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Digital Sciences - M.D.S. Program Requirements

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  • Digital Science Cognition and Communication Concentration
  • Digital Systems Management and Consulting Concentration
  • Digital Systems Software Development Concentration
  • Digital Systems Telecommunication Networks Concentration
  • Enterprise Architecture Concentration
MAJOR PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS (23 credits)
Course Title
Credits
Choose from the following: 9-10
CS 61002  Algorithms and Programming I (4)  
DSCI 61010 Enterprise Architecture (3)  
ITEC 67403 Instructional Design (3)  
MIS 64042 Management Information Systems (3)  
TECH 63411 Wireless and Telecommunication Systems Requirements Engineering (3)
 
Choose from the following Thesis or Non-Thesis Option: 6
DSCI 60910 Capstone in Digital Sciences(3)
and
Elective in Digital Sciences (3) (Non-Thesis Option)
 
DSCI 69199 Thesis I (6) (Thesis Option)
 
Approved Electives in Digital Sciences or related area 7-8
CONCENTRATIONS (9-10 credits)
Digital Science Cognition and Communication Concentration (9)
Digital Systems Management and Consulting Concentration (9)
Digital Systems Software Development Concentration (10)
Digital Systems Telecommunication Networks Concentration (9)
Enterprise Architecture Concentration (9)
MINIMUM TOTAL 
32

Advisor-Approved Electives in Digital Sciences or Related Area (7-8 credit hours)
Communication Studies
COMM 65661 Communication in an Information Society (3)
  65675 Communication, Uncertainty and Privacy Management (3)
Computer Science
CS 53005 Introduction to Database Systems Design (3)
  53401 Secure Programming (3)
  56101 Design and Analysis of Algorithms (3)
  57205 Information Security (3)
  61003 Algorithms and Programming II (4)
  63901 Software Engineering Methodologies (3)
Digital Sciences
DSCI 62010 Business Architecture (3)
  64010 Data Architecture (3)
  65010 Application and Technology Architecture (3)
Economics
ECON 62022 Managerial Economics (3)
Geography
GEOG 59070 Geographic Information Science (3)
  59080 Advanced Geographic Information Science (3)
Information and Knowledge Management
IAKM 60101 Information Architecture (3)
  60102 Information and Visual Design (3)
  60104 Usability I (3)
  60105 Information Technologies (3)
  60110 Content Management Systems (3)
  60302 Document and Records Management (3)
  60401 Health Informatics Management (3)
  60410 Health Records Management (3)
Instructional Technology
ITEC 57413 Digital Video in Education (3)
  57427 Technology and Learning (3)
  57430 Computer Applications in Education (3)
  67410 Simulation Games in Education (3)
  67417 Advanced Instructional Design (3)
  67425 Managing Technological Change (3)
  67435 Virtual Reality (3)
  67436 Distance Education (3)
  67444 Teaching Online Courses (3)
  67449 Research in Online Learning (3)
Library and Information Science
LIS 60638 Digital Libraries (3)
Management and Information Systems
MIS 64045 System Development Methodologies (3)
  64080 Emerging Hardware and Software Technologies (3)
  64081 Data Communications (3)
  64082 Database Management Systems (3)
  64083 Information Security: A Managerial Perspective (3)
Political Science
POL 70387 Electronic Governance (3)
Technology
TECH 56330 Visual Basic Programming in Engineering Technology (3)
  63050 TRIZ-Theory of Inventive Problem Solving (3)
  64312 Advanced Wireless Telecommunication System and Network
Technologies (3)
  65330 Advanced Visual Basic Programming in Engineering Technology(3)
  66380 Advanced Networking (3)
  63020 Fiber Optic Systems (3)

 

Digital Science Cognition and Communication Concentration

CONCENTRATION REQUIREMENTS (9 credits)
Course Title Credits
ITEC 67410 Simulation-Games in Education 3
  67425 Managing Technological Change 3
  67435 Virtual Reality
3
MINIMUM SUBTOTAL 9

 

Digital Systems Management and Consulting Concentration

CONCENTRATION REQUIREMENTS (9 credits)
Course Title Credits
MIS 64045 Systems Development Methodologies 3
  64082 Database Management Systems 3
  64083 Information Security: A Managerial Perspective 3
MINIMUM SUBTOTAL 9

 

Digital Systems Software Development Concentration

CONCENTRATION REQUIREMENTS (10 credits)
Course Title Credits
CS 61003 Algorithms and Programming II 4
  63901 Software Engineering Methodologies 3
DSCI  65010 Application and Technology Architecture 3
MINIMUM SUBTOTAL 10

 

Digital Systems Telecommunication Networks Concentration

CONCENTRATION REQUIREMENTS (9 credits)
Course Title Credits
TECH 63020 Fiber Optic Systems
3
  64312 Advanced Wireless Telecommunication System and Network Technologies
3
  65330 Advanced Visual Basic Programming in Engineering Technology
3
MINIMUM SUBTOTAL 9

 

Enterprise Architecture Concentration

CONCENTRATION REQUIREMENTS (9 credits)
Course Title Credits
DSCI  62010 Business Architecture 3
  64010 Data Architecture 3
  65010 Application and Technology Architecture 3
MINIMUM SUBTOTAL 9