Bachelor of Information Technology

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Program Description

Bachelor of Information Technology

The Bachelor of Information Technology (BIT) program prepares students to compete in the rapidly expanding job market, to contribute to the intellectual body of knowledge, and to engage with their communities. BIT is a 120-credit program that immerses students in the latest concepts and practices related to the manipulation, transmission, and storage of electronic data. BIT program accepts all courses earned in the AASIT program, adding the last of Georgia's General Education Core classes, a set of upper-division IT core and elective classes, and a concentration in either Database Administration, Networking and Security, or Informatics. BIT program attracts students seeking to pursue a career in any field related to information technology, including but not limited to IT Administration, Web Development, and Cybersecurity.

A recommended program of study for BIT (Effective AY 2017-2018)

Freshman Year – 1st Semester

  • Area A1 (ENGL 1101) English Composition I (3 Credit Hours)
  • Area A2 (MATH 1101 or 1111) Math Modeling or College Algebra (3 Credit Hours)
  • Area B1 (CRIT 1101) Critical Thinking (3 Credit Hours)
  • Area E1 (POLS 1101) Social Sciences - American Government (3 Credit Hours)
  • Area E3 (HIST 2111 or 2112) Social Sciences – Survey of U.S. History (3 Credit Hours)

Total: 15 Credit Hours

Freshman Year – 2nd Semester

  • Area A1 (ENGL 1102) English Composition II (3 Credit Hours)
  • Area D2 (MATH 1221) Finite Mathematics (3 Credit Hours)
  • Area B2 Foreign Languages or Communication (2 Credit Hours)
  • Area F (ITFN 1101) Foundations of IT (3 Credit Hours)
  • Area D1 Natural Sciences with Lab (4 Credit Hours)

Total: 15 Credit Hours

Sophomore Year – 1st Semester

  • Area F (MATH 1231) Introductory Statistics (3 Credit Hours)
  • Area F (ITFN 1201) Introduction to Database Design (3 Credit Hours)
  • ITFN 1401 Foundations of Webmaster (3 Credit Hours)
  • ITFN 1502 Fundamentals of Networking and Security (3 Credit Hours)
  • Area F (CSCI 1301) Computer Science I (3 Credit Hours)

Total: 15 Credit Hours

Sophomore Year – 2nd Semester

  • Area D1 Natural Sciences (3 Credit Hours)
  • Area E2 Social Sciences (3 Credit Hours)
  • Area F (ITFN 2214) Web Application Development (3 Credit Hours)
  • ITFN 2512 Intermediate Networking and Security (3 Credit Hours)
  • Area F (CSCI 1302) Computer Science II (3 Credit Hours)

Total: 15 Credit Hours

Junior Year – 1st Semester

  • Area C1 Humanities (3 Credit Hours)
  • Area E4 Social Sciences (3 Credit Hours)
  • ITFN 3003 Professional Development and Ethics (3 Credit Hours)
  • ITFN 3103 Human-Computer Interaction (3 Credit Hours)
  • ITFN 3112 System Analysis and Design (3 Credit Hours)

Total: 15 Credit Hours

Junior Year – 2nd Semester

  • Area C2 Humanities (3 Credit Hours)
  • ITFN 3144 IT Project Management (3 Credit Hours)
  • ITFN 3316 Software Security, Testing, and Quality Assurance (3 Credit Hours)
  • ITFN 3601 Operating Systems (3 Credit Hours)
  • Free Electives (3 Credit Hours)

Total: 15 Credit Hours

Senior Year – 1st Semester

  • ITFN 4154 Informatics Integration (3 Credit Hours)
  • ITFN 4433 Web Integration (3 Credit Hours)
  • Upper Division IT Electives (3 Credit Hours)
  • Major Concentration (3 Credit Hours)
  • Free Electives (3 Credit Hours)

Total: 15 Credit Hours

Senior Year – 2nd Semester

  • ITFN 4014 Internship (3 Credit Hours)
  • Major Concentration (3 Credit Hours)
  • Major Concentration (3 Credit Hours)
  • Free Electives (3 Credit Hours)
  • Free Electives (3 Credit Hours)

Total: 15 Credit Hours

Last updated July 2019

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