Feb 07, 2023  
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog

Information Technology, B.S.


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The Bachelor of Science degree in Information Technology focuses on highly relevant skills in cybersecurity, computer networking, and end-user design and development. The Information Technology degree goes beyond the science behind computers, teaching students how to design, develop, test and maintain solutions in a wide range of computing and networking application areas. Information Technology studies are integrated to provide students with the knowledge and skills to meet the computer technology needs of business, government, healthcare, education and other organizations. In addition to core competencies in programming and networking, security and privacy, and other application-focused computing fields, the Information Technology major features a junior-level project to address a community need. Also, students in the Information Technology major are required to complete a two-semester senior capstone project, allowing them to apply the range of their abilities in a real-world context. Students in the Information Technology major are also required to select 9 credit hours of IT senior class electives from various fields such as cyber-security, web/mobile development and computer networking.

Program Requirements


  • General Education 41 Credit Hours1
  • Quantitative requirement (in addition to General Education) 3 Credit Hours
  • ​​​​​​​Scientific Literacy requirement (in addition to General Education3 Credit Hours2
  • Core Courses 52 Credit Hours
  • Major Electives 9 Credit Hours
  • University Electives 12-18 Credit Hours

Footnotes


1 The General Education program contains a set of requirements each student must fulfill. Some credit hours may be fulfilled by courses required in the major.
2 The scientific literacy requirement may be met by courses required in the major.

Total: 120 Credit Hours


University Electives: 12-18 Credit Hours


Total: 120 Credit Hours


Information Technology Recommended Schedule for Majors


First Year


Fall Semester: 15 Credit Hours


Spring Semester: 15 Credit Hours


Total: 30 Credit Hours


Second Year


Fall Semester: 15 Credit Hours


Spring Semester: 15 Credit Hours


Total: 30 Credit Hours


Third Year


Fall Semester: 15 Credit Hours


Spring Semester: 15 Credit Hours


Total: 30 Credit Hours


Fourth Year


Fall Semester: 15 Credit Hours


Spring Semester: 15 Credit Hours


Total: 30 Credit Hours


Total: 120 Credit Hours


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