BS in Computer Information Science/MS in Information Technology and Management
The BS in Computer Information Science/MS in Information Technology and Management accelerated degree program is a 150-hour STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) degree designed to prepare students to be successful servant leaders in the data-driven marketplace. This degree provides students a solid foundation in Computer Information Sciences coupled with advanced courses in Business Management and Technology. Students can also choose electives and concentrations based on their area of interest. This enables them to explore how the interaction between technology and management provides strong solutions.
credit hours (BS)
Developing A Christian Mind
ENGL 1301 - Composition and Rhetoric I
ENGL 1302 - Composition and Rhetoric II
ENGL 2301 - World Literature I
ENGL 2302 - World Literature II
Foundations for Excellence
FOUN 1101 - Foundations for Excellence
is required of all first-year and transfer students with fewer than 15 credit hours. (AP, CLEP, IB, or dual/concurrent credit earned while in high school does not count toward these 15 credit hours.)
HIST 1301 - U.S. History to 1865
HIST 1302 - U.S. History Since 1865
HIST 2301 - World Civilization I
HIST 2302 - World Civilization II
KNES 1101 - Fitness for Living
and one additional activity course (KNES 1102-1122); for veterans or those 25 years of age or older prior to enrollment at DBU, KNES courses are waived.
MATH 1303 - College Algebra
MATH 1307 - Finite Math for Business Analysis
MATH 1405 - Calculus and Analytic Geometry
Natural Science (1000 or 2000 level courses only)
11 hours from Biology, Chemistry, Geology, Environmental Science, Physical Science, or Physics.
RELI 1301 - Old Testament Survey
RELI 1302 - New Testament Survey
and three additional credit hours depending on credit hours transferred at time of initial enrollment
Social Science (1000 or 2000 level courses only)
POLS 2301 - American National Government
and an additional three credit hours may be selected from Economics, Philosophy, Political Science, Psychology, or Sociology.
TOTAL GENERAL STUDIES HOURS
Computer Information Science Major
COSC 1302 - Introduction to Computer Science and Programming
Additional credit hours in selected concentration:
12 credit hours from:
COSC 3408 - Computer Security I
COSC 4401 - Operating Systems
COSC 4408 - Computer Security II
12 credit hours from:
COSC 3410 - Website Development and Programming
COSC 4403 - Mobile Cloud Computing
COSC 4409 - Big Data Technologies
MATH 3301 - Elementary Foundations of Mathematics
MATH 3307 - Introduction to Numerical Methods
MATH 4302 - Abstract Algebra I (S-L)
plus appropriate requisites.
Shared Undergraduate/Graduate Courses
MSITM 6342 - Database Management for Business Analysis
Additional Upper-Level Electives Required*
Additional Lower or Upper-Level Electives Required*
TOTAL UNDERGRADUATE WITH SHARED HOURS REQUIRED
A 120-credit-hour minimum for a bachelor's degree is required. Students must complete all Undergraduate hours and shared undergraduate/graduate hours prior to enrolling for remaining Graduate hours.
In order to satisfy the “Undergraduate only” portion of an accelerated degree plan, sufficient lower-level and upper-level elective hours must be taken to complete the minimum number of Undergraduate credit hours required for each specific accelerated degree.
As part of this accelerated degree plan, 6 shared Graduate hours will be counted toward a minimum of 42 upper-level Undergraduate credit hours required for all bachelor’s degrees.
REMAINING GRADUATE REQUIREMENTS
credit hours (MS)
MISM 6320 - Systems Analysis and Project Management
Choose one from the following:
Choose three graduate-level courses (9 hours) from Accounting, Entrepreneurship, Finance, General Management, Human Resources, or Marketing:
Concentrations (12 hours)
Business Intelligence and Analytics
Information Security for Managers
Information Technology Management
Technology Strategy and Consulting
TOTAL ADDITIONAL GRADUATE HOURS REQUIRED
TOTAL CREDIT HOURS REQUIRED FOR ACCELERATED DEGREE
(S-L) = Course(s) with field-based service-learning component.
Refer to course descriptions for course requisites.