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Information Technology, B.A.S.

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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 94 credit hours (or approximately 3 years of full-time study) to obtain the BAS degree. 


This program is a part of the College of Computing and Software Engineering .


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


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Admission, Enrollment, and Graduation Policies

Admission Requirements

Admission to 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 2.30 or better from a TCSG college to transfer into the BASIT program

Enrollment Requirements

Progression through the program requires students to successfully complete or transfer the equivalent of IT 1114 IT 1114L CSE 1321 , and CSE 1321L  with a grade of “C” or better in all four courses.

Graduation Requirements

Each student is expected to meet the requirements outlined in Academic Policies: 5.0 PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS & GRADUATION 


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Program Course Requirements

Core IMPACTS Curriculum (42 Credit Hours)

General Education Core IMPACTS Curriculum  

Core IMPACTS Curriculum Requirements Specific to This Major

Science Majors: Must take MATH 1113  or higher in Mathematics & Quantitative Skills and MATH 1179  or higher. 

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

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

Core Field of Study (18 Credit Hours)

Students must earn a grade of “C” or better in these courses with the exception of CSE 1321  / 1321L   and CSE 1322  / 1322L  , in which a grade of “B” or better is required.

Technical Block (20 Credit Hours)

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

Major Electives (3 Credit Hours)

Students must earn a grade of “C” or better in these courses.


Select 3 credit hours from the following list of courses or any IT course not previously taken in the major:

Program Total (120 Credit Hours)

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