BS Major in Information Technology

Requirement for a Bachelor of Science in Information Technology Degree

General Education Component
Area I. Written Composition6
First-Year Composition I
and First Year Composition II
Area II. Humanities and Fine Arts12
Fundamentals of Speech
Select three semester hours from the following:
Art Appreciation
Art History Survey I
Art History Survey II
Cinema Appreciation
Theatre Appreciation
Creative Writing Appreciation
Music Appreciation
Survey of Music Literature
Select three to six semester hours from the following:
Survey of British Literature
Survey of British Literature
American Literature through Whitman
American Literature from Whitman to the Present
Literature of the World I
Literature of the World II
Select zero to three semester hours from the following:
Introduction to Language
Introductory French
Introductory French
Intermediate French
Intermediate French
Introductory German
Introductory German
Intermediate German
Intermediate German
Introduction to Philosophy
Business Ethics
World Religions
Old Testament Introduction
New Testament Introductions
Introductory Spanish
Introductory Spanish
Intermediate Spanish
Intermediate Spanish
Area III. Natural Sciences and Mathematics11
Select one from the following:
College Algebra
College Trigonometry
Pre-Calculus Algebra and Trigonometry
Calculus I
Select at least eight semester hours from the following:
Introductory Biology
Human Biology
Principles of Biology
Principles of Biology
Introductory Chemistry
and Introductory Chemistry Laboratory
Introduction to Organic and Biochemistry
and Introduction to Organic and Biochemistry Laboratory
General Chemistry
and General Chemistry Laboratory
General Chemistry
and General Chemistry Laboratory
Earth Science/Physical Geology
Historical Geology
Earth Science/Earth Systems
Sustainable Earth
Environmental Systems
Physical Geography: Weather and Climate
Physical Geography-Landforms
Interactive Physics
Introductory Physics
Descriptive Astronomy
General Physics I
General Physics II
Technical Physics I
Technical Physics II
Area IV. History, Social and Behavioral Sciences12
Select one from the following:
Survey of World Civilization to 1500
and Survey of World Civilization since 1500
United States History to 1877
and United States History since 1877
Select two from the following:
Communication in a Global Age
Principles of Macroeconomics
Principles of Microeconomics
Child Development
Human Growth and Development
Introduction to Global Studies
Global Perspectives through Study Abroad
Introduction to Latin American Studies
Global Environments and Societies
People, Place, and Culture
Essentials of Healthy Living
Foundations of Health
United States Government and Politics
Global Politics and Society
General Psychology
Introductory Sociology
Current Social Problems
Leisure in Contemporary Life
Area V. Prescribed Supporting Courses:
Technical and Scientific Writing
Group Communication
Statistical Process Control
Elementary Statistics
Calculus for Business and Life Sciences I
and Calculus for Business and Life Sciences II
Calculus I
Quantitative Methods in Business and Economics
Choose one from the following:3
Interpersonal Communication
Nonverbal Communication
Communication Theory and the Public Interest
Major Core Requirements:
CS 135Computer Skills for Problem-Solving3
CIS 225Introduction to Object-Oriented Programming3
ITE 249Introduction to Information Security3
CIS 289Introduction to Human Computer Interaction/User Experience (HCI/UX)3
CIS 315Advanced Object-Oriented Programming3
CIS 330System Analysis and Design3
CIS 344IT Infrastructure3
CIS 366Database Development and Management3
CIS 376Web Development3
CIS 444Advanced IT Infrastructure3
CIS 445Advanced Database Management Systems3
CIS 476Software Architecture3
CIS 486Projects in Information Systems3
Concentrations - Choose one of the following:12
Software Development
Computer Science I
Computer Science II
Data Structures and Algorithms
300/400 level CS course
Drawing I
Design I
Capstone HCI/UX Project
Multimodal Writing
Cognitive Psychology
Digital Forensics
Usable Privacy and Security
Secure Software Development
Infrastructure Security
General Elective Hours, if required, to bring total to 120
Total Hours120