Computer Information Technology

In the Computer Information Technology (CIT) program, applications are given more emphasis than formal properties. The student acquires a systematic body of knowledge with respect to business problems and their solutions. Emphasis is given to business information systems, network administration, service support, system administration, and web based systems. Students should note that, although the introductory sequence in the curriculum is programming, information technology involves much more than programming. The CIT program prepares the student for work in the business arena.

The Business Information Systems concentration prepares students for work in companies where business skills, computer technology, and management information systems intersect. Graduates with this concentration will work with (or produce) computer-based information systems.

The Interactive Multimedia Application Development concentration prepares students for work in businesses that produce computer applications containing interactive multimedia components. Graduates with this concentration will work with (or produce) computer technology products such as graphical user interfaces, web-based applications, computer-based training programs, kiosks, computer graphics, and computer games.

Requirements for the Major in Computer Information Technology

CIT Core, Concentration, and a Senior Project

CIT Core: 15 s.h.—CSC 2010, 2020, 2200; MAT 1050 (or higher), 1100 (or higher).

CIT Concentration in Business Information Systems: 48 s.h.—ACC 2510, 2530; BUS 3320, 3430; ECO 2160, 2610, 2620; CSC 3010, 3090, 3050, 3100, 4200; and 4 courses from the following: COM 3060 and any additional CSC courses at 3000 level or above except CSC 4900.

CIT Concentration in Interactive Multimedia Application Development: 42 s.h.— CSC 3010, 3050, 3090, 3100, 3500, 4200, 4400, 4500; and 6 courses from the following: COM 3040, 3060, 3310, 3410, 3530 and any  additional CSC Courses at 3000 level or above except CSC 4900.

Senior Project: 3 s.h.—CSC 4900

Requirements for the minor in Computer Information Technology

21 s.h.— CSC 2010, 2020, 2200, 3010, 3050; MAT 1050 (or higher), 1100 (or higher).

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Program Faculty & Staff

Tat Chan, Dean, School of Science & Human Development

Tat Chan

Dean, School of Science & Human Development
(910) 630-7286

Gary Hinson

Associate Professor of Computer Science
(910) 630-7141
Terry House, Professor of Computer Science

Terry House

Chair, Computer Science
(910) 630-7416
Bing Qi, Assistant Professor of Computer Science

Bing Qi

Assistant Professor of Computer Science
(910) 630-7129
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