Oct 21, 2020  
2020-2021 Shepherd University Catalog 
    
2020-2021 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 OR     CIS 211   Computer Language Concepts 3
DATA 118   Data Analytics Introduction 3   CIT/CIS 234   Introduction to Networking 3
CIS 104   Introduction to Computer and Information Sciences 3   Core Curriculum 1 ENGL 102 3
Core Curriculum 1 ENGL 101 3   Core Curriculum 1 Choose AR with advisor 3
Core Curriculum 1 History 3       TOTAL 15
    TOTAL 13          
         
FALL   SECOND YEAR     SPRING   SECOND YEAR  
Sub./Course No. Tier Title Credit   Sub./Course No. Tier Title Credit
MATH 314   Statistics (MA) 3   CIT/CIS 310   Information Security 3
CIS 287   System Analysis and Design 3   CIT 385   Computer System Design OR  
CIS/CIT 332   Web Programming 3   CIS 386   Computer Organization 4
Core Curriculum 1 Lab Science (LS) 4   Core Curriculum   Choose SO-GL or MD with advisor 3
Core Curriculum 2 Choose SO-CK with advisor 3   Core Curriculum 1 Lab Science (LS) 4
    TOTAL 16   Core Curriculum 2 Choose HM-GL or MD with advisor 3
              TOTAL 17
         
FALL   THIRD YEAR     SPRING   THIRD YEAR  
Sub./Course No. Tier Title Credit   Sub./Course No. Tier Title Credit
CIT/CIS 388   Database Management Systems 4   CIT/CIS 361   E-Commerce 3
Restricted Elective   Restricted Elective 3   CIT/CIS 372   Introduction to Biometrics 3
Core Curriculum 2 Choose HM-GL or MD 3   CIS 334   Web Programming II 3
Core Curriculum 2 Choose SO-GL or MD with advisor 3   Restricted Elective   Restricted Elective 3
GSPE 210 2 Fitness for LIfe (WE) 3   Elective 2 Elective 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/CIT 485 3 Directed Research in Computer and Information Sciences (WM and CP) 3
CIS 423   Server Operation Systems and System Programming 3   Restricted Elective   Restricted Elective 3
CIT/CIS 486   Network Security 4   CIT/CIS 418   Management Information Systems 3
Restricted Elective   Restricted Elective 3   Restricted Elective   Restricted Elective 3
Restricted Elective   Ristricted Elective 3       TOTAL 12
    TOTAL 16          
              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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