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  Oct 22, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 Governors State University Academic Catalog

Information Technology, B.S.


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The Information Technology (ITECH) degree from the College of Arts and Sciences  takes students into the worlds of information security, digital forensics, virtualization, and cloud computing. This program provides students with cutting edge coursework and advanced, real-world projects. The program collaborates closely with related programs in Computer Science, Criminal Justice, and Management Information Systems so students can tailor their degree to their career goals. Information Technology undergraduates receive a balance of theory and application as they learn to use a broad range of software and hardware to design and deploy various computer and network systems; and to work independently and collaboratively to solve problems.

Degree Requirements


Students must meet all university requirements for a bachelor's degree.

General Education Requirements (37-41 Hours)


See Bachelor's Degree Requirements  for general education requirements.

Foundation Courses (3 Hours)


The following course must be taken at the lower-division level (Substitutions are allowed with the permission of the program advisor):

Program Core Courses (12 Hours)


The following courses must be taken at either the lower- or upper-division level:


(Substitutions are allowed with the permission of the program advisor)

The following courses must be taken at upper-division level:


(Substitutions are allowed with the permission of the program advisor)

Program Concentration Selective Courses (27 Hours)


The following courses must be taken at upper-division level.

Students must take 27 credit hours of concentration selective courses from the following. Students may also take courses in different concentrations.

Electives (22-26 Hours)


Total - 120 Hours


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