Information Technology (B.S.) – IT Track

The Knight Foundation School of Computing and Information Sciences offers a Bachelor of Science degree in Information Technology as a single major with a strong foundation in the theory of Computer Science.

Flowchart (Admitted between Fall 2023 and present)
Flowchart (Admitted between Spring 2023 and Summer 2023)
Flowchart (Admitted between Fall 2010 and Fall 2022)
Plan of Study


Students should have completed the following courses (or equivalent) prior to starting the BS in Information Technology.
Only a programming course in Java will be accepted as transfer credit to satisfy COP2210.

  • COP2210 Programming I
  • PSY2012 Introduction to Psychology
  • COT3100 Discrete Structures or MAD2104 Discrete Math
  • CGS1920 Introduction to the Computing Field


CGS2518 Computer Data Analysis

– OR –

CGS2060 Introduction to Microcomputers

– OR –

CGS2100 Introduction to Micro for Business

MAC1147 Pre-Calculus Trigonometry

– OR –

MAC1140 Pre-Calulus Algebra

Interdisciplinary Credits

Nine credits must be taken outside Knight Foundation School of Computing and Information Sciences. These credits must be selected from the courses for a minor or certificate in another discipline. All nine credits must be taken from the same minor or certificate.

Core Courses

  • CEN3721 Human Computer Interaction
  • COP3337 Programming II
  • CGS3767 Computer Operating Systems
  • CDA3102 Computer Architecture
  • CGS4285 Applied Computer Networking
  • CGS4854 Web Site Construction and Management
  • CNT4403 Computing and Network Security
  • COP3530 Data Structures
  • COP4703 Information Storage and Retrieval
  • COP4338 Systems Programming
  • COP4814 Component-Based Software Dev.

CGS3095 Technology in the Global Arena

ENC3213 Professional & Technical Writing

– OR –

ENC3249 Professional & Technical Writing for CS

Elective Courses

All students must take two elective courses
Students must select one area of concentration and take two courses in that area.

Application Development

  • COP4751 Advanced DB Management
  • CTS4408 DB Admin
  • COP4005 Windows Programming for IT
  • COP4655 Mobile App. Development
  • COP4813 Web App. Programming


Free Electives

All students must complete additional general elective courses to reach a minimum of 120 total credits. Prerequisites can count as general electives.

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