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2020-2021 Catalog
Information Technology (Bachelor of Science)

Program Description for Information Technology

Major: Information Technology Degree: Bachelor of Science

Informational Text

The Bachelor of Science in Information Technology 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)

COP2220 Programming I (3 Credits)

CGS1570 Microcomputer Applica Software (3 Credits)

MAC2233 (GM)Calculus for Business (3 Credits)

-. MAC2311 Calculus I is an acceptable substitute.

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

STA2023 is preferred. STA2122 may be used.

SELECT Any public speaking course

Core Requirements (18 credits)

Computing Common Core (6 Courses - 18 Credits)

COT3100 Computational Structures (3 Credits)

COP3503 Programming II (3 Credits)

COP3530 Data Structures (3 Credits)

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

COP3703 Introduction to Databases (3 Credits)

CNT4504 Computer Networks (3 Credits)

Major Requirements (24 credits)

Information Technology Major Requirements (8 Courses - 24 Credits)

CIS3526 IT Project Management (3 Credits)

COP4640 Operating Systems Environments (3 Credits)

CIS4360 Intro to Computer Security (3 Credits)

CIS4364 Intrusion Detection (3 Credits)

CIS4366 Computer Forensics (3 Credits)

CNT4406 Network Security/Management (3 Credits)

CEN4083 Intro to Cloud Computing (3 Credits)

CIS4325 Intro to Sys Admin (3 Credits)

Major Electives (9 credits)

Information Technology Major Electives: (3 Courses - 9 Credits)

SELECT 9 Credits of the following:

  • Any upper (3000-4000) level Computing course (prefix CAP, CDA, CEN, CIS, CNT, COP, or COT) not used to fulfill other major requirements may be used to satisfy this requirement.
  • A maximum of 6 credit hours of CIS3949 Experiential Studies may be taken. No more than 3 credit hours of CIS 3949 may be used to satisfy major or minor electives.
  • A maximum of 6 credit hours of CIS4900 Directed Independent Study may be taken. No more than 3 credit hours CIS 4900 may be taken with the same professor.

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