Bachelor of Science in Information Technology

Fall 2017 graduates

Current BSIT Students

Key Dates, Fall 2020:

See also: Calendars and exams by the Office of the Registrar.

Requirements of the B.S. Information Technology

Students with catalog years of Spring 2019 and earlier: Please see this flowchart of the 21 courses (=64 credit hours) required in the IT major.

Students with catalog years of Fall 2019 and later: Please see p. 1 of this file for a flowchart of the 22 courses (=67 credit hours) required in the IT major. Of the 22 courses, there are 18 core and required courses (55 hours) and 4 courses (12 hours) in one of the following three concentrations (listed on p. 2 of the file):

  • Business Application Development (BAD)
  • Business Data Management (BDM)
  • Cyber Security (CYS) - Students interested in the NSA/DHS CAE certification find more information about its requirements here.
Students with catalog years of Fall 2020 and later: Starting in Fall 2020, a fourth concentration is offered:

The flowcharts provide a suggested order of courses to take over a period of four semesters. It is generally recommended that students take the lower-level courses (100-, 200-level) before moving on to the upper-level courses (300-, 400-level).

The courses required in the IT-major fulfill UNCW's University Requirements as follows:

BSIT-Relevant Courses Offered/Anticipated in 2020

last updated: 5/11/2020

Spring 2020 Summer 2020
Fall 2020
Core and Required Courses (listed roughly in the order in which they should be taken)

STT 215 - Introduction to Statistics or

     BAN 280 - Statistical Analysis for Business and Economics

√ (online only)

√ (online only)

MAT 151 - Basic Calculus with Applications I or

     CSC 133 - Discrete Math Structures

√ (online only)

√ (online only)

CIT 110 - Fluency in Information Technology √ (online only) (online only) √ (online only)

CSC 131 - Introduction to Computer Science or

     CSC 121 - Programming Concepts I

 -

√ (online only)

 -

√ (online only)

CIT 204 - Digital Media √ (online only) (online only) √ (online only)
CIT 213 - Introduction to Databases: Techniques and Technologies √ (online only) (online only) √ (online only)

MIS 320 - Network Fundamentals or

     CSC 344 - Computer Networks

-

√ (online only)

CIT 225 - Platform Technologies or

     CSC 242 -  Computer Organization

-

√ (online only)

MIS 316 - Business Application Development -
MIS 310 - Web Page Development Languages -
MIS 315 - Management of Database Systems -
MIS 411 - Information Systems Analysis -
MIS 352 - Network Systems Administration -
MIS 324 - Information Security Management -
CSC 385 - Professional and Ethical Issues in Computer Science √ (online only)
MIS 480 - IT Resource Planning and Management -
CIT 410 - Web Application Development -
CIT 425 - Human-Computer Interfaces -
Additional courses (electives and concentrations)
MIS 419 - Information Technology Project Management (BAD concentration) - -
MIS 328 - Application Lifecycle Management (BAD Concentration) - -
MIS 413 - Systems Design/Capstone Project (BAD concentration) -
MIS 327 - Data Center Management (BDM Concentration) - -
MIS 492-001 - Unstructured Data Analysis (BDM Concentration) - -
MIS 322 - Information Assurance and Security (CYS concentration) -
MIS 365 - Ethical Hacking (CYS concentration) -
MIS 492-002 - Cyber Supply Chain Risk Management (CYS concentration)
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CIT/MIS 491 - Directed Individual Study (BAD, BDM, and CYS concentrations)
CIT/MIS 498 - Internship in Information Systems (BAD, BCM, and CYS concentrations)
CSC 231 - Introduction to Data Structures (CSC concentration) √ (online only)
CSC 331 - Object-Oriented Programming and Design (BDM and CSC concentrations) -
CSC 315 - Mobile Application Development (BDM and CSC concentrations) - -
CSC 365 - Client-Side Web Development (CSC concentration) - -
CSC 455 - Database Design and Implementation (CSC concentration) -
For official updates, please see the following:
  • Course Catalogue, includes course descriptions and prerequisites
  • Course Offerings, click on Search for Courses and select a term for information on section dates, times, locations, and instructor names