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2015-2016 General Catalog 
2015-2016 General Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Information Technology, BS

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The goal of the undergraduate IT program is to prepare students to use and support the appropriate use of computer technology to meet diverse needs of business, government, education and other organizations. IT graduates will possess the skills and knowledge to assume appropriate entry-level professional positions, and to grow into leadership positions or pursue graduate study.

Computer Science, Computer Information Systems and Information Technology are demanding programs that require academic preparation, personal discipline and academic progression while demonstrating a high level of technical proficiency. All CIS studentsare subject to a uniform set of academic and proficiency requirements established to ensure that CIS graduates receive aquality education.

Freshman Year

Sophomore Year

Total: 16

Total: 16

Summer Semester

  • General Elective (Internship recommended) (2)

Junior Year

Senior Year

Fall Semester

Total: 14

Spring Semester

Total: 12

Total: 120

Information Technology Core Concentrations

Each concentration is composed of three to four courses. IT majors must complete two concentrations, at least one of which must be within the CIS Department. These IT courses equip students from all disciplines. Students must select three courses within the same concentration core. The following concentrations are currently recognized:

Information Assurance and Security (IAS):

Students will learn fundamental topics of Information Assurance and Security.

Data Mining (DM):

Students will learn fundamental concepts and skills of database and data mining.

Mobile Computing (MC):

Students will learn concepts and challenges of mobile computing, handheld, and embedded computing will be introduced.

Web Design (WD):

Students will learn the fundamental topics of designing and implementing web applications on the Internet.

Health Informatics (HI):

Allied Health Sciences concentration for IT students.

Inter-disciplinary concentration (Additional inter-disciplinary concentrations forthcoming)

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