Information Technology Major, BS

Campus: NYC, Westchester


Major Completion Summary

Requirement Credits
University Core Requirements 44-53
Major Requirements 37-39
Free Electives 19-30
Total Credits 120

University Core Requirements (44-53 Credits)

See complete University Core requirements.

Includes several of the major-required courses listed below:

Foundation Requirements
MAT 104Finite Mathematics3
CIT 110Introduction to Information Technology3
Areas of Knowledge
Two courses for each of the four Areas of Knowlege 124

Major Requirements (37-39)

IT Foundation
CIT 110Introduction to Information Technology3
CIT 211Introduction to Computer Systems4
CIT 221Global Networking Technology4
CIT 231Web Authoring and Digital Media4
CIT 241Database Management4
CIT 251Computer Security Overview4
CIT 481Capstone in Information Technology4
or CIT 471 Information Technology Internship
IT Career Focus Areas
Select one focus area with a minimum of three courses:10-12
Security Focus
Introduction to Programming I
Network and Internet Security
Computer Forensics
Operating Systems Concepts
Software Development Focus
Mathematical Structures for Computer Science
Introduction to Programming I
Introduction to Programming II
Systems Analysis and Design
Networking Focus
Introduction to Programming I
Distributed Computing
Network and Internet Security
Information Management Focus
Systems Analysis and Design
Project Management
Database Programming
Data Mining
Computer Forensics Focus
Forensic Investigation, Acquisition, and Analysis of Digital Evidence
Computer Forensics, Cyber Law and Evidence Admissibility
Mobile Device Forensics
Interdisciplinary Focus
Design a 3-course sequence from any discipline, with the approval of the department chair, totaling a minimum of 9 credits. See example below.
Criminal Justice
Introduction to Criminal Justice
Introduction to Private Security
Terrorism and Society
Management Science
Management Science and Production Management Concepts
Simulation and Risk Analysis
Total Credits37-39

Free Electives (19-30 Credits)

Free Electives
Select 19-30 credits 119-30
Total Credits19-30

Note: ENG 105C Composition and Rhetoric & ENG 105D Composition and Rhetoric II - CAP, MAT 100 Fundamental Mathematics, and MAT 103 Algebra cannot be used towards the 120 credits for graduation .