Sep 24, 2020  
2020-2021 EIU Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2020-2021 EIU Undergraduate Catalog

Computer and Information Technology (B.S.)


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Total Semester Hours Required for the Degree: 123-126 semester hours

Major


The Computer and Information Technology (CIT) program prepares technical professionals for applications of computer and information technology. Those professionals typically work in an information technology (IT) department in a computer operations capacity for organizations ranging from manufacturing, service, and healthcare to education and government.

The BS in Computer and Information Technology comprises:


  1. 37 semester hours in general education
  2. 6-9 hours of math & science foundation
  3. 68 semester hours in CIT major coursework
  4. 12 semester hours in technical electives

General Requirements:


In addition to the required mathematics courses noted below, 37 hours of general education courses are required by the university to prepare students to become well-rounded professionals.

Accelerated Graduate Program - M.S. in Cybersecurity Shared Credit Course:


(see footnote 2)

  • TEC 5313Z - Networking & Advanced Data Communications. Credits: 3
  • TEC 5323Z - Advanced Database Technology. Credits: 3

Accelerated Graduate Program - M.S. in Technology Shared Credit Courses:


(see footnote 2)

  • TEC 5313Z - Networking & Advanced Data Communications. Credits: 3
  • TEC 5323Z - Advanced Database Technology. Credits: 3
  • TEC 5333Z - Management of Computer Technology. Credits: 3
  • TEC 5343Z - Multimedia & Web Technology. Credits: 3

Footnote:


1 “Z” sections of MIS 4850, MIS 4860 and EGT 4823 can only be taken by students who wish to pursue and are admitted to the Accelerated Graduate Program for the M.S. in Cybersecurity. Please see the Graduate Catalog for requirements. 

2 Application and acceptance into Accelerated Graduate Program required. Please see the Graduate Catalog for requirements.

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