Professional Technology Studies, BS

Campus: Online


The BS in Professional Technology Studies is an accelerated degree program designed to prepare students for successful professional careers in a global economy in the midst of rapid technological change. It incorporates a concentrations in either Web and Digital Media or Computer Forensics with courses in the liberal arts and sciences. The program is for adults who have experience in the workplace and an AS or AA degree or the equivalent (64 credits).

The BS in professional technology studies is offered through the Seidenberg School of Computer Science and Information Systems and supported by Pace University's Division of Adult Enrollment Services. This division has traditionally been responsible for lending support to the adult undergraduate student, evaluating prior college-level credit, and evaluating life experience for academic credit.

Major Completion Summary

Requirement Credits
Transfer Credits 56-64
Computer Forensics Concentration 64
Web and Digital Media Concentration 56-64
Total Credits 120

Transfer Credits (56-64 Credits)

Transfer Credit Total: 56-64

Web and Digital Media Concentration (64 Credits)

Required Major Courses
IT Foundation
CIT 211Introduction to Computer Systems4
CIT 221Global Networking Technology4
CIT 231Web Authoring and Digital Media4
CIT 241Database Management4
CIT 251Computer Security Overview4
Career Focus: Web and Digital Media
CIT 332Multimedia and User Interface Design4
CIT 334Technical Writing4
CIT 336Web Scripting4
MAR 349Strategic Internet Marketing3
Liberal Arts and Science Electives
Select 21-29 credits21-29
Total Credits56-64

Computer Forensics Concentration (56-64 Credits)

Program takes 2 1/2 years to complete and is comprised of seven 12-week terms.

This program is offered through the Pace Online Degree Completion program. This degree from Pace's Seidenberg School of Computer Sciences and Information Systems offers a concentration in Computer Forensics.

Computer Forensic Courses
AIT 103Online Seminar1
CIS 101Introduction to Computing3
MAT 125Technical Math 14
CIT 211Introduction to Computer Systems4
CIT 221Global Networking Technology4
CIT 231Web Authoring and Digital Media4
CIT 241Database Management4
CIT 251Computer Security Overview4
CIT 361Forensic Investigation, Acquisition, and Analysis of Digital Evidence4
CIT 363Computer Forensics, Cyber Law and Evidence Admissibility4
CIT 365Mobile Device Forensics4
CRJ 346Terrorism and Society3
CRJ 242Crime and Public Policy3
Elective Credit1
Arts and Science Electives
Select 8 credits of the following:8
Recommended Liberal Arts Electives (choose 8 credits from the courses listed below):
Contemporary American Literature
The American Experience: Wealth and American Culture
Critical Thinking and Problem Solving
Environmental Science
Total Credits55