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  Sep 19, 2017
 
 
    
2016-2018 Undergraduate Catalog

Information Technology, B.S., in partnership with UMKC


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College of Arts and Sciences

Students interested in majoring in information technology should take the following courses in the following sequence. Although variations of the core classes are possible, it is recommended that students take all the asterisked (*) courses (required for the major) as suggested below. Students should always check with the program director if they have questions about a proposed variation including taking any summer courses.

A grade of C or better is required in all asterisked (*) courses (required for the major). Students are responsible for checking prerequisites for any course.

Transfer courses at the 3000- or 4000-level are only accepted with prior advisor approval.

A minimum of 60 hours of service is required. The recommended minimum number of service hours for each year are: 10 hours during the freshman year, 15 hours during sophomore and junior years, and 20 hours during senior year.

Year 1


Fall Semester


Spring Semester


Year 2


Fall Semester


  • AC 2000 - Financial Accounting (3) *
  • MT 3400 - Probability and Statistics (3) *
  • Rockhurst elective (3) (THI)
  • CS 201 Problem Solving and Programming II (UMKC) (3)*  CS K201 (RU) (3)*
  • CS 201L Problem Solving and Programming II Lab (UMKC) (1)* CS K201L (RU) (1)*
  • CS 291 Discrete Structures II (UMKC) (3)* CS K291 (RU) (3)*
  • Total: 16 hours

Spring Semester


Year 3


Fall Semester


Spring Semester


Year 4


Fall Semester


  • Rockhurst elective (3) (HSII or LTII) that also satisfies GPR
  • Rockhurst Business Elective (3)* 
  • Rockhurst elective (3) (THII or PLII)
  • CS 449 Fundamentals of Software Engineering (UMKC) (3)*  CS K449 (RU) (3)*
  • CS 371 Database Design, Implementation and Validation (UMKC) (3)* CS K371 (RU) (3)*    OR
  • CS 470 Introduction to Database Management Systems (UMKC) (3)* CS K470 (RU) (3)*
  • IT Specialty Elective (UMKC) (3)* Take at least one additional course from each of the following categories:

       Networking (CS 420, IT 426, or IT 427) or Programming (CS 375, CS 423, CS 457, CS 461, or IT 350)

 

       Total: 18 hours

Spring Semester


  • Rockhurst Business elective (3)*
  • Rockhurst elective (3)
  • ANCH 308 Ethics and Professionalism in Computing and Engineering (UMKC) (3)* CS K308 (RU) (3)*
  • CS 451R Software Engineering (UMKC) (3)* CS K451R (RU) (3)*
  • IT Specialty Elective (UMKC) (3)*  Take at least one additional course from each of the following categories:

       Networking (CS 420, IT 426, or IT 427) or Programming (CS 375, CS 423, CS 457, CS 461, or IT 350)

  • IT 491 Internship (UMKC) (3)* IT K491 (RU) (3)*

      Total: 18 hours

Total Degree Hours Required: 134


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