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Computer and Information Science Summer Courses

CISC 1100 R11 - Structures Of Computer Science
Session I, May 26 - June 25, 2020
Rose Hill: MTWR, 1 - 4 p.m.

An introductory course in the discrete structures used in computer science and information technology. Emphasis will be placed on the ability to solve problems and develop logical thinking. Topics such as sets, functions, elementary combinatorics, discrete probability, logic, Boolean algebra, recursion, and graphs will be covered through the use of algorithmic and concrete construction. The learned materials are reinforced by computer laboratory assignments. This course fulfills the Mathematical Reasoning requirement of Fordham's core curriculum.

CRN: 11441
Instructor: Zhang
3 credits


CISC 1400 L11 - Discrete Structures
Session I, May 26 - June 25, 2020
Lincoln Center: MTWR, 1 - 4 p.m.

This course covers basic materials in the discrete structure and algorithms which are used in computing science, information technology, and telecommunications. Topics include sets, permutation/combinations, functions/relations/graphs, sum/limit/partition, logic and induction, recursion/recurrence relation, system of equations and matrices, graphs/digraphs/networks, searching and sorting algorithms, database structure and data analysis. Practical examples of applications will be shown and programming will be used to reinforce understanding of the concepts.

CRN: 11442
Instructor: TBA
4 credits


CISC 1600 L11 - Computer Science I
Session I, May 26 - June 25, 2020
Lincoln Center: TWR, 6 - 9 p.m.

An introduction to computer problem-solving methods, algorithm development, and computing concepts using a high-level programming language. Emphasis will be placed on program design, coding, debugging and documentation of programs. This course, together with CISC 1100: Structures of Computer Science, serves as the introduction to the computer science and the information science majors.

CRN: 11444
Instructor: Wei
3 credits


CISC 1600 R11 - Computer Science I
Session I, May 26 - June 25, 2020
Rose Hill: TWR, 1 - 4 p.m.

An introduction to computer problem-solving methods, algorithm development, and computing concepts using a high-level programming language. Emphasis will be placed on program design, coding, debugging and documentation of programs. This course, together with CISC 1100: Structures of Computer Science, serves as the introduction to the computer science and the information science majors.

CRN: 11445
Instructor: TBA
3 credits


CISC 1600 R21 - Computer Science I
Session II, June 30 - August 4, 2020
Rose Hill: TWTh, TBA

An introduction to computer problem-solving methods, algorithm development, and computing concepts using a high-level programming language. Emphasis will be placed on program design, coding, debugging and documentation of programs. This course, together with CISC 1100: Structures of Computer Science, serves as the introduction to the computer science and the information science majors.

CRN: 11443
Instructor: TBA
3 credits


CISC 1800 L21 - Introduction to Computer Programming
Session II, June 30 - August 4, 2020
Lincoln Center: TWR, 1 - 4 p.m.

This course introduces students to the foundational knowledge in computing and programming via a scripting language such as Python. This course covers the following topics: principles of computing, control structures, functions, recursion, file systems, web applications, and object-oriented programming. The students will learn how to apply computing concepts, structures, and algorithms to solve real world problems.

CRN: 11446
Instructor: Strzemecki
3 credits


INSY 2300 R11 - Information Systems
Session I, May 26 - June 25, 2020
Rose Hill: TWTh, 6 - 9 p.m.

The purpose of this course is to provide all undergraduate business students with an introduction to information and communications systems technologies and their impact on business activities from the end-user perspective. The course includes a set of laboratory exercises for developing basic skills in personal computer use.

CRN: 11232
Instructor: Staff
3 credits


CISC 3300 R11 - Internet and Web Programming
Session I, May 26 - June 25, 2020
Rose Hill: MTWR, 1 - 4 p.m.

This course covers web programming in the Internet and interactive environment. Students will gain understanding of operating system usage on a server and ingteractive web system design. Languages used include PERL, HTML, CGI, and JAVA script.

CRN: 11447
Instructor: Wolk
4 credits


CISC 3580 L11 - Cybersecurity And Applications
Session I, May 26 - June 25, 2020
Lincoln Center: MTWR, 6 - 9 p.m.

This course provides a comprehensive and cross-disciplinary perspective on the ways and means to build a secure and sustainable cyberspace ecosystem. Topics are drawn from a variety of areas in emerging technologies, operation and enforcement, and real life experiences. Applications include projects and cases, expect lectures and discussions with cyber security leaders from public and private sectors.

CRN: 11448
Instructor: Favetta
4 credits


CISC 4750 L21 - Scientific Computation Matlab
Session II, June 30 - August 4, 2020
Lincoln Center: MTWR, 9 a.m.- Noon

A course in programming in MATLAB, including input and output of data, algebraic and logical expressions, matrix operations, decisions and loops, scripts and function m-files, graphics and plots. Applications to solution of scientific and engineering problems will include solutions of systems of linear equations, numerical integration and differentiation, curve fitting, and root finding. Fulfills the EP3 requirement in Fordham's core curriculum.

CRN: 11449
Instructor: Strzemecki
4 credits


CISC 4800 L11 - Project and Internship
Session I, May 26 - June 25, 2020
Lincoln Center: MTWR, 5 - 8 p.m.

Students will work in teams on large projects selected from practical problems in the public or private sector. Students also gain on-job experience by working as interns in the field of computer science and information technology. Students should obtain internship prior to beginning class.

CRN: 11450
Instructor: Wei
4 credits