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    Feb 03, 2023  
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog 
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog
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CIS 271 - CIS Capstone

Number of Credits: 2
CIS Capstone is an intensive study and research course for students pursuing the Associates of Applied Science (A.A.S.) degree in CIS. Students will conduct research and create an independent, comprehensive practical project related to the field of information technology and present their results at the conclusion of the course. It is highly recommended that CIS-271, CIS Capstone, be taken as one of the last courses in the Associates of Applied Science degree. (Fall & Spring Only) Two hours lecture each week. Two Credits. Two billable hours.

Pre-requisite(s): completion of a minimum of 30 credit hours within the major with a minimum grade of C or better.
Course Objectives: Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
  1. Research topics in information technology or cybersecurity to create an independent intensive study project. (PG4)
  2. Develop a well-described written research project proposal with a realistic time line of progressive due dates. (PG1, PG2, PG3)
  3. Document the conclusions, results or end-product created by the project. (PG1, PG3, PG4)
  4. Prepare a well written final report which clearly describes the proposal, the research and the project results. (PG1, PG3)
  5. Present an effective oral presentation of the final report. (PG1, PG3)
  6. Apply effective business communication and negotiation strategies. (PG1)
  7. Identify entrepreneurship opportunities as they apply to information technology or cyber security (PG4)

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