies ITM 534 involved in network forensics. and Applications Human/Computer Interaction Technical issues in acquiring court- This course covers both concepts and Introduction to human-computer admissible chains-ofevidence using practical applications of client server interaction, a discipline concerned various forensic tools that recon- systems, a common form of distrib- with the design, evaluation and struct criminally liable actions at the uted system in which software is implementation of interactive com- physical and logical levels are also split between server tasks and client puting systems for human use. addressed. Prerequisite: ITM tasks. Both central and distributed Emphasis is given to the structure of 548 (2-2-3) server models will be studied, with communication between people and particular focus on middleware, sys- computers, capabilities of people to ITM 540 tems planning, and data access. The use computers, concerns that arise in Introduction to Data Networks and course includes hands-on develop- designing and building interfaces, the Internet ment of client-server applications in design trade-offs, and the process of This course covers current and evolv- database systems. Prerequisite: specification, design, and implemen- ing data network technologies, ITM 421. (2-2-3) tation of user interfaces. Particular protocols, network components, and emphasis is placed on practical the networks that use them, focusing ITM 528 design and usability of computer sys- on the Internet and related LANs. Database Security tem user interfaces. (3-0-3) The state of worldwide networking Students will engage in an in-depth and its evolution will be discussed. examination of topics in data security ITM 535 This course covers the Internet archi- including security considerations in Systems Architectures tecture, organizations, and protocols applications & systems development, The course deals with building inte- including: Ethernet, 802.11, routing, encryption methods, cryptography grated information infrastructures, the TCP/UDP/IP suite, DNS, SNMP, law, and security architecture & mod- including both hardware, software DHCP, and more. Students will be els. Prerequisite: ITM 421. (3-0-3) and network components, as a solu- presented with Internet-specific net- tions to particular information working tools for searching, testing, management needs and require- debugging, and configuring networks ments. Students should be able to and network-connected host comput- recognize major architectural styles ers. There will be opportunities for in existing systems, understand how network configuration and hands-on architecture influences long-term use of tools. (2-2-3) IIT Graduate Bulletin 2006–2008 223
  7. 7. Information Technology & Management ITM 541 such as modems, multiplexers, vir- design and development of secure Network Administration and tual circuits, hubs, bridges, and networks. This course includes a sig- Operations routers and their relationships to nificant real world team project that Students learn the details, use, and voice communications technology will results in an fully operational secu- configuration of network applica- be highlighted. (3-0-3) rity system. Students should have tions. Currently protocols and previous experience with object-ori- application technologies considered ITM 546 ented and/or scripting languages. include: SNMP, SMTP, IMAP, POP, Telecommunications Prerequisite: ITM 548 (2-2-3) (C) MIME, BOOTP, DHCP, SAMBA, Over Data Networks NFS, AFS, X, HTTP, DNS, NetBIOS, This course covers a suite of applica- ITM 551 and CIFS/SMB. Windows 2000 work- tion protocols known as Voice over IP Distributed Workstation groups and domains: file and printer (VoIP). It describes important proto- System Administration sharing, remote access, and the cols within that suite including RTP, Students learn to set up and main- Windows Network Neighborhood SDP, MGCP, and SIP and the archi- tain PC workstations and servers are addressed. A research paper tecture of various VoIP installations and to administer PC servers and in the above topic areas is required. including on-net to on-net, on-net to networks. Topics include hardware Prerequisite: ITM 440 or ITM 540 PSTN and Inter-domain scenarios. requirements; software compatibility; (2-2-3) The functions of the Network and system installation, configura- Elements that play significant roles tion and options and post-installation ITM 542 in this architecture will be defined. topics; administrative practices Wireless Technologies Examples of network elements that required for file system security; and Applications are currently available as products process management; performance This course will present the founda- will be examined. Prerequisite: monitoring and tuning; storage man- tion of wireless technologies and ITM 440 or ITM 540 (3-0-3) agement; back-up and restoration of examine state-of-the-art wireless sys- data; and disaster recovery and pre- tems and services, including digital ITM 548 vention. A group project or research cellular systems (DCS), wireless System and Network Security paper will demonstrate mastery of asynchronous transfer mode (ATM), Prepares students for a role as a net- the subject. Prerequisite: ITM 301 infrared data transfer (IrDA), wire- work security administrator and (4-4-6) less local area network technologies analyst. Topics include viruses, including 802.11b (wireless Ethernet) worms, other attack mechanisms, ITM 552 and Bluetooth, and third-generation vulnerabilities and countermeasures, Client-Server System (3G) systems such as wireless code network security protocols, encryp- Administration division multiple access (W-CDMA) tion, identity and authentication, Students learn to setup and config- and cdma2000. Security for wireless scanning, firewalls, security tools, ure a contemporary operating systems including encryption and and organizations addressing secu- system, including the actual installa- authentication issues will also be rity. A component of this course is a tion of the operating system on the addressed. Prerequisite: ITM 441 or self-contained team project that, if student workstation, in a networked ITM 541. (3-0-3) the student wishes, can be extended client-server environment. User into a full operational security sys- account management, security, print- ITM 545 tem in a follow-on course (ITM 549). ing, disk configuration, and backup Telecommunications Technology Prerequisite: ITM 440 or ITM 540 procedures are addressed, with par- Introduction to voice and data com- (2-2-3). ticular attention to coverage of munications infrastructure design TCP/IP and TCP/IP applications. and implementation. Current infra- ITM 549 System installation, configuration structure including components of System and Network Security: and administration issues as well as voice networks (such as carrier Projects and Advanced Methods network file systems, network access switches, PBXs, SS7, T1 trunks, and Prepares students for a role as a net- and compatibility with other operat- switched versus dedicated circuits), work security analyst and developer ing systems are also addressed. A the Public Switched Telephone and give the student experience in group project or research paper will Network (PSTN), communications developing a production security sys- demonstrate mastery of the subject. industry structure, telephone-data tem. Topics may include computer Prerequisite: ITM 302 (4-4-6) system interfaces and interaction, and network forensics, advances in and convergence of voice and data cryptography and security protocols ITM 555 communications systems will be and systems; operating system secu- Handheld Device Technologies examined, along with possible alter- rity, analysis of recent security An in-depth introduction to contem- native approaches. Also examined attacks, vulnerability and intrusion porary handheld device technologies will be components of data networks detection, incident analysis, and the such as personal digital assistants 224 IIT Graduate Bulletin 2006-2008
  8. 8. Information Technology & Management (PDA), handheld computers, network traditional client/server applications. markup language infrastructures. analysis/security devices and wire- A discussion of the technologies Principles of XML use are reinforced less telephone/pager technologies involved in creating these Internet by analysis of business case studies including I-mode and wireless access applications is included, and stu- including an XML-based Web site. protocol (WAP). Fundamentals of dents will learn to use these Prerequisite: ITM 461 (2-2-3) programming and security considera- technologies to create robust server- tions for handheld device technology side applications. Also addressed is ITM 567 are introduced. Prerequisites: ITM the role of the Application Service Enterprise Web Application 412, ITM 421, and ITM 461 or 561, Provider (ASP) in enterprise infor- Development or a working knowledge of object-ori- mation technology management. Students learn how to construct ented programming, database Prerequisite: ITM 411 (2-2-3) large-scale enterprise-level Web fundamentals, and HTML (2-2-3) applications using current technolo- ITM 564 gies. Areas covered include ITM 558 Electronic Commerce components, design goals, and archi- Operating System Security Applications and Management tecture as well as integration of This course will address theoretical Strategies for management of elec- databases and directory services; concepts of operating system secu- tronic commerce allow students to security will be discussed and give rity, security architectures of current learn to re-engineer established rise to topics including persistence, operating systems, and details of business processes to increase enter- communication, transactions and security implementation using best prise competitive advantage, provide container services. Students will practices to configure operating sys- better customer service, reduce oper- design, develop and deploy a real- tems to industry security standards. ating costs, and achieve a better world Web application. Prerequisite: Server configuration, system-level return on investment. Students will ITM 415 or permission of Instructor firewalls, file system security, log- learn to evaluate, use, and deploy (2-2-3) ging, anti-virus and anti-spyware state-of-the-art tools and techniques measures and other operating sys- needed to develop a reliable e-com- ITM 571 tem security strategies will be merce offering on the Web. The Networking and examined. Prerequisite: ITM 301 or course will cover state-of-the-art Telecommunications Management ITM 302 (2-2-3) programming and development tools. Project Management for Information This class will provide students with Technology Management Basic ITM 562 hands-on exposure needed to design principles of project management Web Site Application Development and build a fully functional are taught. Includes software devel- Programming the Common Gateway e-commerce Web site. Prerequisite: opment concepts of requirements Interface (CGI) for Web pages is ITM 563. (2-2-3) analysis, object modeling and design introduced with emphasis on and software testing. Management creation of interfaces to handle Web- ITM 565 of application development and based form data. CGI programming Dynamic Web Page Development major Web development projects is taught in multiple languages. Students will learn the W3C and will also be addressed. (3-0-3) Security of Web sites is covered with major vendor’s Document Object an emphasis on controlled access Models (DOM) and how to use script- ITM 572 sites. Setup, administration and cus- ing syntax and techniques to make Process Engineering for tomization of content management use of the DOM in the preparation of Information Technolgy Managers systems including blog and portal dynamic web pages. The role of This course will provide students sites is introduced. Students design Cascading Style Sheets in dynamic with the knowledge and skills to and create a major Web site with web pages will also be covered in define, model, measure and improve including basic CGI programs with detail. Prerequisite: ITM 461 (2-2-3) business processes. The course will Web interfaces and process data focus on reengineering processes flows from online forms with basic ITM 566 through the application of technology database structures. Prerequisite: XML and XHTML to achieve significant and measur- ITM 461 (2-2-3) The student is introduced to extensi- able improvement. The course will ble markup languages and associate explore the latest industry standards ITM 563 modeling technique required to and students will use state-of-the-art Internet Application Development develop leading edge Web documen- software tools for hands-on experien- In-depth examination of the concepts tation for a next generation Web site, tial learning. Prerequisite: ITM 471 involved in the development of and learns to design structured and or ITM 571 (3-0-3) Internet applications. Students will intuitive markup utilizing schema learn the differences and similarities and stylesheets which flexibly aug- between Internet applications and ment the underlying extensible IIT Graduate Bulletin 2006–2008 225
  9. 9. Information Technology & Management ITM 573 ITM 578 using development tools such as com- Building and Leading Information System Security pilers, simulators and evaluation boards. Prerequisite: ITM 301 or equivalent computer architecture Effective Teams Management This course will prepare students to In-depth examination of topics in the be effective IT managers. Students management of information technol- course; C/C++ programming experi- will be introduced to the general ogy security including access control ence. (2-2-3) challenges of management as well as systems and methodology, business the challenges unique to leading continuity and disaster recovery ITM 594 teams of technology professionals. planning, legal issues in information Special Projects The course will explore the skills system security, ethics, computer in Information Technology necessary to excel as a leader includ- operations security, physical security Capstone project. Prerequisite: ing dealing with conflict, developing and security architecture and models Written consent of instructor. leadership skills, recruiting and using current standards and models. (Credit: 1 to 6) developing employees, and leading (3-0-3) remote and virtual teams. Students ITM 595 will explore case studies and execute Topics in Information Technology This course will cover a particular ITM 581 team exercises to enrich their learn- topic, varying from semester to IT Entrepreneurship ing experience. Prerequisite: ITM This course prepares students to 471 or ITM 571 (3-0-3) become leaders in information tech- semester, in which there is particular nology and to build IT enterprises. student or staff interest. Students design and develop a proto- Prerequisite: consent of instructor. (Credit: variable) ITM 574 Strategic Information type IT product and prepare a Technology Management business plan and venture proposal This course defines information presentation. (3-0-3) ITM 597 technology management strategies, Special Problems explores the possible information in Information Technology technology strategies of an organiza- Independent study and project. ITM 585 tion, and provides conceptual Prerequisite: Consent of instructor. Legal and Ethical Issues frameworks for the development (Credit: variable) in Information Technology Current legal issues in information and evaluation of information tech- technology are addressed including nology management strategies. elements of contracting, payment sys- It also examines concepts of strategic tems and digital signatures, privacy information technology systems, concerns, intellectual property, busi- approaches for analyzing strategic ness torts and criminal liability applications, and systems planning including hacking, computer trespass as it relates to information technol- and fraud. Examination of ethical ogy management strategy and the interface with organizational issues including privacy, system strategies. (3-0-3) abuse, and ethical practices in infor- mation technology equip students to make sound ethical choices and resolve legal and moral issues that ITM 575 arise in information technology. (3-0-3) Networking and Telecommunications Management This course addresses the design, implementation, and management of ITM 593 computer networks and enterprise Embedded Systems telecommunication systems. Design This course introduces embedded issues in wide area networks and systems concepts and technology, telecommunications with emphasis illustrates the trade-offs which occur as part of embedded systems design, on Internet connectivity are also as well as providing practical appli- addressed. Tools for supporting the cations of embedded systems distribution and sharing of system technology. Particular emphasis is resources and information are dis- given to embedded systems hard- cussed, along with tools to support ware, software and development network design and management. tools. The course labs include hands- Prerequisite: ITM 541 (3-0-3) on development of several stand-alone embedded applications 226 IIT Graduate Bulletin 2006-2008
  10. 10. Information Technology & Management Undergraduate Courses ITM 411 ITM 423 Available to Graduate Students Advanced Object-Oriented Advanced Database Management II in Information Technology Programming & Management ITM 456 ITM 412 Introduction to Open ITM 301 (as a prerequisite only) Advanced Structured Source Operating Systems Introduction to Contemporary and Systems Programming Operating Systems and Hardware I ITM 460 ITM 414 Fundamentals of Multimedia ITM 302 (as a prerequisite only) Visual Programming Environments Introduction to Contemporary ITM 461 Operating Systems II ITM 415 Internet Technologies & Web Advanced Object Oriented Design ITM 311 (as a prerequisite only) Programming Introduction to Object Oriented ITM 492 Programming ITM 421 Embedded Systems and Data Modeling and Applications Reconfigurable Logic Design ITM 312 (as a prerequisite only) Introduction to Systems Software ITM 422 ITM 495 Programming Advanced Database Management Topics in Information Technology IIT Graduate Bulletin 2006–2008 227

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