The Bachelor of Science in Information Systems and Technology degree requires a minimum of 124 total credit hours, a minimum cumulative grade point average (CGPA) of 2.00 and a minimum grade point average (GPA) of 2.00 in CNIT courses.

A minimum grade of “C-” is required in all prerequisite CNIT courses: if a student earns “D” in a CNIT course that is not used as a prerequisite, then he/she does not need to retake the course, but the above required minimum grade point average of 2.0 in CNIT courses must be met.

  • IST Requirements ( 84 credit hours):
    • Technology Requirements (14 credit hours): IT 104, TECH 120, OLS 252, TECH 320 and TECH 330.
    • IST Core Requirements (34 credit hours): CNIT 180, CNIT 155, CNIT 176, CNIT 242, CNIT 255, CNIT 272, CNIT 280, [CNIT 315 or CNIT 325], CNIT 380, [CNIT 372 or CNIT 392] and CNIT 480.
    • Information Systems Selective Requirements (15 credit hours): Any 300 level or higher CNIT course. See course catalogue for course selection, other than those required by the degree.
    • Required Selectives (21 credit hours):
      • Accounting Selective (3 credit hours): ACT 300 or ACT 200.
      • Statistics Selective (3 credit hours): STAT 225 or STAT 301.
      • Interdisciplinary Selective (15 credit hours): No more than two courses can be selected from each of the following five categories. Courses are subject to availability. The electives may be replaced by a planned alternate sequence of Interdisciplinary electives which reflect a subject of interest to which computing can be applied with Department’s approval.
        A. Finance
        IT 450 – Production Cost Analysis
        FIN 300 – Managerial Finance
        ACT 310 – Managerial Accounting
        B. Manufacturing or Marketing
        IT 345 – Automatic Identification and Data Capture
        MKT 300 – Principles of Marketing Management
        MGMT 323 – Introduction to Market Analysis
        C. Business Law
        BUS 220 – Business Law and Ethics
        D. Quality Control
        OLS 484 – Leadership Strategies for Quality and Productivity
        IT 342 – Introduction to Statistical Quality
        E. Organizational Management, Behavior and Human Resources (OBHR)
        BUS 250 – Business Organization and Management
        ENTR 200 – Introduction to Entrepreneurship and Innovation
        ENTR 310 – Marketing and Management for New Ventures
        HRM 300 – Organizational Behavior
        HRM 340 – Human Resource Management
  • Mathematics and Science Requirement (6 credit hours): MA 223 and MA 224.
  • Free Elective (3 – 7 credit hours): Any non-remedial course from AUM, see course catalogue.
  • Liberal Arts Requirement (27 – 31 credit hours):
    • English Language and Communication Skills (13 credit hours): ENGL 100, ENGL 106, COM 114, and [ENGL 420 or ENGL 421] (Refer to the General Education Section in the Course Catalogue).
    • General Education Requirement (14 – 18 credit hours): Students must satisfy the requirements of the General Education as per the following conditions:
      1. Courses must be drawn from the following General Education areas at AUM: Speech and Communication, English Language and Literature, History, Fine Arts, Physical Education, Self-Development and Life Style, Culinary Arts, Ethics, Social Sciences, Psychological Sciences, Natural Sciences, Child Development and Family Studies, Economics, Philosophy, Other Languages, and Science, Technology and Society (please refer to Course Catalogue, General Education section).
      2. In order to ensure sufficient exposure to General Education topics, unless otherwise specified by the degree requirements of the academic major, the student cannot take more than 2 courses from the same area/sub-area as, as shown in tables below:

        Area Maximum Courses to Take
        Speech and Communication 2
        English Language and Literature 2
        History 2
        Physical Education 2
        Culinary Arts 2
        Ethics 2
        Psychological Sciences 2
        Natural Sciences 2
        Child Development and Family Studies 2
        Economics 2
        Philosophy 2
        Other Languages 2
        Science, Technology and Society (STS) 2
        Area Sub-Area Maximum Courses to Take
        Fine Arts Arts and Design 2
        Theatre 2
        Music 2
        Fashion and Apparel Design 2
        Photography and Media 2
        Self-Development and Life Style       Academic and Career Skills Development 2
        Character and Leadership Skills Development 2
        Life Management Development 2
        Development of Thinking Skills 2
        Technology and Innovation 2


      4. Courses that are already required under other category than General Education requirement:
        1. cannot be considered as a General Education course;
        2. do not count towards the 2-course limit in General Education requirement.