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Information Technology Major BS

Bachelor of Science

University Core (minimum of 44 credits)

(See University Core Curriculum section)

Foundation Requirements

ENG 110Composition

3 credits

ENG 120Critical Writing

4 credits

ENG 201Writing in the Disciplines

3 - 4 credits

COM 200Public Speaking

3 credits

MAT 104Finite Mathematics

3 credits

Approved Foundation Sci Course

3 credits

CIT 110Introduction to Information Technology

3 credits

Foreign Language Two subsequent 3-credit courses from the list below

6 credits

CHI Language Course

FRE Language Course

ITA Language Course

JPN Language Course

POR Language Course

RUS Language Course

SPA Language Course

*CIT 110 - Introduction to Information Technology is recommended for major.

Areas of Knowledge (minimum of 25 credits)

See list on web & schedule which satisfy AOK Core Areas.

Western Heritage- WH (AOK 2)

Two Courses

World Traditions & Cultures- WTC (AOK3)

Two Courses

Humanistic & Creative Expressions - HCE (AOK 4)

Two Courses

Analysis of Human, Social, and Natural Phenomena - HSN (AOK 5)

MAT 117Elementary Statistics

4 credits

One Course

Required Learning Experiences

1 Learning Community = LC (2 linked courses or INT courses)

1 Civic Engagement / Public Values = CE (formerly AOK 1)

2 Writing Enhanced Courses = WE

All can be satisfied by Core, Major, or Open Electives

 

IT Foundation

24-27 Credits

CIT 110Introduction to Information Technology

3 credits

CIT 211Introduction to Computer Systems

4 credits

CIT 221Global Networking Technology

4 credits

CIT 231Web Authoring and Digital Media

4 credits

CIT 241Database Management

4 credits

CIT 251Computer Security Overview

4 credits

CIT 481Capstone in Information Technology

4 credits

OR

CIT 471Information Technology Internship

4 credits

IT Career Focus Areas

10 -12 Credits

Choose one focus area with a minimum of 3 courses.

Security Focus

CIT 312Introduction to Programming I

4 credits

CIT 352Network and Internet Security

3 credits

CIT 354Computer Forensics

3 credits

CIT 356Operating Systems Concepts

4 credits

Web and Digital Media Focus

CIT 322Distributed Computing

4 credits

CIT 332Multimedia and User Interface Design

4 credits

CIT 344Project Management

4 credits

Networking Focus

CIT 312Introduction to Programming I

4 credits

CIT 322Distributed Computing

4 credits

CIT 352Network and Internet Security

3 credits

Information Management Focus

CIT 342Systems Analysis and Design

4 credits

CIT 344Project Management

4 credits

CIT 346Database Programming

4 credits

CIT 348Data Mining

4 credits

Computer Forensics Focus

CIT 361Forensic Investigation, Acquisition, and Analysis of Digital Evidence

4 credits

CIT 363Computer Forensics, Cyber Law and Evidence Admissibility

4 credits

CIT 365Mobile Device Forensics

4 credits

Interdisciplinary Focus – (9)

Design a 3-course sequence from any discipline, with the approval of the department chair, totaling a minimum of 9 credits. For example, two possibilities are:

Criminal Justice
CRJ 150Introduction to Criminal Justice

3 credits

CRJ 247Introduction to Private Security

3 credits

CRJ 346Terrorism and Society

3 credits

Management Science
MGT 355Management Science and Production Management Concepts

3 credits

MGT 356Simulation Techniques

3 credits

MGT 456Advanced Operations Research Models

3 credits

Free Electives

19-30 Credits

UNV 101First-Year Seminar: Introduction to University Community

1 credits

UNV 101 Freshmen Seminar is required for all new freshmen.

Total Credit Hours: 120


*Note: ENG 105 C&D, MAT 100, and MAT 103 cannot be used towards the 120 credits for graduation .

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