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School of Informatics
Undergraduate 2008-2010
Academic Bulletin

IU Informatics and Computing Program
School of Informatics and Computing 
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Appendix I

Cognate Areas

Students must receive at least a C– in each cognate area course and a cumulative GPA of 2.0 or higher in the cognate area. Cognate area courses may require prerequisites or consent of instructor. Please contact the respective department for this information.

Note: Many cognates complete minor requirements; please see respective Recorder’s office to declare the minor.

Biology
Business
Chemistry
Cognitive Science
Communication and Culture
Computer Science
Economics
Fine Arts
Geography
Human-Centered Computing
Journalism
Linguistics
Mathematics
Psychology
Public and Environmental Affairs
Public Health
Security Cognate
Telecommunications

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Biology

Required:
BIOL-L 211 Molecular Biology
BIOL-L 311 Genetics
BIOL-L 312 Cell Biology
BIOL-L 318 Evolution
BIOL-L 473 Ecology

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Business

Required:
BUS-A 200 Foundations of Accounting
OR (A 100 Basics Accounting Skills and A 201 Introduction to Financial Accounting)
OR (A 100 Basic Accounting Skills and A 202 Introduction to Managerial Accounting)
BUS-K 201 The Computer in Business (minimum grade of C required)
BUS-L 201 Legal Environments of Business OR BUS-L 350 Online Law

Select 6 credit hours from the following list:
BUS-F 300 Introduction to Finance
BUS-G 300 Introduction to Managerial Economics
BUS-J 306 Strategic Management
OR BUS-Z 302 Managing and Behavior in Organizations
BUS-M 300 Introduction to Marketing
BUS-P 300 Introduction to Operations Management
BUS-W 300 Small Business Management

Students are advised to pursue the entrepreneurship minor or the business minor by taking additional courses beyond the 15 credit hours required for the cognate. If students plan to pursue the entrepreneurship minor, they should elect to take BUS-M 300 and BUS-W 300.

Students planning to pursue the business minor should elect to take BUS-G 300, BUS-J 306 or BUS-Z 302, BUS-M 300, or BUS-F 300. BUS-W 300 will not apply to the business minor.

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Chemistry

Required:
CHEM-C 117 Principles of Chemistry and Biochemistry I
CHEM-C 118 Principles of Chemistry and Biochemistry II
CHEM-C 341 Organic Chemistry Lectures I
CHEM-C 342 Organic Chemistry Lectures II
INFO-I 371 Chemical Informatics I
INFO-I 372 Molecular Modeling
OR CHEM-C 372 Chemical Informatics II
CHEM-C 483 Biological Chemistry (3 cr.)

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Cognitive Science

Required:
COGS-Q 240 Philosophical Foundations of the Cognitive and Information Sciences
COGS-Q 270 Experiments and Models in Cognition
COGS-Q 301 Brain and Cognition
COGS-Q 320 Computation in the Cognitive and Information Services

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Communication and Culture

Required:
CMCL-C 205 Introduction to Communication and Culture
CMCL-C 190 Introduction to Media
CMCL-C 202 Media in the Global Context
OR CMCL-C 413 Global Villages
CMCL-C 337 New Media
CMCL-C 410 Media Theory

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Computer Science

Option I: Information Technology

Required:
CSCI-C 211 Introduction to Computer Science
CSCI-A 338 Network Technologies and Administration
CSCI-A 348 Mastering the World Wide Web
CSCI-B 351 Introduction to Artificial Intelligence and Computer Simulation

Option II: Computer Science

Required:
CSCI-C 211 Introduction to Computer Science
CSCI-C 335 Computer Structures
CSCI-C 343 Data Structures

Select one of the following courses:
CSCI-A 348 Mastering the World Wide Web
CSCI-B 351 Introduction to Artificial Intelligence and Computer Simulation
CSCI-C 311 Programming Languages

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Economics

Required:
ECON-E 201 Introduction to Microeconomics
ECON-E 202 Introduction to Macroeconomics
ECON-E 321 Intermediate Microeconomic Theory
ECON-E 327 Game Theory
OR BUS G300 Introduction to Managerial Economics
ECON-E 382 The Digital Economy (3 cr.)

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Fine Arts

Required:
FINA-N 110 Introduction to Studio Art for Nonmajors
FINA-S 250 Introduction to Design Practice
FINA-D 210 (T 230) Digital Art: Survey and Practice

Select three courses from one of the following areas:

Option I: Computer Art
FINA-D 310 (T 330) Interactive Media
FINA-D 318 (T 340) 3D Computer Graphics
FINA-D 410 (T 430) Advanced Multimedia
FINA-D 418 (T 440) Computer Graphical Environments

Option II: Graphic Design
FINA-S 351 Typography and Integration Imagery
FINA-S 352 Production for the Graphic Designer
FINA-S 451 Graphic Design Problem Solving

Students also may consider computer-based courses in printmaking, photography, and video. All courses selected for the cognate must be approved by the School of Fine Arts. Students are cautioned to review prerequisite requirements for upper-level courses.

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Geography

Students must complete 15 credit hours from the following list of courses:
GEOG-G 250 Computer Methods in Geography
GEOG-G 237 Cartography and Geographic Information
GEOG-G 338 Geographic Information Systems
GEOG-G 438 Advanced Geographical Information Systems
GEOG-G 450 Undergraduate Readings and Research in Geography
GEOG-G 460 Geography Internship
GEOG-G 488 Applied Spatial Statistics

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Human-Centered Computing

Must complete 5 courses from the following:

CSCI-A 216 Digital Multimedia Concepts and Technologies
INFO-I 303 Organizational Informatics
INFO-I 310 Multimedia Arts and Technology
INFO-I 330 Legal and Social Informatics of Security
INFO-I 356 Globalization, Where We Fit In
INFO-I 441 Human-Computer Interaction Design I
INFO-I 453 Computer and Information Ethics
Approved topic in INFO-I 399 or I 400

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Journalism

Required:
JOUR-J 110 Foundations of Journalism and Mass Communications
JOUR-J 200 Reporting, Writing, and Editing I
JOUR-J 201 Reporting, Writing, and Editing II
JOUR-J 210 Visual Communications

Electives: Select at least two courses from the following list:
JOUR-J 360 Topics (Online Journalism)
JOUR-J 460 Topics (Information Graphics)
JOUR-J 463 Graphic Design I
JOUR-J 465 Graphic Design II

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Linguistics

Required:
LING-L 303 Introduction to Linguistic Analysis
LING-L 306 Phonetics

Any two of the following courses:
LING-L 307 Phonology
LING-L 308 Morphology
LING-L 310 Syntax
LING-L 325 Semantics
LING-L 431 Field Methods

One of the following courses:
LING-L 445 Introduction to Computational Linguistics
LING-L 485 Topics in Linguistics
MATH-M 385 Mathematics from Language, or any course from outside the Department of Linguistics with sufficient computational content, subject to approval by the Linguistics Undergraduate Advisor.

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Mathematics

Students must complete at least 16 credit hours including MATH-M 211 and M 212, and three of the following:
MATH-M 301 Linear Algebra & Applications
OR MATH-M 303 Linear Algebra for Undergrad
MATH-M 371 Elementary Computational Methods
MATH-M 385 Mathematics from Language
MATH-M 447 Mathematical Models andApplications I

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Psychology

Required:
PSY-P 101 Introduction to Psychology
OR PSY-P 151 Introduction to Psychology I for Majors
PSY-P 329 Sensation and Perception
PSY-P 335 Cognitive Psychology
PSY-P 350 Human Factors/Ergonomics
COGS-Q 270 Experiments and Models in Cognition
COGS-Q 301 Brain and Cognition

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Public and Environmental Affairs

Required:
SPEA-E 418 Vector-Based GIS
OR V450 GIS in Public Management
SPEA-V 461 Computer Application in Public Affairs
SPEA-V 475 Database Management Systems

In addition, students must select a focus area from one of the following:

Option I: Environmental Issues

Required:
SPEA E418 Vector-Based GIS

Select two courses from the following;
SPEA-E 325 Computing for Environmental Scientists
SPEA-E 363 Environmental Management
SPEA-E 419 Applied Remote Sensing
SPEA-E 466 International and Comparative Environmental Policy
SPEA-E 476 Environmental Law and Regulation

Option II: Health Issues

Required:
SPEA-H 320 Heath Systems Administration

At least one of the following:
SPEA-H 316 Environmental Health
SPEA-H 402 Hospital Administration
SPEA-H 411 Long-Term Care Administration

Option III: Urban Affairs

Select two courses from the following:
SPEA-V 340 Urban Government Administration
SPEA-V 368 Managing Government Operations
SPEA-V 372 Government Finance and Budgets
SPEA-V 421 Metropolitan Development

Option IV: Public Policy Analysis

Select two courses from the following:
SPEA-V 348 Management Science
SPEA-V 370 Research Methods and Statistical Modeling
SPEA-V 386 Case Studies for Policy Analysis
SPEA-V 401 Finance and Cost Benefit Analysis

Option V: Public Finance

Required:
SPEA V372 Government Finance and Budgets

Select one of the following:
SPEA-V 346 Introduction to Government Accounting and Financial Reporting
SPEA-V 361 Financial Management
SPEA-V 401 Financial and Cost-Benefit Analysis
SPEA-V 441 Topics in Financial Management and Policy

Capstone Experience:
SPEA-V 461 System Analysis and Design will serve as a capstone experience and should be taken as the last course in the cognate sequence. This is a project-oriented course, in which students select projects related to their focus areas. A SPEA faculty member with expertise in that particular area will direct this project.

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Public Health

Required:
HPER-C 366 Community Health
HPER-C 403 Techniques in Public Health Education
HPER-H 311 Human Diseases and Epidemiology
HPER-H 391 Introduction to Health Information and Statistics
HPER-H 494 Research and Evaluation Methods in Health and Safety

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Security Cognate

Required:
INFO-I 130 Introduction to Cybersecurity
INFO-I 230 Analytical Foundations of Security
INFO-I 231 Math Foundation of Cybersecruity

Select three courses from the following:
INFO-I 330 Legal and Social Informatics of Security
INFO-I 400 Topics in Informatics—when security reltate, approval required
INFO-I 430 Security for Networed Systems
INFO-I 433 Protocol Design and Analysis

Other courses may be substituted with permission of the Director for Undergraduate Studies in Informatics.

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Telecommunications

Option I: Applications

This cognate area focuses on video and multimedia production using computers. The applications option requires the completion of 18 credit hours.

Required:
TEL-T 101 Media Life
TEL-T 206 Introduction to Design and Production
TEL-T 283 Introduction to Production Techniques and Practices
OR TEL-T 284 Introduction to Interactive Media Design

Plus at least 9 credit hours from the following:
TEL-T 351 Video Field and Post Production
TEL-T 353 Audio Production
TEL-T 354 Program Graphics and Animation
TEL-T 361 Flash for Games and Interactive Media
TEL-T 364 Introduction to 3-D Digital Modeling and Animation
TEL-T 461 Advanced Flash for Games and Interactive Media
TEL-T 464 Advanced 3-D Digital Modeling and Animation

Option II: Implications

The implications cognate area allows students to tailor their studies to issues of particular interest.

Required:
TEL-T 101 Media Life
TEL-T 205 Introduction to Media and Society

Plus 9 credit hours from the following list:
TEL-T 311 Media History
TEL-T 312 Politics and the Media
TEL-T 316 Media Ethics and Professional Responsibility
TEL-T 317 Children and the Media
TEL-T 424 Telecommunications and the Constitution
TEL-T 427 International Telecommunications

Option III: Foundations

The Foundations cognate area focuses specifically on the development and operation of advanced telecommunications networks.

Required:
TEL-T 101 Media Life
TEL-T 207 Introduction to Telecommunications Industry and Management
TEL-T 322 Telecommunications Networks
TEL-T 326 Network Design
TEL-T 327 Data Communications

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