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Information Systems Course Requirements

Catalog Year 2012 - 2014

 

IT Departmental Requirements (44 - 46 hours):

All students must complete the IT Core and the Professional Practice component.

  • The Information Systems Core:
    • IT 168 Structured Problem-Solving Using the Computer (4) (MAT 104)
    • IT 178 Computer Application Programming (3) (IT 168)
    • IT 254 Hardware and Software Concepts or IT 225 Computer Organization for Enterprise Computing Systems (3) (IT 168)
    • IT 261 Systems Development I (3) (IT 178; IT 254 pr/conc)
    • IT 262 Information Technology Project Management (3) (IT 261 pr/conc)
  • Professional Practice:
    • IT 191 Introduction to IT Professional Practice (1)
    • IT 398 Internship (6) OR
    • IT 391 Directed Project (3) and IT 398 (3) OR
    • IT 391 (3) and one additional IT 300 level class chosen from sequence-specific list (3)

 

Information Systems Sequences

  • Option 1: Systems Development/Analyst Sequence
    • IT 272 COBOL as a 2nd language (4)
    • IT 363 Systems Development II (4)
    • IT 372 External Data Structures (3)
    • IT 375 Date Communications (3)
    • IT 378 Database Processing (3)
    • Two of the following courses:
      • IT 330 Introduction to Enterprise Computing Systems (3)
      • IT 341 Object Oriented Systems Development (3)
      • IT 350 Fundamentals of Information and Security (3)
      • IT 353 Web Development Technologies (3)
      • IT 365 Systems Development Tools and Issues (3)
      • IT 367 Designing the User Interface (3)
      • IT 368 Topics in Information Systems (systems design related topic) (3)
  • Option 2: Web Application Development Sequence
    • IT 272 Cobol as a 2nd language (4)
    • IT 353 Web Development Technologies (3)
    • IT 354 Advanced Web Development (3)
    • IT 375 Date Communications (3)
    • IT 377 Practical Telecommunications Networking (3)
    • IT 378 Database Processing (3)
    • One of the following courses:
      • IT 330 Introduction to Enterprise Computing Systems (3)
      • IT 341 Object Oriented Systems Development (3)
      • IT 367 Designing the User Interface (3)
      • IT 368 Topics in Information Systems (web development related topic) (3)
  • Option 3: Information Assurance and Security Sequence
    • IT 350 Fundamentals of Information Assurance and Security (3)
    • IT 351 Data Communications Security (3)
    • IT 357 Tools and Techniques in Information Assurance and Security (3)
    • IT 375 Data Communications (3)
    • IT 377 Practical Telecommunications Networking (3)
    • IT 378 Database Processing (3)
    • Two of the following courses:
      • IT 330 Introduction to Enterprise Computing Systems (3)
      • IT 353 Web Development Technologies (3)
      • IT 363 Systems Development II (4)
      • IT 368 Topics in Information Systems (information assurance or security related topic) (3)
      • IT 373 Wide Area Network Infrastructures (3)
      • IT 376 Wireless and Mobile Network Security (3)
      • IT 380 Wireless Communications Systems (3)
      • IT 381 Network Design and Analysis (3)
  • Option 4: Enterprise Computing Systems (22-23 hours required)
    • IT 330 Introduction to ECS (3)
    • IT 375 Data Communications (3)
    • IT 332 Advanced ECS (3)
    • IT 378 Database Processing (3)
    • IT 392 System Integration (3)
    • One of the following:
      • IT 272 COBOL (4)
      • IT 363 Systems Development II (4)
    • One of the following:
      • IT 363 Systems Development II (4)
      • IT 367 Designing the User Interface (3)
      • IT 368 Topics in Information Systems (3)
      • IT 372 External Data Structures (3)
      • IT 384 Computer Architecture (3)

 

Supporting Requirements (33 hours):

  • Mathematics and Statistics:
    • MAT 120 Finite Mathematics or MAT 145 Calculus I (4)
    • MAT 160 Elementary Discrete Mathematics (4)
    • One Statistics Course (3) - for example, MQM 100 Statistical Reasoning (3) or
      ECO/GEO/PSY Social Science Reasoning Using Statistics (3)
  • Communication and Organization:
    • COM 223 Small Group Processes (3)
    • ACC 131 Elementary Accounting I (3)
    • ECO 105 Principles of Economics (4)
    • MQM 220 Business Organization and Management (3)
    • One of the following three courses:
      • ENG 249 Technical Writing I (3)
      • COM 202 Persuasive Public speaking (3)
      • COM 227 Organizational and Professional Speaking (3)
    • Two of the following courses:
      • ACC 132 Managerial Accounting (3)
      • FIL 185 Legal, Ethical, and Social Environment of Business (3)
      • FIL 240 Business Finance (3)
      • MKT 230 Introduction to Marketing Management (3)
      • ECO 225 Labor Economics and Labor Problems (3) or
        ECO 239 Managerial Economics (3) or
        ECO 245 The International Economy (3)

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