Graduation Requirements (A Minimum of 120 Credits)

Computer Information Technology encompasses all aspects of computing technology. A Bachelor’s degree will apply modern technologies to the areas of programming to traditional, web and mobile applications, and will cover such areas as networking, information security and databases. The courses also prepare the student to take on many of the industry’s top certifications. This bachelor’s degree prepares the student to pursue a wide range of IT positions such as database and system administrators, web and application developers, network analyst, security analyst, security risk assessor and IT implementation specialists.

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General Education Requirements (39 Credits)

COMMUNICATIONS (9 Credits)
Credit Hours
  • ENC 1101
    English Composition I**
    3
  • ENC 1102
    English Composition II**
    3
  • SPC 1017
    Fundamentals of Oral Communication
    3
HUMANITIES (6 CREDITS)
Credit Hours
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    6
BEHAVIORAL/SOCIAL SCIENCE (6 CREDITS)
Credit Hours
  • ECO 2013
    Principles of Macroeconomics
    3
  •  
    3
NATURAL SCIENCE (7 CREDITS includes 1 LAB)
Credit Hours
  •  
    7
MATHEMATICS (7 CREDITS)
Credit Hours
  • MAC 1105
    College Algebra I**
    3
  • STA 2014
    Introduction to Statistics**
    4
COMPUTERS (4 CREDITS)
Credit Hours
  • CGS 1030c
    Introduction to Information Technology
    4
  • SLS 1501
    College Study Skills
     

CORE REQUIREMENTS (42 Credits)

Courses
Credit Hours
  • CGS 2540
    Database Management Systems
    4
  • CGS 1820c
    Web Programming I
    3
  • CGS 3092
    Cyber Ethics
    3
  • CIS 2202
    Introduction to Computer Forensics
    3
  • CIS 4526
    Project Management in IT
    3
  • CNT 2000c
    Networking Essentials Network+
    3
  • CNT 2401c
    Network Security
    4
  • COP 1250c
    JAVA Programming I
    3
  • CTS 1651c
    LAN Switching and Wireless Networking
    4
  • CTS 2145
    Operating Systems (LINUX)
    3
  • CTS 2151c
    A+ Computer Maintenance and Repair I***
    3
  • CTS 2152c
    A+ Computer Maintenance and Repair II***
    3
  • ISM 3011
    Management Information Systems
    3

CONCENTRATIONS

Cyber Security (18 CREDITS)
Credit Hours
  • CIS 3535
    Principles of Information Security
    3
  • CIS 3363
    Cybersecurity Fundamentals
    3
  • CIS 4204
    Ethical Hacking
    3
  • ISM 4320
    Management of Information Security
    3
  • CGS 4812
    Disaster Recovery
    3
  • CNT 2404
    Intrusion Prevention and Detection
    3
Computer Forensics (18 CREDITS)
Credit Hours
  • CIS 3382
    Investigating Hard Disk, Files and OS
    3
  • CIS 3391
    Computer Forensics Investigation Procedures
    3
  • CIS 4389
    Investigating Data and Image Files
    3
  • CNT 2414
    Investigating Cybercrime
    3
  • CNT 2510
    Investigating Wireless Networks and Devices
    3
  • CTS 2315
    Investigating Network Intrusions
    3
Programming and Database Management Concentration (18 CREDITS)
Credit Hours
  • CGS 2821c
    Web Programming II**
    3
  • COP 2805C
    JAVA Programming II
    3
  • COP 4594
    Advanced .NET Framework Programming**
    4
  • CTS 2433c
    SQL Server**
    4
  • ISM 3212
    Advanced Database Management
    4
Suggested Elective Credits (21 CREDITS)
Credit Hours
  • CGS 1500c
    Word Processing
    3
  • CGS 1522c
    Microsoft Office Specialist/Powerpoint
    3
  • COP 2010
    Visual Basic Programming I
    4
  • CTS 2155c
    IT Help Desk Support
    4
  • CTS 2300c
    Client Operating System
    4
  • CTS 2302c
    Active Directory Service
    4
  • CTS 2328c
    Server Installation, Configuration and Admin.
    4
  • CTS 2650c
    Routing Protocols and Concepts
    4

All Credit Courses from within this division or any other division can be used as Suggested Electives.

NOTE: A total of up to 60 credits may be transferred from the General Education and/or Elective courses taken during a degree program. FNU reserves the right to transfer the appropriate courses.

*General Education Component (see page 205)

**This course has prerequisites; check course descriptions

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