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PROGRAM OVERVIEW

 

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ON CAMPUS ONLINE 4 YEARS 120 $18,600
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DEGREE DETAILS

The BS degree in Information Technology is earned by completing the program course requirements of 120 credit hours. Of these credit hours, 63 credits are major or core courses, 42 general education credits, and 18 pure elective credits. Students must meet their core requirements as well as their general education requirements. In addition, students must meet the following criteria:

1. Students enrolled in the undergraduate program must maintain a Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) of at least 2.0 out of 4.0 to qualify for the BA degree, to remain in good standing, and to graduate.
2. The Maximum Time Frame (MTF) for completion of the BA program is 180 credits.
3. An undergraduate student may transfer up to 60 credit hours earned at accredited institutions.
4. No degree credit is received by an undergraduate for any failing grade (a grade less than D, or 1.00 out of 4.00 grade points).

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PROGRAM OUTCOMES

1. Practical application of computing and mathematics knowledge Analytical problem solving and trouble-shooting techniques Database design and administration with the use of DBMS and SQL § Data Center technology and management Scripting languages, including Perl, PHP, and JavaScript Design, implementation, and evaluation of computer-based systems Computer programming with C++ and other high-level languages Establishing computer networks with hardware and software components.

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COURSES IN THE DEGREE

Students must earn a total of 120 college credit hours to receive this degree. Of these credit hours, 60 credits are core courses, 42 general education credits, and 18 elective credits. Students must meet their core requirements as well as their general education requirements.

In addition, students must meet the following criteria:

  • Students enrolled in the undergraduate program must maintain a Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) of at least 2.0 out of 4.0 to qualify for the BA degree, to remain in good standing, and to graduate.
  • The Maximum Time Frame (MTF) for completion of the bachelor’s program is 180 credit hours.
  • An undergraduate student may transfer up to 90 credit hours earned at accredited institutions.
  • No degree credit is received by an undergraduate for any failing grade (a grade less than D, or 1.00 out of 4.00 grade points).

INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY:
COURSE LISTING

Core Requirements: 60 Credits

Course Code Course Name Pre Requisite Credit
CMPS 122 Introduction to Programming I   3
CMPS 202 Data Structure and Algorithms CMPS 122 3
CMPS 211 Computer Network   3
CMPS 222 Programming II CMPS 122 3
CMPS 226 Introduction to Data Science   3
CMPS 318 Intermediate Macroeconomics   3
CMPS 320 Database Management Systems   3
CMPS 350 Computer Forensics   3
ISIT 224 Cyber Security Law   3
ISIT 225 Information System Analysis and Design   3
ISIT 226 Cloud Computing   3
ISIT 352 Management Information System ISIT 224 3
ISIT 354 Web Development   3
ISIT 356 Software Architecture   3
ISIT 357 Software Quality and Testing   3
ISIT 360 Content Management Software   3
ISIT 401 Data Mining CMPS 226 3
MATH 110 Information Technology Audits and Controls ISIT 226 3
MATH 140 Introduction to Statistics   3
MATH225 Discrete Mathematics   3

Electives: 18 Credits (Choose 6 Courses)

Course Code Course Name Pre Requisite Credit
CMPS 205 Data Structure and Algorithms II CMPS 202 3
CMPS 310 Introduction to Artificial Intelligence CMPS 202 3
CMPS 322 Machine Learning and Pattern Recognition CMPS 202 3
CMPS 426 Bioinformatics MATH 110 3
CMPS 433 Game Programming CMPS 205 3
CMPS 438 Exploratory Data Analytics CMPS 226 3
ISIT 248 Mobile Development CMPS 112 3
ISIT 328 Data Warehouse Design CMPS 318 3
ISIT 340 Business Intelligence   3
ISIT 350 Advanced Web Application Design CMPS 122 3
ISIT 355 Advanced Mobile Application Development ISIT 248 or ISIT 350 or CMPS 222 3
ISIT 362 Social Network Analysis   3
ISIT 370 Agile Project Management MGMT 200 3
MGMT 200 Introduction to Project Management   3

PROGRAM BENEFITS

Bay Atlantic University offers a number of benefits and services to help our students succeed. Student Services offers various career preparation and personal development opportunities, including writing, speaking, and academic workshops, diverse clubs, and frequent social events. Our unique location in Downtown Washington, D.C., allows us to offer academic excursions to some of the most important political, historical, and cultural sites in the country. Students have the opportunity to live in the Island Condos student housing complex in Brookland, Washington, D.C., and have access to a school shuttle bus and WMATA U-Pass card to travel around the region quickly and affordably. For more information about the many benefits available at Bay Atlantic University, please visit bau.edu/student-services.

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CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

The undergraduate program provides comprehensive education in information technology to further develop the knowledge and skill

s to prepare for a career in IT. Students will qualify for jobs such as Computer Network Architect, Computer Support Specialist, Database Administrator, Information Security Analyst, Software Developer, Artificial Intelligence/ Machine Learning Engineer, Application Developer, Application Support Analyst, Applications Engineer, and Associate Developer.

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