Plan of Study

Computer and Information Technology, BS

This sample plan of study is from the 2017-2018 University Catalog.

Fall 1st Year

CNIT 18000 - Introduction To Systems Development
TLI 11200 - Foundations Of Organizational Leadership
Composition Selective - Credit Hours: 3.00
MA 16010 - Applied Calculus I
TECH 12000 - Design Thinking In Technology

Total: 15 Credits

Spring 1st Year

CNIT 15501 - Introduction To Software Development Concepts
CNIT 17600 - Information Technology Architectures ♦ *
Oral Communications Selective - Credit Hours: 3.00
Business Selective - Credit Hours: 3.00
MA 16020 - Applied Calculus II *

Total: 15 Credits

Fall 2nd Year

CNIT 27200 - Database Fundamentals
CNIT 28000 - Systems Analysis And Design Methods
Communications Selective- Credit Hours: 3.00
Economics Selective - Credit Hours: 3.00
Science Selective - Credit Hours: 3.00 *

Total: 15 Credits

Spring 2nd Year

CNIT 24200 - System Administration
CNIT 25501 - Object-Oriented Programming Introduction
CNIT 27000 - Cybersecurity Fundamentals
Statistics Selective  - Credit Hours: 3.00
Lab Science Selective - Credit Hours: 3.00 *

Total: 15 Credits

Fall 3rd Year

CNIT 31500 - Systems Programming
or
CNIT 32500 - Object-Oriented Application Development
Information Technology Selective  - Credit Hours: 3.00
Accounting Selective - Credit Hours: 3.00
Professional Speaking Selective - Credit Hours: 3.00
Interdisciplinary Selective - Credit Hours: 3.00

Total: 15 Credits

Spring 3rd Year

CNIT 37200 - Database Programming
or
CNIT 39200 - Enterprise Data Management
CNIT 32000 - Policy, Regulation, And Globalization In Information Technology
Information Technology Selective  - Credit Hours: 3.00
Professional Writing Selective  - Credit Hours: 3.00
Interdisciplinary Selective  - Credit Hours: 3.00 

Total: 15 Credits

Fall 4th Year

CNIT 48000 - Managing Information Technology Projects
Interdisciplinary Selective  - Credit Hours: 3.00
Information Technology Selective  - Credit Hours: 3.00
Information Technology Selective  - Credit Hours: 3.00
Humanities Foundational Selective  - Credit Hours: 3.00 *

Total: 15 Credits

Spring 4th Year

Free Elective- Credit Hours: 3.00
Information Technology Selective  - Credit Hours: 3.00
Interdisciplinary Selective - Credit Hours: 3.00
Interdisciplinary Selective - Credit Hours: 3.00
Behavioral/Social Sciences Foundational Selective - Credit Hours: 3.00

Total: 15 Credits

Notes:

*Fulfills University Core

Students must earn a C- or better in all CNIT courses that are a prerequisite to another CNIT course

2.0 Graduation GPA required for Bachelor of Science degree

2.0 Graduation GPA in all CNIT courses required for Bachelor of Science degree

ANY COURSE TAKEN AT PURDUE CAN BE ATTEMPTED NO MORE THAN THREE TIMES (INCLUSIVE OF W, WF, WN, I, and IF)

Co-Curricular Requirements include the following:

♦ The course is considered critical. A Critical Course is one that a student must be able to pass to persist and succeed in a particular major.

For complete program details visit the 2017-2018 University Catalog

For selective and elective courses that meet program requirements, visit myPurduePlan