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College of Technology

Information Systems Technology Concentration (B.S.)

In this program, students complete four semesters of core courses and then have the flexibility to design a degree program to match individual course selection to personal career objectives. Information technology course selection includes courses in database management systems, software development and computer programming, systems analysis, systems design and integration, high performance computing, biomedical informatics, computational life sciences, and computer forensics.

B.S. graduates typically are employed as application developers, consultants, database administrators, IT analysts, programmer/analysts, project managers, software developers, software engineers and Web developers.

Credit Hours Required for Bachelor's Degree: 122

Freshman Year

First Semester Second Semester
(3) CNIT 17600 (Information Technology Architectures) (3) CNIT 15500 (Introduction to Object-Oriented Programming)
(3) CNIT 18000 (Introduction to Systems Development) (3) COM 11400 (Fundamentals of Speech Communication)
(4) ENGL 10600 (First-Year Composition) (3) IT 10400 (Industrial Organization)
(3) MA 22300 (Introductory Analysis I) (3) MA 22400 (Introductory Analysis II)
(3) TECH 12000 (Technology and the Individual) (3) OLS 25200 (Human Relations in Organizations)
(16) (15)


Sophomore Year

Third Semester Fourth Semester
(3) CNIT 25500 (Programming for the Internet) (3) CNIT 24200 (System Administration)
(3) CNIT 27200 (Database Fundamentals) (3) CNIT 28000 (Systems Analysis and Design Methods)
(3) Communication selective (3) CNIT 31500 (Systems Programming) orCNIT 32500 (Object-Oriented Application Development)
(3) Economics selective (3) Accounting selective
(3) Problem-solving selective (3) Statistics selective
(15)   (15)  


Junior Year

Fifth Semester Sixth Semester
(3) CNIT 37200 (Database Programming I) or CNIT 39200 (Enterprise Data Management) (3) TECH 32000 (Technology and the Organization)
(4) CNIT 38000 (Advanced Analysis and Design) (3) Information systems selective
(3) Interdisciplinary selective (3) Interdisciplinary selective
(3) Professional speaking selective (3) Liberal arts selective
(3) Free elective (3) Professional writing selective
(16)   (15)  


Senior Year

Seventh Semester Eighth Semester
(3) TECH 33000 (Technology and the Global Society) (3) CNIT 48000 (Managing Information Technology Projects)
(3) Information systems selective (3) Information systems selective
(6) Interdisciplinary selectives (6) Interdisciplinary selectives
(3) Liberal arts selective (3) Liberal arts selectives
(15)   (15)  


Definitions:

Accounting selective: MGMT 20000, 20100-T01 (Introductory Accounting for Non-Management Students).
Communications selective: COM 21000, 31400, 31500, 32000, 21200, 31800, 32400.
Economics selective: (AGEC 21700 or ECON 21000) ECON 25100, 25200.
Free elective: Any non-remedial course.
Information systems selective: Any 30000-level or higher CNIT course or participation in EPCS (up to 3 credits).
Interdisciplinary selectives: One from each category

Finance: IT 45000; IET 45100; MGMT 20100. 39000.
Marketing: MGMT 32300, 32400; ENTR 20000, 31000.
Business law: MGMT 35400, 45500.
Quality control: OLS 48400; EPCS course; IT 34200; MET 45100; MFET 45100.
Organizational behavior and human resources: COM 3240; ENTR 20000, 31000; EPCS course; OBHR 30000, 33000; OLS 37500, 37600, 38600, 47700; PSY 27200.
Manufacturing: IT 34500; MET 45100; MFET 24300, 40000.
Liberal arts selective: ANTH, AD, BAND, CLASSICS, COM, ECON, EDCI, EDPS, EDST, ENGL, FLL, HIST, HONR, IDIS, LING, MOD. LANG, MUSIC, PHIL, POL SCI, PSY, SOC, THTR, CDFS 20100, 25500.
Problem-solving selective: CHM 11100; 11500, PHIL 12000, 1500, PHYS 17200, 21800, 21900, 22000, 22100.

Professional speaking selective: COM 31500, 32000, 32500, 41500.
Statistics selective: STAT 22500, 30100, 50100, 51100.
Professional writing selective: ENGL 42000, 42100.