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2024-2025 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2024-2025 Undergraduate Catalog

Information Technology, BS (43-687) (120 hours)


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Major, Bachelor of Science Degree

The graduate with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Information Technology will use the knowledge and skills obtained in the program to:

  • Analyze a complex computing problem and to apply principles of computing and other relevant disciplines to identify solutions.
  • Design, implement, and evaluate a computing-based solution to meet a given set of computing requirements in the context of the program’s discipline.
  • Communicate effectively in a variety of professional contexts.
  • Recognize professional responsibilities and make informed judgments in computing practice based on legal and ethical principles.
  • Function effectively as a member or leader of a team engaged in activities appropriate to the program’s discipline.
  • Use systemic approaches to select, develop, apply, integrate, and administer secure computing technologies to accomplish user goals.

Program Educational Objectives:

  • Have established themselves in successful information technology-focused careers and/or pursuing advanced degrees.
  • Continue to update their professional knowledge and skills to adapt to innovation and change to meet the needs of industry and/or academia.
  • Contribute to the greater good of their communities through professional involvement and service.

A course with a grade lower than a C will not be allowed to fulfill a major or minor requirement in any program offered by the Department of Computer Science and Cybersecurity.

Information Technology, BS (43-687) (Cloud and IT Infrastructure Management Area) (4 Year Guide)  

Information Technology, BS (43-687) (Network and System Administration Area) (4 Year Guide)  

Information Technology, BS (43-687) (Web and Mobile Applications Development Area) (4 Year Guide)  

Note: A student may not earn a double degree with the BS Information Technology and the BS Networking Technology from any catalog prior to 2020.

Major Requirements: 75 Semester Hours


C or better required in all major coursework.

General Education Requirements: 39 Semester Hours


All students must complete a minimum of 42 credit hours in general education. See The General Education Program Requirements  for the full listing of requirements. The following general education courses are required by this major:

Free Electives: 6 Semester Hours


Minimum Total: 120 Semester Hours


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