Plan of Study

Computer and Information Technology (CIT), BS

This sample plan of study is from the 2016-2017 University Catalog.

Fall 1st Year

CNIT 18000 - Introduction To Systems Development
TLI 11200 - Foundations Of Organizational Leadership
ENGL 10600 - First-Year Composition * or
ENGL 10800 - Accelerated First-Year Composition * or
ENGL 10100 - English Composition I *
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
COM 11400 - Fundamentals Of Speech Communication *
MA 16020 - Applied Calculus II *
Business Selective - Credit Hours: 3.00

Total: 15 Credits

Fall 2nd Year

CNIT 25501 - Object-Oriented Programming Introduction
CNIT 27200 - Database Fundamentals
Economics Selective - Credit Hours: 3.00
Science Selective - Credit Hours: 3.00 *
CNIT 28000 - Systems Analysis And Design Methods

Total: 15 Credits

Spring 2nd Year

CNIT 24200 - System Administration
CNIT 27000 - Cybersecurity Fundamentals
Communications Selective - Credit Hours: 3.00
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
CNIT 32000 - Policy, Regulation, And Globalization In Information Technology
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
Information Technology Selective - Credit Hours: 3.00
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

Free Elective  - Credit Hours: 3.00
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

CNIT 48000 - Managing Information Technology Projects
Information Systems 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

♦ 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 2016-2017 University Catalog

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