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Bachelor of Science in Information Technology - Columbus State University


Bachelor of Science in Information Technology

For general degree requirements, see the D. Abbott Turner College of Business and Computer Science and the General Degree Requirements pages.

Area A Essential Skills                           Required Hours: 9
ENGL 1101 (with a grade of "C" or better)
ENGL 1102 (with a grade of "C" or better)
MATH 1113

Area B Institutional Options                  Required Hours: 4
COMM 1110
Select one of the following courses:
ITDS 1125/ITDS 2726/ITDS 2727/ITDS 2735/ITDS 2746/ITDS 2748/ITDS 2749/ITDS 2755
Select one of the following courses:
EURO 2105/LEAD 1705/LIBR 1105/POLS 2401/HIST 1111/HIST 1112/Foreign Language 1001, 1002, 2001, or 2002/Any Area C-E course with a study abroad component.
Note: the two extra hours may be used as electives.

Area C Humanities/Fine Arts                 Required Hours: 6
Select one of the following humanities courses:
ENGL 2111/ENGL 2112/ ITDS 1145*/ITDS 1155/PHIL 2010
Select one of the following fine arts courses:
ARTH 1100/ITDS 1145*/MUSC 1100/THEA 1100
*ITDS 1145, though listed under both humanities and fine arts, may be taken only once.

Area D Science/Math/Technology        Required Hours: 11
Select two lab science courses from below:
ASTR 1105/1305; BIOL 1215; BIOL 1225; CHEM 1151/1151L; CHEM 1152/1152L; CHEM 1211/1211L; CHEM 1212/1212L; GEOL 1112/1112L; GEOL 1121; GEOL 1122/1322; GEOL 2225; ITDS 1215; PHYS 1111/1311; PHYS 1112/1312; PHYS 1125/1325; PHYS 2211/2311; PHYS 2212/2312
Select one course from the following three courses:
STAT 1127
MATH 1131 (one extra hour will be applied to Area F)
MATH 1165

Area E Social Sciences                           Required Hours: 12
Select one course from the following two courses:
HIST 2111
HIST 2112
Take the following course:
POLS 1101
Select one behavioral science course from the following courses:
ECON 2105/ECON 2106/PHIL 2030/PSYC 1101/SOCI 1101
Select one world cultures course from the following courses:
ANTH 1105/ANTH 1107/ANTH 2105/ANTH 2136/ENGL 2136/GEOG 1101/HIST 1111/HIST 1112/ITDS 1146/ITDS 1156

Wellness Requirement                          Required Hours: 3
PHED 1205
Select any one PED course.

Area F Courses Related to Major         Required Hours: 18
CPSC 1301 Computer Science 1
CPSC 1301L Computer Science 1 Lab
CPSC 1302 Computer Science 2
CPSC 2105 Computer Organization
CPSC 2108 Data Structures
CPSC 2125 Internet Programming
MATH 1125 Applied Calculus or MATH 2125 Intro to Discrete Mathematics
Note: Extra hour will be applied to Area G.

Area G Required Core Courses             Required Hours: 37
MISM 2115 Technological Applications in Business Decision Making
MISM 3109 Principles of Information Technology Mgmt for Non-Business Majors
MISM 3118 Global e-Business
CPSC 3118 Graphical User Interfaces
MISM 3125 Information System Analysis
CPSC 3131 Database Systems
ENGL 3159 Technical Writing
CPSC 3165 Professionalism in Computing
CPSC 3175 Object-Oriented Design
CPSC 4205 Senior Project and Portfolio
CPSC 5127 Computer and Networking Security
CPSC 5157 Computer Networks
One hour from Area F.

Area H Program Electives                      Required Hours: 9

(1) Computer Graphics
ARTS 3201 Intro to Graphic Design
ARTS 3221 Computer Graphics 1
ARTS 3222 Computer Graphics 2 (requires ARTS1010) or
CPSC 5125 Computer Graphics

(2) Database Administration
CPSC 3132 Database Systems 2
MISM 3135 Intro to AS/400 Operations
MISM 4135 Database Design or
CPSC 5138 Advanced Database Systems

(3) Mainframe Computer Technologies (Choose 9hrs)
CPSC 3111 or MISM 3111 Structured Programming w/ COBOL 1
CPSC 3112 or MISM 3112 Structured Programming w/ COBOL 2
CPSC 3116 Mainframe Basics and JCL
CPSC 3121 Assembly Language Programming 1
CPSC 3156 Transaction Processing (requires CPSC 3111 or MISM 3111)

(4) Midrange Computer Technologies
MISM 3135 Intro to AS/400 Operations
MISM 4125 Object Oriented Applications Programming Projects (AS/400)
MISM 4135 Database Design

(5) Web Development
CPSC 3132 Database Systems 2
CPSC 4125 Server-Side Web Development
CPSC 5165 Web Development Projects

Area I Free Electives                        Required Hours: 14
Recommended Courses include:
ACCT 2101 Principles of Accounting
ECON 2106 Principles of Microeconomics
BUSA 3135 International Business
MGMT 3109 Principles of Mgmt for Non-Business Majors
MKTG 3109 Principles of Marketing for Non-Business Majors
Note: Students are limited to no more than 30hrs of courses from the ATCoB.

Total Hours Required: 123

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