Information Technology, BS

60-63 credit hours

The School of Accelerated Degree Programs Bachelor of Science in Information Technology provides a wide range of courses for students interested in the information age. Classes are taught by experienced professionals in the various areas. 

The School of Accelerated Degree Programs general education requirements of the university must be met by each student. The Bachelor of Science in Information Technology requires 60-63 semester hours of credit in the major beyond the general education requirements. IMH 14200 (Basic Statistics) is also required for the major, which may be used to fulfill a general education elective requirement. An additional GE-Math course is required for this major, which may be used to fulfill the mathematics general education requirement. The student will work with a faculty advisor to determine an appropriate sequence of courses from the following lists of ten-credit-hour clusters, nine-credit-hour clusters and individual three-credit-hour courses.

General Education Math Requirements for Information Technology

6 credit hours

Required:

IMH 14200Basic Statistics

3

One of the following:

IMH 12100Introduction to Contemporary Mathematics

3

IMH 13200Quantitative Management Applications

3

IMH 22000Research Design and Methodology

3

or

Any GE-Math course.

3

Note: These required courses may also be used to complete general education requirements. Please refer to the general education requirements section of this catalog for more information.

Elective Clusters

Choose from the following clusters to reach 60-63 credit hours:

Ten credit hour clusters:

Network Technician Cluster (10) IC1

ICS 32300Cisco I-Introduction to Networks

5

ICS 32400Cisco II-Routing and Switching Essentials

5

Network Administrator Cluster (10) IC2

ICS 32500Cisco III-Scaling Networks

5

ICS 32600Cisco IV-Connecting Networks

5

Prerequisites: ICS 32300; ICS 32400.

Nine credit hour clusters:

Introduction to Programming I Cluster (9) IT23

IIT 21500Programming Logic and Design

3

IIT 21800C# Application Development

3

IIT 21900Software Development

3

Introduction to Programming II Cluster (9) IT26

IIT 31400Agile Software Development

3

IIT 31500Java Application Development

3

IIT 31600Advanced C# Application

3

Prerequisites: IIT 21500; IIT 21800; IIT 21900.

Network Operating System Cluster (9) IC4

ICS 41100Microsoft Windows Server Installation & Configuration

3

ICS 41200Linux Server Installation & Configuration

3

ICS 41400Microsoft Server Identity Administration

3

Prerequisites: ICS 32500; ICS 32600

Virtualization Fundamentals Cluster (9) IT18

IIT 36600Fundamentals of Data Center Virtualization

3

IIT 36700Fundamentals of Cloud Computing

3

IIT 36800Fundamentals of Desktop and Mobility Virtualization

3

Prerequisites: ICS 31100; ICS 31200.

Virtualization Administration Cluster (9) IT19

IIT 42400Data Center Virtualization Administration

3

IIT 42500Cloud Computing Administration

3

IIT 42600Desktop and Mobility Virtualization Administration

3

Prerequisites: IIT 36600; IIT 36700; IIT 36800.

Digital Forensic Cluster (9) IC5

ICS 42100Ethical Hacking

3

ICS 42300Advanced Penetration Testing

3

ICS 42400Cyber Security Analysis

3

Prerequisites: ICS 41100; ICS 41200; ICS 41400.

Web Design Cluster (9) IT5

IIT 37700Fundamentals of HTML

3

IIT 37800Applications in Web Development

3

IIT 37900Applications in Website Publishing

3

Database Analysis and Design Cluster (9) IT7

IIT 35100Database Analysis and Design Concepts

3

IIT 45200Database Application Implementation

3

IIT 45300Database Project Implementation

3

Prerequisites: IIT 21500; IIT 21800; IIT 21900.

Advanced Web Design Cluster (9) IT6

IIT 47700Fundamentals of User Interface Design

3

IIT 47800Applications in Object-Oriented Web Development

3

IIT 47900Applications in Multi-Tiered Web Programming

3

Cybercrime Cluster (9) CJ10

ICJ 35100Investigating Cybercrime

3

ICJ 35200Digital Evidence

3

ICJ 35300Case Studies in Cybercrime

3

Prerequisites: IIT 32100; IIT 32200; IIT 32300, or equivalent experience.

Cyber Security Cluster (9) IT16

Offered at Belleville.

IIT 33200Fundamentals of Cyber Security

3

IIT 33400Ethical Issues in Cyber Security

3

IIT 33300Secure Social Interaction in a Digital World

3

Prerequisites: IIT 32100; IIT 32200; IIT 32300, or equivalent experience.

Networking Cluster (9) IT3

Offered at Belleville.

IIT 32100Networking Essentials

3

IIT 32200Network Applications

3

IIT 32300Network Implementation-A Case Study and Simulation

3

Individual Elective Courses

The following courses may be incorporated into the undergraduate information technology degree. They are taught as individual courses but are offered in the quarter term.

IIT 34020Mobile Applications Programming

3

IIT 34030Java Programming

3

IIT 34040C++ Programming

3

IIT 34050C# Programming

3

IIT 49200-49699Special Topics in Information Technology

1-3

Information Technology Core Curriculum

54-57 credit hours

Required Courses

9 or 12 credit hours

Students complete either the Project Management Cluster and the capstone course (Belleville) or the Project Management/Capstone Cluster (St. Charles).

Project Management Cluster (9) IT8 and Capstone (3)

Offered at Belleville.

IIT 33100Project Cost and Schedule Estimating

3

IIT 43200Project Management Process

3

IIT 43300Cost and Scheduling Applications

3

and

IIT 48900Information Technology Capstone

3

Project Management Cluster is recommended as last cluster.

Or

Project Management/Capstone Cluster (9) IT24

Offered online or at St. Charles.

IIT 48100Project Management in Information Technology

3

IIT 48200Business Analysis in Information Technology

3

IIT 48900Information Technology Capstone

3

Prerequisite: Must be taken as last cluster.