Fall 2016 Course Schedule

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Undergraduate courses offered by LIS, Fall 2016 (for courses offered by other departments, check oZONE or classnav.ou.edu

Course 
CRN 
Title 
Format 
Instructor 
LIS 2003
32257
Introduction to Information Studies
Online
Zemke
LIS 4063
36564
Information & Communications Technology
BL100A, Wed
Lu
LIS 4303
17397
Children's Literature
Online
Hutcherson
LIS 4663
17403
Capstone
BL118A, Th
Lu
LIS 4970
37181
Data Mining
Online
Kim

Course Descriptions from the Course Catalog

LIS 2003: Explores the definition, impact, and history of information and information transmission. Introduces technology used to create, read, store, retrieve and transmit information. Analyzes societal institutions, techniques, and processes for the creation, distribution and management of information. Assesses the role of the information professions and information systems in culture and society.

LIS 4063: (Slashlisted with 5063) Prerequisite: junior standing. Introduction to the theory and applications of information and communication technologies including hardware, software, systems, systems analysis and the nature and functionality of networks; social, technical and organizational influences on the use and users of information technology. No student may earn credit for both 4063 and 5063.

LIS 4303: Prerequisite: junior standing. Survey, evaluation and selection of materials for children; interests and needs of various age groups; methods of stimulating reading and listening. Reading of books for children is emphasized.

LIS 4663: Prerequisite: 2003, 3003, 4003, 4103, and senior standing. Capstone course for the Bachelor of Arts in Information Studies; design and development of an operational prototype information system in a selected organizational setting. Introduces project management terms, techniques, and effect on the success of information technology projects.

LIS 4970: Special Topics: 1 to 3 hours. Prerequisite: Senior standing or permission of instructor. May be repeated; maximum credit nine hours. Special topics or seminar course for content not currently offered in regularly scheduled courses. May include library and/or laboratory research and field projects.