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2019-2020 Catalog
Computing & Info Sciences: Information Technology (Bachelor of Science)

Program Description for Computing & Info Sciences

Major: Computing & Info Sciences Concentration: Information Technology Degree: Bachelor of Science

Informational Text

The Bachelor of Science in Computing & Information Sciences requires 120 total credits that include a minimum of 54 upper-level credits.

School of Computing Policies

  • All courses must be completed with a grade of C or better unless noted otherwise.
  • Once enrolled at UNF, all remaining prerequisite courses and major/minor requirements must be completed at UNF.
  • Satisfactory Progress Policy
    • The School of Computing enforces the "one repeat" rule for all prerequisite and core courses offered by the School for its major programs.
    • Students who do not successfully complete a prerequisite or core requirement for a School of Computing major on the first attempt due to earning a grade of D, F, W, WP, or WF will be granted one chance to repeat the course.
    • Students who do not successfully complete the aforementioned course on the second attempt will be blocked from registering for courses offered by the School of Computing in future semesters.
    • This policy applies whether or not the student has declared a major in a School of Computing program.
  • Exit Requirements
    • Proficiency in a high-level programming language.
    • Proficiency in oral communication. To demonstrate satisfactory oral communication skills, students must deliver up to two presentations in an upper-level course offered by the School of Computing. If the first presentation is satisfactory, the second presentation will be waived.

Prerequisites (15 credits)

Information Technology Prerequisites (5 Courses - 15 Credits)

MAC2233 (GM)Calculus for Business (3 Credits)

MAC2311 Calculus I is also acceptable.

CGS1570 Microcomputer Applica Software (3 Credits)

CGS1100 Computer Applications for Business (3) is an acceptable substitute.

STA2023 (GM) Elem Statistics-Business (3 Credits)

SPEECH course with prefix SPC

SPC4064 Public Speaking for Professionals is recommended.

COP2220 Programming I (3 Credits)

Major Requirements (45 credits)

Information Technology Major Requirements: (14 Courses - 45 Credits)

CDA3101 Introduction Computer Hardware (3 Credits)

CDA3101L Intro Computer Hardware Lab (1 Credit)

CDA4010 User Interface Design (3 Credits)

CGS4307 Info Proc: Organizational Pers (3 Credits)

CIS3253 GW-Legal Ethical Iss in Comput (3 Credits)

CIS4360 Intro to Computer Security (3 Credits)

CIS4364 Intrusion Detection (3 Credits)

CNT4406 Network Security/Management (3 Credits)

CNT4504 Computer Networks (3 Credits)

CNT4514C Wireless/Mobile Cmpt (4 Credits)

COP3503 Programming II (3 Credits)

COP3538 Data Structures Using OOP (4 Credits)

COP4640 Operating Systems Environments (3 Credits)

COP4813 Internet Programming (3 Credits)

COT3100 Computational Structures (3 Credits)

Major Electives (6 credits)

Information Technology Major Electives: (2 Courses - 6 Credits)

SELECT 6 credits of 3000-4000 level

Any upper-level computing course not used to fulfill other major requirements may be used to satisfy this requirement.

Exit Requirement

Computer and Information Sciences Oral Exit Requirement: All computing majors must deliver up to two spoken presentations in upper-level computing courses for the evaluation of presentation skills. If the first presentation is satisfactory, then the second evaluated presentation will be waived.

Electives (120 credits)

In order to graduate with a bachelor's degree, 120 total credit hours must be earned.

ANY-LEVEL Free Electives For 120 Hours

Electives (54 credits)

In order to graduate with a bachelor's degree, 54 upper-level hours must be earned.

UPPERLEVEL Free Electives From UpperLevel