SEMESTER 1  

SEMESTER 1
Course Credits
ENGL 015 - Rhetoric & Composition (GWS)
or ENGL 030 - Honors Comp (GWS)
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
IST 110 - Information, People and Technology
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' or better.
3
CMPSC 101 - Introduction to C++
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' or better.
or CMPSC 121 - Introduction to Programming Techniques
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' or better.
3-4
Health and Physical Activity (GHA)
1-3
Social and Behavioral Sciences (GS)
3
IST 111S (recommended) - Seminar in Information Sciences and Technology
1
Total Credits 14-18

SEMESTER 2  

SEMESTER 2
Course Credits
IST 210 - Organization of Data
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' or better.
4
IST 220 - Networking and Telecommunications
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' or better.
3
STAT 200 - Elementary Statistics (GQ)
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
or SCM 200 - Introduction to Statistics for Business (GA)
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
4
ECON 102 - Introductory Microeconomic Analysis and Policy
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
or ECON 104 - Introductory Macroeconomic Analysis and Policy (GS)
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
Math may be required here
Support Course (IST 250 New Media and the Web - recommended)
3
Total Credits 17

SEMESTER 3  

SEMESTER 3
Course Credits
CAS 100 - Effective Speech (GWS)
3
MATH 110 - Techniques of Calculus I (GQ)
4
Natural Sciences (GN)
3
Arts (GA)
3
Health and Physical Activity (GHA)
1-3
Support Course (IST 260W Introduction to Systems Analysis and Design - recommended)
3
Total Credits 17-19

SEMESTER 4  

SEMESTER 4
Course Credits
ENGL 202C - Effective Writing: Technical Writing
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
or 202D - Effective Writing: Business Writing (GWS)
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
IST 230 - Language, Logic, and Discrete Mathematics
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' or better.
3
IST 240 - Introduction to Computer Languages
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' or better.
3
IST 495 - Internship
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' or better.
1
Humanities (G H )
3
Total Credits 14

SEMESTER 5  

SEMESTER 5
Course Credits
IST 301 - Information and Organizations
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' or better.
3
IST 311 - Object - Oriented Design and Software Applications
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' or better.
3
Natural Sciences (GN)
3
Foreign Language
4-6
Foreign Culture
3
Total Credits 18

SEMESTER 6  

SEMESTER 6
Course Credits
IST 331 - Organization and Design of Information Systems: User and System Principles
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' or better.
3
Foreign Language
4-6
Foreign Culture
3
Arts (GA)
3
IST 411 - Distributed - Object Computing
3
Total Credits 18

SEMESTER 7  

SEMESTER 7
Course Credits
IST 4XX Emerging Issues and Technologies from college - a pproved list
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' or better.
3
Foreign Language (if needed)
4
IST 413 - Usability Engineering
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' or better.
3
Support Courses
3
Natural Sciences (GN)
3
Total Credits 16

SEMESTER 8  

SEMESTER 8
Course Credits
IST 440W - Information Sciences and Technology Integration and Problem Solving
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' or better.
3
Elective
3
Elective
3
Humanities (GH)
3
Support Course
3
Total Credits 15