2019-2020 Catalog

Information Technology, Bachelor of Science

The Bachelor of Science in Information Technology (IT) at City University of Seattle is a rigorous undergraduate program that offers the convenience of an online IT degree with the benefit of our state-of-the-art laboratories. Students will master the technologies and services employed in modern Information System (IS) environments, gaining insights from a faculty of current industry leaders and professionals.

B.S. in Information Technology Program Educational Objectives

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

  • Apply a broad base of technical concepts and practices in core technologies and a deep understanding in key topics to solve technical challenges.
  • Apply current technologies, skills, best practices and standards to developing, integrating and managing information technology and processes in support of business needs.
  • Communicate orally and in writing, to a wide range of audiences.
  • Contribute as a team member and leader integrating professional, ethical, legal, security and social responsibilities in a global environment.
  • Engage in continuing professional development in support of a career in technology or related field.
  • Identify and accommodate user needs in the design, selection, creation and administration of technology solutions, including interface, access and usability aspects.
  • Prepare solutions and develop project plans which account for the local and global impact on individuals, organizations and society.

Total Required Credits (180 Credits)

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

Preparatory Course (30 Credits)

IS 201Fundamentals of Computing

5

MATH 146Foundational Statistics (NS)

5

MATH 141Precalculus (CM or NS)

5

MATH 151Calculus (CM or NS)

5

CS 225Introduction to Web Design

5

CS 131Computer Science I - C++

5

Core Requirements (55 Credits)

BC 301Critical Thinking (HU)

5

IS 306Data Management Communications and Networking

5

CS 302Human Computer Interaction

5

CS 330Network Communications Basics

5

IS 340Operating Systems

5

IS 350Systems Analysis and Design

5

PM 401Introduction to Project Management

5

IS 345Information Security

5

IS 470IT Service Management

5

IS 471Information Technology Ethics

5

IS 375C++ Intermediate

5

Depth of Study (25 Credits)

CJ 360Cybercrime, Technology, and Social Change (SS)

5

IS 464Policy and Audits

5

IS 468Tools and Techniques

5

IS 472IT Compliance

5

CS 481Network Security

5

Capstone (5 Credits)

CS 497Technology Capstone

5