Bachelor of Science in IT Innovation (BITI)

University General Education Requirements for the BITN Degree (41 hours)

Fundamental Academic Skills (15 hours)

  • English & Writing (9 hours) ENGL 1150 (or equivalent) - 3 cr. hrs ENGL 1160 (or equivalent) - 3 cr. hrs CIST 3000 Advanced Comp for IS&T All freshmen students must take the English Diagnostic test. Courses such as English 1050, 1090, and 1100 and orientation courses in other colleges or divisions may not be counted as part of the minimum 127 credit hours in the degree program. For students testing into ENGL 1150, the nine-hour requirement is satisfied by completing ENGL 1150, ENGL 1160, and CIST 3000. For students testing into ENGL 1160 on or after August 25, 2008, the nine hour requirement is satisfied by completing ENGL 1160,CIST 3000 and applying for retroactive credits for ENGL 1150. For students testing proficient on the English Diagnostic Test on or after August 25, 2008, the nine-hour requirement is satisfied by applying for retroactive credits for ENGL 1150 and ENGL 1160 and completing three hours of CIST 3000
  • Public Speaking (3 hours) which can be fulfilled by SPCH 1110 or 2120
  • Mathematics (MATH 1310 – Intermediate Algebra 3 hours [May test out])

University Distribution Requirements (26 hours)

  • Natural & Physical Sciences (8 hours from at least two different disciplines with at least one laboratory course.)
  • Humanities & Fine Arts (9hours from at least two different disciplines); and
  • Social & Behavioral Sciences (9 hours from at least two different disciplines). Diversity (6 hours may be taken in the distribution requirement)
    • U. S. Diversity*
    • Global Diversity *

*Students may apply these hours to satisfy humanities, social sciences and cultural diversity requirements (for selected courses).

  • Mathematics (8 hours) 1950 Calculus I (5) Math 2030 Discrete Mathematics (3)

Degree Requirements

IT Courses (45 credit hours)

IASC 1100Introduction to Information Security

3 credits

CIST 1400Introduction to Computer Programming

3 credits

CSCI 1620Introduction to Computer Science II

3 credits

CSCI 1840INTRODUCTION TO C PROGRAMMING

3 credits

CIST 2500Introduction to Applied Statistics for IS&T.

3 credits

CIST 2100Organizations, Applications and Technology

3 credits

CIST 3110Information Technology Ethics

3 credits

CSCI 3320Data Structures

3 credits

CSCI 4850/ISQA 3310Data Base Management Systems

3 credits

ISQA 4110Information Systems Analysis

3 credits

ISQA 4120System Design and Implementation

3 credits

Total Credit Hours:45

CIST2100 Org Apps & Tech: Social Sciences

CIST3110 IT Ethics: Humanities

Area of Focus (33 credit hours)

Approval of undergraduate program committee members required prior to enrollment of courses.