Bachelor of Science Information Technology Online

Core Curriculum (33 q.h.)

We require all bachelor's degree students to complete required core curriculum, allowing you to gain insight into disciplines other than your field of study.

 

The B.S. in Information Technology program has specific requirements to be taken in the core.  The following core courses are required choices for this degree:

Diversity (3 q.h.)

MGT 1503 Managing in a Diverse and Changing World  3 q.h. 


Information Literacy (3 q.h.)

Choose one of the following:                                                                                       .

ITC 2003 Advanced PC Productivity Tools   3 q.h.
ITC 2020 Digital Collaboration and Knowledge Management  3 q.h. 


Mathematics (6 q.h.)

MTH 1001 College Algebra 1   3 q.h.
MTH 2002 College Algebra 2 3 q.h. 

*Calculus or similar higher level math courses may be used to fulfill this core requirement.

Ethical and Political Perspectives:  (3 q.h.) 

PHL 2180 Business Ethics 3 q.h. 


The remaining Core Curriculum credits are not specified by the BS in Information Technology program and may be selected by the student from any courses within the Core Curriculum guidelines.

 

Foundation Courses (21 q.h.)

Complete 6 credits from the following prefixes:

ANT , ART, BIO, BTC, CHMCMNECNENG, ESCHSTMTHSOC, PHYPOLPSY 6 q.h.

Choose one of the following courses:

ACC 1001 Financial Accounting 1 3 q.h.
ACC 1110 Accounting Basics for Managers 3 q.h.


Complete the following courses:

FIN 2110 Finance Basics for Managers 3 q.h.
ENG 3003 Writing for the Professions 1 3 q.h.
MTH 2550 Technology and Applications of Discrete Mathematics 3 q.h.
ITC 1255 Human-Computer interaction 3 q.h.


Major Courses (52 q.h.)

Complete the following courses:

MIS 1101 Structured Systems Analysis and Design 1    3 q.h.
MIS 1102 Structured Systems Analysis and Design 2 3 q.h.

Choose one of the following courses:

ITC 1305 Operating Systems Concepts 3 q.h.
ETC 3463 Operating Systems 3 q.h.

Introductory IT Courses

Complete all of the following courses:

MIS 1245 Net Security and Legal Issues    3 q.h.
ITC 2002 Programming 1 3 q.h.
ITC 2307 Programming 2 3 q.h. 
ITC 1251  Network Foundations 1  3 q.h. 
ITC 1252  Network Foundations 2  3 q.h. 
ITC 1240 Web, Mobile, and Emerging Platforms 1  3 q.h. 

Choose one of the following courses:

ITC 3001 Database Management Systems 3 q.h.
ETC 3271 Introduction to Databases 3 q.h.

Advanced IT Courses

Complete all of the following courses:

ITC 2811 Advanced Application Development  3 q.h.
ITC 2253 Network Security 3 q.h.
ITC 3020 Advanced Database Technologies 3 q.h. 
ITC 2254  Web, Mobile, and Emerging Platforms 2  3 q.h. 
ITC 3256  Information Security Management 3 q.h. 

Capstone IT Courses

Taken after completion of Advanced IT courses, generally at the end of the student's program. Complete the following courses:

ITC 4820 IT Project Management  3 q.h.
ITC 4995 Practicum 4 q.h.

 

ITC Specialization/Elective courses (15 q.h.)

Complete 15 credits of ITC electives. Students who wish to take a specialization may choose approved non-ITC electives to earn one of the specialization area(s) shown below.


Specialization in Web and Multimedia

Complete five of the following courses:

ART 1001 Introduction to Art 3 q.h. 
ART 2111 Designing Digital Visual Interfaces 3 q.h.
ART 2112 Designing Web Graphics 2 3 q.h.
ITC 1120 Web Site Design 3 q.h.
ITC 2121 Advanced Web Site Design 3 q.h.
ITC 2205 Multimedia for the Web 3 q.h. 
ITC 2213  Database Web Sites with PHP/MySQL  3 q.h. 
ITC 2220 Web Services Development  3 q.h. 

Specialization in Database Technologies

Complete 15 credits as specified below. If you have been conditionally admitted to the Master of Professional Studies degree in Informatics, consult your adviser about graduate-level courses that you may take to fulfill this specialization.

ETC 2101 Introduction to C++/Data Structures 3 q.h.
ETC 3343
Oracle Fundamentals 1 3 q.h.
ETC 2103 Data Structure Applications in C++ 3 q.h.
ITC 2213 Database Web Sites with PHP/MySQL 3 q.h. 

Choose one of the following:

ITC 2320 SQL: Introduction to Structured Query Language 3 q.h.
ETC 3341 Oracle SQL Programming 4 q.h.

Specialization in Computer Information Infrastructure

Complete 15 credits as specified below. If you have been conditionally admitted to the Master of Science degree in Project Management, or Master of Professional Studies degree in Informatics, consult your adviser about graduate-level courses that you may take to fulfill this specialization.

ITC 2610
   OR
ETC 3465
Unix System Overview
   OR
Unix Operating System
3 q.h.

3 q.h.
ITC 2620
Unix System Administration 3 q.h.
ETC 1017 Introduction to Computer Hardware 3 q.h.
ETC 2415 A+ Core Hardware Servicing 3 q.h. 
ETC 2417 A+ Operating Systems Technology 3 q.h. 
ETC 3311 MCSE Professional Administration  4 q.h. 
ETC 3313  MCSE Server Administration  4 q.h. 
ETC 3315  MCSE Network Administration 4 q.h. 
ETC 3317  MCSE Directory Service Administration  4 q.h. 

Specialization in Applications Development

Choose 15 credits from the following courses:

ITC 1230 PC Database Software  3 q.h. 
ITC 2320
   OR
ETC 3341
SQL: Introduction to Structured Query Language
   OR
Oracle SQL Programming
3 q.h.

3 q.h.
ITC 2213 Database Web Sites with PHP/MySQL 3 q.h. 
ITC 2220  Web Services Development 3 q.h. 
ETC 1101
Introduction to C++ Programming 3 q.h.
ETC 1103 C++ Application Development 3 q.h.
ETC 3121 Assembly Language 3 q.h. 
ETC 2101 Introduction to C++/Data Structures 3 q.h. 
ETC 2103  Data Structure Applications in C++ 3 q.h. 

Specialization in Business Systems

Choose 15 credits from the following courses:

MGT 1001 Dynamics of Business 1 3 q.h.
MGT 1002
Dynamics of Business 2 3 q.h.
CMN 2051 Professional Speaking 3 q.h.
OPM 1130 Basics of Supply Chain Management 3 q.h. 
HRM 2101 Organizational Behavior  3 q.h. 
MIS 1255  Electronic Commerce Systems  3 q.h. 
TRN 1002  Logistics  3 q.h. 
LDR 1201  Assessing Your Leadership Capability  3 q.h. 

Minor Option for Specialization in Business Systems:

Students who choose MGT 1001, MGT 1002, and HRM 2101 might wish to consider earning a Minor in Business. Please check with your academic adviser for specific information.

Students who choose MGT 1001, MGT 1002, and LDR 1201 may wish to consider earning a Minor in Management. Please check with your academic adviser for specific information.

 

Open Electives (39 q.h.)

 

Total Quarter Hours: 160

Quick Info

  • 160 Quarter Hours
  • $59,040.00 total tuition (*)
  • Full-time years to completion: 4 years
    Part-time years to completion: 7 years

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