General Catalog 2020-2021

Bachelor of Science in Information Technology

120 Semester Credits / 10 Semesters / 40 Months

Delivery Mode: Online

The Bachelor of Science in Information Technology (BSIT) provides students the opportunity to complete an undergraduate degree while continuing to work full time. The curriculum introduces students to the information technologies needed in businesses, government, healthcare, schools, and other kinds of organizations.

The curriculum facilitates learning by combining theoretical knowledge and practical hands-on expertise, to help students develop core competencies in technology infrastructure, including hardware, software, operating systems, applications, data storage and analytics, communication systems and information security. Students have the opportunity to both learn, plan and manage the entire technology lifecycle.

Program Learning Outcomes

  1. Employ information research skills to identify IT solutions and monitor emerging technologies
  2. Address cultural or digital divide issues in designing or implementing IT solutions
  3. Design, implement, and evaluate a computing-based solution to meet a given set of computing requirements
  4. Document clearly how an IT turnkey solution can resolve identified challenges and issues
  5. Speak effectively in presenting how an IT turnkey solution can resolve identified challenges and issues
  6. Function effectively as a member or leader of a team engaged in IT activities and projects
  7. Apply quantitative problem-solving skills to manage IT activities and projects
  8. Make informed judgments in computing practice based on legal, ethical, and professional principles
  9. Analyze and evaluate organizational systems and processes to recommend IT turnkey solutions that meet organizational needs and goals

Curriculum Requirements

Core Requirements

BIS101Introduction to Business Information Systems

3

CCS101Programming Fundamentals

3

CIS101IT Fundamentals

3

CIS106Computer Hardware and Systems Administration I

3

CIS110Fundamentals of Web Systems

3

CIS205Computer Hardware and Systems Administration II

3

CIS206Information Assurance and Security

3

CIS310IT Infrastructure

3

CIS320Database Systems

3

CIS330Wireless/Mobile Computing

3

CIS340Human Factors/Collaborative Computing

3

CIS499Capstone

3

CNT100Fundamentals of Networking

3

MAT241Introduction to Probability and Statistics

3

MAT245Discrete Mathematics

3

Note: CIS499 is non-transferable and must be taken in the last semester

Electives – Select five courses

BUI441Survey of Accounting Analytics

3

BUI442Using Analytics to Improve Business Processes

3

BUS110Data Analysis and Communication Tools

3

CCS280Data Structures

3

CCS285Cloud Foundations and Emerging Technology

3

CCS331Software Development Ethics

3

CIS312IT Implementation and Evaluation

3

HDA310Health Informatics

3

MAT252Pre-Calculus for Engineers

3

MGT326Operations Management

3

MGT332Introduction to Project Management

3

MGT334Organizational and Business Communication

3

Note:

  1. Recommended for Business Analytics – BUI442
  2. Recommended for Software Development and Cyber Security Concentration – CCS331
  3. Required for Software Development – CCS280
  4. Required for Software Development and Robotics and Artificial Intelligence – MAT252

Concentration Options

Business Analytics

BUA440Applied Databases: Structured Query Language (SQL)

3

BUA441Applied Analytic Tools

3

BUA442Analytic Tools: Advanced Methods

3

BUA443Database Management Tools I

3

BUA444Database Management Tools II

3

Computer Networks

CNT310Advanced Networking

3

CNT311Local Area Network (LAN) Switching Technologies

3

CNT312Routing Technologies

3

CNT313Wide Area Network (WAN) Technologies

3

CNT314Network Security

3

Cyber Security

CIS331Computer Security Threats, Attacks, and Vulnerabilities

3

CIS332Advance Security Technologies and Tools

3

CIS333Security Architecture and Design

3

CIS334Security Access and Identity Management

3

CIS430Security Risk Management, Cryptography, and PKI

3

General Management

BIS440Data Analysis and Decision-Making for Managers

3

MGT441Negotiation and Conflict in Management

3

MGT442Leading Diverse and Dispersed Teams

3

MGT443Supply Chain Management

3

MGT444Strategic Management

3

Robotics and Artificial Intelligence

CCS400Advanced Programming Languages

3

CCS410Robotics and Intelligent Systems

3

CIS440Advanced Human-Computer Interaction

3

CGS315Graphics and Visualization

3

MAT255Calculus for Engineers

3

Software Development

CCS312Data Structures, Algorithms and Interactive Scripting

3

CCS313Database, Website, Network Design and Processes

3

CCS400Advanced Programming Languages

3

CCS401Advanced Programming and Application Development

3

MAT255Calculus for Engineers

3

Systems Administration

CSA310Systems Administration and Operations

3

CSA311Infrastructure and Deployment

3

CSA312Integration and Security

3

CSA313Server Migration and Services Implementation

3

CSA314Cloud Platform Management

3

Web Design

CCS401Advanced Programming and Application Development

3

CGS310User Experience, Interface and Graphic Design

3

CGS311Web Animation

3

CGS312Digital Publishing

3

CIS305Web Full Stack Development

3

General Education Requirements

ART137Art Appreciation

3

BIO150General Biology

3

COM104Speech

3

COM105Intercultural Communication

3

ECN101Microeconomics

3

ENG130English Composition and Reading

3

ENG140English Composition and Critical Thinking

3

ENG205Information and Media Literacy

3

HIS120United States History I

3

HUM499Senior Seminar: Humanities

3

MAT105College Algebra

3

PHI399Applied Philosophy and Ethics

3

POS399Special Topics in Political Science and International Relations

3

PSY101Introduction to Psychology

3

SSC499Senior Seminar: Social Sciences

3