BSIT Program Curriculum


The program emphasizes the practical application of information technology. It provides students with both the breadth and depth of information technology needed for professional success in this field. The curriculum requires the successful completion of 130 credits which are distributed as follows:

Information Technology Core Requirements

Mathematics, Science and Programming Requirements

Liberal Arts Requirements

Second Discipline or Concentration

60–66

24

22

18-24

Total

130
The IT core courses provide students with integrated, technical knowledge and training in various areas of information technology. Students learn about multimedia technology, the Internet, web site design, computer-based systems, computer networks, data communications, network security, disaster recovery, databases, application development, programming, management and economics. They also study the influence of information technology on the economy, politics, culture and the global society. The mathematics, science and programming courses provide students with a strong analytical and scientific foundation. The students receive a well-rounded education and a strong foundation for thoughtful global citizenship from the liberal arts courses. The development of strong oral and written communication skills is emphasized throughout the curriculum. The program also allows students sufficient flexibility to concentrate in Web Development Technology and/or Network and System Administration and to undertake another concentration or a second discipline of interest (a minor).