Sep 28, 2022
The B.S. in Information Technology delivers the tools that the students need to meet the rising demand in Networking, Systems Administration, Digital Forensics, Web Development and Cybersecurity across public, private, non-profit and government entities worldwide. The curriculum allows students to meet the increasing demand of our digital world with leading-edge tools and hands-on activities.
This degree requires 120 hours and includes 42 hours of University Core. However, some of the Major Requirements courses listed below also satisfy University Core. If other courses are taken to satisfy University Core, the Major Requirements below are still necessary for graduation and substitutions are not accepted.
University Core Requirements (42 hours)
Life and Physical Sciences (6 hours)
Language, Philosophy and Culture (3 hours)
American History (6 hours)
Government/Political Science (6 hours)
Social Behavioral Sciences (3 hours)
Component Area Option (3 hours)
Two 1- hour Life and Physical Science Labs
Major Requirements (48 hours)
Students must meet these core requirements or approved upper-level substitutes.
At most, only 6 credits may be transferred toward the Major Requirements and IT Specialization. Lower-level credit given for any of the above courses may require students to take additional approved technical electives to satisfy the plan requirements.
Additional Major Requirements Courses
Elective Requirements (30 hours)
This degree requires students to have 9 hours of Specialization electives. Additionally, 12 hours of major electives (upper or lower level technical classes, approved by faculty adviser.
- 12 hours of major electives must be upper level classes which must be approved by the faculty adviser. Choose from approved ITEC/CSCI/CINF 33xx-43xx courses.
- The specific courses beyond the Major Requirements to be included in the Candidate Plan of Study (CPS) will be selected by students with the approval of the faculty adviser.
Specialization Requirements (9 hours)
Students must select one of the following three specializations in Information Technology (IT).
Students interested in Computer Forensics must take the following three courses:
Web Design and Development Specialization
Students interested in Web Design and Development must take the following course:
Information Technology Management and Administration Specialization
Students interested in Information Technology Management and Administration must take:
Information Technology Management and Administration Specialization Requirements
Students must take two of the following three classes:
Courses noted on the CPS as Major Requirements, Major Electives and IT Specialization must be completed with a grade of “C-” or better.