Jan 15, 2021
Bachelor of Science in Information Technology Degree
College of Computing and Software Engineering
Information Technology Department
The Bachelor of Science in Information Technology degree, which is accredited by the Computing Accreditation Commission of ABET, www.abet.org, has the primary objective of meeting the high demand for professional degrees in the strategy, development and administration of integrated computing, management, and information technology systems. The degree has core requirements, major requirements and required electives. The major contains those courses considered fundamental to the information technology field and the electives give the student some flexibility in choice.
General Education (43-44 Credit Hours)*
See listing of requirements.
The area A math requirement is MATH1113 (Pre-Calculus), and the area D math requirement is MATH 1190 (Calculus I) or MATH 1160 Elementary Applied Calculus). The BSIT area B requires COM 1100 Human Communication and STS 2105 Social Issues.
Area A 9 hours
Area B 5 hours
Area C 6 hours
Area D 11 hours (1 credit hour carried to Area F)
Area E 12 hours
*If MATH 1160 Elementary Applied Calculus (3 credit hours) is taken, the General Education total will be 43 credit hours.
*If MATH 1190 Calculus 1 (4 credit hours) is taken, the General Education total will be 44 credit hours.
Students should see their advisor for specific general education requirements in their major.
Lower Division Major Requirements (Area F) (18 Credit Hours)
Upper Division Major Requirements (41 Credit Hours)
Upper Level Electives (12 Credit Hours)
Upper-Level Concentration (Track)
All BSIT students are required to take a minimum of 12 hours as an upper-level concentration. They choose one of the four concentrations (tracks) and complete 3 of their courses. The 4th elective can be from the same or different concentration (track).
The four options are:
Information Assurance and Security Track
Health Information Technology
Free Electives (7 Credit Hours)
Any course in the university curriculum.
Program Total (121 Credit Hours)
University-Wide Degree Requirements
All IT, CS, CSE, SWE and CGDD designator courses must have a grade of ‘C’ or better.