Semester Schedule

A listing of courses offered in a given semester. This contains titles, section numbers, creidt hours, prerequisites, course location(s), instructors, and syllabi where available.

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Spring 2014

Catalog#
Class Nbr
Course Title
Credit Hours
Special Notes
Prerequisites(P:)
Day/Time
Room
Instructor
T100
25814
Topics in Informatics Technology
cr.
Topic: Leadership Development
6:30PM-7:45PM Tue
Informatics West, Room 107
Nancy Joan Lemons
Y100
23164
Exploring Informatics and Computer Science
cr.
meets first eight weeks only
9:30AM-10:45AM Thu
Informatics West, Room 107
Nancy Joan Lemons
Tiana Iruoje
Y100
23165
Exploring Informatics and Computer Science
cr.
meets second eight weeks only
9:30AM-10:45AM Thu
Informatics West, Room 107
Jennifer Schepers
Tiana Iruoje
I101
26718
23936
23144
18518
27789
23143
23146
27790
30937
23145
23149
23939
30938
30939
20647
23147
18519
23148
23937
30940
23938
30941
30942
Introduction to Informatics
cr.
Course URL (syllabus link or course homepage)
Introduction to Informatics and Computing is an exciting class that gives students a hands-on approach to understanding and using technology. This course teaches basic concepts in the field of Informatics and Computer Science, focusing in particular on subjects that will prepare students for more advanced coursework with the School of Informatics and Computing. Specific lecture topics taught include problem solving techniques, information theory, career panels, and different research areas.
Multiple Times
Multiple Locations
Nina Onesti
Daniel John Richert
I123
30443
Data Fluency
cr.
Course URL (syllabus link or course homepage)
There is no doubt that we operate in a world of data. This course will provide the necessary tools to access, create, manipulate, analyze and visualize the data. The intent of the course is to use real data sets from a wide variety of disciplines including health care, business, humanities, demographics etc. to make the learning of data fluency contextual for the student. Throughout the course, a variety of computational tools will be used by the students to discover patterns and solve problems.
4:00PM-5:15PM Tue, Thu
ACC116
Sriraam Natarajan
I130
21908
Introduction to Cybersecurity
cr.
P: INFO-I 101.
meets second eight weeks only
5:45PM-7:00PM Tue
Ballantine Hall, Room 347
John Duncan
H201
23934
23935
Mathematical Foundations of Informatics, Honors
cr.
P: INFO-I 101, and MATH-M 118, MATH-A 118, or MATH-S 118.
Multiple Times
Multiple Locations
Alessandro Flammini
I201
30943
30946
30944
30945
23150
23151
23152
23153
Mathematical Foundations of Informatics
cr.
P: INFO-I 101 and MATH-M 118, MATH-A 118, MATH-S 118, or MATH-D 116-117.
Multiple Times
Multiple Locations
Saul Blanco
I201
18520
18521
21803
22787
Mathematical Foundations of Informatics
cr.
P: INFO-I 101 and MATH-M 118, MATH-A 118, MATH-S 118, or MATH-D 116-117.
Multiple Times
Multiple Locations
John Duncan
I202
23154
23157
23155
32911
32912
23156
Social Informatics
cr.
P: INFO-I 101.
Multiple Times
Multiple Locations
Selma Sabanovic
I202
30947
30949
30950
30948
Social Informatics
cr.
P: INFO-I 101.
Multiple Times
Multiple Locations
Jennifer Anne Terrell
I210
23158
18526
30953
30954
25316
18527
18528
23160
18529
23161
25317
Information Infrastructure I
cr.
P: INFO-I 201.
Multiple Times
Multiple Locations
John Duncan
I210
30952
Information Infrastructure I
cr.
P: INFO-I 201.
5:45PM-7:00PM Tue, Thu
Ballantine Hall, Room 003
Mitja Hmeljak
I211
18530
18531
18532
25318
22519
25319
22520
22521
Information Infrastructure II
cr.
P: INFO-I 210 or CSCI-C 211.
Multiple Times
Multiple Locations
Mitja Hmeljak
I222
30444
The Information Society
cr.
Course URL (syllabus link or course homepage)
Course File (syllabus or course advertisement)
In this course, students will learn to think critically about what it means to live in an "Information Society." From printing press to telephone to computer to the Internet, they will explore the history and social implications of the various information revolutions that have shaped contemporary commercial, scientific, organizational, political life.
9:30AM-10:45AM Tue, Thu
MO007
Nathan Ensmenger
I231
21029
Introduction to the Mathematics of Cybersecurity
cr.
9:30AM-10:45AM Tue, Thu
Ballantine Hall, Room 317
Esfandiar Haghverdi
I300
18533
HCI/Interaction Design
cr.
P: INFO-I 101 and I 202 or I 222.
4:00PM-5:15PM Mon, Wed
JHA100
Martin Siegel
I303
30958
30959
30960
Organizational Informatics
cr.
P: INFO-I 101.
Multiple Times
Multiple Locations
Pnina Fichman
I308
25321
23940
25322
18534
18535
18536
Information Representation
cr.
P: INFO-I 101, I 201 and (I 210 or CSCI-C 211).
Multiple Times
Multiple Locations
Daniel John Richert
I308
30961
30962
30963
Information Representation
cr.
P: INFO-I 101, I 201 and (I 210 or CSCI-C 211).
Multiple Times
Multiple Locations
Saul Blanco
I310
23486
23488
23489
23487
Multimedia Arts and Technology
cr.
P: INFO-I 300.
Multiple Times
Multiple Locations
Norman Makoto Su
I391
20648
25569
23490
Internship in Informatics Professional Practice
cr.
P: Approval of dean and completion of 100- and 200-level requirements in informatics.
Arranged
Arranged
Matt Hottell
Y395
23964
20930
34450
Career Development for Informatics Majors
cr.
meets first eight weeks only
Multiple Times
Informatics West, Room 109
Kerri Campbell
Y395
25257
24690
Career Development for Informatics Majors
cr.
meets first eight weeks only
11:15AM-12:30PM Thu
Informatics West, Room 109
Stephanie Thanh Xuan Nguyen
I399
27282
Current Topics in Informatics
cr.
Topic: Social Networks
9:30AM-10:45AM Tue, Thu
Ballantine Hall, Room 246
John Paolillo
I399
30964
Current Topics in Informatics
cr.
Topic: Mobile Application Development
11:15AM-12:30PM Mon, Wed
Informatics East, Room 130
Kay Connelly
I399
33999
34000
Current Topics in Informatics
cr.
Topic: Evaluating Info & Intelligence
Course URL (syllabus link or course homepage)
Course File (syllabus or course advertisement)
How would you know if the zombie apocalypse was really here? Did you believe that mermaids were real after you saw “Mermaids: The Body Found” on Animal Planet? Is James Bond a spy or a covert operations agent? How would you keep the government from snooping on you? Ever wonder how to imbed a listening device into a cat? How do you crash a web site? Who is Anonymous? What is the “Information Age”? How would you use social media to analyze a war or your friends’ behavior? You may know the answers
Multiple Times
Multiple Locations
Carol E B Choksy
H400
24116
Topics in Informatics, Honors
cr.
P: At least junior standing or permission of instructor.
Topic: Robotics
9:30AM-10:45AM Mon, Wed
Ballantine Hall, Room 242
Kris Hauser
H400
27266
Topics in Informatics, Honors
cr.
P: At least junior standing or permission of instructor.
Topic: Health Informatics
2:30PM-3:45PM Mon, Wed
Swain Hall East, Room 240
Katie Siek
H400
30440
Topics in Informatics, Honors
cr.
P: At least junior standing or permission of instructor.
Topic: Large-scale Social Phenomena
Course URL (syllabus link or course homepage)
Course File (syllabus or course advertisement)
What has become of human society since it began? What will come next? We will develop the concepts and tools necessary to understand the emergence and dynamics of large-scale social phenomena including cultural practices and social norms, revolutions and market crashes, and conflict in both war and peace. We will take as case-studies both modern, historical, ancient and evolutionary-time sociotechnical systems. Particular focus on "big data" approaches; mid-semester hackathon
4:00PM-5:15PM Mon, Wed
Informatics West, Room 107
Simon DeDeo
H400
30441
Topics in Informatics, Honors
cr.
P: At least junior standing or permission of instructor.
Topic: Maker Movement In Health
11:15AM-12:30PM Mon, Wed
Informatics East, Room 122
Katie Siek
H400
30933
Topics in Informatics, Honors
cr.
P: At least junior standing or permission of instructor.
Course URL (syllabus link or course homepage)
Course File (syllabus or course advertisement)
What makes the difference in the achievement of prestige, popularity and fame? Is there any pattern behind success? For example, why an hashtag on twitter becomes popular, a song enters the hit parade, or a scientific paper becomes highly cited? The course will review quantitative studies aimed at measuring, predicting and understanding performance in social competitive arenas, ranging from social media to financial markets, from professional sports to scientific and technological innovation.
1:00PM-2:15PM Mon, Wed
Informatics East, Room 122
Filippo Radicchi
H400
25307
25305
25306
Topics in Informatics, Honors
cr.
P: At least junior standing or permission of instructor.
Topic: Metaphor And Programming
Multiple Times
Multiple Locations
Jonathan Mills
I400
27289
Topics in Informatics
cr.
P: At least junior standing or permission of instructor.
Topic: Big Data Applications & Tech
9:30AM-10:45AM Mon
Informatics East, Room 150
Geoffrey Charles Fox
I400
28146
Topics in Informatics
cr.
P: At least junior standing or permission of instructor.
Topic: Robotics
Course URL (syllabus link or course homepage)
9:30AM-10:45AM Mon, Wed
Ballantine Hall, Room 242
Kris Hauser
I400
27108
Topics in Informatics
cr.
P: At least junior standing or permission of instructor.
Topic: Health Informatics
2:30PM-3:45PM Mon, Wed
Swain Hall East, Room 240
Katie Siek
I400
30967
Topics in Informatics
cr.
P: At least junior standing or permission of instructor.
Topic: Large-scale Social Phenomena
Course URL (syllabus link or course homepage)
Course File (syllabus or course advertisement)
What has become of human society since it began? What will come next? We will develop the concepts and tools necessary to understand the emergence and dynamics of large-scale social phenomena including cultural practices and social norms, revolutions and market crashes, and conflict in both war and peace. We will take as case-studies both modern, historical, ancient and evolutionary-time sociotechnical systems. Particular focus on "big data" approaches; mid-semester hackathon.
4:00PM-5:15PM Mon, Wed
Informatics West, Room 107
Simon DeDeo
I400
29313
Topics in Informatics
cr.
P: At least junior standing or permission of instructor.
Topic: Performance Analytics
Course URL (syllabus link or course homepage)
Course File (syllabus or course advertisement)
What makes the difference in the achievement of prestige, popularity and fame? Is there any pattern behind success? For example, why an hashtag on twitter becomes popular, a song enters the hit parade, or a scientific paper becomes highly cited? The course will review quantitative studies aimed at measuring, predicting and understanding performance in social competitive arenas, ranging from social media to financial markets, from professional sports to scientific and technological innovation.
1:00PM-2:15PM Mon, Wed
Informatics East, Room 122
Filippo Radicchi
I400
30968
Topics in Informatics
cr.
P: At least junior standing or permission of instructor.
Topic: Maker Movement In Health
11:15AM-12:30PM Mon, Wed
Informatics East, Room 122
Katie Siek
I400
26720
Topics in Informatics
cr.
P: At least junior standing or permission of instructor.
Topic: Adv Topics In Virtual Heritage
4:00PM-7:00PM Tue
Informatics West, Room 109
Bernard Frischer
I400
25326
25327
25324
25325
Topics in Informatics
cr.
P: At least junior standing or permission of instructor.
Topic: Metaphor And Programming
Multiple Times
Multiple Locations
Jonathan Mills
I400
32913
Topics in Informatics
cr.
P: At least junior standing or permission of instructor.
Topic: Data Science For Drug Discover
Arranged
Arranged
David J. Wild
I430
27793
Security for Networked Systems
cr.
P: INFO-I 230, I 231 and (I 211 or C 212).
9:30AM-10:45AM Mon, Wed
Informatics East, Room 130
XiaoFeng Wang
I453
27296
30969
30970
Computer and Information Ethics
cr.
Course File (syllabus or course advertisement)
Multiple Times
Informatics East, Room 130
David Hakken
I453
29322
Computer and Information Ethics
cr.
11:15AM-12:30PM Tue, Thu
Informatics East, Room 130
Noriko Hara
I490
23941
22617
Professional Practicum/Internship for Undergraduates
cr.
P: Approval of the dean.
Arranged
Arranged
Kerri Campbell
I491
20649
26721
23491
Capstone Project Internship
cr.
P: Approval of dean and completion of all required core informatics courses.
Arranged
Arranged
Matt Hottell
I492
22468
23955
Senior Thesis
cr.
P: Approval of dean and completion of all required core informatics courses.
Arranged
Arranged
Alessandro Flammini
I493
22469
23956
Senior Thesis
cr.
P: Approval of dean and completion of all required core informatics courses.
Arranged
Arranged
Alessandro Flammini
H495
23140
23142
23141
Design and Development of an Information System, Honors
cr.
P: Approval of the dean and completion of required core informatics courses.
Multiple Times
Informatics West, Room 109
Matt Hottell
I495
22465
24119
22467
22466
Design and Development of an Information System
cr.
P: Approval of the dean and completion of required core informatics courses.
Multiple Times
Informatics West, Room 109
Matt Hottell
I499
18537
22143
Readings and Research in Informatics
cr.
P: Consent of instructor and completion of 100- and 200-level requirements in informatics.
Arranged
Arranged
Alessandro Flammini