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Undergraduate Catalog 2009-2011 
Undergraduate Catalog 2009-2011 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Information Technology Major, BS

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Program Mission

The information technology program provides a high quality applications-oriented undergraduate education in computer information technology as a preparation for productive employment or graduate education.

Student Learning Objectives

Upon successful completion of the information technology program, students will:

  1. Exhibit proficiency in the design and development of computer programs and software systems.
  2. Exhibit proficiency in the application of digital circuits, networking, operating systems and computer architecture principles.
  3. Exhibit proficiency in the application of computer technologies, procedures, and theories to problem solving and system administration.
  4. Show evidence of having achieved WSSU Educational Goals.

Graduation Requirements

All information technology majors earn a total of at least 122 semester hours of credit:

   41 hours General Education
   19 hours Information technology CORE (CSC 1000 and 2000 level courses)
   39 hours Information technology ADVANCED (CSC 3000 and 4000 level courses)
     9 hours Mathematics (beyond MAT 1313) MAT 2317, 2326, 2337
     8 hours Science (beyond BIO 1301, PHS 2336 and PHS 2136) PHY 3331 and PHY 3131, PHY 3332 and PHY 3132
     6 hours General Electives: may include non-CSC courses and/or CSC courses

122 hours total

Information Technology Majors must earn at least a grade of “C” in all computer science, mathematics and science courses.

Bachelor of Science Degree in Information Technology





Total Hours: 122 Semester Hours

(GE) General Education Core Requirements

1 Social Science—Select 3 courses (SOC 2301; PSY 2301; HIS 1302; POS 2311 or other approved social science electives)

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