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Computer and Information Technology Comprehensive, B.S.


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Curriculum for a Comprehensive Major in Computer and Information Technology


This discipline not only expands support systems but also covers other aspects of the business world. A mix of skills along with technical proficiency is important in real world applications.

Specific Core Curriculum requirement:


Required elective courses, 15 Hours:


  • Complete 15 credits of any CIS/CIT coursework 300 or above, including MATH 254 .

Four-Year Course Progression


Computer and Information Technology (CIT), Biometrics and Security 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   CIS 234   Introduction to Networking 3
Core Curriculum 1 ENGL 101 3   Core Curriculum 1 ENGL 104 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   CIS 310   Information Security 3
CIS 287   System Analysis and Design 3   CIS 385   Computer System Design 4
CIS 332   Web Programming 3   GSPE 210 2 Fitness for LIfe (WE) 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 372   Introduction to Biometrics 3   CIT 418   Management Information Systems 3
CIT 388   Database Management Systems 4   CIS 423   Server Operation Systems and System Programming 3
CIS 390   Operating Systems 3   Elective   Elective 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
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   CIS 486   Network Security 3
Elective   Elective 3   Elective   Elective 3
Elective   Elective 2   Elective   Elective 3
Core Curriculum 2 Core Curriulum 3       TOTAL 12
    TOTAL 14          
8/15/11             DEGREE TOTAL 120
                 
                 

 

Required elective courses, 15 Hours:


  • Complete 15 credits of any CIS/CIT coursework 300 or above, including MATH 254 .

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 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   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
8/15/11                
                 
                 

 

Required elective courses, 15 Hours:


  • Complete 15 credits of any CIS/CIT coursework 300 or above, including MATH 254 .

Four-Year Course Progression


Computer and Information Technology, Web Programming and Design (WPD) 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 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 334   Web Programming II 3
CIS 287   Systems Analysis and Design 3   CIT 385   Computer System Design 4
CIS 332   Web Programming 3   GRDS 200   Design Process and Form 3
Core Curriculum 1 History 3   Core Curriculum 2 Choose SO-CK with advisor 3
Core Curriculum 1 Choose AR with advisor 3   GSPE 210 2 Fitness for LIfe (WE) 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 418   Management Information Systems 3
GRDS 250   Design for Digital Media 3   Elective   Elective 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 HM-GL or MD with advisor 3
Elective   Elective 2   Elective   Elective 3
    TOTAL 15       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 450   Web Design Studio 3
Elective   Elective 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 4
Elective   Elective 3       TOTAL 13
    TOTAL 15          
8/15/11             DEGREE TOTAL 120
                 
                 

 

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