Jan 28, 2022  
2020-21 Undergraduate Bulletin 
    
2020-21 Undergraduate Bulletin Archived

Information Technology, B.A.


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1. University Core Curriculum Requirements


A. Communication


B. Mathematics


C. Life and Physical Sciences


D. Language, Philosophy and Culture


E. Creative Arts


F. American History


G. Government/Political Science


H. Social and Behavioral Sciences


I. Component Area Option


Three hours from:


Three hours from:


2. Foundation of Knowledge


Core Labs


Two hours from appropriate laboratory courses for core science courses

Required Electives


Six hours from courses offered by the College of Liberal and Applied Arts  and/or the College of Fine Arts .

3. Information Technology Major


A student must have a grade of C or higher in all courses that are prerequisite to a computer science course before enrolling in that course.

Information Technology Advanced Option


One course from:

Computer Science Electives


Six hours of advanced level (3000 or 4000) Computer Science courses.  (A maximum of three hours may be used from CSIT 3185  and CSCI 4312 .)

4. Minor


An academic minor of at least 18 semester hours, but not more than 24 semester hours, with at least nine advanced hours and at least six advanced at SFA.

5. General Electives


Twelve credit hours of General Electives as advised.

Total hours: 120


Degree Map


Freshman Year


Fall


16 hours

Spring


16 hours

Sophomore Year


15 hours

Spring


15 hours

Junior Year


Fall


  • Information Technology Required Courses Credit(s): 3
  • Computer Science Electives Credit(s): 3
  • Foundation of Knowledge Required Elective Credit(s): 3
  • Minor or General Elective course Credit(s): 3
  • Minor or General Elective course Credit(s): 3
15 hours

Spring


  • Information Technology Required Courses Credit(s): 3
  • Computer Science Electives Credit(s): 3
  • Foundation of Knowledge Required Elective Credit(s): 3
  • Minor or General Elective course Credit(s): 3
  • Minor or General Elective course Credit(s): 3
15 hours

Senior Year


Fall


15 hours

Spring


13 hours

Grade Requirements


  • A grade of at least C in each freshman English course (ENGL 1301 , ENGL 1302 )
  • A C average in work completed in the major field
  • A C average in work completed in the minor field

The required averages are based on those SFA courses taken in each category that are included in the student’s official degree plan (CAPP).  Transfer and advanced placement coursework are not included in GPA calculations.

Texas Success Initiative Program


All students must satisfy provisions of the Texas Success Initiative program.  See TSI information  elsewhere in this bulletin.

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