The Information Technology (IT) major is an interdisciplinary major shared by two departments: the Department of Computer Science in the College of Arts and Sciences and the Information Systems Operations Management Department in the Cameron School of Business. Admission to the Cameron School of Business is not required for students in the IT major. The program develops students’ skills in the critical and practical understanding of information technology and prepares them for information technology-related work and/or further study at the graduate level. The curriculum provides a foundation for information technology professionals to have a perspective of the rapidly expanding and evolving science of technology and how it can be managed and leveraged to support business activities. The primary educational objective of the program is to produce graduates who can enter into and advance in the professions of information technology, as well as continue their education and obtain advanced degrees in this and related fields.
Oral Communication Requirement
To satisfy the oral communication requirement for the B.S. degree in Information Technology a student must successfully complete CSC 385.
Applied Learning Requirement:
The Applied Learning Requirement for the B.S. degree in Information Technology is satisfied upon successful completion of MIS 411, which is taken as part of the core requirements for the degree.
Requirements for a Major in Information Technology for the B.S. Degree:
A student must complete the following to fulfill the degree requirements. A grade point average of ‘C’ (2.00) or better computed over all the courses used to fulfill the requirements of the major is required. No grade below ‘C-’ will be accepted towards graduation in a core or required course.