CIT Registration

New Student Information:

2022 Purdue's for Me Presentation
New Student FAQ's
CIT Labs and Facilities Virtual Tour
AP Credit Fall 2022 Mapped to CIT Plan of Study
Information Technology at Purdue - Software
Computer Recommendations for CIT Students


Registration Meeting Information:

Spring/Summer 2023 CIT Registration Information: Semester Updates

Spring 2023 CNIT Tentative Course Offering Excel List
Spring 2023 CNIT Tentative Course Offering PDF List

CIT Plans of Study (See, Choose the year you started at Purdue, Choose Polytechnic Institute, scroll to Department of Computer and Information Technology )

Minor Plans of Study (Select your catalog year for requirements; students may complete requirements for the year of entry or for later years)

Schedule of Classes (Spring 2023 - available October 10)

Student Scheduling Assistant Tool

Scheduling Assistant Tool - Requesting Permissions - Request Each Course Separately

WaitListing Steps - Opens the First Day of Open Registration - Closes the Friday before classes begin

Documents and Forms:

CIT Academic Policies and Guidelines

Student Course Request Form


CIT Plan of Study Comparison Charts (useful when considering major options or double majoring)

Major requirements:

2020-21 - Present - Coming Soon!

2020-21 CIT Plans of Study Comparison Chart *note changes to NENT Plan of Study (Science and Interdisciplinary Selective requirements). Continuing students may complete these requirements by contacting Advisor for catalog term update.
2018-19 and 2019-20 CIT Plans of Study Comparison Chart
2017-18 CIT Plans of Study Comparison Chart


No Credit Courses

Independent Study CNIT Undergraduate Course Steps

Independent Study CNIT Undergraduate Course Form

     Student- How to request a Variable Title (Independent Study) Course
     Instructor- How to review and approve Variable Title (Independent Study request
     Student- How to confirm the creation of a Variable Title Course request

Transfer Credit Approval Form (Download form before completing.)


Critical Path Documents:

2020-21 - Present - Coming Soon!

Fall 2017-Present Computer and Information Technology (CNIT) Critical Path

Fall 2017-2020 Cybersecurity (CSEC) Critical Path

Fall 2016-Present Network Engineering Technology (NENT) Critical Path 

Fall 2016-Present Systems Analysis and Design (SAaD) Critical Path 

Co-Curricular Requirement (Effective Fall 2016):

Professional IT Experience - All CIT Majors

Students may access the Employer Verification Form and Reflection Paper instructions in the CIT Student Information Course located in Brightspace under Course Tools: Assignments.

The Professional IT experience must meet the following requirements:

  • Six-week minimum duration or 240 hours of IT employment or 240 hours of documented volunteer IT work


  • Service-Learning Course: CNIT 39000, EPICS (approved EPCS courses), The Data Mine (approved TDM courses) or Equivalent with responsibility for an IT component (3 credit hours minimum). This option does not require an Employer verification submission.
  • Completed Employer Verification Form
  • Completed Reflection Paper