Oct 19, 2018  
2018-2019 Shepherd University Catalog 
    
2018-2019 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:


Four-Year Course Progression


Computer and Information Technology, Information Technology (IT) Concentration
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   CIT 234   Introduction to Networking 3
Core Curriculum 1 ENGL 101 3   Core Curriculum 1 ENGL 104 3
Core Curriculum 1 Lab Science (LS) 4   Core Curriculum 1 Lab Science (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   CIS 310   Information Security 3
CIS 287   System Analysis and Design 3   CIS 385   Computer System Design 4
CIS 332   Web Programming 3   BADM 310   Principles of Management 3
Core Curriculum 1 History 3   Core Curriculum 2 Choose SO-CK with advisor 3
Core Curriculum 1 Choose AR with advisor 3   Core Curriculum 2 Choose HM-GL or MD with advisor 3
    TOTAL 15       TOTAL 16
         
FALL   THIRD YEAR     SPRING   THIRD YEAR  
Sub./Course No. Tier Title Credit   Sub./Course No. Tier Title Credit
CIT 388   Database Management Systems 4   CIT 361   E-Commerce 3
BADM 345   Business Communications 3   CIT 418   Management Information Systems 3
Core Curriculum 2 Choose HM-GL or MD 3   Elective   Elective 3
Core Curriculum 2 Choose SO-GL or MD with advisor 3   Elective   Elective 3
GSPE 210 2 Fitness for LIfe (WE) 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
CIT 419   Data Communication and Computer Networks 3   CIS 485 3 Directed Research in Computer and Information Sciences (WM and CP) 3
Elective   Elective 3   Elective   Elective 3
Elective   Elective 3   Elective   Elective 3
Elective   Elective 2   Elective   Elective 3
Elective   Elective 3       TOTAL 12
    TOTAL 14          
              DEGREE TOTAL 120
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Management Information Systems concentration, 21 Hours:


Specific Core Curriculum Requirement for the MIS Concentration, 3 Hours:

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