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.

Core Curriculum

Credits

Area F: Lower Division Major Requirements (6 courses)
ITFN 1101 Foundations of Information Technology 3
ITFN 1201 Foundations of Database Design 3
CSCI1301** Computer Science I 3
CSCI1302** Computer Science II 3
ITFN 2214 Web Application Development 3
MATH 1401 Introduction to Statistics (formerly MATH 1231); or MATH 2020 Introductory Discrete Mathematics; or MATH 2502 Calculus II; or WBIT 2300 Discrete Mathematics for IT 3
Lower Division Major Requirements – IT Foundations (3 Courses)
ITFN 1401 Foundations of Webmaster 3
ITFN 1502 Foundations of Networking and Security 3
ITFN 2512 Intermediate Networking and Security 3
Upper Division Major Requirements (9 courses)
ITFN 3003 Professional Development and Ethics 3
ITFN 3103 Human-Computer Interaction 3
ITFN 3112 Systems Analysis and Design 3
ITFN 3144 Informatics Project Management 3
ITFN 3314 Testing & Quality Assurance in Software Development; or ITFN 3316 Software Security, Testing, and Quality Assurance 3
ITFN 3601 Operating Systems 3
ITFN 4014 Internship Cooperative 3
ITFN 4154 Informatics Integration 3
ITFN 4433 Web Integration 3
Upper Division Information Technology Electives (1 course)
Major Concentration (3 course)
Select one of the following Emphases: Database Administration Emphasis
ITDB 4201 Advanced Database Modeling 3
ITDB 4202 Database Applications 3
ITDB 4203 Database Administration and Architecture 3
Networking and Security Emphasis
ITNW 4501 Network Planning and Design 3
ITNW 4502 Secure Networks and Communications Protocols 3
ITMM 4423 Security for E-Commerce 3
Informatics Emphasis
9 hours of upper division courses in a single discipline or in a recognized minor program at Clayton State. Students should use Free Electives to satisfy any prerequisites for upper division coursework in an Informatics Emphasis. See additional information below.
Free Electives (4 courses)

Total Program Credit Hours

120

* Programming options are CSCI 1301/1302 or ITFN 1303/2313 or WBIT 1310/2311.

** Students pursuing Informatics Emphasis should choose courses in the free electives to satisfy prerequisites of the required upper division courses from the selected area of emphasis.

Last updated Dec 2019

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