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2017-2018 Shepherd University Catalog

Computer and Information Technology Comprehensive, B.S.


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Curriculum for a Comprehensive Major in Computer and Information Technology


The computer and information technology (CIT) program prepares students for existing and emerging jobs and careers in the application of information systems and technology. Students in this program will learn the most current knowledge, concepts, and tools in a variety of IT areas, and develop an appreciation of the connection between the real life and digital world. The core courses in the CIT major will ensure students have a solid foundation of information system, networking, database, biometrics and information security, software development, and web programming.

Specific Core Curriculum requirement:


Electives, 15 Hours:


  • Complete 15 credits of any CIT/CIS coursework 300 or above.
     

* These CIT courses can be substituted by CIS courses with the same number.

** CIT 385 may be substituted by CIS 386.

Four-Year Course Progression


Computer and Information Technology (CIT)
FALL   FIRST YEAR     SPRING   FIRST YEAR  
Sub./Course No. Tier Title Credit   Sub./Course No. Tier Title Credit
CIS 100 1 Freshman Seminar (FYEX) 1   MATH 155   Discrete Structures 3
CIS 102   Microcomputer Applications 3   CIS 211   Computer Language Concepts 4
CIS 104   Introduction to Computer and Information Sciences 3   CIS/CIT 234   Introduction to Networking 3
Core Curriculum 1 ENGL 101 3   Core Curriculum 1 ENGL 102 3
Core Curriculum 1 Life Science (LS) 4   Core Curriculum 1 Life Sciences (LS) 4
    TOTAL 14       TOTAL 17
         
FALL   SECOND YEAR     SPRING   SECOND YEAR  
Sub./Course No. Tier Title Credit   Sub./Course No. Tier Title Credit
MATH 314   Statistics (MA) 3   CIT 385   Computer System Design OR  
CIS 287   System Analysis and Design 3   CIS 386   Computer Organization 4
CIS/CIT 332   Web Programming 3   CIT Restricted Elective   Choose CIT restricted course with advisor 3
Core Curriculum 1 History 3   GSPE 210 2 Fitness for Life (WE) 3
Core Curriculum 1 Choose AR with advisor 3   Core Curriculum 2 Choose SO-CK with advisor 3
    TOTAL 15   Core Curriculum 2 Choose HM-GL or MD with advisor 3
              TOTAL 16
         
FALL   THIRD YEAR     SPRING   THIRD YEAR  
Sub./Course No. Tier Title Credit   Sub./Course No. Tier Title Credit
CIS/CIT 388   Database Management Systems 4   CIT Restricted Elective   Choose CIT restricted course with advisor 3
CIT Restricted Elective   Choose CIT restricted course with advisor 3   CIT Restricted Elective   Choose CIT restricted course with advisor 3
CIT Restricted Elective   Choose CIT restricted course with advisor 3   Elective   Choose required elective in the major with advisor 3
Core Curriculum 2 Choose HM-GL or MD 3   Core Curriculum 2 Choose SO-GL or MD with advisor 3
Core Curriculum 2 Choose SO-GL or MD with advisor 3   Core Curriculum 2 Choose SO-GL or MD with advisor 3
    TOTAL 16       TOTAL 15
         
FALL   FOURTH YEAR     SPRING   FOURTH YEAR  
Sub./Course No. Tier Title Credit   Sub./Course No. Tier Title Credit
CIS/CIT 419   Data Communication and Computer Networks 3   CIS 485 3 Directed Research in Computer and Information Sciences (WM and CP) 3
Elective   Choose required elective in the major with advisor 3   Elective   Choose required elective in the major with advisor 3
Elective   Choose required elective in the major with advisor 3   Elective   Choose required elective in the major with advisor 3
Elective   Elective 2   Elective   Elective 3
Core Curriculum 2 Core Curriculum 3       TOTAL 12
    TOTAL 14          
October 12, 2015             DEGREE TOTAL 120
         

 

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