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 student earns “D” in a CNIT course that is not used as a prerequisite, 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.
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 credit hours): Any non-remedial course from AUM, see course catalogue.
- Liberal Arts Requirement (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 (18 credit hours): Students must satisfy the requirements of the General Education as per the following conditions:
- 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 and Philosophy (please refer to Course Catalogue, General Education section).
- 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:
- Courses that are already required under category other than General Education requirement:
- cannot be considered as a General Education course;
- do not count towards the 2-course limit in General Education requirement.
Area Maximum Courses to Take 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 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