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Information Technology, BA


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Information Technology (IT) applies modern technologies to the creation, management and use of information. IT professionals perform a variety of duties that range from installing applications to designing complex computer networks and information databases. Students are required to obtain 120 credit hours for the undergraduate Bachelor of Arts degree. As part of the degree requirements, students are required to take a combination of computer science and computer engineering classes.

Core Curriculum - 42 Hours

Core Requirements

Course Recommended

Hours

Communication 1 *Grade of C or better required

ENGL 1313 - College Writing I

3

Communication 2 *Grade of C or better required

TECM 2700 - Technical Writing

3

Mathematics

MATH 1100 - College Algebra

3

Life & Physical Sciences 1

CHEM 1410/1430 - General Chemistry & Lab I

3/1

Life & Physical Sciences 2

CHEM 1420/1440 - General Chemistry II & Lab II 

3/1

Language, Philosophy, & Culture

Any course in foundation area

3

Creative Arts

Any course in foundation area

3

American History 1

HIST 2610 - US History to 1865

3

American History 2

HIST 2620 - US History 1865 to Present

3

Government & Political Science 1

PSCI 1040 - American Government: Laws and Institutions

3

Government & Political Science 2

PSCI 1050 - American Government: Process and Policies

3

Social & Behavioral Science

Any course in foundation area

3

Component Area 1

MATH 1680 - Elementary Probability & Statistics

3

Component Area 2

MATH 1600 - Trigonometry

3

Major Curriculum Requirements - 58 Total Hours

(Must maintain advanced CSCE course GPA of 2.75 or better)

Course

Pre-Requisite

Hours

CSCE 1030 - Computer Science I

MATH 1100

3

CSCE 1040 - Computer Science II

CSCE 1030

3

CSCE 2100 - Foundations in Computer Science I

CSCE 1040 (co-requisite)

3

CSCE 2110 - Foundations in Computer Science II

CSCE 2100

3

CSCE 2300 - Digital Logic

3

CSCE 3110 - Data Structures

CSCE 2110

3

CSCE 3220 - Human Computer Interfaces

CSCE 2110

3

CSCE 3310 - Operating Systems

CSCE 2300

3

CSCE 3420 - Internet Programming

CSCE 3110

3

CSCE 3055 - IT Project Management

CSCE 2100

3

CSCE 3530 - Intro to Computer Networks

CSCE 3310

3

CSCE 4010 - Social Issues in Computing

Junior standing

3

CSCE 4350 - Intro to Database Systems Design

CSCE 2110

3

CSCE 4360 - Database Administration

CSCE 4350

3

CSCE 4444 - Software Engineering

CSCE 2110

3

CSCE 4550 - Intro to Computer Security

CSCE 3310

3

CSCE 4905 - Capstone I                                                                                    

CSCE 3055 and CSCE 4444 (co-requisite)

3

CSCE 4925 - Capstone II

CSCE 4905

3

MATH 1710 - Calculus I

MATH 1600

4

Electives/Minor - 20+ Hours

(Additional hours may be required based on coursework completed above. 120+ total hours needed for graduation)

UNT Dallas Degree Requirements:

Requirement

120 hours (minimum) required for degree completion

Residency Requirement - At least 30 hours must be completed at UNT Dallas

42 Advanced Hours (3XXX or 4XXX) - 24 advanced hours must be completed at UNT Dallas

UNT Dallas GPA 2.0 or higher required

Cumulative GPA 2.0 or higher required, with “C” or better required in all non‐core courses.

Advanced CSCE Course (Above 3000) GPA 2.75 or higher required

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