Mar 27, 2023  
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog 
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Information Technology, B.A.S.

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Contact Information

Phone: 470-578-3803

Program Description

The Bachelor of Applied Science with a major in Information Technology is designed for students who have an Associate of Applied Science in computing from a member institution of the Technical College System of Georgia. The courses that you have completed for your AAS will transfer as a block, and you will be required to take an additional 67 credit hours (or approximately 2.5 years of full-time study) to obtain the BAS degree. 

Admission Requirements

Admission the the Information Technology B.A.S. degree is separate from admission to Kennesaw State University. Students must meet the program requirements below to pursue this degree program:

  • Earn an A.A.S in a computing field with a GPA of 2.3 or better from a TCSG college to transfer into the BASIT program

Progression Requirements

Progression through the program requires students to successfully complete or transfer the equivalent of CSE 1321 CSE 1321L CSE 1322 , and CSE 1322L   with a grade of ‘B’ or better in all four courses.

Graduation Requirements

Each student is expected to meet the Academic Policies Graduation Policies and Procedures  outlined in the Academic Policies section of the Catalog.


The Bachelor of Science in Information Technology program is accredited by the Computing Accreditation Commission of ABET, The B.A.S. in Information Technology was reviewed & accredited in 2016.

Double Owls

This program offers a Double Owl Pathway. The Double Owl Pathway is an advising pathway for high-potential KSU undergraduate students who want to accelerate the attainment of a Master’s degree at KSU. For pathway options and to learn if you qualify, visit

Program of Study

General Education Core Curriculum (Areas A-E) (42 Credit Hours)

See listing of requirements.  

General Education Core Curriculum Requirements Specific to This Major

Science Majors must take MATH 1113 or higher in Area A2 and MATH 1190 or higher in Area D1.

Science and Engineering Majors must take two four-hour laboratory sciences in Area D2. Students must choose from CHEM 1211/L, CHEM 1212/L, PHYS 1111/L*, PHYS 1112/L, PHYS 2211/L*, PHYS 2212/L, BIOL 1107/L, or BIOL 1108/L.                                                                                    

*Students cannot take both PHYS 1111/L and PHYS 2211/L nor PHYS 1112/L and PHYS 2212/L.

Lower Division Major Requirements (Area F) (18 Credit Hours)

Technical Block (20 Credit Hours)

The Technical Block requires: 20 hours of CIS/CIST courses from the student’s A.A.S. or A.A.T. degree.

Program Total (120 Credit Hours)


All IT, CS, CSE AND SWE designator courses must have a grade of “C” or higher. Students must earn a grade of “B” or higher in CSE 1321/L and CSE 1322/L. 

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