BSIT Degree Requirements (new 2018)

The newly consolidated 2018 Bachelor of Science in Information Technology degree will be offered at the Armstrong Campus in Savannah and at the Statesboro Campus for students entering the program as of fall 2018. The BSIT Data Science Concentration (PDF) available in Statesboro has a prescribed course sequence.  Read more about degree program options for undergraduates.

Information Technology majors all complete a set of required IT core courses. In addition, the proposed BSIT degree program will provide the opportunity to choose  9 credit hours in a Specialization Area or select 9 credit hours from upper division IT courses.

See the proposed BSIT degree requirements below or view the Bachelor of Science in Information Technology in PDF format.


Degree Requirements: 124 Credit Hours
See Core Curriculum for required courses in Area A1 through Area E.
  Credit Hours
Area A1 – Communication Skills
Select 6 credit hours from Area A1 of the Core Curriculum 6
Area A2 – Quantitative Skills
MATH 1111 College Algebra 3
Area B – Global Engagement
Select 7 credit hours from Area B of the Core Curriculum 7
Area C – Humanities, Fine Arts, and Ethics
COMM  1110 Public Speaking 3
Select 3 additional credit hours from Area C of the Core Curriculum 3
Area D – Natural Sciences, Mathematics, and Technology
Select 11 credit hours from Area D of the Core Curriculum 11
Area E – Social Sciences
Select 9 credit hours from Area E of the Core Curriculum 9
Area F – Courses Appropriate to Major 18
IT 1130 Introduction to Information Technology 3
IT 1330
or IT 1430
Programming for Information Technology
Web Page Development
Programming Sequence*
IT  2430
or IT 2130
or CSCI 1301
Data Programming I
Web Application Design and Development I
Introduction to Programming Principles
IT  2431
or IT 2131
or CSCI 1302
Data Programming II
Web Application Design and Development II
Advanced Programming Principles
STAT 2231 Introduction to Statistics I 3
WRIT 2130
or WRIT 3220
Technical Communication
Intro. To Professional and Technical Writing
Health and Physical Education Activities
KINS 1525 Fundamentals of Physical Activity and Health 2
FYE  1220 First-Year Seminar 2
Major Requirements  39-40
IT 2530 Operating Systems 3
IT 2531 Introduction to Cyber Security 3
IT 3233 Database Design and Implementation 3
IT 3234 Systems Acquisition, Design, and Implementation 3
IT 3133 Electronic Commerce 3
IT 4530 Senior Capstone Project I 3
IT 4531 Senior Capstone Project II 3
IT 3231
or CISM  3134
Data Communications
Enterprise Infrastructure and Security
MATH 1232
or MATH 1441
Survey of Calculus
Calculus I
MATH 2130 Discrete Mathematics 3
IT 2333 IT Infrastructure 3
IT  4130 IT Issues and Management 3
IT  4790 Internship in Information Technology 3
Select 9 credit hours from one of the following Specialization Areas or 9 credit hours of upper division IT courses: 9
Web and Mobile
IT 3132 Web Software 3
IT 5235
or IT 5233
Advanced Web Interfaces
Web and Mobile Security Fundamentals
IT 5236 Mobile Web Infrastructure 3
Information Management
IT 4136 Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining 3
IT 5135 Data Analytics 3
CISM 4237 Business Intelligence 3
Network and Data Center
IT 4234 Datacenter Management 3
IT 4335 Network Architecture 3
IT 5434 Network Security Fundamentals 3
Cyber Security
IT 3530 Fundamental of Information Systems Security 3
IT 4336 Network Security 3
IT 4337 Ethical Hacking 3
Elective Hours Upper division: minimum of 6 hours 11-12
Total Credit Hours 124
*IT majors must complete one programming course sequence: (IT 2430 and IT 2431) or (IT 2130 and IT 2131) or (IT 3130 and IT 3131) or (CSCI 1301 and CSCI 1302). The appropriate sequence depends on the student’s Specialization Area. Students should consult with their advisor prior to enrolling in these courses.
Other Program Requirements
A minimum grade of “C” is required in all Major Requirements.
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Last updated: 2/5/2019

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