Information Technology (BS)

Degree Requirements

General Education Requirements
Select General Education Requirements53-56
Major Requirements
Information Technology Core
A. Complete the following:
CIS 115Beginning Programming4
CIS 300Information Tech in Society1
CIS 321Data Comm and Networking3
CIS 324Database Design-Dev-Mgt3
CIS 497Senior Capstone Experience-W3
CIS 498CIS Senior Seminar0
ITE 271Info Techn in Organizations3
ITE 272Systems Architecture3
ITE 285Intermediate Programming3
ITE 370Adv Application Development3
ITE 474Human Computer Interface3
ITE 475IT Project Management3
ITE 480Needs Assess-Tech Eval - W3
ITE 485ITE Senior Demo Project3
ITE Electives
A. Complete 21 credit hours in one of the following Focus Tracks: see footnote table below 121
Web Publishing Concentration
A. Complete the following:
Publishing for the WWW
Multimedia Production
Web Site Management
Adv Web Development
B. Nine hours of approved electives
Networking Concentration
A. Complete the following:
Network Administration
Network Infrastructure Systems
Network Security Management
Advanced Network Management
B. Nine hours of approved electives
Digital Forensics Concentration
A. Complete the following:
Intro to Forensic Science
Advanced Operating Systems
File Sys for Digital Forensics
Digital Forensic Analysis
B. Nine hours of approved electives
Minor Requirements
A minor is not required for this degree program0
Total Hours112-115



Students complete one of the following Focus Tracks consisting of twelve (12) hours of specified Focus Track courses and nine (9) hours of approved Information Technology support electives.

General Education Requirements

Area I - Written Composition
A. Complete the following:
EH 101English Composition I3
B. Complete the following:
EH 102English Composition II3
Area II - Humanities & Fine Arts
A. Complete the following:
CA 110Public Speaking3
B. Select one of the following: see footnote table below 13
Brit Lit before 1785
Brit Lit after 1785
Am Lit before 1865
Am Lit after 1865
World Lit before 1650
World Lit after 1650
C. Select one of the following:3
Survey of Art
Art History I
Art History II
Art Appreciation
Introduction to Theatre
Introduction to Music
D. Select three hours from the following:3
Intro to African Amer Studies
Survey of Art
Art History I
Art History II
Survey of Non-Western Art
Art Appreciation
Intro Anc Greek Roman Culture
Introduction to Theatre
Brit Lit before 1785
Brit Lit after 1785
Am Lit before 1865
Am Lit after 1865
World Lit before 1650
World Lit after 1650
Introductory Latin I
Introductory Latin II
Introductory French I
Introductory French II
Introductory Chinese I
Introductory Chinese II
Introductory Spanish I
Introductory Spanish II
Intro Classical Greek I
Intro Classical Greek II
Introductory German I
Introductory German II
Accelerated Intro German
Introductory Russian I
Introductory Russian II
Accelerated Intro Russian
Intermediate Latin I
Intermediate Latin II
Intermediate French I
Intermediate French II
Accelerated Inter French - H
Intermediate Chinese I
Intermediate Chinese II
Intermediate Spanish I
Intermediate Spanish II
Inter Spanish Accel -H
Interm Classical Greek I
Interm Classical Greek II
Intermediate German I
Intermediate German II
Intermediate Russian I
Intermediate Russian II
Intensive Second Year Russian
Introductory Japanese I
Introductory Japanese II
Introductory Arabic I
Introductory Arabic II
Intro American Sign Language I
Intro American Sign Lang II
Introductory Korean I
Introductory Korean II
Intermediate Japanese I
Intermediate Japanese II
Intermediate Arabic I
Intermediate Arabic II
Intermediate ASL I
Intermediate ASL II
Introduction to Music
Introduction to Philosophy
Critical Thinking
Introduction to Logic
Introduction to Ethics
Social Ethics
Western Philosophy: Classical
Intro to the Study of Religion
Old Testament/Hebrew Bible
Survey of the New Testament
Area III – Natural Sciences & Mathematics
A. Select 3-4 hours from the following:3-4
Calculus and Its Applications (see footnote table below) 2
Calculus I
Calculus II
B. Select 8-10 hours from the following:8-10
Biological Anthropology
and Biological Anthropology Lab
Life Science I
and Life Science I Laboratory
General Biology I
and General Biology I Lab
Life Science II
and Life Science II Lab
General Biology II
and General Biology II Laboratory
Survey of Inorg and Org Chem
and Survey Inorg-Org Chem Lab
General Chemistry I
and General Chemistry I Lab
General Chemistry II
and General Chemistry II Lab
Environmental Geography
and Environmental Geography Lab
Earth and the Environment
and Earth and the Environment Lab
Physical Geology
and Physical Geology Lab
Earth History
and Earth History Lab
Ocean Science
and Ocean Science Lab
Introduction to Astronomy
and Introduction to Astronomy Lab
Concepts of Physics
and Concepts of Physics Laboratory
Physics with Algebra-Trig I
and Alg-Trig Based Physics I Lab
Physics with Algebra -Trig II
and Alg-Trig Based Physics II Lab
Calculus-Based Physics I
and Calculus-Based Physics I Lab
Calculus-Based Physics II
and Calculus-Based Physics II Lab
Area IV – History, Social & Behavioral Sciences see footnote table below 1
A. Select one of the following:3
HY of Western Civilization I
HY of Western Civilization II
US History to 1877
US History since 1877
B. Select three of the following:9
Intro to Cultural Anthropology
Intro Archaeology-Bio Anthro
Intro to Communication
Interpersonal Comm
Introduction to Criminal Justice
Prin of Microeconomics
Prin of Macroeconomics
People, Places, Environment
World Regional Geography
Intro to Gender Studies
HY of Western Civilization I
HY of Western Civilization II
US History to 1877
US History since 1877
Global Issues
Seasons of Life
Intro Native American Studies
Intro to US Government
Introduction to Psychology
Life Span Development
Introductory Sociology
Social Problems
Area V
A. Select one of the following:3
Data Analytics I (see footnote table below) 2
Stat Reason and Application
Applied Probability-Statistics
B. Select one of the following:3
Data Analytics II (see footnote table below) 2
Stat Research Techniques
Applied Regression Analysis
Design-Analysis of Experiments
C. Complete the following:
CA 275Decision Making - Small Groups3
D. Complete the following:
EH 372Technical Writing - W3
or EH 373 Writing in Professions - W
Total Hours53-56



Students must complete a 6 credit hour sequence either in literature (Area II – EH 215 & EH 216, EH 225 & EH 226, or EH 235 & EH 236) or history (Area IV – HY 101 & HY 102 or HY 135 & HY 136).


Recommended Course

Additional Information

Courses in the Major Requirements must be completed with a minimum grade of “C”.

Graduation Plan

(120 Total Hours)

Plan of Study Grid
First Year
EH 101 English Composition I 3
CA 110 Public Speaking 3
MA 120 Calculus and Its Applications 3
ITE 271 Info Techn in Organizations 3
HistoryArea IV, B 1 3
EH 102 English Composition II 3
CA 275 Decision Making - Small Groups 3
CIS 115 Beginning Programming 4
Natural Sci Elec. 1Natural Science Elective 1 4
Approved Gen ElectApproved General Elective 1
Second Year
ITE 285 Intermediate Programming 3
ITE 272 Systems Architecture 3
CIS 324 Database Design-Dev-Mgt 3
Statistics IStatistics I 3
Natural Sci Elect 2Natural Science Elective 2 4
CIS 321 Data Comm and Networking 3
ITE 370 Adv Application Development 3
EH 372 Technical Writing - W 3
Statistics IIStatistics II 3
Social Science ISocial Science I 3
Third Year
CIS 300 Information Tech in Society 1
Focus Track 1Focus Track 1 3
Focus Track 2Focus Track 2 3
Art/Drama/MusicArt/Drama/Music Course 3
ITE 480 Needs Assess-Tech Eval - W 3
LiteratureLiterature 3
ITE 474 Human Computer Interface 3
ITE 475 IT Project Management 3
Focus Track 3Focus Track 3 3
Focus Track 4Focus Track 4 3
Social Science 2Social Science 2 3
Fourth Year
Focus Track Support ElectiveFocus Track Support Elective 3
Focus Track Support ElectiveFocus Track Support Elective 3
Lit/Fine & Perf Art ElectiveLit/Fine & Perf Art Elective 3
Social Science 3Social Science 3 3
Approved Gen ElectiveApproved General Elective 3
Focus Track Support ElectiveFocus Track Support Elective 3
ITE 485 ITE Senior Demo Project 3
CIS 497 Senior Capstone Experience-W 3
CIS 498 CIS Senior Seminar 0
Approved Gen ElecApproved General Elective 4
 Total Hours120

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