2020-2021 Catalog

Information Technology, Bachelor of Science

The Bachelor of Science in Information Technology (BSIT) is the study of systemic approaches to select, develop, apply, integrate, and administer secure computing technologies to enable users to accomplish their personal, organizational, and societal goals. The IT graduate is a collaborative problem solver, skilled practitioner, or applied research investigator who enjoys getting technology to work effectively and meet user needs in a variety of settings. IT graduates work collaboratively to integrate new technologies in the workplace and community and ensure a superior and productive experience for the user and all the organization’s functions. 

B.S. in Information Technology Program Educational Objectives

The Bachelor of Science in Information Technology program will prepare students to: 

  • Integrate a foundational knowledge of all areas of information technology.
  • Apply fundamental principles and practices of information technology.
  • Apply critical and ethical thinking to solve problems in information technology.
  • Evaluate data to inform decisions and solve problems in information technology.
  • Create the ability to develop and express ideas while applying a variety of delivery models, genres, and styles.
  • Collaborate effectively on diverse teams to accomplish a common goal.

City University of Seattle's undergraduate admission requirements, found under Admissions in the catalog menu, apply to this program. 

Total Required Credits (180 Credits)

*This program requires MATH 151 (Calculus) or higher.

Preparatory Course (15 Credits)

IS 201Fundamentals of Computing

5

CS 132Computer Science I

5

CS 251Statistical Computing (QSR for select programs/NS)

5

Core Requirements (45 Credits)

CS 302Human Computer Interaction

5

CS 330Network Communications

5

CS 351Discrete Mathematics in Computing (NS)

5

IS 312Web Design

5

IS 340Operating Systems

5

IS 345Cybersecurity

5

IS 350Systems Analysis and Design

5

IS 360Database Technologies

5

IS 471Cyber Ethics (SS)

5

Information Technology (30 Credits)

CS 428System Administration

5

CS 434Cloud Computing

5

IS 440Quality Assurance

5

IS 468Tools and Techniques

5

IS 470IT Service Management

5

IS 472IT Compliance

5

Upper Division Electives (10 credits)

Choose two classes from the list below.
IS 456Database Systems Management

5

IS 457Enterprise Systems

5

CS 476Data Analysis and Presentation

5

CS 479Data Mining and Machine Learning

5

CS 481Network Security

5

CS 487Data Security

5

CS 493Technology and Computing Internship

5

Capstone (5 Credits)

CS 497Technology and Computing Capstone

5