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Information Science & Technology

The Information Science and Technology Major provides courses following current curricular standards which mandate the teaching of principles underlying the discipline and of sufficient depth to prepare students for a variety of careers and/or further study. The scope and sequence of courses helps the student to:

  • Use analytical and critical thinking skills to solve problems based on ethical decision making in the field of electronic communications.
  • Communicate solution results of problems using computer systems and productivity tools.
  • Identify, design, implement, and manage information technology solutions that enhance organizational performance.
  • Appreciate the historical perspective of technology and its impact on a global society.
  • Develop his/her role as a servant leader within communities of learners.

Required Support Courses

MTH 271 Probability and Statistics OR BUS 309 Business Statistics OR MTH 305 Discrete Mathematics

0

Core Requirements

CPS 120 Fundamentals of Computing

3

CPS 213 Data Organization

3

CPS 310 Networking and Telecommunications

3

CPS 208 Visual Basic Programming

3

CPS 308 Web Design and Development

3

CPS 320 System Administration

3

CPS 408 Database Management Systems

3

(1) *Computer Elective Course (300 level or higher)

3

* Excluding courses that are part of the student's minor.

Completion of one of the following Emphasis Areas

Information Systems

CPS 315 Management Information Systems

3

CPS 412 System Analysis and Design

3

CPS 413 Computer Information Security

3

(1) Computer Elective Course

3

Web Publishing

ART 210 Computer Graphics: Digital Images and Animation OR
CPS 211 Digital Media


2-3

CPS 311 Web Programming

3

CPS 321 E-Commerce

3

CPS 416 Capstone

3

 

Total Program Credits

36