Computer Science and Information Technology Courses

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The Bachelor of Science with a major in computer science and information technology program curriculum requires the completion of 120 hours of course work including the completion of a one of three options as listed below. The average course load is 15 hours based on eight semesters.

General Education Requirements – 30 credit hours

ENG 133 Technical Communications
HUM 203 Humanities Seminar
MA 113 College Algebra
MA 173 Essential Calculus
MA 253 Statistics
PHL 313 Ethics
PHL 343 Logic
PSY 113 Principles of Psychology
SP 203 Effective Speaking
Social Science Elective (3 credits)
Science Elective (3 credits)

Program Requirements – 58 credit hours

BA 123  Business Concepts
CSIT 101 Introduction to Computer Science and Information Technology
CSIT 103 Introduction to Information Systems
CSIT 123 IT Infrastructure Basics
CSIT 153 Introduction to Operating Systems
CSIT 163 Using Programming Languages to Solve Problems
CSIT 223 Network Management
CSIT 253 Artificial Intelligence and Information
CSIT 2023 Linux and PowerShell
XR 313 Mixed Reality Development and Applications CSIT 273 Enterprise Architecture
CSIT 483 Senior Capstone I
CSIT 493 Senior Capstone II
INF 263 Data Management
INF 343 Information Security
INF 403 Advanced Data Management
MA 203 Discrete Mathematics for Informtion Science
MA 323 Operations Research
MGT 303 Risk Management
MGT 383 Principles of Project Management

Concentration Requirements – 18 credit hours

Option A - Cybersecurity
CSIT 363 Certified Ethical Hacking 1
CSIT 373 Certified Ethical Hacking II
CSIT 383 Certified Ethical Hacking III
CSIT 393 Certified Ethical Hacking IV
CSIT 403 Applications of Cybersecurity
CSIT 443 Advanced Cyberecurity Concepts

Option B - Health Informatics
BIO 163 Medical Terminology
INF 383 Principles of Health Informatics
INF 393 Data Visualization
INF 433 Data Mining and Advanced Data Visualization
LDR 403 Creativity, Innovation, and Influence
MGT 363 Organizational Behavior

Option C - Web Development
COM 343 Web Content Management
CS 1113 Introduction to Object-Oriented Programming
CSIT 203 Web Site Design
CSIT 233 Designing Data Links to Web Applications
CSIT 243 Mobile Application Development
CSIT 333 Introduction to E-Commerce Site Development

Option D - Game Design and VR
CSIT 1023 The History of Gaming
CSIT 3013 Introduction to Game Design & VR
CSIT 3023 Level, Character, and Story Building
CSIT 4024 Video Game Testing & Quality Assurance
CSIT 4033 Game Production
CSIT 4013 Game Design & Development

Additional Requirements – 14 credit hours

Directed Electives: 14 hours
Any college-level courses, including CSIT 311X Internship Experience (1-3 hours), as advised by the department

For a complete description of the above requirements, please go to the Course Catalog.